Communications

A smarter home is a safer home - but it may not be such a private home

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Martin Vesper of DigitalSTROM on how dumb appliances are becoming intelligent and connecting to services in the cloud
27 Jan 2015

Google defends policy to abandon security fixes on Android versions older than KitKat

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Is Android finally too fragmented to keep supporting earlier WebKit builds?
26 Jan 2015

Three UK to acquire O2 from Telefónica

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O2 deal will make Three the biggest mobile operator in the UK
23 Jan 2015

WhatsApp launches web messenger for browsers

But Apple Mac users won't be able to use it due to 'platform limitations'
22 Jan 2015

Three UK owner Hutchison Whampoa ‘in talks’ to acquire O2 for £9bn

Hong Kong conglomerate returns fire after BT’s purchase of EE
19 Jan 2015

Home Office scraps plans to extend Emergency Services Network

Poor mobile coverage will be rectified by refreshing existing ESN contract, with no need for an extension to mobile services contract
15 Jan 2015

Ofcom intervenes to impose new fibre broadband wholesale pricing rules on BT

Ofcom plans intended to increase competition for UK fibre broadband
15 Jan 2015

Heartbleed taught us we're vulnerable, so what do we need to do differently in 2015?

Chris Wysopal, co-founder, CISO and chief technology officer of Veracode, discusses the lessons learned from the security scares of 2014
14 Jan 2015

Security threats of connected medical devices

With 30 million people walking around with high-tech medical devices on them, Gary Newe, technical director F5 Networks, discusses just how safe they are
13 Jan 2015

RSA Insurance Group: 'We want to be the world's first truly social insurer'

New RSA Group head of social media explains how building communities for customers can benefit both sides
13 Jan 2015

Cameron calls for more government internet surveillance powers following Charlie Hebdo attack

Prime Minister will revive controversial Snoopers' Charter, should the Conservatives win the general election
12 Jan 2015

Facebook challenges YouTube's video dominance with QuickFire and Wit.ai acquisitions

Start-ups gain huge audience in Facebook deal, as social network aims to encourage users to ditch YouTube in favour of its own service
09 Jan 2015

Forget big data, 'small data' is going to be 100 times harder to tackle – EMC

Head of EMC's core technologies division says Internet of Things and driverless cars will create 'small data sprawl'
09 Jan 2015

Hillarys looks to recruit and train graduates as IT skills squeeze tightens

£125m UK manufacturer of blinds and shutters looks for creative ways to overcome the IT skills shortage
09 Jan 2015

Post-Christmas influx of new mobile devices poses enterprise security threat, warns EY

Businesses must ensure BYOD is properly managed, argues Massimo Cotrozzi, director of cyber crime investigations at EY
08 Jan 2015

In the thick of it: an interview with BT Group CIO Clive Selley

CIO discusses life at the heart of BT's broadband, business mobile and TV services
06 Jan 2015

Samsung: Industry must pull together to make Internet of Things happen

President and CEO Yoon appeals for greater openness and data sharing
06 Jan 2015

Staffordshire Police to be handed tablets in £500,000 project

Tablets would free up about 5,000 hours a week or the equivalent of 100 extra officers, claims police and crime commissioner
05 Jan 2015

'I'm unable to make an enterprise case for iPhone' says charity CIO

Combat Stress CIO Richard Burley tells Computing why he chose Android over Apple
05 Jan 2015

Global governments negotiating ‘mega trade deal’ to threaten internet freedoms and international privacy, alleges ‘leaked’ report

Cross-border information exchange and ISP management are focus
19 Dec 2014

Press Association picks EE to ensure journalists can work securely on the go

Journalists have to use Samsung S4 minis as they come equipped with Samsung Knox
19 Dec 2014

Combat Stress improves mental health care for military veterans with Dell infrastructure revamp

'They really just blew all the other people at the table out the water,' Combat Stess CIO Richard Burley tells Computing
19 Dec 2014

VMware CIO Tony Scott pushes IT-as-a-service model at virtualisation giant

Scott claims sceptics are now seeing the benefits of switching from the traditional method of procuring hardware
18 Dec 2014

BlackBerry launches BlackBerry Classic smartphone featuring QWERTY keyboard

“We listened closely to our customers’ feedback to ensure we are delivering the technologies to power them through their day,' says CEO John Chen
17 Dec 2014