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Why is Salesforce so expensive?

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Or is it? CIOs disagree as to the value provided by the software-as-a-service firm
21 Oct 2014

Google profits drop by five per cent year-on-year

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Missed analyst target causes three per cent share price fall
17 Oct 2014

Poodle security bug 'not as bad as Heartbleed'

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Vulnerability found by Google researchers is not as serious as Shellshock or Heartbleed but is still a concern
16 Oct 2014

Backbytes: Apple and Facebook with frozen egg on faces

Silicon Valley companies pay for female staff to freeze their ova
15 Oct 2014

British Bluetooth chip designer CSR snapped up by Qualcomm for £1.56bn

Cambridge Silicon Radio, a start-up from the last dot.com boom, sells out to US chip giant
15 Oct 2014

Hillary Clinton slams video conferencing technology

Former US Secretary of State also holds up 'US and other western democracies' as shining examples of how to keep the internet open and promote freedom of speech, despite snooping revelations
14 Oct 2014

Salesforce Wave: Cloud-based analytics that 'should feel like Angry Birds'

Salesforce execs thrown into the lion pit of a press Q&A session. SVP analytics says beta testers laughed when they used Wave
14 Oct 2014

Edward Snowden warns over Google and Facebook's 'dangerous services'

Web giants paving the way for NSA, and GCHQ – who Snowden accuses of running a domestic surveillance programme in which 'anything goes'
13 Oct 2014

Google: 18,000 UK requests under 'right to be forgotten'

UK outdone by France and Germany in requests to Google to de-link material
13 Oct 2014

Liam Maxwell: 'We need to reset our relationship with technology'

Government CTO signals the end of big outsourcing contracts to the likes of CSC and Capgemini, and bemoans the situation he was left in by his predecessor
09 Oct 2014

Facebook considering move into healthcare, claims report

But do long-suffering users want more, or less, from Facebook?
03 Oct 2014

London Internet of Things start-up crowdfunding its way to expansion

Development kits allow rapid prototyping of IoT ideas
03 Oct 2014

CIO interview: Running Comparethemarket.com's IT is no simples task

Comparethemarket.com might have Aleksandr Orlov to thank for its popularity, but it is its IT staff that keep the popular insurance comparison website number one
02 Oct 2014

Tesco puts Blinkbox up for sale, according to reports

Music and video streaming service to be offloaded in Tesco's clearance sale
02 Oct 2014

New Bash Bug security vulnerability 'worse than Heartbleed'

Estimates suggest security flaw could affect over 500 million computers and internet connected devices
25 Sep 2014

Can Digital Britain be a copper-free zone?

A government digital communications consultation document raises the prospect of the UK’s copper-based networks being switched off. But is such a drastic move feasible, or even desirable?
25 Sep 2014

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25 Sep 2014

Enterprise Mobility – understanding the cultural revolution

Intel's Jim Henry's speaks at Computing's Enterprise Mobility Summit 2014 about the cultural change that comes with the mobility trend
18 Sep 2014

eBay hacked, criticised for slow response

Security intelligence questioned at auction site
18 Sep 2014

EU to tighten mobile payment regulations as Apple iPhone promises mobile payments boom

Council of Ministers plans to tighten rules on authentication of payments made via mobile wallets
17 Sep 2014

Google: Government demands for data up 150 per cent since 2009

Twenty-eight per cent of all UK government requests rejected as more and more information is demanded by governments from Google
17 Sep 2014

Is the cloud now your data’s best hope against the scum of the universe?

Can you now store all your data in the cloud and know it will be better protected than in your data centre? Steven Sinofsky thinks so, but others aren’t so sure, as Peter Gothard discovers
15 Sep 2014

Cloud applications in a post-technology world

Ian Tickle, ‎VP EMEA, SaaS Solutions at Oracle, argues that the real benefits of cloud have been lost behind a fog of technology and acronyms. The important thing, however, is to understand how cloud can make business more successful
11 Sep 2014

Backbytes: Use a VPN? You're probably a filthy pirate, BBC tells Australian government

BBC tells Australia to police internet users more closely - and make the ISPs pay for it
09 Sep 2014