Mobile

Google Glass on general sale next week...for one day only

Google Glass is now available for prescription lens wearers
Google Glass will go on sale in US for 24 hours next Tuesday
11 Apr 2014

Halfords opts for Fujitsu in three-year IT maintenance deal

Front of Halfords store
Halfords CIO Anna Barsby also planning data centre consolidation and other major projects
09 Apr 2014

Google changes iOS 7 privacy settings on the quiet

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Announcement that Apple iOS 7 users will now be logged into all Google services, allowing tracking across apps and devices, hidden in blog
04 Apr 2014

Mobile working 'boom' in NHS despite project failures

NDL report finds three-quarters of healthcare organisations now have an active mobile working strategy
03 Apr 2014

Mobile apps lead to sharp decline in bank-branch use, claims British Bankers Association

RBS Group reports 30 per cent fall in customer “footfall” in branches since 2010
31 Mar 2014

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella unveils Office for iPad

Nadella's announcement marks a shift to "mobile first, cloud first" strategy at Microsoft
28 Mar 2014

Big Data Summit 2014: Youth social media oversharing “a real challenge” for workplace data privacy

Solicitor Robert Bond tells Computing's Big Data Summit 2014 about a time a work placement girl almost revealed a confidential deal to Facebook
27 Mar 2014

Facebook acquires Oculus Rift VR headset firm for $2bn

“After games, we're going to make Oculus a platform for many other experiences” says Zuckerberg
25 Mar 2014

BlackBerry agrees deal to sell off majority of its Canadian property assets

Over three million square feet of Canadian real estate will be sold to "improve operational efficiencies"
21 Mar 2014

WhatsApp users have nothing to fear from Facebook, says CEO

"Respect for your privacy is coded into our DNA," Jan Koum says
18 Mar 2014

Citrix loses two key Zenprise MDM execs a year after acquisition

Ex-CEO and ex-CMO are off, say sources
14 Mar 2014

Severn Trent looking past BB10 with “much wider, holistic view” for five-year BYOD plan

“We’ve been a big customer of BlackBerry…” laments Hrycyk
14 Mar 2014

4G for enterprise? Fix 3G coverage first, says Severn Trent CIO

Patchy UK provision remains "biggest problem" for enterprise mobility at company, says Hrycyk
13 Mar 2014

“We’ve been doing DevOps and cloud since 2001” says Force.com PaaS rival OutSystems

We can do "what Force.com cannot" says CEO Rosado
11 Mar 2014

Facebook’s Instagram 'signs $50m advertising deal' with Omnicom

Deal could see likes of Pepsi, Microsoft and AT&T posting videos and photos on mobile photo-sharing app
10 Mar 2014

Cabinet Office completes trial of Google Apps, Evernote, Libre Office, Android and iOS devices

Staff were 'extremely reluctant' to return trial equipment, according to Cabinet Office
10 Mar 2014

Half of us leave Wi-Fi on while shopping, but what is our smartphone saying about us?

Retail analytics firm Viewsy uses Wi-Fi to analyse shopping habits, but beware the temptation to check your bank balance in the café
07 Mar 2014

Delta Air Lines IT chiefs want to capitalise on new revenue streams from mobile, web

Passengers may be able to pre-order food for flights online
05 Mar 2014

Universities get £3m research fund to fight hackers' mobile malware

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council looks to help protect against increasing risk of cyber criminals targeting smartphones
27 Feb 2014

CIO interview: Mike Jones, Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust

Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust IT director Mike Jones tells Computing’s Danny Palmer how mobility and big data are helping to improve patient care
26 Feb 2014

'We’re in the midst of the most disruptive, dramatic period in IT,' claims VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger

Pat Gelsinger likens shift to DEC's rise and subsequent acquisition by Compaq 25 years ago
26 Feb 2014

Mobile devices 'significant risk' to cyber security - BAE Systems

Boards are starting to wake up to the risks
25 Feb 2014

MWC 2014: Samsung unveils "back-to-basics" Galaxy S5 smartphone

Pared-down phone still features biometric PayPal option, however
24 Feb 2014

MWC 2014: Microsoft-owned Nokia unveils Google Android-based Nokia X smartphones

'Affordable' devices revealed at MWC 2014 will have access to apps including BBM, Facebook, LINE, Skype and Twitter
24 Feb 2014