Communications

UK would be ‘losing out’ if citizens don't allow NHS to share information for care.data

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Care.data could eliminate diseases and create new medicines according to Machina Research MD Matt Hatton
03 Jul 2014

Facebook acquires video advertising firm for 'more relevant' customer targeting

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Social media giant pays around $500m for LiveRail
03 Jul 2014

Ironically Facebook is our inspiration, says privacy-by-design social start-up Respect Network

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CEO Drummond Reed explains how blending the Facebook and credit card business models can create a network where users control their own personal data
03 Jul 2014

Backbytes: Winston Smith's new job...

Ministry of Truth backs down on contempt-of-court web take-down proposals
02 Jul 2014

Unified communications - 5 pitfalls and how to avoid them

This web seminar aims to examine the pressures that businesses face when they implement unified communications services and to uncover the associated problems and pitfalls that businesses may fail properly to address.
01 Jul 2014

Backbytes: Will Facebook make lab rats of us all?

Can internet companies like Facebook influence our voting behaviour? Err, yes, it would appear so...
01 Jul 2014

Backbytes: Orkut? Or what?

Orkut, Google's other barely used social network, is about to be shut down. Whaddya mean you've never heard of it?
01 Jul 2014

European data roaming costs slashed by 50 per cent today

Costs for making and receiving calls also capped from today
01 Jul 2014

Amazon accused of 'bullying' publishers while Barnes & Noble spins off e-reader business

E-commerce giant's print-on-demand plans upset publishers
30 Jun 2014

Hillarys Blinds deploys Avaya's Aura UC platform to boost customer support

Head of ICT Julian Bond believes platform was key contributor to company's growth
30 Jun 2014

BT broadband service outages reported [updated]

Some UK regions affected by incomplete or non-existent coverage
28 Jun 2014

Samsung shrugs off wearables challenge from Apple: 'Consumers are a lot smarter these days'

Samsung VP Jae Shin tells Computing wearable tech doesn't need Apple-generated hype to take off
27 Jun 2014

End users should prioritise employees over infrastructure when it comes to UC - Plantronics

Many companies think about the 'technical excitement' but forget to make users comfortable, says Judith Hogan
26 Jun 2014

Can wearable technology ever become fashionable for the enterprise?

Wearables are hailed as the next big frontier in technology, but are the likes of Google Glass and smartwatches too out there to be harnessed by businesses? Danny Palmer finds out
26 Jun 2014

Android is secure for business, says Samsung enterprise mobile director

Samsung director of enterprise mobile Phil Lander tells Computing that business users shouldn't have security fears over Android devices
26 Jun 2014

Avoiding the storm clouds: cloud-based document storage and disclosure obligations

Elinor Thomas, senior associate at law firm DLA Piper, gives advice on how to avoid potentially expensive complications in cloud-storage agreements
26 Jun 2014

Enterprise Mobility – the delegates' view

Delegates at Computing's recent Enterprise Mobility Summit discuss the top mobility trends
26 Jun 2014

Theresa May still wants to push through 'snooper's charter', denies UK is a surveillance state

Home secretary claims legislation is needed to fight modern criminals using the web, but plans still concern privacy campaigners
25 Jun 2014

London Metals Exchange to invest £1m in new trading floor technology

137-year-old Exchange rejects proposals to ditch 'open-outcry trading floor' and will update it instead
23 Jun 2014

DLA Piper believes Windows 8 could be the catalyst for its next mobility refresh

Microsoft Surface is next on the list of devices that the law firm wants to provide for its employees
23 Jun 2014

Google adds camera surveillance to Nest – amid a flurry of acquisitions

Dropcam adds video surveillance to Nest digital thermostats, while beefing up DoubleClick advertising and next-generation wireless
23 Jun 2014

Apple to release multiple smartwatches to challenge Samsung and Sony in wearables

Reports suggest iPhone and iPad producer will release its first wearable devices in the autumn
20 Jun 2014

Government reveals successful bidders for £10m rural broadband cash pot

£10m to be used by firms to explore ways to take 'superfast' broadband to remote areas
20 Jun 2014

Secret trade treaty will undermine cloud data sovereignty rules

The draft Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) – currently being negotiated in secret – will bar countries from making cloud data rules
20 Jun 2014