Communications

Backbytes: Government plans to license porn on a global scale

Could images like these be accidentally filtered by the ISP pornography filters
The mind boggles: Latest criminal justice bill contains ambitious plan for the UK to license every porn site in the whole world.
22 Jul 2014

Yahoo acquires app analytics firm Flurry

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Company reportedly pays $200m-$300m for startup as display ad revenue falters
22 Jul 2014

UK web pirates to receive warnings - via post and email

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Illegally downloading games and films? Expect an email from your ISP soon
21 Jul 2014

Google Fiber on its way to the UK - once it finds the right provider

CityFibre the latest company in talks with Google over move across the Atlantic
18 Jul 2014

EXCLUSIVE: Three removes BlackBerry 10 phones from the shelves, and is taking no more stock

London store staff say network provider is no longer selling new BB devices
17 Jul 2014

European cloud standardisation guidelines: what’s it about?

Patrick Van Eecke and Antoon Dierick, of law firm DLA Piper, explain what the European Commission is doing to help firms standardise on cloud contracts
17 Jul 2014

Backbytes: Fight! Fight! Fight!

Who's more secure, BlackBerry or Blackphone? There's only one way to find out...
17 Jul 2014

Yahoo revenues slip again in second quarter

Yahoo revenues decline by four per cent, while Alibaba now accounts for two-thirds of the company's value
16 Jul 2014

IBM joins forces with Apple to develop 100 business apps for iPhone and iPad

IBM will also sell Apple devices to its business clients as part of partnership
16 Jul 2014

Backbytes: Google's Ad nonSense?

The advertising-strewn heart of Google, AdSense, is slowing down as more and more users block of ignore ads. Shame...
15 Jul 2014

Backbytes: Parlez-vous hongroise, m'seur professor?

Oui, bien sur. Laissez-moi pop cette pilule
15 Jul 2014

Backbytes: Taking delivery

Amazon pokes two fingers up at France's department of silly rules
14 Jul 2014

UK broadband not 'fit for purpose' claims Federation of Small Businesses

Massive governmental infrastructure rethink is necessary, says group
14 Jul 2014

Big data ‘crucial’ to daily decision making at Netflix

Speaking during a session at MicroStrategy World Forum 2014, Justin Ward, manager for data science & engineering at Netflix, explains how big data and algorithms play a part in everything the firm does
11 Jul 2014

Telcos should prepare customers for 'price hike' of a mass-surveilance future, warns academic

'Worrying' data retention bill effects will feed down to the people, warns Coventry Uni’s Shaikh
10 Jul 2014

BlackBerry: breaking up is hard to do

Ailing smartphone manufacturer must be split into separate entities to survive, says leading analyst
10 Jul 2014

Samsung, Intel, Dell and others to establish Internet of Things standards

Open Interconnect Consortium (OIC) wants IoT devices to connect and communicate seamlessly with each other
08 Jul 2014

Samsung forecasts 25 per cent profit as mobile competition increases

Competition from China and Europe a threat, says smartphone manufacturer
08 Jul 2014

Using technology to improve Wimbledon

Sam Seddon, Wimbledon client executive at IBM, explains how new analytics is driving user engagement at the tennis championships
07 Jul 2014

At home with the Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Peter Gothard gets some hands-on time with a Surface Pro 3, and discusses some of the device's finer features
04 Jul 2014

CIO interview: Unite head of IT Paul Mease

Unite head of IT Paul Mease tells Danny Palmer how he’s ensuring the right IT infrastructure is in place to support the union’s 1.4 million members
04 Jul 2014

The future of enterprise mobility

A panel of experts at Computing's recent Enterprise Mobility Summit 2014 discuss the future for mobility
03 Jul 2014

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

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

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