Hardware

Data analytics firms make a serious play for telematics

Telematics
The rise of telematics in the insurance industry has data analytics vendors’ tongues wagging, Sooraj Shah investigates
18 Sep 2014

Backbytes: Apple offers one-click U2 removal after Bono backlash

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Apple CEO Tim Cook is clearly the last U2 fan on Earth
16 Sep 2014

Intel working on wireless PCs and $1,000 luxury smart bracelet

IDF 2014 round-up - show floor IoT
Chip giant also plans wireless charging phone covers and wire-free PC-to-monitor connectivity
15 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

Backbytes: Doom for Canon printers!

Internet-connected Canon Pixma printers cracked by security company – and modified to play Doom
12 Sep 2014

Managing the BYOD Matrix: Three reasons why, and three ways how

The pace of adoption of BYOD amongst organisations is literally breathtaking - for many of the CIOs we speak to at Computing it's a top three issue - one of the most important issues on the IT agenda. Modern organisations are changing the way they work, and soon the office as we know it, with its fixed desks and hardware supplied exclusively by the employer will be a thing of the past - just another museum exhibit in the fast paced world of tech.
11 Sep 2014

Software-defined data centres a luxury? Not for service providers that need it, claims HP

But even those that have a SDDC have difficulty getting to grips with how it functions as part of the overarching business
11 Sep 2014

Security warning over the Internet of Things

Lack of security built into the Internet of Things could be catastrophic, warn researchers
11 Sep 2014

Box tries to repackage itself

At its recent BoxWorks event, the online storage provider tried to reinvent itself as a supplier of industry-specific collaboration platforms
10 Sep 2014

Will Apple Pay finally make mobile payments the norm?

With Apple Pay, security and payment experts believe that digital payment may finally take off
10 Sep 2014

Apple reveals iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

CEO Tim Cook claims that the new devices are the best the firm has ever 'done'
09 Sep 2014

NHS Spine ‘successfully’ rebuilt, says HSCIC

New infrastructure built in-house by HSCIC in collaboration with BJSS
09 Sep 2014

Apple iPhone 6 – and iWatch – due to be unveiled today

'iPhone day' expected to include two iPhone screen sizes, new iPads and an iWatch, according to rumours
09 Sep 2014

Top 10 IT news stories of the week: Privacy at the forefront - Apple's iCloud, Microsoft's emails and 42,000 patient forms lost by NHS Trust

The most-read list features the security implications of the theft of celebrity photos and the biggest stories from BoxWorks
05 Sep 2014

Apple promises to upgrade iCloud security after celebrity nude photos hack

Apple CEO Tim Cook promises iCloud security improvements, which will be implemented in two weeks
05 Sep 2014

The software-defined data centre explained

The software-defined data centre is an extension of current data centre trends, but vendor squabbles have confused the market
02 Sep 2014

Apple teams up with MasterCard, Visa for iPhone 6 mobile wallet

NFC technology will reportedly let iPhone users make payments using their shiny new Apple devices
01 Sep 2014

Pay-by-touch feature to debut in iPhone 6 - report

Move by Apple could kick-start mobile payments, especially in the US
29 Aug 2014

IBM's Watson supercomputer turns from Jeopardy! to crunch scientific research data

Watson Discovery Advisor cloud-based software will help scientists analyse research data
28 Aug 2014

Judge rejects latest Apple injunction plea against Samsung

US District Judge Lucy Koh says patent disputes have not harmed Apple's reputation or sales
28 Aug 2014

Samsung unveils 'first ever' smartwatch that can make and receive calls

Samsung will be joined in smartwatch market by LG, Sony and, perhaps, Apple
28 Aug 2014

Microsoft admits Surface Pro 3 overheating issues, promises fix

Only i7 version of company's new hybrid tablet seems to be affected
27 Aug 2014

Apple preparing 12.9-inch iPad for March 2015 launch

New 9.7-inch and 7.9-inch screens will be ready by Christmas - with a 13-incher out next year
27 Aug 2014

Intel reveals world’s smallest wireless modem at 10mm

IoT enablement seems target of miniature new self-contained hardware
26 Aug 2014