Hardware

'Microsoft Lumia' confirmed as new post-Nokia company phone branding

Microsoft Lumia Windows Phone
It might have dropped the maker, but Microsoft happily holds on to the model
24 Oct 2014

Job Centre set for digital upgrade with free Wi-Fi and biometrics

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London Bridge branch testing new technological departure from queues and notice boards
24 Oct 2014

Big losses see Amazon's shares hit 12-month low

Big losses see Amazons shares hit 12-month low
Investors vote with their feet amid few signs the firm's strategy of acquisitions, price cutting and gadget loss-leaders is working
24 Oct 2014

Why Apple and Samsung could be heading for a fall along with the smartphone market that made them

The smartphone market is looking increasingly unsustainable as icons of the industry - such as Nokia, BlackBerry and Motorola - tumble, and even established giants, such as Samsung, start to struggle
23 Oct 2014

IBM to pay Globalfoundries $1.5bn to take semiconductor unit off its hands

Globalfoundries had demanded $2bn to take IBM's struggling semiconductor unit off its hands
20 Oct 2014

Top 10 news stories of the week: Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Maxwell and Satya Nadella all 'popular' for different reasons...

This week, Apple released a slew of new shiny things, news of which is always popular with readers. But will the coverage make the top spot in Computing's weekly top 10?
17 Oct 2014

Apple launches new iPads, and MacOS operating system – but Apple iMac 5K screens steal the show

Thinner, lighter iPads with better cameras and new MacOS X operating system put in the shade by 5K Retina display Apple iMacs
16 Oct 2014

Apple launches faster, thinner iPad Air 2

Apple's A8X microprocessor with M8 co-processor, and laminated parts, will make iPad Air 2 both faster and thinner
16 Oct 2014

Apple to unveil new iPads today as Gartner warns that the tablet computer boom is over

New iPads to be unveiled at 6pm today as Gartner claims that tablet computer sales growth has plunged
16 Oct 2014

Google announces Nexus 6, Nexus 9 and Android 5.0 ‘Lollipop’ rollout plans

Nice new devices, but nothing smartphone-sized from the Nexus series
16 Oct 2014

Sky News improves data centre scalability with Red Hat solution

Upgraded IT infrastructure allows multimedia news provider to provide content at a faster rate
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

Businesses must put upgrading infrastructure ahead of short-term profit, argues Talend

Talend's Tim Harris urges firms to properly update IT architecture, rather than just patching it up
13 Oct 2014

Top 10 IT news stories of the week: Naive Tim Berners-Lee, Liam Maxwell speaks out about government IT and cash machines that keep on giving

Why on Earth would Computing readers be so interested in malware that can enable attackers to empty cash machines?
10 Oct 2014

Semiconductor engineer, Dr Lisa Su, takes over from financial engineer as CEO of AMD

Dr Lisa Su takes over from Rory Read as president and CEO at Advanced Micro Devices
09 Oct 2014

HP confirms plan to spin off PCs and printers from enterprise products to form two separate companies

HP resurrects rejected Léo Apotheker plan from 2011 to split company in two
07 Oct 2014

Samsung Q3 operating profits expected to dip by 60 per cent year on year

Even the mobile division is suffering in the face of competition from Apple, Xiaomi and Lenovo
07 Oct 2014

Tesco launches Hudl 2 – with first batches on shelves this week

Latest version of Tesco's popular Hudl tablet eschews ARM chips for Intel
06 Oct 2014

HP to spin-off PCs and printers, according to reports

HP's profitable printers and unprofitable PCs could be floated off as the company focuses on business
06 Oct 2014

The cloud and the coming software-defined revolution

Intel's Alan Priestley explains how the software-defined world will impact both the cloud and the data centre. Graeme Burton reports
29 Sep 2014

Lenovo to finalise $2.1bn IBM x86 server business aquisition

Deal will see Lenovo become third largest player in x86 server market
29 Sep 2014

Oracle's cloud is the entire Earth, and all our rivals need us, proclaims Larry Ellison

'It’s rude, but it’s the truth' says founder and CTO as he rips into SAP, Salesforce and Workday
29 Sep 2014

Phones4U reneges on iPhone 6 refund pledge

Administrators to the bust mobile phone chain have said that they will not refund people who pre-ordered an iPhone 6 – despite earlier promises
26 Sep 2014

Intel to invest $1.5bn in Chinese government-owned semiconductor firm

Deal sees Intel take 20 per cent stake in Tsinghua Unigroup Ltd as firm looks to increase share in Chinese market
26 Sep 2014