Hardware

The power behind the next mobile revolution

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Two decades after its arrival changed the mobile tech game, the lithium-ion battery is starting to show its age. John Leonard asks experts what might take its place
17 Feb 2014

Intel 'should build 10-nanometre microprocessors for Apple' – IC Insights

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Moribund Fab-42 in Arizona should be used to capture Apple's $3.4bn application processor business, claims IC Insight president
13 Feb 2014

Out of power? Don’t blame the battery, rap the app

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'Software is frequently written with complete disregard for the battery,' says Bedford Uni's David Jazani
13 Feb 2014

ARM-inside the data centre?

AMD's Andrew Feldman claims that ARM-based designs could take a 25 per cent share of the server market in just five years. Graeme Burton reports
13 Feb 2014

Cisco to spend $655m replacing defective memory chip in enterprise networking kit

Memory chip used in a wide range of products across the industry, claims Cisco
13 Feb 2014

Emerging markets currency crisis no problem for Huawei, says global services SVP

'We pay attention, but we won't stop doing what we're doing' says Blimegger
12 Feb 2014

Janet UK looking for co-location data centre provider in £130m tender

Network for UK research and education community issues tender that could last for 15 years
12 Feb 2014

Dell launches 64-bit ARM microserver 'proof of concept'

Intel alternative launched for test and development as datacentre chip battle heats up
12 Feb 2014

Apple to release 'genuinely new' products this year – Tim Cook

Apple CEO promises new product categories to be launched this year
12 Feb 2014

IBM to research 'self-destructing microprocessors' in $3.4m DARPA deal

US military research establishment to fund research into electronics that can be destroyed remotely
12 Feb 2014

Virgin Atlantic trials Google Glass at check-in desks

Sony Smartwatches also part of six-week evaluation of the benefits of wearable technology
11 Feb 2014

National Archive uses MongoDB to put First World War diaries online

Historical documents are available to the public through The National Archives' Discovery Platform
11 Feb 2014

Cheap smartphones will return us to profit, says HTC

Concentrating less on the HTC One and more on mid-tier handsets is company's future, says CFO
10 Feb 2014

Aer Lingus prepares for VDI takeoff with Tegile

Peter Gothard hears why the airline decided to eschew its old technology partner EMC and instead underpin its virtualisation and big data strategies with storage from Tegile
07 Feb 2014

How three London boroughs developed a shared services strategy

'Shared services' is the future of local government. And Westminster City Council and its neighbouring boroughs are leading the way. CIO Ben Goward talks to Graeme Burton about how it is working out
07 Feb 2014

Weve partners with MasterCard to provide smartphone payments

Joint venture from O2, Vodafone and EE will allow users to make mobile payments without battery or the internet
06 Feb 2014

Sony in talks to flog flagging PC business

Investment fund Japan Industrial Partners kicking the tyres on proposed £300m sale
05 Feb 2014

Microsoft's Azure cloud offering "not as strong as Amazon Web Services", says Just Eat CTO

Carlos Morgado tells Computing why he opted for AWS instead of Microsoft Azure
05 Feb 2014

Opera co-founder von Tetzchner offers Icelandic encrypted file storage service

Vivaldi.net 'a safer alternative' for those worried by NSA surveillance
03 Feb 2014

Hammersmith and Fulham Council opts for Colt's VDI solution ahead of Citrix XenApp to reduce costs

Replacing Citrix Presentation Server will help council to save £2m in four years
03 Feb 2014

H4cked off: Welcome to the real world, Apple

The last 15 years at Apple have been nothing short of sensational, from the launch of the iPod music player to the popularity of the iPad. But what will happen to the company if the blockbuster products dry up?
03 Feb 2014

The threat to internet security from quantum computing

Like nuclear fusion, universal quantum computers always seem to be five years away. But as John Leonard reports, a major breakthrough may not be far off, and for internet security nothing will be the same again
03 Feb 2014

From System X to System Ex

When IBM sold its PC business, observers said its x86 server systems unit would be next in line – now their predictions have come to pass. Graeme Burton reports
31 Jan 2014

End of an affair: why Google flogged problem child Motorola to Lenovo

When Google splashed $12.5bn on Motorola Mobility less than two years ago, many observers wondered what exactly it was going to do with it. It's a question that Google never did manage to answer
30 Jan 2014