Budgets and investment

Will Ebay soon take payments in bitcoin?

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Ebay in talks with Coinbase and other bitcoin companies to start offering payments in virtual currency
15 Aug 2014

Chancellor's Bitcoin viability study hopes to 'cement Britain's position' in global finance

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Or is the Chancellor George Osborne just trying to look cool?
07 Aug 2014

Ofcom: smartphone internet use growing seven times faster than laptops and desktops

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New Ofcom report shows traditional devices sliding off the map in the UK
07 Aug 2014

Target predicts staggering $148m loss over December security breach

US retailer to pay steep price after 40 million credit and debit card details were stolen in December 2013
07 Aug 2014

IT leaders dismiss report on negative executive perceptions of the CIO

IT leaders from BG Group and Network Rail Telecom dismiss Forrester report, suggesting their boards are on board with IT reforms
01 Aug 2014

'The clerk who’s never used any of the Office suite – why update him?' Biffa CIO David Gooding

What kind of technology lies behind your bin collection? Peter Gothard visited waste management giant Biffa to find out – and what he discovered may surprise you
30 Jul 2014

HP invests £30m into Hortonworks to strengthen partnership

HP and Hortonworks to integrate technologies, and HP CTO Martin Fink will join Hortonworks' board
28 Jul 2014

British Gas rolls out 1,200 ruggedised Windows 8 tablets to field engineers

Should speed along smart meters to all homes by 2020, says BG
25 Jul 2014

Report: Microsoft to announce biggest round of job cuts in five years

Recently acquired Nokia division said to be hit hardest - but marketing and engineering also in the firing line
15 Jul 2014

Singleton to focus G-Cloud and Digital Services on 'local authority use'

G-Cloud supremo's team will visit regional centres in bid to boost uptake
02 Jul 2014

Open source in local government, and other unicorns

Despite years of encouragement from central government to adopt open source software, many public sector IT chiefs are clinging to proprietary tools. Stuart Sumner finds out why
02 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

HP and Capgemini top government suppliers' earnings list - raking in more than £1bn a year each

Whitehall Monitor finds that government continues to splash cash with big IT suppliers despite promise to move to SMEs
27 Jun 2014

BBC paid at least £150,000 to Accenture for DMI review

Company hired eight consultants over an eight-week period, according to Freedom of Information request
26 Jun 2014

Oracle declares itself ‘second largest SaaS company in the world’ but misses profit estimates

Oracle misses revenue forecasts but fully expects to become dominant cloud services provider
20 Jun 2014

80 per cent of data centres still using physical security to protect virtualised estate

And only a fifth of those are taking steps to phase it out
18 Jun 2014

Enterprise Mobility Summit 2014: Firms that fail to keep up with mobile advances are doomed, warns Oracle

No CIO has a proper strategy, says mobile tech director Bushby
16 Jun 2014

Enterprise Mobility Summit 2014: 'There’s no ROI in BYOD'

'Not a cost play' says UBS head of client-facing mobile Paul Whitby
12 Jun 2014

Microsoft vs Splunk: how big fish still rule the big data market

A Computing survey reveals a conservative outlook among those looking at big data projects, but for how long will this continue?
11 Jun 2014

CIO salaries - The truth

CIO salaries have risen modestly in recent years, but how do they compare with the wage packets of marketing chiefs or data scientists?
02 Jun 2014

Datacentres Europe 2014: Machine learning is the future of PUE, says Google

99.6 per cent accuracy in PUE prediction achieved, reveals data centres VP
28 May 2014

IT takes centre stage at the National Theatre

Like many of London's much-loved arts venues, the National Theatre is embarking on a period of change. And like any good revamp, technology is taking centre stage. Peter Gothard catches up with the IT department's leading man, Joe McFadden
14 May 2014

Morson Group selects Intuitive Dashboards over "really, really expensive" QlikView

Recruitment firm claims it will save £123,902 per annum by implementing the solution
07 May 2014

Nokia to invest $100m in smart car technology

Company is looking to expand into new fields after selling off mobile arm to Microsoft
07 May 2014