Corporate

BlackBerry: breaking up is hard to do

Blackberry CEO John Chen shows off Passport and Classic handsets. Image via Crackberry
Ailing smartphone manufacturer must be split into separate entities to survive, says leading analyst
10 Jul 2014

Applying best practice risk management in IT projects

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Dennis Sheehan, senior training consultant at ILX Group, explains how IT projects must be run in order to minimise risk
08 Jul 2014

The BBC appoints Matthew Postgate as CTO

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Controller of research and development takes up key technology role
01 Jul 2014

British boadrooms 'not getting' IT, CIOs 'locked in vendor thinking'

Saul Klein, senior partner at Index Ventures, says some CIOs are too close to vendors
23 Jun 2014

UPDATED: European Commission to investigate Apple's tax arrangements

Competition Commissioner Joaqin Almunia to announce probe into what US has previously called "the Holy Grail of tax avoidance"
11 Jun 2014

What makes the ideal chief information security officer?

QA technical consultant Mark Hutchings explains which skills are prerequisites for a role as CISO
05 Jun 2014

EBay reveals it was hacked in February 2014, personal data compromised

"Change your passwords," urges company, three months too late
21 May 2014

Sony slashes earnings forecast to just 10 per cent of initial outlook

Third time in 2014 - and it’s only May
01 May 2014

Tech start-ups' biggest challenges are scaling operations, talent acquisition and access to equity capital - report

Silicon Valley Bank study finds that 77 per cent of firms expect to grow workforces despite lack of talent available
29 Apr 2014

Apple, Google and more tech firms could pay up to $9bn to employees in anti-poaching class-action suit

Decade-old accusations go as high as Steve Jobs and ex-Intel CEO Paul Otellini
09 Apr 2014

Candy Crushed as King.com stock drops 9 per cent on first day of IPO

Mobile game firm proves that not all tech IPOs are a golden goose
26 Mar 2014

M&S CIO Darrell Stein to step down this summer

2010's Computing/BCS CIO of the Year spent eight years at retailer and helped to develop new e-commerce platform
25 Mar 2014

Alibaba boasts of impending $140bn US IPO as e-commerce dominance dips

Chinese e-commerce giant still controls 45.1 per cent of country's market
17 Mar 2014

Target CIO resigns after huge data breach

Beth Jacob said resigning was a "difficult decision" but didn't mention data breach
05 Mar 2014

Microsoft finally tops Amazon in web hosting as reshuffle sees more Redmond departures

It’s a close call, but trend suggests continued growth for Azure
03 Mar 2014

CIO changes at Sainsbury’s, WPP and Aviva

Sainsbury's opts to do away with IT director role, whie Aviva and WPP appoint new CIOs
28 Feb 2014

Satya Nadella says Microsoft must “discover the new formula” for good management

“Any organisational structure you have today is irrelevant” says new CEO
21 Feb 2014

Rackspace CEO Napier retires - Weston to fill role for now

Board will be doing a thorough search to find the right CEO for the next decade
11 Feb 2014

Icahn backs down on Apple buyback crusade

Activist investor dressed down by ISS and proxy adviser
11 Feb 2014

Satya Nadella to earn 70 per cent higher salary than Steve Ballmer

With generous incentives worth up to 300 per cent on top
06 Feb 2014

Satya Nadella takes helm at Microsoft as new CEO

While Bill Gates steps down as chairman to help him in advisory role
04 Feb 2014

Ericsson's Vestberg latest name to be linked with Microsoft CEO role

Hans Vestberg has seen a rise in revenues and shares under his stewardship
16 Jan 2014

Marissa Mayer fires Yahoo COO de Castro after just a year in the post

No direct reason given for CEO’s 'difficult decision'
16 Jan 2014

Ford CEO Mulally rules himself out of race for top Microsoft job

Microsoft will have to look elsewhere for a CEO as turnaround expert Mulally opts to stay at US car manufacturer
08 Jan 2014