Corporate

M&S to replace CIO Darrell Stein with Tesco’s Carl Dawson

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Carl Dawson has been CIO for Tesco internet retailing, Shop Direct and Thomas Cook
25 Jul 2014

'Man up': What should women in IT really be fighting for?

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Peter Gothard talks to CEO of Anam Technologies, Louise O' Sullivan, about an issue that constantly fills Computing's PR inbox with tropes and conjectures that seem increasingly meaningless to both genders.
25 Jul 2014

Apple profits and iPhone sales up, but iPad demand down

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Increased demand for iPhones from China helps to boost Apple profits by 12 per cent compared with previous year
23 Jul 2014

Dropbox to open UK office in effort to widen international business user base

Meanwhile, Edward Snowden suggests that Dropbox is 'hostile to privacy'
21 Jul 2014

Microsoft to announce 6,000+ job losses today

Finland, Nokia and the Xbox division to be the epicentre of new CEO Satya Nadella's restructuring
17 Jul 2014

Google appoints former Ford CEO, EA hires former eBay exec

Alan Mulally likely to be involved with development of Google's driverless cars.
16 Jul 2014

It's a matter of distrust: Utilities in the age of transparency

Neil Kinson, vice president EMEA, Redwood Software, examines why the utility sector is falling behind its retail and US counterparts
15 Jul 2014

Newcastle builds £250m tech hub to deliver 400 jobs and a £20m economic boost

The Core will be first building to open in new Science Central complex
14 Jul 2014

BlackBerry: breaking up is hard to do

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

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

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