Software

Big science: Decoding the human genome and the mysteries of the universe with supercomputers

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Cambridge University experts explain how supercomputers and big data are helping answer some of science's thorniest questions
29 Jan 2015

Big data: regulator to examine acquisition and trading of personal data

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Competition and Markets Authority calls for information about the way in which personal data is collected and used by organisations
29 Jan 2015

Time to market could be reduced if companies used existing unified comms technologies better

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Quick win possible if firms extend use of collaboration tools outside of the organisation
28 Jan 2015

Interview: Darren Price, group CIO, and Ian Hood, group chief digital officer, drive change at RSA Insurance

Price and Hood take time out from a group-wide desktop upgrade, a major migration to Microsoft collaboration tools, a move to more flexible and agile working, and an ongoing recruitment drive to explain why the insurance giant is embracing so much change
27 Jan 2015

AstraZeneca chooses Box for content sharing across 51,000 employees

Cloud firm’s successful IPO starts with a bang
27 Jan 2015

IBM: There will be layoffs, but 110,000 is 'ridiculous and baseless'

Reports 'off by a factor of 10' says company, meaning 10,000 jobs probably to go
27 Jan 2015

Google defends policy to abandon security fixes on Android versions older than KitKat

Is Android finally too fragmented to keep supporting earlier WebKit builds?
26 Jan 2015

UPDATED: IBM to slash over 110,000 jobs in 26 per cent workforce reduction says report

Largest cut in history will see most layoffs in US, but global and contractors should beware for 2015
26 Jan 2015

Confirmed: Windows enterprise users to also receive free Windows 10 upgrades

Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 all included under same agreement as consumers
23 Jan 2015

BETT 2015: How is the IT industry reacting to the demands of a new curriculum?

Education secretary has eye on IT not just as a skill, but as a way to revolutionise teaching through big data and IoT
23 Jan 2015

Big data and the need for speed

The database can be a bottleneck in organisations' efforts to gain actionable insights from their data, says EXASOL CMO
23 Jan 2015

Oracle pushes record number of patches in latest security update - and urges users to apply them ASAP

169 security fixes for Oracle database, enterprise software and Java intended to fix critical vulnerabilities
22 Jan 2015

WhatsApp launches web messenger for browsers

But Apple Mac users won't be able to use it due to 'platform limitations'
22 Jan 2015

Windows 10 to be free to users of Windows 7 and 8 - but will Microsoft's 'as a service' aspirations put people off?

Augmented reality visor, more on Universal Apps for Windows Phone and 4K Surface Hub display also unveiled by Microsoft
21 Jan 2015

Canonical makes pitch for internet of things as Accenture says IoT market could boost UK economy by £350bn

Slimline version of Ubuntu intended for high-powered embedded devices announced by Canonical
21 Jan 2015

How Net-A-Porter CIO Hugh Fahy drives innovation with a start-up mentality

Fahy tells Computing how innovations around data, mobile, software development and more are benefiting the global luxury fashion retailer and its customers
21 Jan 2015

Why NoSQL? MarkLogic's VP engineering explains what customers are looking for

Dave Gorbet says the need to integrate multiple sources is the main reason firms are turning to NoSQL
21 Jan 2015

Windows 10: What does the enterprise want?

Cross-device functionality, flexible licences or a dependable 'virtual secretary'? We hope it'll all come together
21 Jan 2015

HP-Autonomy fraud investigation dropped by Serious Fraud Office

SFO says that there is 'insufficient evidence' to continue fraud investigation
20 Jan 2015

SAP cuts 2017 profit outlook by £1.1bn due to cloud move

Keeping up with the Joneses is a pricey business
20 Jan 2015

Peterborough City Council wants to drop 'expensive' Microsoft for open source and collaborative tools

'We've looked at applications like Word and Excel and actually find that most people in the council use them very rarely nowadays,' Richard Godfrey, ICT, strategy, infrastructure and programme manager tells Computing
19 Jan 2015

Compuware: When one becomes two

After 40 years, Compuware is splitting up and going private – with the promise of more innovation for customers
19 Jan 2015

Peterborough City Council sees bright future in the cloud with Amazon Web Services

Richard Godfrey, ICT, strategy, infrastructure and programme manager for Peterborough Council, explains how AWS will help the authority to cut costs and boost efficiency
19 Jan 2015

Data needs 'standard shipping crates' says SAP CTO

The only true big data disruption will come from organisations working together, says Khan
16 Jan 2015