Applications

Amazon acquires gaming video streaming service Twitch for $970m

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One billion dollars for some fish playing Streetfighter?
26 Aug 2014

Using mobile and big data to accommodate customer needs – an interview with Hotels.com CTO Thierry Bedos

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Hotels.com CTO Thierry Bedos tells Danny Palmer how harnessing mobile and big data technology is allowing the hotel booking service to cater to the personal preferences of customers
22 Aug 2014

Running a slick SaaS IT operation: an interview with BG Group global CIO Angus McCallum

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Angus McCallum tells Danny Palmer how shifting towards software-as-a-service tools like Box and SunGard has improved efficiency and flexibility at the multinational oil and gas firm
15 Aug 2014

HP: Enterprises should work in cycles to ensure mobile app development keeps up with changes

An app's user impact is more important than design elegance, adds Quocirca
22 Jul 2014

UK critical business applications more vulnerable to attack than those of US counterparts

Veracode report says many British firms are sitting targets for cyber criminals
22 Jul 2014

Windows to be offered free of charge by 2017

But enterprises may be looking at subscription models
15 Jul 2014

Box announces Microsoft Office 365 integration and unlimited storage for business accounts

'Deep connections' to desktop and file structure promised
15 Jul 2014

CIO interview: Unite head of IT Paul Mease

Unite head of IT Paul Mease tells Danny Palmer how he’s ensuring the right IT infrastructure is in place to support the union’s 1.4 million members
04 Jul 2014

Travelex moves its HR into the cloud with Workday

5,500 employees can use Workday's self-service portal to manage personal data
04 Jul 2014

Backbytes: Mais Non, Monsieur Benioff!

Larger than life CEO refused burger by dastardly French
01 Jul 2014

Project to detect collusion attacks on Android begins

Collusion attacks use malicious apps to circumvent Android controls in order to pass data to criminals
01 Jul 2014

Google-owned Nest opens up to third-party apps

5,000 developers have already expressed an interest, says Nest Labs
24 Jun 2014

Five-star service: an interview with LateRooms.com CTO Stuart Hughes

LateRooms.com CTO Stuart Hughes tells Danny Palmer how agile development, big data and a happy, motivated IT team are key to providing the best customer service to hotel room bookers
19 Jun 2014

Enterprise Mobility Summit 2014: Most organisations still based on traditional client/server – but change is happening

Citrix expects a long transition period as mobility and cloud march hand-in-hand
16 Jun 2014

Evernote latest to be struck by DDoS attack

Users of notetaking and archiving software left unable to synchronise files
11 Jun 2014

How Rentokil builds mobile applications without the bugs

Rentokil build apps step-by-step, says Rentokil's head of design Ian Morris
06 Jun 2014

SAP Sapphire: Unilever ‘strives for UI as good as Apple', says global CIO

Willem Eelman had urged SAP to improve the UI of its core products so that Unilever could expand adoption of its apps and drive value
05 Jun 2014

SuiteWorld 2014: ‘NetSuite is fine for global expansion, but we won’t adopt domestically’ says Williams-Sonoma

Though “I don’t know what the future holds” says VP of international systems
14 May 2014

Organisations embracing online collaboration tools

Over two thirds of firms are actively using some sort of collaboration software, Computing research finds
13 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

Ten steps to profiting from your app

Claire Bennett, partner at law firm DLA Piper, explains the steps app developers need to take to protect their products, and avoid copyright infringement
15 Apr 2014

Microsoft: Our mobile app store is beating Android and Apple, thanks to microtransactions

'We have a child-proof PIN option, but it’s turned off by default' says head of the Windows Phone client store program at Microsoft, Zac Woodall
14 Apr 2014

“Litigious nature” of software vendors preventing unbiased reviews of healthcare software

NHS trusts unable to read unbiased reviews of healthcare software due to litigious vendors
01 Apr 2014

Big Data Summit 2014: Traditional database and BI tools 'can't handle' time and uncertainty, says Met Office CIO

Traditional analytic technologies struggle with the volume of data and multi-dimensional nature of Met Office's work
28 Mar 2014