Applications

Ten steps to profiting from your app

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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

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'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

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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

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella unveils Office for iPad

Nadella's announcement marks a shift to "mobile first, cloud first" strategy at Microsoft
28 Mar 2014

IBM buying Cloudant? "History says they won't make it work" says MarkLogic's Gary Bloom

NoSQL turf war in full swing as MarkLogic lobs grenades at Cloudant, Cloudera and MongoDB
28 Mar 2014

Big data skills gap 'not huge' and even 'exaggerated' say Rackspace and EMC

'Skills are growing with demand for skills' argue big data vendors
06 Mar 2014

Customers big up Dynamics as Microsoft updates apps at Convergence 2014

Updates aimed at easing integration and enhancing functionality of 'customer centric' companies, says Microsoft
04 Mar 2014

MWC 2014: How will Nokia X's Android leanings benefit the enterprise?

Computing hits the show floor to ask Nokia to explain itself.
28 Feb 2014

CIO interview: Mike Jones, Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust

Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust IT director Mike Jones tells Computing’s Danny Palmer how mobility and big data are helping to improve patient care
26 Feb 2014

Post Office looking for front office IT applications services provider in £530m tender

Services comprise customer-facing transactions across multiple channels including the website and mobile
25 Feb 2014

'Astoundingly high' number of apps have an average of 14 vulnerabilities

96 per cent of apps have security flaws, according to research by Cenzic
21 Feb 2014

EAT trials Weve and Proxama mobile loyalty service

Weve's mobile app Pouch will enable consumers to store loyalty cards for use in retail stores
19 Feb 2014

Rakuten acquires messaging app Viber for £540m

Play.com owner plans to build "consumer engagement platform" with service
14 Feb 2014

Windows 8 licence sales lag behind Windows 7 at same stage

Forty million fewer licences sold over 15 months than Windows 7 managed in its first 12 months
14 Feb 2014

Blockchain hits out at Apple 'monopoly' after bitcoin app removed from iOS store

Blockchain was final bitcoin app still available to download from the App Store
06 Feb 2014

Twitter reports 2013 net loss of £396m and limited growth

Discouraging results for company only three months after IPO
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

Deloitte's CIO on BYOD and collaboration

Matt Peers explains how mobility can aid productivity and flexibility in the workplace
22 Jan 2014

Facebook buys Indian mobile startup Little Eye Labs

Social networking giant expands its mobile technology portfolio with $15m acquisition
08 Jan 2014

Apple App Store sales top $10bn in 2013

iPhone and iPad users spent over $1bn in December alone
08 Jan 2014

Influence - Data Centres: In-house or Outsource?

What are the specific use cases for keeping data locked up in the basement, or in the care of a third party?
21 Dec 2013

HM Treasury prepares for ICT 2015 programme with £255m tender

Tender is for core IT services, printing, mobile and wireless services
20 Dec 2013

80 per cent of staff use 'risky' unauthorised apps on corporate networks

McAfee report suggests corporations could be at risk through use of shadow IT, but others suggest IT department should adapt to new methods of working
04 Dec 2013