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Gove’s new ICT curriculum sees five year olds writing programs and 3D printing in schools

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Boolean logic, abstraction and software testing skills all to figure highly in revised ICT
08 Jul 2013

Microsoft Build 2013: Xbox One and Windows Phone get Unity support

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Could be a Sony-baiting move, but what’s the true value for developers?
28 Jun 2013

Microsoft Build 2013: 'We want to move beyond numbered software versions, but we’re not there yet' says development VP

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Despite company move to Cloud and SaaS, regular updates still not suitable for all software, says Somasegar
27 Jun 2013

Microsoft Build 2013: Azure Mobile Services and Azure Web Sites become generally available

Multiple platform and device focus extends to the cloud and backend
27 Jun 2013

Enterprise will see 'a marked difference' in Windows 8.1 promises Microsoft

Upgrade team 'worked very closely with people in the field' to bring productivity boost says Windows program lead
27 Jun 2013

Microsoft Build 2013: 'We need to do a better job of telling the world' about Windows 8 as HTML 5 platform, says Microsoft

Company also 'committed as we’ve ever been' to Windows RT
26 Jun 2013

“What is Waze, and why did Google pay $1bn for it?” asks SAS CEO

“This whole internet world is strange and I’m glad we don’t have to deal with it,” says Goodnight
19 Jun 2013

Google-baiting DuckDuckGo search passes 3m direct searches in a single day

Anonymous search engine usage apparently increasing exponentially
19 Jun 2013

Microsoft hints major Surface RT announcement

Primary education space to be “a great place” for hoped iPad-rival, says company
17 Jun 2013

Microsoft pays $100,000 bounty to entice Windows Phone developers from Android, Apple and BlackBerry

Desperate ploy to get key apps from Android and Apple into the Windows Phone app store
14 Jun 2013

TfL minds the gap in its website offerings

Transport for London is ditching Microsoft’s Bing and going with HTML5 and Google APIs in its first online overhaul for six years. Peter Gothard finds out more
13 Jun 2013

BAE Detica to recruit 130 graduates and trainees to plug cyber security skills gap

BAE is hiring 600 staff in 2013, with 293 of the positions to be filled by graduates and trainees
12 Jun 2013

Meet the downsizers who quit the likes of Google and Facebook for a new life at a start-up

What makes someone swap a successful job at a thriving technology giant for a role at a start-up? Sooraj Shah talks to three such downsizers to find out
12 Jun 2013

Coverity's NASA project shows how benefits of code testing can be out of this world

Coverity vice president Andreas Kuehlmann tells Danny Palmer how thorough software testing ensured NASA’s mission to Mars hit the ground running
11 Jun 2013

IBM and 10gen collaborate on database development standard

New open-source project to allow developers to use one protocol to access data in SQL and NoSQL data stores
07 Jun 2013

Follow the money in mobile ads, says Medialets founder

Online advertising an 'unsolved problem' concurs Mailbox founder Underwood
04 Jun 2013

Zynga cuts staff numbers by one-fifth as it struggles with mobile gaming

Once-popular Facebook games company cuts back as it struggles to prosper in mobile games
04 Jun 2013

The next Facebook or Apple will not be European

But Google may yet be 'next Microsoft', says Parallels founder Beloussov
03 Jun 2013

Apple CEO Tim Cook says company has 'game-changing' products on the way

Wearable technology and Apple TV could be next - but Cook isn't worried about Samsung or Google
29 May 2013

MySQL creator Monty Widenius wants it to 'disappear from the Earth'

Monty Widenius is on a mission to replace Oracle-controlled MySQL, which he founded, with MariaDB
29 May 2013

Atlassian tools ease collaboration at Mind Candy

Mind Candy’s Mark Baker tells Peter Gothard how collaboration tools from Atlassian have helped the company to meet the disparate workflow needs of its toy designers and online games developers
29 May 2013

Securing from scratch: an interview with C4’s CISO

Brian Brackenborough tells Sooraj Shah about the challenges he faced when he became Channel 4’s first CISO and about his plans for the future
28 May 2013

Tech City firms facing shortages in funding and skilled staff

In the venture capital world, London is considered dysfunctional, says Mike Lynch
21 May 2013

Windows ‘Blue’ officially christened Windows 8.1

Free update will be available before Christmas, says Microsoft
15 May 2013