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Microsoft hints major Surface RT announcement

Microsoft's Surface Pro tablet stood on desk
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

Huawei Ascend W1
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

High Barnet tube station
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

Wellington College compresses emails on-premise with Barracuda

Storage needs reduced by 80 per cent says IT director
15 May 2013

Teach engineers cyber security skills to protect critical national infrastructure, says IET

SMEs are at particular risk of losing IP because they don't think they are vulnerable
10 May 2013

Cloud-first policy adopted at Coca-Cola

Drinks bottler Coca-Cola Enterprises operates de facto cloud-first policy as it retires its SAP ERP suite – piece by piece
09 May 2013

Analysis: Why Hadoop is set to be the next big thing

Venture capital firms have invested over $1.2bn in Hadoop and big data start-ups. Why are they doing this and what innovations will this funding spur?
01 May 2013

SkySQL merges with MariaDB to make 'next generation' open-source database

Original MySQL team members reunited through merger
24 Apr 2013

Analysis: educating the ‘digital citizens’ of tomorrow

Computing invited a panel of education experts to give their views on how best to equip young people for tomorrow’s digital economy. Peter Gothard listened in
17 Apr 2013

Unified EU patent scheme moves a step closer

Unified Patent Court to be introduced in 2014 after Spanish and Italian objections rejected
16 Apr 2013

Nokia Entertainment: Why we went Mongo

Nokia tells Computing about the pros and cons of NoSQL database MongoDB
11 Apr 2013