Finance and reporting

RBS fined £56m for massive IT failures

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IT meltdown in summer 2012 left customers exposed, says Financial Conduct Authority
20 Nov 2014

Ulster Bank fined £2.75m for IT disaster

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IT outage in 2012 left 600,000 customers unable to access their accounts
13 Nov 2014

Betting on testing, mobile and DevOps - an interview with City Index Group CIO Mike Lear

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City Index group CIO Mike Lear tells Danny Palmer how continuous testing, DevOps and a focus on mobile are helping to keep the spread betting firm ahead of the game
07 Nov 2014

Big losses see Amazon's shares hit 12-month low

Investors vote with their feet amid few signs the firm's strategy of acquisitions, price cutting and gadget loss-leaders is working
24 Oct 2014

Google profits drop by five per cent year-on-year

Missed analyst target causes three per cent share price fall
17 Oct 2014

Intel profits surge as PC market recovers

Thirteen per cent rise in profits, eight per cent rise in sales in positive third quarter results
16 Oct 2014

Symantec to split into separate storage and security firms

Move comes after similar announcement by HP and follows difficult few years for the security vendor
10 Oct 2014

BNP Paribas selects Splunk ahead of Logscape despite bigger price tag

Senior management, as well as developers, benefiting from platform that has replaced 10-year-old counter-party risk system
09 Oct 2014

US banks biggest target for phishing scams, reveals RSA

Report also suggests US-based servers are perpetrating a significant percentage of attacks
29 Sep 2014

EAT implements Anaplan to replace spreadsheet-based processes

Sandwich chain integrates planning processes and gets 'one-click view of financial plans' with new software, says CFO
26 Sep 2014

HP acquires cloud computing start-up Eucalyptus

But the firm's Russian subsidiary is hit with a $58.77m fine for bribing the Russian government
15 Sep 2014

Morecambe Bay NHS Trust claims it will save £35m with help from Lorenzo EPR system

Trust claims it will spend £9m on 24/7 support services, but will still save £35m over five years
09 Sep 2014

Barclays unveils blood-reading authentication technology for corporate banking clients

'It’s very, very simple, yet it's very, very secure,' bank says of vein authentication technology
05 Sep 2014

DataStax announces $106m VC funding for NoSQL database Cassandra

Tranche puts DataStax second only to MongoDB in league of best-funded NoSQL firms
04 Sep 2014

Deutsche Bank fined £4.7m for coding glitch that led to faulty transaction reports

There was 'simply no excuse for Deutsche's failure to get this right', says FCA director
29 Aug 2014

Insurance industry 'behind' on harnessing big data

Jason Cabral, group head of pricing and management information at Zenith Insurance, tells Computing the sector could benefit from harnessing big data
18 Aug 2014

2e2 finally ceases to exist - with gaping £257m shortfall owed to creditors

2e2 Group, 2e2 Holdings and 2e2 Investments have all been dissolved, according to papers filed by FTI Consulting
04 Aug 2014

Fears of Amazon overstretch as shares slide

Amazon posts losses despite record revenues as a result of massive investment programme
25 Jul 2014

Facebook profits soar as mobile advertising grows to 62 per cent of revenues

Facebook's stock price quadruples in two years as mobile advertising push pays off
24 Jul 2014

Hadoop distributor MapR announces $110m financing round

$80m equity funding led by Google Capital plus $30m debt facility with Silicon Valley Bank
30 Jun 2014

Oracle seals $5.3bn deal for Micros Systems – but analysts say it should be buying SaaS

Long-rumoured deal is finally sealed, but questions are raised over whether the cash could be better spent
24 Jun 2014

Oracle declares itself ‘second largest SaaS company in the world’ but misses profit estimates

Oracle misses revenue forecasts but fully expects to become dominant cloud services provider
20 Jun 2014

How BNP Paribas manages multi-billion dollar asset markets with Tibco’s analytics solution

BNP Paribas Securities Service’s Laurent Chauvirey tells Computing why the bank selected Tibco’s Spotfire Enterprise Analytics solution in order to meet the time-to-market challenge.
19 Jun 2014

Box may delay IPO until June as market strength in doubt

Anonymous sources say secure content sharing company getting cold feet on NYSE
01 May 2014