Finance and reporting

Government assessing benefits of data-sharing and open data in banking

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Government wants more competition in banking and better deals for customers as it aims to support growth of UK 'fintech' sector
30 Jan 2015

Microsoft second quarter profits fall 10 per cent - 'integration and restructuring' blamed

Satya Nadella
Surface Pro 3 sales go up as Windows OEM revenues go down in a mixed quarter for Microsoft
28 Jan 2015

Apple posts biggest quarterly profits of any public company - ever

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Apple smashes expectations thanks to record iPhone sales - but iPad sales continue to fall
28 Jan 2015

Why the Hadoop big data bubble will continue to expand in 2015

After HortonWorks' successful IPO, MapR and Cloudera are out to prove that they too can flourish on the public stage
27 Jan 2015

Intel revenue buoyed by strong Q4 but PC business flatlines

Chip maker looks to stabilise earnings as it continues to feel the hit in a declining PC market
16 Jan 2015

Hadoop distributor MapR aiming for late 2015 IPO

CEO John Schroeder believes Hadoop market is becoming more mature as he prepares to float company
16 Jan 2015

Samsung to buy BlackBerry – report [update]

BlackBerry shares leap on rumour of buyout
14 Jan 2015

Box finally gives green light to IPO

After withdrawing March 2014 filing, Box is finally going ahead with its IPO, which values the firm at more than $1.5bn
12 Jan 2015

Barclays offers customers anytime mobile video banking service

'UK first' will see bank customers able to speak to an advisor from smartphones, tablets or laptops at any time
01 Dec 2014

CA Technologies pays millions to RBS over IT catastrophe

Settlement will soften blow to RBS with the fiasco already costing the bank nearly £200m
24 Nov 2014

RBS fined £56m for massive IT failures

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

Ulster Bank fined £2.75m for IT disaster

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

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