Finance and reporting

HP acquires cloud computing start-up Eucalyptus

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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

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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

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'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

Amazon increase in expenses eats into profit growth

Web firm's commitment to expansion eats into outgoings, but profit still growing – just not as quickly as it was
25 Apr 2014

Microsoft Surface sales rise 50 per cent year on year

Q3 earnings report shows modest increase in Surface revenues plus bigger rises for Office 365 and Azure
25 Apr 2014

Apple reports £6.1bn profits, but announces stock buybacks as iPad underperforms

More iPhones sold than expected, but company slump continues
24 Apr 2014

Facebook profits triple as mobile ad sales surge

Revenue soars 72 per cent to $2.5bn
24 Apr 2014

ARM iPhone royalties slow as smartphones drop in price

British firm still sees Q1 "as a good start to the year"
23 Apr 2014

Apple looking to hire e-currency experts, eyes 'serious' move into mobile payments

Reports suggest iPhone and iPad maker wants to move into mobile payments business.
22 Apr 2014

Bank of England to employ hackers

Penetration testing to be used to gauge banks' defences against hackers and cyber criminals
22 Apr 2014

Yahoo beats Q1 revenue expectations, despite profits slump

Struggling web firm boosted by Chinese internet firm Alibaba as CEO Marissa 'buoyed by growth'
16 Apr 2014

Yorkshire Building Society selects ServiceNow to optimise service delivery

IT service transition manager Danny Potts tells Computing why Yorkshire Building Society opted to roll out ServiceNow
08 Apr 2014

HTC posts quarterly loss as smartphone sales slow

Taiwanese firm makes £40m loss in first quarter of 2014 - £10m worse than analysts had expected
07 Apr 2014