Finance and reporting

Government's digital by default strategy in jeopardy because it "doesn't get it"

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Mark Thompson tells EMC and Policy Exchange roundtable "we're being badly governed by our digital masters"
04 Apr 2014

Box plans to raise $250m in IPO

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CEO Aaron Levie had suggested to Computing that the firm was readying itself for an IPO back in October
25 Mar 2014

Bitcoin exchange Vircurex on brink of collapse after cyber attacks

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Beijing-based cyber currency exchange freezes funds with immediate effect
24 Mar 2014

Oracle shares drop four per cent as investors dissatisfied with Q3 revenues

But software giant claims its cloud business had its 'best ever' quarter
19 Mar 2014

Cloudera to raise $200m from investors including Intel – report

Big data challenger seeking to raise more funds as it debuts in Gartner Magic Quadrant for datawarehousing
18 Mar 2014

Facebook’s Instagram 'signs $50m advertising deal' with Omnicom

Deal could see likes of Pepsi, Microsoft and AT&T posting videos and photos on mobile photo-sharing app
10 Mar 2014

MtGox £300m Bitcoin loss, bankruptcy and possible theft details emerge

'We still have no clear grasp of the situation' says Japanese government
04 Mar 2014

MtGox CEO quits Bitcoin Foundation, the second in a month to do so

Head of one of world's largest virtual currency exchanges is the latest to quit the Foundation
24 Feb 2014

Banks haven’t got their heads around big data yet, says EY

Banks have fallen behind the curve, offering opportunities to those who understand data
20 Feb 2014

Icahn backs down on Apple buyback crusade

Activist investor dressed down by ISS and proxy adviser
11 Feb 2014

Russia rules Bitcoin to be illegal

Virtual currency 'cannot be used' declares Prosecutor General as country hosts Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics
10 Feb 2014

Blockchain hits out at Apple 'monopoly' after bitcoin app removed from iOS store

Blockchain was final bitcoin app still available to download from the App Store
06 Feb 2014

Businesses 'should leave Bitcoin alone', says Eversheds lawyer

Partner Tim Buckingham tells conference that while they might consider it in future, retailers should not accept unregulated virtual currency for now
03 Feb 2014

Amazon shares fall as investors grow impatient

Fears of overstretch amid rising distribution costs and sluggish international sales
31 Jan 2014

Mobile ads help boost Facebook revenue 63 per cent

53 per cent of advertising revenue comes from mobile compared with nothing two years ago
30 Jan 2014

2014 and beyond - the future of financial services technology

Duncan Pithouse, partner at law firm DLA Piper, takes a look at what the year has in store for IT in financial services
28 Jan 2014

Lloyds, BOS, TSB and Halifax hit by debit card and ATM glitch

Customers report being unable to use debit cards and ATM machines across the UK, as TSB CEO apologises on Twitter
26 Jan 2014

Samsung quarterly profits drop for first time in two years

Apple's iPhone 5S and 5C launches may have had an impact on smartphone sales
24 Jan 2014

Bitcoin attacked by politicians and bankers at Davos

US treasury secretary Lew and JP Morgan boss Dimon express worries about the virtual currency
24 Jan 2014

eBay should spin off PayPal, says Carl Icahn

Separating payments unit from e-commerce giant is a "no-brainer" claims Icahn
23 Jan 2014

Where should you store your Bitcoins?

Sooraj Shah investigates whether it is really worth storing Bitcoins in 'cold storage' or an 'insured storage vault'
22 Jan 2014

IBM suffers from dip in sales, revenues and profits in 2013 - top execs to forgo bonuses

Falls in emerging markets leaves tech giant betting on the cloud
22 Jan 2014

Bitcoin - What is it for?

Duncan Calow, partner at law firm DLA Piper, argues that the two-tier regulated and non-regulated approach to currency is not flexible enough
15 Jan 2014

Apple App Store sales top $10bn in 2013

iPhone and iPad users spent over $1bn in December alone
08 Jan 2014