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Ten steps to profiting from your app

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Claire Bennett, partner at law firm DLA Piper, explains the steps app developers need to take to protect their products, and avoid copyright infringement
15 Apr 2014

Companies should encourage employees to write their own apps, says VMware

Business man using smartphone as part of bring your own device trend
Many employees are essentially writing their own apps on Excel already, says Joe Baguley
03 May 2013

App developers using data without consent, says watchdog

Business man using smartphone as part of bring your own device trend
Clicking ‘install app' on a mobile device does not amount to personal data consent, according to EU privacy watchdog
18 Mar 2013

Barclays’ own cloud technology 'will slash 90 per cent of IT costs'

Bank is also starting to use the Linux operating system
07 Jan 2013

Influence: Enterprise App Stores

Computing speaks to UK-based firms about their use of bespoke app stores for their business
19 Dec 2012

Google Play revenue up by over 300 per cent

Apple App Store saw sales rise by 13 per cent over same period
03 Dec 2012

Android users' privacy put at risk by apps collecting unnecessary data

Research suggests an epidemic of apps collecting data from unsuspecting smartphone owners
06 Nov 2012

Analysis: Microsoft puts phone developers on hold

As Microsoft launched Windows Phone 8, developers of mobile apps were still waiting for the software development kit to arrive - meaning many planned new apps won’t arrive until the new year at the earliest
30 Oct 2012

Viewpoint: How to make your app budget go further

Dr Tim King, CTO of 5app, offers his tips for reining in app development costs
29 Oct 2012

Telefonica signs mobile payment agreement with Facebook, Google, Microsoft and RIM

Direct-to-bill payments capability will be available to subscribers across Europe by the end of the year
06 Jul 2012

Facebook launches app store to rival Google and Apple

600 apps available at launch
08 Jun 2012

Report: Mobile projects bedevilled by overruns and failed apps

Number and value of projects set to increase massively but results likely to disappoint
21 Feb 2012

Microsoft opens the curtains on Windows 8 app store

Aims to be first truly business-friendly app store
07 Dec 2011

Software flaw could let hackers control Apple devices, says security expert

Hackers could access private data and erase information on iPhones and iPads
09 Nov 2011

Government's G-Cloud strategy begins to take shape

The government expects public cloud services to deliver at least 50 per cent of its ICT capacity by 2015
01 Nov 2011

IP Expo: Corporate app stores increase staff engagement

A panel of CTOs at IP Expo agreed that enterprise app stores increase engagement with IT among employees and support innovation
20 Oct 2011

IT in retail 4: Multi-channel in action

Pizza Express customers no longer have to hang around to pay the bill after their meal
21 Sep 2011

Net-a-Porter.com tries augmented reality on for size

The product uses Aurasma, a visual browser developed by Autonomy
08 Sep 2011

iPad bandwagon will roll until at least 2013, say analysts

Apple’s success all but written on stone tablets
25 Aug 2011

Fashion retailer moves to HTML5 mobile platform

ASOS invests in Usablenet's Mobile 2.0 solution for Apple, Android, BlackBerry and Windows devices
02 Jun 2011

Chrome OS: is it a serious alternative to Windows in the enterprise?

Computing takes a look at the business credentials of Google's new operating system
16 May 2011

Interview: Microsoft national technology officer Mark Ferrar on public sector IT

Implementing shared cloud services across the public sector may take longer than expected
19 Apr 2011

Gartner: iPad will be the enterprise tablet to beat

Analyst also suggests CIOs should start experimenting with tablets sooner rather than later
05 Apr 2011

Bereaved denied access to loved ones' digital assets

Most people forget to leave passwords to their digital archives in their will
30 Mar 2011