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Government 'has pimped out its front-end, but it has not changed its legacy engines', claims former HMRC CIO

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Reliance on legacy systems will see government departments falter, says Phil Pavitt
05 Nov 2014

75 per cent of mobile apps will fail security tests in 2015 - Gartner

Gartner says security of mobile devices will continue to be an issue
Analyst warns of security risks from employees installing apps on BYOD mobile devices
15 Sep 2014

Venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins sinks $20m into Snapchat

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Messaging app now valued at around $10bn after Kleiner Perkins investment
27 Aug 2014

Backbytes: Is Uber trying to drive its rivals out of business?

That old trick of ordering a pizza or a cab for some unsuspected chump is never quite so funny when you're found out...
12 Aug 2014

The emergence of the app-based network

Tradeshift CEO Christian Lanng discusses how app-based networks are becoming the backbone of every business
31 Jul 2014

Computing research: Routes to mobility

John Leonard examines Computing research that illuminates the challenges and options enterprise face when designing mobile apps for a business audience
29 Jul 2014

HP: Enterprises should work in cycles to ensure mobile app development keeps up with changes

An app's user impact is more important than design elegance, adds Quocirca
22 Jul 2014

Project to detect collusion attacks on Android begins

Collusion attacks use malicious apps to circumvent Android controls in order to pass data to criminals
01 Jul 2014

How to create a billion-dollar app

Dr Steve Garnett, EMEA chairman at Salesforce.com, explains why certain apps succeed
08 May 2014

Ten steps to profiting from your app

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

'Astoundingly high' number of apps have an average of 14 vulnerabilities

96 per cent of apps have security flaws, according to research by Cenzic
21 Feb 2014

EAT trials Weve and Proxama mobile loyalty service

Weve's mobile app Pouch will enable consumers to store loyalty cards for use in retail stores
19 Feb 2014

Out of power? Don’t blame the battery, rap the app

'Software is frequently written with complete disregard for the battery,' says Bedford Uni's David Jazani
13 Feb 2014

Apple App Store sales top $10bn in 2013

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

MoJ issues £109m tender for application maintenance, support and deployment

MoJ's prior information notice had suggested the contract would be worth up to £180m
28 Oct 2013

Betting on 'mobile first' strategy pays off for IG

Spread betting firm's head of IT Ivan Gowan explains how mobile is benefiting both IG and its customers
25 Oct 2013

Analyse business-critical apps before you shift them into the cloud - InTechnology

Apps should be analysed for 30 days to check their suitability
24 Sep 2013

Apple makes enterprise case for iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C with iOS 7

Apple's new iOS 7 operating system is designed to attract business users to iPhone
11 Sep 2013

Three-quarters of public sector networks plagued by inefficiency, claims report

Study by Easynet Global Services finds poor bandwidth hinders mission-critical applications and productivity
05 Sep 2013

Hailo looks to the heavens with Amazon cloud

Hailo’s Rorie Devine tells Danny Palmer how Amazon Web Services-powered cloud is allowing the taxi hailing app to rapidly expand to cities across the globe
26 Jul 2013

CIO interview: How Balfour Beatty will rationalise servers and applications in £50m deal with Fujitsu

Construction giant hopes to slash number of servers in half and cut thousands of applications
25 Jul 2013

Standard Life keeps faith with Webtrends to better understand its customers

Google Analytics will be used to supplement Webtrends analytics and reporting software
08 Jul 2013

The Top 10 best iPhone apps for enterprise users

Sooraj Shah looks at the apps that can boost productivity when you're on the move
08 Jul 2013

Enterprise Mobility Summit 2013: Corporate mobile app development booming

Pharma firm Novartis among the big users having developed more than 50 mobile apps for staff and customers
11 Jun 2013