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US court upholds ruling granting authorities global access to data held in the cloud

US government wins the latest round in long-running dispute with Microsoft
31 Jul 2014

'Automotive electronics produces 25GB of data an hour' - what driverless cars means for IT

Next generation of driverless vehicles could produce up to 250GB per hour - meaning firms need the right database technology to exploit this stream
31 Jul 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

'My ambition is to be the first team to have all trackside systems in the cloud,' says Caterham F1 IT head

Bill Peters, head of group IT at Caterham Group, tells Computing that a lot of the Formula 1 team's technology will be virtualized
30 Jul 2014

Apple can extract personal data from iPhones without user's knowledge

Security researcher reveals practice previously unknown to the public that allows Apple to extract information including texts, photos and contact lists from iPhones
28 Jul 2014

UK critical business applications more vulnerable to attack than those of US counterparts

Veracode report says many British firms are sitting targets for cyber criminals
22 Jul 2014

Dropbox to open UK office in effort to widen international business user base

Meanwhile, Edward Snowden suggests that Dropbox is 'hostile to privacy'
21 Jul 2014

DropBox 'hostile to privacy,' argues Snowden, urges switch to SpiderOak

NSA whistleblower argues Dropbox is a 'PRISM wannabe," urges use of SpiderOak private storage service
18 Jul 2014

IBM in big data deal with aero-engine maker Pratt & Whitney

IBM to analyse engine data to improve reliability and prolong engine life
17 Jul 2014

European cloud standardisation guidelines: what’s it about?

Patrick Van Eecke and Antoon Dierick, of law firm DLA Piper, explain what the European Commission is doing to help firms standardise on cloud contracts
17 Jul 2014

IBM joins forces with Apple to develop 100 business apps for iPhone and iPad

IBM will also sell Apple devices to its business clients as part of partnership
16 Jul 2014

Box announces Microsoft Office 365 integration and unlimited storage for business accounts

'Deep connections' to desktop and file structure promised
15 Jul 2014

Fujitsu to invest £1.15bn in new global cloud push

New data centre planned for the UK as part of a renewed cloud push by Fujitsu
14 Jul 2014

CIO Interview: The world of data is your Oyster at TfL

TfL’s CIO Steve Townsend tells Sooraj Shah how data is crucial to make improvements for passengers and staff at the organisation
11 Jul 2014

Goodbye C++. Hello F#?

Development environments are shifting from 'C family' languages to functional tools in response to cloud and mobile
11 Jul 2014

Travelex moves its HR into the cloud with Workday

5,500 employees can use Workday's self-service portal to manage personal data
04 Jul 2014

PaaS bucks up mobile app development

A cloud-based development platform from Portugal-based OutSystems has hugely increased the productivity of ADEC Group’s programmers, says Peter Gothard
04 Jul 2014

Backbytes: Mais Non, Monsieur Benioff!

Larger than life CEO refused burger by dastardly French
01 Jul 2014

Avoiding the storm clouds: cloud-based document storage and disclosure obligations

Elinor Thomas, senior associate at law firm DLA Piper, gives advice on how to avoid potentially expensive complications in cloud-storage agreements
26 Jun 2014

Bestival selects Six Degrees Group to underpin festival website infrastructure

Music festival opts for scalable solution to manage demand in run-up to and during four-day event
26 Jun 2014

Social homes, big data

The Housing Action Charitable Trust is starting to provide housing associations with big data analytic applications. Graeme Burton reports
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

Secret trade treaty will undermine cloud data sovereignty rules

The draft Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) – currently being negotiated in secret – will bar countries from making cloud data rules
20 Jun 2014

Transform 14: Digitalstrom harnesses Tibco cloud to power 'all-in-one smart home solution'

Digitalstrom CEO Martin Vesper explains how scalability and low latency were key reasons for selecting Tibco to power its products
18 Jun 2014