Latest Data articles

Cool future for data centres as efficiency comes first

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Verne Global CEO Jeff Monroe tells Computing that data centres in energy efficient locations will only become more popular
18 Sep 2013

Prism threat to cloud industry 'a red herring', claims RMS platform architect

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Bobby Soni tells Computing it's not in the government's interest to harm cloud businesses
18 Sep 2013

'We can change the world with data centres' - VMware

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VMware's Neela Jacques tells Big Data Iceland event access to cheap infrastructure can have big results
17 Sep 2013

Digitalbox returns to Experian QAS data management after 'bad move' away

CEO tells Computing why Digitalbox re-adopted Experian QAS after things went 'very, very wrong' with its replacement
13 Sep 2013

'Data matching' trial improves electoral registration

Cabinet Office hails Individual Electoral Registration dry run as a success
12 Sep 2013

Data governance – measuring and managing quality (Available on-demand)

The aim of this web seminar is to guide you through the stages of creating a durable and effective data governance strategy.
11 Sep 2013

Angry Birds creator Rovio deploys Basho Riak NoSQL solution

NoQSL scalability enables Rovio to cope with fluctuating data demands from millions of users
10 Sep 2013

Data governance key to British Gas strategy

British Gas information governance manager says data is important in all departments now - not just sales
05 Sep 2013

NHS IT is on the right track, but familiar issues still remain

Department of Health's 'bottom up' approach is working, but to make real progress, old issues need to be ironed out
04 Sep 2013

Not enough data scientists, MIT expert tells Computing

One of the world's top data scientists, Alex 'Sandy' Pentland, tells Computing we're 'not even close' to the number of data scientists needed
04 Sep 2013

Data revolution will dwarf internet revolution and change society - MIT

Alex 'Sandy' Pentland, one of the world's leading data scientists, tells Campus Party Europe that the data revolution will dwarf the internet revolution
03 Sep 2013

CIO Interview: Adrian Collinson, Force India Formula One team

Force India CIO Adrian Collinson explains to Computing how the Formula 1 team gets the most bang for its IT buck, both at the circuit and back at the factory
29 Aug 2013

Governments seek data on 38,000 Facebook users in six months

US authorities made over half of requests for user information in first six months of 2013
28 Aug 2013

Self-powered computer chip that 'forms a network out of thin air' revealed at University of Washington

Chip draws energy from Wi-Fi and TV signals in the air around it
19 Aug 2013

Smart meter roll-out vendors selected in contracts totalling £2.38bn

Telefonica, Arqiva, CGI and Capita all selected for UK mass roll-out
14 Aug 2013

Two thirds of consumers don't fully understand how businesses collect and use their data

Deloitte report suggests awareness of how information is used is declining as use of technology increases
13 Aug 2013

BT Sport chooses Aspera for high-speed file transfer at new Stratford production hub

Transfer and automation platform to handle live sport workflow between BT Tower and new studio
08 Aug 2013

Data quality: banishing bouncing emails

Improving contact data quality can have far-reaching consequences for the whole business, but you need to know how to sell the benefits to the board, writes John Leonard
06 Aug 2013

Met Office mines big data to predict solar storms

The Met Office is crunching data to predict the risks astronomical weather poses to the UK. Portfolio Technical Lead James Tomkins tells Danny Palmer how MongoDB is key to forecasting
06 Aug 2013

Sharp rise in government requests for Twitter user data

Twitter's transparency report shows 40 per cent jump in requests by the authorities for private information, including IP addresses and email contacts
01 Aug 2013

Dating websites 'potentially in breach of data protection act', warns ICO

ICO writes to four of the UK's biggest 'introduction agencies' after damning BBC Panorama exposé.
30 Jul 2013

PRISM and beyond: Is the government’s capture of public data spiralling out of control?

Sooraj Shah looks at the potential pitfalls of the government’s all-out assault on citizens’ data
29 Jul 2013

ICO takes enforcement action against Chief Constables after personal data breach

Collaborative police units urged to get data protection training
26 Jul 2013

ICO warns Hertfordshire Police over 'disproportionate' use of camera tracking

Enforcement notice comes after investigation into Royston's number plate recognition cameras
26 Jul 2013