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Caldicott review: Breaking down the barriers to information sharing in the NHS

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Sooraj Shah investigates the difficulties that the NHS faces with the law, technology and people in enabling data-sharing between its departments
26 Apr 2013

Sir Tim Berners-Lee and Francis Maude welcome new OGP members

Eight new countries join scheme designed to promote transparency in government data
25 Apr 2013

UPDATED: EE: one per cent of overall customer base on 4G is 'good progress'

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Biggest UK mobile operator says 318,000 4G customers shows a 'strong 4G take-up'
23 Apr 2013

Big data used to alter video game difficulty

Georgia Tech develops big data algorithm to tailor difficulty to skill
22 Apr 2013

White House demands changes to cybersecurity bill to strengthen privacy

CISPA currently grants immunity to corporations for potential data breaches
18 Apr 2013

GP hails data digitisation service's potential to free up time, space and money

Pay-as-you-go Lloyd George archiving service could fill NHS security holes and cut costs
04 Apr 2013

Rugby tries out data analytics

Danny Palmer talks to IBM, Opta and the RFU about their use of data analytics to track every detail at the recent Six Nations rugby tournament
03 Apr 2013

In-memory computing market to be worth £700m by 2016 says Gartner

Mainstream adoption beckons for IMC, say analysts
03 Apr 2013

Big Data will be a game changer in fighting diseases, says AstraZeneca

Chip-on-a-pill and wearable sensors key to bespoke health care, says CTO Yochem
20 Mar 2013

High-speed data analysis keeps Red Bull in pole position

Reigning Formula 1 World Champions Infiniti Red Bull Racing give Danny Palmer an insight into their analysis of data and how using AT&T technology has helped keep them at the front of the grid
06 Mar 2013

'People need to be paid for their personal data' says Jaron Lavier

Web companies fixate too much on being 'market optimisers' and not enough on future financial models, says Microsoft 'scholar at large'
05 Mar 2013

Tesco gears up for an all-out assault on Amazon

Former Facebook and Warner Music execs to run new e-books and music sites
04 Mar 2013

MWC: Global mobile data revenue to surpass voice by 2018

Increasing use of smartphones and tablets will alter how mobile operators make money, says GSMA report
25 Feb 2013

ICO fines Nursing and Midwifery Council £150,000 for data loss

Deputy Information Commissioner urges organisations to take more care with sensitive data
18 Feb 2013

US tech giants criticised for lobbying against EU data privacy laws

Coalition of US privacy bodies and EU representatives slam the likes of Google and Facebook
04 Feb 2013

Dell sees demand for cloud rise as 'CIA anxiety' fades

European businesses more willing to adopt cloud for some types of data, Dell tells Computing
31 Jan 2013

Action for Children charity selects Rackspace to tackle big data challenges

Stephen Fry tweet could have brought website down due to large spike in traffic
17 Jan 2013

Facebook, Google attack MEP report calling for tougher restrictions on use of personal data

Document urges EU to give its citizens much more control over how their data is exploited
09 Jan 2013

Computing research: taming the data monster

A look at some of the technologies Computing readers are deploying to tackle the enormous demand for storage
09 Jan 2013

Predictive analytics helps firms to get 'about three per cent better at guessing', says APT chief

But that is still worth 'a lot of money', claims Jim Manzi
08 Jan 2013

Happy 30th birthday to the internet as TCP/IP reaches milestone

ARPANET switched protocol at the start of 1983
02 Jan 2013

ICO slams lax data practices in local government after four more councils are fined

Information Commissioner says there is 'an underlying problem with data protection in local government'
18 Dec 2012

Apple and Foursquare discuss data share deal

iPhone producer wants access to social network's local map information.
18 Dec 2012

O2 warns customers about possible personal data loss

Back-up tape misplaced by partner IBM over a year ago
05 Dec 2012