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Facebook eyes mobile payment service for Europe - report

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E-money service would enable users to make payments and transfer funds to others
14 Apr 2014

ING Bank selects HortonWorks ahead of Cloudera in a bid to exploit big data

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Dutch bank wants to cut costs and improve services by replacing ageing data warehouse with a Hadoop data platform
04 Apr 2014

Big Data Summit 2014: Youth social media oversharing “a real challenge” for workplace data privacy

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Solicitor Robert Bond tells Computing's Big Data Summit 2014 about a time a work placement girl almost revealed a confidential deal to Facebook
27 Mar 2014

Big Data Summit 2014: ‘Data scientists are like yetis - there aren’t many of them’ - HP

The size issue of big data is no longer an problem, but lack of data scientists is, says HP's big data solution marketing director
27 Mar 2014

Facebook acquires Oculus Rift VR headset firm for $2bn

“After games, we're going to make Oculus a platform for many other experiences” says Zuckerberg
25 Mar 2014

Less than a third of Cyber Security Challenge finalists have found a job in cyber security

Cabinet Office says that 'almost a third of face 2 face and masterclass contestants find a career in IT security'
18 Mar 2014

WhatsApp users have nothing to fear from Facebook, says CEO

"Respect for your privacy is coded into our DNA," Jan Koum says
18 Mar 2014

Social media “crimes” increase by one-third in three years

Kent and Hampshire are the epicentre of "online hate", according to police figures
13 Mar 2014

Facebook’s Instagram 'signs $50m advertising deal' with Omnicom

Deal could see likes of Pepsi, Microsoft and AT&T posting videos and photos on mobile photo-sharing app
10 Mar 2014

Stop using WhatsApp now that it has been acquired by Facebook, warns privacy regulator

Facebook will exploit users' data as it attempts to monetise its services, according to Thilo Weichert
21 Feb 2014

Facebook buys WhatsApp for $19bn – with founders and staff sharing $3bn

Biggest-ever tech-sector takeover values WhatsApp users at $42 each
20 Feb 2014

Debenhams: Social media analysis is helpful, but not when it is computer generated

Retailer tells Computing that its own staff analyse Twitter and Facebook comments
14 Feb 2014

Mobile ads help boost Facebook revenue 63 per cent

53 per cent of advertising revenue comes from mobile compared with nothing two years ago
30 Jan 2014

GCHQ 'snooped on YouTube and Facebook' and analysed data using Splunk

Spy agency had real-time data on Facebook 'likes', YouTube and Blogger visits
29 Jan 2014

US government enables tech firms to release more NSA spying data

Google, Apple, Microsoft, Facebook and LinkedIn can publish aggregate number of national security requests they receive
28 Jan 2014

Google to acquire London artificial intelligence start-up DeepMind

Deal for AI firm, which helped launch the Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab, could reach $400m
27 Jan 2014

Verizon transparency report reveals increase in US government data requests

But telecoms firm prohibited from revealing data it submits to NSA
23 Jan 2014

Microsoft buys Parature to boost Dynamics CRM platform

Self-service knowledge base and social media integration aimed at helping organisations to better connect with their customers
08 Jan 2014

Facebook buys Indian mobile startup Little Eye Labs

Social networking giant expands its mobile technology portfolio with $15m acquisition
08 Jan 2014

Facebook users sue company over privacy

US plaintiffs allege Facebook illegally mines private messages for competitive advantage
03 Jan 2014

Facebook buys sports data start-up SportStream

Technology enables content producers and broadcasters to aggregate, filter and display sports data in real time
18 Dec 2013

Obama to meet with tech CEOs on NSA, HealthCare.gov issues

US President will seek advice from Apple, Google, Microsoft and Salesforce
17 Dec 2013

Government suppliers will need cyber kitemark to win business

Government updates its cyber security strategy two years after its launch
12 Dec 2013

Eight tech firms call for changes to US government surveillance

The likes of Google, Apple, Microsoft and Facebook all involved in 'Reform Government Surveillance' alliance
09 Dec 2013