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Apple acquires UK speech-recognition firm Novauris

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Siri could be launched on in-car navigation or entertainment systems with help of NovaSearch
07 Apr 2014

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

ING Bank selects HortonWorks ahead of Cloudera in a bid to exploit big data
Dutch bank wants to cut costs and improve services by replacing ageing data warehouse with a Hadoop data platform
04 Apr 2014

John Lewis Partnership rolls out Google Apps to 60,000 staff

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Waitrose and John Lewis staff encouraged to collaborate with cloud office documents and collaboration tools hosted by Google
03 Apr 2014

London borough to roll out Google Chromebooks to escape Microsoft's licensing costs

Barking and Dagenham claims it would have to pay over £200,000 more to replace outgoing Windows XP desktops with Windows 7 PCs
02 Apr 2014

Tablet market growth slows as devices market reaches saturation

It's becoming increasingly hard to convince consumers to purchase tablets, says Kantar Worldpanel ComTech
31 Mar 2014

Intel delves deeper into wearables with BASIS Science acquisition

BASIS Science sells Basis band - a wearable health tracker that monitors heart rate and calories burned
26 Mar 2014

Box plans to raise $250m in IPO

CEO Aaron Levie had suggested to Computing that the firm was readying itself for an IPO back in October
25 Mar 2014

Will Google-Luxottica deal take "smart glasses" mainstream?

Ray-Ban maker announces strategic tie-up with Google's Glass division
25 Mar 2014

Google gives UK government “super flagger” status for YouTube

"Unsavoury", but not illegal videos will be flagged, says security minister James Brokenshire
13 Mar 2014

Google to encrypt searches in response to NSA surveillance claims

Encryption intended to evade snooping by NSA, GCHQ and Chinese authorities
13 Mar 2014

Microsoft ‘has to support use of iOS, Android’ admits Microsoft Business Solutions chief Kirill Tatarinov

Software giant realises that 'the world is not all blue' - IDC analyst
06 Mar 2014

Google SVP Pichai defends Android smartphone security

"Obviously, you will always see more malware targeting Android because Android is used more than any smartphone platform by a pretty substantial difference"
28 Feb 2014

CIO interview: Mike Jones, Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust

Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust IT director Mike Jones tells Computing’s Danny Palmer how mobility and big data are helping to improve patient care
26 Feb 2014

MWC 2014: Microsoft-owned Nokia unveils Google Android-based Nokia X smartphones

'Affordable' devices revealed at MWC 2014 will have access to apps including BBM, Facebook, LINE, Skype and Twitter
24 Feb 2014

Microsoft to slash price of Windows 8.1 by 70 per cent - report

Manufacturers of lower-priced laptop and tablet devices to pay only $15 for licence, sources say
24 Feb 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

Google Fiber plans expansion into 34 more US cities

Rapid advance could spell serious threat to established telcos
20 Feb 2014

Crowdsourcing is the answer to cutting energy bills, says ex-Google startup EnergyDeck

Community-based analytics provides the information people need to take action, says CEO Kott
19 Feb 2014

Google acquires Israeli security start-up SlickLogin

Google buys "login through sound" software company
17 Feb 2014

European Commission divided over Google antitrust deal

One third of Commissioners question Joaquin Almunia's decision to come to an agreement following three-year investigation
14 Feb 2014

Google requests US Congress to update privacy laws

Government should require a warrant before asking for content of users' communications, says Google
12 Feb 2014

'Everything will be governed by maths and coding,' says Google exec

Exec Peter Barron tells college students that 'everything' will involve computing
10 Feb 2014

Google backs Code Club scheme to teach teachers coding

George Osborne welcomes move to teach teachers coding before it is introduced into the curriculum later this year
07 Feb 2014

Enterprise mobility – which platform should you choose?

Who is winning the race for dominance of the increasingly cut-throat mobile market? Can Windows Phone catch up? Is BlackBerry dead? What about Xiaomi? Stuart Sumner investigates
31 Jan 2014