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Microsoft second quarter profits fall 10 per cent - 'integration and restructuring' blamed

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Surface Pro 3 sales go up as Windows OEM revenues go down in a mixed quarter for Microsoft
28 Jan 2015

Time to market could be reduced if companies used existing unified comms technologies better

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Quick win possible if firms extend use of collaboration tools outside of the organisation
28 Jan 2015

Why the Hadoop big data bubble will continue to expand in 2015

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After HortonWorks' successful IPO, MapR and Cloudera are out to prove that they too can flourish on the public stage
27 Jan 2015

Confirmed: Windows enterprise users to also receive free Windows 10 upgrades

Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 all included under same agreement as consumers
23 Jan 2015

Oracle Java the most risky software despite increase in Microsoft flaws

Versions of Apple QuickTime, Adobe Reader and VLC Media Player also rank highly on 'most exposed' list
22 Jan 2015

Windows 10: What does the enterprise want?

Cross-device functionality, flexible licences or a dependable 'virtual secretary'? We hope it'll all come together
21 Jan 2015

Peterborough City Council wants to drop 'expensive' Microsoft for open source and collaborative tools

'We've looked at applications like Word and Excel and actually find that most people in the council use them very rarely nowadays,' Richard Godfrey, ICT, strategy, infrastructure and programme manager tells Computing
19 Jan 2015

Google angers Microsoft (again) with another security flaw disclosure

Microsoft claims that Google's disclosures increase the risk of zero-day exploits
16 Jan 2015

SThree selects 1E Nomad ahead of Adaptiva OneSite for software deployment because of 'ease of use'

SThree employees would have required training to use OneSite but this wasn't necessary for Nomad
14 Jan 2015

Windows 7 mainstream support ends today

Just finished migrating from Windows XP to Windows 7? Microsoft discontinues mainstream support today
13 Jan 2015

Privacy campaigner: Why I hope Microsoft loses court case against the NSA

Case is a smokescreen to allow snooping as usual and we should all avoid the US public cloud until things change, says Caspar Bowden
13 Jan 2015

Windows 10 and Intel Skylake microprocessors won't make a dent in PC and laptop sales, warn manufacturers

Digitimes: Microsoft and Intel to board Skylake for Windows 10, but manufacturers see no spike in PC sales coming
12 Jan 2015

Box finally gives green light to IPO

After withdrawing March 2014 filing, Box is finally going ahead with its IPO, which values the firm at more than $1.5bn
12 Jan 2015

Fashion house Paul Smith picks Cegid cloud-based retail management to support expansion plans

Cloud retail system was 'deemed necessary in order to evolve and develop our future retail systems strategy', says Paul Smith IT head
08 Jan 2015

Intel splashes out $300m on diversity drive

After #gamergate and #nadellagate, the company shows determination to attract more women and minorities
07 Jan 2015

Computing refresh: All the news you missed over Christmas and New Year

Hacks, more hacks, a secret new web browser, stolen fingerprints and draconian national firewalls. That was the holidays that was
02 Jan 2015

Next Sony PlayStation 'could be based in the cloud', claims Sony vice president

Or maybe not, if network latency isn't radically reduced in the next five years
23 Dec 2014

Computing readers’ top 10 stories of 2014

Here are the homegrown articles that grabbed IT leaders' attention this year
22 Dec 2014

VMware CIO Tony Scott pushes IT-as-a-service model at virtualisation giant

Scott claims sceptics are now seeing the benefits of switching from the traditional method of procuring hardware
18 Dec 2014

Windows 10 release slated for autumn 2015 – Microsoft COO Kevin Turner

Hurried replacement for Windows 8 out in time for next Christmas, promises Microsoft COO
15 Dec 2014

Microsoft returns to court to protect customers from US government data grabs

The US government wouldn't like it if 'the boot were on the other foot', says Microsoft legal counsel Brad Smith
09 Dec 2014

Why Channel 4 chose open-source MuleSoft over 'prohibitively expensive' Oracle and Microsoft

James Curran, senior project manager in Channel 4's information systems department, tells Computing how open-source Mule ESB has benefited the broadcaster
08 Dec 2014

BSkyB customer intelligence arm selects Automation Consultants to reduce time taken to deploy application

Sky IQ wanted to cut down automated deployment time of viewer intelligence platform
08 Dec 2014

The top 10 enterprise mobility stories of 2014

Apple vs Microsoft, the Fappening and the Snappening. Here's the year in mobile.
08 Dec 2014