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Asos CIO Pete Marsden leaves post 'by mutual consent'

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Asos says that it is "reviewing the management structure of its IT department" following the departure
02 Sep 2014

Apple teams up with MasterCard, Visa for iPhone 6 mobile wallet

Pay by touch feature to debut in iPhone 6 report
NFC technology will reportedly let iPhone users make payments using their shiny new Apple devices
01 Sep 2014

TGI Fridays UK selects Cyntergy to solve service desk woes

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Restaurant chain staff were previously wasting time on calls to several different support desks
26 Aug 2014

NIKE picks Juniper Networks to build cloud infrastructure

"Just do it," NIKE tells Juniper Networks
15 Aug 2014

Net-A-Porter CIO Richard Lloyd-Williams replaced by Betfair’s Hugh Fahy

Lloyd-Williams steps down after more than six years and is replaced by Betfair's director of development Fahy
08 Aug 2014

Target predicts staggering $148m loss over December security breach

US retailer to pay steep price after 40 million credit and debit card details were stolen in December 2013
07 Aug 2014

Retail malware: PCI-DSS is part of the problem, says retail security specialist Slava Gomzin

PCI-DSS fails to address widespread use of memory-scraping malware
07 Aug 2014

Warning issued over 'Backoff' point-of-sale malware

'Backoff' point-of-sale malware not currently detected by anti-virus software
04 Aug 2014

Fortnum and Mason bags its first CIO

Retailer hires Whistles' director of IT and logistics David Mold
24 Jul 2014

It's a matter of distrust: Utilities in the age of transparency

Neil Kinson, vice president EMEA, Redwood Software, examines why the utility sector is falling behind its retail and US counterparts
15 Jul 2014

Adidas uses MicroStrategy analytic insights 'to get closer to consumers'

Michael Voegele, vice president of global IT and head of enterprise architecture for Adidas Group, explains how the sportswear firm uses MicroStrategy to bring consumers a better experience
08 Jul 2014

Pizza with precision – a taste of Domino's multiplatform strategy

Domino’s IT supremo Colin Rees gives Peter Gothard a taste of the multi-platform strategy that will one day enable pizza-lovers to get their favourite food delivered any time, any place
23 Jun 2014

Five-star service: an interview with LateRooms.com CTO Stuart Hughes

LateRooms.com CTO Stuart Hughes tells Danny Palmer how agile development, big data and a happy, motivated IT team are key to providing the best customer service to hotel room bookers
19 Jun 2014

Transform 14: ‘Fast data’ is the evolution of big data – and not just hype', says Tibco CTO

Tibco CTO Matt Quinn tells Computing that ‘fast data’ allows organisations to benefit from making almost real-time analytical decisions
18 Jun 2014

Marks & Spencer selects PTC solution to manage product development

Product lifecycle management solution forms part of M&S's four-year systems transformation programme
16 Jun 2014

Abercrombie & Fitch hastens international expansion with GT Nexus cloud solution

Supply chain management tool allowing distribution centres to become far more efficient
11 Jun 2014

Too open for business? Why attacks on PoS systems are escalating

Attacks against retailers are increasing as more and more malware aimed at point-of-sale systems is being produced
04 Jun 2014

Panda: Trojans account for three-quarters of all malware

Anti-virus software vendor claims there's more malware than ever being made – and they all want to take control of users' PCs
29 May 2014

Shoe retail chain Office latest victim of security breach

CEO Brian McCluskey urges customers to change their passwords for Office as well as other accounts
29 May 2014

Mobile payment app withdrawn over security fears

LifeLock digital wallet withdrawn and all customer data deleted after security flaws were uncovered
21 May 2014

Dixons and Carphone Warehouse merge in anticipation of Internet of Things boom

Deal worth £3.8bn sees two firms merge to become Dixons Carphone
15 May 2014

Google Glass to go on sale in the US in beta form

General public will be able to buy internet-connected eyewear while stocks last, says Google
14 May 2014

Point-of-sale malware becoming more sophisticated – report

PoS malware has been put under the spotlight since US retailer Target revealed its systems had been infected
13 May 2014

Cold store: Why retail chain Snow+Rock built its own ERP system

Specialist retail chain Snow+Rock is expanding both organically and via acquisition. IT director Shiva Kumar tells Graeme Burton how IT is supporting the company's growth – with an in-house developed ERP system
12 May 2014