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Over half the ads we show are never seen, admits Google

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56 per cent of ad impressions served by Google are displayed outside the browser window, admits report
08 Dec 2014

HTML5 reaches 'recommendation' standard at W3C – after 10 years in sometimes fractious development

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Will HTML5 kill off Adobe Flash and Microsoft Silverlight as the standard finally reaches 'recommendation' status?
29 Oct 2014

Why a mobile-first strategy and data scientists are definitely worth it at L'Oréal

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L'Oréal global head of digital Vincent Stuhlen tells Danny Palmer how the cosmetics firm is preparing for a digital future
21 Oct 2014

The right to be forgotten: forgetting the practicalities?

James McGachie, legal director at law firm DLA Piper, explains what the recent European Court of Justice's ruling in the 'right to be forgotten' trial means for internet users and search engines
23 May 2014

Council of Europe launches human rights guide for the internet

Governments, private companies and other organisations have a duty to respect the human rights of internet users, the Council of Europe says
17 Apr 2014

Computing wins award for History of IT Infographic

Groundbreaking infographic showcasing 40 years of IT excellence recognised by prestigious Internet Advertising Competition award
04 Apr 2014

Security vulnerabilities found in Oracle Demantra

Four significant vulnerabilities found in part of Oracle's Value Chain Planning suite
04 Mar 2014

CIO Priorities - Tony Pepper, CEO, Egress Software

Stuart Sumner speaks to Tony Pepper, CEO, Egress Software, about his priorities, and his thoughts about current technology trends
25 Feb 2014

By restricting crowdfunding, the FCA has thrown the baby out with the bathwater

Edward Griffiths, partner at law firm DLA Piper, argues that new proposals from the FCA are in direct conflict with the democratic nature of crowdfunding
13 Feb 2014

UK regional comms exchanges are not “dark, satanic mills” and are “missed opportunity” says LINX CEO

The UK's shipbuilding days are long gone and digital infrastructure is the future, says the man in charge of 80 per cent of the country’s net data flow
29 Jan 2014

'It's just a case of when mobile is going to be more than half our traffic' - Net-A-Porter IT director

Richard Lloyd-Williams tells Computing that the luxury fashion retailer sees a big future in mobile sales
06 Jan 2014

UK marked down for poor privacy rights in latest Web Index Report

Seventy-six of the 81 countries examined did not meet best practice standards for checks and balances on government interception of electronic communications
22 Nov 2013

'NSA exceeded the scope of authorised acquisition continuously,' says Judge

FISC Judge John D. Bates criticses US government's Prism programme in recently revealed documents
19 Nov 2013

On the road to the Internet of Things

Thomas Kiessling, chief product and innovation officer at Deutsche Telekom, explains how the internet of things will revolutionise our working and home lives
11 Nov 2013

Dark Mail: Secure email project planned to combat the NSA and PRISM

Secure email providers collaborate on email platform designed to thwart government surveillance
04 Nov 2013

Boots.com the ‘least available’ of the UK’s most popular retail websites

Major retailer suffered 25 hours of downtime in just 33 days
29 Oct 2013

Websites tracking users via 'device fingerprinting' - report

European researchers have discovered an increasing number of websites tracking users without their knowledge using 'device fingerprinting'
15 Oct 2013

Facebook users no longer able to opt out of appearing in search results

Privacy feature removed with Facebook claiming it was 'broken' and 'confusing'
11 Oct 2013

Box opens international headquarters in London

London Mayor Boris Johnson welcomes the move, citing his programme of giving investors a taste of London during the Olympics in 2012 as a helping factor
09 Oct 2013

Max Mosley sues Google over 'Nazi sex party' images

Former F1 boss wants Google to remove any trace of online images of party, claiming a breach of privacy
06 Sep 2013

Extent of online porn access in parliament revealed

Freedom of information request shows staff in House of Commons and House of Lords attempted to view porn 300,000 times in last year
04 Sep 2013

CIO Interview: Adrian Collinson, Force India Formula One team

Force India CIO Adrian Collinson explains to Computing how the Formula 1 team gets the most bang for its IT buck, both at the circuit and back at the factory
29 Aug 2013

UK losing fight against cyber crime, claims parliamentary committee

UK lacks the infrastructure to properly fight cyber crime, according to parliamentary report
30 Jul 2013

Yahoo investor responsible for appointing Mayer sells shares, leaves board

Despite selling off his Yahoo shares, Dan Loeb believes Yahoo is heading in the right direction
23 Jul 2013