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Case study: Telefónica rises above the Surface

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CIO Phil Jordan is overseeing a major migration to Windows 8 devices and Office 365 in a bid to boost collaboration, but as Sooraj Shah reports, his enthusiasm for all things Microsoft does not extend to the Surface
23 Jul 2013

Windows 8.1 will be released to manufacturers next month

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Devices based on the OS update should be available in time for Christmas
09 Jul 2013

Windows 8 tablets 'haven't reached quality of iPads,' says Air France CIO

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Jean-Christophe Lalanne tells Computing that while Air France is keen to look at Microsoft Windows 8, the airline doesn't yet consider it a major player in the tablet market
08 Jul 2013

Dell could move into wearable technology market

Ailing PC maker could join Google and Nike in the wearable tech arena
05 Jul 2013

Review: Acer Iconia W3 - Windows 8 on a tiny tablet

Acer's offering is small enough, but is it perfectly formed?
02 Jul 2013

Microsoft aims to boost tepid Surface sales with channel push

Software giant also launching a new ISV programme and lowering RT prices for schools and colleges
02 Jul 2013

Microsoft Build 2013: Future of devices lies in an “outpouring” of post-Surface ‘two in one’ touch notebooks, says Ballmer

"Only Windows" has the range of touch notebooks flexibile working needs, says CEO
26 Jun 2013

Windows 8 tablets better than iPads for EasyJet

EasyJet CIO Trevor Didcock tells Computing that Windows 8 would be the preferred option for standardising tablets across the airline
24 Jun 2013

Senior executives to go at Microsoft as CEO Steve Ballmer finalises restructuring

Operating units to be reduced from eight to four as company focuses on “devices and services”
24 Jun 2013

RBWM council dumps BlackBerry for Windows 8 phones

Chief architect Dan Brookman explains how Windows mobile fits in with the council's planned new setup
24 Jun 2013

CIO Interview: Rocco Labellarte, Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead

Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead CIO Rocco Labellarte and chief architect Dan Goodman explain their ongoing plans to make the council the first entirely cloud-based local authority in the UK
21 Jun 2013

Microsoft was ‘in talks to buy Nokia handset business’

Insiders say Nokia market position caused talks to break down
20 Jun 2013

SITA 2013: Air France CIO 'disappointed' with Windows 8

Jean-Christophe Lalanne tells Computing Microsoft has six months to iron out problems with its latest OS
20 Jun 2013

Microsoft hints major Surface RT announcement

Primary education space to be “a great place” for hoped iPad-rival, says company
17 Jun 2013

Top 10 software stories of 2013 so far

“Software” will be 60-years old this October, but despite the lack of big launches so far this year, there's still been plenty of activity
13 Jun 2013

Microsoft Start button returns on Windows 8.1 as a 'tip'

Revamped Start unveiled as part of a raft of changes to be previewed on 26 June
31 May 2013

1-in-10 school computers is an Apple iPad, Android, Windows or Amazon tablet

11 per cent of secondary education conducted through apps, according to trade body BESA
24 May 2013

Microsoft takes a swipe at Apple’s iPad with Windows 8 attack ad

Microsoft advert mocks Apple's Siri and the price of the iPad
24 May 2013

Technology that drives success: An interview with Trader Media’s CIO, Tim Jones

As Trader Media Group prepares to publish the very last print edition of Auto Trader magazine, CIO Tim Jones tells Sooraj Shah about the next stage in the company’s ambitious multi-platform digital strategy
16 May 2013

Telefónica moves to Microsoft 365

Yammer and Lync contributed to 'straight forward choice' says group CIO
16 May 2013

Microsoft Surface Pro - Review

Computing gets its hands on the new Surface Pro, and asks whether this is the one-size-fits-all device enterprises have been waiting for
15 May 2013

Windows ‘Blue’ officially christened Windows 8.1

Free update will be available before Christmas, says Microsoft
15 May 2013

Barnes & Noble shares leap 24 per cent on report that Microsoft to buy Nook tablet and ebook business

Report comes six days after plans revealed for Nook devices to support Google Play
10 May 2013

Customer perspective: Jaguar Land Rover and Betfair on why they chose VMware

Betfair's head of architecture believes Amazon will be the best option in the future
09 May 2013