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HMRC to sell taxpayers' financial data to private companies

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Government to abolish laws protecting taxpayer privacy to sell “anonymised” information about taxpayers
19 Apr 2014

SAP CEO: “HANA is the bedrock of our brand, it’s our soul”

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"We are the cloud company powered by HANA. There are no debates" says McDermott
17 Apr 2014

Council of Europe launches human rights guide for the internet

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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

Google Glass and big data taking off at Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic director of information Dave Bulman tells Computing how the airline is embracing innovation
17 Apr 2014

UK IT Awards - What it means to win

Tony Pepper, CEO of Egress Software, discusses how his firm's victories in previous years' UK IT Awards have charted the growth of his business
17 Apr 2014

How cloud is paving the way to smarter computing

Cloud-based technologies can help enterprises cut costs and meet new business challenges
17 Apr 2014

Google announces lower than expected revenues and profits for its first quarter

Online advertising rates remain soft - especially for mobile - warns Google
17 Apr 2014

Fingerprint security loophole in Samsung Galaxy S5 could expose Paypal and other payment services

Galaxy S5 security loophole exposed as Samsung claims that it is selling better than its predecessor
16 Apr 2014

Yahoo beats Q1 revenue expectations, despite profits slump

Struggling web firm boosted by Chinese internet firm Alibaba as CEO Marissa 'buoyed by growth'
16 Apr 2014

Google acquires drone maker Titan Aerospace, updates Glass

"Atmospheric satellites could help bring internet access to millions of people," says Google
15 Apr 2014

Privacy concerns surround FBI facial recognition database that will contain 52 million images by 2015

Electronic Frontier Foundation warns the facial recognition component of this database poses real threats to privacy
15 Apr 2014

Wirral Borough Council breached Data Protection Act by sending personal information to wrong address twice

ICO says council should have done more to keep information secure
15 Apr 2014

Why the enterprise must ensure it has a proper security policy

In today's connected world a business must ensure that its mobile and web-based software is secure. This means that application security needs to be a core competence in any organisation's security strategy
15 Apr 2014

Zebra Technologies to acquire Motorola Solutions' enterprise business for $3.5bn

Deal to be publicly announced later today
15 Apr 2014

Facebook eyes mobile payment service for Europe - report

E-money service would enable users to make payments and transfer funds to others
14 Apr 2014

Scottish ministers issue £30m tender for print services on behalf of public sector bodies

Councils, NHS bodies and Transport Scotland included as contracting authorities
14 Apr 2014

BlackBerry Messenger and Secure Work Space affected by Heartbleed security flaw in OpenSSL

Security updates planned for BlackBerry Messenger and Secure Work Space – but most BlackBerry services don't use OpenSSL, says company
14 Apr 2014

NSA denies prior knowledge of Heartbleed bug

No parts of the US government were aware of OpenSSL flaw, claims the White House
14 Apr 2014

Microsoft: Our mobile app store is beating Android and Apple, thanks to microtransactions

'We have a child-proof PIN option, but it’s turned off by default' says head of the Windows Phone client store program at Microsoft, Zac Woodall
14 Apr 2014

Heartbleed: First reports of exploits emerge, warns US government agency

US Department of Homeland Security warns of first reports of Heartbleed OpenSSL exploits found in the wild
11 Apr 2014

NSA used Heartbleed security flaw to spy on internet users, claims Bloomberg

Bloomberg report suggests NSA knew about the bug and exploited it instead of blowing the whistle
11 Apr 2014

Co-op Bank to focus on IT after running up another big loss

Troubled bank admits another IT error that caused a breach of the Consumer Credit Act
11 Apr 2014

Heartbleed developer speaks as security flaw found in Cisco and Juniper gear

Major networking equipment suppliers affected by Heartbleed security flaw as developer goes public
11 Apr 2014

Google Glass on general sale next week...for one day only

Google Glass will go on sale in US for 24 hours next Tuesday
11 Apr 2014