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Talent shortage and immigration laws holding back London tech scene

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Tech City entrepreneurs want easier access to Silicon Valley talent
23 Apr 2014

South-East police forces on the hunt for information assurance services in £20m tender

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Penetration testing, CLAS advice, RMADS and PIA all included in two-year contract
23 Apr 2014

Ordnance Survey agrees £23m deal with BT Openreach to supply data products and services

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The companies have been working together since the mid 1990s
23 Apr 2014

ARM iPhone royalties slow as smartphones drop in price

British firm still sees Q1 "as a good start to the year"
23 Apr 2014

Liverpool City Council seeks financial management system

Council wants system to help it to cope with significant reductions in budget and resources
22 Apr 2014

Significant rise in state-backed Eastern European cyber espionage

Verizon 2014 Data Breach Investigations Report shows cyber espionage is on the rise, particularly in Russian-speaking regions
22 Apr 2014

HSCIC reviews data sharing approvals processes

HSCIC says it wants to ensure data sharing processes are "robust and transparent"
22 Apr 2014

Apple looking to hire e-currency experts, eyes 'serious' move into mobile payments

Reports suggest iPhone and iPad maker wants to move into mobile payments business.
22 Apr 2014

Bank of England to employ hackers

Penetration testing to be used to gauge banks' defences against hackers and cyber criminals
22 Apr 2014

Samsung goes on the attack against Apple in patent battle

South Korean firm says it should only pay $6m to Apple if found guilty - not $2.19bn
22 Apr 2014

Microsoft to close Nokia deal this week

Software giant finally clears regulatory obstacles to complete $7.2bn acquisition
22 Apr 2014

IBM, HP, Atos chasing Lufthansa IT infrastructure business

Company "in talks with several sector heavyweights"
22 Apr 2014

HMRC to sell taxpayers' financial data to private companies

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”

"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

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