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US court upholds ruling granting authorities global access to data held in the cloud

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US government wins the latest round in long-running dispute with Microsoft
31 Jul 2014

Is your job threatened by automation?

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Insurance underwriter? You might want to retrain as a choreographer. Think tank spells out what technological change will mean for your job
31 Jul 2014

'Automotive electronics produces 25GB of data an hour' - what driverless cars means for IT

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Next generation of driverless vehicles could produce up to 250GB per hour - meaning firms need the right database technology to exploit this stream
31 Jul 2014

KPMG opts for ServiceNow workflow after being advised by client-facing CIO advisory board

KPMG starts to listen to its own advisory practice for new software implementations
31 Jul 2014

Windows 8 is ‘too much, too quickly and too different’, says KPMG CIO

Windows 8 'optional' for staff, but Windows Phone 'not ready' due to security concerns
31 Jul 2014

UK needs more women in tech to compete on global scale, says Education Minister

The UK will only realise its full potential as a global technology hub if more women are encouraged to find careers within the sector, Education Minister Nick Gibb has said
31 Jul 2014

Now Ford dumps BlackBerry for Apple

Car maker ditches BlackBerry devices in favour of Apple
31 Jul 2014

Tor developers rush to plug security hole that could identify users

Exploit developed by Carnegie Mellon University enables attackers to identify Tor users
31 Jul 2014

'My ambition is to be the first team to have all trackside systems in the cloud,' says Caterham F1 IT head

Bill Peters, head of group IT at Caterham Group, tells Computing that a lot of the Formula 1 team's technology will be virtualized
30 Jul 2014

How is the role of the CISO evolving?

QA Training's Greg Newton-Ingham explains how the importance businesses place on thwarting cyber attacks has transformed the CISO role
30 Jul 2014

EU right to be forgotten 'wrong and unworkable'

'Right to be forgotten' ought to be forgotten, according to Parliamentary report
30 Jul 2014

Internet of Things devices riddled with security errors, claims HP

HP Fortify study finds devices protected by weak passwords and unencrypted network services
30 Jul 2014

Hardware market 'does remain a focus' says BlackBerry enterprise chief

Passport 'will not be for everyone', but company continues to work on new devices, says Sims
29 Jul 2014

Executives don't think CIOs help accelerate business progress, says Forrester report

Forrester research suggests a lack of respect for the work of IT from other departments
29 Jul 2014

What are the most sought-after cyber security skills?

QA Training's Cyber Security Director Greg Newton-Ingham explains which skills are at the top of businesses' wish lists
29 Jul 2014

ICO warns companies over big data initiatives

Organisations cannot ignore data protection laws in their big data projects
28 Jul 2014

Lenovo unveils Google Glass competitor in Internet of Things push

Chinese manufacturer is also looking for hardware partners to make new products
28 Jul 2014

Government ‘loses £700m legal battle with Fujitsu’ over failed NHS IT project

2008 sacking from NPfIT could leave NHS with biggest payout in its 60-year history
28 Jul 2014

Backbytes: Russia offers FOUR MILLION RUBLES to unravel Tor

Russia's interior ministry offers to make ruble millionaires out of anyone who can crack Tor
28 Jul 2014

HP invests £30m into Hortonworks to strengthen partnership

HP and Hortonworks to integrate technologies, and HP CTO Martin Fink will join Hortonworks' board
28 Jul 2014

Apple can extract personal data from iPhones without user's knowledge

Security researcher reveals practice previously unknown to the public that allows Apple to extract information including texts, photos and contact lists from iPhones
28 Jul 2014

Campaigners angered by reports that Oracle's in-memory database feature is switched on by default

Auto-enrollment must stop, says Mark Flynn of Campaign for Clear Licensing on reports that users may pay $23,000 for a feature they never use
25 Jul 2014

Contactless bank cards to be accepted on tube network

TfL says cards will be accepted on Underground, Overground and DLR services from September 16
25 Jul 2014

M&S to replace CIO Darrell Stein with Tesco’s Carl Dawson

Carl Dawson has been CIO for Tesco internet retailing, Shop Direct and Thomas Cook
25 Jul 2014