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'Just because you can collect this information, should you?' JLT CIO on ethical dilemmas presented by Internet of Things data

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JLT Group CIO Ian Cohen has questioned the social implications of harnessing data for business benefit in a 'connected everything world'
01 Oct 2014

'Designed for the challenges of modern business' - Microsoft unveils Windows 10

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Microsoft skips Windows 9 and brings back the Start button
01 Oct 2014

Comparethemarket.com tests Amazon Web Services to meet peaks in demand

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Popular insurance comparison website in tests to see how well AWS performs as data centre alternative
01 Oct 2014

Outsourcing IT teams would be to the detriment of the business, say IT leaders

The internal IT team understands value of IT, and can leverage relationships it builds with the business
01 Oct 2014

The data science skills gap is real, and industry needs both academic and technological input to crunch big data, says dunnhumby CIO

Algorithms without fast and effective application 'defeat the purpose' of big data, says Cosset
01 Oct 2014

Oracle announces slew of social and mobile features to 'reach users rather than data scientists'

Collaboration tools, multiple mobile platform development products and a "corporate Facebook" are all offered up
30 Sep 2014

The key to becoming indispensable to your CIO in the cloud era? Curiosity

IT teams fear that cloud might make them redundant. But IT leaders say that those who take on new projects and learn new skills should avoid the axe
30 Sep 2014

‘I almost don’t care what’s in Windows 9,’ says JLT CIO as Microsoft prepares to unveil new OS

Microsoft expected to reveal its successor to the rather unpopular Windows 8 today
30 Sep 2014

Internet of Things will require new forms of consent, warns EU working party

One-time consent for personal data processing 'outdated' for Internet of Things, suggest EU Article 29 Working Party
30 Sep 2014

Computing Question Time Live: The role of the CIO in the cloud era

All the latest from the London Stock Exchange. Get involved using #askcomputing on Twitter
30 Sep 2014

'We release too many products' admits Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd

New boss 'worries' that OracleWorld conference has too many announcements for customers to take on board
30 Sep 2014

US banks biggest target for phishing scams, reveals RSA

Report also suggests US-based servers are perpetrating a significant percentage of attacks
29 Sep 2014

‘Crime-as-a-service’ exploited by criminal gangs, warns Europol iOCTA report

Hackers offering services to more 'traditional' gangs looking to get into cyber crime
29 Sep 2014

General Motors hires first cyber security chief

GM wants to look at car technology 'on a critical systems level'
29 Sep 2014

Tibco sells out to private equity in $4.3bn deal with Vista Equity Partners

Tibco becomes latest major software company to sell to private equity after Compuware and BMC Software
29 Sep 2014

Worcestershire Council awards HP huge IT managed services contract

HP was cheapest option, says council, and will manage council's migration from legacy telecoms platforms onto new UC platform
29 Sep 2014

Lenovo to finalise $2.1bn IBM x86 server business aquisition

Deal will see Lenovo become third largest player in x86 server market
29 Sep 2014

Oracle's cloud is the entire Earth, and all our rivals need us, proclaims Larry Ellison

'It’s rude, but it’s the truth' says founder and CTO as he rips into SAP, Salesforce and Workday
29 Sep 2014

Top 10 IT news stories of the week: personality over technical expertise, IBM memo and a new bug worse than Heartbleed

Employees to be retrained and have their pay cut at IBM, while Spotify and IBM would hire IT staff on personality rather than skills
26 Sep 2014

Phones4U reneges on iPhone 6 refund pledge

Administrators to the bust mobile phone chain have said that they will not refund people who pre-ordered an iPhone 6 – despite earlier promises
26 Sep 2014

BT reaches 800Mbps downstream speeds over copper in latest trial

Telecoms giant claims there could be no need for more 'expensive, disruptive and time consuming' FTTH
26 Sep 2014

Intel to invest $1.5bn in Chinese government-owned semiconductor firm

Deal sees Intel take 20 per cent stake in Tsinghua Unigroup Ltd as firm looks to increase share in Chinese market
26 Sep 2014

Software-defined data centres ‘the only way’ to provide IT as a service

Panel discussion at Computing's Data Centre & Infrastructure Summit concludes that the future of the data centre is virtual
26 Sep 2014

Apple officially apologises for broken iOS 8 update as #bendgate trends onwards

Is this Tim Cook’s worst week?
26 Sep 2014