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Vodafone denies working with government to create network for spying on citizens

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Snowden files suggest Cable & Wireless - now part of Vodafone - was heavily involved in spying on citizens
23 Nov 2014

Theresa May to introduce plans for new internet snooping powers

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Plans to match individual users with IP addresses to be put to MPs
23 Nov 2014

Firefox dumps Google for Yahoo as default search tool

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Mayer describes deal as 'most significant partnership for Yahoo in five years'
21 Nov 2014

Valve deploys Splunk to monitor Steam performance

Could Splunk play a role in the launch should Half-Life 3 ever be released?
21 Nov 2014

Four arrests in UK for 'Ratting' computer hijacks

Another 11 individuals in Estonia, France, Italy, Latvia, Norway and Romania also arrested in connection with the same crime
21 Nov 2014

Yahoo Mail down as undersea cable is severed

Not known when normal service will be resumed
21 Nov 2014

Bridging the data science skills gap

How serious is the data science skills gap now, and what can CIOs do to overcome it?
21 Nov 2014

Microsoft Azure failure explained: configuration changes sent systems into infinite loop

Changes to storage configuration crashed the system and also took down monitoring dashboards
21 Nov 2014

Heads roll at Infosys after services firm discovered BPO division was overcharging Apple

CFO and CEO of BPO Unit are the first to go as Infosys makes an example of employees
20 Nov 2014

'There's perfectly good stuff going on, but it's not joined up' says chair of Lords Digital Skills Committee after Vaizey grilling

Morgan finds Minister of State for Culture and the Digital Economy's evidence on ICT, competitiveness and skills in the UK 'constructive, but predictable'
20 Nov 2014

More than 60 per cent of UK firms have deployed Internet of Things solutions

UK leads Germany and France with adoption of Internet of Things solutions
20 Nov 2014

Cardiff University looking to replace Oracle E-Business Suite financial platform

University looking for new system to 'reduce administrative burden on researchers and professional services staff'
20 Nov 2014

Malicious phishing attacks are far more effective than most businesses realise, claims expert

Neira Jones tells Computing that too many businesses are failing to give cyber security the priority it deserves
20 Nov 2014

No regrets over leaving the Amazon cloud, says Marks & Spencer

'We still have problems but now we can fix them; we always used to have problems but previously we couldn't fix them,' says M&S's Keith Goldthorpe
20 Nov 2014

Russian website allows UK webcam and baby monitor feeds to be watched online, warns ICO

Data watchdog urges UK citizens to use strong passwords to prevent hackers from tapping into their cameras
20 Nov 2014

Government CTO Liam Maxwell recruits army of senior IT leaders to manage new contracts

Public sector hiring IT specialists to bring lost IT skills back in-house, says Maxwell
20 Nov 2014

Computing's top 10 tech stories of the week: Facebook at Work, Azure outages and good news for BlackBerry

What were the big technology news stories of the past seven days? Read on, to find out
20 Nov 2014

RBS fined £56m for massive IT failures

IT meltdown in summer 2012 left customers exposed, says Financial Conduct Authority
20 Nov 2014

IBM patents 'data privacy engine' to simplify and secure international e-business

Data privacy engine will help businesses protect personal data as it is transferred between countries, including across private clouds, claims IBM
20 Nov 2014

Microsoft Azure suffers huge outage affecting websites and Office 365

Northern and Western European customers could still be affected by glitch
19 Nov 2014

Microsoft’s life beyond Windows

Open sourcing .NET, embracing the iPad and making Azure a platform for the ages. Has Microsoft finally got itself sorted?
19 Nov 2014

Only one fifth of IT decision-makers can analyse all of their firm’s data using one tool

67 per cent said they could not look at and analyse all of their data within a single shared resource
18 Nov 2014

Intel's luxury bracelet will connect users to Facebook, Google and Yelp

Unlike Apple's Watch, Intel won't need a smartphone for connectivity as it has its own AT&T data plan
18 Nov 2014

Lufthansa signs £800m outsourcing deal with IBM

IBM reportedly fought off competition from HP and Atos for seven-year deal
18 Nov 2014