Communications

If you want Cisco to deliver it’s “in for a penny, in for a pound” says University of Westminster

Brocade ICX6430C12 switch
"We went with Brocade because it looked less complex" says head of IT
11 Apr 2014

Halfords opts for Fujitsu in three-year IT maintenance deal

Front of Halfords store
Halfords CIO Anna Barsby also planning data centre consolidation and other major projects
09 Apr 2014

Wales is botching its £425m superfast broadband rollout, says former BT head

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Welsh government should have marketed it better, says John Davies
09 Apr 2014

US claims EU plans to build ring-fenced network may 'break global trade rules'

Warning comes as US and EU negotiate treaty that will make it easier for multinationals to sue governments over trade
07 Apr 2014

Computing wins award for History of IT Infographic

Groundbreaking infographic showcasing 40 years of IT excellence recognised by prestigious Internet Advertising Competition award
04 Apr 2014

Google changes iOS 7 privacy settings on the quiet

Announcement that Apple iOS 7 users will now be logged into all Google services, allowing tracking across apps and devices, hidden in blog
04 Apr 2014

Mobile working 'boom' in NHS despite project failures

NDL report finds three-quarters of healthcare organisations now have an active mobile working strategy
03 Apr 2014

John Lewis Partnership rolls out Google Apps to 60,000 staff

Waitrose and John Lewis staff encouraged to collaborate with cloud office documents and collaboration tools hosted by Google
03 Apr 2014

"What VMware was to server virtualisation we want to be to network virtualisation" - Pluribus

But don't mention SDN, says CMO Dave Ginsburg
02 Apr 2014

MPs slam government for allowing BT rural broadband 'monopoly'

"The government has failed to deliver meaningful competition in the procurement of its £1.2bn rural broadband programme," says Margaret Hodge MP
01 Apr 2014

Mobile apps lead to sharp decline in bank-branch use, claims British Bankers Association

RBS Group reports 30 per cent fall in customer “footfall” in branches since 2010
31 Mar 2014

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella unveils Office for iPad

Nadella's announcement marks a shift to "mobile first, cloud first" strategy at Microsoft
28 Mar 2014

Big Data Summit 2014: The way we present web search data could influence election outcomes, claims Yahoo

"How do you define interestingness?" asks director of research
27 Mar 2014

Big Data Summit 2014: Youth social media oversharing “a real challenge” for workplace data privacy

Solicitor Robert Bond tells Computing's Big Data Summit 2014 about a time a work placement girl almost revealed a confidential deal to Facebook
27 Mar 2014

DCMS issues tender to find ‘superfast’ broadband solution for remaining five per cent of UK

"Government needs to focus on the hardest to reach communities," claims culture secretary Maria Miller
26 Mar 2014

Facebook acquires Oculus Rift VR headset firm for $2bn

“After games, we're going to make Oculus a platform for many other experiences” says Zuckerberg
25 Mar 2014

China "extremely concerned" over reports NSA spied on Huawei

US intelligence agency spied on telecoms firm to determine links to Chinese government
24 Mar 2014

BlackBerry agrees deal to sell off majority of its Canadian property assets

Over three million square feet of Canadian real estate will be sold to "improve operational efficiencies"
21 Mar 2014

Red-faced Microsoft admits snooping on blogger's email

Microsoft looked at private emails to track down employee accused of leaking Windows 8 secrets
21 Mar 2014

Google, Yahoo and others all knew about NSA data collection, claims NSA lawyer

Apple, Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Yahoo and AOL all knew about the Prism surveillance programme
20 Mar 2014

WhatsApp users have nothing to fear from Facebook, says CEO

"Respect for your privacy is coded into our DNA," Jan Koum says
18 Mar 2014

US to give up control of top-level DNS

Shock decision may be connected to Brazil's anger over NSA snooping on Petrobras ahead of ICANN meeting in that country
17 Mar 2014

Microsoft market share dips below 90 per cent, according to web counters

Net Marketshare and StatCounter claim Microsoft market share falls below 90 per cent as MacOS gathers pace
17 Mar 2014

Alibaba boasts of impending $140bn US IPO as e-commerce dominance dips

Chinese e-commerce giant still controls 45.1 per cent of country's market
17 Mar 2014