Hardware

2e2 finally ceases to exist - with gaping £257m shortfall owed to creditors

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2e2 Group, 2e2 Holdings and 2e2 Investments have all been dissolved, according to papers filed by FTI Consulting
04 Aug 2014

Demand for in-car telematics boxes seeing strong growth, says Direct Line Group CEO

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Meanwhile, shift away from RBS data centres is already delivering benefits for Direct Line, says firm
04 Aug 2014

Backbytes: Nostalgic for the 1980s? Good news – the new ZX Spectrum will be launched imminently

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Are you missing 256×192, eight-colour graphics? Throw away your PC and buy a ZX Spectrum instead
01 Aug 2014

Now Ford dumps BlackBerry for Apple

Car maker ditches BlackBerry devices in favour of Apple
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

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

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

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

British Gas rolls out 1,200 ruggedised Windows 8 tablets to field engineers

Should speed along smart meters to all homes by 2020, says BG
25 Jul 2014

Apple profits and iPhone sales up, but iPad demand down

Increased demand for iPhones from China helps to boost Apple profits by 12 per cent compared with previous year
23 Jul 2014

Apple orders 80 million large-screen iPhones while fund managers remain unconvinced about innovation

Apple needs a new iPad soon, stock experts warn
22 Jul 2014

DropBox 'hostile to privacy,' argues Snowden, urges switch to SpiderOak

NSA whistleblower argues Dropbox is a 'PRISM wannabe," urges use of SpiderOak private storage service
18 Jul 2014

EXCLUSIVE: Three removes BlackBerry 10 phones from the shelves, and is taking no more stock

London store staff say network provider is no longer selling new BB devices
17 Jul 2014

Backbytes: Fight! Fight! Fight!

Who's more secure, BlackBerry or Blackphone? There's only one way to find out...
17 Jul 2014

Box announces Microsoft Office 365 integration and unlimited storage for business accounts

'Deep connections' to desktop and file structure promised
15 Jul 2014

Raspberry Pi gets major hardware upgrade, pleases enthusiasts

Four USB 2.0 ports and lower power needs for new Pi as Foundation admits 'industrial customers' a consideration
15 Jul 2014

iPhone not a threat to China’s national security, claims Apple

Chinese state media claim that iPhone frequent location feature could reveal state secrets
14 Jul 2014

IBM to invest $3bn in chip research to support cloud and big data

Investment will encompass research into quantum computing, silicon photonics, graphene as IBM looks to seven-nanometre process technology
10 Jul 2014

Samsung, Intel, Dell and others to establish Internet of Things standards

Open Interconnect Consortium (OIC) wants IoT devices to connect and communicate seamlessly with each other
08 Jul 2014

Samsung forecasts 25 per cent profit as mobile competition increases

Competition from China and Europe a threat, says smartphone manufacturer
08 Jul 2014

At home with the Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Peter Gothard gets some hands-on time with a Surface Pro 3, and discusses some of the device's finer features
04 Jul 2014

The smartphone as universal access device

Entrust's Mark Reeves talks mobile authentication and access management to the Enterprise Security and Risk Management Summit
01 Jul 2014

Samsung shrugs off wearables challenge from Apple: 'Consumers are a lot smarter these days'

Samsung VP Jae Shin tells Computing wearable tech doesn't need Apple-generated hype to take off
27 Jun 2014