Hardware

BYOD: businesses embracing Apple iPhone, shunning BlackBerry

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Computing research reveals the iPhone is the most favoured device for business use, while organisations are most likely to avoid BlackBerry
24 Apr 2014

Apple reports £6.1bn profits, but announces stock buybacks as iPad underperforms

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More iPhones sold than expected, but company slump continues
24 Apr 2014

ARM iPhone royalties slow as smartphones drop in price

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British firm still sees Q1 "as a good start to the year"
23 Apr 2014

How cloud is paving the way to smarter computing

Cloud-based technologies can help enterprises cut costs and meet new business challenges
17 Apr 2014

Fingerprint security loophole in Samsung Galaxy S5 could expose Paypal and other payment services

Galaxy S5 security loophole exposed as Samsung claims that it is selling better than its predecessor
16 Apr 2014

Zebra Technologies to acquire Motorola Solutions' enterprise business for $3.5bn

Deal to be publicly announced later today
15 Apr 2014

Facebook eyes mobile payment service for Europe - report

E-money service would enable users to make payments and transfer funds to others
14 Apr 2014

Google Glass on general sale next week...for one day only

Google Glass will go on sale in US for 24 hours next Tuesday
11 Apr 2014

Halfords opts for Fujitsu in three-year IT maintenance deal

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

ElasticHosts CEO claims his firm's usage-based billing can vastly undercut Amazon, Google cloud services

Richard Davies says his firm's usage-based billing system could cut cloud costs by over 50 per cent
09 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

Microsoft Build 2014: Nadella adopts “challenger mindset” with free Win 8 for small tablets and mouse-friendly OS updates

And Nokia joins the party with three new device announcements
02 Apr 2014

Microsoft Build 2014: Microsoft announces MDM-friendly Windows Phone 8.1, and new devices from Qualcomm and Prestigio

Per-app management, enterprise profiles and an AI assistant all coming
02 Apr 2014

Hadoop Summit 2014: $50bn of big data market in 2020 will be driven by Hadoop - IDC

Forrester Research finds that 81 per cent of large organisations are "interested in Hadoop"
02 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

London borough to roll out Google Chromebooks to escape Microsoft's licensing costs

Barking and Dagenham claims it would have to pay over £200,000 more to replace outgoing Windows XP desktops with Windows 7 PCs
02 Apr 2014

Tablet market growth slows as devices market reaches saturation

It's becoming increasingly hard to convince consumers to purchase tablets, says Kantar Worldpanel ComTech
31 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

Will Google-Luxottica deal take "smart glasses" mainstream?

Ray-Ban maker announces strategic tie-up with Google's Glass division
25 Mar 2014

Moore’s Law can’t help us now – big data processing and the drain on energy supplies

Data volumes are “sky-rocketing” as Moore’s Law efficiencies are flatlining, says EPFL’s Babak Falsafi
18 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

Efficiency drive: How Nissan plans to reuse EV batteries to power data centres

Director for corporate planning tells Computing that the future is bright for electric vehicles - and their batteries
17 Mar 2014

Severn Trent looking past BB10 with “much wider, holistic view” for five-year BYOD plan

“We’ve been a big customer of BlackBerry…” laments Hrycyk
14 Mar 2014

GreenDataNet project aims to run urban data centres on 80 per cent renewable energy

Consortium looking to apply smart grid thinking to data centre design
14 Mar 2014