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Michael Dell and Silver Lake get approval for $24.9bn buyout

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Icahn bows out with 'dictatorship' jibe as two-thirds of shareholders accept Michael Dell's offer
11 Sep 2013

BMC finally completes $6.4bn private equity privatisation

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Bain and Golden Gate Capital plan to drive BMC into the cloud and mobile devices
11 Sep 2013

NSA tapped into networks of Google, Brazilian oil firm, among others

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Revelations likely to further strain relations between the US and Brazil
09 Sep 2013

Nolan Bushnell: Tablet software can cut high school learning from 4 years to 6 months

'Father of modern gaming' tells Campus Party London tablets will lead to a sea change in education
06 Sep 2013

Digital economy relies on making content, not just consuming it

Chancellor George Osborne and Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales urge businesses to develop producers of digital content
05 Sep 2013

Not enough data scientists, MIT expert tells Computing

One of the world's top data scientists, Alex 'Sandy' Pentland, tells Computing we're 'not even close' to the number of data scientists needed
04 Sep 2013

Government could save £70bn by 2020 if it shifts to digital and cuts jobs – Policy Exchange

Think tank recommends that government should shop around for procurement deals and make use of big data analytics
03 Sep 2013

Microsoft to acquire Nokia mobile business and patents for £4.6bn

'It’s a bold step into the future' says Ballmer
03 Sep 2013

Co-op Bank writes down £148.4m of IT investments

IT to replace core banking platform will no longer be implemented as it does not fit in with bank's strategy
02 Sep 2013

HTC execs arrested on suspicion of leaking trade secrets

Also accused of making false commission claims of $330,000
02 Sep 2013

Degree-level apprenticeships in cyber security launched in the UK

Apprenticeships are part of a new 'Cyber Academy' backed by John Lewis, IBM and more
02 Sep 2013

David Willetts: Government is trying to create pathways into the cyber security profession

Minister of state for universities and science tells Computing that some initiatives are already in place
30 Aug 2013

Poorly managed Met Police ICT has led to higher crime

London Assembly report warns that decades-old technology is hampering ability to fight crime
30 Aug 2013

Offshoring and slow growth will cost 83,000 European IT jobs in 2013, says study

Technological advances also to blame, says Hackett Group
30 Aug 2013

50,000 NHS clinicians expected to learn to code

Government hopes that initiative will enable clinicians to design simple smartphone apps or system tools to improve the NHS
30 Aug 2013

Governments seek data on 38,000 Facebook users in six months

US authorities made over half of requests for user information in first six months of 2013
28 Aug 2013

'Security by default' agenda required to improve public sector cyber security

McAfee's Graeme Stewart says service providers at every level of the public sector supply chain must be educated about the need for proper cyber security
27 Aug 2013

Windows 8.1 released to manufacturers, general availability still 18 October

'Significant' update to its OS, says Microsoft
27 Aug 2013

Android 100 times more likely to contract malware than iOS, says Homeland Security

Google tightens Play Store developer regulations in response to criticisms
27 Aug 2013

MobileIron integrates with Salesforce for enterprise mobility management

One billion mobile enterprise devices all need to be managed, says MobileIron's Ojas Rege
27 Aug 2013

Amazon down again as problems plague Instragram, Netflix and Vine

'Partial failure of networking device' blamed by company in second outage in a week
27 Aug 2013

Nasdaq outage: Are we playing Russian roulette with our trading platforms?

Financial software expert Lev Lesokhin believes exchanges are not properly managing software-related risks
23 Aug 2013

PwC hires former head of Met police e-crime unit to advise on cyber crime

Charlie McMurdie to take up ‘senior crime adviser’ role at consultancy firm
22 Aug 2013

SAP introduces 'partial termination' of unwanted licences, cutting SAP user costs

Company still unwilling to allow 'licence parking', however
22 Aug 2013