Software

SAP, Affinity Sutton, and the strange case of the hidden mobile BI platform

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Sometimes the answer you seek is sitting right under your nose - the trick is whether or not your software vendor decides to tell you...
25 Nov 2014

Vista to buy Advanced Computer Software for £725m

Vin Murria
ACS CEO Vin Murria had told Computing in April that she was keeping potential buyers at bay
25 Nov 2014

CA Technologies pays millions to RBS over IT catastrophe

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Settlement will soften blow to RBS with the fiasco already costing the bank nearly £200m
24 Nov 2014

‘When I joined SAP, nobody told me about licence extension policies' reveals new SAP UK and Ireland MD

New boss was in the dark about user group’s most pressing concern
24 Nov 2014

Oracle User Group fires back at suggestion that customers have 'hostile' relationship with Oracle

UKOUG believes Campaign for Clear Licensing findings to be 'very harsh on Oracle'
24 Nov 2014

VMware’s vCloud Air ‘knocks Amazon Web Services out of the park’ claims Bluefin head of IT

Kevin Turnbull claims AWS gave Bluefin zero capability to export its SAP systems
24 Nov 2014

Firefox dumps Google for Yahoo as default search tool

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

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

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

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

SAP and Oracle finally settle long-running illegal downloads dispute

Two firms settle after seven long years of battling
17 Nov 2014

John Lewis builds own BPM application on the Appian Cloud platform

Allows all aspects of sales of home furnishings and fitted kitchens to be tracked and managed in one place
17 Nov 2014

BlackBerry widens its cross-platform security reach with Samsung tie-up

The start of a beautiful friendship?
14 Nov 2014

Is Windows Phone stealing the enterprise security crown?

Sandbox holds after gruelling hacking contest
14 Nov 2014

Apple 'Masque' flaw left unpatched for four months can evade MDM security

Masque ball for cyber criminals as Apple fails to patch flaw, which can evade mobile-device management security, for four months
12 Nov 2014

Yahoo buys video ad firm BrightRoll as rumours surface of plot to oust CEO Marissa Mayer

Yahoo makes another acquisition, but top shareholders are said to be exploring the possibility of a merger with AOL
12 Nov 2014

Big Giving: How Microsoft Azure helps JustGiving make charity agile

When you've got millions of customer details but no way to connect them, it's time to build a bigger graph...
11 Nov 2014

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella praises UK startups and digital infrastructures

'We've always said things should launch first in the UK and succeed there' says technology chief
10 Nov 2014

'BlackBerry has survived, now we look at growth,' says CEO John Chen

One year on from taking over smartphone firm, BlackBerry CEO John Chen believes the worst is over
10 Nov 2014

Top 10 IT news stories of the week: Microsoft and HMRC look at past errors while smaller database providers look to big future

This week's stop stories, as judged by Computing readers
07 Nov 2014

First serious iOS malware discovered; already logging calls and phonebooks in hundreds of thousands of devices

Can also attack Windows devices, Palo Alto Networks advises
07 Nov 2014