Software

Apple updates privacy policy and Tim Cook denies NSA collaboration

Apple has used the launch of the iPhone 6 to update its privacy policy
CEO Tim Cook assures Apple users the privacy policy will be updated regularly as the firm looks to the iWatch
19 Sep 2014

SAP acquires GlobalExpense-owner Concur for $7.3bn

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Deal for business expense management software provider sees SAP attempt to strengthen its position in the cloud
19 Sep 2014

Ellison steps aside as Oracle CEO

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Oracle co-founder becomes executive chairman and CTO while Mark Hurd and Safra Catz become co-CEOs
19 Sep 2014

75 per cent of mobile apps will fail security tests in 2015 - Gartner

Analyst warns of security risks from employees installing apps on BYOD mobile devices
15 Sep 2014

Box-driven automation keeps Netflix staff on their toes

Netflix's Justin Slaten explains how Box has had a big impact on how staff work at the firm
12 Sep 2014

Software-defined data centres a luxury? Not for service providers that need it, claims HP

But even those that have a SDDC have difficulty getting to grips with how it functions as part of the overarching business
11 Sep 2014

Will Apple Pay finally make mobile payments the norm?

With Apple Pay, security and payment experts believe that digital payment may finally take off
10 Sep 2014

Apple warns developers over HealthKit data-sharing ahead of iOS 8 launch

HealthKit guidelines aim to restrict developers' ability to share data with third parties
09 Sep 2014

RBS among the Salesforce users targeted by 'Dyre' malware

Gang behind the Dyre Trojan believed to have been commissioned to target Salesforce users
09 Sep 2014

Top 10 IT news stories of the week: Privacy at the forefront - Apple's iCloud, Microsoft's emails and 42,000 patient forms lost by NHS Trust

The most-read list features the security implications of the theft of celebrity photos and the biggest stories from BoxWorks
05 Sep 2014

DataStax announces $106m VC funding for NoSQL database Cassandra

Tranche puts DataStax second only to MongoDB in league of best-funded NoSQL firms
04 Sep 2014

Companies over-provisioning and over-paying for cloud, claims research

CIOs are still thinking in terms of 'old world' over-provisioning of services, claims ElasticHosts
04 Sep 2014

BP signs five-year IT services deal with Infosys

Infosys will focus on providing oil giant BP with application support and development
04 Sep 2014

Tibco confirms 'strategic review' that could lead to sale

Private equity firms reportedly lining up to acquire Tibco
04 Sep 2014

Box and Microsoft - friends at last?

'It's more natural for us to work with Microsoft today in an integrated fashion' says Box CEO Aaron Levie
04 Sep 2014

Box announces diversification into specific business verticals with Box for Industry

'File sharing and storage are purely the backbone of what we do' says Aaron Levie
03 Sep 2014

G-Cloud is ‘relatively straightforward’, says HS2 CIO

HS2 CIO James Findlay disagrees with IT leaders from Camden Council and the Department of Health
03 Sep 2014

'Our data is more secure in the cloud', says London Irish rugby club

'We're confident that it's safe,' says Richard Watton, operations manager at London Irish, after shift to Office 365
03 Sep 2014

Dropbox and Google storage models 'a loser’s game' while Microsoft lags 'eight years behind' Box says VP of engineering

Competitors risk 'negative margin' without offering USP on top of storage offering, warns Sam Schillace
03 Sep 2014

Box still 'watching and waiting' for intended IPO, says COO Levin

'We absolutely intend to be public at an appropriate time' says chief operating officer
02 Sep 2014

Royal Mail launches new API in bid to improve software integration for e-retailers

New API to enable e-retailers to connect to Royal Mail logistics system more easily
02 Sep 2014

Bristol City Council to migrate IT infrastructure to the cloud in £1.5m deal

Bristol City Council's IT services procured via the government's G-Cloud framework
01 Sep 2014

Apple teams up with MasterCard, Visa for iPhone 6 mobile wallet

NFC technology will reportedly let iPhone users make payments using their shiny new Apple devices
01 Sep 2014

Top 10 IT news stories of the week: GCHQ staff lend a hand to the Tor Project and Sony gets slated for its security. Again

Popular this week include an analysis of Sony's security shortcomings and the cheeky tip-offs from GCHQ staff to the Tor Project
29 Aug 2014