Software

Firefox dumps Google for Yahoo as default search tool

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Mayer describes deal as 'most significant partnership for Yahoo in five years'
21 Nov 2014

Valve deploys Splunk to monitor Steam performance

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Could Splunk play a role in the launch should Half-Life 3 ever be released?
21 Nov 2014

Bridging the data science skills gap

Attracting and retaining data scientists
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

Symantec to lay-off 10 per cent of staff as it prepares to split in two

Around 2,000 staff to be made redundant in preparation for company split
07 Nov 2014

‘BlackBerry market share down from 15 per cent to 0.8 per cent in two years,’ says City Index Group CIO

But financial spread betting firm still developing for BlackBerry users to ensure every customer is catered for, Mike Lear tells Computing
06 Nov 2014

What were delegates' key take aways from Computing's Data Centre and Infrastructure Summit 2014?

Delegates were involved in many discussions at Computing's Data Centre and Infrastructure Summit 2014 - here are some of their key take aways on the day.
05 Nov 2014

Microsoft and Dropbox to offer Dropbox integration with Office365 – starting with Apple iOS and Android, not Windows Phone

Deal represents shift at Microsoft to provide more integration with third-party cloud services
05 Nov 2014

Influence: The Top 5 IT budget killers, and how CIOs can avoid them

What are the biggest causes of unnecessary IT spend? Watch this video to identify and prevent them.
05 Nov 2014

BBC's 'conservative approach' to data use 'makes our jobs a little harder'

BBC Worldwide's Michael Fleshman talks to Computing about the organisation's conservative approach to data use
04 Nov 2014