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BBC on the hunt for website ‘editorial optimisation tool’

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Broadcaster is looking to optimise audience metrics through real-time monitoring of data
25 Nov 2014

Vista to buy Advanced Computer Software for £725m

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

National Trust for Scotland deploys Brocade to improve network infrastructure

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'We now have 40 GbE connection speeds up and down the stack, which is a massive improvement on what we had before,' says head of IT Scott Newton
25 Nov 2014

CA Technologies pays millions to RBS over IT catastrophe

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

BT bids to buy back O2

Deal could be worth £10bn, but BT claims it is interested in another mobile operator's business too
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

Microsoft Azure failure explained: configuration changes sent systems into infinite loop

Changes to storage configuration crashed the system and also took down monitoring dashboards
21 Nov 2014

Heads roll at Infosys after services firm discovered BPO division was overcharging Apple

CFO and CEO of BPO Unit are the first to go as Infosys makes an example of employees
20 Nov 2014

More than 60 per cent of UK firms have deployed Internet of Things solutions

UK leads Germany and France with adoption of Internet of Things solutions
20 Nov 2014

Russian website allows UK webcam and baby monitor feeds to be watched online, warns ICO

Data watchdog urges UK citizens to use strong passwords to prevent hackers from tapping into their cameras
20 Nov 2014

Government CTO Liam Maxwell recruits army of senior IT leaders to manage new contracts

Public sector hiring IT specialists to bring lost IT skills back in-house, says Maxwell
20 Nov 2014

Computing's top 10 tech stories of the week: Facebook at Work, Azure outages and good news for BlackBerry

What were the big technology news stories of the past seven days? Read on, to find out
20 Nov 2014

RBS fined £56m for massive IT failures

IT meltdown in summer 2012 left customers exposed, says Financial Conduct Authority
20 Nov 2014

Lufthansa signs £800m outsourcing deal with IBM

IBM reportedly fought off competition from HP and Atos for seven-year deal
18 Nov 2014

Argos picks Paragon HDS to transform home delivery operations

Argos aims to be more efficient after selecting what it felt was most 'advanced and robust' solution
17 Nov 2014

SAP and Oracle finally settle long-running illegal downloads dispute

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

Computing's Top 10 tech stories of the week: Rock-star CEOs, an Apple bug and Edward Snowden

Techies behaving badly and Brazilians standing up to bullies. It's all here folks
13 Nov 2014

Ulster Bank fined £2.75m for IT disaster

IT outage in 2012 left 600,000 customers unable to access their accounts
13 Nov 2014

UK IT Industry Awards: the speeches... and the party

The formalities... and the frollics
13 Nov 2014

The UK IT Industry Awards 2014 - and the winners are...

The Oscars of IT, from Computing and the BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT, have happened! Find out who won right here
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

Insurance giant RSA appoints first group chief digital officer

Digital and multi-channel director Ian Hood promoted to new role
10 Nov 2014

GCHQ admits to spying on 'legally privileged communications' in sensitive legal cases

Disclosures ordered by the Investigatory Powers Tribunal reveal extent of snooping into communications in cases brought against the state
07 Nov 2014

Intel Capital invests $62m in 16 new companies with focus on cloud, mobile, IoT and analytics

Investment arm of chip-maker Intel is to invest a total of $355m this year
06 Nov 2014