Strategy

ICO orders Google to change 'vague' policy on data collection

Information Commissioner's Office
Google told to improve information on how it protects users' YouTube, Gmail and Google+ data
30 Jan 2015

Government assessing benefits of data-sharing and open data in banking

e-banking
Government wants more competition in banking and better deals for customers as it aims to support growth of UK 'fintech' sector
30 Jan 2015

Microsoft second quarter profits fall 10 per cent - 'integration and restructuring' blamed

Satya Nadella
Surface Pro 3 sales go up as Windows OEM revenues go down in a mixed quarter for Microsoft
28 Jan 2015

Time to market could be reduced if companies used existing unified comms technologies better

Quick win possible if firms extend use of collaboration tools outside of the organisation
28 Jan 2015

Apple posts biggest quarterly profits of any public company - ever

Apple smashes expectations thanks to record iPhone sales - but iPad sales continue to fall
28 Jan 2015

Sheffield City Council extends backoffice outsourcing contract with Capita in £170m deal

Capita extends “transformation partnership” with Sheffield City Council by a further six years in deal worth £140m-£170m
21 Jan 2015

Not one government department can say all of its staff have basic digital skills

In annual reports, each government department says it is still attempting to get all of its staff to level 7 on the digital inclusion scale
21 Jan 2015

Shoe retail chain Office decommissions servers after security breach

ICO says firm is making sure the issues around data breach are resolved
19 Jan 2015

Intel revenue buoyed by strong Q4 but PC business flatlines

Chip maker looks to stabilise earnings as it continues to feel the hit in a declining PC market
16 Jan 2015

Hadoop distributor MapR aiming for late 2015 IPO

CEO John Schroeder believes Hadoop market is becoming more mature as he prepares to float company
16 Jan 2015

Government selects CGI to develop National Security Vetting Solution

Four-year deal will see IT services firm develop tool to manager more than 200,000 security clearance applications a year
15 Jan 2015

Samsung to buy BlackBerry – report [update]

BlackBerry shares leap on rumour of buyout
14 Jan 2015

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust selects HP to build online portal

'The more information we have, the better the quality of care and treatment we can offer,' says medical director Dr David Throssell
14 Jan 2015

SThree selects 1E Nomad ahead of Adaptiva OneSite for software deployment because of 'ease of use'

SThree employees would have required training to use OneSite but this wasn't necessary for Nomad
14 Jan 2015

Gatwick CIO plans to harness big data and make airport 'the Uber of aviation'

Analysis of customer data is leading to new and improved products and services, says Michael Ibbitson
14 Jan 2015

RSA Insurance Group: 'We want to be the world's first truly social insurer'

New RSA Group head of social media explains how building communities for customers can benefit both sides
13 Jan 2015

Box finally gives green light to IPO

After withdrawing March 2014 filing, Box is finally going ahead with its IPO, which values the firm at more than $1.5bn
12 Jan 2015

Fashion house Paul Smith picks Cegid cloud-based retail management to support expansion plans

Cloud retail system was 'deemed necessary in order to evolve and develop our future retail systems strategy', says Paul Smith IT head
08 Jan 2015

Tesco set to sell Dunnhumby for £2bn after offloading Blinkbox and Tesco Broadband to TalkTalk

Tesco CEO Dave Lewis looks to rationalise retail chain as sales fall across the board
08 Jan 2015

Westminster City Council CIO role ‘to be deleted’ as part of revised Tri-Borough shared services strategy

New proposals suggest Tri-borough can make savings of £6.55m a year
06 Jan 2015

Facebook acquires voice recognition firm Wit.ai - but can it be trusted to respect our privacy?

Palo Alto firm that 'turns speech into actionable data' likely to be used to target adverts at Facebook users
06 Jan 2015

No CES please we're British – UK innovators explain the lack of UK-made wearables in Vegas

Less VC funding means less focus on short-term growth and more on long-term value
06 Jan 2015

Staffordshire Police to be handed tablets in £500,000 project

Tablets would free up about 5,000 hours a week or the equivalent of 100 extra officers, claims police and crime commissioner
05 Jan 2015

Oracle acquires Datalogix

Companies who advertise on Facebook use Datalogix to measure in-store sales generated from their ad campaigns
23 Dec 2014