Strategy

BT bids to buy back O2

Handshake in London
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

Businessman boxer knocked out
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

Microsoft
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

Government 'has pimped out its front-end, but it has not changed its legacy engines', claims former HMRC CIO

Reliance on legacy systems will see government departments falter, says Phil Pavitt
05 Nov 2014

Unilever moves its HR system to the cloud with Workday HCM

Fast-moving consumer goods manufacturer Unilever presses on with cloud strategy after opting for SAP HANA Cloud
04 Nov 2014

'We've saved more than £14bn over the last year,' claims government CTO Liam Maxwell

Government CTO claims multi-billion pound savings as a result of reforms in IT procurement and spending
31 Oct 2014

Capgemini revenues to drop by almost one-tenth when HMRC contract expires in 2017

HMRC plan to scrap Aspire outsourcing contract in 2017 will force Capgemini's global revenues down by almost one-tenth - unless it wins the new deal
29 Oct 2014