Wednesday , 15 August 2018

Would Twitter layoffs be smart move or bad sign?

With Jack Dorsey back at the helm as CEO of Twitter, employees better buckle up. If rumors are true, Dorsey isn’t wasting any time making major changes in what appears to be an attempt to finally make the social network profitable. News reports say that Dorsey is getting ready to cut costs by reducing headcount and halting the company’s plans ... Read More »

7 best portable hard drives 2015 UK

We review the top 7 best portable hard drive available to buy in the UK in 2015. (See all storage reviews.) Solid-state storage may be sexy, but if you’re looking for huge capacity and tiny prices, then the classic hard disk remains unbeaten. Available capacities of portable drives with laptop-style disks inside now extends up to a whopping 2000GB, more commonly referred to ... Read More »

Scriptshow: Performing five common administrative tasks using Windows PowerShell

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President Obama backs away from controversial encryption rules

THE US GOVERNMENT WILL NO LONGER make a push for controversial anti-encryption rules and will apparently look to create acquiescent agreements. Encryption is the bane of law enforcement and government, and the friend of the terrorist, according to governments and the agencies associated with them. We have heard from various parties about what a pain it is, and what a ... Read More »

Steve Capper moves to global CTO role at Aecom

Steve Capper, who topped Computing‘s IT Leaders 100 list in 2014, has been promoted to the Global CTO role at construction firm Aecom. Last year’s list, currently being updated for 2015, is available here. Capper moves from his previous role as the CIO of the Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA) and India region to be the Global CTO of Aecom, ... Read More »

Crash Podcast: MWC, HMRC and other acronyms

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HP’s upswing: a second wind, or just an XP-based blip?

HP’s surprising $27.6bn third quarter revenue – a full one per cent up on last July’s figures – has caused CEO Meg Whitman to loudly and proudly state that her plan to turn around HP in the PC space is coming good. “When I look at the way the business is performing, the pipeline of innovation and the daily feedback ... Read More »

Are in-house data centres in a state of permanent decline?

Author: John Leonard Source: Computing | 23 Sep 2015 Categories: Hardware | Software | Communications | Strategy Tags: Data centre summit | Software defined data centre | Cloud computing | Docker | Devops | Research | Storage Once the beating heart of every organisation’s technological ambitions, the company data centre has been… Read More »

The Wright Stuff: an interview with King’s College London IT director Gareth Wright

Author: Danny Palmer Source: Computing | 13 Aug 2015 Categories: Desktops | Hardware | Software | Operating Systems | Mobile | Services and Outsourcing | Applications Tags: Dell | Microsoft | Windows | Windows 10 | Windows 10 upgrade | Education | King’s college london | Cio | Cio interview | Gareth wright | Byod | Chargebox | Wearables | ... Read More »

iOS ‘KeyRaider’ malware blazes trail of chaos, stealing over 225,000 Apple accounts

A new iOS malware family going by the name of “KeyRaider” has been discovered by malware researchers at WeipTech and Palo Alto Networks. So far, it has stolen more than 225,000 user account details, apparently to add to a database to help fuel exploitative App Store behaviour. KeyRaider reportedly diverts system processes through MobileSubstrate (now called Cydia Substrate) – a ... Read More »

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