Ten million UK iPhone users could have grounds to sue Google for circumventing Apple security settings to monitor web browsing habits
Anonymous hackers embed a video statement on a US government agency website in response to the death of digital activist Aaron Swartz
Our regular look back at the most popular channel news stories from the past seven days
The US plans a substantial expansion for its cyber security force, increasing the headcount from 900 to 4,900 in the next few years
A survey of security plans across Western governments undertaken by IDC has revealed the vast majority are planning to invest in existing infrastructure rather than buy new
Fife Council has signed a four-year IT partnership with Capgemini worth up £26m
Hotspots along the river and on Thames Clipper boats will serve Wi-Fi to more than 30 million people each year
Seven UK universities are among 100 teams across five continents to go to the next stage of Airbus technology aviation competition Fly Your Ideas
Yann L’Huillier describes the three-pronged strategy he adopted after joining over-the-counter trading firm Tradition in April 2010
Consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble has appointed a new UK CIO following the departure last month of previous incumbent, Dave Ubachs
Study of business applications reveals choice of programming language in the financial services sector is leading to security and continuity risks
Software distie CDG has unveiled a new programme called Channel Innovator, designed to get resellers easier access to the wares of up-and-coming ISVs
With the government signing up to do more to fight cyber crime a major services firm has warned that UK plc is still exposed to threats unless they take security more seriously
Microsoft is about to place all of its Office and Office 365 applications under one umbrella in an effort to push a single license, cloud-based subscription model.
The decision by global HR firm Randstad to migrate to Google from on-premise email should raise questions for CIOs considering the cloud
CIOs need to invest in the processes and skills to manage cloud services effectively or risk being marginalised by the rest of the business
Phoenix IT Group has launched the UK’s first cloud-to-cloud backup service to the local market, targeting Salesforce customers
Going on the offense doesn’t mean actively targeting cybercriminals, experts say. Deceptive tactics, phony documents can help trip up attackers.
Integrated travel and expenses service provider, Concur Technologies, has built colocation datacentres to cater to European customers
STEC launches 2 TB SSD and PCIe card; will people pay solid-state prices for bulk storage?
European enterprises are improving their internal datacentres and storing data in-house rather than on the external cloud
Smartphone motion sensors could prove a security vulnerability in helping criminals work out locking codes, say US security researchers
Despite a last-ditch management reshuffle, integrator 2e2 has become the first channel casualty of 2013 after calling in administrators FTI Consulting on Monday 28 January
Data protection is the top security priority for more than half of UK organisations in 2013, a survey has revealed
IBM has increased the number of social media tools in its portfolio as it looks to dominate a market that analysts expect will be worth billions
Enterprise social strategies will fail to provide the benefits they intended because of poor leadership and undue focus on technology, says Gartner
McAfee has become to latest vendor to be added to Computer 2000’s online electronic software distribution service, TD Activate-here
Virtualisation software supplier VMware has announced 900 job cuts despite increasing its sales by 22% in the past year
With eduroam, universities enable Wi-Fi roaming between disparate campus networks without requiring manual login. Why can't enterprises do the same?
Figures from Context showing which tablets sold through distribution has revealed a strong end of the year for Apple, Blackberry and Samsung.
Windsor and Maidenhead borough council will migrate critical services such as childcare, benefits and transport services to the cloud by 2014
Government risks missing the opportunities of big data by getting bogged down in storage technologies rather than analytics, according to IDC
Network control vendor Infoblox expands into security with a DNS firewall and a firewall management product, and adds a branch Trinzic box.
Microsoft updates Office 365 and Office 2013, as it continues its transition from a software provider to a services and hardware company
VMware is to lay off 900 staff, mostly in non-core functions, as the virtualisation giant seeks to breathe new life into flat profits
Research from the Cloud Industry Forum in partnership with IBM has revealed that those resellers selling cloud have not grown much in the last two years as the market matures
New Catalyst switch, combining wireless and wired access into one product used by University of Wales hospital to benefit patients and staff
The networking giant edges towards a more open philosophy but still sees its technology as the best
Cloud Distribution has signed an exclusive UK distie partnership with next-gen storage and application delivery software firm Talon
University of Staffordshire teams up with HP to provide IT students with business-ready skills
Google is to fund 15,000 Raspberry Pi microcomputers to school children around the UK
IT departments must be prepared for the latest regulation to hit finance firms, known as the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)
In this week's cloud provider news roundup, Amazon adds a new instance type to its arsenal of AWS tools and IBM earnings surpass analyst expectations.
Oracle PaaS products for storage, messaging and virtual compute are expected to be generally available by the end of June.
NEC offers ProgrammableFlow 1000 OpenFlow vswitch to extend its software-defined networking technology into Microsoft Hyper-V hypervisors.
More CISOs may be taking on data privacy management. Fortunately, old, outdated privacy laws may lend them a helping hand.
Meaningful use for specialists can be difficult. But referring primary care physicians will demand data interoperability; avoiding it isn't an option.
Meaningful use for specialists can be difficult. But for radiologists, with some creative technology development and training, attesting is possible.
Resident Maria Nash challenges Barnet Council’s plan to outsource services – One Barnet – which could now face a judicial review
Specialist video distie Imago has revealed Avaya has renewed its contract to sell Radvision's Scopia products
The Cloud Industry Forum's call for transparency from resellers pitching hosted managed services is getting through to both channel and customers
EMC has given a cautiously optimistic forecast for 2013 as it expects some frozen IT spending to be thawed as customers invest in cloud and big data
Diabetes Practice Profiles (DPP) – an online diabetes data dashboard – is a BI tool combining diabetes prescribing and ‘activity’ data
Amazon sales rose 27% to $61bn (£39bn) in its 2012 results and 22% in its 2012 fourth quarter revenues to $21.27bn, compared with 2011
Administrators say a number of potential buyers for some or all of 2e2's businesses have already stepped forward
John Lewis’ success in 2013 will be underpinned by IT investments both online and in-store, CIO Paul Coby has told Computer Weekly
Vince Cable opens the Bett Show at the Excel Centre this week, with message of collaboration between technology, educators and business
Technology law expert Jeffrey Ritter discusses the complications -- and benefits -- that arise from combining data governance and compliance processes.
Cloud providers can help their customers protect crucial information being stored on employee devices by providing mobile data backup offerings.
Mobile manufacturer chooses launch of its BlackBerry10 OS and first touchscreen phone to drop Research in Motion as its brand name
EMC’s revenues of $21.7bn show demand for VMware virtualisation and more growth for storage hardware and RSA security products
The ONC's approach to building a national health information network changed over the past year. ONC chief explains why.
Education industry leaders share advice on how to develop and grow a workforce, through learning and development.
In a webinar, Workday executives discussed CFOs' top concerns with current financial management systems and how they are approaching replacements.
Data analytics technology has embraced the written word as a new treasure-trove of information about the world we live in.
Expert Brian Zimmet believes the electric industry is the one to watch for a look at the future of critical infrastructure security regulations.
Menzies Aviation has become one of the first UK companies to install and use Microsoft Windows Server 2012 and Hyper-V 3.0 in production
Cisco finds next generations of mobile workers increase the security challenges facing CIOs because they mix work and private lives
A petition calling for a public referendum on Barnet Council’s planned outsourcing project – One Barnet – has reached over 8,000 signatures
Sage is introducing a single European wide mid-market focused organisation to grow business in that segment in a move that replaces the current country-led efforts
The SSD market is expected to undergo some shrinkage as consolidation starts to whittle down the current large number of players in the market
SAP has certified Dell datacentre products – including servers, storage and networking systems – for running Hana as a pre-integrated system
Almost a quarter of Facebook’s business is now mobile, according to the company’s latest financial results
Michael Dell is tipped to invest up to $1bn of his personal fortune into the proposed buy out of Dell to ensure he retains majority control of the PC maker if it goes private
Dell has indicated that it plans to shake up its server distribution channel as it looks to grab a larger slice of the market
Private business must not wait for government but take the initiative in addressing cyber threats, says former US cyber czar Howard Schmidt
The University of Strathclyde is developing micron-sized LEDs which could be used to provide internet connectivity
The Azure cloud has allowed Easyjet to enable web site and mobile users to check seat availability
Capacity management is the most underestimated problem of cloud computing, says Morgan Stanley strategy director Evangelos Kotsovinos
F5 Networks announced a new firewall that integrates with the company's existing application delivery and security products.
The BlackBerry 10 operating system focuses on consumers, but some BB10 features, such as screen sharing, caught IT’s eye. Will they be enough?
As service providers kill the public switched telephone network in favor of IP phone services, users ponder how VoIP vs. PTSN issue affects business.
Computer science curriculum enjoys great week with speeches from education leaders, Microsoft support and becoming a part of the EBacc
Healthcare Realty Trust uses EMC Atmos as private cloud in its data centers, and Panzura cloud-based NAS in remote offices.
Enterprise social collaboration vendors need to provide better context and information is so organizations can take advantage of collaboration tools.
Is the newest Quantum DXi backup appliance the one that will finally break EMC Data Domain's iron hold on the market?
Construction equipment dealer VCES solved performance issues using a flash storage appliance after relocating their outsourced data center on-site.
One analysis found an uptick in breaches in 2012, but simple, organization-wide controls could be the key to maintaining data security and privacy.
Dell's latest cloud computing strategy hinges on OpenStack, and it may be Dell's last chance to gain a significant foothold in the market.
The DevOps movement has undeniable momentum. Could IT operations harness the power of its success?
As Dell changes its tune on cloud computing once again, some partners say going private could actually help the company regain focus.
When it's used appropriately, enterprise gamification can motivate workers, help them work more efficiently and improve productivity.
Liquidware Labs' new FlexApp departmental installed applications tool gives IT another way to deliver apps to end users in VDI environments.
The Wall Street Journal and the New York Times claim hackers have infiltrated their systems to monitor the newspapers' coverage of China.
Nottingham university deploys SIOS host-based replication in £500k HP shared storage project across two mirrored sites to provide 2,000 research staff with 0.5PB capacity
Cost-cutting operations managed to keep BT in profit for the third quarter despite a 6% decline in the telecoms company's revenues
Having achieved a 50:50 split between its direct and channel businesses in Europe, Dell now believes it has reached a point where its channel growth will become self-perpetuating
Google has submitted last-minute proposals to address the EC’s concerns over alleged abuse of its dominant market position
The arrival of Microsoft's Surface tablet did not impact its competition with the fourth quarter analysis of the market from IDC showing that Apple still dominates the form factor
Networking specialist D-Link is putting the finishing touches to guidelines it hopes will make it easier for resellers to sell into the education sector
The government has re-categorised data security to widen the range of devices beyond Blackberry cleared to handle government data
The education sector is leading the way in the adoption of wireless technologies as schools prepare for a more flexible learning environment
Cloud computing is the only way Channel 5 ‘s IT can cope with spiky traffic driven by calls to action on the Big Brother TV show
Gartner cautions organisations against treating big data as unique and criticises business intelligence suppliers for failing to exploit mobility
After a lull beginning with the financial crisis in 2008, businesses are once again building captive centres in low-cost regions
Cisco's new Catalyst 3850 is a wiring closet switch with integrated wireless LAN control built into its ASIC.
The new Cisco ASIC, Unified Access Data Plane, is a programmable chip that will accelerate product development across its campus switching products.
Daisy Group has bought white-label channel services provider NetCrowd in its first acquisition in almost a year
BT has announced ‘Totally Unlimited’ broadband deals, offering customers limitless usage and downloads on their contracts
SSD's future looks bright, as iSuppli says global shipments of solid-state drives are expected to increase due to a new generation of ultrabooks.
Enterasys wireless LAN technology lit up Gillette Stadium for fans during the New England Patriots' 2012 season.