Automation: the drone wars

Analysis & Insight 17 Apr, 2014 Stephen Pritchard

With Google, Facebook and others in bidding races to buy drone technology, IT may need to look again at robotics.

Google Sign

Google misses Q1 revenue target

News 17 Apr, 2014 Reuters

Search giant feels impact of mobile ad growth

Results chart

Intel's Q1 net profit beats expectations

News 16 Apr, 2014 Reuters

CEO used latest update to talk up tablets

Acquisition deal

Twitter acquires social data provider Gnip

News 16 Apr, 2014 Reuters

Twitter's latest acquisition has been revealed, sending stock prices soaring

project management

Gartner: Extreme transformation is on the horizon for some leaders

News 15 Apr, 2014 Rene Millman

PPM leaders must prepare for extreme transformation, according to the analyst firm


Outsourcing in Europe, Middle East and Africa reaches four-year high

News 15 Apr, 2014 Rene Millman

Mega relationships prompt best first quarter for EMEA since 2010, according to research


Google to buy drone-maker Titan Aerospace

News 15 Apr, 2014 Reuters

Latest acquisition will help firm deliver web access to remote parts of the world

You're hired sign

Chris Beard joins Mozilla board as interim CEO

News 15 Apr, 2014 Clare Hopping

Beard will replace Brendan Eich who resigned after a public outcry on Twitter


Facebook WhatsApp acquisition given the nod by FTC

News 11 Apr, 2014 Reuters

Move follows China go-ahead

Google Sign

Google invests in robotics start-up Savioke

News 10 Apr, 2014 Jane McCallion

Search giant follows up acquisitions in the robotics sector with new investment


Twitter redesigns profile pages

News 9 Apr, 2014 Reuters

New look to be phased in over the next few weeks

Dennis partnership sees 12,500 schoolchildren get Windows 8 laptops

News 8 Apr, 2014 Maggie Holland

Felix Dennis and team have brokered a deal to give pupils in St Vincent and the Grenadines their own computers

The Windows XP Zombie Apocalypse

Analysis & Insight 8 Apr, 2014 Davey Winder

The countdown is finally over for those looking for extended life support for XP (unless they've inked a deal). But are they still secure?

The internet of things

Intel adjusts financial reporting to reflect mobile gadgets

News 8 Apr, 2014 Reuters

Internet of Things Group broadens company scope

Exit sign

Mozilla CEO steps down amid anti-gay marriage outcry

News 4 Apr, 2014 Brian Burton

Mozilla admits it was too slow to engage with employees

Google halts Nest smoke alarm sales

News 4 Apr, 2014 Reuters

Concerns over possible defect spark product recall


Tech start ups: putting money where your mouth is

Analysis & Insight 3 Apr, 2014 Stephen Pritchard

Start-ups' technology can give a firm a competitive edge. Does this mean companies should fund new ventures themselves?

Strategy and innovation

Juniper Networks to cut global workforce by six per cent

News 3 Apr, 2014 Reuters

Networking vendor to embark on cost reduction plan and refocus efforts on high-growth business areas

Lawyers want money-laundering charges dismissed in Silk Road case

News 2 Apr, 2014 Jane McCallion

Bitcoin’s ambiguous status used by Ross Ulbricht’s defence team


Mt. Gox CEO must face questioning in US

News 2 Apr, 2014 Reuters

Judge demands answers in bankruptcy case