GDS loses yet another senior leader as CTO Andy Beale quits

Government Digital Service chief technology officer Andy Beale is the fifth senior executive to leave since appointment of new chief Kevin Cunnington

World wide web inventor Tim Berners-Lee to join Oxford University

The University of Oxford has appointed Tim Berners-Lee as a professor at its computer science department

Google suspends US FTTP broadband roll-out

Google parent Alphabet calls a halt to its roll-out of FTTP broadband in the US as it embarks on a strategic rethink

Schneider Electric praised for positive response to ICS security flaw

Schneider Electric has patched a security flaw that highlights the vulnerability of industrial control systems to cyber attack

Government launches inquiry into Emergency Services Network

The Public Accounts Committee is to scrutinise the controversial Emergency Services Mobile Communications Programme

Galaxy Note7 recall hits Samsung’s profits, but not market lead

Samsung retained its smartphone market leadership in the third quarter despite recalling and scrapping the Galaxy Note7 and taking a 30% hit in operating profit

Open source no longer scares the enterprise

Open source breaks the rules on corporate procurement, but developers never play by the rules and now open source has sneaked in through the back door

BT reports solid growth despite weak pound

The collapse in the value of the pound following the EU referendum has not dented BT’s confidence, with strong growth reported across multiple business units

John Lewis chooses three retail tech startups to receive 2016 JLab funding

Department store retailer John Lewis selects three retail tech startups to receive their share of the £200,000 JLab funding pot

Property firm flips to Azure to mobilise business processes

Property consultancy Strutt and Parker engaged cloud services provider 3GI to upgrade its IT systems to Microsoft Azure as more clients demanded a mobile-first approach

CIO interview: Alan Crawford, City & Guilds Group

Four months into his role as CIO of City & Guilds, Alan Crawford opens up about the challenges of tending to the needs of a company that has hit the acquisition trail with aplomb in recent years

Ultrafast York UFO broadband network to go citywide

Following successful trials in a number of York neighbourhoods, UFO broadband backers CityFibre, Sky and TalkTalk have agreed to roll out the service across the city

US Treasury tells banks to provide more cyber attack information

The US government is calling on financial institutions to share more cyber attack information as concerns grow about the sector's vulnerability

Apple highlights record services revenue as iPhone sales fall

For a second quarter in a row, Apple plays up growing services revenues as iPhone sales continue to fall

SAP steps up data privacy in Europe

SAP guarantees technicians outside of Europe will not be able to access companies’ sensitive personnel and other records

Botched IT migration cost Vodafone customers thousands

Ofcom imposes multimillion-pound fine on mobile operator after an investigation uncovered multiple failings arising from a problematic IT systems migration

Malaysian insurer partners IT supplier to tailor cyber security policies

Partnership is in response to requests from AIG customers for a more comprehensive risk management approach to cyber insurance

Australian IT spending to be near A$85bn in 2017

Australian CIOs must plan digital platforms that can connect to customer and business networks – or risk losing customers

Mobile apps to take over HR technology

Smartphone apps are the next frontier for human resources technology, according to HR technology analyst Josh Bersin

Scale drops three-node minimum for HC3 hyper-converged

Scale Computing customers no longer need to deploy a minimum of three hyper-converged nodes and can now implement only one at SMEs and Robos