19 Feb 2016: This week’s highlighted articles

Apple software executives comment on bugs 
Interviewed recently, top Apple software executives Eddy Cue and Craig Federighi point out that headlines over glitches found in Apple software is more a testament to the company’s vast number of users.

US firms increase cloud spending but testing and deployment services are a low priority 
The majority of enterprises in the US plan to increase their spending on cloud computing by as much as 50% in 2016, according to a new study conducted by Clutch.

The survey also found that nearly 30% will maintain their current spending, and only 6% will reduce their cloud computing budget. Analysts at Clutch suggest this spending pattern indicates a growth opportunity for cloud service providers in the enterprise market.

Digital Native consumers putting pressure on banks 
More competitors than ever are offering core services on innovative digital platforms, whilst banks are trailing behind due to ageing legacy systems.

Code improves code, and certifies certainty 
Siva Ganesan, Vice President and Global Head at TCS Assurance Services Unit, blogs about ensuring fast paced assurance that matches the high velocity deployment and release cycles.

Sony’s looking for PS4 software beta testers 
Sony is seeking help from its 35 million-strong player base to beta test the PS4’s next major software update, scheduled for March 2016.