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Microsoft staff brace for next round of layoffs – expected Thursday

Satya Nadella, axeman of the geeks
Iain Thomson, 17 Sep 05:02

Canonical, AMD, team up with OpenStack-in-a-rack

The hyperconverged hardware market just became a little more crowded
Simon Sharwood, 17 Sep 03:33

NO SALE! Rackspace snubs all buyout offers, appoints new CEO

Claims strong results from 'managed cloud' strategy leave it better off alone
Neil McAllister, 17 Sep 01:59

Huawei: There'll be BLOOD spilled in the smartphone sector soon

No economies of scale? Shut up shop and go home, Chinese firms tells rivals
Paul Kunert, 16 Sep 15:27

SUSE Linux owner Attachmate gobbled by Micro Focus for $2.3bn

Merger will lead to mainframe and COBOL powerhouse
Gavin Clarke, 16 Sep 11:01

Give us a digi-Czar and more bureaucrats, begs UK tech-services biz

+Comment Come on everybody, let's upload all our stuff into Government by Cloud
Andrew Orlowski, 16 Sep 08:32
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Oracle slurps another storage upstart: Front Porch Digital joins Ellison's crew

The ceaseless hoovering up of small companies and startups by business behemoths has seen Oracle buy Front Porch Digital. Why did Larry Ellison latch on to this outfit?

'Windows 9' LEAK: Microsoft's playing catchup with Linux

New videos of a "Windows 9" variant have emerged, and to this hack's eyes they look to have brought Windows up to speed with tricks that various desktop flavours of Unix have had for a decade or more.

Every billionaire needs a PANZER TANK, right? STOP THERE, Paul Allen

Angry Microsoftie hauls auctioneers to court over stalled Pzkw. IV 'deal'
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No biggie: EMC's XtremIO firmware upgrade 'will wipe data'

There's a rumor that upgrading EMC's XtremIO firmware to v3.0 will wipe all user data from the flash array.
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Phones 4u website DIES as wounded mobe retailer struggles to stay above water

Phones 4u's website is currently telling customers that it is unable to trade due to "the unexpected decision of EE and Vodafone to withdraw supply" from the retailer.

Huawei ditches new Windows Phone mobe plans, blames poor sales

Giganto mobe firm slams door shut on Microsoft. OH DEAR
Paul Kunert, 15 Sep 11:39

Big Blue bludgeons its way to top of software-defined storage kingdom

IBM accepts crown from storage beancounters
Chris Mellor, 15 Sep 08:01

China, clouds, to kill data centre tech market growth

China, cloud operators and software-definers about to cannibalise shrinking market
Simon Sharwood, 15 Sep 05:29

Benioff bails from Borg Board

Salesforce supremo was invited onto board by Cisco CEO Chambers but won't seek re-election
Simon Sharwood, 15 Sep 00:58

Phones 4u slips into administration after EE cuts ties with Brit mobe retailer

More than 5,500 jobs could be axed if rescue mission fails
Kelly Fiveash, 14 Sep 21:57

Gartner ranks upstart trio ahead of EMC, HP and IBM in battle for flash array dominance

Analysts break down why some are ahead and some are behind
Chris Mellor, 13 Sep 00:10

HP: We will eradicate the colour grey from our market

Claims $2m clawback, volley of legal bombs ready to burst
Paul Kunert, 12 Sep 16:22

Slough isn't fit for humans now, says Amazon. We're going to Shoreditch

Come friendly bombs, which are on Prime
Jasper Hamill, 12 Sep 14:04

UK.gov's flagship infosec program ISN'T DELIVERING - but all's still well, say auditors

'Varied' understanding is no barrier to £860m cash pile
John Leyden, 12 Sep 10:56

Retailers toast welcome return of Back2School notebook biz

Small snag: nobody's getting rich on latest surge of low-cost lappies
Paul Kunert, 12 Sep 10:25

Tech starfleet: Will EMC Federation survive a Tucci departure?

Comment Six months until captain leaves the bridge
Chris Mellor, 12 Sep 09:02

Hey, HP shareholders! Mike Lynch is set to buy a 180-foot superyacht with his Autonomy loot

Exclusive 'It's tough keeping up with the Whitmans'
Paul Kunert, 12 Sep 08:06

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Sexe.doc? More like Scod.exe
Darren Pauli, 12 Sep 07:31

EMC has nothing to say on VMware sale plan

Rumour and counter-rumour swirl around Wall Street
Simon Sharwood, 12 Sep 02:09
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Why Apple had to craft a pocket-busting 5.5in Plus-sized iPhone 6 (thank LG, Samsung etc)

Apple's two-hour parade, topped off by a performance by ludicrous boy band U2, on Tuesday was a long-winded way of shoring up its size problem. The size of its iPhone touchscreens, specifically.
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Microsoft tells judge: Hold us in contempt of court, we're NOT giving user emails to US govt

At Microsoft's own request, a judge has held the software giant in contempt of court for failing to comply with an order to give US authorities access to customer emails housed in a data center in Dublin, Ireland.
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Look! Look at me! We do wearables, mobile stuff too! says Intel today

IDF 2014 While most of the industry's eyes were on Cupertino with its new iPhones and Apple Watch on Tuesday, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich took to the stage at the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) in San Francisco to explain how Chipzilla will be at the heart of mobility, wearables, and the Internet of Things (IoT).

Backup bruiser Barracuda bares teeth, gulps down C2C

BJ Jenkins' Barracuda has made its first acquisitive bite, buying mail archiver and manager C2C for an undisclosed mix of cash and stock. It's part of a comprehensive product revamp called Data Protection Plus.

Opinion

Houses of Parliament in night-time

Andrew Orlowski

Come on everybody, let's upload all our stuff into Government by Cloud
Joe Tucci EMC
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Felipe Costa

Pressure to perform for stock market bearing down on disties
Columns of coins in the cloud

Michael Cote

Anything that simple to use has got to be complex to set up
Internet of Things

Gavin Clarke

This time, Larry's Oracle is going after the networking giants

Features

Alistair Darling and Alex Salmond debate Scottish independence
You keep the call centres, Hamish, we'll take the banks
Internet of Things
Everyone loves those Things, just not on each others' terms
No email? No CRM? No Daily Mail iPad edition? You need a plan
Sinofsky's hybrid strategy looks dafter than ever
Failure to crack next-gen semiconductors threatens to set back humanity
SMEs get lip service - what they need is dinner at the Club