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Comet’s might-have-been saviour 'not paying biz debts'

Lewisons Wholesale's Clive Coombes facing 8 CCJs totalling over £125k
Paul Kunert, 20 Nov 16:02

Huawei: KRYDER STORAGE CRISIS is REAL and 'we’re working on it'

The shark threatening to eat big data just got bigger
Andrew Orlowski, 20 Nov 12:31

You think the CLOUD's insecure? It's BETTER than UK.GOV's DATA CENTRES

We don't even know where some of them ARE – Maude
Kat Hall, 20 Nov 11:02

Oracle to axe over 450 jobs in Euro support centres – sources

Exclusive Database giant declines to comment
Kat Hall, 20 Nov 10:32

Our system handles £130bn and it's BUST. Want the job of fixing it? Apply to UK.gov

And you thought financial IT was scary
Kat Hall, 20 Nov 09:20

Giant bank IT cockup of 2012 'could have brought down ENTIRE financial system'

£56m fine for blundering RBS, Ulster and Natwest
Kat Hall, 20 Nov 09:01

Azure TITSUP caused by INFINITE LOOP

The post via Tor (right) and what Aussies saw. © The Register
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Official: European members prefer to fondle Apple iPads

The European Parliament’s IT department is attempting to drag MEPs kicking and screaming into the digital age… by letting them play with the latest tablets.

Seagate connects Hadoop and Lustre in an open sourcery ceremony

Streamlining workflows, and easier processing for Hadoop-using apps

All-singing-all-dancing hyperconverged Maxta gets Cisco's blessing

Follows Simplivity, but with added metro cluster support
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Microsoft's Azure goes TITSUP PLANET-WIDE AGAIN in cloud FAIL

Microsoft suffered a major outage on its cloud service Azure overnight.
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London police chief: City bankers, prepare for a terrorist cyber attack. Again

+Comment Western financial institutions should prepare themselves for cyber attacks from Islamic militants, the head of the City of London police warns.

Call the Commish! Ireland dragged into Microsoft dispute over alleged drug traffic data

Plunder your servers, not ours, says Irish govt
Jennifer Baker, 19 Nov 11:14

Hello, Mr Chips(et): Capita grabs bigger slice of UK IT education market

Rivals squeezed as buy of NMS bolsters outsourcing giant
Kat Hall, 19 Nov 10:22

It'll all end in tiers: HP tosses small biz another 3PAR-flavored bone

Data tiering and virtualisation come to MSA array land
Chris Mellor, 18 Nov 18:50

EMC CEO Joe Tucci tries to win hearts and minds from VC backers

Analysis VMware spin-off? Let the shareholders decide
Chris Mellor, 18 Nov 17:31

Fujitsu boss sets CDOs against CIOs at annual do

EMEAI chief tells traditionalists: ‘Don’t be a bottleneck’
Joe Fay, 18 Nov 16:56

Seagate and SGI buddy up to flog HPC bigness to big business

Another ClusterStor reseller appears
Chris Mellor, 18 Nov 16:21

That dreaded syncing feeling: Will Microsoft EVER fix OneDrive?

Microsoft's long history of broken Windows sync
Tim Anderson, 18 Nov 15:57

Syscap waves £50 million in CASH at UK tech channel

Boxes of chocolate not enough to win back its former relationships
Kat Hall, 18 Nov 13:06

Intel's LAME DUCK mobile chips gobbled by CASH COW

Chipzilla won't have money-losing mobe unit to kick about anymore
Neil McAllister, 18 Nov 03:28

Big shadowy orgs should stop scooping up everyone's personal info – say Google, Facebook

Tech titans want freedom to record your lives on hard drives
Neil McAllister, 18 Nov 02:01

Holy cow! Fasthosts outage blamed on DDoS hack attack AND Windows 2003 vuln

Monday, bloody Monday
Kelly Fiveash, 17 Nov 16:01

EMC daddy Tucci: YES, there has been too much internal 'friction'

Plus: VMware could be spun off
Chris Mellor, 17 Nov 15:23

WinShock PoC clocked: But DON'T PANIC... It's no Heartbleed

SChannel exploit opens an easily closed door
John Leyden, 17 Nov 12:01

Fasthosts goes titsup, blames DNS blunder

Monday morning blues for biz customers
Kelly Fiveash, 17 Nov 11:48
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NHS: Go digital or you won't get paid, warns Kelsey

NHS organisations that fail to reach "digital maturity" by 2018-20 will be at risk of having their funding pulled, Tim Kelsey, national director for patients and information at NHS England, has said.

ISPs are stripping encryption from netizens' email – EFF

Some ISPs are removing encryption from customers' connections to email servers – threatening the privacy of their communications – claims civil-liberties group the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

Rackspace joins Microsoft's Windows Azure Pack partner army

Cloud-flinger Rackspace has joined Microsoft’s new army of cloud service providers.

Annus HORRIBILIS for TLS! ALL the bigguns now officially pwned in 2014

The appearance of a critical flaw in Microsoft SChannel - patched as part of this year's phenomenal November Patch Tuesday - means that every major TLS stack has now fallen victim to a critical flaw at some time during this year.

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Microsoft's strategy is to make Store apps popular. Good luck with that
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You keep the call centres, Hamish, we'll take the banks
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Everyone loves those Things, just not on each others' terms