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HP blasts $5.1bn sueball at ex-Autonomy execs, Lynch preps return fire

Bitter bedfellows now in open war in UK courts
Neil McAllister, 31 Mar 21:26

New dirt-cheap Chromebooks: Team Google keeps jackboot on throat of PC titans

But Microsoft may be about to strike back
Neil McAllister, 31 Mar 19:35

Microsoft dumps ARM for Atom with cut-price Surface 3 fondleslab

Pic + vid Well, that just about wraps it up for RT
Iain Thomson, 31 Mar 18:30

Huawei bellows big revenue jump thanks to brisk 2014 phone sales

Chinese vendor's profit up 33%
Kelly Fiveash, 31 Mar 12:21

Oracle boat picks up ex-HP hardware man Donatelli

Could be joining former colleague Mark Hurd on board
Chris Mellor, 31 Mar 11:22

Life after Lord Shugs looks good, as Viglen directors' packages swell

Financials out for Westcoast Holding-owned XMA, Viglen
Paul Kunert, 31 Mar 09:35
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Managed services biz Claranet adds £107m to war chest

Acquisition-hungry European managed services provider Claranet has drummed up £107m in a refinancing deal.

Wearables market action is all in the wrist says market-scryer IDC

The wearables market will be dominated by wrist action, according to market-watcher IDC, and will remain smaller than the PC market.

SoftLayer and Telstra in cloudy embrace

Today Australia, tomorrow THE WORLD! Maybe

Node4 buys app developer and cloud purveyor Reconnix

Open source, clouds? We've heard of these, says boss

Pure CEO dons cheerleader outfit, harangues world, dog

Comment Pure’s chief evangelist officer executive officer, Scott Dietzen, has blown Pure’s trumpet about its 2014 business.

Phoenix IT Group: we hired 20 bods for config/ distie centre

What Phoenix IT Group giveth with one hand it taketh with another: the services group is hiring 20 bods to man a new config centre, the same number it is waving goodbye to this month in the repairs biz.

Outsourcery still losing as much as it turns over

Another round of funding coming to a cloud biz near you
Paul Kunert, 30 Mar 12:41

Police ICT Company finally lurches off the ground

Fill your boots guys as it could be scrapped after the election
Kat Hall, 30 Mar 12:19

Just WALK IN and buy an Apple Watch. Are you mad?

Follow these few simple steps, and wait a while
Paul Kunert, 30 Mar 10:29

Huawei networking kit gets the green light from Blighty's spooks

All above board, concludes board
Simon Rockman, 30 Mar 09:28

Insight's EMEA prez: It's not our fault cloud sales are slow, blame the NSA

Firms' fluffy white services payoff is due in 2016, adds gros fromage
Paul Kunert, 30 Mar 07:57

Did we just wake up in an alternate universe? BlackBerry turns a profit

Back in Black, but one fair quarter does not a turnaround make
Neil McAllister, 27 Mar 19:20

VMware channel confirms price hikes from next month

vSphere to rise by 7% and all the rest by 4-5%
Paul Kunert, 27 Mar 16:36

Tim Cook: I'll give just a THIRD of what Gates gave to charity last year

Apple CEO to flex financial muscles in the name of 'charidee'
Paul Kunert, 27 Mar 12:39

Microsoft and Oracle are 'not your trusted friends', public sector bods

Local gov and unis hit with costs for being 'under-licensed'
Kat Hall, 27 Mar 11:11

SanDisk slashes sales outlook as growth shudders to a stop

Firm expects revenues down by 14 per cent from last year
Chris Mellor, 27 Mar 10:58

Labour has a pop at the government over missed GDS targets

Also criticises big project IT write-offs. In other news: Pot in kitchen racism scandal
Kat Hall, 27 Mar 10:26

Europe drags, as Accenture posts steady growth

Outsourcing giant sees 13 per cent North American increase
Kat Hall, 27 Mar 09:02

VMware tells partners, punters, to pay higher prices (probably)

Purported price hike starts April 1, and that's no joke
Simon Sharwood, 27 Mar 06:34

Google botches another cloud patch, this time messing up App Engine

Not a lot of problems, but third fluff in a few weeks is not a good look
Simon Sharwood, 27 Mar 03:01
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Capita shuns its own £2.5bn framework and touts G-Cloud IT

Not content with its prime spot on a controversial deal to manage £2.5bn in public sector contractors, Capita is also touting its IT services via the G-Cloud, admitting its mega framework is not "always best for niche skills."
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Phoenix IT Group says 'see ya' to repairs staff

Phoenix IT Group is outsourcing the lion's share of its repairs workshop work to Centrex, with staff set to TUPE across to their new employer by the end of this month.
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Microsoft enlists web security pariah Adobe to help build Internet Explorer-killer Spartan

Microsoft has revealed it's working with Adobe on some aspects of project Spartan, its replacement browser that will confine Internet Explorer to the Antique Code Show.

Apple takes ACID-compliant NoSQL upstart FoundationDB

Apple has acquired FoundationDB, a company that “is creating a new generation of database technology that combines the advantages of modern NoSQL databases with the power and reliability of ACID transactions.”

Opinion

Alexandre Mesguich

Change is order of day as tech giants shift strategy gears
Partnership

Frank Jennings

Confused? No problem, we have 5, no 6, no 7... lots of standards

Chris Mellor

VC sequence could end not with a bang, but a whimper
Sad man stares glumly over boxed contents of desk. Image via shutterstock (Baranq)

Chris Mellor

All that is storage does not beget gold
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Big boys snare the unwary with too-good-to-be-true deals
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Pet carriers not wanted for whitebox stampede
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Sorry OpenStack and Open Compute, we're not all Facebook
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Scammy download sites? Government snooping? Run of the mill for Gary Kovacs
BlackBerry and Android, together at last
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