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European Parliament VOTES to BREAK UP GOOGLE. Er, OK then

It CANNA do it, captain.They DON'T have the POWER!
Jennifer Baker, 27 Nov 12:15

Stop selling spyware to despotic regimes, beg MEPs

... we've enough trouble with Regin as it is
Jennifer Baker, 27 Nov 10:19

Forget Hillary, HP's ex CARLY FIORINA 'wants to be next US Prez'

Former CEO has political ambitions again, according to Washington DC sources
Neil McAllister, 26 Nov 23:32

Wasn't it all supposed to be so different by now, Meg?

HP says fiscal '15 will be flat. Fiscal '16? Not prepared to say
Paul Kunert, 26 Nov 16:34

Apple’s $700 BEEELLION market cap makes it more valuable than Switzerland

Cuckoo clocks and cheese no match for iThings
Jasper Hamill, 26 Nov 14:02

Fat upstart Nimble embiggens revenues by 77% in ONE quarter

Even their losses are levelling off. You listening, NetApp?
Chris Mellor, 26 Nov 13:38
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Can't flog software for love nor money? UK mega-reseller Softcat probably ate your lunch

Unstoppable reseller juggernaut Softcat has smashed through the £500m sales barrier in the most recent fiscal year ended July, meaning it has grown for the past 36 straight quarters.
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Universal Credit CRISIS: Up to £200m in IT spend WASTED – NAO

Around £219m in IT investments in the much-maligned Universal Credit programme may be written off, a National Audit Office report has revealed today.

As-a-service upstarts will KILL OFF THE CORPORATES?

Worstall on Wednesday Um, NOT BLOODY LIKELY!

Why did it take antivirus giants YEARS to drill into super-scary Regin? Symantec responds...

FYI this isn't just going to target Windows, Linux and OS X fans
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IDC: iPad sales CRASH incoming ... Win 8 killing 2-in-1 typoslabs

Market-watcher IDC has bad news for makers of tablets and two-in-one typoslabs like Microsoft's Surface: sales of the former are going to slow markedly and punters are avoiding the latter due to Windows 8.
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HP biz split latest: 'I'm excited!' says CEO as investors exchange nervous looks

HP performed about as well as the analysts expected for the fourth quarter of its fiscal 2014, which is to say it was another difficult quarter that put the cap on what has been a trying year for the tarnished tech titan.

KCOM Group results hit by Phones4U woes

But flaky PSN demand and slowing carrier biz didn't help
Paul Kunert, 25 Nov 18:24

Soz Europe: IBM to delay System X Lenovo switchover for a month

Big Blue moves to avoid potential calamity
Paul Kunert, 25 Nov 16:33

C'mon, Brocade: QLogic's left the Fibre Channel game. Flat revenues again?

Analysis Plus: Is storage firm REALLY shopping itself...
Chris Mellor, 25 Nov 16:02

Lenovo: We'll say HELLO MOTO to profits in 18 months

Make ex-Google mobe firm a success
Simon Rockman, 25 Nov 15:25

Don't fret: Flash array fiddler Violin sees revenue rise, losses dip

CEO DeNuccio: Concerto will have their ears
Chris Mellor, 25 Nov 15:04

Phoenix IT Group CEO: Turnarounds don't happen overnight

Turnover slips ... but hey, revenue is vanity. Profit's up
Paul Kunert, 25 Nov 13:18

Hungry Advanced Computer Software gets swallowed for £725m

Private equity firm likely to be eyeing ACS's margins
Kat Hall, 25 Nov 12:28

Bank of England: What's all this then, CHAPS? Review to get a grip on IT cockup

Important payments were processed manually
Kat Hall, 25 Nov 11:16

Huawei's and ZTE's SDN embrace: soft power in vendor-land

Could SDN alignments be a subtle 'trust us, we're open' move?
Richard Chirgwin, 25 Nov 02:58

How secure is Docker? If you're not running version 1.3.2, NOT VERY

UPGRADE NOW to fix vuln found in all previous versions
Neil McAllister, 25 Nov 00:01

Regin: The super-spyware the security industry has been silent about

NSA fingered as likely source of complex malware family
Iain Thomson, 24 Nov 22:18

US taxmen won't say WHY they're probing Microsoft. So Redmond is suing the IRS

Auditors very interested in what happened in 2004 to 2009
Neil McAllister, 24 Nov 21:31

Mega GP tech services framework badge awarded

Insight and Phoenix IT grab Lot 2 spot of £1.2bn procurement rig
Paul Kunert, 24 Nov 17:37

Huawei Enterprise UK helmsman Poskett sails off to Dell

Industry vet poached for enterprise solutions biz
Paul Kunert, 24 Nov 15:59
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You think the CLOUD's insecure? It's BETTER than UK.GOV's DATA CENTRES

Doing business in the cloud is more secure than owning your own data centre, Cabinet Office minister Francis Maude has claimed.
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Oracle to axe over 450 jobs in Euro support centres – sources

Exclusive Oracle is rumoured to be closing all its European support centres with less than 100 staff - a move that could affect hundreds of employees.

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

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has identified "technical and security vulnerabilities" in its £284.9m central benefits payment system - responsible for underpinning the much-maligned Universal Credit programme and processing 13 million payments each week, The Register can reveal.

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

RBS, Natwest and Ulster Bank have today been hit with a £56m fine from regulators for their IT meltdowns in 2012.

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No, silly... he was the fall guy for years of Finnish folly
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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