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The firm that swallowed the Sun: Is Oracle happy as Larry with hardware and systems?

Oracle-Sun anniversary One swallow didn't make a summer
Chris Mellor, 27 Jan 10:03

There's life after Oracle, but very little left in Oracle's reseller channel

Oracle-Sun anniversary Five years on, what did Larry's lot do to Sun's partner network?
Paul Kunert, 27 Jan 09:06

HP reveals which execs have a chair once the splitting music stops

Whitman and Weiseler confirmed as heads of Enterprise and HP Inc.
Simon Sharwood, 27 Jan 05:02

Microsoft revenues bring SUNSHINE - but it's a CLOUDY DAY

Stock market not feeling Redmond's way
Neil McAllister, 26 Jan 23:58

Seagate belches, chomps down another greenback burger

Storage biz's margins slowly but steadily embiggen
Chris Mellor, 26 Jan 17:21

IBM to cut '118k jobs worldwide' – report claims

Updated No comment from Big Blue or our sources, though
Paul Kunert, 26 Jan 15:43

Symantec sources claim exec teams in place by April Fools' Day

Symantec execs will line up under the classic security or information management divisions from April Fools’ Day – no, seriously – amid talk that senior management may revive the Veritas storage brand.
Parliament in the clouds

Ex-G-Cloud bigwig Chant weighs in on GDS' framework rebrand

Former G-Cloud head Chris Chant has entered the growing row over the status of the framework under the UK's Government Digital Service (GDS), criticising its decision to ditch a brand "that has won hearts and minds".

Brightstar deal means Post Office mobile network could be a thing

A dozen stamps, some parcel tape and a new SIM, please

Shareholders pen outraged letter about Ellison's bulging package

Plus the Board never pays attention to us, SEC told
CPUs in a FatTwin

Official: Whiteboxer Super Micro is a $2bn server company

+Comment Commodity server vendor Super Micro has reached a $2bn run rate with its latest quarter's results.
Money

Why so tax-shy, big tech firms? – Bank of England governor

The governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, has singled out technology companies as being among the worst offenders for tax avoidance.

All-flash case rehash: Modus vs Nimbus lawyers off to DC

Venue moved from California
Chris Mellor, 23 Jan 13:08

Microsoft raids Symantec, snaps up UK licensing sales head

It's a ‘mobile first, cloud first’ world
Paul Kunert, 23 Jan 12:46

What was Tim Cook worth to Apple in 2014? $9 MILLION, apparently

CEO handed bulging package after 'extraordinary' year
Kat Hall, 23 Jan 12:14

Gov.UK inhaled G-Cloud, spat out framework – ex-lead claims

Original team member claims there are 'vision' problems
Kat Hall, 23 Jan 11:02

Telefónica to offload O2 to Three daddy Hutchison for £10.25bn

Talks reported last week, confirmed on Friday
Paul Kunert, 23 Jan 09:32

Seagate's spinning rust most likely to crash, claims backup biz

PLEASE! They're using consumer drives in enterprise gear, says firm
Chris Mellor, 23 Jan 09:03

Symantec data centre security software has security holes

Stop face-palming and start patching - the fixes are out there
Darren Pauli, 23 Jan 08:33

Never mind those touch apps, full Office 2016 is coming this year

Both Windows and OS X to get desktop suite revamps in 2015
Neil McAllister, 23 Jan 07:58

Amazon gobbles chips firm Annapurna to speed up cloudy data centers

Stealth firm could solve networking costs conundrum for AWS
Neil McAllister, 23 Jan 01:17

Is Windows RT not invited to the Windows 10 upgrade party?

Redmond says ARM-based OS to get just 'some of the functionality'
Neil McAllister, 22 Jan 21:12

Daisy Group: we'll double our biz inside 5 years

Former AIM-listed biz goes private, gets ready to welcome new CEO
Paul Kunert, 22 Jan 18:51

Avnet sales slip but EMEA operation's off the hook - for now

Q2 fiscal '15 top and bottom line slippage. Damn components in Asia
Paul Kunert, 22 Jan 16:32

Dell director Poskett leaves Dell for new role at … Dell

Luckily, he’ll still be ‘leveraging his extensive experience’. Phew
Paul Kunert, 22 Jan 15:39

Free Windows 10 could mean the END for Microsoft and the PC biz

Analysis Satya Nadella's great price-slash gamble
Gavin Clarke, 22 Jan 12:47

ONE in A HUNDRED reported bugs exploited, says Cisco

Cisco's latest annual security report has found a mix of the usual things and emerging trends: people are still naive, there's too much unpatched software out there, and there are new threat types emerging as attackers respond to defences.

Google reveals bug Microsoft says is mere gnat

Google has reported a local file flaw affecting Windows 7 and 8.1 32 and 64 -bit systems in the third vulnerability dropped since a spat with Microsoft erupted last week.
Red pen

Big Blue bleeds more red in Q4, promises better days to come

The fourth quarter of IBM's fiscal 2014 was a disappointing cap on a year that saw Big Blue's revenues and income both decline significantly since 2013.
sap security vulnerabilities

SAP’s cloudy future prompts a dip in profit forecast

German software giant SAP has cut its profit margin forecast for 2017, as its cloud offering is set to take off and dent the company's (still-bulging) pockets.

Opinion

Lost

Jennifer Baker

European Commission still silent despite Ireland's plea

Neil McAllister

Claims that cloud will drive Oracle's future growth ring hollow
Pure Storage array

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