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Lenovo: We SWEAR we're done with bloatware, adware and scumware

By Windows 10 launch our systems will be PURE, honest
Iain Thomson, 27 Feb 16:14

BP: Oil prices crashed, so must our ICT budget

Sources say suppliers to be squeezed to help save biz $300m
Paul Kunert, 27 Feb 15:59

SCC bags universal credit hosting contract

DWP chucks more money at car crash of a programme
Kat Hall, 27 Feb 14:58

Nimble revenue diet gets fibre supplement

Losses are lessening, but can it get the result it wants
Chris Mellor, 27 Feb 13:45

ANOTHER shake-up at HP Enterprise Services

Big Cheeses moved around
Paul Kunert, 27 Feb 13:06

Ingram Micro: Damn you Europe for our ghastly margins

Sales soar globally, but forex, retail PC price erosion weigh
Paul Kunert, 27 Feb 12:26

Flashy upstarts facing IPO pressure. Get on with it then

Comment Conventional wisdom has it that VC-funded tech start-ups get acquired or, hopefully, go through an IPO to become successful stand-alone companies. However, such may not be the fate of the five main surviving all-flash array (AFA) vendors in the face of fast and furious mainstream supplier reaction to their success.

NTT Com Security to wed UK cyber specialist Nebulas, say sources

NTT Com Security is to acquire rapidly growing London-based Nebulas Solutions Group, according to well-placed industry tipsters.

TalkTalk 'fesses up to MEGA data breach

Noticed an increase in scamming late last year

To beat Oracle, find jurors who care about Leisure Suit Larry not Larry Ellison

Support upstart Rimini Street's secret allies are Nevada jurors
IBM Headquarters, Armonk, NY

If in doubt, blow $4bn: IBM says it will fatten up on cloud, mobile, Big Data cake by 2018

IBM is betting billions that it can claw its way back to growth by focusing on what it calls its "strategic imperatives," including cloud, data analytics, mobility, social networking, and security.

Colt sales slide, profits turn to mush in shiny new cloudy world

A double-digit sales crash in the carrier voice division led top-line declines at Colt in 2014, as a series of one-off costs – including a major restructuring programme – downed profit.

Ex-Logica beancounter pleads guilty to insider trading

CGI takeover info netted man £30k in ill-gotten gains
Kat Hall, 26 Feb 17:28

Mark Starkey quits Logicalis UK

Exclusive Family illness made exec 'realise life is very short'
Paul Kunert, 26 Feb 16:55

SOLD: Emulex – for 34% less than shareholders were offered 6 years ago

Comment Avago has a go, wins neat $606m deal
Chris Mellor, 26 Feb 16:25

Soz, HP. IBM has out-mega-dealed you – tech analyst

But Big Blue still needs to hit the SMAC stack
Kat Hall, 26 Feb 15:28

Outsourcery wins first G-Cloud deal, justifies spot on SME panel

Boss Linney says small biz has 'no God-given right' to win deals
Paul Kunert, 26 Feb 14:57

Salesforce boss: One day I'll run a $10bn... er, software biz?

Benioff boasts: SAP and Oracle can kiss my chuddies
Gavin Clarke, 26 Feb 13:26

Britain needs more tech immigrants, quango tells UK.gov

Time to practise those burger-flipping skills, coders
Andrew Orlowski, 26 Feb 10:31

Gamma Global goes titsup after running out of cash

No buyer for the biz, only stock and furniture for sale as broker shuts after 25 years
Paul Kunert, 26 Feb 10:01

And the buggiest OS provider award goes to ... APPLE?

Count of 2014's flaws finds more nasties in Mac OS and iOS than in Windows or Linux
Darren Pauli, 26 Feb 07:58

HP sets net to snare Aruba: reports

Seeks top-up to WiFi business
Richard Chirgwin, 26 Feb 01:58

SIM hack scandal biz Gemalto: Everything's fine ... Security industry: No, it's really not

Why so confident, infosec bods wonder
Iain Thomson, 25 Feb 23:43

Oh No, Lenovo! Lizard Squad on the attack, flashes swiped emails

Updated Emo-takeover better not be a viral marketing stunt to win our hearts
Shaun Nichols, 25 Feb 21:59

What exchange rate blues? Our storage revs have grown – HP

Comment Don't know what the rest of you are doing, but...
Chris Mellor, 25 Feb 19:02

Big data = big loss for Hadoop-flinger Hortonworks

Professional services the future, for now
Gavin Clarke, 25 Feb 15:01

Give us a week to GUT Superfish, begs Lenovo CTO

Lenovo's chief technology officer Peter Hortensius has issued another statement on how the company plans to handle Superfish.
Marten Mickos, photo: Andrew Smart of AC Cooper

HP cloud reorg shock: Ex-Eucalyptus boss Mårten Mickos backs off

Leadership at HP's cloud division is in flux once again, with senior vice president Mårten Mickos backing away from day-to-day operations of the unit and familiar faces stepping up to take his place.
Beer taps at a pub. Via http://www.freeimages.com/

Last round, folks: Dell 'n' pals pull out wallets as Nexenta preps for IPO

Nexenta is clearly keen to be top dog of the software-defined storage world. After reportedly experiencing 100 per cent year-on-year growth from 2013 to 2014, Nexenta says it is gearing up for an IPO in the next 18 months or so – with channel and geographic expansion and a final funding round coming.
The XM-25 wireless smartshell gun in an Army press shot

EMC looks to military to swell ranks of sales and techie army

EMC is trying to close the skills gap by recruiting the next wave of sales and technical personnel from the armed forces, training steely eyed military leavers for a life on Civvy Street… well, flogging storage.

Opinion

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
Lost

Jennifer Baker

European Commission still silent despite Ireland's plea

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