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Speedy software upstart PernixData showered in gold by expectant VCs

Whippersnapper gulps down initial funding, greedily tucks into second helping
Chris Mellor, 20 Aug 17:04

Samsung bags second Internet of Home Stuff home firm in a week

US electronics division slurps heating and A/C distie Quietside

Stand clear! Will HTC's One act as a defibrillator for Windows Phone?

Analysis Low end success, high end boredom
Andrew Orlowski, 20 Aug 15:33

Can it be true? A BIG DATA benchmark? Yes, says TPC

Vendor-neutral stats for tech's biggest meaningless buzzword
Chris Mellor, 20 Aug 14:02

AMD slaps 'Radeon' label on Tosh flash: >Beard stroke< Hmm, cunning ...

Hey, you wanna SSD with that graphics card, man?
Chris Mellor, 19 Aug 13:27

Nexenta reckons it has Edge in squeezing your object storage BLOB

Dedupe for the little guy, not just the tech titan
Chris Mellor, 19 Aug 13:03

Apple takes blade to 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display

Review This is getting to be a habit. So far this year we’ve seen £100 lopped off the price of the updated iMac and MacBook Air, and now it’s the MacBook Pro’s turn to get the price-cut treatment.
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Object storage bods Exablox: RAID is dead, baby. RAID is dead

Object storage supplier Exablox has provided a file interface to its OneBlox object store, which is basically a Drobo-style BYOD store - Bring Your Own Disks.

Code42 seeks channel partners for LTR, much TLC on offer

Small print: They want 300 of you lovely people

Reg man grills HP Software big cheese

Youngjohns reveals plan to harden up software sales
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US regulators OK sale of IBM's x86 server biz to Lenovo

US regulators have given the thumbs-up to IBM's sale of its x86-based System x server business to China's Lenovo, Big Blue announced on Friday.
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Rimini Street promises 'business as usual' after Oracle IP judgment

Software support specialist Rimini Street has promised it's "business as usual" despite suffering a setback in its ongoing intellectual property dispute with Larry Ellison's Oracle.

Samsung slurps Internet of Home Stuff upstart SmartThings

Korean chaebol nabs home automation platform for rumoured $200m

Cisco prepares to take $700m hit to make 6,000 layoffs

Fiscal 2015 pain includes severance pay and benefits

EMC customer? You can only buy from third-party sales bods now

Firm plans to pull direct reps' sales tool
Paul Kunert, 15 Aug 13:17

eBay in talks with Bitcoin firms about payments processing

Online bazaar's Braintree subsidiary chatting up Coinbase and others

Microsoft punts FREE Office 365 mail migration, but some are not chuffed with the idea

Mmm, drink from our delicious fountain o' cash, partners
Paul Kunert, 15 Aug 11:29

Brits' BORKED Samsung kit held up after repair centre slips into administration

What ... you don't know where my borked slab's gone?

Oracle claims knockout blow in IP lawsuit

Judge says Rimini Street pinched Larry's goodies
Simon Sharwood, 15 Aug 07:28

Visual Studio Online goes titsup as Microsoft wrestles with database

Updated Cortana, what does 'multi-region full service interruption' mean?
Neil McAllister, 14 Aug 19:42

Lenovo posts an INCREASE in desktop PC and notebook sales

Death of the PC market may have been exaggerated, reckons Chinese firm
Gavin Clarke, 14 Aug 13:04

NetApp: Revenues are down – but own brand kit wasn't to blame

If it weren't for those pesky OEMmers...
Chris Mellor, 14 Aug 12:03

Dragons' Den man and co-CEO to work for FREE at loss-making Outsourcery

'Salary sacrifice' among measures to find £4.5m in working capital
Paul Kunert, 14 Aug 10:27

Restatements HURT. Just ask global mega distie Tech Data how it's going for them

Pressure to perform for stock market bearing down on disties
Felipe Costa, 14 Aug 09:29

Hey, biz bods: OpenStack will be worth $3.3bn by 2018

Anything that simple to use has got to be complex to set up
Michael Cote, 14 Aug 08:28

Avago divests another chunk of LSI to Intel

Chipzilla splashes US$650 million for Axxia
Richard Chirgwin, 14 Aug 04:26

Secretive Apple's super-secret university is full of BULL chic – leakers

Loose-lipped peeps have provided a rare glimpse into Apple's internal training college.

IBM takes a shine to Lighthouse, gobbles bouncer-in-the-cloud biz

IBM has acquired upstart Lighthouse Security Group, which lets sysadmins manage user accounts and identities in an off-premises cloud.
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Would you rip'n'replace your IT for Simplivity kit? Upstart reckons so

Blocks and Files Simplivity makes scale-out converged server-storage Omnicubes, and you have to rip-and-replace your IT infrastructure to make the best use of them. This sounds like a hard sell, but many of its customers are doing just that as the startup heads towards a $200m run-rate.

Oh, Emulex: Another quarter, yet more red-splattered results

Emulex results were dismal, never mind what president and CEO Jeff Benck said about achieving "the high end of our revenue guidance." Revenues were down and losses deeper for its fourth fiscal 2014 quarter - ended June 29 - and for the full year.

Opinion

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Felipe Costa

Pressure to perform for stock market bearing down on disties
Columns of coins in the cloud

Michael Cote

Anything that simple to use has got to be complex to set up
Internet of Things

Gavin Clarke

This time, Larry's Oracle is going after the networking giants
No Sale
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