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Acer: 'We will be the last man standing in the PC industry'

Pics Acer's Jason Chen will give you Win10 for free
Alistair Dabbs, 27 Apr 15:14

HP in talks with unions ahead of the Big Split-Up

What's better than being a Fortune 50 company? Being two Fortune 50 companies
Paul Kunert, 27 Apr 08:03

Unisys looks to ‘streamline’ as losses increase, sales fall

‘Enhancing competitiveness’ also probably a good idea
Kat Hall, 24 Apr 16:21

Value of European outsourcing deals plummets

Folk don't want to do mega deals these days, it seems
Kat Hall, 24 Apr 14:38

Microsoft vs AWS: If you can't bark with the BIG DOGS get off the PORCH

A tight squeeze in the cloud
Gavin Clarke, 24 Apr 13:02

Hadoop ODP: No thanks says MapR, and Cloudera isn't impressed either

It benefits Hortonworks, not us
Chris Mellor, 24 Apr 11:38
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Avnet TS boss: restructuring over, no more navel gazing for us

Without the distractions of the internal restructuring Avnet Technology Solutions is making hay while the sun shines on its European customers, the global president reckons.
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Surveillance, broadband, zero hours: Tech policy in a UK hung Parliament

Election 2015 Five years after its first coalition government for decades, Britain again looks likely to refuse to elect a single party to government.

Violin playing marketing Love songs with new CMO

Mysterious hire has NetApp experience

Revenue jumps, but FalconStor still wobbly on its feet

Out of the wheelchair at least, slowly walking around
disk head crash

Disk drive shipment numbers set to spin down

Disk drive shipments have a negative CAGR, and will fall by 3.7 per cent between 2013 and 2020, said spindle motor maker Nidec.
the EVO:RAIL value prop

VMware makes vSphere licences portable to crimp EVO:RAIL costs

VMware has announced what it's calling a “vSphere Loyalty Program” that allows vSphere users to “apply their licenses to the purchase of VMware EVO:RAIL appliances from our nine Qualified EVO:RAIL Partners.”

Microsoft to offer special Surface 3 for schools

Even with reduced on-board storage, 'the cloud ate my homework' isn't going to cut it
Simon Sharwood, 24 Apr 05:02

Dell expands open networking program with new switches

IP Infusion joins Round Rock's not-quite-white-box switching plan
Simon Sharwood, 24 Apr 04:28

Microsoft: Profit DECIMATED because you people aren't buying PCs

Around 10 per cent missing from this time last year
Neil McAllister, 24 Apr 00:27

>Ring, ring< Hey Wall St. Yeah, it's Google. Yeah, bad news again, fellas

Missed analysts' expectations again. How healthy is Mountain View's cloud biz?
Neil McAllister, 23 Apr 22:38

Amazon lifts lid on AWS money factory, says it's a $5 BEEEELLION biz

But dragging retail meant it lost money for the quarter anyway
Neil McAllister, 23 Apr 21:43

Your essential guide: What to look for in today's Amazon, Google, and Microsoft earnings

Analysis IaaS indeed, it's one helluva PaaS-ing contest
Neil McAllister, 23 Apr 19:15

Citrix – Sorry, we didn't realise job cuts would knacker results

Redundancies and FX volatility cut down profits by 48%
Paul Kunert, 23 Apr 15:28

EMC's curate's egg sees revenues waiting for new product take-offs

Old storage wilts and there's not enough new stuff yet
Chris Mellor, 23 Apr 12:08

Computacenter UK giggles as cash rains on revived data centre ops

If only the French and German outfits were doing so well
Paul Kunert, 23 Apr 10:18

McLaren CIO putters sideways into Heathrow Airport

So far that's aircraft and cars for Birrell. Trains next?
Paul Kunert, 23 Apr 09:34

Banking trojan scourge gallops on, despite more fences

RSA 2015 New threats evolved in 2014, mainly aimed at the US
John Leyden, 23 Apr 08:32

Atalla the hun(ter) leads HP cloud security invasion

Partnerships provide new analytics, threat detection, cloud, mobe capabilities
Richard Chirgwin, 23 Apr 05:31

What's broken in this week's Windows 10 build? Try the Start Menu, for one

At least Visual Studio doesn't crash anymore
Neil McAllister, 23 Apr 00:39

French outsourcer Atos fattens revenues on UK public sector

UK government biz buoys otherwise flat sales
Kat Hall, 22 Apr 15:31
Raytheon Patriot

Raytheon borgs Websense to create cybersecurity behemoth

Defence giant Raytheon has agreed a deal with Vista Equity Partners to form a new company combining Websense with Raytheon Cyber Products. The new joint venture (Raysense? Webtheon?) will combine Raytheon Cyber Products with Websense's TRITON line of web filtering and other enterprise security products.

Seagate's third quarter results looking lacklustre as profits tumble

Seagate has reported year-on-year declines in third-quarter revenue and profit, as notebook enhancements went unnoticed.
Shopping trolley. Pic: Mikey, Flickr

Coms: Yes, we DID appoint advisors to flog off our voice biz

Troubled London-listed Coms plc has publicly stated it is working with a business advisor to carve off part of its operation, following an El Chan report that it called upon Knight Corporate Finance (KCF) to sell its voice division.
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HP's $3 BEELLLION Aruba buy ‘significantly undervalues’ wireless operator

Hewlett-Packard’s proposed $3 billion purchase of wireless mobile specialist Aruba Networks is facing a legal hurdle.

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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