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Microsoft confirms secret Surface will never see the light of day

Microsoft's form 8-K records decision 'not to ship a new form factor'
Simon Sharwood, 24 Jul 02:29

vBlock user says EMC bug slipped through VCE's matrix

Just how integrated is integrated infrastructure?
Simon Sharwood, 24 Jul 01:31

IBM soups up SoftLayer for supers with Infiniband tech

Amazon-beating, Google-ganking, Microsoft-muddling high-speed IO lands
Jack Clark, 23 Jul 21:22

Microsoft: We're building ONE TRUE WINDOWS to rule us all

+Analysis Enterprise, Windows still power firm's shaky money-maker
Gavin Clarke, 23 Jul 18:31

EMC revenues are up. But, hey Joe, I heard you shot your profits down...

Second quarter results: It's good, and it's, er, not so good
Chris Mellor, 23 Jul 17:03

Microsoft unsheathes cheap Android-killer: Behold, the Lumia 530

Say it with us: I'm King of the Landfill-ill-ill-ill
Andrew Orlowski, 23 Jul 13:33
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Capita: We've spent £150m on acquisitions... SHOW US the MONEY

Serial acquirer Capita IT Services reported a low-single digit revenue jump for the first half of calendar 2014, but given the numerous acquisitions made this looks to be something of a commercial damp squib.

HP's Machine and IBM's $3bn R&D splash – aka how to survive Google

Comment IBM and HP are trying to invent their way out of severe problems that lurk in their future.

HP and Microsoft prove it again: Big Business Doesn't Create Jobs

Worstall on Wednesday SMEs get lip service - what they need is dinner at the Club

UK government officially adopts Open Document Format

Microsoft insurgency fails, earns snarky remark from UK digital services head
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Nadella: Apps must run on ALL WINDOWS – on PCs, slabs and mobes

Analysis Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella talked up the big changes he has in store for the company during a conference call with financial analysts on Tuesday. Among his plans are "universal" apps that can run on any Windows platform.
Apple signs for auction

18,000 Apple employees could get bite of profits with class-action lawsuit

A lawsuit against Apple by disgruntled employees has just been granted class-action status, potentially creating a payday for staff who say the firm held back their wages and stopped them from taking rest breaks.

Android ransomware demands 12x more cash, targets English-speakers

FBI child-abuse warning shake-down gets more sophisticated
John Leyden, 23 Jul 02:02

Chips are down at Broadcom: Thousands of workers laid off

Cellphone baseband device biz shuttered
Richard Chirgwin, 23 Jul 01:32

iPad? More like iFAD: Now we know why Apple ran off to IBM

But never fear fanbois, you're still lapping up iPhones, Macs
Shaun Nichols, 22 Jul 23:59

How's VMware doing? Like a bull in a China shop, boasts virty beast

Growth in Middle Kingdom plus beans spilled on software-defined networking cash
Jack Clark, 22 Jul 23:22

SAP gets into OpenStack bed with... ORACLE? (and 100 others)

Splurges $25k to get a seat at the open-source cloud project's marketing table
Jack Clark, 22 Jul 21:58

Microsoft bags more BUCKS – but profit's flat as Nadella waves axe

Earnings for Q4 narrowly miss estimates after Nokia gobble
Neil McAllister, 22 Jul 21:37

Fujitsu and Capgemini's giga-quid HMRC lashup given drubbing by govt auditors

Fatcats slapped for 'depressing' outsource bill
Paul Kunert, 22 Jul 16:13

Home Office threw £347m in the bin on failed asylum processing IT project

Shiny new bin ready for new £208m programme
Paul Kunert, 22 Jul 13:16

EMC boss Tucci’s last battle: Stopping a forced VMware selloff

Analysis Elliott Management sinks its teeth into retiring godhead
Chris Mellor, 22 Jul 12:42

Experts gathered round corpse of PC market: It's ALIVE! Alive, we tell you

Give it another blast with the XP defibrillator! Clear! >BZZZT<
Paul Kunert, 22 Jul 10:29

SAP: It was our Big Data software wot won it for Germany

Vorsprung durch grossendatatechnik, as we like to say in Germany
Gavin Clarke, 22 Jul 08:56

Dell and Unitrends both bulk up their backup

Extra options should you suffer a ROBO apocalypse
Chris Mellor, 22 Jul 07:58

Microsoft's MCSE and MCSD will become HARDER to win

Redmond decides it won't replace Masters certifications, so lesser certs get more rigour
Simon Sharwood, 22 Jul 05:28

Autonomy's ex-chief beancounter tries to kill HP investor settlement

Tech titan trying to 'forever bury' multi-billion writedown, claims bloke
Jack Clark, 21 Jul 23:39

X marks the chop: Microsoft takes axe to Nokia's Android venture

Microsoft's Android phones are the latest casualty of the company's axe. The X range was only launched in February this year, before the acquisition of Nokia's devices unit had been completed, but the mutant 'droids will soon be phased out, says CEO Satya Nadella.

Microsoft swings axe at 18,000 bods in its largest ever round of layoffs

Microsoft is preparing to lay off as many as 18,000 workers – the biggest loss of heads in the software giant’s history – and the Nokia unit is bearing the brunt.

Kaboom: Delayed patent bomb hits SAP in the Q2 profit

Sales of new software for SAP saw a minor improvement this spring while cloud grew so fast the giant has upped its estimated figures for the year.
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Wham, bam, thank you NAND: SanDisk SSD sales soar

SanDisk sales are booming, based on its NAND foundry integration and well-executed move into enterprise storage.

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella
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Chris Mellor

Elliott Management sinks its teeth into retiring godhead
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Tom Pappas

We all know hardware lasts longer than 3 years so why bin good kit?
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Failure to crack next-gen semiconductors threatens to set back humanity
SMEs get lip service - what they need is dinner at the Club
SAP Match Insights
Vorsprung durch grossendatatechnik, as we like to say in Germany
Inside the Google Lab where surgeons prepare the human/dog experiment
Big Blue exec tells El Reg what to keep an eye on
Windows 8.1 Update Start Screen
As good as it gets, for now
Is everything fatally borked? Not quite, say security godheads