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Apple passcode-protects iOS 8 devices, but cops can still inhale your iCloud

Don't congratulate yourselves too soon, Apple – securobod
John Leyden, 23 Sep 08:35

Huawei buys Cambridge Internet of Things pioneer Neul

Fridge shall speak unto smartwatch
Simon Rockman, 22 Sep 16:30

Hungry Brit giant Daisy Group extends D-day for buying consortium

To buy or not to buy, that is the question facing CEO Riley & Co
Paul Kunert, 22 Sep 15:58

Huawei's top UK mobile man walks out in shock resignation

Where could former Samsung man be off to next?
Simon Rockman, 22 Sep 14:55

Bill Gates, drugs and the internet: Top 10 Larry Ellison quotes

'I certainly never expected to become rich ... this is surreal'
Gavin Clarke, 22 Sep 12:01

One-time direct sales giant Dell weds world's largest tech distie... in the UK

Do you, Dell UK, take Ingram Micro to have and to hold?
Paul Kunert, 22 Sep 11:42
Joe Tucci EMC

EMC, HP blockbuster 'merger' shocker comes a cropper

+Comment EMC has been holding secret merger talks with HP that have since stalled, according to industry sources.
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EE buys 58 Phones 4u stores for £2.5m after picking over carcass

EE has scooped up 58 Phones 4u stores from the beleaguered High Street retailer, one week after it slipped into administration.

Vodafone to buy 140 Phones 4u stores from stricken retailer

887 jobs 'preserved' in the process, says administrator PwC
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TOR users become FBI's No.1 hacking target after legal power grab

The FBI wants greater authority to hack overseas computers, according to a law professor.
Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Who's that at the door, storage box flingers? It's the hard drive makers. No, they are not smiling

Analysis Hard drive makers are, metaphorically speaking, shifting from being gunsmiths to arms dealers. In other words, their customers, who take the drives and put them in boxes, better watch out.

First day of Hurd'n'Catz at Oracle: It's dis-fur-pointing for Wall St

Database giant still not feline the love in new hardware and software sales
Neil McAllister, 18 Sep 22:26

Oracle's Larry Ellison quits as CEO – new bosses are Hurd'n'Catz

Larry to spend more time with his, er, in his CTO chair
Neil McAllister, 18 Sep 20:30

Microsoft's axeman Nadella fills baskets with 2,100 fresh heads

Round 2 of layoffs sees jobs cut company-wide
Neil McAllister, 18 Sep 19:27

Aggressive HGST hurls flashy humdingers at online archiving

Comment Sooner or later a big player's going to catch one in the eye
Chris Mellor, 18 Sep 08:57

Apple's Cook: We have never allowed g-men access to Apple servers

Only hackers can see your nude selfies, not feds
Richard Chirgwin, 18 Sep 05:31

Read IBM's note to staff announcing mandatory training and 10% pay cut

Big Blue says its outsourcing bods aren't up to snuff on buzzword tech
Neil McAllister, 17 Sep 23:42

Big Data's being held back by little talent, says Huawei head techie

Solutions? 'I don't know - but SIs could help'
Paul Kunert, 17 Sep 16:26

Cisco greedily slurps up private cloud-AAS upstart Metacloud

A small part of John Chambers' $1bn cloud play goes into action
Gavin Clarke, 17 Sep 14:28

JINGS! Microsoft Bing called Scots indyref RIGHT!

Redmond sporran metrics get one in the ten ring
Jasper Hamill, 17 Sep 13:33

CIOs: Want to find out how to break into the boardroom?

Reg Events Not at the top table? Come to our roundtable
Joe Fay, 17 Sep 12:02

UK.gov lobs another fistful of change at SME infosec nightmares

Senior Lib Dem in 'trying to be relevant' shocker. It's only taxpayers' money, after all
John Leyden, 17 Sep 10:28

Huawei: Our sales in Europe and US are TINY, admits red-faced exec

Channel recruitment plans are stalling - and US spy accusations still dog the firm
Paul Kunert, 17 Sep 09:59

Microsoft staff brace for next round of layoffs – expected Thursday

Satya Nadella, axeman of the geeks
Iain Thomson, 17 Sep 05:02

Canonical, AMD, team up with OpenStack-in-a-rack

The hyperconverged hardware market just became a little more crowded
Simon Sharwood, 17 Sep 03:33
Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos

Slough isn't fit for humans now, says Amazon. We're going to Shoreditch

Amazon has decided to say goodbye to the dismal satellite town Slough and moved its British HQ to the heart of trendy Shoreditch.

UK.gov's flagship infosec program ISN'T DELIVERING - but all's still well, say auditors

The UK's National Cyber Security Programme is not yet delivering on its much-vaunted economic benefits but is still a worthwhile exercise, according to a report by government auditors.

Retailers toast welcome return of Back2School notebook biz

The Back2School sales fest that deserted the retail notebook industry a year ago has returned with a bang… sort of.
Joe Tucci EMC

Tech starfleet: Will EMC Federation survive a Tucci departure?

Comment Will the tripartite EMC federation set up by Joe Tucci survive his retirement in six months' time?

Opinion

Houses of Parliament in night-time

Andrew Orlowski

Come on everybody, let's upload all our stuff into Government by Cloud
Joe Tucci EMC
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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

Features

Alistair Darling and Alex Salmond debate Scottish independence
You keep the call centres, Hamish, we'll take the banks
Internet of Things
Everyone loves those Things, just not on each others' terms
No email? No CRM? No Daily Mail iPad edition? You need a plan
Sinofsky's hybrid strategy looks dafter than ever
Failure to crack next-gen semiconductors threatens to set back humanity
SMEs get lip service - what they need is dinner at the Club