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

Ginni eyes $40bn-a-year sales
Neil McAllister, 26 Feb 23:57

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

Medium-term forecast? Sorry, never heard of it
Paul Kunert, 26 Feb 18:31

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

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
Marc Benioff of Salesforce. Pic: Techcrunch

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

Marc Benioff has accused the world’s largest business software maker and the industry’s biggest database firm of not cutting the mustard on Salesforce's cloudy home turf.
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Britain needs more tech immigrants, quango tells UK.gov

The government's migration quango says the UK needs more immigrants from outside the EU in four key IT areas, namely senior developers, product managers, network security specialists and "data scientists"*.

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

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

HP sets net to snare Aruba: reports

HP looks like breaking its long embargo on large acquisitions by snaffling Aruba Networks, according to emerging reports.
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SIM hack scandal biz Gemalto: Everything's fine ... Security industry: No, it's really not

Six days ago Gemalto, the world's largest SIM card manufacturer, was told that back in 2010 it had been ransacked by NSA and GCHQ hackers. Today the company gave itself the all-clear: no encryption keys, used to secure phone calls from eavesdroppers, were stolen, it claims.

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

Chaos reigns as Coms plc CEO tries (fails) to stage boardroom coup

London-listed biz questions chief's purchase of 20k shares
Paul Kunert, 25 Feb 14:02

Azlan UK boss made 'redundant' amid restructure

Gareth Hansford confirms split, looks for next role in channel
Paul Kunert, 25 Feb 13:33

Soz SMEs, we're not interested in your direct biz

Gov fudges overall small biz spend figures, claims success
Kat Hall, 25 Feb 12:34

Gemalto: NSA, GCHQ hacked us – but didn't snatch crucial SIM keys

'Investigation' admits to attacks, but says phone crypto secrets stayed secure
Simon Sharwood, 25 Feb 08:00

C’mon Lenovo. Superfish hooked, but Pokki Start Menu still roaming free

Reg reader up in arms about bundled bloatware
John Leyden, 25 Feb 07:28

Bloody TECH GIANTS... all they do is WASTE investors' MONEY

Worstall on Wednesday ... and thank heavens they do
Tim Worstall, 25 Feb 07:04

Juniper okays Elliott Management's board nominees

Figure out a strategy, boys, says activist investor
Richard Chirgwin, 25 Feb 06:30

Lenovo CTO: Hey, look around – we're not the only ones with a crapware infection

Friday is D-Day for PC lobber to regain trust
Iain Thomson, 25 Feb 01:58

Sales of HP notebooks and servers are UP! And that's all the good news

Guess the bad news
Neil McAllister, 24 Feb 23:33

Deutsche Bank pens cloudy infrastructure deal with HP

10-year, multi-billion dollar outsourcing gig for data centre services
Paul Kunert, 24 Feb 17:37

Fears mount over future of hardware distributor Gamma Global

HP, APC and Cisco kit purveyor yet to comment
Paul Kunert, 24 Feb 13:31
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Check Point buys bare-metal security upstart Hyperwise

Check Point has pounced early to buy up stealth-mode security startup Hyperwise, which does sandboxing on the CPU itself rather than in the OS.
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Rackspace posts double-digit jump in sales and profits

Cloud purveyor Rackspace clocked up sales of $1.79bn (£1.16bn) for its full-year 2014, a 17 per cent increase on 2013, while net income rose 28 per cent to $110m (£73.1m).

HP Split: Naming the big dogs for new-look giant

Exclusive More pieces of HP’s management puzzle are being slotted into place at a country and regional level, ahead of the major split in the corporation planned for October.

Speaking in Tech: C'mon, Gartner... PRIVATE CLOUD DENIAL?

Podcast Podcast This episode of El Reg's talk-tastic techcast is hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week the crew tackles private cloud deniers, Amazon's drone problem and bit rot. Their special guest is Jody Tyrus, senior technical architect, Security at California's E & J Gallo Winery.

Opinion

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

Neil McAllister

Claims that cloud will drive Oracle's future growth ring hollow

Features

Funnel of cash. Credit: via SXC – http://www.sxc.hu/profile/Leonardini
You see a diversity tickbox nightmare, I see human beings
hands waving dollar bills in the air
AWS and Salesforce match up to Ellison's hardware
Five years on, what did Larry's lot do to Sun's partner network?
But here's why we're (probably) not staring at a crash