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Symantec sources claim exec teams in place by April Fools' Day

Have you heard the one about the Veritas brand being dug up?
Paul Kunert, 26 Jan 14:01

Ex-G-Cloud bigwig Chant weighs in on GDS' framework rebrand

But, but... we won 'hearts and minds'
Kat Hall, 26 Jan 13:25

Brightstar deal means Post Office mobile network could be a thing

A dozen stamps, some parcel tape and a new SIM, please
Simon Rockman, 26 Jan 12:44

Shareholders pen outraged letter about Ellison's bulging package

Plus the Board never pays attention to us, SEC told
Kat Hall, 26 Jan 11:25

Official: Whiteboxer Super Micro is a $2bn server company

+Comment First $500 million quarter
Chris Mellor, 26 Jan 09:26

Why so tax-shy, big tech firms? – Bank of England governor

Carney concerned over Rise of the machines, too
Kat Hall, 23 Jan 15:57
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All-flash case rehash: Modus vs Nimbus lawyers off to DC

Modus, a customer of all-flash array startup Nimbus Data, has failed to have Nimbus’ suit against it for breach of contract dismissed.
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Microsoft raids Symantec, snaps up UK licensing sales head

Microsoft has confirmed what the channel already knew: Jay Epton, Symantec director of new routes to market for the UK and Ireland, will be moving across to head up enterprise licensing resellers.

What was Tim Cook worth to Apple in 2014? $9 MILLION, apparently

CEO handed bulging package after 'extraordinary' year

Gov.UK inhaled G-Cloud, spat out framework – ex-lead claims

Original team member claims there are 'vision' problems

Telefónica to offload O2 to Three daddy Hutchison for £10.25bn

Telefónica confirmed this morning it has entered into an “exclusivity agreement” with Hutchison Whampoa that could see it offload subsidiary O2 for up to £10.25bn in cash.
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Seagate's spinning rust most likely to crash, claims backup biz

Online backup bods Backblaze have found Seagate hard disks fail much more than other suppliers, although recent improvements have redressed the situation.

Symantec data centre security software has security holes

Stop face-palming and start patching - the fixes are out there
Darren Pauli, 23 Jan 08:33

Never mind those touch apps, full Office 2016 is coming this year

Both Windows and OS X to get desktop suite revamps in 2015
Neil McAllister, 23 Jan 07:58

Amazon gobbles chips firm Annapurna to speed up cloudy data centers

Stealth firm could solve networking costs conundrum for AWS
Neil McAllister, 23 Jan 01:17

Is Windows RT not invited to the Windows 10 upgrade party?

Redmond says ARM-based OS to get just 'some of the functionality'
Neil McAllister, 22 Jan 21:12

Daisy Group: we'll double our biz inside 5 years

Former AIM-listed biz goes private, gets ready to welcome new CEO
Paul Kunert, 22 Jan 18:51

Avnet sales slip but EMEA operation's off the hook - for now

Q2 fiscal '15 top and bottom line slippage. Damn components in Asia
Paul Kunert, 22 Jan 16:32

Dell director Poskett leaves Dell for new role at … Dell

Luckily, he’ll still be ‘leveraging his extensive experience’. Phew
Paul Kunert, 22 Jan 15:39

Free Windows 10 could mean the END for Microsoft and the PC biz

Analysis Satya Nadella's great price-slash gamble
Gavin Clarke, 22 Jan 12:47

ULLtraDIMM dam plus inventory oops smacks SanDisk’s Q4 growth

+Comment Customer departure didn't help either
Chris Mellor, 22 Jan 12:31

FIVE Things (NOT 10: these are REAL) from the WINDOWS 10 event

Analysis Microsoft Operation Relevance – how’s it doing?
Andrew Orlowski, 22 Jan 11:59

EMC parachutes EMEA bigwig into UK boss role

Only temporary, says PR man, as we 'figure out our options'
Paul Kunert, 22 Jan 10:59

2015 and IBM: But it wasn't supposed to be like this...

Big Blue's lost year
Gavin Clarke, 22 Jan 10:06

Oracle opens Uncle Larry's cut-price bit barn emporium

Weary of price vs. performance arguments, Big Red undercuts everyone
Simon Sharwood, 21 Jan 23:59

Microsoft will give away Windows 10 FREE - for ONE year

Plus, Cortana gets 'Yoda mode'
Iain Thomson, 21 Jan 17:46

Pull up the Windows 10 duvet and pretend Win8 and Vista were BAD DREAMS

Each time there’s a new version of Windows, Microsoft bills it as “the best Windows yet," understandably enough.
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SimpliVity claims fivefold sales boost, hugs Cisco tightly

Sysadmin blog Things are looking up for hyperconverged vendor SimpliVity, which reported record growth in 2014 on the back of a number of strategic wins and a key partnership with Cisco.
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Oracle adds Osama Bin Laden's NEMESIS to board

Oracle has added Leon Panetta, a former US secretary of defence and director of the central intelligence agency (CIA), to its board.

Oracle E-Business suite wide open to database attack

Clear some time in you diary and drink an extra coffee, sysadmins: a top hacker has warned that Oracle will tomorrow patch a horror bug that needs urgent attention.

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