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Apple’s $700 BEEELLION market cap makes it more valuable than Switzerland

Cuckoo clocks and cheese no match for iThings
Jasper Hamill, 26 Nov 14:02

Fat upstart Nimble embiggens revenues by 77% in ONE quarter

Even their losses are levelling off. You listening, NetApp?
Chris Mellor, 26 Nov 13:38

Can't flog software for love nor money? UK mega-reseller Softcat probably ate your lunch

UK firm hits £500m sales milestone
Paul Kunert, 26 Nov 12:16

Universal Credit CRISIS: Up to £200m in IT spend WASTED – NAO

Get ready for a write-off, say auditors
Kat Hall, 26 Nov 11:16

As-a-service upstarts will KILL OFF THE CORPORATES?

Worstall on Wednesday Um, NOT BLOODY LIKELY!
Tim Worstall, 26 Nov 09:04

Why did it take antivirus giants YEARS to drill into super-scary Regin? Symantec responds...

FYI this isn't just going to target Windows, Linux and OS X fans
Iain Thomson, 26 Nov 06:21
The invitation for the Windows 8 launch in October 2012

IDC predicts iPad sales crash, says Win 8 is killing 2-in-1 Typoslabs

Market-watcher IDC has bad news for vendors of fondleslabs and two-in-one Typoslabs like Microsoft's Surface: sales of the former are going to slow markedly and punters are avoiding the latter because of Windows 8.
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HP biz split latest: 'I'm excited!' says CEO as investors exchange nervous looks

HP performed about as well as the analysts expected for the fourth quarter of its fiscal 2014, which is to say it was another difficult quarter that put the cap on what has been a trying year for the tarnished tech titan.

KCOM Group results hit by Phones4U woes

But flaky PSN demand and slowing carrier biz didn't help

Soz Europe: IBM to delay System X Lenovo switchover for a month

Big Blue moves to avoid potential calamity

C'mon, Brocade: QLogic's left the Fibre Channel game. Flat revenues again?

Analysis Brocade is a member of the flat revenue Earth society, with its mix of annual and quarterly Fibre Channel and Ethernet revenues hardly changing between last year and this year.
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Lenovo: We'll say HELLO MOTO to profits in 18 months

Lenovo is looking to do for Motorola mobiles what it did for the IBM Thinkpad, kicking life into the products and making the company profitable.

Don't fret: Flash array fiddler Violin sees revenue rise, losses dip

CEO DeNuccio: Concerto will have their ears
Chris Mellor, 25 Nov 15:04

Phoenix IT Group CEO: Turnarounds don't happen overnight

Turnover slips ... but hey, revenue is vanity. Profit's up
Paul Kunert, 25 Nov 13:18

Hungry Advanced Computer Software gets swallowed for £725m

Private equity firm likely to be eyeing ACS's margins
Kat Hall, 25 Nov 12:28

Bank of England: What's all this then, CHAPS? Review to get a grip on IT cockup

Important payments were processed manually
Kat Hall, 25 Nov 11:16

Huawei's and ZTE's SDN embrace: soft power in vendor-land

Could SDN alignments be a subtle 'trust us, we're open' move?
Richard Chirgwin, 25 Nov 02:58

How secure is Docker? If you're not running version 1.3.2, NOT VERY

UPGRADE NOW to fix vuln found in all previous versions
Neil McAllister, 25 Nov 00:01

Regin: The super-spyware the security industry has been silent about

NSA fingered as likely source of complex malware family
Iain Thomson, 24 Nov 22:18

US taxmen won't say WHY they're probing Microsoft. So Redmond is suing the IRS

Auditors very interested in what happened in 2004 to 2009
Neil McAllister, 24 Nov 21:31

Mega GP tech services framework badge awarded

Insight and Phoenix IT grab Lot 2 spot of £1.2bn procurement rig
Paul Kunert, 24 Nov 17:37

Huawei Enterprise UK helmsman Poskett sails off to Dell

Industry vet poached for enterprise solutions biz
Paul Kunert, 24 Nov 15:59

HDS, HP leapfrog NetApp in the land of the MAGIC QUADRANT

Gartner points to critical capabilities for decision
Chris Mellor, 24 Nov 14:13

BT in talks to RE-SLURP O2 after spitting it out a decade ago

In talks with Spanish owner Telefonica

Logicalis splits with UK sales director Brooker after five months

'So long and thanks for all the cheese'
Paul Kunert, 24 Nov 12:48

Bubble-licious: Good times here again for UK tech startups – research

VCs pumping in that money like it's 2001
Kat Hall, 24 Nov 12:39

Azure TITSUP caused by INFINITE LOOP

The post via Tor (right) and what Aussies saw. © The Register
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Official: European members prefer to fondle Apple iPads

The European Parliament’s IT department is attempting to drag MEPs kicking and screaming into the digital age… by letting them play with the latest tablets.

Seagate connects Hadoop and Lustre in an open sourcery ceremony

Seagate has written a Hadoop connector for Lustre, meaning Hadoop-using systems can now fetch data from a Lustre parallel file system array, as part of a small contribution by the US data storage company to an open source world.
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All-singing-all-dancing hyperconverged Maxta gets Cisco's blessing

Maxta has announced the launch of its MxSP, the first Cisco-certified hyper-converged system to run on UCS C-Series servers and support metro-distance clusters.

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No, silly... he was the fall guy for years of Finnish folly
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Microsoft's strategy is to make Store apps popular. Good luck with that
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You keep the call centres, Hamish, we'll take the banks
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Everyone loves those Things, just not on each others' terms