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Spinning rust into gold: WD profit grows ... though sales dip

+Comment Rival Seagate being outsold by Milligan’s Mob
Chris Mellor, 28 Jan 13:04

Spartan on Windows 7? Microsoft is 'watching demand'

Extensions plan coming
Gavin Clarke, 28 Jan 12:34

Hungry UK IT biz, VC firm to swallow former Ericsson arm Damovo – sources

Daisy Group to take UK ops, Oakley Capital the rest: tipsters
Paul Kunert, 28 Jan 11:02

Five years of Sun software under Oracle: Were the critics right?

Oracle-Sun anniversary They said Java, MySQL and Solaris were all doomed
Neil McAllister, 28 Jan 10:02

Win Sun, lose Sun: How Larry's bet on old-world systems hurt Oracle

Oracle-Sun anniversary AWS and Salesforce match up to Ellison's hardware
Gavin Clarke, 28 Jan 09:05

Regin super-malware has Five Eyes fingerprints all over it says Kaspersky

Keylogger plugin built on source code known to come from spookhauses
Darren Pauli, 28 Jan 08:02
big droplets falling from rain cloud

VMware cracks US$6bn for the year, says SaaS will slow growth

VMware today used its Q4 2014 earnings call to warn its revenue growth will slow because it's doing so well in the cloud.
Apple Watch

Cook: Don't panic, Apple fans, I will FILL the ACHING VOID inside you in April

Apple chief exec Tim Cook has said his company's smartwatch won't go on sale until April – not that he's too fussed about the delay, given Apple has banked $18 BILLION in profit since October.

PwC: Forget margin, tech biz, HUSTLE for that SALE

Also, you could be sold for parts. Sorry.
Allows signals to reack those difficult places

Post-modem Ericsson wobbles thanks to flat sales and falling profits

Ericsson's flat sales last year were the result of its disappointing fourth quarter, especially in America, its latest financial results show.
Key in a wooden door. PIC by Tawheed Mazoor - licensed under CC 2.0

Meat puppet security sucks... let machines find your flaws

Commercial organisations have cash to burn on stopping hackers getting into the network, but relatively little to spend on dealing with a breach.

HMRC fails to plan for £10.4bn contract exit... because it's 'too risky'

Small matter of £500bn down the drain if it goes titsup – MPs
Kat Hall, 27 Jan 12:53

What's that, Microsoft? Yep, a Lumia and Surface SALES BOOM

But are you making money?
Andrew Orlowski, 27 Jan 12:14

Want to win Microsoft's cloudy love? Just spend $500

Partners: Take sky bridge to cloud conference and pucker up
Paul Kunert, 27 Jan 10:24

The firm that swallowed the Sun: Is Oracle happy as Larry with hardware and systems?

Oracle-Sun anniversary One swallow didn't make a summer
Chris Mellor, 27 Jan 10:03

There's life after Oracle, but very little left in Oracle's reseller channel

Oracle-Sun anniversary Five years on, what did Larry's lot do to Sun's partner network?
Paul Kunert, 27 Jan 09:06

HP reveals which execs have a chair once the splitting music stops

Whitman and Weiseler confirmed as heads of Enterprise and HP Inc.
Simon Sharwood, 27 Jan 05:02

Microsoft brings SUNSHINE – but it's a CLOUDY DAY

Stock market's not feeling Redmond's way
Neil McAllister, 26 Jan 23:58

Seagate belches, chomps down another greenback burger

Storage biz's margins slowly but steadily embiggen
Chris Mellor, 26 Jan 17:21

IBM to cut '118k jobs worldwide' – report claims

Updated No comment from Big Blue or our sources, though
Paul Kunert, 26 Jan 15:43

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

EMC parachutes EMEA bigwig into UK boss role

EMC has unloaded UK managing director responsibilities onto EMEA head Adrian McDonald on an interim basis following the defection of James Petter to flash adversary Pure Storage.
Lost

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

IBM said it reckoned on earnings per share of $15.75-16.50 for this year, when it announced its fourth quarter earnings on Tuesday.
Gun and dollars

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

Oracle has pledged to be the planet's lowest-cost provider of core data centre equipment.
Bart Simpson

Microsoft will give away Windows 10 FREE - for ONE year

Microsoft is planning a big push for Windows 10 and will be giving away the new operating system to Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows Phone 8 users in the first year of release.

Opinion

Lost

Jennifer Baker

European Commission still silent despite Ireland's plea

Neil McAllister

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

Features

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
BlackBerry Passport
Network intelligence - our secret weapon
Pebble Steel
Meet the man who accidentally created the smartwatch hype
No, silly... he was the fall guy for years of Finnish folly