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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

Hey, Scots. Microsoft's Bing thinks you'll vote NO to independence

World's top Google-finding website calls it for the UK
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
A fake tattoo on the leg of Canberra Raiders footballer Sandor Earl, sent by Huawei as an April Fool

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

Huawei’s enterprise biz outside of China is crawling along, hampered in Europe by a slower-than-forecast recruitment of channel partners and in the US by government paranoia concerns over espionage.

Microsoft staff brace for next round of layoffs – expected Thursday

The coffee machines at Microsoft will be taking a hammering from nervous workers after a report that the company will lay off another tranche of staff on Thursday.

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

The hyperconverged hardware market just became a little more crowded

NO SALE! Rackspace snubs all buyout offers, appoints new CEO

Claims strong results from 'managed cloud' strategy leave it better off alone
Huawei Campus Shenzhen Bantian

Huawei: There'll be BLOOD spilled in the smartphone sector soon

The smartphone stragglers are set to fall further behind the leading pack and some will likely crash and burn in the not-too-distant future, according to one of the device chiefs at Huawei.
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SUSE Linux owner Attachmate gobbled by Micro Focus for $2.3bn

Attachmate, the software shop that headhunted Novell and SUSE Linux, is itself being bought out by Micro Focus International.

Give us a digi-Czar and more bureaucrats, begs UK tech-services biz

+Comment Come on everybody, let's upload all our stuff into Government by Cloud
Andrew Orlowski, 16 Sep 08:32

Oracle slurps another storage upstart: Front Porch Digital joins Ellison's crew

Nice Big Data market niche biz y'got there, partner
Chris Mellor, 16 Sep 07:56

'Windows 9' LEAK: Microsoft's playing catchup with Linux

Multiple desktops and live tiles in restored Start button star in new vids
Simon Sharwood, 16 Sep 07:32

Every billionaire needs a PANZER TANK, right? STOP THERE, Paul Allen

Angry Microsoftie hauls auctioneers to court over stalled Pzkw. IV 'deal'
Jasper Hamill, 16 Sep 06:03

Microsoft buys Minecraft for $2.5bn. Notch: I'm getting the block outta here

He's taking his cash and leaving Mojang
Neil McAllister, 15 Sep 20:14

No biggie: EMC's XtremIO firmware upgrade 'will wipe data'

But it'll have no impact and will be seamless, we're told
Chris Mellor, 15 Sep 18:23

Phones 4u website DIES as wounded mobe retailer struggles to stay above water

Founder blames 'ruthless network partners' for implosion
Kelly Fiveash, 15 Sep 12:13

Huawei ditches new Windows Phone mobe plans, blames poor sales

Giganto mobe firm slams door shut on Microsoft. OH DEAR
Paul Kunert, 15 Sep 11:39

Big Blue bludgeons its way to top of software-defined storage kingdom

IBM accepts crown from storage beancounters
Chris Mellor, 15 Sep 08:01

China, clouds, to kill data centre tech market growth

China, cloud operators and software-definers about to cannibalise shrinking market
Simon Sharwood, 15 Sep 05:29

Benioff bails from Borg Board

Salesforce supremo was invited onto board by Cisco CEO Chambers but won't seek re-election
Simon Sharwood, 15 Sep 00:58

Phones 4u slips into administration after EE cuts ties with Brit mobe retailer

More than 5,500 jobs could be axed if rescue mission fails
Kelly Fiveash, 14 Sep 21:57

Gartner ranks upstart trio ahead of EMC, HP and IBM in battle for flash array dominance

Analysts break down why some are ahead and some are behind
Chris Mellor, 13 Sep 00:10

HP: We will eradicate the colour grey from our market

Claims $2m clawback, volley of legal bombs ready to burst
Paul Kunert, 12 Sep 16:22
Intel's Kirk Skaugen at IDF 2014

What's an Ultrabook? Now Intel touts 2-in-1 typoslabs to save PC biz

IDF 2014 The PC hasn't lost the race to mobes and fondleslabs, Intel says; far from it. It's just been waiting to be reinvented yet again, and Chipzilla is now ready with this year's flavor.
Hadoop Elephant

Intel: Hey, enterprises, drop everything and DO HADOOP

IDF 2014 How important will Big Data be to the typical enterprise IT department within the next few years? More important than any other workload, if you believe Intel.

Cloud? Nah, we're not bothering with that, say HALF of enterprises

As another distributor clambers onto the cloudy bandwagon, some research perhaps explains why the challenging sales progress of the fluffy white stuff has been slower than some tech wholesalers previously forecast.

Headhunters on the, er, hunt for Andy Hunt's successor

Headhunters are scouring the industry to find a successor to VMware’s veteran EMEA partner veep Andy Hunt who is set to split in the not-too-distant future.

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