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TV rudeboy and Outsourcery boss Linney joins Gov.UK SME panel

How many contracts has your cloudy biz won again? Hello?
Paul Kunert, 29 Jul 09:55

14 antivirus apps found to have security problems

Vendors just don't care, says researcher, after finding basic boo-boos in security software
Darren Pauli, 29 Jul 07:32

Microsoft says 'weird things' can happen during Windows Server 2003 migrations

Fix coming for bug that makes Kerberos croak when you run two domain controllers
Simon Sharwood, 29 Jul 06:58

Blighty will be BIGGER and BETTER than Germany, confirm beancounters

In the tech sector, anyway...
Paul Kunert, 28 Jul 11:07

AWS hell no: Can Microsoft Azure sales beat Amazon's cloud?

Comment Bezos behemoth is tottering at the top
Chris Mellor, 28 Jul 10:42

HP settles suit with popstar Chubby Checker over todger tester app

Reaches deal over eponymous software spat
Team Register, 28 Jul 10:21

Arcserve on split-up with CA Technologies: 'We’re a startup now. We’re really hungry'

Analysis Arcserve execs are insisting that the business's recent spinout from software giant CA to Marlin should help it compete better in the market.

Colbert report reveals VMware's AirWatch integration plan

VMware has revealed more detailed integration plans for AirWatch, the mobile device management specialist it acquired for about an-Instagram-and-a-half last January.

SHOCK and AWS: The fall of Amazon's deflationary cloud

Analysis Just as Jeff Bezos did to books and CDs, Amazon's rivals are now doing to it

NO SALE: IBM won't cash in its chips with GlobalFoundries after all

Chip fab firm wanted IBM's brains but thought its facilities had 'little or no value' – report

Healthy Fibre biz fattens QLogic's bottom line... and not before time

It's a new fiscal year and a fresh first quarter for QLogic... and it looks like Q’s droopy revenue woes are set to end. It appears to have bottomed out, with numbers once again on the rise as Q starts growing again.
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The XP factor gives MEGA-DISTIE Ingram Q2 sales a boost

The tills rang often for massive global distie Ingram Micro during its second calendar quarter, helped by frenzied PC refresh activity, but squeezing out better long term profits remains a work in progress.

Termination charges drop smacks Vodafone and EE in the WALLET

Europe hits saturation
Simon Rockman, 25 Jul 12:01

UK.gov's Open Source switch WON'T get rid of Microsoft, y'know

Analysis What do you mean, we've ditched Redmond in favour of IBM?!
Gavin Clarke, 25 Jul 11:36

The END of the FONDLESLAB KINGS? Apple and Samsung have reason to FEAR

With all appliances and means to boot... Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown
Shaun Nichols, 25 Jul 09:27

Huawei to virtual world: Give us your desktops and no-one gets hurt

Telecom-directed virty efforts won't be pitched at mainstream workloads … yet
Simon Sharwood, 25 Jul 06:32

Put down that Oracle database patch: It could cost $23,000 per CPU

On-by-default INMEMORY tech a boon for developers ... as long as they can afford it
Jack Clark, 24 Jul 23:18

Amazon Reveals One Weird Trick: A Loss On Almost $20bn In Sales

Investors really hate it: Share price plunge as growth SLOWS in key AWS division
Jack Clark, 24 Jul 21:37

Hadoop coop's $50m scoop: Hortonworks takes HP coin

Investment gives IT titan seat on the board – just in time for The Machine
Jack Clark, 24 Jul 17:58

BlackBerry: Toss the server, mate... BES is in the CLOUD now

BlackBerry Enterprise Services takes aim at SMEs - but there's a catch
Andrew Orlowski, 24 Jul 16:06

HP Printer and PC boss: Lenovo is the LAST thing on my mind

Interview Dion Weisler on the art of strategy...
Paul Kunert, 24 Jul 15:53

Batten down the hatch- ... oh. Quantum's actually close to growth

Keep it up, lads, and you might get yourselves back to black
Chris Mellor, 24 Jul 14:26

Who has your credit card data? 1 million HOLIDAY-MAKERS' RECORDS exposed

Travel agent fined £150K – Sloppy coding fingered
John Leyden, 24 Jul 13:55

New licence and SAP unit sale knackers Software AG's numbers

Q2 revenues down by double digits, profits halved, CEO surprised
Gavin Clarke, 24 Jul 09:45

Psst. Hey, Jock. I got £100m for outsourcers here. Fancy a hit?

Scottish government's giant pile'o'dosh quivers as it awaits MSP bidders
Paul Kunert, 24 Jul 09:36

VMware fuels cloudy drive, plonks second bit barn in UK

First Slough, now Chessington... give it a year and they'll be EVERYWHERE
Simon Sharwood, 24 Jul 09:15
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Microsoft bags more CASH – but profit's flat as Nadella waves axe

Microsoft posted solid yet unspectacular results for both the fourth quarter of its fiscal 2014 and the full fiscal year, even as investors braced for new CEO Satya Nadella to axe as many as 18,000 staffers.

Fujitsu and Capgemini's giga-quid HMRC lashup given drubbing by govt auditors

In yet another example of a sprawling government contract gone monumentally wrong – the second of the day – HMRC has splashed £7.9bn on an IT outsourcing deal that is looking very tough to justify.
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Home Office threw £347m in the bin on failed asylum processing IT project

The Home Office frittered away hundreds of millions of taxpayer pounds on a botched tech project designed to manage immigration and asylum applications, a National Audit Office report has revealed.
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EMC boss Tucci’s last battle: Stopping a forced VMware selloff

Analysis With Joe Tucci, EMC head honcho, set to retire on February next year, the very last thing he wanted was an attack by one of the biggest, baddest activist investors of all: Paul Singer’s Elliott Management.

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Jack Clark

Just as Jeff Bezos did to books and CDs, Amazon's rivals are now doing to it
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Elliott Management sinks its teeth into retiring godhead
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