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Merging HP and EMC – hold on, wait, hear us out. The cap is still on the bottle of crazy pills

Comment Looking at the possibilities
Chris Mellor, 05 May 17:03

Security researchers gagged using DMCA order on eve of vuln reveal

Somebody's got a problem and doesn't want it known
John Leyden, 05 May 15:47

Metasploit maker Rapid7 gobbles web app security testing firm

Firm hopes you'll squirt some of its sealant gunge into leaky apps
John Leyden, 05 May 11:38

Apple and IBM foist fondleslabs on Japanese elders in Big Data snatch

They're coming for that sweet, sweet health info. Buy more meds! From us!

NetApp CTO Jay Kidd resigns and retires from the industry

But he promises the company will still have his advocacy ONTAP
Chris Mellor, 29 Apr 17:19

Acer introduces a REVOLUTION in tablet tech: The PENCIL

Pics Affordable fondleslabs, mobes 'n' wearables for the masses
Alistair Dabbs, 28 Apr 10:33
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Acer: 'We will be the last man standing in the PC industry'

Pics Acer CEO Jason Chen this week tore through the company's international product launch presentation – on the 68th floor of New York's 4 World Trade Center – like a rock star on speed from start to finish. He even donned sunglasses at one point and there seemed every chance that he might not take them off.
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HP in talks with unions ahead of the Big Split-Up

HP is consulting the local Works Council and trade unions well ahead of the corporate bisection, with its UK organ aiming to be ready to dot the Is and cross the Ts in a little over four months' time.

Unisys looks to ‘streamline’ as losses increase, sales fall

‘Enhancing competitiveness’ also probably a good idea

Value of European outsourcing deals plummets

Folk don't want to do mega deals these days, it seems
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Microsoft vs AWS: If you can't bark with the BIG DOGS get off the PORCH

Don’t be fooled: Microsoft’s cloud business is not bigger than that of Amazon’s AWS, although that’s the immediate implication.

Hadoop ODP: No thanks says MapR, and Cloudera isn't impressed either

Hadoop disty MapR has kicked the Open Data Platform into touch, saying it only benefits competitor Hortonworks and provides a way for Pivotal to get out of a hole.

Avnet TS boss: restructuring over, no more navel gazing for us

FX chaos hits sales but biz stability and rising demand helps out
Paul Kunert, 24 Apr 11:27

Surveillance, broadband, zero hours: Tech policy in a UK hung Parliament

Election 2015 Mixing and matching the party manifesto promises
SA Mathieson, 24 Apr 11:03

Violin playing marketing Love songs with new CMO

Mysterious hire has NetApp experience
Chris Mellor, 24 Apr 10:11

Revenue jumps, but FalconStor still wobbly on its feet

Out of the wheelchair at least, slowly walking around
Chris Mellor, 24 Apr 09:29

Disk drive shipment numbers set to spin down

Rush to flash and collapse of PC market fingered for decline
Chris Mellor, 24 Apr 08:39

VMware makes vSphere licences portable to crimp EVO:RAIL costs

Buy for old-skool servers, transfer to hipstercoverged boxen, irritate Nutanix et al
Simon Sharwood, 24 Apr 06:29

Microsoft to offer special Surface 3 for schools

Even with reduced on-board storage, 'the cloud ate my homework' isn't going to cut it
Simon Sharwood, 24 Apr 05:02

Dell expands open networking program with new switches

IP Infusion joins Round Rock's not-quite-white-box switching plan
Simon Sharwood, 24 Apr 04:28

Microsoft: Profit DECIMATED because you people aren't buying PCs

Around 10 per cent missing from this time last year
Neil McAllister, 24 Apr 00:27

>Ring, ring< Hey Wall St. Yeah, it's Google. Yeah, bad news again, fellas

Missed analysts' expectations again. How healthy is Mountain View's cloud biz?
Neil McAllister, 23 Apr 22:38

Amazon lifts lid on AWS money factory, says it's a $5 BEEEELLION biz

But dragging retail meant it lost money for the quarter anyway
Neil McAllister, 23 Apr 21:43

Your essential guide: What to look for in today's Amazon, Google, and Microsoft earnings

Analysis IaaS indeed, it's one helluva PaaS-ing contest
Neil McAllister, 23 Apr 19:15

Citrix – Sorry, we didn't realise job cuts would knacker results

Redundancies and FX volatility cut down profits by 48%
Paul Kunert, 23 Apr 15:28

EMC's curate's egg sees revenues waiting for new product take-offs

Old storage wilts and there's not enough new stuff yet
Chris Mellor, 23 Apr 12:08
Wobegong eats Bamboo Shark

CenturyLink boosts DaaS capital by acquiring Orchestrate

CenturyLink is playing the Victor Kiam card, liking the Orchestrate managed database service so much that it's bought the ten-person company.

IBM feathers pillow with System z cash – but still losing sleep after 12 quarters of decline

IBM weathered a tough first three months of its fiscal 2015, reporting its twelfth successive quarter of year-on-year revenue declines.
AMD CEO Lisa Su

Loose lips slip when Windows 10 ships: 'End of July' says AMD CEO

AMD's chief exec Lisa Su may have inadvertently narrowed down the shipping date of Microsoft's Windows 10 in a conference call with financial analysts.
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IT'S WAR: Hacktivists throw in their lot with spies and the military

Feature Hacktivism has lost its innocence. Once characterised in the early days of Anonymous back in 2008 by assaults against the Church of Scientology, it has now become part and parcel of far darker plans, such as the spread of terrorist propaganda by Islamic militants.

Opinion

Alexandre Mesguich

Change is order of day as tech giants shift strategy gears
Partnership

Frank Jennings

Confused? No problem, we have 5, no 6, no 7... lots of standards

Chris Mellor

VC sequence could end not with a bang, but a whimper
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Chris Mellor

All that is storage does not beget gold

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