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SAP: It was our Big Data software wot won it for Germany

Vorsprung durch grossendatatechnik, as we like to say in Germany
Gavin Clarke, 22 Jul 08:56

Dell and Unitrends both bulk up their backup

Extra options should you suffer a ROBO apocalypse
Chris Mellor, 22 Jul 07:58

Microsoft's MCSE and MCSD will become HARDER to win

Redmond decides it won't replace Masters certifications, so lesser certs get more rigour
Simon Sharwood, 22 Jul 05:28

Autonomy's ex-chief beancounter tries to kill HP investor settlement

Tech titan trying to 'forever bury' multi-billion writedown, claims bloke
Jack Clark, 21 Jul 23:39

Samsung supplier halts assembly line amid child-labor probe

With all orders suspended, mass layoffs feared soon
Neil McAllister, 21 Jul 23:09

Too many IT conferences to cover? MICROSOFT TO THE RESCUE!

Yet more word of cuts emerges from Redmond
Shaun Nichols, 21 Jul 22:42

Huawei's turnover rockets upwards. Suck on that, US government

Execs at Chinese hardware maker Huawei are laughing all the way to the bank after reporting a healthy bounce in revenues and margins, despite being effectively blockaded by some governments in the West.

UK.gov pops lid off £70m barrel of non-Cloudable hosting pork

The Cabinet Office is seeking a joint venture partner to help it tackle what it describes as one of the most costly areas of public sector tech – hosting.

So whither Microsoft? If Nadella knows, he's keeping it well hidden

Analysis A thousand cuts, but no actual death

Clouds gathering above Big Blue's storage empire

Public cumuli from AWS, Google and Microsoft, to be specific
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Activist investor plans to de-federate EMC: report

Activist investors have taken a billion-dollar stake in EMC in order to break apart its federation and spin out VMware, according to The Wall Street Journal.

Did HP just tip its hand on Autonomy? Spoiler: It was a busted flush

Analysis Autonomy has come under fire for a software deal between itself, reseller MicroTechnologies, and the Vatican – but all is not as it seems.

Dude, you're getting a Dell – with BITCOIN: IT giant slurps cryptocash

1. Buy PC with Bitcoin. 2. Mine more coins. 3. Goto step 1
Jack Clark, 18 Jul 18:45

Brit IT firm turnaround man: He's fixed the broken toilet, can he fix the busted biz?

We chat to big cheese at Phoenix IT Group
Paul Kunert, 18 Jul 15:02

Why has sexy Apple gone to bed with big boring IBM?

The Big Blue Apple affair: Inspired by Jobs, driven by Microsoft and Android
Gavin Clarke, 18 Jul 13:59

HP CEO Meg Whitman dons TRIPLE CROWN of POWER

Former eBay boss now CEO, pres AND chairman of tech titan
Paul Kunert, 18 Jul 13:01

Out of Luczo, Seagate? Revenues and profits are shrinking again

Never mind, we've plenty of orders coming for H2 – Steve
Chris Mellor, 18 Jul 12:02

Hi-tech Fagin couple used Apple scam cash to fly pickpockets to UK

Heavy jail sentences doled out to phisherfolk - cops
John Leyden, 18 Jul 11:01

What's inside AMD's life-support machine? A big pile o' PlayStation 4s and XBox Ones

Sick man of silicon's x86 sales hit hard by PC world, but CEO seems happy
Shaun Nichols, 18 Jul 04:33

Google's revenues swell yet again, yet big earnings elude it

Just a few billion in profit for Q2, ho hum
Neil McAllister, 18 Jul 00:58

Days since IBM last reported revenue growth: About 810

Big Blue inches past analyst expectations in Q2 2014, but at what cost?
Jack Clark, 17 Jul 21:31

X marks the chop: Microsoft takes axe to Nokia's Android venture

Elop explains new, lighter strategy (sort of)
Andrew Orlowski, 17 Jul 15:25

Microsoft swings axe at 18,000 bods in its largest ever round of layoffs

Mostly ex-Nokia staffers
Gavin Clarke, 17 Jul 13:27

Kaboom: Delayed patent bomb hits SAP in the Q2 profit

Hey ho, more cloud sales it is
Gavin Clarke, 17 Jul 12:28

Wham, bam, thank you NAND: SanDisk SSD sales soar

Flash writing on the wall for HDD makers
Chris Mellor, 17 Jul 11:58

Pushdo Trojan outbreak: 11 THOUSAND systems infected in just 24 hours

Just 77 machines in the UK, though
John Leyden, 17 Jul 11:23

British data cops: We need greater powers and more money

The UK's data privacy watchdog is lobbying for greater powers and funding after reporting a bumper workload.
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Virty server bones thrown: Gartner mages see Microsoft rising

Gartner’s server virtualisation magic quadrant shows virtualisation juggernaut VMware sitting at the top of the pack for the fifth year running, with Citrix down in the niche player dumps along with Red Hat.

SHARE your big data scientist. They're too costly and rare to keep a whole one – HP exec

Big data is on the strategic priority dashboard of every enterprise tech firm, but coughing a potentially princely sum for skilled people to talk the talk in complex projects may not be commercially viable for some in the channel.
David and Goliath in the Valley of Elah

Microsoft takes on Chromebook with low-cost Windows laptops

WPC Microsoft’s chief salesman Kevin Turner has tried to turn his company’s crushing lateness on devices into a positive for the sake of partners and employees.

Opinion

Satya Nadella
cloud computing Fight

Tom Pappas

We all know hardware lasts longer than 3 years so why bin good kit?
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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

Andrew Orlowski

NO WAY are you putting it on iOS and Android, screech commentards
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