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Universal Credit CRISIS: Up to £200m in IT spend WASTED – NAO

It's a write-off, say auditors
Kat Hall, 26 Nov 11:16

As-a-service upstarts will KILL OFF THE CORPORATES?

Worstall on Wednesday Um, NOT BLOODY LIKELY!
Tim Worstall, 26 Nov 09:04

Why did it take antivirus giants YEARS to drill into super-scary Regin? Symantec responds...

FYI this isn't just going to target Windows, Linux and OS X fans
Iain Thomson, 26 Nov 06:21

IDC predicts iPad sales crash, says Win 8 is killing 2-in-1 Typoslabs

Death of the PC? Death of the touch screen revolution more like it
Simon Sharwood, 26 Nov 01:02

HP biz split latest: 'I'm excited!' says CEO as investors exchange nervous looks

PC, printers still doing OK – but don't ask about the rest
Neil McAllister, 26 Nov 00:14

KCOM Group results hit by Phones4U woes

But flaky PSN demand and slowing carrier biz didn't help
Paul Kunert, 25 Nov 18:24

Soz Europe: IBM to delay System X Lenovo switchover for a month

IBM says it has delayed the European switchover of the outgoing x86 business to Lenovo by one month in a bid to side-step sales disruption in its busiest quarter of the year.

C'mon, Brocade: QLogic's left the Fibre Channel game. Flat revenues again?

Analysis Brocade is a member of the flat revenue Earth society, with its mix of annual and quarterly Fibre Channel and Ethernet revenues hardly changing between last year and this year.

Lenovo: We'll say HELLO MOTO to profits in 18 months

Make ex-Google mobe firm a success

Don't fret: Flash array fiddler Violin sees revenue rise, losses dip

CEO DeNuccio: Concerto will have their ears

Phoenix IT Group CEO: Turnarounds don't happen overnight

The turnaround at Phoenix IT Group initiated by CEO Steve Vaughan was never going to happen overnight and the latest set of declining half-year numbers for the period ended September are testament to that point.
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Hungry Advanced Computer Software gets swallowed for £725m

Acquisition-hungry Advanced Computer Software (ACS) has itself been acquired by private equity firm Vista for £725m.

Bank of England: What's all this then, CHAPS? Review to get a grip on IT cockup

Important payments were processed manually
Kat Hall, 25 Nov 11:16

Huawei's and ZTE's SDN embrace: soft power in vendor-land

Could SDN alignments be a subtle 'trust us, we're open' move?
Richard Chirgwin, 25 Nov 02:58

How secure is Docker? If you're not running version 1.3.2, NOT VERY

UPGRADE NOW to fix vuln found in all previous versions
Neil McAllister, 25 Nov 00:01

Regin: The super-spyware the security industry has been silent about

NSA fingered as likely source of complex malware family
Iain Thomson, 24 Nov 22:18

US taxmen won't say WHY they're probing Microsoft. So Redmond is suing the IRS

Auditors very interested in what happened in 2004 to 2009
Neil McAllister, 24 Nov 21:31

Mega GP tech services framework badge awarded

Insight and Phoenix IT grab Lot 2 spot of £1.2bn procurement rig
Paul Kunert, 24 Nov 17:37

Huawei Enterprise UK helmsman Poskett sails off to Dell

Industry vet poached for enterprise solutions biz
Paul Kunert, 24 Nov 15:59

HDS, HP leapfrog NetApp in the land of the MAGIC QUADRANT

Gartner points to critical capabilities for decision
Chris Mellor, 24 Nov 14:13

BT in talks to RE-SLURP O2 after spitting it out a decade ago

In talks with Spanish owner Telefonica

Logicalis splits with UK sales director Brooker after five months

'So long and thanks for all the cheese'
Paul Kunert, 24 Nov 12:48

Bubble-licious: Good times here again for UK tech startups – research

VCs pumping in that money like it's 2001
Kat Hall, 24 Nov 12:39

Let's vote on breaking up Google, say MEPs with NO power to do any such thing

Choc teapot in Choc Factory melt threat
Jennifer Baker, 24 Nov 12:13

Gov.UK annual IT spend edges down... to £4.3 BEEELLION

But billions still going on backoffice
Kat Hall, 24 Nov 09:02

Brit mobile firms in FOURPLAY TUSSLE – how very French of them

Orange, SFR, Bouygues et Free have been there, done that
Faultline, 24 Nov 07:03
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All-singing-all-dancing hyperconverged Maxta gets Cisco's blessing

Maxta has announced the launch of its MxSP, the first Cisco-certified hyper-converged system to run on UCS C-Series servers and support metro-distance clusters.
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Microsoft's Azure goes TITSUP PLANET-WIDE AGAIN in cloud FAIL

Microsoft suffered a major outage on its cloud service Azure overnight.
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London police chief: City bankers, prepare for a terrorist cyber attack. Again

+Comment Western financial institutions should prepare themselves for cyber attacks from Islamic militants, the head of the City of London police warns.
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Call the Commish! Ireland dragged into Microsoft dispute over alleged drug traffic data

Last Friday, Apple, Oracle, IBM, HP and other cloud bigwigs (represented by DigitalEurope) begged the EU for help in preventing the US seizing emails stored by Microsoft in Ireland. Now Ireland itself has done the same.

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No, silly... he was the fall guy for years of Finnish folly
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Microsoft's strategy is to make Store apps popular. Good luck with that
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You keep the call centres, Hamish, we'll take the banks
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Everyone loves those Things, just not on each others' terms