The Channel logo

NHS quango fatcats spend £2m tax dosh on iPads and iPhones

British health chiefs coughed small fortune on Apple gadgets
Jasper Hamill, 30 Oct 16:18

Watch out, Samsung and Apple: Xiaomi's No 3 in smartphones now

From obscurity to selling 19 million mobes a quarter

BIGGEST THREAT to Europe’s cybersecurity? Hint: not hackers

Largest EVER Europe-wide cybersecurity exercise

Apple dealer CANCOM: We're RAKING IT IN

EBITDA doubles year-on-year at the German firm
Team Register, 30 Oct 14:54

Sales down at UK's oldest tech distie: Northamber losses widen in fiscal '14

But chairman Phillips is rosy about future
Paul Kunert, 30 Oct 12:45

Samsung's flagging phone fortunes hit profits hard

Net earnings nearly halve in the third quarter compared to last year
Apple CEO Tim Cook, 2012

Apple CEO Tim Cook tells world: 'I’m proud to be gay'

Tim Cook has come out as gay and vowed to spend the rest of his life helping to "pave the sunlit path" towards equality and justice.
box_shifting_channel

All change at the top of HP's enterprise biz

A change at the top of HP’s enterprise distie team across both European and UK ops may well help solve the disconnect that occurred when a regionally drafted strategy was executed locally.

Distie titan TD Azlan to cut ties with Huawei

'Can't shift the gear', say channel whispers

Humanity now making about 41 mobes EACH SECOND

327 MEEELLION mobes shipped in Q3, say very tired analysts
Running girls

Microsoft fitness bands slapped on wrists: All YOUR HEALTH DATA are BELONG TO US

Microsoft has joined the wearables market with “band”, a fitness-monitor-cum-smartwatch, which is accompanied by a suite of online services dubbed “Microsoft Health”.
Columns of coins in the cloud

Amazon's hybrid cloud: EC2 wrangled by Microsoft's control freak

Hybrid clouds are the new black: world+dog has decided that some workloads just won't ever ascend into the elastosphere, but that running a private and public cloud from separate control freaks is a dumb idea.

Twitter, IBM, in deal to create brainy Big Blue Bird

#Enterprise #BigData #Analytics #BuzzwordFest
Richard Chirgwin, 30 Oct 03:58

More Microsoft staffers shown the door in Round 3 of job cuts

Nadella creeps close to 18,000-layoff target
Neil McAllister, 29 Oct 20:27

Lawyers mobilise angry mob against Apple over alleged 2011 Macbook Pro crapness

We suffered 'random bouts of graphical distortion' - fanbois
Jasper Hamill, 29 Oct 16:54

Return of the disk drive bigness? Not for poor old, busted WD

Modest rev rise as profits fall
Chris Mellor, 29 Oct 14:27

Dragon's Outsourcery flaunts UK.gov cloud bazaar credentials

'Still a lot of distrust for cloudening among these gov primitives', admit biz chiefs
Paul Kunert, 29 Oct 13:56

Whoa, back up a little CommVault: ANOTHER weak quarter?

Hammer head promises improvements
Chris Mellor, 29 Oct 11:43

IBM, backing away from hardware? NEVER!

HPC Blog Don't be so sure, so-surers

EMC wolfs down cloudy upstart Maginatics, swallows 'protection' too

Spanning acquisition buys bouncer for its clouds
Chris Mellor, 28 Oct 20:26

Security Avengers team up to take down Chinese hacking group

Try not to imagine security folk in lycra
John Leyden, 28 Oct 20:18

Microsoft unwraps new auto data-protection in Office 365 tools

'Heyy, it looks like you're writing down stuff that's best not written down!' 'F*ck off, Clippy'
Tim Anderson, 28 Oct 17:52

Peep peep! All aboard the £300m UK education IT procurement express

Absolutely no guarantee of £300m or indeed of a single penny, but hey
Paul Kunert, 28 Oct 17:28

Acer puts fundraising plan on ice as stocks struck by chilly winds

Could be 2015 before firm grabs its PC biz transformation funds
Paul Kunert, 28 Oct 16:52

HP crowns one veep to rule ALL server, storage, network sales

Centralises powerbase to speed decision-making
Paul Kunert, 28 Oct 15:17

HDS flings cloud-in-a-box at EMC Vblock, NetApp FlexPod

Still plenty of room in the converged on-premise game
Chris Mellor, 28 Oct 14:42

Cisco patches three-year-old remote code-execution hole

A three-year-old dangerous remote code execution hole affecting Cisco kit has been patched.
Job cuts jpeg

'Careful management of headcount' for Juniper after tepid quarter

Juniper Networks has reported a difficult third quarter that left CEO Shaygan Kheradpir “disappointed” by “lower-than-anticipated demand from service providers, particularly in the U.S.”
Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos rolls up another $437m, lights Amazon's cigar with it

It's not black magic that Amazon works on its financial results each quarter but red magic – because however massive a haul of cash the company pulls in, it just can't seem to turn a profit. Odd, that.
JassyAWs

Amazon's AWS opens data center in Germany – just as we said

Amazon’s European mainland customers wary of US spies can now build scalable clouds on AWS and stay entirely on the Continent. The giant today announced the opening of a data centre in Frankfurt, Germany – just as we reported it would in July.

Opinion

Microsoft Surface bomb
Killer whale

Chris Mellor

Firm cites 'low demand' plus 'abusers'

Tim Worstall

Or why the reversal of globalisation ain't gonna 'appen
The full Spanglish breakfast: mealy pudding, bacon, black pudding, sausages, fried egg, toast
Blood image

Trevor Pott

Can the storage giant overcome a lack of necessary leadership?

Features

No, silly... he was the fall guy for years of Finnish folly
Fraud image
Frodo and the Ring
Microsoft's strategy is to make Store apps popular. Good luck with that
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