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Oracle's Larry Ellison quits as CEO – new bosses are Hurd'n'Catz

Larry to spend more time with his, er, in his CTO chair
Neil McAllister, 18 Sep 20:30

Microsoft's axeman Nadella fills baskets with 2,100 fresh heads

Round 2 of layoffs sees jobs cut company-wide
Neil McAllister, 18 Sep 19:27

Aggressive HGST hurls flashy humdingers at online archiving

Comment Sooner or later a big player's going to catch one in the eye
Chris Mellor, 18 Sep 08:57

Apple's Cook: We have never allowed g-men access to Apple servers

Only hackers can see your nude selfies, not feds
Richard Chirgwin, 18 Sep 05:31

Read IBM's note to staff announcing mandatory training and 10% pay cut

Big Blue says its outsourcing bods aren't up to snuff on buzzword tech
Neil McAllister, 17 Sep 23:42

Big Data's being held back by little talent, says Huawei head techie

Solutions? 'I don't know - but SIs could help'
Paul Kunert, 17 Sep 16:26

Cisco greedily slurps up private cloud-AAS upstart Metacloud

Cisco is buying Metacloud, a startup that promises to spin-up OpenStack clouds both privately and as a service.
Scotland

Hey, Scots. Microsoft's Bing thinks you'll vote NO to independence

Microsoft's seldom-used digital yellow pages has waded into the independence referendum with the claim that Scots will vote no and the United Kingdom will be preserved.

CIOs: Want to find out how to break into the boardroom?

Reg Events Not at the top table? Come to our roundtable

UK.gov lobs another fistful of change at SME infosec nightmares

Senior Lib Dem in 'trying to be relevant' shocker. It's only taxpayers' money, after all
A fake tattoo on the leg of Canberra Raiders footballer Sandor Earl, sent by Huawei as an April Fool

Huawei: Our sales in Europe and US are TINY, admits red-faced exec

Huawei’s enterprise biz outside of China is crawling along, hampered in Europe by a slower-than-forecast recruitment of channel partners and in the US by government paranoia concerns over espionage.

Microsoft staff brace for next round of layoffs – expected Thursday

The coffee machines at Microsoft will be taking a hammering from nervous workers after a report that the company will lay off another tranche of staff on Thursday.

Canonical, AMD, team up with OpenStack-in-a-rack

The hyperconverged hardware market just became a little more crowded
Simon Sharwood, 17 Sep 03:33

NO SALE! Rackspace snubs all buyout offers, appoints new CEO

Claims strong results from 'managed cloud' strategy leave it better off alone
Neil McAllister, 17 Sep 01:59

Huawei: There'll be BLOOD spilled in the smartphone sector soon

No economies of scale? Shut up shop and go home, Chinese firms tells rivals
Paul Kunert, 16 Sep 15:27

SUSE Linux owner Attachmate gobbled by Micro Focus for $2.3bn

Merger will lead to mainframe and COBOL powerhouse
Gavin Clarke, 16 Sep 11:01

Give us a digi-Czar and more bureaucrats, begs UK tech-services biz

+Comment Come on everybody, let's upload all our stuff into Government by Cloud
Andrew Orlowski, 16 Sep 08:32

Oracle slurps another storage upstart: Front Porch Digital joins Ellison's crew

Nice Big Data market niche biz y'got there, partner
Chris Mellor, 16 Sep 07:56

'Windows 9' LEAK: Microsoft's playing catchup with Linux

Multiple desktops and live tiles in restored Start button star in new vids
Simon Sharwood, 16 Sep 07:32

Every billionaire needs a PANZER TANK, right? STOP THERE, Paul Allen

Angry Microsoftie hauls auctioneers to court over stalled Pzkw. IV 'deal'
Jasper Hamill, 16 Sep 06:03

Microsoft buys Minecraft for $2.5bn. Notch: I'm getting the block outta here

He's taking his cash and leaving Mojang
Neil McAllister, 15 Sep 20:14

No biggie: EMC's XtremIO firmware upgrade 'will wipe data'

But it'll have no impact and will be seamless, we're told
Chris Mellor, 15 Sep 18:23

Phones 4u website DIES as wounded mobe retailer struggles to stay above water

Founder blames 'ruthless network partners' for implosion
Kelly Fiveash, 15 Sep 12:13

Huawei ditches new Windows Phone mobe plans, blames poor sales

Giganto mobe firm slams door shut on Microsoft. OH DEAR
Paul Kunert, 15 Sep 11:39

Big Blue bludgeons its way to top of software-defined storage kingdom

IBM accepts crown from storage beancounters
Chris Mellor, 15 Sep 08:01

China, clouds, to kill data centre tech market growth

China, cloud operators and software-definers about to cannibalise shrinking market
Simon Sharwood, 15 Sep 05:29
Apple Watch

Apple Watch will CONQUER smartwatch world – analysts

Apple is set to be the biggest player in the smartwatch market, Canalys analysts have predicted.

Trustmarque sold to biz process outsourcing specialist Liberata

Business Process Outsourcing biz Liberata has swallowed troubled Microsoft enterprise partner Trustmarque for an undisclosed sum.
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Seagate spins up new Cloud Systems and Solutions group

Seagate has announced a new “Cloud Systems and Solutions group” it says will deliver the planet's very best storage rigs for cloud operators, a raft of new arrays and some new enterprise disk drives.
Apple iPhone 6

iPhone 6, Watch: Hate it or really hate it, Apple's now a $604.77bn biz

As Apple unveiled its iPhone 6 and "the Watch" on Tuesday, its stock price went on a rollercoaster ride to $102.92 a share, then plummeted to $96.71, and now – after just one day of trading – it has settled on $101.

Opinion

Houses of Parliament in night-time

Andrew Orlowski

Come on everybody, let's upload all our stuff into Government by Cloud
Joe Tucci EMC
frustration_anger_irritation_annoyance pain

Felipe Costa

Pressure to perform for stock market bearing down on disties
Columns of coins in the cloud

Michael Cote

Anything that simple to use has got to be complex to set up
Internet of Things

Gavin Clarke

This time, Larry's Oracle is going after the networking giants

Features

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
No email? No CRM? No Daily Mail iPad edition? You need a plan
Sinofsky's hybrid strategy looks dafter than ever
Failure to crack next-gen semiconductors threatens to set back humanity
SMEs get lip service - what they need is dinner at the Club