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Wasn't it all supposed to be so different by now, Meg?

HP says fiscal '15 will be flat. Fiscal '16? Not prepared to say
Paul Kunert, 26 Nov 16:34

Samsung makes investors happy with $1bn share buyback

Aiming to secure stock price stability after recent falls

Apple’s $700 BEEELLION market cap makes it more valuable than Switzerland

Cuckoo clocks and cheese no match for iThings
Jasper Hamill, 26 Nov 14:02

Fat upstart Nimble embiggens revenues by 77% in ONE quarter

Even their losses are levelling off. You listening, NetApp?
Chris Mellor, 26 Nov 13:38

Can't flog software for love nor money? UK mega-reseller Softcat probably ate your lunch

UK firm hits £500m sales milestone
Paul Kunert, 26 Nov 12:16

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

Get ready for a write-off, say auditors
Kat Hall, 26 Nov 11:16

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

Worstall on Wednesday Amazingly, economists have figured out a few things...even things that can help in this brave new digital world. One of these is the "marketplaces vs firm" debate.

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

After Symantec published its report on the Regin super-spyware, there were many questions raised. Who coded it? What can it do? And – above all – why did it take so long for security vendors to notice it?

IDC: iPad sales CRASH incoming ... Win 8 killing 2-in-1 typoslabs

Death of the PC? Death of the touch screen revolution more like it

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

KCOM Group results hit by Phones4U woes

Brit telco and tech services playa KCOM Group has kickstarted a cost-cutting programme to counter a wobbly top and bottom line, not helped by the collapse of Phone4You and slower than expected PSN demand.

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 Plus: Is storage firm REALLY shopping itself...
Chris Mellor, 25 Nov 16:02

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

Make ex-Google mobe firm a success
Simon Rockman, 25 Nov 15:25

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

CEO DeNuccio: Concerto will have their ears
Chris Mellor, 25 Nov 15:04

Phoenix IT Group CEO: Turnarounds don't happen overnight

Turnover slips ... but hey, revenue is vanity. Profit's up
Paul Kunert, 25 Nov 13:18

Hungry Advanced Computer Software gets swallowed for £725m

Private equity firm likely to be eyeing ACS's margins
Kat Hall, 25 Nov 12:28

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

Our system handles £130bn and it's BUST. Want the job of fixing it? Apply to UK.gov

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has identified "technical and security vulnerabilities" in its £284.9m central benefits payment system - responsible for underpinning the much-maligned Universal Credit programme and processing 13 million payments each week, The Register can reveal.

Giant bank IT cockup of 2012 'could have brought down ENTIRE financial system'

RBS, Natwest and Ulster Bank have today been hit with a £56m fine from regulators for their IT meltdowns in 2012.

Azure TITSUP caused by INFINITE LOOP

The post via Tor (right) and what Aussies saw. © The Register
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Official: European members prefer to fondle Apple iPads

The European Parliament’s IT department is attempting to drag MEPs kicking and screaming into the digital age… by letting them play with the latest tablets.

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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