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Brit chip biz CSR rebuffs US takeover bid from Microchip Technologies

Bluetooth firms suggest a pairing, but it's not going smoothly
Simon Rockman, 29 Aug 11:09

We need less U.S. in our WWW – Euro digital chief Steelie Neelie

EC moves to shift status quo at Internet Governance Forum
Jennifer Baker, 29 Aug 10:44

The A-to-Z of storage news: Your quick 'n' dirty tasting menu

Weren't at VMworld? Here's what you missed
Chris Mellor, 29 Aug 08:32

Euro banks will rip out EVERYTHING and buy proper backend systems ... LOL, fooled ya

Survey says everyone's winging it with IT, as usual
OUT-LAW.COM, 29 Aug 08:07

Gamma's not a goner! UK ISP sorts out major outage

Says BT is the root of the problem
Iain Thomson, 29 Aug 00:15

HP busts out new ProLiant Gen9 servers

Think those are cool? Wait till you get a load of our racks
Gavin Clarke, 28 Aug 17:04
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All-flash array shipper Violin plays concerto after re-stringing

+Comment Violin CEO Kevin DeNuccio has cut the flash array shipper's losses to a fraction of what they were in their previous results, and grown revenue over the previous quarter. It’s still lower than a year ago, but a landmark for all that. Violin is no longer on the road to perdition.
Alun Taylor dons Google tech specs Google Glass

Reg man looks through a Glass, darkly: Google's toy ploy or killer tech specs?

Review Seldom has a device been so reviled and praised at the same time. But is Google Glass the future of wearable connectivity or simply the toy of the self-appointed tech elite?

Major cyber attack hits Norwegian oil industry

Statoil, the gas giant behind the Scandie social miracle, targeted
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Scality likes object storage, puts a RING on it... for the fifth time

+Comment Object storage software startup Scality is adding virtual machine level storage access to its existing file and object access protocols.

Tim Cook: I'm NOT worried about CRAP iPad sales. It's just a 'speedbump'

Tim Cook has claimed the slowdown in fondleslab sales is not a sign of Apple's imminent demise, but merely a "speedbump" along the path to tablet world domination.

HUGE iPAD? Maybe. HUGE ADVERTS? That's for SURE

Noo! Hand not big enough! Don't look at meee!
Jasper Hamill, 27 Aug 11:18

Telecity boss directed to the exit after a decade at helm of data centre biz

Michael Tobin 'makes way for next stage of development'
Kelly Fiveash, 27 Aug 10:53

Better be Nimble, tech giants, or mutant upstarts will make off with your sales

Usual suspects struggling to create competing products
Chris Mellor, 27 Aug 10:37

Nutanix tacks Cloud Connect onto Amazon's cloudy back-end

Plus: New hyperconverged box adds grunt...
Chris Mellor, 27 Aug 08:34

Atlantis furtles furious flash-DIMM VDI scorcher

VMworld 2014 Putting the hype in hyper-converged
Chris Mellor, 26 Aug 21:29

Google kicks PowerPoint in the fondleslab

Slideware side blow to Apple, too
Jasper Hamill, 26 Aug 21:06

EMC slings Isilon onto a forklift, shifts it into Emerging Technologies

Storage gear joins XTremIO, DSSD and ViPR
Chris Mellor, 26 Aug 17:41

Cleversafe CEO: We would tell you about the 8TB drive, but...

Seagate silent sickness strikes
Chris Mellor, 26 Aug 17:05

LG pokes G3 Stylus at Samsung's Galaxy Note

Want more? You'll have to wait for IFA
Simon Rockman, 26 Aug 16:01

That 8TB Seagate MONSTER? It's HERE... (You'll have to squint, 'cos there are no specs)

Data gulping disk drive
Chris Mellor, 26 Aug 15:37

VMware EMC partner Cisco inks reselling deal... with Simplivity

Exocet for EVO: RAIL?
Chris Mellor, 26 Aug 13:25

Loss of unencrypted back-up disk costs UK prisons ministry £180K

Repeat offender
John Leyden, 26 Aug 11:41

Street-beating Brocade bounces back

Third quarter revenue rise and profits add shine to its switches
Chris Mellor, 22 Aug 16:25

HP lets the SAN shine: StoreVirtual now bigger, flashier, OpenStack-ier

Plus added 3PAR flash seasoning
Chris Mellor, 22 Aug 10:57
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Rimini Street promises 'business as usual' after Oracle IP judgment

Software support specialist Rimini Street has promised it's "business as usual" despite suffering a setback in its ongoing intellectual property dispute with Larry Ellison's Oracle.
Smart home

Samsung slurps Internet of Home Stuff upstart SmartThings

Samsung is all set to slurp home automation platform SmartThings in another manoeuvre to prime the firm for the Internet of Stuff – if it should ever arrive.
Ciscoblood

Cisco prepares to take $700m hit to make 6,000 layoffs

Cisco has said that it will be hit with $700m in charges in fiscal 2015 in the restructuring plan that will see the firm axe 6,000 employees.

EMC customer? You can only buy from third-party sales bods now

EMC says it will remove the tools that allowed its direct sales reps to quote kit prices to customers this quarter.

Opinion

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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
No Sale
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Big Blue exec tells El Reg what to keep an eye on