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

It is 'among the greatest gifts God has given me'
Jasper Hamill, 30 Oct 11:56

All change at the top of HP's enterprise biz

Same strategy, but can the newbies make it work?
Paul Kunert, 30 Oct 11:19

Distie titan TD Azlan cuts ties with Huawei

'Can't shift the gear', say Channel whispers
Paul Kunert, 30 Oct 10:25

Humanity now making about 41 mobes EACH SECOND

327 MEEELLION mobes shipped in Q3, say very tired analysts
Darren Pauli, 30 Oct 08:32

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

Wearable will deliver 'actionable insights for healthier living'
Simon Sharwood, 30 Oct 07:58

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

Plug-in for System Centre gives Windows Server control of Bezos' bit barns
Simon Sharwood, 30 Oct 07:32
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Twitter, IBM, in deal to create brainy Big Blue Bird

IBM and Twitter have assembled their buzzwords, ranked them into a regiment, and jointly set them loose to march upon a waiting world, by announcing that the avian network will feed data galore to Big Blue's cloudy enterprise big data analytics offerings.
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More Microsoft staffers shown the door in Round 3 of job cuts

Microsoft sent another 3,000 staffers packing on Wednesday, after the third round of layoffs in CEO Satya Nadella's multi-phase restructuring program.

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

We suffered 'random bouts of graphical distortion' - fanbois
Parliament in the clouds

Dragon's Outsourcery flaunts UK.gov cloud bazaar credentials

Outsourcery is crowing about the O-Cloud platform receiving pan government accreditation - IL2 in old money - that will allow it to unleash IaaS and hosted Microsoft apps on tech buyers in the Digital Marketplace.

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

CommVault has reported a depressing set of results as sales headcount and mid-market product and pricing strategy faux pas cause a stumble – another stumble, in fact, as first quarter results were poor too.

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

Microsoft shows off spanking Win 10 PCs, compute-tastic Azure

TechEd Europe Joe Belfiore presents auto-provisioning biz boxes
Tim Anderson, 28 Oct 13:02

Arrow ECS UK sales director Johnny Ellis set to exit building

Veteran set to call time on life in distribution but not in tech
Paul Kunert, 28 Oct 12:46

Looking for a job in Europe? Experienced IT staff needed in UK, Italy and Germany

New graduates need life skills, says Euro Commish report
Jennifer Baker, 28 Oct 11:35

Sorry about that profit, says NetSuite, our costs should be higher

'Slower than expected hiring' makes for pretty numbers
Simon Sharwood, 28 Oct 06:03

NetApp buys SteelStore from Riverbed

US$80 million for Riverbed, a better hybrid backup story for the Blue Staple
Chris Mellor, 27 Oct 22:32

NetApp offers ONTAP as a cloud for all seasons

Updates to hybrid ONTAP?
Chris Mellor, 27 Oct 22:16

Big Azure? Microsoft and IBM ink deal on business cloud

IBM and Microsoft’s Azure cloud are blending after the two firms inked an enterprise partnership.
One Windows: Windows 10 will be delivered on multiple device types

Microsoft promises Windows 10 will mean two-factor auth for all

Windows doesn't have the best reputation for security, but Microsoft has been outlining a series of improvements in the new operating system that it believes will stymie hackers and leave corporate data more secure.
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EMC profits flatline as VCE joins the storage-tastic federation

For its third quarter EMC reported good numbers but the news is overshadowed by the expected VCE announcement and the activist investor pressure on the Hopkinton firm.

DEATH by PowerPoint: Microsoft warns of 0-day attack hidden in slides

Hackers are exploiting a zero-day vulnerability in Windows using malicious PowerPoint documents, Microsoft and security firms warn.

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
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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
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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