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Data-viz biz Tableau Software brings ex-AWS exec to the table

Hopes for tasty earnings as it dines out on share spike

Cisco's upsell plan: tell you your old kit is not as secure as its new kit

Sales conference leaks also hint at mightier UCS and new customer portal
Simon Sharwood, 23 Aug 06:01

Microsoft buys Genee's lamp, tips it into Office 365, smashes lamp

Email AI assistant will close by next month
Gavin Clarke, 22 Aug 15:39

HPE sharpens knife for next salami-slicing staff redundo round

This time 220 staffers face chop in Blighty
Kat Hall, 22 Aug 11:57

Swiss firm shrugs in defeat as Avnet preps to swallow Premier Farnell

Raspberry Pi flogger to be flogged to apple-pie loving nationals

Paper mountain, hidden Brexit: How'd you say immigration control would work?

Never gonna give EU up, never gonna let you down... er
John Lettice, 22 Aug 09:02
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UK.gov depts in post-Mad Frankie Maude landgrab over IT spending controls

Analysis Government departments are winning significantly more exemptions to splash the cash on expensive IT projects since the departure of former Cabinet Office minister Francis “Mad Frankie” Maude last year, according to a Register analysis.
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iPhone: Apple's Mac battle with Windows rebooted

Apple under Tim Cook has delivered six new makes of iPhone, with a further four derivations based on the overall brand.

Amazon now renting cloudy desktops for $0.22 an hour

Workspaces can now be scheduled to shut down and are cheap for half-time workers

The calm before the storm: AMD's Zen bears down on Intel CPUs

AMD is continuing to drip feed information about Zen, its long-awaited designed-from-scratch x86 processor microarchitecture.
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'Disciplined' NetApp cuts weight, turns in a prettier spreadsheet

NetApp revenues dropped 3.7 per cent year-on-year to $1.29bn for its first fiscal 2017 quarter, ended July 29, but it turned a year-ago loss of $30m into a $64m profit as it reined in expenses.

Brit cops cuff Sage employee at Heathrow airport

Woman nicked on suspicion of fraud

New UK trade deals would not compensate for loss of single market membership

Analysis So says Institute for Fiscal Studies report
OUT-LAW.COM, 18 Aug 08:20

Cisco rewards massive profit jump with thousands of layoffs

Switchzilla to terminate connection on 5,500 employees
Shaun Nichols, 17 Aug 23:52

Cisco axes up to 5,500 workers in scramble to remain relevant

Official cull figure not quite the 14,000 rumored
Chris Williams, 17 Aug 20:27

Adapt is finally bought by American biz Datapipe

Indepedence up in smoke

Hyper-converged top-of-the-pops list is out: Guess who hasn't crushed it?

EMC not a leader - yet - and Pivot3 in the top 3
Chris Mellor, 17 Aug 16:05

Profit-hungry Ghouls raid corporate networks worldwide

And some folks flinging malware are prowling about too
John Leyden, 17 Aug 15:29

£11bn later: Smart meters project delayed again for Crapita tests

This would be funny if it wasn't worth 31 years of non-existent Brexit NHS funding

Cisco raises axe above 14,000 staff – reports

Updated Doesn't need so many backend staff in post-tin world
Kat Hall, 17 Aug 10:51

Shark bosses sink teeth into booming ransomware market

If Cerber can do it...
John Leyden, 17 Aug 10:10

Summer of Salesforce: CRM cloud swallows tiny pattern-recog firm

BeyondCore taken in 'season of M&A'
Gavin Clarke, 16 Aug 08:27

Cops to let the private sector chase after cybercrims' assets

Standard of proof apparently much lower in civil courts, say plod

Microsoft: Why we had to tie Azure Stack to boxen we picked for you

Verification, certainty and stable doors
Gavin Clarke, 15 Aug 09:02

Accountancy software firm Sage breached in apparent insider attack

More than 200 UK customers' data might be at risk
Richard Chirgwin, 15 Aug 01:19

Cyber-crime cost calculation studies are rubbish: ENISA

ENISA, the European Union Agency For Network And Information Security, has taken a look at “cost of cyber attack” studies and reckons they're not much good.
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Public cloud spend will rise by $100 BEEELION in five years

Spending on cloud computing will more than double by 2020, say abacus-shufflers IDC.

Raucous Ruckus router ruckus roundly rumbles: Infosec bod says Wi-Fi kit is weak, biz says no

Enterprise wireless hotspots from Ruckus can be trivially crashed and their login systems bypassed, Tripwire researchers warn.

Avnet CEO: Sales down, profits down, but we dumped $70m in cost

Bill Amelio might be the new interim exec holding high office at Avnet but the messages he delivered as the distie reported another quarter of falling sales were all too familiar - define the strategy and cut costs.

Opinion

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Kat Hall

Plans for 2 million FTTP connections in next four years 'not enough'
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella
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Chris Mellor

Thousands of layoffs announced as spinning rust enters its death spiral

Chris Mellor

BTIG analysts ponder Pure's position and fall in (qualified) love
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Enrico Signoretti

Flash cacher gets undermined by cheapening flash

Features

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Last of Steve Ballmer's old guard heads for the exit
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