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Marc Benioff tethers Salesforce cloud to Blighty

First European data centre spotted off west London
Gavin Clarke, 31 Oct 13:01

Samsung launches 'perfect pair' of skinny mid-range phones

A3 and A5 to paper over cracks in finances
Simon Rockman, 31 Oct 12:46

Google’s dot-com forget-me-not bomb: EU court still aiming at giant

'Right to be forgotten' only extends to EU borders
Jennifer Baker, 31 Oct 12:14

Multi Jet Fusion is HP's promised 3D printer, not crazy 'leccy invention

Hang on Meg, didn't you tell us you'd have one by mid-2014?
Simon Sharwood, 31 Oct 06:29

Desktop Linux users beware: the boss thinks you need to be managed

VMware reveals VDI for Linux desktops plan, plus China lab to do the development
Simon Sharwood, 31 Oct 02:04

Lenovo completes Motorola purchase for $2.9bn – $10bn less than Google paid for it

Ah, but the patents Google keeps were worth every penny
Iain Thomson, 30 Oct 20:24
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BT: Consumers and cost cutting save the day

Cost cutting and 88,000 new broadband punters helped BT bank more profits in calendar Q3, although revenues went in the opposite direction as all divisions outside of the consumer wing reported declining fortunes.

NHS quango fatcats spend £2m tax dosh on iPads and iPhones

Government health chiefs have admitted to spending millions of pounds furnishing bureaucrats with Apple iPhones and fondleslabs.

Watch out, Samsung and Apple: Xiaomi's No 3 in smartphones now

From obscurity to selling 19 million mobes a quarter

BIGGEST THREAT to Europe’s cybersecurity? Hint: not hackers

Largest EVER Europe-wide cybersecurity exercise
Cat on computer

Apple dealer CANCOM: We're RAKING IT IN

Apple dealer CANCOM has announced whopping third-quarter results, way in excess of the same period last year, citing that old favourite "solid business demand".

Sales down at UK's oldest tech distie: Northamber losses widen in fiscal '14

The prognosis for Northamber’s future is brighter, according to its colourful chairman, despite widening losses and revenues remaining in free fall for fiscal ’14 ended June.

Samsung's flagging phone fortunes hit profits hard

Net earnings nearly halve in the third quarter compared to last year

Apple bossman Tim Cook: My well-known gayness is 'a gift from GOD'

'I have benefited from the sacrifice of others'
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 to cut 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 slapped on wrists: 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

Twitter, IBM, in deal to create brainy Big Blue Bird

#Enterprise #BigData #Analytics #BuzzwordFest
Richard Chirgwin, 30 Oct 03:58

More Microsoft staffers shown the door in Round 3 of job cuts

Nadella creeps close to 18,000-layoff target
Neil McAllister, 29 Oct 20:27

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

We suffered 'random bouts of graphical distortion' - fanbois
Jasper Hamill, 29 Oct 16:54

Return of the disk drive bigness? Not for poor old, busted WD

Modest rev rise as profits fall
Chris Mellor, 29 Oct 14:27

Dragon's Outsourcery flaunts UK.gov cloud bazaar credentials

'Still a lot of distrust for cloudening among these gov primitives', admit biz chiefs
Paul Kunert, 29 Oct 13:56

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

Hammer head promises improvements
Chris Mellor, 29 Oct 11:43

IBM, backing away from hardware? NEVER!

HPC Blog Don't be so sure, so-surers
seagate 1in 12gb hdd

Disk drive BIGNESS is back: Seagate revenues and shipments surge

Growth has returned to the disk drive business if Seagate's latest quarterly results are anything to go by.
Register Roundtable at the Soho hotel

How do Reg readers keep their vendors in line?

Reg Events It's difficult to speak openly about how to squeeze the best out of your suppliers. On the one hand, you always suspect there's more you could be doing. On the other, you don't want to give away your secrets.
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HP releases OpenStack cloud

HP has put its stamp on the world of OpenStack clouds, with its Helion OpenStack community edition code general availability, as of today.

Activist investors force Riverbed into climbdown over cash 'n' costs

Comment Another one bites the dust as activist investor Elliott Management forces networking biz Riverbed into a strategic review of its options.

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