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Brit mobile firms in FOURPLAY TUSSLE – how very French of them

Orange, SFR, Bouygues et Free have been there, done that
Faultline, 24 Nov 07:03

HP boss Meg Whitman shuffles exec pawns just before biz splits

CEO aims to 'minimise disruption' of PC and printer break out while rivals sneer
Paul Kunert, 22 Nov 02:18

IBM lifts axe, will trim UK workforce weeks before Chrimbo

All about 'rebalancing' don't yer know
Paul Kunert, 21 Nov 16:56

Former Systemax execs charged over $9m fraud, tax evasion

Gilbert Fiorentino in the dock, keeping brother Carl brother company
Paul Kunert, 21 Nov 15:59

Windows Phone will snatch biz No 2 spot from Android – analyst

BlackBerry? Who they?
Simon Rockman, 21 Nov 15:34

We're not, er, 'cut-throat' capitalists – VC formerly known as ISIS

Equity firm now called 'Living Bridge'. The horror continues
Paul Kunert, 21 Nov 12:47
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Computacenter UK boss Muller: Happy New Year, folks... I'm off

Six potential candidates are in the running to replace Computacenter’s outgoing UK managing director Neil Muller, who has resigned but remains on board until the end of January.
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Home Office: It's an EMERGENCY! We need proper comms

The Home Office is seeking suppliers for its Emergency Services Network contract, part of moves to replace the incumbent gaffe-prone £2.9bn Airwave contract due to expire in 2016.

HP, Symantec PAIR UP to fight off disaster cloud rivals

DRaaS set to appear late next year

Comet’s might-have-been saviour 'not paying biz debts'

Lewisons Wholesale's Clive Coombes facing 8 CCJs totalling over £125k

Huawei: KRYDER STORAGE CRISIS is REAL and 'we’re working on it'

Huawei’s chief storage boffin says the company has looked at the looming crisis in storage technology with concern.
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You think the CLOUD's insecure? It's BETTER than UK.GOV's DATA CENTRES

Doing business in the cloud is more secure than owning your own data centre, Cabinet Office minister Francis Maude has claimed.

Oracle to axe over 450 jobs in Euro support centres – sources

Exclusive Database giant declines to comment
Kat Hall, 20 Nov 10:32

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

And you thought financial IT was scary
Kat Hall, 20 Nov 09:20

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

£56m fine for blundering RBS, Ulster and Natwest
Kat Hall, 20 Nov 09:01

Azure TITSUP caused by INFINITE LOOP

Fat fingered geo-block kept Aussies in the dark
Darren Pauli, 20 Nov 07:21

Official: European members prefer to fondle Apple iPads

Only 7 of 50 parliamentarians plump for Samsung Galaxy S
Jennifer Baker, 19 Nov 17:37

Seagate connects Hadoop and Lustre in an open sourcery ceremony

Streamlining workflows, and easier processing for Hadoop-using apps
Chris Mellor, 19 Nov 16:59

All-singing-all-dancing hyperconverged Maxta gets Cisco's blessing

Follows Simplivity, but with added metro cluster support
Chris Mellor, 19 Nov 15:29

Microsoft's Azure goes TITSUP PLANET-WIDE AGAIN in cloud FAIL

Outlook: RAIN
Team Register, 19 Nov 14:20

London police chief: City bankers, prepare for a terrorist cyber attack. Again

+Comment Fingers ISIS as likely attacker
John Leyden, 19 Nov 12:16

Call the Commish! Ireland dragged into Microsoft dispute over alleged drug traffic data

Plunder your servers, not ours, says Irish govt
Jennifer Baker, 19 Nov 11:14

Hello, Mr Chips(et): Capita grabs bigger slice of UK IT education market

Rivals squeezed as buy of NMS bolsters outsourcing giant
Kat Hall, 19 Nov 10:22

It'll all end in tiers: HP tosses small biz another 3PAR-flavored bone

Data tiering and virtualisation come to MSA array land
Chris Mellor, 18 Nov 18:50

EMC CEO Joe Tucci tries to win hearts and minds from VC backers

Analysis VMware spin-off? Let the shareholders decide
Chris Mellor, 18 Nov 17:31

Fujitsu boss sets CDOs against CIOs at annual do

EMEAI chief tells traditionalists: ‘Don’t be a bottleneck’
Joe Fay, 18 Nov 16:56

No more tomorrows for TomorrowNow suit as Oracle and SAP settle

Oracle and SAP have settled their long-running dispute over third-party support outfit TomorrowNow.
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The Lambda that ROARED: Amazon unveils event-driven AWS compute service

Amazon upped the ante for application development on Amazon Web Services (AWS) on Thursday, with the launch of a new service that lets developers write event-driven code without having to manage any infrastructure.

HMRC dishes out tax rewards to GOV.UK... for inking deals with MEGABUCKS SIs

Departments using large system integrators are eligible for VAT refunds from their IT, while those purchasing off-the-shelf "cloud" services will be entitled to nada, according to the latest draft HMRC guidance.
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UK.gov teams up with moneymen on HACK ATTACK INSURANCE

+Comment The UK government last week partnered with 12 insurance companies to develop the "cyber-insurance" market. But experts are split on whether encouraging the development of the nascent market will result in the adoption of improved security practices.

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No, silly... he was the fall guy for years of Finnish folly
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Microsoft's strategy is to make Store apps popular. Good luck with that
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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