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Skyscape rebrands to UK Cloud following legal challenge by Sky

Prefers to avoid legal limbo
Kat Hall, 28 Jul 08:31

Microsoft blames dying Surface Pro 3 batteries on software bug

Device life measured in minutes
Iain Thomson, 27 Jul 19:36

NATO holds up £2.5bn platter of IT procurement deals: Help yourselves

Alliance is to splurge cash on plethora of new hardware and software
Gareth Corfield, 27 Jul 15:02

Boo hoo. Brexit to hit Capita's bottom line

Don't worry, outsourcing giant is still doing a roaring trade
Kat Hall, 27 Jul 11:56

MPs reiterate risks of mega £10bn Aspire contract overhaul

Sure you want to rely on 'digital' to plug slashed jobs?
Kat Hall, 27 Jul 08:18

Services income helps Juniper keep Q2 from collapse

Switches moving, routers and security decline
Richard Chirgwin, 27 Jul 02:02
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What's losing steam at Apple? Pretty much everything

Apple is trying to put the best face on another bad quarter by saying it has exceeded its own meager expectations.

Europe gives Privacy Shield one year to work

Europe's data protection authorities will hold fire for one year on the new Privacy Shield agreement, withholding any potential legal challenges until mid-2017.

Citrix's GoTo goes to LogMeIn in $2bn merger

LastPass owner brags about $1bn-a-year sales

Odds are your office is ill-prepared for network-ransacking ransomware

Cisco cybersecurity report points to dangers ahead
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It's 2016 and your passwords can still be sniffed from wireless keyboards

Millions of low-cost wireless keyboards are susceptible to a vulnerability that reveals private data to hackers in clear text.
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Commvault's growing, even if profits dipped into losses this quarter

Commvault has sustained its recovery for a third quarter although it has recorded a loss after a much smaller income tax benefit was applied than a year ago.

Ofcom: Legal separation will force Openreach to eat more fibre

Plans for 2 million FTTP connections in next four years 'not enough'
Kat Hall, 26 Jul 14:38

EMC insiders say Salesforce has ordered $75m of its kit

Forget AWS (sort of): We've still got skin in the game
Paul Kunert, 26 Jul 13:12

ClusterStor is clearly alive (but Havant's still closing) – Seagate VP

Ken Claffey clarifies ClusterStor after PR 'no comment' snafu
Chris Mellor, 26 Jul 10:58

UK membership of Council of Europe has implications for data protection after Brexit

Comment Maybe Brits don't need GDPR

Openreach to split from BT... so they'll be 'Legally Separate'

...kind of (c'mon – you didn't think it would go all the way!)
Kat Hall, 26 Jul 08:00

Failing projects pray blockchain works as 'magic middleware'

And fail anyway, as will you in 'the year of pointless blockchain projects' says analyst
Simon Sharwood, 26 Jul 07:48

Micron sets a canary to watch over its stock in case of takeover

Poison pill filing sparks speculation about aggressive buy-out action
Richard Chirgwin, 26 Jul 03:02

Euro cops, Intel and Kaspersky slay Shade ransomware

No More Ransom campaign kicks off
Iain Thomson, 25 Jul 21:52

Seagate to dismount and fsck its ClusterStor?

'We're unable to provide any other information at this time'
Chris Mellor, 25 Jul 20:53

Zen loses its chill: UK biz ISP falls offline for four hours and counting

Updated TITSUP: Total Inability To Support Upset Punters
Shaun Nichols, 25 Jul 19:46

SFW is Safe For Civica: EU Ref software biz gobbled up

SFWxit? Civixit? Something like that
Paul Kunert, 25 Jul 17:54

Systemax flogs German sub to CANCOM

Sound of a group break-up? Nah, just exiting 'our most challenging market'
Paul Kunert, 25 Jul 14:32

Not-BT-Openreach' biz CityFibre sextuples pipeline

Seems to be doing a roaring trade
Kat Hall, 25 Jul 11:19

Lenovo: Our gear will be 10% more pricey from 1 August

Exclusive Chinese giant joins post-Brexit vote price bump club
Paul Kunert, 25 Jul 11:06
Verne Global data centre server racks from above

UK councils refuse to push data into the cloud

The majority of the UK's local councils run two or more data centres each, suggesting cloudy adoption is still a long way off for local gov, according to Freedom of Information research.

Ransomware gang: How can I extort you today?

Three out of four ransomware criminal gangs are willing to negotiate the shakedown price. And all the operators of file encrypting ransomware scams will give victims more time to pay up.

Whoa! Shanghai Stock Exchange delays $6bn Ingram Micro takeover

Tianjin Tianhai, the Chinese logistics giant, has delayed next week’s shareholder meeting to rubber stamp the $6bn takeover of Ingram Micro as it gathers data requested by the Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE).
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BT customers hit by broadband outage ... again

BT customers in the UK are once again banging their heads against their keyboards this morning: a power outage has thrown them offline for the second day running.

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

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