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A WHOPPING 8 million Windows Server 2003 systems still out there

Refresh activity to be XP-like, biz still pondering next move
Paul Kunert, 27 Nov 16:31

Software firms are over-valued, says Huawei

It’s only code, you greedy chunters
Andrew Orlowski, 27 Nov 15:27

Forget the accountancy scandal, our biz is back: Tech Data

We're keeping a lid on costs and exiting unprofitable sales, so there
Paul Kunert, 27 Nov 14:24

BlackBerry's turnaround relies on a secret weapon: Its own network

Analysis The NOC nobody wanted is actually quite useful
Andrew Orlowski, 27 Nov 13:59

European Parliament VOTES to BREAK UP GOOGLE. Er, OK then

It CANNA do it, captain.They DON'T have the POWER!
Jennifer Baker, 27 Nov 12:15

Stop selling spyware to despotic regimes, beg MEPs

... we've enough trouble with Regin as it is
Jennifer Baker, 27 Nov 10:19
A bald Carly Fiorina superimposed over the Capitol building in DC

Forget Hillary, HP's ex CARLY FIORINA 'wants to be next US Prez'

Carly Fiorina – the former HP chief executive who presided over the firm's $24.2bn merger with Compaq – is mulling a run for the US presidency in 2016, Washington insiders claim.
HP CEO Meg Whitman

Wasn't it all supposed to be so different by now, Meg?

Showering partners with love, making changes to the exec line-up, upping R&D and other tweaks made by CEO Meg Whitman were supposed to get HP's business firing on all cylinders, but after year three of the turnaround plan, they've yet to do so.

Fat upstart Nimble embiggens revenues by 77% in ONE quarter

Even their losses are levelling off. You listening, NetApp?
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Can't flog software for love nor money? UK mega-reseller Softcat probably ate your lunch

Unstoppable reseller juggernaut Softcat has smashed through the £500m sales barrier in the most recent fiscal year ended July, meaning it has grown for the past 36 straight quarters.
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Universal Credit CRISIS: Up to £200m in IT spend WASTED – NAO

Around £219m in IT investments in the much-maligned Universal Credit programme may be written off, a National Audit Office report has revealed today.

As-a-service upstarts will KILL OFF THE CORPORATES?

Worstall on Wednesday Um, NOT BLOODY LIKELY!
Tim Worstall, 26 Nov 09:04

Why did it take antivirus giants YEARS to drill into super-scary Regin? Symantec responds...

FYI this isn't just going to target Windows, Linux and OS X fans
Iain Thomson, 26 Nov 06:21

IDC: iPad sales CRASH incoming ... Win 8 killing 2-in-1 typoslabs

Death of the PC? Death of the touch screen revolution more like it
Simon Sharwood, 26 Nov 01:02

HP biz split latest: 'I'm excited!' says CEO as investors exchange nervous looks

PC, printers still doing OK – but don't ask about the rest
Neil McAllister, 26 Nov 00:14

KCOM Group results hit by Phones4U woes

But flaky PSN demand and slowing carrier biz didn't help
Paul Kunert, 25 Nov 18:24

Soz Europe: IBM to delay System X Lenovo switchover for a month

Big Blue moves to avoid potential calamity
Paul Kunert, 25 Nov 16:33

C'mon, Brocade: QLogic's left the Fibre Channel game. Flat revenues again?

Analysis Plus: Is storage firm REALLY shopping itself...
Chris Mellor, 25 Nov 16:02

Lenovo: We'll say HELLO MOTO to profits in 18 months

Make ex-Google mobe firm a success
Simon Rockman, 25 Nov 15:25

Don't fret: Flash array fiddler Violin sees revenue rise, losses dip

CEO DeNuccio: Concerto will have their ears
Chris Mellor, 25 Nov 15:04

Phoenix IT Group CEO: Turnarounds don't happen overnight

Turnover slips ... but hey, revenue is vanity. Profit's up
Paul Kunert, 25 Nov 13:18

Hungry Advanced Computer Software gets swallowed for £725m

Private equity firm likely to be eyeing ACS's margins
Kat Hall, 25 Nov 12:28

Bank of England: What's all this then, CHAPS? Review to get a grip on IT cockup

Important payments were processed manually
Kat Hall, 25 Nov 11:16

Huawei's and ZTE's SDN embrace: soft power in vendor-land

Could SDN alignments be a subtle 'trust us, we're open' move?
Richard Chirgwin, 25 Nov 02:58

How secure is Docker? If you're not running version 1.3.2, NOT VERY

UPGRADE NOW to fix vuln found in all previous versions
Neil McAllister, 25 Nov 00:01
Police outside 10 Downing Street. Credit: zongo

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 cloud

HP, Symantec PAIR UP to fight off disaster cloud rivals

HP and Symantec are partnering to develop a cloud-based Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) offering using Symantec software and HP's Helion cloud.
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Comet’s might-have-been saviour 'not paying biz debts'

Clive Coombes, the man who tried and failed to save the Comet brand, appears to be struggling to keep his existing business Lewisons Wholesale (LS) afloat, with supplier debts now mounting.

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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Chris Mellor

Tandberg and Sphere3D deals offer hope after 18 bad ones
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Features

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
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