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Hungry UK IT biz, VC firm to swallow former Ericsson arm Damovo – sources

Daisy Group to take UK ops, Oakley Capital the rest: tipsters
Paul Kunert, 28 Jan 11:02

Five years of Sun software under Oracle: Were the critics right?

Oracle-Sun anniversary They said Java, MySQL and Solaris were all doomed
Neil McAllister, 28 Jan 10:02

Win Sun, lose Sun: How Larry's bet on old-world systems hurt Oracle

Oracle-Sun anniversary AWS and Salesforce match up to Ellison's hardware
Gavin Clarke, 28 Jan 09:05

Regin super-malware has Five Eyes fingerprints all over it says Kaspersky

Keylogger plugin built on source code known to come from spookhauses
Darren Pauli, 28 Jan 08:02

VMware cracks US$6bn for the year, says SaaS will slow growth

New businesses are doing well, but cloudy cash comes in spurts
Simon Sharwood, 28 Jan 02:57

Cook: Don't panic, Apple fans, I will FILL the ACHING VOID inside you in April

Horrifying iPhone sales bring $18bn net profit A QUARTER
Shaun Nichols, 28 Jan 01:52

Wall St wolves tear chunk off Microsoft: There goes $30bn!

The morning after Microsoft published its second quarter figures, its share price tumbled 10 per cent as markets opened in New York – wiping $30bn off its value.
No Sale

PwC: Forget margin, tech biz, HUSTLE for that SALE

The phrase "turnover is vanity, profit is sanity" apparently does not apply to the tech sector, with PwC advising companies this year to focus on revenue growth above margins and "yield maximum shareholder value".

Post-modem Ericsson wobbles thanks to flat sales and falling profits

Trouble at t'mill as scandal-hit board member steps down

Meat puppet security sucks... let machines find your flaws

Darktrace: No, no, customers, you've got security all wrong

HMRC fails to plan for £10.4bn contract exit... because it's 'too risky'

HMRC's eye-wateringly expensive £10.4bn IT deal – "the largest technology contract in government" – could be too risky to change as the department has failed to plan for a new contract model, MPs have warned.
Nokia Lumia 830 group

What's that, Microsoft? Yep, a Lumia and Surface SALES BOOM

Microsoft shipped a record number of Lumia smartphones in the final quarter of calendar year 2014, as Surface revenue finally started to make an impression.

Want to win Microsoft's cloudy love? Just spend $500

Partners: Take sky bridge to cloud conference and pucker up
Paul Kunert, 27 Jan 10:24

The firm that swallowed the Sun: Is Oracle happy as Larry with hardware and systems?

Oracle-Sun anniversary One swallow didn't make a summer
Chris Mellor, 27 Jan 10:03

There's life after Oracle, but very little left in Oracle's reseller channel

Oracle-Sun anniversary Five years on, what did Larry's lot do to Sun's partner network?
Paul Kunert, 27 Jan 09:06

HP reveals which execs have a chair once the splitting music stops

Whitman and Weiseler confirmed as heads of Enterprise and HP Inc.
Simon Sharwood, 27 Jan 05:02

Microsoft brings SUNSHINE – but it's a CLOUDY DAY

Stock market's not feeling Redmond's way
Neil McAllister, 26 Jan 23:58

Seagate belches, chomps down another greenback burger

Storage biz's margins slowly but steadily embiggen
Chris Mellor, 26 Jan 17:21

IBM to cut '118k jobs worldwide' – report claims

Updated No comment from Big Blue or our sources, though
Paul Kunert, 26 Jan 15:43

Symantec sources claim exec teams in place by April Fools' Day

Have you heard the one about the Veritas brand being dug up?
Paul Kunert, 26 Jan 14:01

Ex-G-Cloud bigwig Chant weighs in on GDS' framework rebrand

But, but... we won 'hearts and minds'
Kat Hall, 26 Jan 13:25

Brightstar deal means Post Office mobile network could be a thing

A dozen stamps, some parcel tape and a new SIM, please
Simon Rockman, 26 Jan 12:44

Shareholders pen outraged letter about Ellison's bulging package

Plus the Board never pays attention to us, SEC told
Kat Hall, 26 Jan 11:25

Official: Whiteboxer Super Micro is a $2bn server company

+Comment First $500 million quarter
Chris Mellor, 26 Jan 09:26

Why so tax-shy, big tech firms? – Bank of England governor

Carney concerned over Rise of the machines, too
Kat Hall, 23 Jan 15:57

All-flash case rehash: Modus vs Nimbus lawyers off to DC

Venue moved from California
Chris Mellor, 23 Jan 13:08
Gun and dollars

Oracle opens Uncle Larry's cut-price bit barn emporium

Oracle has pledged to be the planet's lowest-cost provider of core data centre equipment.
Bart Simpson

Microsoft will give away Windows 10 FREE - for ONE year

Microsoft is planning a big push for Windows 10 and will be giving away the new operating system to Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows Phone 8 users in the first year of release.
Dunce

Microsoft: Flunked our test? Fear not, techies...

Microsoft knows all about second chances – just look at Windows 8.1 – and now it is giving techies who failed the Certified Professional exam the first time around another bite of the cherry.
management social5

Pure Storage confirms EMEA veep Rose has left the building

It is a strange world when the EMEA* organisation of a business boasts about meteoric growth and then parts with the boss of that region – but this is exactly what Pure Storage has done.

Opinion

Lost

Jennifer Baker

European Commission still silent despite Ireland's plea

Neil McAllister

Claims that cloud will drive Oracle's future growth ring hollow
Pure Storage array

Features

AWS and Salesforce match up to Ellison's hardware
Five years on, what did Larry's lot do to Sun's partner network?
But here's why we're (probably) not staring at a crash
BlackBerry Passport
Network intelligence - our secret weapon
Pebble Steel
Meet the man who accidentally created the smartwatch hype
No, silly... he was the fall guy for years of Finnish folly