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New licence and SAP unit sale knackers Software AG's numbers

Q2 revenues down by double digits, profits halved, CEO surprised
Gavin Clarke, 24 Jul 09:45

Psst. Hey, Jock. I got £100m for outsourcers here. Fancy a hit?

Scottish government's giant pile'o'dosh quivers as it awaits MSP bidders
Paul Kunert, 24 Jul 09:36

VMware fuels cloudy drive with second UK bit barn

First Slough, now Chessington... give it a year and they'll be EVERYWHERE
Simon Sharwood, 24 Jul 09:15

Microsoft confirms secret Surface will never see the light of day

Microsoft's form 8-K records decision 'not to ship a new form factor'
Simon Sharwood, 24 Jul 02:29

vBlock user says EMC bug slipped through VCE's matrix

Just how integrated is integrated infrastructure?
Simon Sharwood, 24 Jul 01:31

IBM soups up SoftLayer for supers with Infiniband tech

Amazon-beating, Google-ganking, Microsoft-muddling high-speed IO lands
Jack Clark, 23 Jul 21:22

Microsoft: We're building ONE TRUE WINDOWS to rule us all

+Analysis Microsoft has cracked open its annual and Q4 results, the first end of year results under brevity-challenged chief executive Satya Nadella.

EMC revenues are up. But, hey Joe, I heard you shot your profits down...

EMC sold a record $5.9bn of products and services in its second 2014 quarter, representing a stately five per cent year-on-year increase in sales - and a $400m boost over the first quarter of this year.

Microsoft unsheathes cheap Android-killer: Behold, the Lumia 530

Say it with us: I'm King of the Landfill-ill-ill-ill

Capita: We've spent £150m on acquisitions... SHOW US the MONEY

Can't get damn jammed turnover dial to move up

HP's Machine and IBM's $3bn R&D splash – aka how to survive Google

Comment IBM and HP are trying to invent their way out of severe problems that lurk in their future.

HP and Microsoft prove it again: Big Business Doesn't Create Jobs

Worstall on Wednesday The recent news of layoffs from computing giants provides proof, once again, of an old economic saw. It's not actually big businesses that create jobs, it's the small and new ones that do.

UK government officially adopts Open Document Format

Microsoft insurgency fails, earns snarky remark from UK digital services head
Simon Sharwood, 23 Jul 06:02

Nadella: Apps must run on ALL WINDOWS – on PCs, slabs and mobes

Analysis Phone egg, meet desktop chicken - your mother
Neil McAllister, 23 Jul 05:29

18,000 Apple employees could get bite of profits with class-action lawsuit

Claim Cupertino withheld wages and lunch breaks
Iain Thomson, 23 Jul 03:32

Android ransomware demands 12x more cash, targets English-speakers

FBI child-abuse warning shake-down gets more sophisticated
John Leyden, 23 Jul 02:02

Chips are down at Broadcom: Thousands of workers laid off

Cellphone baseband device biz shuttered
Richard Chirgwin, 23 Jul 01:32

iPad? More like iFAD: Now we know why Apple ran off to IBM

But never fear fanbois, you're still lapping up iPhones, Macs
Shaun Nichols, 22 Jul 23:59

How's VMware doing? Like a bull in a China shop, boasts virty beast

Growth in Middle Kingdom plus beans spilled on software-defined networking cash
Jack Clark, 22 Jul 23:22

SAP gets into OpenStack bed with... ORACLE? (and 100 others)

Splurges $25k to get a seat at the open-source cloud project's marketing table
Jack Clark, 22 Jul 21:58

Microsoft bags more BUCKS – but profit's flat as Nadella waves axe

Earnings for Q4 narrowly miss estimates after Nokia gobble
Neil McAllister, 22 Jul 21:37

Fujitsu and Capgemini's giga-quid HMRC lashup given drubbing by govt auditors

Fatcats slapped for 'depressing' outsource bill
Paul Kunert, 22 Jul 16:13

Home Office threw £347m in the bin on failed asylum processing IT project

Shiny new bin ready for new £208m programme
Paul Kunert, 22 Jul 13:16

EMC boss Tucci’s last battle: Stopping a forced VMware selloff

Analysis Elliott Management sinks its teeth into retiring godhead
Chris Mellor, 22 Jul 12:42

Experts gathered round corpse of PC market: It's ALIVE! Alive, we tell you

Give it another blast with the XP defibrillator! Clear! >BZZZT<
Paul Kunert, 22 Jul 10:29

SAP: It was our Big Data software wot won it for Germany

Vorsprung durch grossendatatechnik, as we like to say in Germany
Gavin Clarke, 22 Jul 08:56
AMD FX-8150 Bulldozer

What's inside AMD's life-support machine? A big pile o' PlayStation 4s and XBox Ones

AMD execs are remaining optimistic despite emerging from a quarter in which the company made an eight-figure net loss and fell short of analyst estimates.

Google's revenues swell yet again, yet big earnings elude it

Google continued to mint money in the second quarter of its fiscal 2014, with revenues booming compared to the year-ago period, yet its earnings still managed to disappoint eager Wall Street analysts who were expecting even greater returns.
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Days since IBM last reported revenue growth: About 810

IBM revenues have overall declined, year on year, for the ninth quarter in a row as the company struggles to adjust to a cruel world increasingly led by lower-cost competitors.

X marks the chop: Microsoft takes axe to Nokia's Android venture

Microsoft's Android phones are the latest casualty of the company's axe. The X range was only launched in February this year, before the acquisition of Nokia's devices unit had been completed, but the mutant 'droids will soon be phased out, says CEO Satya Nadella.

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