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Misco locks-in, loads-up sales director Remmington

They liked him so much, they brought him to the company
Paul Kunert, 05 Feb 15:32

Virgin gives blessing to O2/Three merger

Eyes up prospect of tasty 4G
Kat Hall, 05 Feb 14:26

Cisco's purple princesses gush workplace joy

The company's stance on lavender locks? 'Just rock it!'
Lester Haines, 05 Feb 14:03

Arrow: Fraudsters impersonated one of our execs to steal money

It's costing us $13m... but the cops are on their tail
Paul Kunert, 05 Feb 12:46

IBM Global Tech Services staff at risk of redundo in Blighty

Staff council to be formed, 45-day consultation begins mid-Feb
Paul Kunert, 05 Feb 09:02

Swiss rolls into HPE: Micro-Veeam clone Trilead gobbled

From the land of cuckoo clocks and horology
Chris Mellor, 05 Feb 07:32
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Oracle now fully compliant with UK tax laws*

Good news, britons! Oracle says it is now fully compliant with the nation's latest tax regulations, including those that come into force on April 6th. That's the first day of the UK's new financial year, thanks to some sixteenth-century calendar-realignment shenanigans.

By 2019 world will spend $2.8 TREELLION on the rubbish we write about

Information technology analyst house IDC says that world spending on information technology will hit US$2.8 trillion in 2019, up from this year's $2.46 trillion.
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Supplier promises to nudge UK schools towards secure webmail

The HTTPS Everywhere campaign received a small boost this week with a commitment by a UK schools technology provider to roll out secure logins for a service used by many educational establishments.

Lenovo: China biz down, PC and mobile down

The relatively weaker economy in China and slumping demand for gadgets puts Lenovo between a rock and a hard place.

HPE chases risky business with Autonomy and Stonebraker tech

Promises to help titans 'get in front of a Libor-type event'

Networks First chairman Titmus to exit, dog pool biz awaits

Long-serving chairman to call it quits, in IT that is...
Paul Kunert, 04 Feb 12:16

Three: We won't hike prices if you say yes to £10.5bn O2 merger

Please Ms Regulator, let us do our deal
Kat Hall, 04 Feb 10:02

Barracuda kills CudaDrive and Copy cloud storage services

Blood in the water as company decides to ' focus resources on our most strategic initiatives'
Simon Sharwood, 04 Feb 07:41

Cisco borgs IoT outfit Jasper Tech for US$1.4 billion

And just like that, Cisco has an internet of things business unit
Richard Chirgwin, 04 Feb 01:58

Girls! Girls! Girls! Intel brags about diversity push, Silicon Valley tells itself it's doing great

Gender equality report raises issues, asks questions
Kieren McCarthy, 03 Feb 21:13

Masked men 'steal' £250k of smartphones from Exertis

170 iPhone 6s and 380 Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo mobes out the windows
Paul Kunert, 03 Feb 18:10

Convergence Group gobbles Networks First

LAN and web connectivity specialist grabs WAN and data centre playa
Paul Kunert, 03 Feb 17:42

Lawyer flings class action sueball at EMC over Dell merger

Can’t see the shareholder value in it, apparently
Chris Mellor, 03 Feb 16:41

Microsoft showers Office 365 sellers with gold in Google snub

The eye of Redmond moves to the small biz space
Paul Kunert, 03 Feb 14:51

Former Oracle man Block fills Salesforce's COO slot

Ascending steadily into the fluffy white stuff
Gavin Clarke, 03 Feb 13:19

World's annual mobile data intake to hit 367 exabytes by 2020

Think we're data hogs now? Just wait five years, says Cisco
Shaun Nichols, 03 Feb 13:02

How many Surface power cords are a fire risk? 2.25 million in the US alone

But five million slab-books sold worldwide before March last year
Paul Kunert, 03 Feb 12:52

SAP pays $3.9m to settle Panama government bribery case

Discounted deals still made millions
Gavin Clarke, 03 Feb 12:04

Microsoft: Yes, we are going to kill off Enterprise Agreements

Microsoft has confirmed it is to gradually kill off Enterprise Agreements - volume licensing contracts so complex that a whole profit-making asset management eco-system sprang up off the back of them.
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Oracle hires cloud 'success' pushers, denies EMEA customers are floating away

Oracle is expanding its platform-as-a-service cloud team in Europe, but denied it is a move to revive renewals.
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RM's core tech division suffered a 12% revenue dip in 2015

Ditching PC production, the running down of the old Building Schools for the Future contracts, and relatively “subdued” government spending on education ate into RM’s lunch money in 2015.
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Ofcom's head is dead against Three and O2's merger

Ofcom chief exec Sharon White has decided to tell everyone what she really thinks about the possible £10.5bn merger between O2 and Three – and it turns out the regulator-in-chief is not a fan.

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Chris Mellor

A VC with startup agenda slams established suppliers. Surprised? Neither were we
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Kat Hall

Cornwall's win over BT should be a cautionary relationship tale
Zombie rising from the grave

Andrew Orlowski

Great design, good hardware… shame about the software

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