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Microsoft outspends world's tech firms with '€5m' EU lobby bill

And, if you believe these self-reported stats, Google spends just €1.5m...
Jennifer Baker, 01 Oct 08:28

Larry Ellison, Oracle's humble CTO, demos cloud migration at OpenWorld

OpenWorld Ex-CEO still knows his way around a server
Neil McAllister, 01 Oct 07:29

Enormo reseller Insight hires former Cisco man to run EMEA services

Old world tech supplier to spin up cloudy biz
Paul Kunert, 30 Sep 15:18

Oracle crashes all-flash bash: Behold, our hybrid FS1 arrays

Mutant flash/disk box a pillar of storage: It's axiomatic
Chris Mellor, 30 Sep 15:00

Cisco: Intercloud no longer lonely wanderer – BT, Ingram Micro and pals sign up

Management issues? Check. Data sovereignty? Check
Paul Kunert, 30 Sep 14:22

It's official: EU chiefs WILL probe Apple's Irish tax deal

But if impropriety found, Ireland, not Apple, will have to fix it
Jennifer Baker, 30 Sep 11:57
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Is Cleversafe the object storage of HP's affection?

HP is rumoured to be in talks with Cleversafe to sell its object storage alongside HP's own StoreAll object storage offering. HP says it might indeed resell third-party products, but it's naming no names.
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VMware grabs UK channel exec from SAP

Virty kingpin VMware has raided SAP’s channel exec reservation and made off with industry vet Phil Croxford.

ARMs head Moonshot bodies: HP pops Applied Micro, TI chips into carts

First 64-bit ARMv8 SoC emerges in ProLiant form, but it's not for everyone

Business is back, baby! Hasta la VISTA, Win 8... Oh, yeah, Windows 9

Forget touchscreen millennials, Microsoft goes for mouse crowd
Larry Ellison's keynote at Openworld 2014

Larry: Oracle's now a CLOUDY biz. Ignore everything I said before

Despite once declaring that the cloud was “complete gibberish”, “insane” and “idiocy”, former Oracle head honcho Larry Ellison has announced that the firm is now ready to be the foundation of the cloud for its customers.
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Crouching tiger, FAST ASLEEP dragon: Smugglers can't shift iPhone 6s

Chinese grey market sales of Apple's new iPhone 6 have been sluggish, according to local sources, as the Middle Kingdom fails to warm to the smartphones.

Lenovo to finish $2.1bn IBM x86 server gobble in October

A lighter snack than expected – but what's a few $100m between friends, eh?

EU to accuse Ireland of giving Apple an overly peachy tax deal – report

Probe expected to say single-digit rate was unlawful

Oracle plans German DCs to soothe NSA-ruffled nerves

Bit barns for Frankfurt, Munich
Richard Chirgwin, 29 Sep 07:03

BlackBerry slowly pulls out of power dive into toilet

Will it manage to clear the rim? <cough>
Andrew Orlowski, 26 Sep 15:55

While you queued for an iPhone 6, Apple's Cook sold shares worth $35m

Right before the stock took a 3.8% dive amid bent and broken mobe drama
Shaun Nichols, 26 Sep 03:27

HP gets appy over SDN

In-house and partner software in SDN app store
Richard Chirgwin, 26 Sep 03:02

Symantec's CEO search ends where it started, with Michael Brown

Interim chief exec named third 'permanent' boss in three years
Neil McAllister, 25 Sep 22:28

Hackers thrash Bash Shellshock bug: World races to cover hole

Update your gear now to avoid early attacks hitting the web
John Leyden, 25 Sep 17:59

FBI: Your real SECURITY TERROR? An ANGRY INSIDE MAN

Hackers? Pah! It's that sysadmin who has had enough
John Leyden, 25 Sep 14:24

Federation fracture: EMC's post-Tucci future is either SALE or SPLIT

Comment It's two minutes to midnight and everyone's hiding under the duvet
Chris Mellor, 25 Sep 12:29

EMC, HP blockbuster Borg: Big potential or total CATASTROPHE?

Comment EMC plus HP – pundits do the sums
StorageBod, 25 Sep 11:18

Cisco: Hand us the keys. We'll drive Intercloud into telcos, Google

Canalys Channels Forum 2014 And Azure, of course... Just a couple of quarters
Joe Fay, 25 Sep 10:05

IT crisis looming: 'What if AWS goes pop, runs out of cash?'

Canalys Channels Forum 2014 Public IaaS... something's gotta give - and it may be AWS
Paul Kunert, 25 Sep 09:23

Xen security bug, you say? Amazon readies GLORIOUS GLOBAL CLOUD REBOOT

While we wait until Oct 1 for hypervisor fix
Darren Pauli, 25 Sep 07:31
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Linux? Bah! Red Hat has its eye on the CLOUD – and it wants to own it

Not content with running the industry's largest enterprise Linux vendor, Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst says he wants to make the company the industry's leading enterprise cloud vendor – and he plans to "win" that market before someone else does.

Huawei buys Cambridge Internet of Things pioneer Neul

Thirty-person company Neul has been bought by Huawei for a reported $25m to turn the UK into a centre of excellence for Internet of Things.

Hungry Brit giant Daisy Group extends D-day for buying consortium

The takeover saga at B2B tech and comms outfit Daisy Group looks set to rumble on for a bit longer yet after the London-listed biz again extended the deadline for a consortium of prospective buyers to prepare a bid.
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Huawei's top UK mobile man walks out in shock resignation

Mark Mitchinson, executive veep of Huawei's UK and Ireland consumer devices division, will leave the Chinese firm at the end of the month.

Opinion

Houses of Parliament in night-time

Andrew Orlowski

Come on everybody, let's upload all our stuff into Government by Cloud
Joe Tucci EMC
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Felipe Costa

Pressure to perform for stock market bearing down on disties
Columns of coins in the cloud

Michael Cote

Anything that simple to use has got to be complex to set up
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