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

+Analysis Enterprise, Windows still power firm's shaky money-maker
Gavin Clarke, 23 Jul 18:31

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

Second quarter results: It's good, and it's, er, not so good
Chris Mellor, 23 Jul 17:03

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

Say it with us: I'm King of the Landfill-ill-ill-ill
Andrew Orlowski, 23 Jul 13:33

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

Can't get damn jammed turnover dial to move up
Paul Kunert, 23 Jul 12:36

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

Comment Failure to crack next-gen semiconductors threatens to set back humanity
Jack Clark, 23 Jul 11:02

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

Worstall on Wednesday SMEs get lip service - what they need is dinner at the Club
Tim Worstall, 23 Jul 09:00
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UK government officially adopts Open Document Format

The United Kingdom government has formally adopted the open document format (ODF) as the standard format for government documents.
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Nadella: Apps must run on ALL WINDOWS - on PCs, slabs and mobes

Analysis Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella talked up the big changes he has in store for the company during a conference call with financial analysts on Tuesday. Among his plans are "universal" apps that can run on any Windows platform.

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

Claim Cupertino withheld wages and lunch breaks

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

FBI child-abuse warning shake-down gets more sophisticated
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Chips are down at Broadcom: Thousands of workers laid off

Broadcom is exiting the cellular baseband business, a decision that's has bitten hard, with the company announcing layoffs of around 2,500 employees – around 20 per cent of its total workforce – worldwide.

iPad is an iFAD: Now we know why Apple went running to IBM

Apple fell over itself to talk up strong Mac and iOS device sales in its latest quarter – but the real news is a slump in iPad numbers.

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

Dell and Unitrends both bulk up their backup

Extra options should you suffer a ROBO apocalypse
Chris Mellor, 22 Jul 07:58

Microsoft's MCSE and MCSD will become HARDER to win

Redmond decides it won't replace Masters certifications, so lesser certs get more rigour
Simon Sharwood, 22 Jul 05:28

Autonomy's ex-chief beancounter tries to kill HP investor settlement

Tech titan trying to 'forever bury' multi-billion writedown, claims bloke
Jack Clark, 21 Jul 23:39

Samsung supplier halts assembly line amid child-labor probe

With all orders suspended, mass layoffs feared soon
Neil McAllister, 21 Jul 23:09

Too many IT conferences to cover? MICROSOFT TO THE RESCUE!

Yet more word of cuts emerges from Redmond
Shaun Nichols, 21 Jul 22:42

Huawei's turnover rockets upwards. Suck on that, US government

Sales boom by nearly a fifth despite US and Aussie regimes' spy fear boycott
Paul Kunert, 21 Jul 14:07
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Wham, bam, thank you NAND: SanDisk SSD sales soar

SanDisk sales are booming, based on its NAND foundry integration and well-executed move into enterprise storage.
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Pushdo Trojan outbreak: 11 THOUSAND systems infected in just 24 hours

A wave of attacks by cybercrooks pushing a new variant of the resilient Pushdo Trojan has compromised more than 11,000 systems in just 24 hours.

Germany may have won the World Cup... but it dropped the ball for Computacenter

The German nation lifted the World Cup last weekend but those working for Computacenter will not have cheered the local team's performance this morning – when calendar Q2 financials were released to the City.
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NAO slaps down Cabinet Office gov-IT savings claims AGAIN

There are lies, damned lies and Cabinet Office statistics which give the impression that the Efficiency and Reform Group are achieving much more dramatic ICT savings than they actually are.

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella
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Elliott Management sinks its teeth into retiring godhead
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We all know hardware lasts longer than 3 years so why bin good kit?
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Failure to crack next-gen semiconductors threatens to set back humanity
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SAP Match Insights
Vorsprung durch grossendatatechnik, as we like to say in Germany
Inside the Google Lab where surgeons prepare the human/dog experiment
Big Blue exec tells El Reg what to keep an eye on
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As good as it gets, for now
Is everything fatally borked? Not quite, say security godheads