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Huawei to virtual world: Give us your desktops and no-one gets hurt

Telecom-directed virty efforts won't be pitched at mainstream workloads … yet
Simon Sharwood, 25 Jul 06:32

Oracle slips a pricey gift into database patches for version 12.1.0.2

On-by-default INMEMORY tech a boon for developers ... as long as they can afford it
Jack Clark, 24 Jul 23:18

Amazon Reveals One Weird Trick: A Loss On Almost $20bn In Sales

Investors really hate it: Share price plunge as growth SLOWS in key AWS division
Jack Clark, 24 Jul 21:37

Hadoop coop's $50m scoop: Hortonworks takes HP coin

Investment gives IT titan seat on the board – just in time for The Machine
Jack Clark, 24 Jul 17:58

BlackBerry: Toss the server, mate... BES is in the CLOUD now

BlackBerry Enterprise Services takes aim at SMEs - but there's a catch
Andrew Orlowski, 24 Jul 16:06

HP Printer and PC boss: Lenovo is the LAST thing on my mind

Interview Dion Weisler on the art of strategy...
Paul Kunert, 24 Jul 15:53
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Batten down the hatch- ... oh. Quantum's actually close to growth

It’s Quantum quarterly results time. The temptation is to immediately think same old, same old, but is its drawn-out recovery finally becoming visible?
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Who has your credit card data? 1 million HOLIDAY-MAKERS' RECORDS exposed

A UK-based online travel firm has been fined £150,000 over a breach of breach of the Data Protection Act after their "insecure" coding reportedly exposed more than a million customer records to cybercrooks.

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

Q2 revenues down by double digits, profits halved, CEO surprised

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
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VMware fuels cloudy drive, plonks second bit barn in UK

VMware's virtual cloud hybrid service has quietly added a second British bit barn.
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Microsoft confirms secret Surface will never see the light of day

Speculation that Microsoft contemplated a “mini” version of its Surface fondleslabs, but decided not to let it see the light of day, has been confirmed in Redmond's 8-K form lodged with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

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 making 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, 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

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 – 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: We reveal why Apple ran off to IBM

But never fear fanbois, you're still lapping up iPhones, Macs
Shaun Nichols, 22 Jul 23:59
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Activist investor plans to de-federate EMC: report

Activist investors have taken a billion-dollar stake in EMC in order to break apart its federation and spin out VMware, according to The Wall Street Journal.

Did HP just tip its hand on Autonomy? Spoiler: It was a busted flush

Analysis Autonomy has come under fire for a software deal between itself, reseller MicroTechnologies, and the Vatican – but all is not as it seems.
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Dude, you're getting a Dell – with BITCOIN: IT giant slurps cryptocash

Dell has started accepting Bitcoin as payment for stuff.

Brit IT firm turnaround man: He's fixed the broken toilet, can he fix the busted biz?

It has been four months since Phoenix IT Group brought in its Mr Fix It, a chief executive tasked with reversing the misfortunes of the stumbling tech services company.

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella
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Chris Mellor

Elliott Management sinks its teeth into retiring godhead
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Tom Pappas

We all know hardware lasts longer than 3 years so why bin good kit?
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Features

Failure to crack next-gen semiconductors threatens to set back humanity
SMEs get lip service - what they need is dinner at the Club
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
Windows 8.1 Update Start Screen
As good as it gets, for now
Is everything fatally borked? Not quite, say security godheads