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End in sight for Google, Apple, Intel and Adobe wage-fixing lawsuit

Judge seems happy with $415m offer
Kat Hall, 03 Mar 12:22

Here's what keeps VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger awake at night

Virtzilla fears deep-pocketed rivals beating it into new and cloudy markets
Simon Sharwood, 03 Mar 08:02

IBM sued for talking up semiconductor business it couldn't give away

Firm alleges investors didn't realize Big Blue would need to PAY to have its chips hauled off
Neil McAllister, 03 Mar 05:02

Brocade's pen poised over cheque to buy Connectem

If you can't build virtualised networks like everyone else at MWC, buy 'em
Richard Chirgwin, 03 Mar 01:38

$250K: That's what Lenovo earned to RAT YOU OUT with Superfish

Report suggests Lenovo can be bought for peanuts as Mozilla kills dirty cert
Darren Pauli, 03 Mar 00:20

Insight: Have you heard about Windows Server 2003 support?

No, this is not a joke...
Paul Kunert, 02 Mar 17:42
HP

HP gulps down Aruba Networks for $3bn

After a period of abstinence from mega buys, HP has dipped into its cash reserves to find $3bn (£2bn) for wireless infrastructure biz Aruba Networks.
Pwned

ASML‬ plays down mystery hack attack

‪Semiconductor supplier ASML‬ has admitted that unnamed hackers broke into its systems.

Coms CEO: Sorry about accidentally buying 20k shares, I'm off

Loss-making B2B comms outfit looks for new boss and non-exec directors

3 spectastic Lumias for price of 1 rival flagship: Microsoft sells biz on cheapie experience

MWC 2015 Former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop emerged from cryogenic storage at Microsoft to announce two new phones and give a glimpse of mobile Office for Windows 10. But not a lot – more will be revealed at Microsoft’s developer event, Build, in April.
Generic mast

Network vendors need something far more real than ‘5G’

MWC 2015 The big infrastructure vendors all made significant announcements in advance of Mobile World Congress, holding their beauty parades before the distractions of the event itself. While there was a lot of the inevitable "5G" vision-making on show, the main focus was on something more real: new platforms which could be deployed in a one-to-two-year rather than a five-year timeframe.

HP Services engineer dispatch tool 'broken', say engineers

Relies on high speed web connections
Paul Kunert, 02 Mar 10:31

Windows XP's market share grows AGAIN!

Not even nuking it from orbit will do the job, we fear
Simon Sharwood, 02 Mar 08:02

Out of time: Huawei, LG unveil watches nobody wants to buy

MWC 2015 Can I borrow your charger?
Andrew Orlowski, 01 Mar 16:21

Lenovo: We SWEAR we're done with bloatware, adware and scumware

By Windows 10 launch our systems will be PURE, honest
Iain Thomson, 27 Feb 16:14

BP: Oil prices crashed, so must our ICT budget

Sources say suppliers to be squeezed to help save biz $300m
Paul Kunert, 27 Feb 15:59

SCC bags universal credit hosting contract

DWP chucks more money at car crash of a programme
Kat Hall, 27 Feb 14:58

Nimble revenue diet gets fibre supplement

Losses are lessening, but can it get the result it wants
Chris Mellor, 27 Feb 13:45

ANOTHER shake-up at HP Enterprise Services

Big Cheeses moved around
Paul Kunert, 27 Feb 13:06

Ingram Micro: Damn you Europe for our ghastly margins

Sales soar globally, but forex, retail PC price erosion weigh
Paul Kunert, 27 Feb 12:26

Flashy upstarts facing IPO pressure. Get on with it then

Comment VC sequence could end not with a bang, but a whimper
Chris Mellor, 27 Feb 11:33

NTT Com Security to wed UK cyber specialist Nebulas, say sources

Everyone wants a bigger piece of the cyber security pie
Paul Kunert, 27 Feb 11:04

TalkTalk 'fesses up to MEGA data breach

Noticed an increase in scamming late last year
Kat Hall, 27 Feb 10:39

To beat Oracle, find jurors who care about Leisure Suit Larry not Larry Ellison

Support upstart Rimini Street's secret allies are Nevada jurors
Simon Sharwood, 27 Feb 04:00

If in doubt, blow $4bn: IBM says it will fatten up on cloud, mobile, Big Data cake by 2018

Ginni eyes $40bn-a-year sales
Neil McAllister, 26 Feb 23:57

Soz SMEs, we're not interested in your direct biz

Small biz suppliers received no more love from government procurement departments last year, with direct spend dipping by 0.1 per cent compared with 2012/13 to £4.5bn.

Gemalto: NSA, GCHQ hacked us – but didn't snatch crucial SIM keys

Gemalto, the world's biggest SIM card maker, has investigated the NSA's and GCHQ's infiltration of its computers – and says that while the agencies did get into its network, they didn't get in far enough to siphon off phone-call encryption keys.

C’mon Lenovo. Superfish hooked, but Pokki Start Menu still roaming free

As Lenovo struggles to extricate itself from the controversy surrounding pre-installed Superfish scumware on its machines, a blast of cruft from the past may give the PC slinger's critics extra ammo this week.
Funnel of cash. Credit: via SXC – http://www.sxc.hu/profile/Leonardini

Bloody TECH GIANTS... all they do is WASTE investors' MONEY

Worstall on Wednesday The idea that the tech giants are simply going to waste the pots of cash with which they have been entrusted is certainly counter-intuitive, but it wouldn't surprise me at all if they did. For that's pretty much the fate of all investment: to be wasted.

Opinion

Chris Mellor

VC sequence could end not with a bang, but a whimper
Sad man stares glumly over boxed contents of desk. Image via shutterstock (Baranq)

Chris Mellor

All that is storage does not beget gold
Lost

Jennifer Baker

European Commission still silent despite Ireland's plea

Features

Funnel of cash. Credit: via SXC – http://www.sxc.hu/profile/Leonardini
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