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Sales down at UK's oldest tech distie: Northamber losses widen in fiscal '14

But chairman Phillips is rosy about future
Paul Kunert, 30 Oct 12:45

Samsung's flagging phone fortunes hit profits hard

Net earnings nearly halve in the third quarter compared to last year

Apple CEO Tim Cook tells world+dog: 'I’m proud to be gay'

It is 'among the greatest gifts God has given me'
Jasper Hamill, 30 Oct 11:56

All change at the top of HP's enterprise biz

Same strategy, but can the newbies make it work?
Paul Kunert, 30 Oct 11:19

Distie titan TD Azlan to cut ties with Huawei

'Can't shift the gear', say channel whispers
Paul Kunert, 30 Oct 10:25

Humanity now making about 41 mobes EACH SECOND

327 MEEELLION mobes shipped in Q3, say very tired analysts
Darren Pauli, 30 Oct 08:32
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Microsoft fitness bands on wrists at last: All YOUR HEALTH DATA are BELONG TO US

Microsoft has joined the wearables market with “band”, a fitness-monitor-slash-smartwatch, which is accompanied by a suite of online services dubbed “Microsoft Health”.
Columns of coins in the cloud

Amazon's hybrid cloud: EC2 wrangled by Microsoft's control freak

Hybrid clouds are the new black: world+dog has decided that some workloads just won't ever ascend into the elastosphere, but that running a private and public cloud from separate control freaks is a dumb idea.

Twitter, IBM, in deal to create brainy Big Blue Bird

#Enterprise #BigData #Analytics #BuzzwordFest

More Microsoft staffers shown the door in Round 3 of job cuts

Nadella creeps close to 18,000-layoff target

Lawyers mobilise angry mob against Apple over alleged 2011 Macbook Pro crapness

A legal firm has launched a class action against Apple over claims the 2011 MacBook Pro suffered from "random bouts of graphical distortion, system instability and system failures".
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Return of the disk drive bigness? Not for poor old, busted WD

Western Digital has reported mixed numbers for its latest quarter, with a small revenue rise and a larger profits drop compared with the numbers it reported a year ago.

Dragon's Outsourcery flaunts UK.gov cloud bazaar credentials

'Still a lot of distrust for cloudening among these gov primitives', admit biz chiefs
Paul Kunert, 29 Oct 13:56

Whoa, back up a little CommVault: ANOTHER weak quarter?

Hammer head promises improvements
Chris Mellor, 29 Oct 11:43

IBM, backing away from hardware? NEVER!

HPC Blog Don't be so sure, so-surers

EMC wolfs down cloudy upstart Maginatics, swallows 'protection' too

Spanning acquisition buys bouncer for its clouds
Chris Mellor, 28 Oct 20:26

Security Avengers team up to take down Chinese hacking group

Try not to imagine security folk in lycra
John Leyden, 28 Oct 20:18

Microsoft unwraps new auto data-protection in Office 365 tools

'Heyy, it looks like you're writing down stuff that's best not written down!' 'F*ck off, Clippy'
Tim Anderson, 28 Oct 17:52

Peep peep! All aboard the £300m UK education IT procurement express

Absolutely no guarantee of £300m or indeed of a single penny, but hey
Paul Kunert, 28 Oct 17:28

Acer puts fundraising plan on ice as stocks struck by chilly winds

Could be 2015 before firm grabs its PC biz transformation funds
Paul Kunert, 28 Oct 16:52

HP crowns one veep to rule ALL server, storage, network sales

Centralises powerbase to speed decision-making
Paul Kunert, 28 Oct 15:17

HDS flings cloud-in-a-box at EMC Vblock, NetApp FlexPod

Still plenty of room in the converged on-premise game
Chris Mellor, 28 Oct 14:42

Microsoft shows off spanking Win 10 PCs, compute-tastic Azure

TechEd Europe Joe Belfiore presents auto-provisioning biz boxes
Tim Anderson, 28 Oct 13:02

Arrow ECS UK sales director Johnny Ellis set to exit building

Veteran set to call time on life in distribution but not in tech
Paul Kunert, 28 Oct 12:46

Looking for a job in Europe? Experienced IT staff needed in UK, Italy and Germany

New graduates need life skills, says Euro Commish report
Jennifer Baker, 28 Oct 11:35

Sorry about that profit, says NetSuite, our costs should be higher

'Slower than expected hiring' makes for pretty numbers
Simon Sharwood, 28 Oct 06:03
Acer C720 Chromebook

Consumers start feeling the love as Chromebook sales surge

Chromebooks are set to become the next big thing in personal computing devices after sales skyrocketed by two thirds over the last quarter.
Adobe Media Server for HDS/HLS streams on HP servers

Microsoft EU warns: If you have ties to the US, Feds can get your data

Apple, Cisco, Verizon and AT&T are considering joining Microsoft’s battle against the US government to safeguard customers' privacy – but European corps should also take note.

Big Azure? Microsoft and IBM ink deal on business cloud

IBM and Microsoft’s Azure cloud are blending after the two firms inked an enterprise partnership.
One Windows: Windows 10 will be delivered on multiple device types

Microsoft promises Windows 10 will mean two-factor auth for all

Windows doesn't have the best reputation for security, but Microsoft has been outlining a series of improvements in the new operating system that it believes will stymie hackers and leave corporate data more secure.

Opinion

Microsoft Surface bomb
Killer whale

Chris Mellor

Firm cites 'low demand' plus 'abusers'

Tim Worstall

Or why the reversal of globalisation ain't gonna 'appen
The full Spanglish breakfast: mealy pudding, bacon, black pudding, sausages, fried egg, toast
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Trevor Pott

Can the storage giant overcome a lack of necessary leadership?

Features

No, silly... he was the fall guy for years of Finnish folly
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Frodo and the Ring
Microsoft's strategy is to make Store apps popular. Good luck with that
Alistair Darling and Alex Salmond debate Scottish independence
You keep the call centres, Hamish, we'll take the banks
Internet of Things
Everyone loves those Things, just not on each others' terms