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Samsung hopes not to fall off cliff edge with SKINNY Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge BIG REVEAL

MWC A built-in battery? Is your name Apple?
Simon Rockman, 01 Mar 20:08

In Barcelona, no one can hear you scream ... HTC, Valve unleash Giger-inspired VR headgear

MWC It doesn't look weird at all. No, really
Andrew Orlowski, 01 Mar 18:10

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

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

BOOM! MediaTek parks tanks on Qualcomm's lawn

MWC Boasts big HTC win, and streaming tech
Andrew Orlowski, 01 Mar 15:00

Acer enters Windows Phone fray with cheap Liquid M220 mobe

MWC Runs better than Android on same hardware, vendor claims
Tim Anderson, 01 Mar 12:45

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

BP has confirmed it is looking to squeeze costs from its annual ICT budget on the back of crashing oil prices, and well-placed sources tell us the business wants to identify $300m in savings.
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SCC bags universal credit hosting contract

Reseller and IT services outfit SCC has won a two-year hosting deal for the Department for Work and Pensions' (DWP) troubled universal credit programme for a sum worth "over six figures".

Nimble revenue diet gets fibre supplement

Losses are lessening, but can it get the result it wants

Ingram Micro: Damn you Europe for our ghastly margins

Weaker margins in Europe due to forex losses and cut-throat retail pricing was the only major blip in an otherwise decent end to the calendar 2014 for Ingram Micro. It was not a vintage year though.

Flashy upstarts facing IPO pressure. Get on with it then

Comment Conventional wisdom has it that VC-funded tech start-ups get acquired or, hopefully, go through an IPO to become successful stand-alone companies. However, such may not be the fate of the five main surviving all-flash array (AFA) vendors in the face of fast and furious mainstream supplier reaction to their success.

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

Colt sales slide, profits turn to mush in shiny new cloudy world

Medium-term forecast? Sorry, never heard of it
Paul Kunert, 26 Feb 18:31

Ex-Logica beancounter pleads guilty to insider trading

CGI takeover info netted man £30k in ill-gotten gains
Kat Hall, 26 Feb 17:28

Mark Starkey quits Logicalis UK

Exclusive Family illness made exec 'realise life is very short'
Paul Kunert, 26 Feb 16:55

SOLD: Emulex – for 34% less than shareholders were offered 6 years ago

Comment Avago has a go, wins neat $606m deal
Chris Mellor, 26 Feb 16:25

Soz, HP. IBM has out-mega-dealed you – tech analyst

But Big Blue still needs to hit the SMAC stack
Kat Hall, 26 Feb 15:28

Outsourcery wins first G-Cloud deal, justifies spot on SME panel

Boss Linney says small biz has 'no God-given right' to win deals
Paul Kunert, 26 Feb 14:57

Salesforce boss: One day I'll run a $10bn... er, software biz?

Benioff boasts: SAP and Oracle can kiss my chuddies
Gavin Clarke, 26 Feb 13:26

Britain needs more tech immigrants, quango tells UK.gov

Time to practise those burger-flipping skills, coders
Andrew Orlowski, 26 Feb 10:31

Gamma Global goes titsup after running out of cash

No buyer for the biz, only stock and furniture for sale as broker shuts after 25 years
Paul Kunert, 26 Feb 10:01

And the buggiest OS provider award goes to ... APPLE?

Count of 2014's flaws finds more nasties in Mac OS and iOS than in Windows or Linux
Darren Pauli, 26 Feb 07:58
Gun and dollars

Microsoft: You want on-prem wares, UK.gov? We'll make you pay

Government departments will pay up to 47 per cent more for the pleasure of using Microsoft desktop software under a volume licensing programme that is months away from launch.

Phoenix IT Group 'trading comfortably in line with forecasts'

It is almost a year since Steve Vaughan grabbed control of Phoenix IT Group, and the once-troubled tech services outfit no longer seems so ... well, troubled.
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Logicalis: hello world, meet our new CEO

Logicalis has quietly slipped president and chief of operations Mark Rogers into the CEO chair in the hope that he’ll work out better than his predecessor.

UK.gov shuns IT support tower model. Now what the hell do we do?

Escaping the clutches of the big evil system integrators has long been part of the government's IT rhetoric. Yet confusion reigns as to what the strategy actually is now that previous "disaggregation" plans have been torn up – and those contracts are about to expire.

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

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