Redmond decides it won't replace Masters certifications, so lesser certs get more rigour
Tech titan trying to 'forever bury' multi-billion writedown, claims bloke
With all orders suspended, mass layoffs feared soon
Yet more word of cuts emerges from Redmond
Sales boom by nearly a fifth despite US and Aussie regimes' spy fear boycott
Come and get it while it's still porky, shouts Cabinet Office
Analysis After Microsoft’s biggest jobs bloodbath, we’re still not much wiser about what Microsoft will look like in five years' time. Steve Ballmer turned the focus from PCs to devices and services: manufacturing its own devices, and promoting its own services regardless of the platform. Satya Nadella was supposed to bring further clarity.
The Big Blue IT colossus' storage revenues have carried on declining, with only FlashSystems showing growth, and stellar growth at that.
Elliott Management Corp puts a billion bucks on the table to spin out VMware
Analysis Breaking the news, literally, about the Pope, a Brit biz and a reseller
Dell has started accepting Bitcoin as payment for stuff.
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.
The Big Blue Apple affair: Inspired by Jobs, driven by Microsoft and Android
Former eBay boss now CEO, pres AND chairman of tech titan
Never mind, we've plenty of orders coming for H2 – Steve
Heavy jail sentences doled out to phisherfolk - cops
Sick man of silicon's x86 sales hit hard by PC world, but CEO seems happy
Just a few billion in profit for Q2, ho hum
Big Blue inches past analyst expectations in Q2 2014, but at what cost?
Elop explains new, lighter strategy (sort of)
Mostly ex-Nokia staffers
Hey ho, more cloud sales it is
Flash writing on the wall for HDD makers
Just 77 machines in the UK, though
Winners medal for UK sales peeps not matched abroad
Efficiency and Reform Group isn't that efficient, should reform its ways
Big data is on the strategic priority dashboard of every enterprise tech firm, but coughing a potentially princely sum for skilled people to talk the talk in complex projects may not be commercially viable for some in the channel.
WPC Microsoft’s chief salesman Kevin Turner has tried to turn his company’s crushing lateness on devices into a positive for the sake of partners and employees.
Tech disties feasted on a relative PC sales banquet in Q2 as businesses and to a lesser extent consumers made a belated dash to rid themselves of systems running on Windows XP.
Exclusive BT has been cleared of a serious data protection violation by the UK's privacy watchdog, The Register has learned.
Long-winded memo makes us miss Steve Ballmer
Route traffic? Made a load balancer? Oops
We all know hardware lasts longer than 3 years so why bin good kit?
Enough to soothe the aches of an identity crisis?
NO WAY are you putting it on iOS and Android, screech commentards
So WTF is this investigation all about then?
- WPC Microsoft takes on Chromebook with low-cost Windows laptops
- Microsoft swings axe at 18,000 bods in its largest ever round of layoffs
- X marks the chop: Microsoft takes axe to Nokia's Android venture
- Do YOU work at Microsoft? Um. Are you SURE about that?
- Why has sexy Apple gone to bed with big boring IBM?
Big Blue exec tells El Reg what to keep an eye on
As good as it gets, for now
Is everything fatally borked? Not quite, say security godheads
You may want to move to Iceland at this point
Plus: Why it wants to be like IBM, not Sun
Salad days before us, say ageing chip vendors