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Multi-billion pound UK.gov tech framework awarded to 33 suppliers

Agree to make a mini-margin? You're on board
Paul Kunert, 02 Sep 13:43

Logicalis tap up software developer, buys majority stake

Integrator grabs bitesize piece of mobile app and Wi-Fi services space
Paul Kunert, 02 Sep 11:21

Microsoft changes cert test providers, hints at fun new exams

If you really love taking tests with Prometric, do 'em before Christmas
Simon Sharwood, 02 Sep 02:58

Cisco climbs aboard containerisation cloudwagon, with security reservations

Teams with Red Hat to add SDN so containerised apps can get to work faster
Simon Sharwood, 02 Sep 00:02

Windows 7 settles as Windows XP use finally starts to slip … a bit

And at the back of the field, Windows 8.1 is sprinting away from Windows 8
Simon Sharwood, 01 Sep 21:54

Woe, Daddy! GoDaddy customers wail as hosting service GOES TITSUP

Support team swamped by calls as websites die
Kelly Fiveash, 01 Sep 10:56
Microsoft-themed Monopoly board

China: You, Microsoft. Office-Windows 'compatibility'. You have 20 days to explain

China's antitrust regulator has given Microsoft 20 days to hand over a written explanation of how the Windows OS works together with the bundled Office software suite as part of its probe into the firm’s alleged monopoly activities.
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European Commission okays Oracle's MICROS gobble

Oracle's US$5bn purchase of integrated hardware-maker MICROS has been approved by the European Commission.

Redmond resists order to hand over overseas email

Court wanted peek as related to US investigation

Community chest: Storage firms need to pay open-source debts

Storagebod Samba implementation? Time to get some devs on the job
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Too slow with that iPhone refresh, Apple: Android is GOBBLING up US mobile market

Android made further inroads into the US market at the expense of Apple, according to latest market share snapshot from tech analyst Kantar. Meanwhile, Windows Phone has stalled in 2014.
Apple iPad 3 aka new iPad

Larger iPad could target big biz, save Apple from low-end scrum

Analysis As has been increasingly the case with smartphones, the tablet market is shifting away from an Apple/Samsung head-to-head, and becoming a free-for-all.

FIRST LOOK: Gartner gurus present all-flash prognostications

Diagram key to array success?
Chris Mellor, 29 Aug 12:32

Brit chip biz CSR rebuffs US takeover bid from Microchip Technologies

Bluetooth firms suggest a pairing, but it's not going smoothly
Simon Rockman, 29 Aug 11:09

We need less U.S. in our WWW – Euro digital chief Steelie Neelie

EC moves to shift status quo at Internet Governance Forum
Jennifer Baker, 29 Aug 10:44

The A-to-Z of storage news: Your quick 'n' dirty tasting menu

Weren't at VMworld? Here's what you missed
Chris Mellor, 29 Aug 08:32

Euro banks will rip out EVERYTHING and buy proper backend systems ... LOL, fooled ya

Survey says everyone's winging it with IT, as usual
OUT-LAW.COM, 29 Aug 08:07

Server sales show signs of slight surge

Hooray for hyperscale, which now outsells Oracle and Cisco
Simon Sharwood, 29 Aug 07:28

Gamma's not a goner! UK ISP sorts out major outage

Says BT is the root of the problem
Iain Thomson, 29 Aug 00:15

HP busts out new ProLiant Gen9 servers

Think those are cool? Wait till you get a load of our racks
Gavin Clarke, 28 Aug 17:04

All-flash array shipper Violin plays concerto after re-stringing

+Comment Cuts its losses - literally
Chris Mellor, 28 Aug 13:29

Reg man looks through a Glass, darkly: Google's toy ploy or killer tech specs?

Review Tip: Put the shades on and you'll look less of a spanner
Alun Taylor, 28 Aug 09:03

Microsoft boots 1,500 dodgy apps from the Windows Store

DEVELOPERS! DEVELOPERS! DEVELOPERS! Naughty, misleading developers!
Simon Sharwood, 28 Aug 05:02

Dropbox cuts cloud storage prices $10 per terabyte, matching Google and Microsoft

Adds sharing tools, to existing lineup
Iain Thomson, 27 Aug 22:21

Major cyber attack hits Norwegian oil industry

Statoil, the gas giant behind the Scandie social miracle, targeted
John Leyden, 27 Aug 18:05

Hyperconverged kit is SO HOT right now. $140m sound about right, Nutanix?

Watch out, cash burn is increasing
Chris Mellor, 27 Aug 15:28
IBM Logo 2014

Ex-IBM CEO John Akers dies at 79

Obituary Former IBM CEO John Akers has died in Boston aged 79.

Citrix says reports of XenServer's death are greatly exaggerated

When the mages at Gartner gave the world their most recent view of the x86 virtualization market, the firm offered unkind words about Citrix's prospects in the market.
Swiss Cow

Street-beating Brocade bounces back

Storage networking biz Brocade has bounced back from its disappointing and loss-making second quarter results with third quarter profits and a revenue rise.
Micron 128-gigabit multi-level cell NAND Flash memory device

HP lets the SAN shine: StoreVirtual now bigger, flashier, OpenStack-ier

HP has added lots of features to its StoreVirtual software SAN, announced a lower-cost all-flash 3PAR array and provided cheaper backup for remote offices.

Opinion

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Felipe Costa

Pressure to perform for stock market bearing down on disties
Columns of coins in the cloud

Michael Cote

Anything that simple to use has got to be complex to set up
Internet of Things

Gavin Clarke

This time, Larry's Oracle is going after the networking giants
No Sale
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Sinofsky's hybrid strategy looks dafter than ever
Failure to crack next-gen semiconductors threatens to set back humanity
SMEs get lip service - what they need is dinner at the Club
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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