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IBM buys 'deep learning' upstart Alchemy API, hires 40,000 devs

Soz ex-staffers, we want people who can smarten up Watson-as-a-cloud
Kat Hall, 04 Mar 21:19

HP: Windows Server + OpenStack will lure biz bods from the Amazon

Microsoft lends muscle to server on 'Linux for cloud'
Gavin Clarke, 04 Mar 17:01

Stop press! NHS trust finds G-Cloud, BUYS SOMETHING with it

£450/year/seat Lync SaaS deal boosts Outsourcery's coffers
Paul Kunert, 04 Mar 16:06

IBM may swing axe on same departments more than once

Job security in tech? Maybe try another industry
Paul Kunert, 04 Mar 14:05

Ex-Systemax execs Carl & Gilbert Fiorentino jailed over $27m fraud

Brothers get five and six years of stripey suntan time
Paul Kunert, 04 Mar 11:05

CONFIRMED: Tiny Windows Server is on the way

Cloud OS at the bottom, server in the middle and a dedicated client on top
Simon Sharwood, 04 Mar 03:28
Scary Skeleton Samba

Pull on your dancing shoes, the server market's ALLLLIVE

It looks like execs behind the biggest server-makers can dust off those dancing boots and get jiggy with it again – the market is expanding in both box shipments and the value of them.
HP cloud

HP adds Eucalyptus to Helion cloud, but OpenStack still reigns

HP has restored Amazon Web Services compatibility to its Helion cloud product line, just over a year after it dropped support in favor of focusing on a mix of OpenStack and its own, in-house technology.
Joe Tucci and Pat Gelsinger

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

VMware has released its Form 10-K, the annual report in which entities listed in the USA are required to offer a warts-and-all account of all the things that could possibly go wrong.
management regulation2

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

A US public pension fund has filed a class-action lawsuit against IBM, claiming the company misrepresented the value of the semiconductor business it offloaded to GlobalFoundries in October.

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 gulps down Aruba Networks for $3bn

Biggest buy since Autonomy
Kat Hall, 02 Mar 14:48

ASML‬ plays down mystery hack attack

Firm that makes machines that make chips makes statement
John Leyden, 02 Mar 14:02

High Court: IBM staff refused pay increases can claim damages

Big Blue set to appeal
Kat Hall, 02 Mar 13:28

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

Loss-making B2B comms outfit looks for new boss and non-exec directors
Paul Kunert, 02 Mar 12:46

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

MWC 2015 We've missed you, Stephen Elop
Andrew Orlowski, 02 Mar 11:33

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

MWC 2015 The all-IP, gigabit dream is within reach... just buy our kit
Wireless Watch, 02 Mar 11:09

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
Sorry we're closed

Gamma Global goes titsup after running out of cash

Manchester-based broker Gamma Global has shut up shop after running out of cash, The Channel can reveal.

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

Apple's operating systems and Linux racked up more vulnerability reports than Windows during 2014, according to research from security outfit GFI.

HP sets net to snare Aruba: reports

HP looks like breaking its long embargo on large acquisitions by snaffling Aruba Networks, according to emerging reports.
Panic button

SIM hack scandal biz Gemalto: Everything's fine ... Security industry: No, it's really not

Six days ago Gemalto, the world's largest SIM card manufacturer, was told that back in 2010 it had been ransacked by NSA and GCHQ hackers. Today the company gave itself the all-clear: no encryption keys, used to secure phone calls from eavesdroppers, were stolen, it claims.

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
You see a diversity tickbox nightmare, I see human beings
hands waving dollar bills in the air
AWS and Salesforce match up to Ellison's hardware
Five years on, what did Larry's lot do to Sun's partner network?
But here's why we're (probably) not staring at a crash