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Can it be true? A BIG DATA benchmark? Yes, says TPC

Vendor-neutral stats for tech's biggest meaningless buzzword
Chris Mellor, 20 Aug 14:02

AMD slaps 'Radeon' label on Tosh flash: >Beard stroke< Hmm, cunning ...

Hey, you wanna SSD with that graphics card, man?
Chris Mellor, 19 Aug 13:27

Nexenta reckons it has Edge in squeezing your object storage BLOB

Dedupe for the little guy, not just the tech titan
Chris Mellor, 19 Aug 13:03

Apple takes blade to 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display

Review Shaves price, not screen on mid-2014 model
Stephen Dean, 19 Aug 09:01

Object storage bods Exablox: RAID is dead, baby. RAID is dead

Bring your own disks to its object appliances
Chris Mellor, 19 Aug 08:29

Code42 seeks channel partners for LTR, much TLC on offer

Small print: They want 300 of you lovely people
Chris Mellor, 18 Aug 11:43
HP CEO Meg Whitman

Reg man grills HP Software big cheese

Traditionally HP Software was seen by many of its business partners on the hardware side of the house – and by default some of their customers – as a fragmented portfolio of specialist applications amassed via acquisition.
Lenovo

US regulators OK sale of IBM's x86 server biz to Lenovo

US regulators have given the thumbs-up to IBM's sale of its x86-based System x server business to China's Lenovo, Big Blue announced on Friday.

Rimini Street promises 'business as usual' after Oracle IP judgment

Rimini's wrong on Oracle database licence, says judge

Samsung slurps Internet of Home Stuff upstart SmartThings

Korean chaebol nabs home automation platform for rumoured $200m
Ciscoblood

Cisco prepares to take $700m hit to make 6,000 layoffs

Cisco has said that it will be hit with $700m in charges in fiscal 2015 in the restructuring plan that will see the firm axe 6,000 employees.

EMC customer? You can only buy from third-party sales bods now

EMC says it will remove the tools that allowed its direct sales reps to quote kit prices to customers this quarter.

eBay in talks with Bitcoin firms about payments processing

Online bazaar's Braintree subsidiary chatting up Coinbase and others

Microsoft punts FREE Office 365 mail migration, but some are not chuffed with the idea

Mmm, drink from our delicious fountain o' cash, partners
Paul Kunert, 15 Aug 11:29

Brits' BORKED Samsung kit held up after repair centre slips into administration

What ... you don't know where my borked slab's gone?

Oracle claims knockout blow in IP lawsuit

Judge says Rimini Street pinched Larry's goodies
Simon Sharwood, 15 Aug 07:28

Visual Studio Online goes titsup as Microsoft wrestles with database

Updated Cortana, what does 'multi-region full service interruption' mean?
Neil McAllister, 14 Aug 19:42

Lenovo posts an INCREASE in desktop PC and notebook sales

Death of the PC market may have been exaggerated, reckons Chinese firm
Gavin Clarke, 14 Aug 13:04

NetApp: Revenues are down – but own brand kit wasn't to blame

If it weren't for those pesky OEMmers...
Chris Mellor, 14 Aug 12:03

Dragons' Den man and co-CEO to work for FREE at loss-making Outsourcery

'Salary sacrifice' among measures to find £4.5m in working capital
Paul Kunert, 14 Aug 10:27

Restatements HURT. Just ask global mega distie Tech Data how it's going for them

Pressure to perform for stock market bearing down on disties
Felipe Costa, 14 Aug 09:29

Hey, biz bods: OpenStack will be worth $3.3bn by 2018

Anything that simple to use has got to be complex to set up
Michael Cote, 14 Aug 08:28

Avago divests another chunk of LSI to Intel

Chipzilla splashes US$650 million for Axxia
Richard Chirgwin, 14 Aug 04:26

Brit infosec firm lets hackers think they've stolen something

ClearSwift has scored an almost-accidental success with [REDACTED] tech
Simon Sharwood, 14 Aug 01:37

Cisco revenue dip means 6,000 staff to be de-assimilated

Q4 results show emerging markets revenue falling, US flat, competition rising
Richard Chirgwin, 14 Aug 01:01

Dead Steve Jobs sued by own shareholders in no-poach pact brouhaha

'His conduct a reminder that businessmen commit unlawful acts in zealous pursuit of profit'
Shaun Nichols, 13 Aug 22:10

Oh, Emulex: Another quarter, yet more red-splattered results

Emulex results were dismal, never mind what president and CEO Jeff Benck said about achieving "the high end of our revenue guidance." Revenues were down and losses deeper for its fourth fiscal 2014 quarter - ended June 29 - and for the full year.
Dell Chromebook 11

Chromebooks to break out of US schools: Netbook 2.0 comeback not just for children

It may be a niche, but the market for Chromebooks will grow, according to research company Gartner. The analyst has predicted 5.2 million of the Google OS-powered laptops will be sold this year.

Maybe it's because I'm a Londoner: Capital is top target for computer thieves, say police

Computer kit including smartphones, laptops, tablets and desktop themselves, is twice as likely to be stolen in reported thefts in London compared to other regions in the UK.
Bitcoins

Dell The Man shrieks: 'We've got a Bitcoin order, we've got a Bitcoin order'

Big Mike Dell, CEO at the eponymous Texan tech biz, was telling anyone that would listen over the weekend that his company had flogged some old world stuff via a new world digital currency.

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
Lightning

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