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Activist investors force Riverbed into climbdown over cash 'n' costs

Comment Bad news for the stronghold firms
Chris Mellor, 24 Oct 18:16

Microsoft discovers long-lost phone division down back of sofa

Confirms it'll be chucking 'Lumia' brand into the round file
Andrew Orlowski, 24 Oct 15:06

Bitcasa bins $10-a-month Infinite storage offer

Comment Firm cites 'low demand' plus 'abusers'
Chris Mellor, 24 Oct 13:02

Cisco patches three-year-old remote code-execution hole

Patch or kill Telnet
Darren Pauli, 24 Oct 09:33

Amazon's AWS opens data center in Germany – just as we said

Scalability away from Uncle Sam, in theory
Gavin Clarke, 23 Oct 14:05

Consumers start feeling the love as Chromebook sales surge

Samsung, Acer, HP take three quarters of Google-based market
Gavin Clarke, 23 Oct 12:28

Big Azure? Microsoft and IBM ink deal on business cloud

IBM and Microsoft’s Azure cloud are blending after the two firms inked an enterprise partnership.

DEATH by PowerPoint: Microsoft warns of 0-day attack hidden in slides

Hackers are exploiting a zero-day vulnerability in Windows using malicious PowerPoint documents, Microsoft and security firms warn.
Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos

Amazon rolls cloud and on-prem into single sign-on service

Amazon has revealed plans to tie AWS to customers’ Earth-bound Microsoft IT estates and infrastructure using a directory service.
Tubbs from the League of Gentlemen. Illustration by Doeth Gwraig

Warning to those who covet the data of Internet of Precious Things

Data generated by devices in the "internet of things" age should be "regarded and treated as personal data", data protection authorities from across the globe have agreed.

Reg man has the cure for IBM storage: Just swallow 10 firms

Comment It'll only set you back a few billion
Chris Mellor, 21 Oct 15:18

Microsoft and Dell’s cloud in a box: Instant Azure for the data centre

Analysis A less painful way to run Microsoft’s private cloud
Tim Anderson, 21 Oct 14:35

Reg Vulture grills Xen hypervisor daddy on latest storage upstart

Interview Coho Data techie gets technical on flash-disk rivals
Chris Mellor, 21 Oct 13:05

Defence giant BAE coughs $230m for cloud heavy SilverSky

Multinational gets defensive over emails
John Leyden, 21 Oct 12:18

Hacked and ashamed? C'mon, Brits – report that cybercrime

Gov.uk campaign: Consumer security led to '£670m losses'
John Leyden, 21 Oct 11:14

Most cloud apps flout EU data protection rules – study

Data Protection Directive not passed yet, though...
John Leyden, 21 Oct 08:58

VMware gives up on dual-persona smartphone concept

AirWatch has other ideas about the best way to deliver apps to your pocket
Simon Sharwood, 21 Oct 07:01

IBM storage revenues sink: 'We are disappointed,' says CEO

Time to put the storage biz up for sale?
Chris Mellor, 20 Oct 14:32

Routine WHAT NOW? Bank of England’s CHAPS payment system goes TITSUP

Abandon hope all ye homebuyers who enter
Jasper Hamill, 20 Oct 12:18

Violin: Don't weep for Tier 1 storage... it'll soon be flashtastic

Comment CEO: Scale-out hyper-converged systems? Pah!
Chris Mellor, 20 Oct 11:28

Sophos to offshore American support operations

Exclusive Blame Canada?
John Leyden, 20 Oct 11:01

SDI Wars: EMC must FORGET ARRAYS, adapt or disappear

Sysadmin blog Can the storage giant overcome a lack of necessary leadership?
Trevor Pott, 20 Oct 09:03

Steve Jobs' bio man tackles geeks who 'created the digital revolution'

Page File The Innovators: Explained
Chris Mellor, 19 Oct 12:01

US government fines Intel's Wind River over crypto exports

New emphasis on encryption as a weapon?
John Leyden, 17 Oct 17:48
One Windows: Windows 10 will be delivered on multiple device types

ONE MILLION people already running Windows 10

Microsoft has revealed that a million people have signed up for the Windows Insider Program it is using to offer early access to Windows 10 for those willing to test the operating system's early iterations.
Biggest black hole

HP hops aboard hyperconverged infrastructure bandwagon

HP has become the latest vendor to hop aboard the hyperconverged infrastructure bandwagon, announcing the attractively-named “ConvergedSystem 200-HC StoreVirtual” appliances as its entry to the field.
Orange Business Services Vblock Cloud

SAP, IBM snuggle up for HANA-as-a-service

IBM will host SAP’s HANA Enterprise Cloud on its global data centers, it was announced today.
Broke - empty pockets

How's that big mobile push going, Intel? Oh a million dollars. In 3 months? Wow (sarcasm)

Intel is desperate to reduce its reliance on PCs and servers and break into the markets for mobility, wearables, and the Internet of Things. But its latest earnings report shows it's still struggling to make progress in those areas.

Opinion

Killer whale

Chris Mellor

Firm cites 'low demand' plus 'abusers'

Tim Worstall

Or why the reversal of globalisation ain't gonna 'appen
The full Spanglish breakfast: mealy pudding, bacon, black pudding, sausages, fried egg, toast
Blood image

Trevor Pott

Can the storage giant overcome a lack of necessary leadership?

Chris Mellor

Why overlapping kit from a merger equals a disaster in waiting
management cloud2

Gavin Clarke

The executioner turns gambler as HP's PCs are set to go

Features

No, silly... he was the fall guy for years of Finnish folly
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Frodo and the Ring
Microsoft's strategy is to make Store apps popular. Good luck with that
Alistair Darling and Alex Salmond debate Scottish independence
You keep the call centres, Hamish, we'll take the banks
Internet of Things
Everyone loves those Things, just not on each others' terms