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Judge greenlights class-action suit accusing AMD of securities fraud

Plaintiffs claim chipmaker misled investors about supply-chain woes
Neil McAllister, 01 Apr 23:30

Fake Pirate Bay site pushes banking Trojan to WordPress users

Pirated pirate site springs 'You've been iFramed' drive-by surprise
John Leyden, 01 Apr 14:58

Notebooks drag PC sales out the toilet, fondleslabs still falling

Revenue still falling as well. Bad times
Kat Hall, 01 Apr 13:29

CSC confirms top exec suspended over Australian bank scandal

Company is investigating kickback allegations
Kat Hall, 01 Apr 11:57

IBM: No compulsory redundancies in Systems Middleware

Up to 70 volunteers leave with a cheque and a smile as wide as America
Paul Kunert, 01 Apr 09:58

Amazon's clouds are da bomb, say EU data protection watchdogs

AWS meets Europe's privacy requirements, whatever they may be worth
Jennifer Baker, 01 Apr 07:27

HP blasts $5.1bn sueball at ex-Autonomy execs, Lynch preps return fire

As it has long threatened to do, HP has sued two former Autonomy executives, accusing them of impropriety related to the two companies' financially disastrous 2011 merger.
Chromebook Flip

New dirt-cheap Chromebooks: Team Google keeps jackboot on throat of PC titans

While Google is trying to push Chromebooks upmarket with its flashy Pixel, its Chrome OS partners continue to target budget-conscious buyers with a new batch of devices priced at $250 and lower.

Microsoft dumps ARM for Atom with cut-price Surface 3 fondleslab

Pic + vid Well, that just about wraps it up for RT
David Donatelli

Oracle boat picks up ex-HP hardware man Donatelli

HP exec David Donatelli has followed Mark Hurd to Oracle, and taken up an exec veep position related to hardware, according to Business Insider, citing numerous sources.

Life after Lord Shugs looks good, as Viglen directors' packages swell

Being a director at Viglen has become considerably more lucrative since Lord Shugs offloaded the tech supplier to Westcoast Holdings.

Managed services biz Claranet adds £107m to war chest

Founder hints more acquisitions could be on the cards
Kat Hall, 31 Mar 08:05

Wearables market action is all in the wrist says market-scryer IDC

Tech specs aren't going to make it and the wearables market is smaller than PCs
Simon Sharwood, 31 Mar 07:01

SoftLayer and Telstra in cloudy embrace

Today Australia, tomorrow THE WORLD! Maybe
Simon Sharwood, 31 Mar 04:28

Node4 buys app developer and cloud purveyor Reconnix

Open source, clouds? We've heard of these, says boss
Paul Kunert, 30 Mar 17:02

Pure CEO dons cheerleader outfit, harangues world, dog

Bangs drum, makes song and dance about annual performance
Chris Mellor, 30 Mar 16:03

Phoenix IT Group: we hired 20 bods for config/ distie centre

Ahem, yes, the same number as the repairs desk staff that we let go
Paul Kunert, 30 Mar 12:58

Outsourcery still losing as much as it turns over

Another round of funding coming to a cloud biz near you
Paul Kunert, 30 Mar 12:41

Police ICT Company finally lurches off the ground

Fill your boots guys as it could be scrapped after the election
Kat Hall, 30 Mar 12:19

Just WALK IN and buy an Apple Watch. Are you mad?

Follow these few simple steps, and wait a while
Paul Kunert, 30 Mar 10:29

Huawei networking kit gets the green light from Blighty's spooks

All above board, concludes board
Simon Rockman, 30 Mar 09:28

Insight's EMEA prez: It's not our fault cloud sales are slow, blame the NSA

Firms' fluffy white services payoff is due in 2016, adds gros fromage
Paul Kunert, 30 Mar 07:57

Did we just wake up in an alternate universe? BlackBerry turns a profit

Back in Black, but one fair quarter does not a turnaround make
Neil McAllister, 27 Mar 19:20

VMware channel confirms price hikes from next month

vSphere to rise by 7% and all the rest by 4-5%
Paul Kunert, 27 Mar 16:36

Tim Cook: I'll give just a THIRD of what Gates gave to charity last year

Apple CEO to flex financial muscles in the name of 'charidee'
Paul Kunert, 27 Mar 12:39
Windows 10 Universal Apps

Metro app meets Windows 10. A Microsoft win? Maybe after a little improvement

First Look Microsoft has released preview tools for the Windows 10 Universal App Platform (UAP), giving developers their first opportunity to try and build new-style Windows apps.
NSA parody T-shirt

PATRIOT Act axed, NSA spying halted ... wake up, Neo, it's just a dream in the US House of Reps

A law bill introduced in the US House of Representatives on Tuesday seeks to abolish the Patriot Act, ban Uncle Sam from forcing backdoors into technology, and safeguard whistleblowers like Edward Snowden.
HP cloud

So you've been told to build a cloud. No one was fired for buying HP hardware, er, right?

HP loves a big box with a few lights on it and the latest is HP's Cloudline range of servers, launched in March. The products are unsurprisingly (the clue is in the name) said to be particularly well-suited for deployment in cloud-centric data centres.
A kite

Document Foundation pledges Office 365 and Google Docs challenger

A hosted edition of LibreOffice is planned as a free and open alternative to Office 365 and Google Docs by year's end.

Opinion

Alexandre Mesguich

Change is order of day as tech giants shift strategy gears
Partnership

Frank Jennings

Confused? No problem, we have 5, no 6, no 7... lots of standards

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

Features

money trap conceptual illustration
Big boys snare the unwary with too-good-to-be-true deals
Angus Highland cow
Pet carriers not wanted for whitebox stampede
FBcoldstoragearray
Sorry OpenStack and Open Compute, we're not all Facebook
Gary Kovacs, CEO of AVG. Pic: World Economic Forum
Scammy download sites? Government snooping? Run of the mill for Gary Kovacs
BlackBerry and Android, together at last
Funnel of cash. Credit: via SXC – http://www.sxc.hu/profile/Leonardini