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Le whoops! Microsoft France boss blows lid off 'Windows 9' launch

Redmond's attempt at Applesque PR is going just as well as its Surface tablets
Iain Thomson, 23 Sep 20:43

New VDI recipe: Pinch of Cisco, spoon of VMware, mix with X-IO arrays

Add salt as required
Chris Mellor, 23 Sep 18:31

Samsung abandons Chromebooks, laptops, PCs in Europe

Want a Sammy Chromebook? Live in Blighty? Forget it
Paul Kunert, 23 Sep 18:02

London slaps down Salesforce's bid to rename Heron Tower

US firm not 'dominant' enough for landmark skyscraper
Jasper Hamill, 23 Sep 16:57

HP is giving away FREE* STORAGE to lucky server customers

And you don't even have to buy HP hardware. How about that?
Chris Mellor, 23 Sep 14:28

The object of the game: NetApp 'Amazon-izes' StorageGRID

Web-scale object storage with geo-distributed erasure coding
Chris Mellor, 23 Sep 12:42

Phones 4u demise: 1,700 employees laid off with redundo package

The axe fell on nearly 1,700 jobs at Phones 4u last night, a little over a week after the High Street retailer went into administration.

Adobe swallows Aviary, hopes to stuff Creative Cloud into mobes

Adobe has gulped down editing app firm Aviary to beef up its mobile image-fiddling software with an eye on the professional crowd.

Microsoft vs the long arm of US law: Straight outta Dublin

Comment Hey you, get off of our cloud

Apple passcode-protects iOS 8 devices, but cops can still inhale your iCloud

Don't congratulate yourselves too soon, Apple – securobod
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Linux? Bah! Red Hat has its eye on the CLOUD – and it wants to own it

Not content with running the industry's largest enterprise Linux vendor, Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst says he wants to make the company the industry's leading enterprise cloud vendor – and he plans to "win" that market before someone else does.

Huawei buys Cambridge Internet of Things pioneer Neul

Thirty-person company Neul has been bought by Huawei for a reported $25m to turn the UK into a centre of excellence for Internet of Things.

Hungry Brit giant Daisy Group extends D-day for buying consortium

To buy or not to buy, that is the question facing CEO Riley & Co
Paul Kunert, 22 Sep 15:58

Huawei's top UK mobile man walks out in shock resignation

Where could former Samsung man be off to next?
Simon Rockman, 22 Sep 14:55

Bill Gates, drugs and the internet: Top 10 Larry Ellison quotes

'I certainly never expected to become rich ... this is surreal'
Gavin Clarke, 22 Sep 12:01

One-time direct sales giant Dell weds world's largest tech distie... in the UK

Do you, Dell UK, take Ingram Micro to have and to hold?
Paul Kunert, 22 Sep 11:42

EMC, HP blockbuster 'merger' shocker comes a cropper

+Comment Stand down, FTC... you can put your feet up for a bit
Chris Mellor, 22 Sep 10:03

EE buys 58 Phones 4u stores for £2.5m after picking over carcass

Operator says it will safeguard 359 jobs, plans lick of paint
Kelly Fiveash, 22 Sep 09:31

Report: EE in talks to scoop up 60 Phones 4u stores from troubled High Street retailer

Carrier at centre of row has just hours to secure deal
Kelly Fiveash, 21 Sep 12:37

Vodafone to buy 140 Phones 4u stores from stricken retailer

887 jobs 'preserved' in the process, says administrator PwC
Kelly Fiveash, 20 Sep 14:05

TOR users become FBI's No.1 hacking target after legal power grab

Be afeared, me hearties, these scoundrels be spying our signals
John Leyden, 19 Sep 10:03

Who's that at the door, storage box flingers? It's the hard drive makers. No, they are not smiling

Analysis Nice treasure chest ye have there. Shame if it fell overboard
Chris Mellor, 19 Sep 07:04

First day of Hurd'n'Catz at Oracle: It's dis-fur-pointing for Wall St

Database giant still not feline the love in new hardware and software sales
Neil McAllister, 18 Sep 22:26

Oracle's Larry Ellison quits as CEO – new bosses are Hurd'n'Catz

Larry to spend more time with his, er, in his CTO chair
Neil McAllister, 18 Sep 20:30

Microsoft's axeman Nadella fills baskets with 2,100 fresh heads

Round 2 of layoffs sees jobs cut company-wide
Neil McAllister, 18 Sep 19:27

Aggressive HGST hurls flashy humdingers at online archiving

Comment Sooner or later a big player's going to catch one in the eye
Chris Mellor, 18 Sep 08:57
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Microsoft buys Minecraft for $2.5bn. Notch: I'm getting the block outta here

When Microsoft acquires Minecraft maker Mojang for a dizzying $2.5bn, the game's creator won't be coming along for the ride.
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No biggie: EMC's XtremIO firmware upgrade 'will wipe data'

There's a rumor that upgrading EMC's XtremIO firmware to v3.0 will wipe all user data from the flash array.
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Phones 4u website DIES as wounded mobe retailer struggles to stay above water

Phones 4u's website is currently telling customers that it is unable to trade due to "the unexpected decision of EE and Vodafone to withdraw supply" from the retailer.
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Huawei ditches new Windows Phone mobe plans, blames poor sales

Huawei - the planet’s third biggest shifter of smartphones - has abandoned plans to build more devices based on Windows due to slower than expected sales.

Opinion

Houses of Parliament in night-time

Andrew Orlowski

Come on everybody, let's upload all our stuff into Government by Cloud
Joe Tucci EMC
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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

Features

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
No email? No CRM? No Daily Mail iPad edition? You need a plan
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