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What's a right pain in the ASCII for IBM? Its own leech-like hardware biz

IBM's earnings for the first quarter of the year show that the company's hardware division has turned into a leech sapping Big Blue's profits.

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Team Register, 16 Apr 15:26

Fusion-io: Ah, Microsoft. I see there's in-memory in SQL Server 2014... **GERONIMO!**

Server flasher leaps in to fulfil need for SQL speed
Chris Mellor, 16 Apr 09:25

Parallels could whip VMware or Microsoft, happier as Robin Hood

Ingram deal puts junior virtualiser in box seat to broker SaaS and cloud
Simon Sharwood, 16 Apr 04:04

Oracle's Larry Ellison has the MOST MASSIVE PACKAGE IN PUBLIC

Billionaire IT baron earns twice as much as the next in line, Disney chief Bob Iger

Red Hat unveils cloudy software bazaar

Linux fiddler keeps on huffing on its OpenShift cloud
Jack Clark, 14 Apr 17:39

Canadian taxman says hundreds pierced by Heartbleed SSL skewer

900 social insurance numbers nicked, says revenue watchman
John Leyden, 14 Apr 15:37
Whiptail XLR8r appliance

Cisco reps flog Whiptail's Invicta arrays against EMC and Pure

A recent report based on views gathered from resellers reveals Cisco reps are enthusiastically selling Invicta all-flash arrays as both stand-alone and UCS converged arrays against EMC's XtremIO and Pure Storage.

Bad PUPPY: Undead Windows XP deposits fresh scamware on lawn

Cybercriminals have already seized upon the end of support for Windows XP as a theme for numerous scams and fake software updates.

Misco Shared Services Centre drone brands customer 'insane'

Order cockups by box shifter leads to email insult

Analysts: Bright future for smartphones, tablets, wearables

There's plenty of good money to be made if you stay out of the PC market

Apple has THREE TIMES as much cash as US govt, TWICE the UK

Apple has three times as much cash on hand as The US government, and over twice as much as the UK.

Sony battery recall as VAIO goes out with a bang, not a whimper

If you're one of the few people who bought a Sony VAIO Fit 11A laptop/tablet convertible unit in the last few months, you need to unplug it immediately and step away from the system, Sony has warned.

Heartbleed vuln under ACTIVE ATTACK as hackers map soft spots

Incoming
John Leyden, 11 Apr 14:02

Never mind the HORSE MEAT, trading standards cuts'll hurt IT crowd, too

Slashed budgets will affect IP enforcement, moans FAST

Insight warns Google embracers of hidden costs in Apps for Biz

'We haven't seen the traction we expected'
Paul Kunert, 11 Apr 13:01

HP: Lenovo's buy of IBM x86 biz is bad, bad, bad...

For customers and channel partners
Paul Kunert, 11 Apr 12:01

Top ten biz software vendors reveal Heartbleed exposure

VMware, Symantec and Citrix are digging, Microsoft and Salesforce are relaxing
Simon Sharwood, 11 Apr 01:58

Jeff Bezos reveals Amazon's brutal scale in annual letter

Analysis Bit-flipping retail mogul seems hybrid of Ford and Rockefeller
Jack Clark, 10 Apr 22:06

Biz PC market's looking healthy – but is it just an XPocalypse bounce?

Yes / maybe / no (delete as required)
Paul Kunert, 10 Apr 13:58

BlackBerry not afraid to throw its mobe biz under a bus, says CEO Chen

Updated 'We are not going to go up against WhatsApp'
Angry old man

IBM was wrong to force UK workers off final salary pensions – judge

A UK High Court judge has said that IBM breached its duties to Brit workers with a company pension by kicking a quarter of them off its final salary scheme in 2009.

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Chris Mellor

Drives nails forged with Red Hat iron into VCE's coffin
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Trevor Pott

Forget big-spending globo biz: it's about the consumer... and he's desperate for a nap
Steve Bennet, ex-Symantec CEO

Chris Mellor

Enormo security firm needs to get serious about acquisitions

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