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Want $50bn from Uncle Sam? Put in a bid on these IT contracts

The US government's General Services Administration (GSA) has opened bidding on what it says will be a $50bn IT services contract package.

Cisco to splash $293m on CloudLock

Security firm sniffs out cloudy user behaviour and more
Kat Hall, 28 Jun 15:37

Pure Storage’s FlashBlade is great on paper. But it's still only on paper

Development project gets more bells and whistles

Post Brexit tech spending to rise like a lead balloon

Vendors deliver sobering message to staff
Paul Kunert, 28 Jun 14:59

Never-never chip tech Memristor shuffles closer to death row

Comment Execution warrant close to being signed for Fink's folly
Chris Mellor, 28 Jun 11:37

Tesco Mobile does what? Hahahahahahaha. Sorry customers

Yep, it has outsourced call centre support to Capita
Paul Kunert, 28 Jun 10:30

MPs of Europe unite: Listen up big biz, air your tax deals in public

Tax doesn't have to be taxing, unless you're trying to avoid it
Kat Hall, 28 Jun 08:01

Now Intel swings axe at sales, marketing peeps

Intel has turned its axe on sales and marketing staff as part of its ongoing workforce decimation.

'I urge everyone to fight back' – woman wins $10k from Microsoft over Windows 10 misery

A California woman has won $10,000 from Microsoft after a sneaky Windows 10 update wrecked the computer she used to run her business. Now she's urging everyone to follow suit and "fight back."

Hewlett Packard Enterprise CTO, CCO to call it a day

Machine moves closer, execs move(d) out
 CRAY-1 on display in the hallways of the EPFL in Lausanne.

Cray explores options for supercomputing-as-a-service

Cray is exploring options to offer supercomputing "as a service", but don’t expect AWS to be offering the venerable vendor’s number-crunching monsters online anytime soon.
backdoor_648. Pic via Shutterstock

NetApp loses Lee Caswell to VMware

NetApp's flash marketeer, Lee Caswell, has resigned and joined VMware.

Osborne on Leave limbo: Travel and trade stay unchanged

But employers plan hire freeze and relocation
Gavin Clarke, 27 Jun 10:50

UK digi strategy on ice post Brexit results - sources

BREXIT Q: Just how do we untangle Gov.UK systems from the EU regs and policy? A: Messily
Kat Hall, 27 Jun 08:02

Lenovo Solution Center portal patched to shutter hacker god mode hole

Hack hole turns pleb users to admin queens, kills AV to boot
Darren Pauli, 27 Jun 03:56

Disco, Pogs, and the Microsoft Surface 3

Name three things that are dead
Shaun Nichols, 24 Jun 21:11

Violin goes for reverse stock split

Stockholder approval looks to be a formality but market capitalization issue remains
Chris Mellor, 24 Jun 20:49

Thinking of using multiple clouds? Don't do it, stick with us says AWS CEO

'Every tier-one country will have an AWS region' – but analyst says other providers are catching up
Tim Anderson, 24 Jun 19:46

EU GDPR compliance still a thing for UK firms even after Brexit

BREXIT Leaving doesn't get you out of commitments
John Leyden, 24 Jun 17:34

Dev boss: What will Microsoft do with Windows 10 Mobile? Surprise – it's for work!

'Surface phone' will have challenging app gap
Tim Anderson, 24 Jun 16:02
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BlackBerry's turnaround stalls

BlackBerry announced further losses today as its comeback plan snagged on adjustments to the books.



Chris Mellor

Execution warrant close to being signed for Fink's folly
Woman cuddles 'sly-looking' Fennec fox. Photo by Shutterstock
Cartoon of employee asking wky boss makes hium wear suspenders (while pincer through open trapdoor remains poised above his head) illustration by Cartoon resource for Shutterstock

Frank Jennings

It's not like my boss painstakingly nurtured the contacts, right?


Girl and computer, photo via Shutterstock
Middle-class terror of engineering also part of problem
Nerd fail photo via Shutterstock
Shouting match
Single market vs. rest of the world