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Insight: Tech market's stabilising, time to start hiring again

It was a mixed bag of a third calendar quarter for reseller titan Insight Enterprises: sales shot up, as did operating profit, but gross margin was slapped by lower vendor rebates and overheating admin expenses.

OFFICIAL: Fondling of Apple's slab declines – iPad sales DOWN in Q3

Pile 'em high, sell 'em cheap' vendors blamed for decline
Kat Hall, 31 Oct 15:21

PureStorage flies flash arrays into OpenStack clouds

Upstart hopes for Purity parity
Chris Mellor, 31 Oct 14:42

More Home Office and MoJ jobs could move abroad, union warns

Outsourcing giant Steria scoops two new clients
Kat Hall, 31 Oct 14:24

Fujitsu Services ordered to reveal size of pay scale for ALL TECHIES

Unite union action settled
Paul Kunert, 31 Oct 13:37

Marc Benioff tethers Salesforce cloud to Blighty

First European data centre spotted off west London
Gavin Clarke, 31 Oct 13:01

Samsung launches 'perfect pair' of skinny mid-range phones

A3 and A5 to paper over cracks in finances
Simon Rockman, 31 Oct 12:46
Apple iMac 27-inch with Retina Display

Pixel mania: Apple 27-inch iMac with 5K Retina display

Review It’s kind of ironic really, that the most expensive, over-the-top version of the iMac ever released should actually turn out to be pretty good value for money.
HP's Multi Jet Fusion 3D printer

Multi Jet Fusion: THAT's HP's promised 3D printer, not crazy 'leccy invention

A year and eight days ago, The Reg was in the room when HP CEO Meg Whitman promised the company would deliver a 3D printer that service providers could wield by the middle of 2014.

Desktop Linux users beware: the boss thinks you need to be managed

VMware reveals VDI for Linux desktops plan, plus China lab to do the development

Lenovo completes Motorola purchase for $2.9bn – $10bn less than Google paid for it

Ah, but the patents Google keeps were worth every penny
top of the bt tower

BT: Consumers and cost cutting save the day

Cost cutting and 88,000 new broadband punters helped BT bank more profits in calendar Q3, although revenues went in the opposite direction as all divisions outside of the consumer wing reported declining fortunes.

NHS quango fatcats spend £2m tax dosh on iPads and iPhones

Government health chiefs have admitted to spending millions of pounds furnishing bureaucrats with Apple iPhones and fondleslabs.

Watch out, Samsung and Apple: Xiaomi's No 3 in smartphones now

From obscurity to selling 19 million mobes a quarter

BIGGEST THREAT to Europe’s cybersecurity? Hint: not hackers

Largest EVER Europe-wide cybersecurity exercise

Apple dealer CANCOM: We're RAKING IT IN

EBITDA doubles year-on-year at the German firm
Team Register, 30 Oct 14:54

Sales down at UK's oldest tech distie: Northamber losses widen in fiscal '14

But chairman Phillips is rosy about future
Paul Kunert, 30 Oct 12:45

Samsung's flagging phone fortunes hit profits hard

Net earnings nearly halve in the third quarter compared to last year

Apple CEO Tim Cook: My well-known gayness is 'a gift from GOD'

'I have benefited from the sacrifice of others'
Jasper Hamill, 30 Oct 11:56

All change at the top of HP's enterprise biz

Same strategy, but can the newbies make it work?
Paul Kunert, 30 Oct 11:19

Distie titan TD Azlan to cut ties with Huawei

'Can't shift the gear', say channel whispers
Paul Kunert, 30 Oct 10:25

Whoa, back up a little CommVault: ANOTHER weak quarter?

CommVault has reported a depressing set of results as sales headcount and mid-market product and pricing strategy faux pas cause a stumble – another stumble, in fact, as first quarter results were poor too.

Opinion

Microsoft Surface bomb
Killer whale

Chris Mellor

Firm cites 'low demand' plus 'abusers'

Tim Worstall

Or why the reversal of globalisation ain't gonna 'appen

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