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Files in manager's desk drawers: manila folder marked "Redundancies". Image via shutterstock

IBM may swing axe on same departments more than once

Such is the lack of job security at IBM that staff in certain departments could be at risk of redundancy on more than one occasion during this year, The Channel can reveal.

Ex-Systemax execs Carl & Gilbert Fiorentino jailed over $27m fraud

Brothers get five and six years of stripey suntan time
Paul Kunert, 04 Mar 11:05

CONFIRMED: Tiny Windows Server is on the way

Cloud OS at the bottom, server in the middle and a dedicated client on top
Simon Sharwood, 04 Mar 03:28

Pull on your dancing shoes, the server market's ALLLLIVE

Vendors did the server jig and more cash poured from the clouds (oh and hyperscale)
Paul Kunert, 03 Mar 22:58

HP adds Eucalyptus to Helion cloud, but OpenStack still reigns

Support for Amazon-lookalike clouds is back in HP's IaaS
Neil McAllister, 03 Mar 22:23

He can't give it away FAST ENOUGH: Bill Gates richest man in world again

Microsoft founder back on Forbes rich list
Kat Hall, 03 Mar 21:19

End in sight for Google, Apple, Intel and Adobe wage-fixing lawsuit

Judge seems happy with $415m offer
Kat Hall, 03 Mar 12:22
Joe Tucci and Pat Gelsinger

Here's what keeps VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger awake at night

VMware has released its Form 10-K, the annual report in which entities listed in the USA are required to offer a warts-and-all account of all the things that could possibly go wrong.
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IBM sued for talking up semiconductor business it couldn't give away

A US public pension fund has filed a class-action lawsuit against IBM, claiming the company misrepresented the value of the semiconductor business it offloaded to GlobalFoundries in October.

Brocade's pen poised over cheque to buy Connectem

If you can't build virtualised networks like everyone else at MWC, buy 'em

$250K: That's what Lenovo earned to RAT YOU OUT with Superfish

Report suggests Lenovo can be bought for peanuts as Mozilla kills dirty cert

Insight: Have you heard about Windows Server 2003 support?

As organisations using Windows Server 2003 march - perhaps with ill-found confidence - toward the expiry date for Microsoft support, Insight Enterprises has scare stories galore warnings for them.
HP

HP gulps down Aruba Networks for $3bn

After a period of abstinence from mega buys, HP has dipped into its cash reserves to find $3bn (£2bn) for wireless infrastructure biz Aruba Networks.

ASML‬ plays down mystery hack attack

Firm that makes machines that make chips makes statement
John Leyden, 02 Mar 14:02

High Court: IBM staff refused pay increases can claim damages

Big Blue set to appeal
Kat Hall, 02 Mar 13:28

Coms CEO: Sorry about accidentally buying 20k shares, I'm off

Loss-making B2B comms outfit looks for new boss and non-exec directors
Paul Kunert, 02 Mar 12:46

3 spectastic Lumias for price of 1 rival flagship: Microsoft sells biz on cheapie experience

MWC 2015 We've missed you, Stephen Elop
Andrew Orlowski, 02 Mar 11:33

Network vendors need something far more real than ‘5G’

MWC 2015 The all-IP, gigabit dream is within reach... just buy our kit
Wireless Watch, 02 Mar 11:09

HP Services engineer dispatch tool 'broken', say engineers

Relies on high speed web connections
Paul Kunert, 02 Mar 10:31

Windows XP's market share grows AGAIN!

Not even nuking it from orbit will do the job, we fear
Simon Sharwood, 02 Mar 08:02

Out of time: Huawei, LG unveil watches nobody wants to buy

MWC 2015 Can I borrow your charger?
Andrew Orlowski, 01 Mar 16:21
Leisure Suit Larry screenshot

To beat Oracle, find jurors who care about Leisure Suit Larry not Larry Ellison

When you kick a giant in the shins and threaten to cut it off at the knees, do it in a jurisdiction you believe will provide you with a sympathetic jury.

Opinion

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

Funnel of cash. Credit: via SXC – http://www.sxc.hu/profile/Leonardini
You see a diversity tickbox nightmare, I see human beings
hands waving dollar bills in the air
AWS and Salesforce match up to Ellison's hardware