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Surface Book nightmare: Microsoft won't fix 'Sleep of Death' bug

Hands-on In its most recent quarterly earnings report, Microsoft highlighted its increasingly popular Surface line as the growth leader in its More Personal Computing line of business. Surface led the category with 61 per cent growth in constant currency, a rise driven by the top products in the line, the Surface Pro 4 tablet and the Surface Book detachable-tablet laptop.

Tech spending in Europe is slowing, a fatter Tech Data belches

Don't disturb piggy at the trough, he's busy
Paul Kunert, 27 May 13:53

Flash. Arrrgh. Nimble sales down

Revenues decline Q-on-Q as late flash array entry takes toll
Chris Mellor, 27 May 13:22

The screeching of Violin Memory's parting strings is horrible

Revenues walk the falling walk again as CEO talks the turnaround talk – again
Chris Mellor, 27 May 12:55

Foxconn to slurp loss-making Smart Technologies for $200m

Interactive display firm latest to go Chinese
Paul Kunert, 27 May 12:33

Three UK cloudy firms promise CMA they'll be 'fairer' to customers

Market probe by regulator results in publicly slapped wrists

It's a Hull of a thing: Kcom takes a break from 8-year sales slide

Sidles up to the enterprise: Psst, want some IP?
Kat Hall, 27 May 09:57

Are EU having a laugh? Europe passes hopeless cyber-commerce rules

Analysis The European Commission (EC) has approved a series of ecommerce rules designed to make Europe more competitive online.

Q. What do you call a sales-growing letdown? A. Pure Storage

All-flash shipper Pure Storage delivered higher-than-expected revenue for its first fiscal 2017 quarter, but also had the first quarter-on-quarter revenue decline in its history since the IPO. Analysts thought it could have done better.

Lenovo: Markets for our products 'will remain challenging'

Let them finish... 'for the short term'. But mostly chalks up loss to M&A costs
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Dropbox gets all up in your kernel with Project Infinite. Cue uproar

Dropbox is on the defensive after revealing its file-sharing service will in future tap into the very heart of your computer’s operating system.
HP CEO Meg Whitman

Whitman deletes another chapter in HP history as CSC and ES borg

Hewlett Packard Enterprise CEO Meg Whitman is dismantling another legacy bequeathed to her by a predecessor as she waves goodbye to Enterprise Services.

NetApp posts $8m loss as its pivot continues. Feeling comfy, George?

Solidfire buyout hits the books, but underlying revenues dipped
Chris Mellor, 26 May 11:48

It's been a breach-tastic year. And Sophos sales were good, apparently

But first public outing reveals slimmer wallet
John Leyden, 26 May 11:01

Hungry UK services slinger swallows hosting biz for £65m – sources

Deal done between Pulsant and Onyx, one less MSP ...
Paul Kunert, 26 May 09:24

Beleaguered 123-reg customers spot price hike

Price went up before mass deletion
Kat Hall, 26 May 08:19

HP Inc-eption: Our new 3D printers print themselves, says CEO

And with possible job cuts looming in 2017, how about money – can they print money?
Chris Williams, 26 May 08:00

Two weeks ago Salesforce had an outage. Now it's outsourced to AWS

International expansion to rely on Jeff B's cut price bit barns
Simon Sharwood, 26 May 07:40

Blighty's National Cyber Security Centre cyber-reveals cyber-blueprints

NCSC will address best practices and incident response
John Leyden, 26 May 07:02

Microsoft won't back down from Windows 10 nagware 'trick'

Redmond assumes closing nagware dialog means 'yes', says that's by design
Richard Chirgwin, 26 May 06:04
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Steady as she goes at Softcat, Q3 trading in line with forecasts

London Stock Exchange-listed reselling machine Softcat has issued a steady as she goes update to the market though it was stat light and made no further mention of economic storm clouds gsathering.


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Frank Jennings

Two working parties, ministers galore... but data transfer law remains in limbo

Chris Evans

It does simplify the hardware setup, whatever it is
A microscopic view of the biometric shark skin. Pic: James Weaver

Chris Mellor

Do something and stop faffing about in the bush league

Kat Hall

International system in general needs greater transparency


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Shouting match
Single market vs. rest of the world
Mostly it's financial crime. Here's what all the cool kids' terms mean in English
Apple logo. Pic: Blake Patterson
Plenty of bumps in the 40-year road for Mac makers