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Acer C720 Chromebook

Consumers start feeling the love as Chromebook sales surge

Chromebooks are set to become the next big thing in personal computing devices after sales skyrocketed by two thirds over the last quarter.

Big Azure? Microsoft and IBM ink deal on business cloud

Enterprise round-up time...
Gavin Clarke, 22 Oct 15:28

VMware, Cisco, EMC lovechild to live in Big Daddy EMC's house

EMC absorption rumours confirmed
Chris Mellor, 22 Oct 13:18

APPLE support doc CONFIRMS 'ORGANIZED NETWORK ATTACKS'

China govt: It wasn't us, honest
John Leyden, 22 Oct 12:26

Amazon rolls cloud and on-prem into single sign-on service

ActiveDirectory and Samba AWS bridge
Gavin Clarke, 22 Oct 11:09

Warning to those who covet the data of Internet of Precious Things

There's nothing for you here: it's personal data – watchdogs
OUT-LAW.COM, 22 Oct 10:07

Most cloud apps flout EU data protection rules – study

Data Protection Directive not passed yet, though...
John Leyden, 21 Oct 08:58
Photo of a stack of $100 bills

IBM storage revenues sink: 'We are disappointed,' says CEO

IBM's storage revenues are continuing to slump, with the latest overall IBM results causing the abandonment of a long-term earnings/share goal.
Photo of Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst at Red Hat Summit 2014

Ex-Microsoft man takes up arms for Red Hat's open-cloud crusade

“We want to be the undisputed leader in enterprise cloud,” Red Hat’s chief executive Jim Whitehurst said recently.

Violin: Don't weep for Tier 1 storage... it'll soon be flashtastic

Comment CEO: Scale-out hyper-converged systems? Pah!
IT Crowd. Source: Channel 4 / 2entertain

Sophos to offshore American support operations

Exclusive Sophos plans to offshore support operations from the US to Canada and the Philippines as part of a wide-ranging restructuring of its support operations.

IBM: Please, take our chip unit. We'll give you $1.5 billion

Big Blue is going to become slightly less Big and Blue by paying Global Foundries $1.5bn to take on its chip-making business, according to multiple media reports.

Hey small biz: You know what you need? A tape library – Overland

Puts the XL into NEOxl with a good few terabytes of storage
Chris Mellor, 17 Oct 11:39

AMD pays new CEO $150K LESS than her male predecessor

Not only Nadella that's nuts
Paul Kunert, 16 Oct 16:57

Huawei and Accenture pucker up for enterprise love-in

It's all about the cloud, people –cloud, cloud, cloud
Paul Kunert, 16 Oct 16:02

Deckchairs shifted aboard tech liner HP's services biz

Time for that fiscal New Year rejig
Paul Kunert, 16 Oct 15:02

Sky's tech bets pay off: Pay TV firm unveils blazing growth for Q1

Oooh... everyone's going to watch on their iPad. NOT
Andrew Orlowski, 16 Oct 13:37

HP slips on Scality's RING, plans to flog it with ProLiant servers

Analysis New logo, new reseller
Chris Mellor, 16 Oct 12:37

Cyber-punch-drunk eBay slashes revenue forecasts

Chief beanie on 2014: 'series of unanticipated setbacks'
Paul Kunert, 16 Oct 11:01

Citrix: Wearables allow conference calls 'while rocking a baby to sleep'

Hands up who still wants Android Wear? Not so many of you now, eh?
Simon Sharwood, 16 Oct 07:36
Orange Business Services Vblock Cloud

SAP, IBM snuggle up for HANA-as-a-service

IBM will host SAP’s HANA Enterprise Cloud on its global data centers, it was announced today.

Opinion

Killer whale

Chris Mellor

Firm cites 'low demand' plus 'abusers'

Tim Worstall

Or why the reversal of globalisation ain't gonna 'appen
The full Spanglish breakfast: mealy pudding, bacon, black pudding, sausages, fried egg, toast
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Trevor Pott

Can the storage giant overcome a lack of necessary leadership?

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