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Judge greenlights class-action suit accusing AMD of securities fraud

A US federal judge has given the green light for a class-action lawsuit accusing AMD of securities fraud over the chipmaker's alleged failure to inform investors of problems with its manufacturing.

Notebooks drag PC sales out the toilet, fondleslabs still falling

Revenue still falling as well. Bad times
Kat Hall, 01 Apr 13:29

CSC confirms top exec suspended over Australian bank scandal

Company is investigating kickback allegations
Kat Hall, 01 Apr 11:57

IBM: No compulsory redundancies in Systems Middleware

Up to 70 volunteers leave with a cheque and a smile as wide as America
Paul Kunert, 01 Apr 09:58

Amazon's clouds are da bomb, say EU data protection watchdogs

AWS meets Europe's privacy requirements, whatever they may be worth
Jennifer Baker, 01 Apr 07:27

HP blasts $5.1bn sueball at ex-Autonomy execs, Lynch preps return fire

Bitter bedfellows now in open war in UK courts
Neil McAllister, 31 Mar 21:26

New dirt-cheap Chromebooks: Team Google keeps jackboot on throat of PC titans

But Microsoft may be about to strike back
Neil McAllister, 31 Mar 19:35
Surface 3 in red

Microsoft dumps ARM for Atom with cut-price Surface 3 fondleslab

Pic + vid Microsoft's brief flirtation with ARM-powered Windows RT tablets looks to be over: the Redmond giant has unveiled its latest fondleslab, the Surface 3, which is a dinky Atom-powered slate running a full version of Windows on Intel hardware.
Huawei HQ

Huawei bellows big revenue jump thanks to brisk 2014 phone sales

Huawei – which was backed by Britain last week despite repeated claims that the Chinese company's network kit could endanger national security – saw a 33 per cent leap in net profit for 2014.

Oracle boat picks up ex-HP hardware man Donatelli

Could be joining former colleague Mark Hurd on board

Life after Lord Shugs looks good, as Viglen directors' packages swell

Financials out for Westcoast Holding-owned XMA, Viglen
hands waving dollar bills in the air

Managed services biz Claranet adds £107m to war chest

Acquisition-hungry European managed services provider Claranet has drummed up £107m in a refinancing deal.

Wearables market action is all in the wrist says market-scryer IDC

The wearables market will be dominated by wrist action, according to market-watcher IDC, and will remain smaller than the PC market.

SoftLayer and Telstra in cloudy embrace

Today Australia, tomorrow THE WORLD! Maybe
Simon Sharwood, 31 Mar 04:28

Node4 buys app developer and cloud purveyor Reconnix

Open source, clouds? We've heard of these, says boss
Paul Kunert, 30 Mar 17:02

Pure CEO dons cheerleader outfit, harangues world, dog

Bangs drum, makes song and dance about annual performance
Chris Mellor, 30 Mar 16:03

Phoenix IT Group: we hired 20 bods for config/ distie centre

Ahem, yes, the same number as the repairs desk staff that we let go
Paul Kunert, 30 Mar 12:58

Outsourcery still losing as much as it turns over

Another round of funding coming to a cloud biz near you
Paul Kunert, 30 Mar 12:41

Police ICT Company finally lurches off the ground

Fill your boots guys as it could be scrapped after the election
Kat Hall, 30 Mar 12:19

Just WALK IN and buy an Apple Watch. Are you mad?

Follow these few simple steps, and wait a while
Paul Kunert, 30 Mar 10:29

Huawei networking kit gets the green light from Blighty's spooks

All above board, concludes board
Simon Rockman, 30 Mar 09:28
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VMware tells partners, punters, to pay higher prices (probably)

VMware has almost certainly increased the prices it charges to partners and customers.

Opinion

Alexandre Mesguich

Change is order of day as tech giants shift strategy gears
Partnership

Frank Jennings

Confused? No problem, we have 5, no 6, no 7... lots of standards

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)

Features

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Big boys snare the unwary with too-good-to-be-true deals
Angus Highland cow
Pet carriers not wanted for whitebox stampede
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Sorry OpenStack and Open Compute, we're not all Facebook
Gary Kovacs, CEO of AVG. Pic: World Economic Forum
Scammy download sites? Government snooping? Run of the mill for Gary Kovacs