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IBM bags $700m services and infrastructure contract with Etihad Airways

12 hours 16 min ago
IT deal comes after 13 straight quarters of decline for Big Blue

IBM has signed a $700m deal with Etihad Airways to provide IT services and infrastructure over the next 10 years.…

Salesforce slaps down $100m fund for cloudy European upstarts

12 hours 35 min ago
Cloudy folk open wallet, shout 'reach in' to cloudy SMEs

Profitless software-as-a-service pusher Salesforce has opened a $100m (£66m) investment fund for European startups under its Salesforce Ventures vehicle.…

Is data loss prevention better than cure?

12 hours 50 min ago
Join our experts on November 12 and find out

Regcast  A quick glance at the mainstream press, never mind the pages of The Reg, will show why data loss and theft are very bad news for your company and your career.…

EMC+Dell: Firm made a $2bn bed-hopping proposal

13 hours 6 min ago
If we find a superior proposal before 'consummating' with you, we're off

EMC-Dell deal  Not content with its $67bn (£44bn) offer from Dell, EMC has said it will pay the firm a $2bn (£1.5bn) "break fee" if it receives a "superior offer" before the deal is officially "consummated."…

EMC: We know this much is True, our rebate deal is 'illegal' in the EU

13 hours 23 min ago
Sales kicker off menu for channel sellers on this side of Atlantic

The cash cannon EMC fired at channel partners in the US who vowed to transact the lion's share – if not all – of their storage business with the vendor will not cross the pond, in its current form at least.…

Internet of Things SoC devs: Never touched ARM? Oh go on then

13 hours 38 min ago
Pre-commercial access to Cortex-M0 IP, anyone?

ARM has offered a platform to System on Chip (SoC) component developers, through free use of its (pre-commercialisation) Cortex-M0 processor IP.…

<i>Playboy</i> drops the butt-naked ladies

13 hours 55 min ago
Playmate of the Month get the PG-13 treatment

Playboy magazine has announced that as part of redesign due to hit shelves next March, it will no longer feature fully naked women.…

BLABBERGEDDON BEGINS! Twitter lays off 8% of its workforce

14 hours 22 min ago
Micro-blurting site to sinkhole up to $15m in restructuring costs

Twitter has confirmed that it will cut loose more than 300 employees as the profitless company attempts to claw back costs and push for user growth on the struggling site.…

Freshly slurped EMC's financials will be flat with no fizz

14 hours 40 min ago
Third quarter results will show no growth, firm admits

At the same time as it was being swallowed by Dell, EMC pre-announced its third quarter results, revealing virtually no growth in revenues from a year ago.…

Shonky securo-nightmare NHS apps library finally binned

15 hours 2 min ago
But new incarnation will be released with more 'rigorous standards', we're told

The NHS' security-flawed Apps Library has been shelved, following widespread criticism of the site.…

UK.gov suspends broadband connection voucher scheme

15 hours 36 min ago
'Funds fully committed,' crows DCMS

The government has suspended its broadband connection voucher scheme, following last month's announcement that more than 40,000 SMEs had got their hands on the funds.…

‘Insufficient evidence’ makes Brit cops drop revenge porn probes

16 hours 57 sec ago
SnapChat, WhatsApp, Facebook highlighted in research

Many of the 175 cases of revenge porn offences investigated by UK police since a change of the law since April were dropped because of insufficient evidence, suggesting that victims are too frightened.…

What next for the DellEMC behemoth as sales slowdown looms?

16 hours 15 min ago
UnEqualLogic and non-Compellent Compellent?

Comment  Michael Dell gets EMC in the bag, short of any go-shop competition, and the dust is settling ... revealing massive product overlaps and potential winners and losers amongst them.…

So how does an SQL background help you survive 2.5 years as a hostage?

16 hours 29 min ago
Peter Moore delivers final Reg lecture of 2015

Reg events  If you’ve ever wondered how you’d cope under the sort of pressure that can crack the hardest of military nuts you’ll want to get along to our final lecture of 2015 on December 1.…

Bungling Bonn burglar locks himself into house

16 hours 44 min ago
Imprisoned in storeroom, calls cops for rescue

A 43-year-old German burglar demonstrated a notable lack of skill with locks during an attempted robbery in the city of Bonn last Saturday, according to local cops.…

EMC chief Joe Tucci to score monster pay-day in Dell deal – analysts

16 hours 57 min ago
What's a mere $27m in a $67.1bn takeover?

EMC-Dell deal  The Dell-EMC buy may not be the best possible outcome for EMC’s Federation, but the bitterness will be sweetened for EMC head honcho Joe Tucci by a possible near-$30m payout when he leaves next year.…

UK Broadband suffers £37.5m loss after big Relish investment

17 hours 32 min ago
Cost of building LTE 4G network, lack of take up hits Hong Kong-based telco hard

Hong Kong-based UK Broadband – the parent company of wireless broadband provider Relish – reported a loss of £37.5m for 2014.…

Want to self-certify for Safe Harbor? Never mind EU, YES WE CAN

17 hours 59 min ago
Questions? Talk to our hand, or that lot across the pond

Despite Europe’s highest court ruling it invalid a week ago, the US Department of Commerce is still implementing so-called “Safe Harbor” arrangements, and directing any questions about the whole sorry business to its European cousins.…

New cloud bookings are a thing for SAP in Q3

18 hours 35 min ago
But trad business dominates strong quarter

It's all about the cloud for SAP in its Q3, 2015 results announcement today, with the company posting cloud subscription and support revenues of €600m, up 116 per cent on last year - and a slightly less heady 90 per cent at constant currencies.…

Amazon Fire HD 8: Mid-spec Nokia Lumi... er, MediaTek slab

18 hours 59 min ago
Amazon's Fire tabs shift in wake of Fire Phone debacle

There’s a wind of change blowing through the Amazon devices lineup, and I suspect its source is the pricey fart that was the Fire Phone. Previous Fire tablets have tended to offer high-end parts for mid-price money. The HDX 8.9, which is still being offered, is a good example. But I reckon the HDX’s days are numbered.…