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Ampere, 160 cores, in the cloud?


Little fluffy clouds

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Re: What the Hell Has Happened to IBM?


Lock away your bits

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How much carrion can a carrier pigeon carry?

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E pluribus unum

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Where managers go to die

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BOFH: Will the last one out switch off the printer?

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open Western Digital shingled out in lawsuit for sneaking RAID-unfriendly tech into drives for RAID arrays 67
open Wipro names new CEO: Former Capgemini COO Thierry Delaporte 9
open Dell says the hard part comes next after rapid pandemic response helped it to stable Q1 revenue 3
open China's Tencent to order ONE MILLION SERVERS as part of $70bn digital infrastructure splurge 12
open You're not getting Huawei that easily: Canadian judge rules CFO's extradition proceedings to US can continue 31
open EU General Court tears up ban on Three slurping O2. Good thing the latter's not set to merge with Virgin Media, eh? 19
open Broadcom sends its England-based staff back into office as UK lockdown eases – though Welsh workers get a free pass 26
open The time of annealing has come upon us, says Nutanix after beating revenue guidance 1
open Before IBM started axing staff, it told them Q3 2020 would be super-busy with post-lockdown catch-up jobs 25
open Photostopped: Adobe Cloud evaporates in mass outage. Hope none of you are on a deadline, eh? 65
open 5G mast set aflame in leafy Liverpool district, half an hour's walk from Penny Lane 64
open Google brews up a fresh pot of Java for its serverless Cloud Functions service 3
open Not going Huawei just yet: UK ministers reportedly rethinking pledge to kick Chinese firm out of telco networks by 2023 49
open Highways England waves around £62m contract for National Traffic Information Service after brief chat with vendors 25
open IBM resurrects Netezza data warehousing kit in the cloud, which will delight clients midway through migrating 3
open IBM's sacking spree reaches Australia – and as staff wait to exit, they're offered AU$4k to find new workers 38
open Frontier: Yes, yes, we've filed for bankruptcy protection, but that's not stopping us giving key staff $38m in bonuses 28
open Alibaba Cloud revenue grows 62% – but it's still just a sixth the size of AWS 9
open BoJo buckles: UK govt to cut Huawei 5G kit use 'to zero by 2023' after pressure from Tory MPs, Uncle Sam 263
open Lawsuit klaxon: HP, HPE accused of coordinated plan to oust older staff in favor of cheaper, compliant youngsters 57
open Record-breaking Aussie boffins send 44.2 terabits a second screaming down 75km of fiber from single chip 59
By gerryg
open Facebook in a tizzy about 5 million paying users of its suits collab platform Workplace 6
open World moves its desk to the living room, collectively rains $1bn on Nvidia's data centre biz 1
open Competition? We've heard of it. MoD snubs cloud rivals to hand Microsoft £17.7m Azure hosted services gig 26
open IBM cuts deep into workforce – even its Watson and AI teams – as it 'pivots' to cloud 41
open HPE's Black Thursday: Staff face pay cuts or the ax, office closures to save $1bn+ after coronavirus slams IT titan 43
open International space station testing Wi-Fi links with incoming craft, with an eye on autonomous docking 14
open AT&T slapped down for its '5GE' ads: You don’t have a proper 5G network, so stop saying so, says watchdog 11
open ITAM Forum opens: 'People just want to talk to other managers about how to defend against software audits' 7
open SD cards hop on the PCIe 4.0 bus to hit 4GB/s with version 8.0 of storage spec 8
open Microsoft claims it has spun up a top-five AI supercomputer for its pals at OpenAI – but won't reveal the full specs 9
By Steve K
open VMware, Dell level up their combined on-prem cloud with much more computing grunt 1
By hoola
open Imperial College London signs £5m campus sponsorship, 5G deal with Chinese comms bogeyman Huawei 21
By crayon
open TensorBlow? Data boffins struggle with GPU shortage in Google Cloud, opposition offers to help out coders 5
By druck
open Remember April 2020? It brought pandemic, chaos and an unseasonable spike in new domain registrations 7
open That string of supercomputer hacks last week? Of course it was a crypto-coin-mining get-rich-quick scheme 13
open Azure India wobbles due to ‘underlying physical datacentre issue’ 8
open Latest NHS IT revolution is failing to learn lessons from the last £10bn car crash 42
open Huawei's defiant spinning top says Chinese vendor can cope with renewed US sanctions 15
open Crooks set up stall on UK govt's IT marketplace to peddle email fraud services targeting 'gullible' punters 16
open Openreach boss denies BT selling stake in UK's national broadband plumber 20
By hoola
open Facebook to surround all of Africa in optical fibre and tinfoil 45
By mittfh
open UK housing association Places for People hands £21m to Salesforce to look after CRM and job scheduling 6
open Swedish data centre offers rack-scale dielectric immersion cooling 37
By tr7v8
open VMware completes the native hybrid hyperscale set as Google turns on managed vSphere 1
open Back from the dead: Appeals court resurrects lawsuit claiming IBM stiffs its own salespeople on commissions 8
open Got a few spare terabytes of storage sitting around unused? Tardigrade can turn that into crypto-bucks 17
open Coronavirus didn't hurt UK broadband speeds in March. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, on the other hand... 27
By xpz393
open OpenStack Ussuri flows in: Chief operating officer spies public cloud chip wars ahead 1
open Tencent pop group, formed on a Tencent TV show, boosted Tencent games and Q1 revenue 2
By Korev


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