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Workforce trimmed in UK, Netherlands in response to 'revenue at any cost' Exclusive  Today we learned hybrid and all-flash array supplier Tegile has sacked half its staff in the UK, and all its staff in the Netherlands. it had only just recently opened its Dutch office.…

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Plummeting fuel prices cause tech budgets to shrink, which is bad news for tech suppliers NAS appliance maker Panasas was forced to restructure after falling oil prices caused its customers in the energy sector to spend less on its technology.…

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And has a good old moan at his former employees Norse Corp cofounder Sam Glines has hit out at the media after he was fired on Monday as CEO of the threat intelligence company.…

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IPv6 LTE fingered in networking mystery A problem with the handling of UDP network packets is leaving T‑Mobile US customers unable to make FaceTime or WhatsApp calls with the latest Apple iOS beta.…

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Biggest dive into the red in company history expected Life isn’t getting any easier for Toshiba: the accountancy-scandal-hit Japanese conglomerate has forecasted a wider net loss of ¥710bn ($6bn) for its fiscal year, which ends in March.…

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Republican presidential frontrunner sends nastygram to CEO US Senator Ted Cruz has accused the head of domain name overseer ICANN of being complicit in Chinese online censorship.…

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Shiny, shiny .. with a catch Last year Sony offloaded its Vaio PC division and brand, and it was snapped up by a private equity outfit. The new owner promised to make luxury tech hardware that was irresistibly attractive. It's now unveiled its first Vaio phone, a stylish aluminium design, aimed at business people. What can go wrong? Well, nothing.…

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Ah, great. Ave AV Part of the distribution channel of the Dridex banking Trojan botnet may have been hacked, with malicious links replaced by installers for Avira Antivirus.…

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Version 2.6, expected in May, will be the last release Mozilla's Head of Core Contributors, George Roter, has announced the end of development of Firefox OS for smartphones.…

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'We’re fixing oversight. When will you?' - USA Analysis  Does this week’s Safe Harbour 2.0 restore confidence in US-European data flows - or does it change absolutely nothing? Either way, the European Court needs to produce better argued and more robust judgements, reckons one of the UK’s top data protection experts, Dr Ian Walden, a Professor of Information and Communications Law at Queen’s Mary’s.…

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Think of the children, er, school governors The HTTPS Everywhere campaign received a small boost this week with a commitment by a UK schools technology provider to roll out secure logins for a service used by many educational establishments.…

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How does a halo actually help you drive down rents? One of the US’s major mall operators blamed Apple for dragging down the performance of its high end properties, potentially compounding the discomfort for the i company.…

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Obligatory: Ability to solder and US passport Registration is open for the ninth annual NASA-hosted RockOn! workshop, which runs from 18-23 June at Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.…

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It's less risky if you do it their way, they say Druva is adding Disaster Recovery (DR) functionality to Phoenix, its converged cloud-based data protection system for enterprises.…

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Code review highlights problematic RNG Days after fixing a rare but dangerous key recovery attack, the developers of OpenSSL have been dealt a flesh blow with a poor review of the technology from a German government agency.…

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Apple gearing up for a mega Surface challenge? Do you baulk at the size of Microsoft’s mega Surface Hub whiteboard, and want something a little more Apple-tastic for your wall?…

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But hey, losing 3,200 staff plumped profits. And it is nearly the weekend The relatively weaker economy in China and slumping demand for gadgets puts Lenovo between a rock and a hard place.…

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Promises to help titans 'get in front of a Libor-type event' Hewlett Packard Enterprise is rolling out a hosted investigative analytics service in response to a report that regulators imposed $260bn in fines on firms in the wake of the 2007-08 financial crisis.…

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Meanwhile pallid webmaster's support site wobbles The UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD) has found in favour of Julian AssangeTM in a complaint alleging he is suffering "arbitrary detention", a report claimed.…

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Long-serving chairman to call it quits, in IT that is... Networks First chairman Peter Titmus is to exit the IT industry once he complete the handover of the business he founded 26 years ago to the new owners - but the old dog has some bite in him yet.…

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Where are the straps? Pebble delivered a major update today to its watches, which boast the biggest third party app ecosystem of any wearable platform.…

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Impressed by Dutch anti-UAV squadron plan A Scottish MP has suggested cops north of the border might consider the idea of drone-busting eagles, following recent Dutch trials of a winged anti-UAV operative.…

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You can shout into the ether but you won't hear the echo Customers of Speednames, the subsidiary of domain name registration firm NetNames, have been unable to receive emails since yesterday.…

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*Click*. Firm locks Artificial intelligence head in place Google's SVP for Search is to leave the company after 15 years and will be replaced by the Chocolate Factory's head of of AI as the company goes hard on machine learning.…

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'BIG' is for old-skool bosses One of the primary principles of DevOps is moving from large software releases to a series of small batches.…

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