SAP is cutting off its legs to save its arms by rejigging its software licensing approach for the cloud.
Continuous integration expert CloudBees has slurped $11.2m in valley cash to fund its Jenkins-based cloud services.
HTTPS may be good at securing financial transactions, but it isn't much use as a privacy tool: US researchers have found that a traffic analysis of ten HTTPS-secured Web sites yielded “personal data such as medical conditions, legal or financial affairs or sexual orientation”.
A US Congressman has proposed a ban on the American dollar to mock colleagues who are campaigning against Bitcoin.
An Australian newspaper is claiming that analysis of Apple's Irish subsidiary's finances demonstrates Cupertino's skill at offshoring its revenues is saving the company billions it would otherwise have to shell out in tax.
Comment As a part of his CEO series, Willem ter Harmsel interviews CEOs of innovative companies in the fields of storage, virtualisation and networking.
US federal prosecutors have moved to withdraw all but six of the seventeen charges levelled against Barrett Brown.
Japan is set to take a major lead in the development of global 3D mapping by stitching together three million satellite images to compile a digital map of the planet.
Canada's Citizen Lab has added to its record of uncovering government snooping using Hacking Team's software, has dropped a bombshell: it's accused 12 American data centres of hosting clients deploying the spyware.
Cisco has issued patches and mitigation instructions for 16 of its wireless products, to take care of a number of denial of service vulnerabilities and one unauthorised access vulnerability.
Scientists across la Manche have warned that "the time for action is now" following the first discovery on European soil of an alien flatworm immigrant with a voracious appetite for snails.
The Delhi police failed to respond to over 600 complaints forwarded to it by India’s anti-corruption agency for eight years because they couldn’t access a designated online portal.
Venture capitalists Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss are the latest thrill-seekers to sign up for seats on Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo rocket plane, and true to form, they have paid for their tickets in Bitcoins.
When EMC, VMware and Cisco gestated their converged infrastructure lovechild VCE back in 2011, the three were all great buddies.
The UK government should consider raising the level of fines that the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) can impose on organisations that breach the Data Protection Act (DPA), an expert has said.
A cryptocurrency exchange called Poloniex has lost more than ten per cent of its entire stash of Bitcoin after allegedly being hacked.
Dig through enough archives, old texts, magazine ads or historical archives and you're bound to see one: a bulky plastic oddity that looks vaguely like a portable sewing machine, save for a detachable keyboard and miniscule display sticking out of the front.
Review It took a bit of persuading to be convinced that Elgato’s Thunderbolt Drive+ drive should end up on the test bench for review. The company had released the, er, "non-plussed" version a couple of years ago and it didn’t quite set the world on fire.
Live Chat The dynamic of the mobile phone market since about 2007 been shaped by Apple’s iPhone.
The European Commission has released a draft for a programme to regulate the use of conflict materials.
Commentards' Ball We here at El Reg have much love for our vociferous, knowledgeable, occasionally somewhat foam-flecked commentards - even if they/you don't absolutely always love us.
DataDirect Networks has extended its WOS object storage product with a global data protection facility and an archival node, claiming WOS now supports the entire unstructured data lifecycle.
The Tor anonymisation network is being used to hide 900 botnet and cybercrime-related hidden services, according to Kaspersky Lab.
Tech Data (TD) continues to bulk out the management team post accountancy probe, hauling in former Ingram Micro UK boss Johan Vandenbussche to head up Operations across Europe.
A British teenager has become the youngest person to build a nuclear fusion reactor.
Talks between the UK Ministry of Justice and British firm Buddi for a new system to electronically tag criminals have broken down after Buddi's founder claimed the MoJ wanted a system that was a "figment of their imagination".
The fight between activist investor Carl Icahn and eBay over the fate of PayPal has hit the media, after Icahn claimed that he'd "never seen worse corporate governance" at another firm.
Video How do you get to sell 10 million robots? By appealing to the laziness in us...
NHS England is still reeling from accusations that the health service – among other things – allowed a consultancy outfit to pump sensitive patient data onto Google servers.
A bereaved man has launched a legal bid to force Apple to unlock his late mother's two-year-old iPad.
Photo giant Getty Images has announced it will allow 35 million of its images to be embedded on non-commercial sites such as blogs, message boards and social networks.
Anon hackers have been caught boasting about defacing a counterfeit Yorkshire Bank website.
Interview The "certainty" that underpins European and UK climate policy may be wildly misplaced, as the models that the climate science establishment presents to politicians as evidence run far too hot.
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has ruled that upskirting is not prohibited under existing state law, the Boston Globe reports.
We suspect that the Kickstarter-funded 3D printer bubble is fast approaching burst point, as hopefuls queue up to rattle their tins and get their necks in the DIY-extruded trough.
VMware has revealed the details of its virtual storage area network, the prosically-named VSAN.
Updated The mysterious inventor of Bitcoin is a middle-aged Japanese-American family man named Satoshi Nakamoto, Newsweek has breathlessly alleged.
Google has expanded its cloud reseller program as the web giant tries to enlist the channel to help it diversify its business away from search.
Apple may be sitting on as many as three million unsold units of its little-loved iPhone 5c, according to reports from the Taiwanese electronics manufacturing industry.
Cut-price virtual-server hosting biz DigitalOcean has banked a whopping $37.2m from Andreessen Horowitz and other valley investors.
VMware launched its VSAN virtual storage array today, and the feedback was generally positive – with one sticking point: VMware's decision to withhold pricing information until "the week of March 10."
A US judge has struck down Apple's request for an injunction banning the import of Samsung gadgets that had infringed its patents.
The next generation of Apple's custom system on a chip (SoC) for mobile devices will be manufactured by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) rather than Samsung, and so will several other chips to be used in the forthcoming iPhone 6, a report has claimed.