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Paul Kunert / channelregister.co.uk:
Barclays Bank buys 8,500 Apple iPads in one go   —  Bank's ranks thank bosses for fondle-slabbin' workplace  —  Barclays Bank has bought no less than 8,500 Apple slabs of fondling loveliness in one go, The Channel can reveal.  —  The buy, made with dealer Insight UK, is believed …
Nov 23, 2012, 3:40 PMIn context
Paul Kunert / Channel Register:
Acer writes off $150m as audit finds ‘abnormalities’   —  EMEA warehouses bulging with kit  —  Acer CEO and Chairman JT Wang has relinquished his remuneration package including bonuses from 2010 after the firm unearthed “abnormalities” in channel inventory across EMEA that will cost it US $150m (£91m) to write off.
Jun 2, 2011, 10:05 AMIn context
John Oates / Channel Register:
Italy sues Microsoft for box-bundling bungling   —  The Italian consumer watchdog is suing Microsoft over the “Windows Tax” - the near impossibility of an ordinary user getting a refund if they decide to delete Microsoft's software from a new computer or laptop.
Jan 24, 2011, 5:00 PMIn context
Chris Mellor / Channel Register:
Eurocrats fund IBM-led development   —  Fancy that: European tax-payers are coughing up for a €15.7m IBM research project about storing objects in the cloud with metadata.  —  The EU-funded VISION Cloud (Virtualized Storage Services for the Future Internet) project will run for three years …
Nov 15, 2010, 8:40 AMIn context
Joe Fay / The Register:
‘Amateur’ IBM brings down Air New Zealand   —  Mainframe power failure strands thousands  —  The boss of Air New Zealand has launched an astonishing attack on IBM after a catastrophic system crash crippled the airline and left passengers stranded.  —  The massive IBM letdown …
Oct 12, 2009, 7:00 AMIn context
Austin Modine / Channel Register:
Ebuyer.com runs on a Commodore 64   —  Online retailing can be a rough sport.  The competition is rabid, customer loyalty is fickle, and IT expenses can go through the roof.  —  That's why The Register can appreciate an e-tailer with a unique business model.
Jul 8, 2007, 10:15 PMIn context
Channel Register:
Apple buyout rumours circulate as iPhone launch nears   —  Can St. Steve move up a plane?  —  Scepticism about the launch of the Apple iPhone is growing, and it isn't helping the Apple share price.  What a coincidence that exactly as things get tougher in the stock market …
Jun 20, 2007, 10:45 PMIn context
Andrew Orlowski / channelregister.co.uk:
SGI delisted, becomes penny stock   —  Silicon Graphics Inc today issued a melancholy press release confirming that it has been kicked off the New York Stock Exchange, and will now trade as a “penny stock”.  —  The news will bring a shudder to many in Silicon Valley for whom SGI was not simply an employer …
Nov 2, 2005, 5:50 PMIn context
Gavin Clarke / channelregister.co.uk:
Wall Street puzzled by Microsoft's performance   —  It may have been Microsoft's show but both Google and Yahoo! made their presence felt during the company's first quarter earnings call Thursday.  —  Wall St analysts, clearly wowed by Google's ballooning business model …
Oct 28, 2005, 11:30 AMIn context
Ashlee Vance / channelregister.co.uk:
Sun's grid: lights on, no customers   —  Many of you will remember the fanfare and bravado surrounding Sun Microsystems' Sep. 2004 announcement of a $1 per hour per processor utility computing plan.  What you won't remember is Sun revealing a single customer using the service.  That's because it hasn't.
Oct 27, 2005, 4:05 PMIn context

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