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Salesforce has named a chief ethics officer and yes, the job description is appropriately woolly

What's she going to do? 'Engage' with people

Oracle takes its gripes about Pentagon's JEDI contract to federal court

Great way to make friends during procurement for a $10bn contract, eh Larry?

In 2018, Facebook is the villain and Microsoft the shining light, according to techies

How things change

The internet is going to hell and its creators want your help fixing it

Vint Cerf, Tim Berners-Lee and other identify lots of problems, few solutions

This ain't over, Viasat snarls as tribunal rules in satellite rival's favour

EU Aviation Network wrangle set to continue

App-happy SAP Santa offers partners free access to Cloud Platform

All the better to lock customers into its fluffy white services

Qualcomm axes staff, winds down data center processor efforts ... while China takes the blueprints and runs

Analysis With permission, of course: Guizhou joint-venture touts Centriq-like 48-core Arm server CPU

BT to 'sunset' Apache CloudStack cloud, customer demand went AWOL

We don't want to be an IaaS about it, but...

The curious tale of ICANN, Verisign, claims of subterfuge, and the $135m .Web dot-word

Analysis DNS overseer faces probe over decision to award TLD to dot-com giant

It's a, it's a, it's a SYN flood: Quick, ditch that packet

Networks roundup Networking nuggets from the week that was

MAMR Mia – it's not just WD: Toshiba's popped to the microwave too

Oscillating microwaves reduce coercivity, permit small area bit writing

Cambridge Analytica's administrators misled judge, High Court told

Eyebrow-raising claim will be heard in full early next year

Red Hat fiddles with OpenShift Dedicated and lures customers with price cuts

Bring your own AWS. Or let us take care of everything. For a fee

Expired cert... Really? #O2down meltdown shows we should fear bungles and bugs more than hackers

Comment Incompetence is a kind of malware

BOFH: State of a job, eh? Roll the Endless Requests for Further Information protocol

Episode 12 And let's see how long he takes to crack

Tech support discovers users who buy the 'sh*ttest PCs known to Man' struggle with basics

On Call What's the control panel? Okay. And what's the start menu? Right. And what's this big button here?

Funnily enough, China fuming, senator cheering after Huawei CFO cuffed by Canadian cops at Uncle Sam's request

Beijing demands US 'correct' Meng detainment pronto

Why millions of Brits' mobile phones were knackered on Thursday: An expired Ericsson software certificate

Swede Jesus!

Cloudera boss claims Hortonworks wedding planning is ahead of schedule

Says no one has bad word to say about tie-in with former Hadoop rival

He, He, more gassy whoppers: Toshiba spreads 12TB, 14TB drives across gaming and NAS disks

Extremely, er, unspecified helium-filled gaming disk performance

Hi, Optane fuel: Liqid’s roll-your-own-server crew adds Chipzilla SSDs to the mix

Tweaking the disaggregated server recipe

Total Inability To Support User Phones: O2 fries, burning data for 32 million Brits

'Global' network issue pinned on supplier – Ericsson 'working' on solution

Huawei CFO poutine cuffs by Canadian cops after allegedly busting sanctions on Iran

Exec could face trial in the US for 'cutting deals' with White House's Middle East bête noire

UK's BT: It's not unusual to pull Huawei from our core mobile networks

It came with the package when we swallowed EE

After all that! Ofcom proposes BT as only broadband universal services provider for whole of UK (except Hull)

Just 8 telcos applied, most didn't meet critera

If you ever felt like you needed to carry 4TB of data around, Toshiba's got you covered

External Canvio drive leads the way in capacity upgrade

Sing it loud and sing it proud: It's all about the cloud for Microsoft

Connect(); And AI, DevOps and, of course, the edge

Early to embed and early to rise? Western Digital drops veil on SweRVy RISC-V based designs

First look at drive controller core after firm moves to open chip spec

Accenture in doghouse after NHSmail mass outage cuts off 1m+ UK health staff

Users locked out of emails for almost a day due to data centre upgrade – reports

BT pension scheme will stay on RPI interest rates for now

Updated Court of Appeal nixes telco's £14bn deficit reduction effort

Intel eggheads put bits in a spin to try to revive Moore's law

MESO tech uses magnetic spin for ones and zeroes, instead of olde-worlde electrons

You think you're hot bit: Seagate tests 16TB HAMR disk drive

Plans to drop it like it's hot in 2019...

European fibre lobby calls for end to fake fibre broadband ads

If you think you have a full-fibre connection, you probably don't

Save the date: Cloudera, Hortonworks set merger vote for 28 December

'Twas 3 nights after Xmas and all through the house, shareholders mulled sending the deal south

Sysadmin’s plan to manage system config changes backfires spectacularly

Who, Me? Escapes from wrath of the boss with ingenious fix

WekaIO almost, but not quite, summits Summit supercomputer on storage performance

Takes second place in IO-500 10 Node Challenge

Tasty SYN-SYN-ACKs: Juniper gobbles HTBASE, ADTRAN's Oz NBN win and more

Roundup Plus standards news from ETSI, 3GPP

NHS supplier that holds 40 million UK patient records: AWS is our new cloud-based platform

EMIS upgrade will punt GP system into the fluffy stuff

Dell EMC and more HPE arrays embrace storage-class memory

Exclusive Soon every vendor will want to be a SCMbag

HP's Neon Dion says if anything goes wrong, it's totally Intel's fault: CPU shortage may hit PC maker's financials

Once upon a time it was Windows 10. Now it's Chipzilla's turn

VMware's latest financial figures look virtually healthy if you page out Pivotal cash-splash loss

Plus: Pat Gelsinger reckons tech will do well in 2020, even if the US economy tanks

Amazon makes lift-and-shift play for Windows File, Lustre workloads

FSx off on-premises guys

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