• June 04, 2010 04 Jun'10

    Ballmer tells Jobs it's about what comes next

    Microsoft's CEO has hit back at suggestions made by rival Apple boss Steve Jobs that the PC is in terminal decline. Earlier this week Jobs said that the PC was in decline, also an attack on Microsoft which has software on a great deal of them. But...  Continue Reading

  • June 04, 2010 04 Jun'10

    Analysis: IT innovation spending must be earnt

    Those in the channel that might have been hoping that the customer attitude towards cost cutting IT budgets was lifting as the recession started to appear are set for disappointment.Although things are improving in the economy the pressure to do ...  Continue Reading

  • June 03, 2010 03 Jun'10

    FaceTime changes name to avoid Apple conflict

    Messaging security specialist FaceTime has announced plans to scrap its name after Apple unveiled plans to use the same moniker for its video calling application. The vendor has decided it will change its name in the coming months after agreeing ...  Continue Reading

  • June 03, 2010 03 Jun'10

    Despite the lessons of lost data firms still running risks

    The prospect oif a data leak on the scale of the HMRC one that lost discs containing millions of personal user's data continue to be a daily reality as the lessons of that event appear to be ignored by some businesses. In the best part of three ...  Continue Reading

  • June 03, 2010 03 Jun'10

    The opportunity of a streaming World Cup

    The media loves to label things as firsts or 'the most important since' and the treatment of the World Cup will be no different. Back in the days of the web's infancy the Olympics from Atlanta were dubbed the first internet games and that claim was...  Continue Reading

  • June 03, 2010 03 Jun'10

    Top Avaya role goes to ex-Nortel enterprise boss

    Former Nortel enterprise solutions head Joel Hackney has been confirmed as Avaya's new senior vice president of global sales and marketing and president of field operations after Todd Abbott stepped down. Hackney currently serves as head of the ...  Continue Reading

  • June 03, 2010 03 Jun'10

    SMC slots Northamber into distie line-up

    LAN hardware and connectivity specialist SMC Networks has added Northamber to its distribution squad in the UK, augmenting the existing front row of Channel Dynamics and Micro-P. Citing the "reach and reputation" of Northamber, SMC UK ...  Continue Reading

  • June 03, 2010 03 Jun'10

    Government sets sights on cutting red tape

    The Business Secretary Vince Cable is setting out to cut red tape and reduce expensive legislation that is planned to be implemented but has yet to take effect. As part of the general government determination to cut costs wherever possible Cable is...  Continue Reading

  • June 03, 2010 03 Jun'10

    Context figures confirm Q1 PC market growth

    First quarter PC shipment figures from analyst house Context have served to reinforce the gathering sense of economic recovery, with the UK market performing solidly in the first three months of the year and shipments across EMEA bouncing back to ...  Continue Reading

  • June 03, 2010 03 Jun'10

    Trading Standards lands victory against Wirral pirates

    Trading Standards has succeeded in curtailing the activities of two Wirral-based business that were selling PCs with unauthorised software pre-installed. Wirral Trading Standards prosecuted Copyrite, owned by Anthony Boardman and Katech Ltd, whose ...  Continue Reading