• March 11, 2011 11 Mar'11

    iPad is a curse for Acer and a blessing for Dell

    Acer has reason to curse the iPad. Not long ago, the Taiwanese vendor was riding the crest of the netbook wave and its notebooks were making serious inroads into the consumer market. The strength of its consumer products helped propel Acer into ...  Continue Reading

  • March 11, 2011 11 Mar'11

    Rescuers still hopeful of reaching buried story caught in a perfect corporate jargon storm

    Six days after being submerged under a downpour of corporate jargon, rescuers still haven't given up hope of rescuing a vaguely interesting story. The story, about a new IT product that could make a variety of British industries more productive...  Continue Reading

  • March 11, 2011 11 Mar'11

    Cloud growth will shake-up the UK software channel

    Resellers dragging their heels on moving to the cloud have been given another warning that the market is fundamentally changing and they face being left behind if they stick with traditional product delivery models. Research from TechMarketView ...  Continue Reading

  • March 11, 2011 11 Mar'11

    MicroScope's top stories, week ending 11 March 2011

    Midwich seals Dell distribution deal Midwich confirmed this week that it is gearing up to sell Dell printers with a launch date set for later this month.As revealed byMicroScope last month, the Texan tech titan was negotiating Ts&Cs with print ...  Continue Reading

  • March 11, 2011 11 Mar'11

    d-d-d-data rules

    Last December this blog detailed the first fines handed out by the Information Commissioner for serious breaches of the Data Protection Act. Those fines may have been the first, but they clearly aren't to be the last. Indeed, Ealing and Hounslow ...  Continue Reading

  • March 10, 2011 10 Mar'11

    Samsung takes bite out of Apple tablet sales in Q4

    Competition is heating up in the tablet market but Apple's iPad remains the dominant force, accounting for nearly three of every four devices sold worldwide last quarter. According to data from IDC, 10.1 million slates were shipped globally during ...  Continue Reading

  • March 10, 2011 10 Mar'11

    Software isn't the same as music or video

    The submissions are coming in from the industry to the Hargreaves Review to ensure that as the recommendations around protecting intellectual property are made the software world will have made sure it's had a chance to get the right points across. ...  Continue Reading