MicroScope's top stories, week ending 27 August 2010

The most visited channel stories on MicroScope.co.uk from the week ending 27 August 2010

The most visited channel stories on MicroScope.co.uk from the last seven days.

Market cannot support current reseller population

The ravages of the recession mean that the UK market can't support the number of resellers operating in it, with more consolidation the inevitable result, said analysts at Plimsoll.

Epson settles with eBuyer as it turns up the heat in patent battle

Epson has wrapped up a settlement with Ebuyer over the sale of ink cartridges that it claims infringes its patents, with the vendor now targeting the manufacturer, Medea International.

DSG Retail slammed for dumping customer data in skip

DSG Retail has become the latest corporation to have its knuckles rapped over losing customer data after a number of customer credit agreements were found in a skip.

Appeals court rules in favour of grey trader in Sun case

The Court of Appeal this week held that a grey trader in Sun kit could argue that Oracle's claim for trademark infringement may be invalid under European law.

Microsoft UK partner boss Dodds changes roles

Microsoft UK is transferring overall control of the partner community to Barry Ridgway as Scott Dodds moves internally to head up the business and marketing operation unit.

Best of the blogs

This week, Network Noise chronicled our reporter's bid to get Virgin broadband installed in his new flat. Meanwhile, Reseller Radar got downwind of Avnet's management barbecue and Quicke off the Mark considered Zurich Insurance's £2m fine for data breaches.  

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