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Financial results roundup: AMD, Intel, Google and more

Financial results roundup: AMD, Intel, Google and more

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PCR looks at the latest financial goings on in the PC/tech industry this week, including results from AMD and Intel.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 18th 2014 at 11:13AM
Microsoft confirms plans to cut up to 18,000 jobs

Microsoft confirms plans to cut up to 18,000 jobs

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Microsoft has confirmed it will axe up to 18,000 jobs globally as part of a restructuring plan following its acquisition of Nokia.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 18th 2014 at 10:47AM
EMEA PC sales return to growth in Q2

EMEA PC sales return to growth in Q2

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PC shipments in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) reached 21.9 million units in the second quarter of 2014 - a 10.5 per cent rise year-on-year.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 18th 2014 at 10:35AM
Toshiba Encore exclusive distribution deal signed

Toshiba Encore exclusive distribution deal signed

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Distributor Exertis Micro-P has been named exclusive distribution partner for the new Toshiba Encore tablet.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 18th 2014 at 10:22AM

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iPhone 6 to enter production next week - report

iPhone 6 to enter production next week - report

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The upcoming iPhone 6 will enter production this month, according to reports from Taiwan.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 18th 2014 at 10:01AM
PCR reshuffles editorial team

PCR reshuffles editorial team

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PCR has appointed a new staff writer and publisher.

on Jul 17th 2014 at 12:35PM
Distributor Deals of the Week: July 17th, 2014

Distributor Deals of the Week: July 17th, 2014

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Northamber, Exertis Gem and Spire present their best deals to UK retailers.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 17th 2014 at 12:22PM
Brits spend 7 hours a day using tech

Brits spend 7 hours a day using tech

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UK consumers spend almost seven hours a day using technology devices outside of work.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Jul 17th 2014 at 12:10PM

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Network Group appoints B2B director

Network Group appoints B2B director

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IT buying organisation Network Group has appointed Joey Hemingbrough as business-to-business director.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 17th 2014 at 11:47AM
Microsoft's Nadella hints at big changes to Windows

Microsoft's Nadella hints at big changes to Windows

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Microsoft’s CEO has stated that every line of code in Windows needs to be refreshed every five years.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 17th 2014 at 11:33AM
Maplin own-brand 'upright' laser mouse launches

Maplin own-brand 'upright' laser mouse launches

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Maplin has launched an own-brand ergonomic laser mouse designed to reduce discomfort and fatigue.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 17th 2014 at 10:59AM
AMD on Mantle and beating Nvidia: 'You ain't seen nothing yet'

AMD on Mantle and beating Nvidia: 'You ain't seen nothing yet'

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Chip maker AMD has talked up its graphics API, Mantle, telling PCR that the best is yet to come for the PC game optimisation platform. 

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 17th 2014 at 10:13AM

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Security roundup: Google Play store 'seriously flawed'

Security roundup: Google Play store 'seriously flawed'

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This week we take a look at a flaw in the Google Play store’s app permissions, dictionary.com’s banking Trojan, and more.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 16th 2014 at 11:00AM
Sage veteran joins Retail Profiling as channel development manager

Sage veteran joins Retail Profiling as channel development manager

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Field marketing firm Retail Profiling has hired Stuart Wilson as channel development manager.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 16th 2014 at 10:59AM
Exertis Micro-P reveals new Samsung classroom solution

Exertis Micro-P reveals new Samsung classroom solution

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Distributor Exertis Micro-P has announced a promotion around Samsung’s interactive classroom solution.

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Jul 16th 2014 at 10:55AM
Synology, Seagate launch new NAS devices

Synology, Seagate launch new NAS devices

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Vendors Synology and Seagate have launched new Networked Attached Storage (NAS) devices.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 16th 2014 at 10:36AM

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Microsoft unveils hybrid cloud solutions with NetApp and EMC

Microsoft unveils hybrid cloud solutions with NetApp and EMC

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Day two of Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference 2014 has seen the firm announce its commitment to the hybrid cloud.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 16th 2014 at 10:33AM
Centerprise sells OnBuy for six-figure sum

Centerprise sells OnBuy for six-figure sum

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The founder of online marketplace OnBuy, Cas Paton, has acquired the brand from IT services provider Centerprise.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 16th 2014 at 10:09AM
'By 2017 smartphones will manage some tasks better than we can'

'By 2017 smartphones will manage some tasks better than we can'

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Cognisant computing will become one of the strongest forces in consumer-focused tech, according to Gartner.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jul 16th 2014 at 10:01AM
Retail sales dip in June

Retail sales dip in June

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UK retail sales declined in June, according to fresh statistics from the British Retail Consortium (BRC).

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Jul 15th 2014 at 12:25PM