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UK online retail sales up 14 per cent but electrical sector is struggling

UK online retail sales up 14 per cent but electrical sector is struggling

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Online retail sales in the UK grew by some 14 per cent for the month of September year-on-year, according to latest figures by IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index. And despite ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Oct 18th 2017 at 10:12AM
Head of Facebook's hardware lab resigns for 'purposeful' next step

Head of Facebook's hardware lab resigns for 'purposeful' next step

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The head of Facebook’s hardware lab Building 8 has stepped down to focus on a ‘purposeful’ next step. Regina Dugan exits the company after joining from Google 18 months ago. ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Oct 18th 2017 at 9:43AM
Opinion: Gaming can be a power-up for IT

Opinion: Gaming can be a power-up for IT

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Business is booming in gaming and serves as a stark contrast to the difficulties facing IT as a whole says Dominic Ashford, senior account manager at GfK.

on Oct 17th 2017 at 10:35AM
British CSP Calligo acquires Canadian service provider

British CSP Calligo acquires Canadian service provider

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Jersey-based cloud solution provider Calligo has acquired Canadian cloud service provider 3 Peaks. The acquisition of the Vancouver-based business is the latest step in Calligo’s ongoing expansion. Just last month, ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Oct 17th 2017 at 10:21AM

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Strong demand for PCs and tablets proves smartphones haven't completely taken over

Strong demand for PCs and tablets proves smartphones haven't completely taken over

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The number of global devices shipped in 2018 will increase by 2 per cent year-on-year, according to industry analysts at Gartner. Reaching its highest figure since 2015, device shipment figures ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Oct 17th 2017 at 9:33AM
Micron announces new executive vice president

Micron announces new executive vice president

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Component vendor Micron has announced the appointment of Manish Bhatia as executive vice president of Global Operations. He will report directly to Sanjay Mehrotra, president and CEO. 

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Oct 17th 2017 at 9:31AM
Tech Data's accountancy firm fined £1.8 million

Tech Data's accountancy firm fined £1.8 million

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London-based professional services firm EY (formerly Ernst & Young) has been fined £1.8 million for misconduct around its audit of Tech Data’s British unit.

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Oct 16th 2017 at 11:37AM
EdTech firms welcome Facebook's pledge to train UK children as cyber security experts

EdTech firms welcome Facebook's pledge to train UK children as cyber security experts

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Facebook has set aside more than £1 million to train British schoolchildren to be cyber security experts. Set up by Childnet International and the Diana Award, the scheme will has ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Oct 16th 2017 at 10:48AM
UK lags behind when it comes to using the cloud

UK lags behind when it comes to using the cloud

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Budding British photographers are failing to back up their pictures on the cloud. An international survey commissioned by European email provider GMX found that 82 per cent of UK internet ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Oct 16th 2017 at 10:11AM
Esports: Scratching the surface

Esports: Scratching the surface

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Jonathan Easton takes a look at the incredible growth of the esports market and asks how the Channel can capitalise on the rapidly increasing interest

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Oct 16th 2017 at 9:30AM

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