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ARM has created 1,000 jobs since SoftBank takeover

ARM has created 1,000 jobs since SoftBank takeover

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British microchip giant ARM has hired more than 1,000 new staff since the sale to Softbank. The company’s Japanese owner Masayoshi Son has stuck to his takeover pledge to increase ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Oct 9th 2017 at 10:18AM
Which countries are most committed to tackling cybercrime?

Which countries are most committed to tackling cybercrime?

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The recent wannacry ransomware threatened businesses around the world, sent governments into disarray and nearly brought the NHS to its knees. But maybe something good has come of it. By ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Oct 6th 2017 at 11:00AM
PCR Five for Friday (06/10/2017)

PCR Five for Friday (06/10/2017)

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Five for Friday is a weekly feature to give a brief roundup of our top five stories from the week that you might have missed. Think we left anything out? Let ...

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Oct 6th 2017 at 10:40AM
Channel news: GNR signs exclusive deal with HiWatch

Channel news: GNR signs exclusive deal with HiWatch

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Telford-based distributor GNR has announced the signing of an exclusive partnership with HiWatch, a new brand of the world’s leading video surveillance supplier HikVision, in an effort to place the ...

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Oct 6th 2017 at 10:00AM

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IT spend to rise in 2018 across all segments

IT spend to rise in 2018 across all segments

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Good news for everyone involved in IT: spend is going to increase, with devices segment set for growth for the first time in two years. 

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Oct 5th 2017 at 10:30AM
Consolidation is the name of the game in the Channel

Consolidation is the name of the game in the Channel

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If you are a regular PCR reader you will no doubt have seen a lot of news over the past 18 months about mergers and acquisitions in the Channel. It’s ...

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Oct 5th 2017 at 10:10AM
Big plans afoot at Centerprise International

Big plans afoot at Centerprise International

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IS IT A manufacturer, a managed services provider or a distie? A system integrator or a value-added reseller? Centerprise International is in fact all and none of the above. Instead, ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Oct 5th 2017 at 9:54AM
Bain preparing to relist Toshiba on Stock Exchange in three years

Bain preparing to relist Toshiba on Stock Exchange in three years

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A consortium led by Bain Capital is preparing to have to relist Toshiba’s chip unit should it fail to complete the takeover by March next year. The two parties reached ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Oct 5th 2017 at 9:29AM
Yahoo reveals all 3 billion of its email accounts were hacked in 2013

Yahoo reveals all 3 billion of its email accounts were hacked in 2013

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Yahoo has admitted that all 3 billion of its users' email accounts were affected by the 2013 hack. Last December the US firm said that around a third of its ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Oct 4th 2017 at 10:58AM
Amazon's EU tax fine should be a warning to others

Amazon's EU tax fine should be a warning to others

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Amazon is set to slapped with a tax fine worth hundreds of millions of euros, in the EU’s latest clampdown on tech companies. According to the Financial Times, Amazon will ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Oct 4th 2017 at 10:34AM

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