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PCR Five for Friday (28/07/2017)

PCR Five for Friday (28/07/2017)

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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 missedThink we left anything ...

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Jul 28th 2017 at 11:00AM
VIP announces deal with Cooler Master

VIP announces deal with Cooler Master

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Warrington-based distributor VIP UK has announced a partnership with Taiwan hardware manufacturer Cooler Master.

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Jul 28th 2017 at 10:40AM
Ex-Enta boss Jason Tsai jailed for 18 months

Ex-Enta boss Jason Tsai jailed for 18 months

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Former Enta boss Jason Tsai has been jailed for 18 months. Found guilty of breaching a passport order Tsai was also convicted for hiding assets from HMRC during Changtel’s insolvency. ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Jul 28th 2017 at 10:08AM
Meg Whitman steps down from HP Inc board

Meg Whitman steps down from HP Inc board

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Former HP CEO Meg Whitman has stepped down as HP Inc.'s board of directors' chairperson, with Chip Bergh now taking the reigns.

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Jul 27th 2017 at 11:00AM

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The acquisition of Corsair shows there's even bigger money in esports

The acquisition of Corsair shows there's even bigger money in esports

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Gaming peripheral and component maker Corsair has confirmed that it is to be acquired by New York-based private equity firm EagleTree Capital in a deal valued at $525 million. 

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Jul 27th 2017 at 10:20AM
Samsung predicts record annual profit despite exploding phones and corruption scandal

Samsung predicts record annual profit despite exploding phones and corruption scandal

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Samsung has predicted record annual profits just 12 months after it famously recalled all of its Note 7 smartphones after they started to explode on users. The last year has ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Jul 27th 2017 at 10:09AM
Google says ransomware 'is here to stay' as Microsoft offers huge bug bounty

Google says ransomware 'is here to stay' as Microsoft offers huge bug bounty

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Year on year cybercriminals are becoming more savvy and finding new ways to make increasingly large amounts of money. At the moment, ransomware is all the rage. Following the global ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Jul 27th 2017 at 9:52AM
iRobot to acquire its European distributor

iRobot to acquire its European distributor

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Roomba robot vacuum cleaner iRobot has today announced that it has struck up a deal to acquire its European distributor Robopolis in a cash deal believed to be worth around ...

Jonathan Easton
by Jonathan Easton
on Jul 26th 2017 at 11:37AM
Will Kaspersky's free antivirus software set a precedent?

Will Kaspersky's free antivirus software set a precedent?

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With Kaspersky finally launching its much-hyped free antivirus software, it begs the question whether or not other security firms will feel the pressure and follow suit. Working on the antivirus ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Jul 26th 2017 at 11:30AM
Mike Ashley plans 'great synergies' between Sports Direct and Game

Mike Ashley plans 'great synergies' between Sports Direct and Game

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Controversial Sports Direct and Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley is planning ‘great synergies’ between his existing business and Game. After snapping up a 26 per cent stake in the struggling ...

Rob Horgan
by Rob Horgan
on Jul 26th 2017 at 10:47AM

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