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Are downloads destroying the boxed game market?

Are downloads destroying the boxed game market?

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While there is still a market for physical PC games, retail margins can be extremely tight, and digital download platforms like Steam are continuing to grow. So how can today’s ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 1st 2014 at 9:00AM
5 ways the cloud can boost the bottom lines of enterprises

5 ways the cloud can boost the bottom lines of enterprises

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More and more firms are moving their IT systems to the cloud, and it’s not hard to see why.

on Sep 30th 2014 at 9:53AM
Goat Simulator is shaking up the traditional simulation game market

Goat Simulator is shaking up the traditional simulation game market

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The game that started out as a bit of a laugh - Goat Simulator - is shaking up the traditional PC simulation game market, argues Contact Sales/Excalibur Publishing MD Robert ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 29th 2014 at 9:09AM
PC gaming is core to desktop growth

PC gaming is core to desktop growth

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GfK’s Andrew Walsh takes a look at how consumers are willing to spend more on a gaming PC.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Sep 27th 2014 at 10:00AM

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The gaming market is already more lucrative than Hollywood

The gaming market is already more lucrative than Hollywood

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Martin Baxter, executive vice president at Green Man Gaming, talks about the importance of using digital and how the PC gaming sector is now more lucrative than ever.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Sep 26th 2014 at 11:33AM
PC stores that undercut rivals on price will never succeed

PC stores that undercut rivals on price will never succeed

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This month our mystery Counter Insurgent reseller explains why new stores selling cheap on the High Street are destined to close down…

on Sep 26th 2014 at 11:02AM
How we can increase the number of women in technology

How we can increase the number of women in technology

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Sarah Shields, executive director and general manager of Dell UK and finalist in the PCR Woman of the Year event (which takes place in London on October 17th) shares her ...

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by Sarah Shields
on Sep 12th 2014 at 10:59AM
Security roundup: Apple Watch a target for hackers, Windows Server end of life

Security roundup: Apple Watch a target for hackers, Windows Server end of life

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Hackers will increasingly look to the emerging wearables and smartwatch market, especially when the Apple Watch is launched in early 2015, claims Kaspersky Lab.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 12th 2014 at 9:56AM

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The problem with driverless cars...

The problem with driverless cars...

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RIPE NCC’s managing director, Axel Pawlick, discusses how the computer industry needs to safeguard the future growth of the internetEmbracing what could be the next big automotive revolution, the UK ...

on Sep 11th 2014 at 10:02AM
'Gender inequality is being stamped out within IT'

'Gender inequality is being stamped out within IT'

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Maggie Zaboura is the founder and MD of Zaboura Consultancy and finalist in the PCR Woman of the Year event, which takes place in London on October 17th. You can ...

Maggie Zaboura
by Maggie Zaboura
on Sep 10th 2014 at 10:00AM
'Why the industry needs a Woman of the Year award'

'Why the industry needs a Woman of the Year award'

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Gemma Telford is principal at the IT Marketing Agency and finalist in the PCR Woman of the Year event, which takes place in London on October 17th. You can find ...

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by gemma telford
on Sep 4th 2014 at 10:24AM
'iCloud and Dropbox pose a major threat to enterprise security'

'iCloud and Dropbox pose a major threat to enterprise security'

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In the wake of an alleged iCloud hack that has leaked hundreds of nude celebrity photos, James Bindseil, CEO of security and file sharing specialist Globalscape, says consumer file ...

on Sep 1st 2014 at 10:32AM

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Is there a place for iPads in schools?

Is there a place for iPads in schools?

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Simon Harbridge, CEO of Stone Group, explains why education-specific tablets need to be used by students.

on Aug 29th 2014 at 9:30AM
Determination will help women to progress in IT

Determination will help women to progress in IT

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Liz King is Fujitsu's distribution partner manager and finalist in the PCR Woman of the Year event, which takes place in London on October 17th. You can find out more about ...

Liz King
by Liz King
on Aug 28th 2014 at 11:24AM
The only woman in a tech firm

The only woman in a tech firm

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Joanne Plummer is marketing manager for the Uk, Ireland and Scandinavia and finalist in the PCR Woman of the Year event, which takes place in London on October 17th ...

Joanne Plummer
by Joanne Plummer
on Aug 22nd 2014 at 11:36AM
BLOG: How vendors can strengthen ties with distributors and DMRs

BLOG: How vendors can strengthen ties with distributors and DMRs

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Richard Solomon at Retail Profiling offers his views on how tech brands can enhance their distribution and DMR partner potential.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 21st 2014 at 9:00AM

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BLOG: Can the MOBA make it on consoles?

BLOG: Can the MOBA make it on consoles?

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PC gaming's most dominant genre of the moment is making a bigger leap onto consoles next year with Smite heading to Xbox One - but can the MOBA make it ...

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 15th 2014 at 11:04AM
Blog: The desktop's renaissance

Blog: The desktop's renaissance

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GfK’s account manager Andrew Walsh takes a look at how traditional desktops are continuing to experience an upturn in fortunes...

Jade Burke
by Jade Burke
on Aug 14th 2014 at 9:27AM
BLOG: Apple copycats, beware

BLOG: Apple copycats, beware

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Apple loves a trademark and the firm has fought many a court battle with technology manufacturers that have copied the look of one of its popular i-devices.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Aug 12th 2014 at 10:02AM
BLOG: Sell IT to schools - get rich quick?

BLOG: Sell IT to schools - get rich quick?

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The intricacies of schools and how they buy their computers means it’s not as easy as you might think supplying them, as reseller Ben Parker explains...

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Aug 11th 2014 at 11:28AM