PCR top stories of the week: August 2nd, 2013

A look at the most popular stories on PCR this week
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We take a look this week's most talked about stories, including the latest iPhone 5S rumours and EVE Online’s record-breaking battle.

iPhone 5s release date, price, news, images, specs

The iPhone 5s is a rumoured smartphone widely speculated to be Apple’s next model – possibly an interim and multi-coloured smartphone.

This thus far fictional product run along the just as rumoured iPhone 6, which is expected to be the next full-fat new super-phone from Apple.

EVE Online sees 4,070 ships fight in record-breaking video game battle

Massive multiplayer space game EVE Online has played host to the largest-ever video game battle, with 4,070 pilots taking part.

The news came from the Software Director at CCP (the company that develops EVE Online), who tweeted about the record-breaking battle.

Panda hires retail account manager to head up new reward scheme

Cloud security firm Panda Security has appointed Charlotte Shone as its new Retail Account Manager.

Shone will be working as part of Panda's external account management team focusing on building Panda Security relations with retailers and system builders. She will also lead the new Renewal Share Programme which rewards Panda's partners.

Entatech excited by Windows 8.1 launch opportunities

IT distributor Entatech is excited by Microsoft's latest operating system update Windows 8.1 which launches later this year.

Microsoft confirmed earlier this month that development on Windows 8.1 would be completed by August, with all Windows based devices being pre-loaded with the update in time for Christmas, such as the range of Fujitsu Stylistic tablets which are supplied by Entatech.

Amazon rival' OnBuy invites vendors to sign up ahead of November launch

An upcoming UK online marketplace which secured investment from Centerprise - OnBuy - is urging vendors to sign up ahead of its launch on November 1st.

The marketplace was revealed earlier this year and hopes to rival the likes of web retail giants Amazon and eBay. It's aimed at businesses - including major brands and independent retailers - rather than individuals who may want to make private sales.

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