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Back-to-school push sees tablet market flourish


Global tablet industry grows by 11.5 per cent, says IDC

31 Oct 2014

Businesses are losing cyber crime fight say auditors

A hacker committing cyber crime on a laptop

Report from big six audit firms finds there is a 'growing gap' between businesses and cyber crime

30 Oct 2014

Oracle's Java program most exposed in UK

malware virus security threat

Adobe Reader and Apple iTunes among other most exposed programs according to Secunia report

29 Oct 2014

UK beats Western Europe average in Q3 printer sales

New Context figures see UK hold its own - although some countries fared much better

29 Oct 2014

Analyst rains on Gartner's 3D-printing parade

CCS Insight report anticipates 3D printing to grow at a much slower pace than Gartner forecast yesterday

28 Oct 2014

Firms opt for pay-per-use licensing to avoid waste

Survey confirms a move away from the long-held preference for perpetual licences in favour of subscription models

22 Oct 2014

HP tightens grip on rebounding EMEA PC market

Regional shipments grow 11 per cent in Q3 but market leader HP grows even faster

17 Oct 2014

Samsung spending surge to boost semiconductor market

Gartner predicts global semiconductor capital spending to rise by 11.4 per cent year on year

16 Oct 2014

Datacentre disruption to hit channel margins

Gartner research into coming datacentre market disruption suggests areas of concern for partners

15 Oct 2014

Tech firms across Europe ripe for buyouts

Merger market poll suggests deal-making is expected to rise this year - in IT firms especially

13 Oct 2014

Palo Alto fixes issues identified by NSS Labs

Next-generation-firewall vendor thanks testing house for its assistance in applying fix just days after questioning its objectivity and accuracy

10 Oct 2014

EMEA PC market grows for three straight quarters

Windows XP effect underpins 9.6 per cent rise in shipments in Q3

09 Oct 2014

Cisco leads way in video infrastructure software market

Total revenue for the market in the last four quarters was $5.6bn according to Synergy Research Group

08 Oct 2014

IT managers ill prepared for new EU data regulation

New research by Kroll Ontrack and Blancco suggests three out of five organisations have not taken measures for compliance with GDPR

07 Oct 2014

UK keeps up with rising Europe PC volumes in Q3

Volumes see pleasing growth rates partly due to XP migration

29 Sep 2014

Google+ views outpacing Facebook in retail sector

Context study claims Google+ will overtake YouTube next year in number of views

23 Sep 2014

Dixons Carphone rescues some Phones 4U staff

All 800 concession-shop employees to be offered roles at Currys PC World

17 Sep 2014

UK public sector IT spending to suffer 'very slow growth'

Southern Europe to bear the brunt of spending pinch, IDC report suggests

16 Sep 2014

Microsoft sets the date to unveil the future of Windows

Microsoft expected to hold business-focused Windows 9 event in San Francisco on 30 September

16 Sep 2014

Wearables sales to explode, predicts analyst

Juniper Research claims market will expand threefold in next two years

15 Sep 2014

Firms urged to crack down on mobile app security

More than 75 per cent of mobile apps will fail basic security tests by 2015, says Gartner

15 Sep 2014

Small business confidence up and rising

Survey suggests record optimism at the smaller end of the market

15 Sep 2014

Internet of Things to see security services soar

Gartner predicts there will be 26 billion connected "things" by 2020 - many of which will need securing in a corporate setting

12 Sep 2014

Global datacentre market set for distrust and disruption

Snowden effect, cloud to fragment global datacentre provision in just two years

11 Sep 2014

Wearables sales to triple despite user uncertainty

Juniper says sales of smartwatches and specs will surge, but adds note of caution

09 Sep 2014


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