ERP reseller K3 Syspro announced a partnership with software automation expert AfriSoft.
The deal has made K3 Syspro a reseller of TransLution mobile software for the UK and Europe.
The product plays nice with K3 Syspro’s existing SYSPRO Espresso product, which was introduced with the recent SYSPRO 7 upgrade. more»
Despite the fact it is doing rather well, and even recently opened a branch in the US, the German Raiffesisen Bank wants to off-load Comparex.
The price could amount to EUR 350 million ($391 million) which strikes us as a little on the cheap side. more»
The dark satanic rumour mill is churning out a hell on earth yarns claiming that Microsoft is close to buying up a slice of the canadian telecommunications company BlackBerry.
A few other tech companies like Xiaomi, Lenovo and Huawei are also amongst those interested in buying the outfit but Microsoft has been wining and dining a few investment firms to assess their chances of taking over BlackBerry. more»
EMC has confirmed Kevin Sparks is to replace Russell Poole as director of alliances and channels for the UK and Ireland.
Poole has been doing rather well for himself climbing the greasy pole within EMC. He replaced Terry Beale as EMC’s head of channel just last August has been promoted to the position of senior director, enterprise sales for EMEA. more»
A US cloud supplier – Fortacloud – appears to have learnt the hard way about European sensibilities when it posted an advert for its products using a woman in her underwear.
After all, whenever you think of cloud storage the first thing that pops into your mind is a nearly naked woman in her drawers. more»
Biggish Blue is predicting that things are going to change now that the millennial generation has entered the workforce.
IBM projects that by the year 2020 millennials will be the dominant generation in its company and its channel partners.
To deal with this IBM’s Mike Gerentine, global vice-president of channel marketing has set up the IBM Emerging Leaders Initiative and recruited 40 millennial participants – 20 from IBM’s staff and 20 from channel partners that work together in a buddy system. more»
Britain’s Vodafone posted a rise in its quarterly sales for the first time in nearly three years.
This was thanks to improving trends in its key European markets and demand for its 4G mobile services.
The world’s second largest mobile operator said the rise in fourth quarter revenue of 0.1 percent, which followed 10 quarters of declines, meant that its overall earnings could also stabilise in 2016. more»
Last week we reported how Computer Services Corp is about to break itself up, but now it turns out that this is just one slice of woe pie for the outfit.
The firm has just sued the former chief executive of a company it bought in 2013 for breaching its code of business conduct. more»
Technology consulting services provider Computer Sciences is planning to separate its government business from its commercial information technology division.
Word on the street is that an announcement could come next week, when CSC releases its fiscal 2015 earnings on May 19. more»
A New Zealand company called Touchpoint Group is building a robot which it says will get really angry.
The big idea is that companies really have not got a clue how to deal with angry customers and even actors have a job being accurately angry all day for training purposes. more»
Dell’s decision to go private is headed to court as head funds work out a way to screw more money from the tin box shifter.
According to Channel News Asia , Dell has become the latest victim of a process called “appraisal” where hedge funds use the threat of a court room to squeeze more money from buyouts. more»
EU antitrust regulators have sent a questionnaire to Qualcomm’s rivals asking if it has been committing any atrocities over the way it licenses products.
Qualcomm has been feeling the regulatory heat in Europe, the United States, China, Japan and South Korea in recent years as watchdogs focus on its licensing model and its power over patents. more»
Microsoft is not trying to buy Salesforce and has sent its deep throats to leak messages to the press that it is not true.
Bloomberg News, citing people with knowledge of the matter, reported earlier this week that Microsoft was evaluating a bid for Salesforce after the it was approached by another unknown buyer. more»
Security software maker MacKeeper might have to pay more than $2 million for the crime of exaggerating security problems on Apple macs.
While Apple has marketed itself with the improbable claim that it was super secure, MacKeeper made a killing telling Apple fanboys otherwise. more»
Microsoft is looking at buying Salesforce.
The cloud software provider has been approached by another, unknown, buyer, and told Microsoft, which put in a bid of its own.
Salesforce, which has a market value of almost $50 billion, is working with two investment banks to determine a response to approaches, two of the people said. more»