The appointment of Safra Catz and Mark Hurd as co-CEOs at Oracle made considerable sense to Wall Street, but sources in the database firm were surprised that Thomas Kurian did not come out of it as well as they expected.
This indicates that Chairman Larry Ellision is up to something. more»
Computex 2013 begins next week – a jamboree where there’s a chance to meet a plethora of industry types from all over the world and those at the heart of the supply chain.
We’ll be covering all the important announcements on both ChannelEye and our brother pub TechEye.net. more»
Hard drive maker Seagate is planning a big push into the solid-drive market and now it seems to be making its first move. The company is hosting a job fair in Longmont later this week and it is looking to hire about 150 people, mostly engineers. more»
Troubled HMV has grabbed a lifeline from Hilco buying it out.
The store, which went into administration earlier this year, putting thousands of jobs at risk, has been rescued by specialist restructuring firm Hilco in what is believed to be a £50 million deal. more»
Distributor sources close to AMD Germany say that the company will launch a new graphics product next month.
Codenamed Bonaire and with a part number of 7790 it is expected to cost around $155. Performance is likely to be about 3,000 3D Mark Fire Strike. more»
Argos is planning to launch a contract phone offer and go toe to toe with Tesco Mobile and Asda Mobile. The retail giant will trial its service by offering online contract deals and phones in more than 200 stores across the UK starting in April. more»
Earlier this month AMD went into damage control mode, after comments made by an exec in China were misinterpreted by tech hacks, or Google translate. The comments seemed to indicate that AMD’s next generation Radeons will not appear this year, while in fact AMD’s strategy this year will be to focus on HD 7000 sales, with HD 8000 products coming on line in late 2013. more»
It was a night of fun, glitz and fashion as Hollywood’s A-listers stepped out to celebrate and show off their frocks at the 2013 Oscars.
And this year the red carpet was awash with pale colours, giving the event a vintage, old school glamour theme. more»
At its Global Partner Conference (GPC) held at the Venetian, Las Vegas last week, we asked senior suits at the company whether Hewlett Packard was Intel only.
Executives told us foreign journalists that it was CPU agnostic, and that we should “look inside” to fashion our “ecosystem” experience. more»
More extra marital activities are taking place over the office photocopier a report has found.
The survey conducted by Notatwork.co.uk and married dating site IllicitEncounters.com, has found spending longer hours in the office is leading to a rise in workplace affairs, with people who regularly work over 45 hours a week almost five times more likely to seek solace with a colleague. more»
Meg Whitman, president and CEO of HP opened up her keynoting at the global partner event here in Las Vegas by stressing the importance of the channel. “I love the channel,” she said. “You are a huge part of our success and a huge part of our future. more»
HP may be hatching plans that will change the the way its resellers operate.
According to sources familiar with HP’s channel, the company could shortly be exerting pressure on resellers to shift towards higher serviced sales for the juicier rewards. There have been whispers elsewhere that the company could be making changes to its licensing terms and conditions. more»
Google’s Nexus 4 has been on sale for three months, although one could argue that it has been on sale for a couple of weeks, since it wasn’t really available anywhere. For some reason, Google grossly underestimated demand for its latest vanilla Android phone, resulting in ridiculous shortages in every single market. more»
Intel’s HQ in Satan Clara has poured water over rumours that it has imposed pay freezes and left important vacancies open in a bid to save cash.
The comments from the company come following claims that the company was making these cuts in a bid to claw back the cash and make up its falling profits, which dropped 27 percent in the last quarter. more»
Bristol Cars is gearing up to unveil a hybrid supercar based on a powertrain devised by Surrey based Frazer-Nash Research.
Bristol Cars has a long tradition in the boutique GT market, but the company has fallen on hard times in recent years. more»