The Marlow-based software reseller Softcat has listed in a deal that valued the business at £472.3 million.
Softcat valued its shares at 240p, and they climbed as high as 270p in early trading. It said the IPO allowed its founders to sell down their stakes and the group would receive no proceeds from the flotation. more»
Fruity cargo cult Apple has admitted that it is burning its resellers and might lose a few more after it beefs up its direct sales unit.
In a 10-K Annual Report Job’s Mob mentioned that it losing resellers was number four on its list of risks which could negatively impact the business. more»
Former HP CEO turned US presidential hopeful Carly Fiorina has been targeting the Apple fanboy vote by claiming she was friends with late Apple founder Steve Jobs.
Iit appears that if they ever were friends, that did not stop the self-serving megalomaniac from getting one over on her. more»
The EU has denied US corporate claims that it is “anti-American” in its recent wave of litigation against top American tech companies.
European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager’s accusations of anti-US bias over her decision to go after Google for abusing its internet search dominance and Apple over an Irish tax deal, saying such talk was a fallacy. more»
The Fruity Cargo Cult Apple is trying to get businesses to buy its shiny toys and has signed a deal with Cisco to make it happen.
Apple already has a deal with IBM, which was supposed to get its sales teams a foot in the door in a market which traditionally looks for value and function over style. more»
In what might end up being the end of an era in telecom packages the major smartphone makers Apple and Samsung are moving to force suppliers to telco agnostic Sim cards.
The technology first appeared in the iPad Air 2, which ditched typical carrier-linked SIM cards in favour of an Apple one that let users switch freely and easily between multiple providers. 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»
Staff at the fruity Apple Cargo cult are starting to show their inexperience at flogging wearable fashion items like the iWatch.
A viral YouTube video shows an Apple genius demonstrating how to use the iWatch to buy stuff from Amazon. But he rapidly discovers that the watch is too small an interface to carry out a complex transaction. more»
While the Tame Apple Press and analysts claim that fruity cargo cult Apple is going to make billions from its iWatch, it does not seem that Tim Cook agrees.
Apple’s normal distribution plan is to release a product with a great fanfare, create a shortage and above all encourage fanboys to queue up to give the television cameras a story which makes the product look popular. more»
The Los Angeles Unified School District wants a refund from Apple over a bungled $1.3 billion deal to supply students with iPads.
In 2013, the schools were to equip each of its roughly 650,000 students with an iPad in one of the largest educational technology projects of its kind in the United States. more»
IBM suits are deepening their partnership with Apple to make use of health information gathered by millions of Apple devices,
Biggish Blue, is creating a unit dedicated to providing data analytics to the healthcare sector and think that the millions of Apple watches which people bought by mistake will provide them with the data. more»
One of the noisiest outfits in the world has decided to invest in a bloke who knows a lot about the sounds of silence.
Apple has recruited Dolby executive VP Mike Rockwell and the word on the street is that he will be working out ways to make the overpriced toys sound and look a little better. more»
Search engine Google is rumoured to be signing up for Samsung’s 3D NAND in its data centres in a move which is similar to its rival’s Amazon.
Samsung’s 3D NAND is currently used in Kaminario K2 all-flash arrays and is being tipped for MacBooks. more»
Hon Hai – a Taiwanese firm also known as Foxconn, said that its fourth quarter profits rose to $1.8 billion on the back of the success of Apple’s iPhone.
Hon Hai makes most of Apple’s iPhones and has been criticised in the past for harsh employment practices. more»
Chinese CEO and billionaire Jia Yueting, has created a storm by comparing Apple to the Nazi Party.
For those who are not in the know, Jia Yueting is the chairman of Leshi Television, one of the China’s most popular online video sites. more»