Feeds

Free-PC blasted by rival for giving PCs away

It'll be tears before bedtime

  • alert
  • submit to reddit

3 Big data security analytics techniques

The president of budget PC maker Microworkz, Rick Latman, has lashed out at Free-PC for giving away computers filled with advertising, declaring: "No one should have to sell their soul for a PC." Latman made the comment shortly after Free-PC had announced received around 500,000 requests from people apparently perfectly happy to sell their souls. Latman went on: "The answer to bringing PCs to everyone is the true value of a sub-$500 PC, not the clutter and noise of in-your-face commercialism." This philanthropic outburst is slightly tainted by the fact that Microworkz has also announced that it plans to heavily advertise its Ad-Free-PC logo on stickers, available to other distributors, and also a new web site. ® More home computers to be given away as direct-marketing tools There's no such thing as a free PC

Combat fraud and increase customer satisfaction

More from The Register

next story
Dropbox defends fantastically badly timed Condoleezza Rice appointment
'Nothing is going to change with Dr. Rice's appointment,' file sharer promises
Audio fans, prepare yourself for the Second Coming ... of Blu-ray
High Fidelity Pure Audio – is this what your ears have been waiting for?
MtGox chief Karpelès refuses to come to US for g-men's grilling
Bitcoin baron says he needs another lawyer for FinCEN chat
Record labels sue Pandora over vintage song royalties
Companies want payout on recordings made before 1972
Zucker punched: Google gobbles Facebook-wooed Titan Aerospace
Up, up and away in my beautiful balloon flying broadband-bot
Apple DOMINATES the Valley, rakes in more profit than Google, HP, Intel, Cisco COMBINED
Cook & Co. also pay more taxes than those four worthies PLUS eBay and Oracle
Number crunching suggests Yahoo! US is worth less than nothing
China and Japan holdings worth more than entire company
prev story

Whitepapers

Securing web applications made simple and scalable
In this whitepaper learn how automated security testing can provide a simple and scalable way to protect your web applications.
3 Big data security analytics techniques
Applying these Big Data security analytics techniques can help you make your business safer by detecting attacks early, before significant damage is done.
The benefits of software based PBX
Why you should break free from your proprietary PBX and how to leverage your existing server hardware.
Top three mobile application threats
Learn about three of the top mobile application security threats facing businesses today and recommendations on how to mitigate the risk.
Combat fraud and increase customer satisfaction
Based on their experience using HP ArcSight Enterprise Security Manager for IT security operations, Finansbank moved to HP ArcSight ESM for fraud management.