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Computacenter reports profits slide, warns on market

Computacenter posted decent revenues for the six months ended 30 June 2008 but warned that current trading wasn't that great. The reseller made £1.25bn in sales compared to £1.16bn in the first half of 2007. But profits before tax were down 14.2 per cent to £11m. Earnings per share, however, were up 10.6 per cent thanks to a …
John Oates, 17 Oct 2008
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Computacenter down on falling profits

Computacenter shares are down more than seven per cent this morning after the firm reported a 14 per cent fall in profits in the first six months of the year. Interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2008 showed the reseller increased revenues by 7.8 per cent to £1.25bn, thanks mainly to currency movements. But profit …
John Oates, 28 Aug 2008
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Home Office lost CDs on 3,000 workers

The Home Office has lost the names, nationalities, passport numbers and dates of birth of 3,000 seasonal agricultural workers on two CDs in transit to the UK Borders Authority. The incident, which took place in March, was reported to the Information Commissioner's Office but has only now been publicly disclosed in the Home …
Kablenet, 11 Aug 2008
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IBM throws arms around ILOG

IBM is buying French software maker ILOG for €215m ($340m). The tech giant said today the deal is part of IBM’s strategy to beef up business process management and service-oriented architecture technologies. The offer price represents a premium of about 56 per cent compared with ILOG’s one month average closing share price …
Kelly Fiveash, 28 Jul 2008
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Ingram's second quarter cheers

Super distie Ingram Micro increased sales to $8.82bn for the quarter ended 28 June 2008 compared to $8.19bn for the same period last year. Sales were helped by a six per cent improvement in currency exchange rates. Net income in the second quarter was $58.9m, compared to $52.4m last year. Ingram spend $5.5m on reducing costs …
John Oates, 25 Jul 2008
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IPS ditches e-passport system

The Identity and Passport Service has written off £10.8m in dropping a scheme for electronic passport applications. The management board of IPS has decided to abandon the electronic passport applications (EPA2) scheme, which it started in 2005 and opened in May 2006, according to the agency's annual report (pdf). The system, …
Kablenet, 8 Jul 2008
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Novell pulls in Q2 profit on lower costs

Novell Inc swung to a profit on lower expenses and revenue that rose a slender $4m in its fiscal second quarter. It reeled in $236m from sales in the Q2 period ended 31 April 2008, compared to $232m for the same quarter a year ago. Novell said the jump in sales of its Linux business software helped offset a drop in sales at …
Kelly Fiveash, 30 May 2008
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BBC website suits slapped for cash splurge

The BBC Trust has today sharply criticised BBC executives for poor management of online services after an investigation of the finances of bbc.co.uk revealed it was £36m over-budget. The review by the Corporation's independent governing body, which represents licence fee payers, revealed the splurge on bbc.co.uk hit £110m in …
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Fayrewood ends takeover talks

Fayrewood has ended takeover talks with North Atlantic Value LLP which could have led to the company being bought. Distributor Fayrewood, which trades as Interface Solutions, had been in talks since November 2007. It is not the first time the company has been rebuffed by a suitor - previous takeover talks in 2005 were also …
John Oates, 8 May 2008

Nvidia lets DX10 mobile GPU specs slip

Details of Nvidia's upcoming GeForce 9300M and 9500M DirectX 10-compatible mobile graphics chip series have surfaced ahead of the GPU's launch... on Nvidia's own website. The 9500M GS will contain 32 stream processors running at 950MHz, while the core as a whole is clocked at 475MHz. The GPU will be linked to 512MB of GDDR 3 …
Tony Smith, 5 Mar 2008
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Motorola tunes up the Q

Motorola has unveiled its latest handset Q-series handset, the Q Music 9m. The handset is a fusion of Treo and Blackberry looks, and an update to its original Q model targeted directly at mobile music lovers looking for plenty of storage and multimedia capabilities. motoq Moto's Q Music 9m For music lovers, the 9m …
James Sherwood, 23 Aug 2007
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Phoenix maintains gentle ascent

The disaster recovery business has been keeping Phoenix IT Group heading skyward. Revenues were up overall by 16.3 per cent to £126.7m, which included five months of sales from Servo Computer Services, the SME IT services and product sales business that Phoenix acquired in November 2006. Excluding the Servo figures, "the …
Mark Ballard, 21 May 2007
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Channel rumours round-up

Atos Origin and Getronics are the targets of rumoured takeovers this morning sending shares in both soaring. Dutch company Getronics was up five per cent late last week on rumours that KPN, the Dutch telco, was lining it up for a takeover. Getronics shares were steady this morning. Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf said the …
John Oates, 19 Mar 2007

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