MicroScope's top stories, week ending 13 August 2010

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MicroScope's top stories, week ending 13 August 2010

Alex Scroxton

The most visited channel stories on MicroScope.co.uk from the last seven days:

HP boss quits after sexual harassment probe

Late last week Hewlett-Packard CEO Mark Hurd fell on his sword after an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment uncovered apparent expenses irregularities.

Skype files for IPO

High-profile VoIP service provider Skype, which bought itself back from eBay late last year, announced plans to float on the stock market.

Former soft porn actress implicated in Hurd's downfall

As the vultures circled Mark Hurd's career, a former film star and reality TV contestant named Jodie Fisher came forward to give her side of the story.

Nowhere for Dell to hide from poor Q2 performance

The gradual recovery in the UK PC market seems to be completely by-passing a certain vendor, according to Gartner analysts.

Bell Micro brand to be history by October

Avnet Technology Solutions has put in place a final timetable for the integration of Bell Microproducts, and will discontinue the brand in a month and a half.

Best of the blogs

This week, we examined the fallout surrounding Mark Hurd's departure from HP and asked how far his eventual successor will go to make his or her own mark on the vendor's recent acquisitions.

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