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  • Lack of buyer sparks Comet store closures

    The failure to find a buyer means that 41 Comet stores will be closed at the end of the month as the struggling retailer looks to control costs 

  • Smartphone is platform of choice for most staff

    The smart phone is rivalling laptops and tablets as one of the most important pieces of hardware for most workers as the BYOD continues to gather momentum. 

  • Comet administrators swing axe on 330 staff

    One week after being appointed Comet's administrators have made 330 staff redundant as the struggling retailer looks to trim costs 

  • Tablet growth pays off for Nvidia

    The growth in demand for its graphic chips from the smartphone and tablet market helped boost Nvidia's third quarter numbers and allow the vendor to introduce its first quarterly dividend 

  • Lenovo numbers solid but PC growth rate slows

    Lenovo has continued to duck the blight afflicting the global PC market after posting another strong quarter, with pre-tax income hitting a new record, but its growth rate now seems to be slowing 

  • Dixons offers Comet staff yuletide lifeline

    Dixons is offering staff at the beleagured Comet stores the prospect of Christmas work as it looks to recruit 3,000 additional seasonal workers 

  • Comet to fall into administration next week

    Troubled electricals and IT retailer Comet is to be placed into administrationwith around 6,000 jobs at risk across the UK 

  • Apple sets sights on strong end to the year

    Apple has delivered a solid set of numbers for its fourth fiscal quarter but is looking forward to a busy Christmas time with its iPad mini and iPhone 5 to put in shop windows 

  • Windows 8 gives Microsoft shot at phones and tablets

    IDC believes that Windows 8 provides the potential for Microsoft to catch up on rivals and get its operating system established in the smart phone and tablet worlds 

  • Citrix resellers predicting 'workshifting' opportunities

    Citrix resellers are expecting the growth in mobility will provide them with plenty of opportunities to provide the support required for BYOD environments