Day: November 29, 2013

Dell plans own-brand retail shops

Dell plans own-brand retail shops Dell has confirmed plans to launch its own range of retail stores, starting with an opening in Dallas this year. The company hopes to tempt computer buyers with its range of cheap PCs. However, unlike Apple’s retail outlets these Dell shops won’t have stock on hand. Customers will simply be able to try the PCs out and then order them for later delivery. The Dallas store is a pilot scheme to see if the plan can stimulate demand for the company’s...

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Apple continues to fall amid Stock Market jitters

Apple continues to fall amid Stock Market jitters Apple stocks continue to fall as analysts consider the impact of the Taiwan quake on iBook shipments, Motorola’s revelation of inadequate G4 supplies and Apple’s warning of reduced profits this quarter. Coupled with the jitters on the market with regard to IT stocks, and the recent announcement by highly-placed Microsoft sources that IT stocks are generally “overvalued”, the result has been to wipe Apple’s stock values to the high 50’s. Meanwhile, Michael Kwatinez, an analyst with Credit Suisse First Boston, is reported to have claimed that the Taiwan earthquake has halted...

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Extensis reshuffles top-level team

Extensis reshuffles top-level team Extensis is reshuffling its management, and is splitting and the Extensis Products Group into separate business units of parent company Craig Keudell, former senior vice president of sales and operations has become general manager of the Extensis Products Group. He is to report directly to Rich Begert, president and CEO of, said Extensis. Extensis’ co-founder and former CEO Craig Barnes will continue to work with Extensis Products Group and as a consultant. Leadership Keudell said: “Barnes’ leadership and guidance has successfully led us through the transition from a private company to...

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Reminder: Netto offers cut-price Apple iPod touch from today

Reminder: Netto offers cut-price Apple iPod touch from today A reminder, Danish based discount supermarket Netto starts selling Apple’s iPod touch from today, Thursday 16 December in stores across the UK. Netto will sell the iPod touch 8GB, latest 4-generation model for £159.99. Apple currently sells the same model online and instore for £189. Under the banner ‘Love Christmas for less’ the maximum purchase is one iPod touch per customer. The latest iPod touch features FaceTime video calling over Wi-Fi, 960×640 resolution Retina display, HD video recording and Game Center support. Netto notes in an online FAQ: “Unfortunately, as...

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