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Apple Looks to Microsoft for Enterprise iPad Sales Boost

Apple has pinned its hopes of an iPad sales surge in the enterprise on Microsoft’s Office, but said its rival should’ve made the decision to offer the suite sooner.

Microsoft Tweaks Nokia Deal Ahead of Friday Close

Microsoft Corp. has fine-tuned its Nokia acquisition, made last September, as it prepares to seal the deal at the end of the week.

Motion Gets Bigger With R12 Launch

Tablet specialist Motion Computing is looking to “redefine rugged” with the launch of its new R12 line, a 12.5-inch Windows tablet.

Microsoft Name Game a Lesson in Leading With Your Brand

In this new services era, business clients associate the value of a service with the company that provides it. Microsoft seems to get that message. Partners must as well.

Motorola, Not Zebra, Changes Stripes in Deal

Zebra Technologies is paying $3.5 billion to buy most of Motorola Solutions enterprise business in a deal that is more about expansion than evolution, despite all the talk about “Internet of Things.” Motorola Solutions, on the other hand, will be all about public sector, and that’s a good thing.

Juniper Mulls Sale of Mobile Security Unit

Once heralded as the cornerstone of the company’s BYOD support strategy and a key part of its Simply Connected portfolio, Juniper is reportedly considering the sale of its Junos Pulse mobile security unit.

Google Glass Now Available to All, But Don’t Buy

Google is finally opening unrestricted sales of its famed Google Glass wearable computing device. While it’s a neat idea, it has few practical applications, and early adopters are essentially paying for the privilege of helping Google develop better, less-expensive devices.

IDC: Wearable Tech Is Here to Stay

Wearable technology is set for explosive growth in the coming four years, according to IDC, which claims the market has emerged from the early-adopter phase to become an industry mainstay.

Good Technology to Expand in Channel With Tech Data Deal

Good Technology is looking to pick up momentum in the channel, and the midmarket and SMB markets, with a North American extension of its distribution deal with Tech Data.

Gartner: Lower-cost Devices to Drive Spending Rebound

Spending on PCs, ultramobiles, mobile phones and tablets will return to solid growth in 2014 but lower-cost devices will be the order of the day.