Posts Tagged ‘Android’
It wasn’t long ago that Salesforce.com was touting its Touch mobile app and Chatter social networking platform as the fundamental interfaces for the company’s CRM offerings. You can forget about all that now.
Mobile technology continues to enjoy stellar adoption in the business world, but new research indicates mobility is increasingly more about the app than the device.
In a global print media blitz, BlackBerry tries to fend off consumer concerns about a possible acquisition by vowing unwavering commitment to its users.
If there were any lingering doubt that Microsoft sees diminishing value in partnerships, they died in spectacular fashion on Labor Day, when Redmond announced its intention to acquire the smartphone business of its primary Windows Phone devotee, Nokia.
McAfee Labs is the latest in a growing number of security vendors reporting a sharp uptick in the amount of malware available on the Android mobile platform
Research from Trend Micro shows that the number of malicious apps available for Android jumped 40 percent in the second quarter of 2013.
Microsoft missed profit expectations in its earnings, due mostly to the slowdown in PC sales and an unexpected $900 million write off on unsold Surface RT inventory. The biggest earnings miss in a decade reveals just how badly Microsoft has botched the Surface rollout and missed the mobility revolution.
Microsoft slashed prices of its Surface RT tablets by $150, perhaps to stimulate sales in advance of a new release or clear excess inventory. The price cut is a flashback to when Hewlett-Packard reset its doomed TouchPad to fire-sale prices.
Microsoft is finally giving some channel partners a crack at being a Surface reseller with the launch today of a two-tiered Microsoft Devices Program.
Gartner predicts booming tablet sales will nearly equal global shipments of desktops and notebooks by 2014 thanks to falling prices and the BYOD trend.