The Internet plays a major role in our lives, there’s no doubt about it. It has irrevocably changed the way we live and the way we work. It has upended several industries and will upend even more in the...
North Bridge Growth Equity Venture Partners and research analyst firm Wikibon, which analyzes trends in cloud computing adoption, use, and challenges every year, has released their 2016 Future of Cloud Computing survey results this month, and it has thrown...
PC gaming is a big market, but do you know how it impacts companies that support gaming with platforms like Windows 10? Apparently, the entire Windows installed base brings in more money from gaming apps and in-app purchases in...
In the first three articles in this multi-part series, we covered the cloud businesses of the world's top cloud providers: Amazon, Microsoft and IBM. In this fourth part, we take a closer look at Oracle's "splash" entry into the...
Facebook’s user base growth has been staggering. Not many companies on earth can boast of a user base that kept growing at double digit rates for more than ten years in a row.One can argue that strong user...
 The mobile wallet space is not one that you can call extremely crowded, but when you factor in the depth of the pockets of its biggest players - Apple, Samsung, Google and PayPal - you could justify calling it...
Microsoft has steadfastly refused to quit its device efforts. Despite setbacks the company faced in its hardware ambitions - buying Nokia for for $7.2 billion in 2014 and writing off $7.6 billion dollars a year later - the Redmond...
In many ways, Apple was one big reason why Google developed and launched the Google Pixel line of smartphones. But I'm going to leave you to digest that thought while I sketch a background to that assertion.Google's hardware efforts in...
There are several theories and articles swirling around on the internet that argue that iPhone sales have already peaked, and the odds of scaling the high of 231.218 million iPhones Apple sold in 2015 are very slim, or next...
Tech news sites and most major online publications yesterday were awash with news of Nokia filing a lawsuit against Apple Inc., but nearly all of them failed to note that a day before that happened, Apple had formally filed...
 PC sales have been declining steadily over the past four years. There was some expectation around PC sales stabilizing this year as Microsoft’s Windows revenue and Intel’s Client Computing Group’s revenue started showing signs of strength in the last...
When Microsoft HoloLens was first unveiled last year, and then subsequently launched to avid developers in March this year, there was much speculation about how expensive it was and why it would never take off in the mainstream VR/AR space.While that...
In this cloud industry review series, I've been talking about the biggest players in cloud, the edge they have over the competition, the pace at which they've been growing and where they are as at the end of 2016...
2016 turned out to be the year that shocked the smartphone world, in terms of sales. It’s not that smartphones started plunging downhill all of a sudden, but the competitive nature of the industry was such that even a...
After many months, if not years, of speculation about Amazon’s intentions to enter into the brick and mortar space, it was finally confirmed this month with the e-tail giant launching its first physical grocery store in Seattle. The store...