Microsoft reported first quarter earnings (2017) results yesterday October 20th after the market’s close, results that signalled that the company has finally reached an inflection point in their business lines. In the last several quarters Microsoft’s Windows-based revenues streams...
TPV, the maker of Philips-branded television sets, has partnered with IBM Cloud to help create and deliver smart TV apps and services such as instant playback and video-on-demand directly to the devices.In an attempt to stand out of the crowd,...
Not many of us look at competition as something that we actually need. But it is very true, especially if you are a company that is as big as Google. You get big, your bureaucracy gets even bigger, departments...
In an interview with Japanese news media service Nikkei, Apple CEO Tim Cook talked about Apple Pay and his vision of creating a cashless world where digital payments rule. Cook claimed that "we don’t think the consumer particularly likes...
Amazon today announced the launch of yet another service for its Amazon Prime subscribers, called Family Vault. Amazon’s U.S. Prime members can now invite up to five family members or friends to join the family vault, which offers unlimited...
While rumors are still flying around about the Surface Phone release date, Apple has decided to sell all variants of unlocked iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Apple is due to release its quarterly earnings on October 25, and...
As reported by Fortune, Goldman Sachs analysts Simona Jankowski and Drew Borst have prepared and today published an extensive report on how an "Apple Prime" service similar to Amazon Prime would be beneficial to the company. We'd like to look at...
Rumors about the actual release date for Surface Phone, Microsoft's answer to iPhone and all other premium smartphones, are conflicting in nature.While some sources say that the phone won't be ready in time because of delays getting the right...
 Microsoft HoloLens is now available for buyers in Australia, Ireland, France, Germany, New Zealand and United Kingdom.The Hololens, which was unveiled at Microsoft’s headquarters in Redmond, Washington on January 21, 2015, is the Windows maker’s serious attempt at what...
The enemy of my enemy is my friend, says an old proverb, and the recent announcement from Google and Salesforce is a great example of one such partnership that can take on their common enemy - Microsoft.The growth of...
Despite its recent troubles, Tesla Motors Co. seems to be doing very well in the luxury car segment with a nearly 33% market share. The Tesla Model S sedan, which is the sole contender in this segment, is the clear...
In Part 1 of this article, we gave an introduction to how Apple Pay is part of an ‘ecosystem’ that Apple is building around its devices and its users. We saw how Microsoft was successfully doing this, and we...
Facebook’s monstrous sales growth can easily become a case study of our times: How to double your sales every two years and keep doing it for seven years in a row. Such has been their speed that the company...
It's a known fact that if Microsoft acquires LinkedIn, the software giant will control some very valuable enterprise data - the profiles of 450 million working professionals from 200 countries. That has others like Salesforce.com worried, which is why...
Facebook seems to be on a app-launching spree this month. First it was Marketplace, which connects buyers to sellers within local communities. Then came the Events from Facebook app, designed to enable users to stay on top of local...