31 October 2012
Mobile technologies enable average citizens to document storms as they develop on the ground–in many cases faster than mainstream media can keep up. Several websites have also set up pages where people can upload their own stories and pictures about life after the storm.
31 October 2012
Apple is undergoing a major executive shuffle. Scott Forstall and John Browett were both fired.
Apple fired the executives in charge of the company’s mobile software efforts and retail stores, in a management shake-up aimed at making the company’s divisions work more harmoniously together.
Apple's executive meltdown verged on a family feud.
28 October 2012
100,000 new jobs for tech industry through midyear 2012, report says
Three of the four high-tech job sectors analyzed by TechAmerica Foundation saw modest positive job growth in 2012. They warned against taking the industry's relative job strength for granted.
26 October 2012
Windows 8 is the latest version of the company’s operating system, but it’s unlike any Windows you’ve seen before. It’s bright and colourful and has been built to be a tablet- and mobile-friendly operating system that’s for desktops too.
We answer some basic questions about Windows 8 to give you the basic facts about the new operating system.
25 October 2012
Microsoft launched Windows 8 on October 25th. The event location was Pier 57 in New York City. Microsoft would be publicly unveiling its most important operating system since Windows 95. Why is Windows 8 is so important? Microsoft has only a 1% mobile market share and hasn't been able to transform itself into the more relevant mobile computing world we live in today. I would argue that it's emphasis on an operating system has locked Microsoft into a rigid point of view. The focus of the Windows 8 launch event clearly demonstrated this.
Microsoft got it wrong. Let's hope they learn from this mistake and fix it soon.