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The Enterprise Tablet Party Is Over For Apple

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In 2010, Apple captivated PC users with the release of the iPad. The thin and light tablet with exceptional battery life, ease of use and attractive design became the must-have mobile device for many corporate executives and employees. With nothing comparable in the Windows PC world, Apple had the business...
The Enterprise Tablet Party Is Over For Apple

Microsoft's Surface Pro: Yep, this feels like a tough sell

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When Microsoft’s Surface RT was released a little more than a month ago, one of the things we heard from some people in the tech industry was that they were waiting for the full-fledged Surface with Windows 8 Pro before seriously thinking about buying Microsoft’s new tablet. Now we have...
Microsoft's Surface Pro: Yep, this feels like a tough sell
Business customers could save the Surface Pro from bombing like the Surface RT did
iJapan: Apple ranked as top consumer brand in Japan

This Is The Legacy Jill Abramson Hopes To Leave At The New York Times

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As executive editor at the New York Times in a rapidly, massively changing media environment, Jill Abramson has both big shoes to fill and a tricky road ahead. During an interview at IGNITION 2012, Business Insider editor-in-chief Henry Blodget asked Abramson what she hoped would be her legacy at the...
This Is The Legacy Jill Abramson Hopes To Leave At The New York Times

HP plans to hold off on building ARM-based Windows tablets, focus on x86 instead

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Whether it's put off by Microsoft's own push into tablets with Surface or just taking a wait-and-see approach, HP has now confirmed that it won't be among those offering ARM-based Windows 8 (or RT) hardware when the OS makes its long-awaited debut later this year. That possibility was first...
HP plans to hold off on building ARM-based Windows tablets, focus on x86 instead

RIM is Losing The Enterprise Market to iPhone and Android

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Research In Motion ceded the consumer smartphone market to Apple and Google years ago, and soon it will cede business market as well. New research from IDC indicates that enterprise — perhaps the last stronghold of RIM’s once great BlackBerry empire — is increasingly switching to iPhone and Android and...
RIM is Losing The Enterprise Market to iPhone and Android

HP Is Not Working On A Secret Windows 8 Consumer Tablet (HPQ)

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HP's first Windows tablet is going to be for business users, not consumers. HP is not working on a Windows RT tablet that runs an ARM processor, the company told Business Insider. But it is continuing to toy with the idea of some kind of ARM-based device. Android perhaps? A...
HP Is Not Working On A Secret Windows 8 Consumer Tablet (HPQ)
Dropbox gets more IT friendly with better controls

Vodafone’s $1.7bn C&WW buy turns quick profit for boss

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Big news in the telecoms world on Monday as the planet’s biggest mobile operator, Vodafone, finally announced its intention to buy British fixed line operator Cable & Wireless Worldwide for £1 billion ($1.7bn). The deal, which was announced this morning after Vodafone was given a four-day extension last week, has...
Vodafone’s $1.7bn C&WW buy turns quick profit for boss

Jill Abramson Explains The Digital Strategy Of The New York Times

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Business Insider editor-in-chief Henry Blodget sat down with Jill Abramson, executive editor of the New York Times, at IGNITION to discuss the changing trends in journalism and digital media.  As legacy print publications look to remain current in a world of the evolving technology innovations of recent years, many are...
Jill Abramson Explains The Digital Strategy Of The New York Times

Apple jumps 10 places to No.1 Consumer Brand in Japan, displacing Google

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Apple is usually at the top of customer satisfaction surveys in the U.S., taking home its seventh consecutive J.D Power and Associates award for smartphones earlier this month. The same can’t be said for the company among consumers in all countries abroad, but for the first time Apple has ranked...
Apple jumps 10 places to No.1 Consumer Brand in Japan, displacing Google

With 128GB iPad, Apple Lets The Hardware Do The Talking

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Apple is releasing a new iPad edition with no fuss, fanfare, or built-in explicit experience--no "one more thing," either. Can an iThing now sell itself? There were no cryptic emails. There was no breathless event booked at San Francisco's Moscone Center. There was no PowerPoint. There certainly was no...
With 128GB iPad, Apple Lets The Hardware Do The Talking

Is iOS Secure Enough for the Enterprise?

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With RIM having recently stated its intention to refocus on the business market, the question has been raised whether Apple's progress into the enterprise could be stalled....
Is iOS Secure Enough for the Enterprise?

Why Android Phones, And Not The iPhone, Will Capture The Business Market

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There was time, not so long ago, when the innovative RIM device dominated the business market, but in today's mobile-drive world, the Blackberry is being pushed out by more advanced smartphones. The Financial Times recently switched their emailing system to Gmail, and managing director Rob Grimshaw gave up his Blackberry...
Why Android Phones, And Not The iPhone, Will Capture The Business Market
Donuts bags $100M to bring domains like .bearclaw & .jellyfilled to market
Apple could crush quarterly iPad sales record with projected 20 million in Q2

Federated local business listing service Yext now supports the updating of Facebook pages

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Today Yext announced and released a feature that will allow businesses that use its service to directly update their local Facebook pages with pertinent business information. Yext is a company dedicated to helping businesses keep information concerning their enterprise – think opening times, staff notes, and items for sale – up...
Federated local business listing service Yext now supports the updating of Facebook pages

Will Windows Phone 7 Series Be A Smartphone for the Enterprise?

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We're seeing a few glimpses from Mix10 of what Windows Phone 7 Series will look like for the enterprise. Perhaps most compelling is the continued emphasis on creating an experience more so than an enterprise "phone." It appears that Microsoft has learned a lesson that is more apparent every day....
Will Windows Phone 7 Series Be A Smartphone for the Enterprise?

How Microsoft Plans to Use the Business Market to End Apple's Tablet Dominance

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In 2010, Apple blindsided Microsoft - and most everyone else - with the phenomenal success of the iPad. That success is now eating away at Windows PC sales. While Apple's innovation took Microsoft down for the count, the software giant has regrouped and is trying to come back by shifting...
How Microsoft Plans to Use the Business Market to End Apple's Tablet Dominance

Microsoft GM: Surface Pro arriving in "coming weeks"

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Thanks to Twitter, now we have an idea for a Surface Pro debut date. On my way to the factory to check out #Surface Pro coming off the line…arriving in the coming weeks. — Panos Panay (@panos_panay) January 15, 2013 That’s a Tweet yesterday from Panos Panay, the general manager...
Microsoft GM: Surface Pro arriving in "coming weeks"

HP EliteBook Revolve takes Envy style to business

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HP has given the EliteBook Revolve an early reveal ahead of both CES 2013 and its eventual on-sale date of March. Living up to its name, the device employs a revolving hinge that follows in the footsteps of the traditional Windows convertible notebook. This time though, HP has added a...
HP EliteBook Revolve takes Envy style to business

Needham's Call on iPad's Quarter: Hold on to Your Socks

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Apple’s June quarter may prove to be the biggest one yet for the iPad. In a research note to clients today, Needham analyst Charlie Wolf raised his estimate for iPad sales for the three months ended June from 13.5 million units to 20 million. More than double the 9.25...
Needham's Call on iPad's Quarter: Hold on to Your Socks

Charles Wolf: Don't Forget The Mac

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With all the attention around Apple focused on the growth of the iPhone and handicapping the potential fortunes of the forthcoming iPad, Charles Wolf, analyst at Needham and Co. in New York reminds us that Apple's Mac business is not only still strong, but getting stronger. In his latest "Wolf...
Charles Wolf: Don't Forget The Mac

iPhone market share to peak at 22 percent?

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That's the level predicted by a research firm, which says the device will reach that point this year -- and stay there. The business market for the handset, though, could help Apple bust through that limit. [Read more]...
iPhone market share to peak at 22 percent?

HTC Signals Focus on Business Market With Investment in Enterprise App Provider

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Taiwan's HTC has invested US$35.4 million in a U.S.-based provider of mobile enterprise apps, signaling that the smartphone vendor is trying to fill a market......
HTC Signals Focus on Business Market With Investment in Enterprise App Provider

Samsung Making Enterprise Push With “SAFE” Galaxy S IIIs

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BlackBerrys may still be the corporate device of choice, but that won’t be the case for much longer if Samsung has anything to say about it. The consumer electronics giant’s Galaxy S IIIs will sport the company’s SAFE (Samsung Approved For Enterprise) branding in an attempt to ingratiate their shiny...
Samsung Making Enterprise Push With “SAFE” Galaxy S IIIs

Acquisition math: Belkin CTO predicts outcome of Linksys deal will be "1+1=3"

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News that Cisco intended to divest its Linksys home-networking business unit broke last December, but Belkin's decision--announced last Thursday--to acquire that division came as a surprise. Belkin's intentions are even more interesting: The company isn't just buying a prestige brand to slap on its existing home-networking product line; it...
Acquisition math: Belkin CTO predicts outcome of Linksys deal will be "1+1=3"

Macs Continue to Claim More Office Space

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Mac shipments grew faster than PC shipments for the 25th consecutive time during the June quarter. And while that growth was slower overall than it has been in the past, it continues to occur in areas like enterprise, where Apple has long been searching for inroads. During the June quarter,...
Macs Continue to Claim More Office Space

Tech Weekly discusses government plans to watch the web

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Aleks Krotoski and Charles Arthur are joined by Trefor Davies and Keith Stuart to tackle this week's technology headlines. The UK government's announced moves to monitor email, web browsing and social media. How realistic is this, and will it curb terrorism? BlackBerry manufacturer RIM has decided to refocus its smartphone...
Tech Weekly discusses government plans to watch the web
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