Business Technology News and Commentary - InformationWeek

InformationWeek is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

IoT
IoT
News & Commentary
Content tagged with Mobile Business posted in January 2014
Page 1 / 2   >   >>
Lenovo's Motorola Buy: Government IT Impact
News  |  1/31/2014
Lenovo won't overcome its obstacles with US federal IT market due to this acquisition -- but deal will likely strengthen Samsung's position.
Google Sells Motorola To Lenovo For $2.91 Billion
News  |  1/30/2014
Google loses billions of dollars on the deal, but says it will help to improve Android and let Motorola become a major player in the wireless phone market.
AT&T Fights To Keep Customers
News  |  1/29/2014
AT&T fires the latest salvo in the carrier war for contracts: $100 credit for all new lines of service.
5 Apple Patents Hint At Surprises
News  |  1/29/2014
What new Mac and iPad technologies might Apple have in the pipeline? Take a peek, innovation critics.
Government Loosens Data Disclosure Gag
News  |  1/28/2014
Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, and Yahoo can now publish more of the details on user data that the government demands, but startups might suffer.
1 Billion Smartphones Shipped In 2013
News  |  1/28/2014
Smartphones accounted for 55.1% of worldwide mobile phone shipments last year; Samsung, Apple again led the pack.
Microsoft Rebrands SkyDrive, Touts Xbox Acquisition
News  |  1/28/2014
Microsoft keeps consumer focus with purchase of Gears of War Xbox game and by renaming its cloud storage service "OneDrive."
Windows vs. Mac: Desktop Battle Lines Drawn
Commentary  |  1/27/2014
Reports and executives' hints frame potential Mac vs. PC debates of the future.
Android Surges, iOS Slips In 2013
News  |  1/27/2014
Android, iOS, and Windows Phone continue to jockey for position as Samsung and Apple begin to show signs of weakness.
Stop Harassing Google Employees
Commentary  |  1/25/2014
The right to free speech isn't a license to threaten, harass, or intimidate.
Microsoft's Strong Quarter: 5 Key Facts
News  |  1/24/2014
Microsoft's enterprise sales are booming, but Surface is still no match for the iPad.
Samsung Profits Decline As Growth Slows
News  |  1/24/2014
Sales of Samsung's smartphones fell slightly during the fourth quarter as the world's leading smartphone maker offers weak outlook moving into 2014.
MDLive, Sutter Health Make Telemedicine Inroads
News  |  1/24/2014
Telehealth provider MDLive rides high on healthcare partnerships totaling $24 million in funding so far.
Google's Competition Is Amazon, Not Apple
Commentary  |  1/24/2014
People tend to think of Amazon as an online store. But it's so much more.
Nokia Smartphone Sales Dip Ahead Of Microsoft Buyout
News  |  1/23/2014
Nokia's latest earnings report could signal more challenges ahead for the Windows Phone platform.
VMware Goes Mobile With AirWatch Buy
News  |  1/22/2014
VMware accelerates expansion outside the datacenter in a $1.54 billion deal that will broaden the company's End-User Computing portfolio.
HP Windows 7 Campaign Sidesteps Windows 8.1
Commentary  |  1/22/2014
HP's Windows 7 push makes marketing sense but reflects a lack of confidence in Windows 8.1 PCs.
Apple Phablet Could Disrupt Market
News  |  1/21/2014
Phablets aren't a fad, Juniper Research says. Android and Windows Phone will lead the market -- at least until Apple jumps in.
Why IT Must Steal VCs From Silicon Valley
Commentary  |  1/21/2014
You don't need a Sand Hill Road address to bring venture capital to your area -- and IT executives who nurture a vibrant startup ecosystem reap big benefits.
Why Most Companies Renovate Instead Of Innovate
Commentary  |  1/21/2014
Low-risk, incremental improvements aren't innovation, but that's where most companies focus, Accenture finds.
Can Windows Tablets Break Out In 2014?
Commentary  |  1/18/2014
One lesson to date: While Apple can still command top dollar, Windows tablets only become widely desirable when they drop to Android-level pricing.
Obama Outlines 5 Surveillance Reforms
News  |  1/17/2014
NSA's controversial bulk collection of phone records will end, but businesses may be asked to retain data in case the government needs it.
Net Neutrality: Regulation Makes Evil Empire Giggle
Commentary  |  1/17/2014
Want a faster, better, cheaper, more available Internet? Painful Net neutrality regulations won't help. Competition will.
Apple, Samsung Extend US Smartphone Supremacy
News  |  1/17/2014
US consumers prefer iPhones and Galaxies to other smartphones, iPhone sales help Apple widen its lead.
Intel Desperately Seeking Mobile Momentum
News  |  1/17/2014
Posting mixed earnings, Intel tries to catch up in mobile while getting ahead in wearable tech and the Internet of Things.
Privacy Fears Hit Retailers' Big Data Analytics Plans
News  |  1/17/2014
Brick-and-mortar retailers plan to link in-store analytics with shoppers' mobile devices. Shoppers say not so fast.
16 Stupid Tech Job Interview Questions: Show Your Snark
Commentary  |  1/17/2014
Glassdoor characterizes these actual job interview questions as "oddball." We give these questions the answers they deserve.
Look Out, Nest: 5 Smart Home Startups
News  |  1/17/2014
Is every dream home a startup? Not yet, but Google's charge into the smart sensor market should spark more interest in this sector. Here are some names to watch.
Microsoft CEO Search: Ericsson's Vestberg A Contender
News  |  1/16/2014
As Microsoft works to replace Steve Ballmer, Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg reportedly lands on the short list.
Samsung Aims Low With Android Tab3 Lite
News  |  1/16/2014
Samsung's latest Android tablet features stripped-down specs, targeting casual users more than mobile pros.
The Second Machine Age: Meet Your Computer Overlords
Commentary  |  1/16/2014
A maddeningly reasonable and readable new book by Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee argues that while a robot may take your job, the economy will prosper.
Apple Settles FTC In-App Purchasing Complaint
News  |  1/15/2014
Agreement calls for $32.5 million in refunds for in-app purchases made without parents' OK.
Windows 9: What We Know
News  |  1/15/2014
With Windows 8.1 floundering, Windows 9 rumors have picked up steam. What can you expect from the next version of Windows?
Top 10 Retail CIO Priorities For 2014
Slideshows  |  1/15/2014
NRF Big Show 2014 serves up a wealth of advice for retail tech leaders looking to embrace digital commerce, adopt a mobile-first strategy, and take advantage of big data.
FCC Net Neutrality Rules Rejected
News  |  1/14/2014
FCC must draft new rules or rely on the intervention of lawmakers if it's to regulate Internet broadband service providers.
Why Does Nest Need Google? Analytics
Commentary  |  1/14/2014
Before we have a truly smart home (or car), we need data analysis that we trust with our lives.
China Mobile Preps iPhone Launch
News  |  1/14/2014
China Mobile secures more than 1 million iPhones as it prepares to offer the device to customers for the first time. Meanwhile, one study suggests sales of the 5s are killing the 5c.
Pediatricians Welcome Patients With Surface Tablets, EHRs
News  |  1/13/2014
A practice in Microsoft's backyard, Pediatric Associates of Bellevue, Wash., uses Surface tablets equipped with Greenway's mobile EHR software to record patient visits, beginning at birth.
iPhone Thefts Rise: Protect Yourself
News  |  1/13/2014
Thieves nabbed more than 8,000 Apple products in NYC last year. Take these device and data safety steps.
Wearable Computing Equals New Security Risks
News  |  1/13/2014
Have you thought about all the data thieves could steal from wearable gadgets? Security experts say this discussion is just starting.
CES 2014: 8 Radical Robots
Slideshows  |  1/10/2014
These robots won't conquer the world, but they will wash windows, watch aging parents, and entertain kids.
Motorola Sweetens Moto X Deal
News  |  1/10/2014
Motorola follows up discounts on the smartphone with a free Google Chromecast for new buyers.
Foreign Businesses Flee US Cloud Computing, Survey Finds
News  |  1/10/2014
Concerns about NSA surveillance driving some Canadian and UK companies to take their cloud computing business abroad.
Samsung Touts Galaxy S5 Dramatic Change
News  |  1/9/2014
Samsung hints at big makeover for Galaxy S5 smartphone, expected to ship in April, along with improved Galaxy Gear smartwatch.
T-Mobile: We'll Pay 'Evil' Family Fees
News  |  1/9/2014
T-Mobile promises to pick up early termination fees, offers trade-in cash to get families to switch from its US carrier rivals.
Google Ferry Dodges Street Protests
News  |  1/8/2014
To avoid besieged buses in San Francisco and Oakland, Google begins transporting employees by boat.
Struggling BlackBerry Focuses On Government Market
News  |  1/8/2014
New Washington area security innovation center, announced at CES, is part of renewed focus on government customers, says CEO.
CES 2014: Exciting Smartphones Absent
News  |  1/8/2014
Top smartphone makers shied away from CES this year, and Chinese companies flooded show with budget models.
10 Wearables To Watch At CES 2014
Slideshows  |  1/8/2014
Smartwatches show their mobile mojo at the annual Las Vegas tech fest, but they're not the only promising wearables.
Samsung Reveals Professional-Grade Tablets
News  |  1/7/2014
Samsung unveiled new workhorse Android tablets at CES, two of which feature monstrous 12.2-inch displays.
Page 1 / 2   >   >>


State of the Cloud
State of the Cloud
Cloud has drastically changed how IT organizations consume and deploy services in the digital age. This research report will delve into public, private and hybrid cloud adoption trends, with a special focus on infrastructure as a service and its role in the enterprise. Find out the challenges organizations are experiencing, and the technologies and strategies they are using to manage and mitigate those challenges today.
Slideshows
Top-Paying U.S. Cities for Data Scientists and Data Analysts
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek,  11/5/2019
Slideshows
10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2020
Jessica Davis, Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps,  11/1/2019
Commentary
Study Proposes 5 Primary Traits of Innovation Leaders
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer,  11/8/2019
Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
Video
Current Issue
Getting Started With Emerging Technologies
Looking to help your enterprise IT team ease the stress of putting new/emerging technologies such as AI, machine learning and IoT to work for their organizations? There are a few ways to get off on the right foot. In this report we share some expert advice on how to approach some of these seemingly daunting tech challenges.
White Papers
Slideshows
Twitter Feed
Sponsored Live Streaming Video
Everything You've Been Told About Mobility Is Wrong
Attend this video symposium with Sean Wisdom, Global Director of Mobility Solutions, and learn about how you can harness powerful new products to mobilize your business potential.
Sponsored Video
Flash Poll