Profile of Fritz NelsonVice President, Editorial Director InformationWeek Business Technology Network
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Fritz Nelson is a former senior VP and editorial director of the InformationWeek Business Technology Network.
Articles by Fritz Nelson
posted in October 2011
HP decides it still likes PCs, Nokia relaunches its smartphone efforts, and SAP breaks a record. It's a glass half-full week for tech.
IBM seems to have picked just the right person, at just the right time, without drama--despite the historic significance.
Oracle has its foot on the gas pedal, pushing the company faster than ever. But to what destination?
German startup Changers launches solar-powered charger for mobile phones and a community and marketplace for turning energy produced into tangible credit.
The top thinkers and innovators from the technology world appeared on one stage to provide smart insights, ask provocative questions, and make funny quips. Enjoy.
MC Hammer, entertainer-turned-entrepreneur, demonstrated WIREDoo, which Hammer called both "deep search" and "relationship search," at Web 2.0 Summit on Wednesday.
At the Web 2.0 Summit Tuesday, Steve Ballmer took aim at Google, calling Android an OS for computer scientists. But that's not all he had to say.
The iPhone changed everything for Pandora, founder Tim Westergren told Web 2.0 Summit attendees. Hear why he doesn't see Spotify or iTunes as competition.
At the Web 2.0 Summit, Michael Dell talks HP executive missteps, tablets, and more.
RIM unveils new BBX operating system for phone and tablets, tries to counter Android threat.
Facebook and Google have identity all wrong, according to 4Chan founder Chris Poole.
Marc Benioff applauds Facebook, Spotify, saying the enterprise should pay close attention. He also takes a shot at virtualization.
At Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco, eBay's CEO discusses competition, the company's relationship with Facebook, and the role of the X.Commerce platform.
InformationWeek's Fritz Nelson takes you inside his first weekend with the iPhone 4S and Siri--including some hits and misses compared to his beloved BlackBerry.
Research In Motion's 3-day BlackBerry service outage has many customers wondering whether it's time to switch to another mobile device.
What a big week for big data. Hadoop could change your business, but how about healthcare, politics, and crimefighting?
A prolonged outage, just as the new iPhone 4S arrives--the timing could not be worse for RIM's leaders.
Skype buy and Facebook deals point to a more innovative Microsoft. But the board is not satisfied.
Train yourself to get a good night's sleep. Brainwave-measuring headband sends data all night to your phone via Bluetooth.
BYTE Wireless Radio talks about all of the news in mobile this week, including new phones from Apple and Samsung, and Sprint's LTE news.
It's brilliant theater and vintage Oracle as Ellison swings at Autonomy, HP, and Salesforce
The technology industry's unparalleled innovator died Wednesday, approximately a month after resigning as Apple CEO.
While the iPhone 4S may have disappointed those who expected more innovation in the hardware, Apple's voice-controlled personal assistant could become the phone's next defining feature.
Oracle is making big noise about big data this week at Oracle Open World, but it's still playing catch up with a variety of rivals.