by Michael Voellinger, EVP, The CIO Global Forum For those of us who grew up in the 70′s and 80′s, the resignation of Steve Jobs as CEO of Apple has stirred many memories of the “early days”. The Apple IIe, IIc, the first Mac and even the Lisa. These products, along with others from IBM […]
Steve Jobs resigned as Chief Executive of Apple, the company’s board of directors announced in a press release Thursday afternoon. Apple shares fell more than 5% in after-hours trading on the news. As expected, Apple named long-time Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook as the company’s new Chief Executive. Jobs had been out on medical leave […]
From Mashable It’s clear that digital tools and social innovation now play a crucial role in national affairs, elections and international diplomacy. The Arab spring saw popular uprisings coordinated and fueled by social networks. WikiLeaks has blurred the line between cyber crime and digital vigilantism by posting state and corporate secrets from sources all over […]
From the Telwares Insight blog It’s time to applaud Hewlett Packard. The company has made a landmark, gutsy decision to sell off it’s PC business and look to license its mobile OS business in the wake of bleak margins, low market traction in mobile devices, and waning interest in the WebOS platform. It’s easy to […]
by Michael Voellinger, EVP, CIO Global Forum Yesterday’s announcement that Google is purchasing Motorola’s mobility unit for $12.5B created a storm of speculation and musings on why the deal was a “must have” for Google. Just weeks ago, Google lost the bidding game on Nortel’s mobile patent portfolio to Apple, RIM and others. Their bidding […]
Mobile, social, video, and cloud collaboration services are quickly becoming four technology legs of a stool supporting what I call the workplace experience. Enterprise investment in these technologies continues to outpace the overall IT market. Yet taken alone, I’d argue these technologies offer little to no competitive advantage to firms. Access the full article here.
Original post at gigaom. Mobile data efficiency isn’t a sexy feature that moves a lot of apps and devices, but it’s increasingly going to be a selling point, as mobile consumers look for savings in an data-capped world. Take a look at Onavo, a mobile data management and compression app that launched on the iPhone […]