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Mozilla hires new CEO who will focus on Firefox OS

March 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

Mozilla, the company behind the popular Firefox Web browser, has been searching for a new CEO since Gary Kovacs, who came on-board in 2010, decided to leave almost a year ago. Mozilla has finally picked a new leader, former CTO Brendan Eich. With him comes change. Mozilla’s job number one will not be its Web […]

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Tags: Business · Infrastructure · Linux · Mozilla · Network · Operating System · SmartPhone · Web browser

No Android for Obama yet, sticking with BlackBerry

March 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

It’s no secret that BlackBerry is one sick company. Once the very definition of the corporate smartphone, now even BlackBerry’s CEO is calling the company’s survival a coin-toss. But BlackBerry will continue to have one famous, loyal customer: President Obama. No Android for Obama yet, sticking with BlackBerry. More>

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Tags: Business · Infrastructure · Linux · Operating System · SmartPhone

Microsoft brings Office 365 data to Android apps

March 11th, 2014 · Comments Off

Just the other day, I gave five reasons why Microsoft should embrace Android for its smartphone operating system. Little did I know that on that same day Microsoft Open Technologies would open source the Office 365 Software Development Kit (SDK) for Android. With this SDK, developers will be able to let their Android applications access […]

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Tags: Applications · Business · Development · Infrastructure · Linux · Microsoft · Office Software · Open Source · Operating System · SmartPhone · Tablet

Five reasons Microsoft could become a top Android smartphone company

March 10th, 2014 · Comments Off

The audience and the judge have spoken in our recent Microsoft and Android debate and they agreed with me that Microsoft/Nokia making Android phones is a smart move. But, can Microsoft give Samsung a run for its money as a top Android company? I think Microsoft might have a real chance of doing just that. Five […]

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Tags: Business · Infrastructure · Linux · Microsoft · Operating System · SmartPhone · Windows

Hello, MS-Android. Good-bye, Windows Phone

February 25th, 2014 · Comments Off

One Operating System to rule them all;One Operating System to find them;One Operating System to bring them all and in Android bind them.* Or, some people would add, “in Google bind them.” But that’s not true: Android is much too open for Google to lock vendors in. Amazon proved that with its Kindle line, and […]

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Tags: Business · Development · Google · Infrastructure · Linux · Microsoft · Open Source · Operating System · SmartPhone · Windows