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March 24, 2014
by sjvn01
Comments Off on Mozilla hires new CEO who will focus on Firefox OS

Mozilla hires new CEO who will focus on Firefox OS

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 … Continue reading

March 24, 2014
by sjvn01
Comments Off on No Android for Obama yet, sticking with BlackBerry

No Android for Obama yet, sticking with BlackBerry

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 … Continue reading

March 11, 2014
by sjvn01
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Microsoft brings Office 365 data to Android apps

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) … Continue reading

March 10, 2014
by sjvn01
Comments Off on Five reasons Microsoft could become a top Android smartphone company

Five reasons Microsoft could become a top Android smartphone company

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 … Continue reading

February 25, 2014
by sjvn01
Comments Off on Hello, MS-Android. Good-bye, Windows Phone

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

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 … Continue reading