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By October 6, 2015 5 Comments Read More →

Microsoft Goes To War

In April of 2015, I said that Satya Nadella, Microsoft’s CEO, wasn’t waging a war. I was wrong. Armed with two new Surface devices and three new phones, Nadella looks to reclaim Microsoft lost land. That is my take-away after getting a preview of the devices and the strategy behinds today’s Microsoft hardware event. Microsoft new […]

By June 17, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Microsoft Shakes Up Leadership: Now What?

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella overhauled the company’s leadership today. There is little surprise to the timing or makeup of the changes. Microsoft typically makes changes just ahead of the start of its fiscal year. And the new alignment underscores the Microsoft’s objective to focus on three key areas: cloud, personal computing and enterprise applications. But two big questions weigh heavy on […]

By March 5, 2015 8 Comments Read More →

Google’s Android For Work Isn’t a Slam Dunk

Android for Work (AFW) is a game changer. It offers a new set of applications, online services and industry partnerships specifically designed to ease the two chronic concerns –security and fragmentation –that have hamstrung Android in the enterprise and left its business and innovation potential largely untapped. But, as much as I like Android for […]

By October 10, 2014 18 Comments Read More →

BlackBerry’s New Passport is Cool and Sexy. Is This The Beginning of a ComeBack?

BlackBerry’s new Passport is eye-catching. Women call it “sexy.” Men say it’s “cool.” And once they use it, iPhone owners apologetically concede that they “only have an iPhone.” But does that mean BlackBerry is poised to regain a dominant share of the mass handset market? Hold that thought. I’ll come back to answer that question […]

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By September 5, 2013 8 Comments Read More →

Microsoft Buys Nokia: What Happens Next Matters Most

  Does Microsoft’s acquisition of Nokia really mean a serious competitor to Google’s Android and Apple in the Mobile game? So you’ve been reading the headlines over the last few days, there are the optimists and the pessimists among you on whether or not Microsoft’s acquisition of Nokia will bring a serious contender into the […]

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By September 20, 2012 0 Comments Read More →

Nokia Maps Put Consumers at Ease, Unlike Google or Apple

People don’t remember phone #’s, because they don’t have to. People don’t need to worry about spelling, because they don’t have to. People don’t need to know how to get from one place to another, because they don’t need to – or shouldn’t need to. Amid a rash of criticism of Apple’s new mapping system […]

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By September 19, 2011 0 Comments Read More →

Is The Market Ready for the Google Wallet?

Google isn’t quite ready, so its hard to imagine consumers making seismic changes in their shopping behaviors any time soon. Nor is the technology widely available yet to consumers. But the time is right for Google because its first mover advantage will likely reap benefits in the longer term. Sepharim was cited in this mashable.com […]

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By August 17, 2011 2 Comments Read More →

Google Buys Motorola Mobility: Don’t Let The Smoke Get In Your Eyes

There has been a lot of focus and fuss over the value and cost of the patents involved in the Google/Motorola transaction. While Google’s Android market share growth is on a fast track, so are the lawsuits over patent violations, the complaints about platform fragmentation and interest about how the company will drive profits because […]

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By August 4, 2011 0 Comments Read More →

By 2012, Mobile in-App purchasing will be the next big thing

interesting article by gigaom.com – worth a read.

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By July 26, 2011 0 Comments Read More →

RIM Fights Back: My Interview with Canada’s Global News Network

RIM’s first Beavis and Butthead moment dates as far back as 2007 when it should have asked itself why it didn’t invent the iPhone.