Enterprise software sales in India grew by eight percent last year.
And it seems like the only way for sales there is up, according to a report from market research company Gartner.
Bhavish Sood, a Gartner research director, said that improvement in global economic conditions has meant the Indian economy is not so stressed.… Read the rest
A report said that Microsoft put pressure on the UK government after the Conservative Party said it would move government computers to use open source software.
According to Bloomberg, Steve Hilton, David Cameron’s former director of strategy, said earlier this week Microsoft stepped up lobbying at Westminster.… Read the rest
Yesterday we reported that sales of Chromebooks using the ChromeOS are beginning to take off worldwide and challenging sales of Windows based notebooks.
But the Redmond software giant is not sitting back and watching revenues drop passively, according to a report.… Read the rest
News from the wires this morning is that the maker of expensive printer ink, HP, has sold off some Chinese stake.
We knew that the company was desperate to make money again, but we did not really expect a push into the takeaway market.… Read the rest
Toshiba has widened its investigation into its accounting practices in its TV, computer and chip businesses.
Its probing teams of Ninja accountants have already turned up irregularities that led to profits being overstated by at least $415 million in recent years.
Toshiba last week set up a third-party committee, headed by a former prosecutor, to conduct an independent inquiry in addition to its own internal investigation into accounting problems related to infrastructure and construction work.… Read the rest
Samsung, for the second year in a row, selected the Bentley Reserve (Old Mint) in San Francisco as the venue for announcing a series of products ranging from IoT Artik single mini board computing systems to support for massive In-Memory Database (IMDB) DIMMs with Near Data Processing (NDP) support.… Read the rest
A security expert at a leading American university has concluded that you’re on your own if you want to stay safe using the internet.
Michigan State University faculty member Saleem Alhabash is a member of a team which researches ways to make the web safer for people.… Read the rest
While Apple, along with other vendors, is seeing a decrease in sales of tablets, the outlook is rosy for the iPhone and it appears the company is set to launch two models next month.
Market intelligence company Trendforce said 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch version whill ship in the third quarter of this year, and Apple is hoping that as many as 24 million units will shi[ in that quarter.… Read the rest
Who needs a Windows notebook? That must be a question that is rattling Microsoft as it gears up to the introduction of Windows 10.
And a report from Gartner underlines that uncomfortable fact for Microsoft, because it seems that worldwide Chromebook sales will hit 7.3 million units this year.… Read the rest
Although there is still a lack of standardisation for the Internet of Things (IoT), a bullish report suggests the market worldwide will grow by 19 percent this year.
The forecast, from IDC, is even more bullish about the future. For example, it estimates that the IoT market in manufacturing will be worth $98.8 billion by 2018.… Read the rest