Archives: May 2013

IDC: PC shipments worse than predicted, tablet shipments get better

May 28, 2013
The research company now expects worldwide tablet shipments to exceed PC shipments by 2015
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Plummeting PC sales expose fiction of Windows 8 numbers

May 28, 2013
When major PC manufacturers report that first-quarter sales are down or flatlined, one has to wonder: Where are all the supposed Windows 8 licenses going?
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Bill to slay patent trolls garners broad backing

May 24, 2013
Rackspace, Electronic Frontier Foundation, and more support Sen. John Cornyn's proposed Patent Abuse Reduction Act
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Apple: No tax gimmick left behind

May 24, 2013
Contrary to CEO Tim Cook's Senate testimony this week, Apple is a pioneer of tax avoidance schemes, which are legal but hardly fair or ethical
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Microsoft extends Azure's reach to China, Japan, and Australia

May 24, 2013
CEO Steve Ballmer pledges heavy investment in China as part of the deal to set up a cloud shop within the country
Hybrid Cloud
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Survey: Mobile now top priority for corporate app builders

May 24, 2013
Most developers say they spend weekends and free time taking care of software problems as well
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Open source development surges for Android and, surprisingly, iOS

May 23, 2013
Android's openness and growing popularity is attracting mobile developers to the platform, says a Black Duck VP
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The OEMpire strikes back -- Microsoft's best buddies go Google

May 21, 2013
HP, Dell, Acer, Asus -- each of the big-name Windows PC manufacturers now has a credible stake in Android
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Devon IT rolls out $89 plug-and-play zero client for the enterprise

May 21, 2013
Like Dell's forthcoming Project Ophelia, Devon IT's Ceptor memory-stick-sized device transforms monitors into virtual desktops
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Google preps Dart 1.0 to challenge JavaScript

May 21, 2013
In addition, Google Web Toolkit 3.0, featuring modularity and Java 7 and 8 backing, is planned for next year
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