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Apple’s grudging replacement statement appears online

Apple has replaced the Samsung message on its U.K. website to make it more court-friendly. Apple’s “apology”, found in U.K. newspaper The Guardian. Recently. the tech giant lost its appeal to a U.K. High Court to stay a previous ruling from July which said that Apple had to publish a notice on its U.K. Web site stating that rival Samsung… Read more →

China’s biggest online store could lose millions in credit recharge bug

China’s leading online retailer 360buy.com may lose as much as CN¥200 million (US$32m) after the company failed to fix a bug on its cellphone credit recharge platform that allowed subscribers to recharge credit and virtual currency without actually paying for it.  360buy.com credit recharge platform. Screenshot credit: ZDNet News spread quickly of the bug on the Chinese social media Weibo on… Read more →

Now, it’s BYOA (bring your own application)

The IT consumerization trend that brought us BYOD (bring your own device) trend will soon be extending to BYOA, or bring your own application.   That’s the prediction of Edwin Schouten, who points out that along with doing a lot of their work on their own smartphones, tablets or laptops, employees also will soon be selecting the application they are… Read more →

Hurricane Sandy: iPad survivor’s guilt

The last week or so has been a surreal one for me. Early last week, during my lunch break, I was sitting at my desk at my client’s offices in downtown Brooklyn’s Metrotech Center, taking a look at the weather forecast for the weekend in South Florida. Since moving from New Jersey to the Sunshine State this summer, I’ve become… Read more →

Now, it’s BYOA (bring your own application)

The IT consumerization trend that brought us BYOD (bring your own device) trend will soon be extending to BYOA, or bring your own application.   That’s the prediction of Edwin Schouten, who points out that along with doing a lot of their work on their own smartphones, tablets or laptops, employees also will soon be selecting the application they are… Read more →

Hurricane Sandy: iPad survivor’s guilt

The last week or so has been a surreal one for me. Early last week, during my lunch break, I was sitting at my desk at my client’s offices in downtown Brooklyn’s Metrotech Center, taking a look at the weather forecast for the weekend in South Florida. Since moving from New Jersey to the Sunshine State this summer, I’ve become… Read more →

What’s Microsoft doing to bring CRM Mobile cross-platform (take two)

Microsoft’s strategy for delivering cross-platform versions of its mobile client has shifted. (And not in the same way that Microsoft’s Silverlight strategy has shifted.) Yesterday, I blogged that Microsoft was delaying for a second time the promised delivery of its CRM mobile clients for iPad, Android, Windows Phone and BlackBerry. But what’s actually happening is more nuanced. Bill Patterson, Principal… Read more →

Now, it’s BYOA (bring your own application)

The IT consumerization trend that brought us BYOD (bring your own device) trend will soon be extending to BYOA, or bring your own application.   That’s the prediction of Edwin Schouten, who points out that along with doing a lot of their work on their own smartphones, tablets or laptops, employees also will soon be selecting the application they are… Read more →

Hurricane Sandy: iPad survivor’s guilt

The last week or so has been a surreal one for me. Early last week, during my lunch break, I was sitting at my desk at my client’s offices in downtown Brooklyn’s Metrotech Center, taking a look at the weather forecast for the weekend in South Florida. Since moving from New Jersey to the Sunshine State this summer, I’ve become… Read more →

What’s Microsoft doing to bring CRM Mobile cross-platform (take two)

Microsoft’s strategy for delivering cross-platform versions of its mobile client has shifted. (And not in the same way that Microsoft’s Silverlight strategy has shifted.) Yesterday, I blogged that Microsoft was delaying for a second time the promised delivery of its CRM mobile clients for iPad, Android, Windows Phone and BlackBerry. But what’s actually happening is more nuanced. Bill Patterson, Principal… Read more →

Now, it’s BYOA (bring your own application)

The IT consumerization trend that brought us BYOD (bring your own device) trend will soon be extending to BYOA, or bring your own application.   That’s the prediction of Edwin Schouten, who points out that along with doing a lot of their work on their own smartphones, tablets or laptops, employees also will soon be selecting the application they are… Read more →

Hurricane Sandy: iPad survivor’s guilt

The last week or so has been a surreal one for me. Early last week, during my lunch break, I was sitting at my desk at my client’s offices in downtown Brooklyn’s Metrotech Center, taking a look at the weather forecast for the weekend in South Florida. Since moving from New Jersey to the Sunshine State this summer, I’ve become… Read more →