Indian bureaucracy is infamous, to put it mildly. Ask anyone who has requested a service from the government and they will tell you how long it takes, if the request is processed at all. Local businessmen are full of stories of approvals that didn’t arrive, even after paying bribes. [click to continue…]
Mobility is becoming ubiquitous and that has major
implications not just for device makers and mobile operators, but for the
relationship between all companies and their customers, employees and partners. [click to continue…]
The cloud computing infrastructure (aka data center) business is a tough place to be these days – and it just became a whole lot tougher.
This week Google doubled down on its efforts to grab a bigger share of the cloud computing infrastructure pie by slashing its IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) pricing for the second time this year. [click to continue…]
The smartphone story is changing. Global smartphone shipments topped 300m handsets for the second consecutive quarter in the 2014 third quarter, according to market research firm IDC.
Smartphone makers shipped a total of 327.6 m handsets between July and September, representing a healthy 25 percent increase over last year’s September quarter. But growth is no longer being driven by developed markets like the US and Europe. [click to continue…]