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Apple will influence the tech industry significantly with its ‘buy back’ program

While the technology industry is currently going through a boom period, there are still pressures on the consumer market which may force consumers to think twice before they purchase the smartphone of their choice. Factors such as costs and environmental considerations play a significant role in the modern decision making process. Read more...

A tale of two companies as Zynga fires and Apple hire

As the technology industry moves ever closer to greater adoption of mobile media, companies who struggle to keep up with the changing nature of the industry may find themselves struggling for survival staring austerity measures in the face in order to maintain the status quo Read more...

Softbank makes a revised sprint offer as it eyes global expansion

With a growing population which has largely weathered the storm left behind by the 2008 global financial crisis, the US technology industry is an attractive investment local for global companies who are eyeing international expansion; especially if these companies are focused in the area of telecommunications. Read more...

Snapchat targets teen market to ensure profitability and significant growth

With the mobile revolution being one of the biggest defining features of the technology industry since the invention of the internet, companies who want to become profitable need to have a significant mobile presence. Read more...

Changing strategy to suit a saturated market

When a company operates in the market by itself or in the company of a single competitor, it can offer its products and services at prices that it wants to because the options in the market are limited. Read more...

Facebook’s true motivation behind hash tags is user based

When a company has fallen from the heights it was once accustomed, often times they may look towards competitors and adopt some of their business practices or strategies in order to restore the company to its normal state of affairs. Read more...

Building capacity in online content is becoming a key profitability driver

In a modern technology market, where the worlds in increasingly embracing the mobile revolution, the importance of online content is growing rapidly and it is an important sector for companies to increase their capacity in if they want to remain relevant in the market. Read more...

Sprint goes to court over Clearwire debacle

Since the recovery from the 2008 global financial crisis, the technology market has had little merger and acquisition activity, which typified the market before the crisis. Read more...

Canonical signs eight carriers to grow Ubuntu

As the world embraces the mobile revolution and becomes more reliant on mobile technology to define their everyday lives, technology companies are relentlessly working on strategies which would see them build a presence in the mobile industry. Read more...

HP continues to lose industry relevance as the mobile revolution gains momentum

Since the beginning of the mobile revolution, which is the global movement that has seen the public favor smartphones and tablets over PC’s as the internet access device of choice, many industry analysts have been outspoken about the grim prospects of the PC saying that the writing is on the wall. Read more...

Better Place dead in the water as green technology fails to impress

Despite significant global demand for green energy technologies, which reduces carbon emissions released by fossil fueled vehicles, Israeli start-up Better Place is in the process of filing for liquidation. This shows that although there is demand for green technology, the market is characterized by significant challenges. Read more...

Ireland bows down to international pressure and mulls tax reform program

Following many attempts by the European Union to initiate tax reforms which would discourage multinational corporations from using European countries as a base for their subsidiaries, Ireland is considering a program which would finally bring an end to the practice of Double Irish. Read more...

Dells future still has many twists and turns

Recently, there has been a lot of focus on the PC industry and its fight for survival while the mobile revolution is gaining momentum. The International Data Corporation paints a pretty grim picture for the industry and many have been as bold as to say that we have seen the end of the PC as we know it. Read more...

SEC and NASDAQ settle on Facebook penalty

A settlement in what has become the largest ever penalty imposed against a stock exchange, was reached on May 29, when the Securities Exchange Commission accepted a $10-million settlement figure from NASDAQ in settlement for its botched Facebook IPO, which occurred in May 2012. Read more...

The future of virtual currency platforms under fire as challenges continue to plague the industry

Since the start of the information age in 2000, the large majority of the day to day life of users has been moved to the internet. Banking can be done online as well as shopping. It makes sense then that the next step in this progression would be the growth of online currency trading as well as the growing importance of virtual currencies. Read more...

HP continues to lose industry relevance as the mobile revolution gains momentumt

Since the beginning of the mobile revolution, which is the global movement that has seen the public favor smartphones and tablets over PC’s as the internet access device of choice, many industry analysts have been outspoken about the grim prospects of the PC saying that the writing is on the wall. Read more...

Europe reluctant on implementing financial trading tax

Taxation policies seem to be a major issue in Europe. Recent reports by Reuters shows that many European countries are planning a major scaling back of plans to initiate a financial trading tax. This comes after European tax programs were shoved under the spotlight following the US Senates grilling of Apple over their tax practices. Read more...

Device manufacturers look to cash in on Turkish delight

The technology revolution has impacted all sectors of society. It has changed the way we see the world as well as the way we interact with the world around us, and each other. Once sector, which is at the heart of the technology revolution is education, and a land mark project in Turkey could prove very profitable for major device manufacturers. Read more...

The worlds focus is on Tax as Tim Cook takes the stand

There are two truths about life that are unavoidable: death and taxes. Well, it seems that Apple has been able to achieve the impossible by avoiding one of these truths, at least that’s how the US Senate feels about Apple’s lack of tax payment on profits from foreign device sales. Read more...

Manufacturers look towards Android as the future kingpin of the Mobile Revolution

The Mobile Revolution has been a significant talking point within the technology industry over the past two years. And while there was significant focus on Microsoft’s entry into the mobile market in 2012 Read more...

Yahoo hits Mexican speed bump on road to recovery

There are a few key steps that companies need to follow if they want to successfully execute a recovery program. One of these steps is towing the line and giving off the perception that the company is acting in an ethical, legal and responsible manner. Read more...

Apple mulls styling Apple care on Household Insurance model

Industry consistency is one of the hallmarks of a stable profitable company. While companies will be reluctant to implement change, change that will benefit the company from a cost perspective as well as the service it offers is encouraged. Read more...

Icahn proposes new deal in Dell saga

It seems that the issue surrounding a possible Dell buyout has more twists and turns than a mountain path. In the latest development in the story, Dell investor Carl Icahn has teamed up with Southern Asset Management to come up with a buyout offer which will see stockholders hold onto their stock and take an additional $12 a share in either cash or stock. Read more...

Microsoft rumored to be interested in acquisitive growth as it looks to capitalize on growing industry demand

There are different approaches to growth that a company can take in order to achieve diversification of its products and services. The first approach is organic growth where a company spends generously on research and development in order to build the company’s skill base which would allow the company to offer a new product or service. Read more...

US lawmakers are getting tough on cybercrime. Proposed laws take significant steps towards creating a safer industry

Less than 24 hours after passing the controversial Internet Sales Tax Bill, which could be used as a funding model for the country’s current cyber security programme, the US senate proposes new laws to go after foreign cyber criminals. Read more...

Microsoft’s investment in Dell proves to be more than just a loan

One of the most talked about tech deals in 2012 was the possible buyout of Dell which saw the company begin the privatization process. And while it seemed as if Dell was the major benefactor of the deal, Microsoft also looks set to benefit significantly. Read more...

YouTube takes steps to becoming self sufficient through paid for content

A common practice in the industrial industry is for a large corporation to embark on a major merger and acquisition campaign to grow the versatility of the company. Although owned by the holding company; these acquisitions are generally managed independently and it is important for them to become self sufficient. Read more...

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