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Apple reclaims market position in US as Android falters

Market position before the launching of new products is an important indicator of the impending trends of the market and can serve as a good platform for companies to gage whether their products can compete with rival products. Read more...

Barnes & Noble increase their openness with Google inclusion

Market pressure is one of the hardest aspects of the technology industry to deal with. Pressure from the public means that your products are missing the mark and run the risk of losing out to the competition that seemingly have all that the public desires in a product. Read more...

Google agrees to antitrust changes in Europe after a year of putting out fires

Being a global company is not an easy task. One of the hardest aspects of a global company is that it needs to legally adhere to the trading conditions of each individual country as well as, cater for differing consumer behavior. Read more...

Effective product strategies and investing in growth pay off for Samsung

Developing an effective product strategy and investing in growth are two of the most effective growth catalysts and any company employing these strategies are putting themselves in a good position to dominate the industry. These were significant factors which contributed to the record breaking Q1 performance of South Korean electronics manufacturer Samsung. Read more...

Merger and acquisitions in the mobile sector gain momentum as T Mobile completes important deal

Growing its user base is the main goal of every technology company. This can be unique growth, which is generated by offering a unique product or service or it can be acquisitive growth, which is achieved through mergers and acquisition. Read more...

Microsoft shows its competitiveness as Azure enters the $1-billion club

As the technology market experiences rapid phases of change, companies that fail to notice this change run the risk of being left behind and playing catch up while other companies consolidate their dominance of the market. Read more...

Zynga falters as more users leave the platform

The goal of any technology company is to maintain a steady, yet loyal and dedicated user base, which it will hopefully grow over time. The successful adoption of this strategy is essential as the products and services that technology companies offer are non essential items and will only appeal to a very select audience. Read more...

ARM posts record results off the back of key demand in mobile technology sector

One of the associated changes of the technology industry’s move towards mobile devices is that companies who produce components geared towards those devices will experience significant growth. This will be demand driven and will be limited to the company’s installed capacity and its adaptability towards change. Read more...

Blackstone pulls out of high profile Dell bid

One of the biggest debates that companies need to face is going public or staying private. Going public carries significant risks and may not be the best option for a company unless it is certain of long term profitability. It is not unheard of that companies, that are public, want to go back to being private, but this to, carries risks. Read more...

BitFloor closes its doors announcing the final blow for Bitcoin’s success story

The launch of the world’s first virtual currency exchange BitFloor was the first step in what many hoped would become a currency trading platform which was less volatile than conventional currency trading as it was dependent on fewer external influences. Read more...

Google faces German fine as privacy woes come to a head

No market is ever immune to change. Evolution is inevitable and the technology industry has indeed evolved so much since the turn of the century that many are not sure where to look to identify the catalyst for this. Through all of this, there have been recurring themes to this evolution. Read more...

SAP worries prove the importance of market consistency

While companies are still trying to recover from the volatile market which followed the 2008/09 global financial crisis, where demand was low and cost cutting measures were the order of the day, companies that follow specific principles are more likely to succeed than others. Read more...

Engaging online content will develop into a key growth factor for social media platforms

The sole purpose of any website is to attract users to its medium and keep them there for the longest possible time in the hope that users get to enjoy the full range of services that it offers. This is particularly true with social media platforms which are by nature entertainment platforms most of all, and informative second of all. Read more...

Proposed Dish Network acquisition may kick start the Merger and Acquisition market

After a relatively slow start to the year, there seems to be increasing activity in the merger and acquisitions market as a number of technology companies are lining themselves up to make necessary purchases which will help them build capacity. This has always been an indicator of the health of a technology industry and 2013 could prove to be one of the busiest years to date. Read more...

Google moves away from negative growth and opens doors for future success

While growth is something that every company needs to aspire to, companies need to take into account that there is a difference between positive growth and negative growth and that a definite distinction needs to be made between the two. Read more...

Wind looks to capitalize on Chinese intelligence to fast track growth strategy

Growing your presence in the market from a mid level position to a top position is not easy to achieve and has left many companies scrambling for effective strategies to achieve this growth. Read more...

Microsoft gets downgraded as PC demand declines

While PC focused companies such as Dell and HP are feeling the adverse effects of a new technology age where the consumer market is significantly focused on mobile, Microsoft has proven itself to be mostly resilient to the change in focus. Read more...

Apple seeks compensation to halt Samsung’s progress

While the technology industry is settling down and trying to come to terms with the challenges that 2013 is presenting the industry, reports indicate that Apple is requesting $85-million in damages against Samsung to be reinstated after it accused judge Lucy Koh of making an error in a judgment towards the end of the patent trial which began in 2012. Read more...

Investment in China suffering because of cyber attacks

As the current war of words regarding internet security between China and the US intensifies, businesses are starting to tally up the true costs of the situation as both China and the US start to draw a line in the sand when it comes to the consumption of each other’s products. Read more...

Crowdfunding solution to battling unemployment

The rate of unemployment in a country is one of the most vital indicators to the health of the country’s industry. This is particularly true in the US and especially true in Silicon Valley where the business conducted in the area does not only have local implications but also significant international implications. Read more...

Investing in information to empower the public’s demand for investment

In the past, investing in the stock market was seen as the realm of professional people who would be advised by stock brokers who would gather tons of intelligence in order to give the best advice to those hoping to grow their fortunes on a very volatile platform. Read more...

The Price of Apples Apology

While Apples public apology to the Chinese government resonated through the Chinese press and was lauded in some circles as a major step forward in repairing the broken relationship between the US and China, the company now finds itself in a position where it is seriously questioning the true cost of the apology. Read more...

Samsung breaks the profit mould after recording a strong first quarter

While many technology companies record their best profits at the end of the year when there is significant demand in the market due to the festive shopping season, South Korean giant Samsung has reported record first quarter profits showing that the company breaks the mould in that it prefers a strong start to the year. Read more...

Apple’s Chinese growth plan back on track after public apology resonates in local media

While some markets are fiercely independent where consumers have the opportunity to make up their own mind about the popularity of a product or the public image of a company, certain markets are very impressionable and are influenced by the media and the government’s stance on a company. Read more...

Virtual currency shows its weakness as Bitcoins fall victim to cyber attacks

While virtual currency offers users the opportunity to engage in hassle free trading which carries very little in the form of transactional costs, recent events in the technology world have left people questioning the true viability of the platform. Read more...

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