Microsoft’s earnings report and forecast cheered investors, providing further evidence the company can increase cloud sales and squeeze more profit from the area while cutting into Amazon.com’s massive industry lead.
The European Commission had solid antitrust reasons for fining Google €4.3-billion for violations including the bundling of certain apps with the Android operating system – and for not going after Apple for similar behaviour. Yet, from a consumer’s point of view, Apple should get the same kind of attention.
The idea of a wireless open-access network is the central plank of government’s ICT policy. But this requires the release of significant amounts of high-demand spectrum, which regulatory and policy failure prevent from happening.
Microsoft’s cloud-fuelled turnaround persisted in the fiscal fourth quarter, when sales and profit got a boost from customers signing up for more Internet-based storage, processing and Office productivity software.
In this episode of the podcast, Duncan McLeod interviews Peter Gray, senior director of the Dimension Data Global Sports Practice, about how advanced technology is being used at this year’s Tour de France.
For more than two years, a small and stealthy group of engineers within Google has been working on software that they hope will eventually replace Android, the world’s dominant mobile operating system.