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Seagate NAS and NAS Pro Network Storage for SMBs

07/14/2014, Seagate has announced two network attached storage (NAS) products for small and medium businesses (SMBs) with two distinct NAS models. The first is the Seagate NAS which comes with either two or four HDD bays and has been designed to provide storage for...

Flipboard Acquires Zite From CNN

03/05/2014, Flipboard has announced that it has purchased news reader Zite from CNN for $60M, according to CNN Money. By doing so, Flipboard hopes to go from the best-looking web magazine to the smartest as well. If you are not familiar with Zite, it is a news...

Broadcom Forging Ahead With 300 Mbps Cat6 LTE

02/18/2014, Broadcom has recently demonstrated that its smartphone modem can communicate with a “live” 300 Mbps LTE commercial network. Although demonstrations using a similar technology have been done in the past, Broadcom says that it is the first to do so on a...

PingPong: Simple, Interactive, Free Q&A App For Teachers

12/01/2013, I’ve recently met with the creators of PingPong, an app that is aimed at providing a higher level of interaction between teachers and students. It works by simply letting teachers create questions either on the spot (during class), or as a series or...

Smart Content Center: A Government-Supported Incubator In Korea

12/01/2013, I have visited the Smart Content Center in the G.Square building In Seoul: it is a South Korean government-supported incubator that helps startup by providing a low-cost working space (rent is free for successful applicants) that comes equipped with a...

Clash of Clans Creators Get $1.5B Investment From Japan

10/15/2013, Supercell, the parent company behind hit games like Clash of Clans has announced receiving a $1.5B investment from Softbank (the first wireless carrier in Japan to carry the iPhone) and GungHo, a Japanese known for its online and mobile games....

Verizon Committed To Help Startups Through Its Innovation Centers

10/08/2013, Earlier today, Verizon has invited developers and reporters to its innovation center in San Francisco (201 Spear Street, 9th floor, there’s another one in Boston) for a showcase in the updated show room. If you did not already know about this,...

Mobelisk Turns Ordinary Tablets Into Enterprise Devices

05/24/2013, At CTIA, MoGo has announced its second generation of modular sleeves that can turn a $200 device into a touch, enterprise ready tablet with extra battery capacity, optional laser bar code reader and many more options. Basically, if the order is large...

Microsoft Facing SEC And DOJ Probe Over Foreign Bribery

03/19/2013,   It seems like Microsoft has landed itself in some hot waters. According to the Wall Street Journal, the Redmond based company is under investigation by the Securities and Exchanges Commission as well as the Department of Justice over claims that it...

Android May Lead Tablet Market Share in 2013 [IDC]

03/12/2013, With less-than-rosy economic outlook, shoppers are being more concerned with their dollars. Therefore, it is not surprising to see that many are voting for smaller and cheaper tablets. According to market research firm IDC, this may move Google’s...

Intel to build 10% of all Apple A7 Processors [Rumor]?

03/12/2013, As you may know, Samsung used to manufacture Apple’s Ax series of processors (or SoC) but given the strained relationship between the two companies, Apple has been reportedly shopping around to diversify its manufacturing capability. It’s not...

HTC February Sales Fall Short

03/06/2013, HTC has yet to see the fruits of its newly launched HTC One (to be available soon), but in the meantime, the company continues to register severe year-over-year decline in sales (and therefore in revenues). In February, HTC has generated $384M. Given that...

Samsung KNOX Provides Privacy To BYOD Users

02/25/2013, Samsung has just announced KNOX, a security solution for its Android smartphones that provides a secure container that completely separates data from work and life, giving the user complete control over his/her “private” data, while letting...

Microsoft’s Windows Phone Strategy: Fight, Survive, Improve

02/15/2013, At  the annual Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference in San Francisco, Microsoft’s CFO Peter Klein  was asked about its mobile strategy. The question revolved around the fact that despite gains from 1.5% to 3% market share, it seemed...