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Posts tagged ‘Technology’

22
Dec

Sony launches music streaming service | Boston.com #musicbiz #business #tech

According to Tomoko A. Hasaka 2010, “@Sony Corp. on Wednesday launched a #music #streaming service in a bid to boost sales of its consumer electronics and break @Apple’s dominance of the #onlinemusic #business. The Japanese company’s “Music Unlimited powered by Qriocity” is a #cloud computing-based, #digital music service that does not involve downloading tracks like Apple’s #iTunes, which started in 2001.” Article Continued > http://www.boston.com/business/technology/articles/2010/12/22/sony_launches_music_streaming_service/ #musicbiz #business #tech #streamingmedia #digitalmedia #digitalmusic #consulting @Sony @Apple @Callistecomm

17
Dec

Analysis: Software M&A heats up as firms battle budget squeeze | @Reuters #finance #business

According to#PaulSandle and #PatriciaWright 2010, “Big-name #technology firms will compete to acquire niche #software groups in 2011 as part of a growth plan they hope will cater to recession-hit clients clamoring for a wider range of services.

Having learned the lessons of the dot-com bubble collapse in 2000, technology companies were quick to cut headcount — their biggest cost — at the start of the downturn.

And with revenues returning to growth, they have pockets full of cash at their disposal.

Major companies, such as IBM (IBM.N) and Oracle (ORCL.O), are buying specialist software makers so they can offer more to corporate customers who need to cut IT budgets, thereby holding on to high margin, long-term maintenance contracts.” Article Continued > http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE6BG2AU20101217 #triciawright #paulsandle #finance #business #dealmaker #technology #software #consulting @IBM @Oracle @Reuters @Callistecomm

17
Dec

Ingram Micro sees more Android, iPhones at work | @Reuters #mobile #technology

According to #AlexDobuzinskis 201o, “#Smartphones such as @Google Inc’s #Android-based devices and @Apple Inc’s #iPhone are poised to become popular #business tools, said an executive at the world’s biggest #technology distributor.” Article Continued > http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE6BG4BD20101217 #ingrammicro #blackberry #iphone #android #smartphones #technology #business #mobile #consulting @Blackberry @Apple @Google @Callistecomm

17
Dec

Best gadgets and gizmos of 2010 | @Reuters #technology

According to @Reuters here’s the Reuters list of the “Best gadgets and gizmos of 2010” View list and photos http://www.reuters.com/news/factbox?type=topNews&tl=201012142113565578 #canon #dell #android #samsung #viera3d #nexusone #boxee #kinect