|Written by Ritu Saxena | Friday, 03 May 2013|
Jolla Ltd a finnish start-up with the mission statement "We are Jolla, We are Unlike.", developing mobile devices and SailfishOS based on MeeGo and merproject open source projects, is all set to showcase its first device in May. A pre-sales campaign is expected to start after mid-May, and the actual sales start will take place during the second half of 2013.
|Written by Harpreet | Monday, 29 April 2013|
It is now clear that people are using more third-party messaging apps than standard text messaging services powered by carriers. According to analysts at Informa, these chat applications have taken over SMS services and mobile operators worldwide need to be worried.
|Written by Sorab Ghaswalla | Monday, 29 April 2013|
Infor, a provider of business application software, has tried to take its technology business to the next level by launching the Infor 10x platform. The company said the Infor 10x unites a multi-purpose middleware platform featuring social, mobile, analytical, and cloud capabilities with Infor's exisiting industry-leading suite of solutions. All applications feature a “reinvented HTML5 user experience”.
Qualcomm has reported record earnings for its fiscal second-quarter revenue. The chipmaker has set a high standard over the rest of the year, declaring its dominance in being one of the top suppliers of chipsets for mobile devices. Qualcomm chipsets can be found on major smartphones and tablets these days.
|Written by Harpreet | Sunday, 28 April 2013|
Samsung's attempt to take over the BYOD phenomenon sweeping enterprises with its Knox software has been weakened by a delay in the launch. The South Korean giant had announced Knox way back in February this year with its eyes set on the enterprise users. But it seems like the corporate sector might just have to wait a little longer.
BBC has finally launched its iPlayer Radio app on Android. Users can now listen to their favorite shows both live and on-demand while on the move. BBC claims that its Android app is even better than its iOS app.
Google has acquired a NLP (natural language processing) startup Wavii for a sum of around $30 million according to press reports. Apparently both Apple and Google had been pursuing the company for quite some time now. It was obvious that Apple wanted Wavii for improving Siri quickly and now it seems like Google has possibly made a better offer and won the trophy.
|Written by Harpreet | Thursday, 25 April 2013|
The smartphone market is exploding and everyone wants a piece of the cake. While many see hardware as a consistent source of revenue in the market there are some companies that want to focus primarily on hardware. Mozilla announced some time back that the company is working on its own mobile operating system - Firefox OS - for smartphones.