What’s the current Windows Phone landscape look like? There’s really no better way to tell than by looking at the data from AdDuplex. The cross-promotion network for both Windows Phone and Windows 8 gives us insight that we might not get from places like IDC or comScore.
Latest data from AdDuplex shows the Lumia 520 continuing to dominate. While at the same time Windows Phone 7.x concedes more market share to Windows Phone 8. Nokia finally reaches 90% dominance with Windows Phone.
Blackberry's new CEO John Chen took his first steps to overhaul the company on Monday by showing three executives the door.
Blackberry announced on Monday that that COO Kristian Tear and CMO Frank Boulben will leave the firm. CFO Brian Bidulka has been replaced by head of compliance James Yersh, but will stay on as a special advisor to the CEO for the remainder of the financial year.
Every once in a while, it's good to remember that Microsoft is a big company full of individuals with many different priorities, view points and strategies -- especially when it comes to open source.
While the company continues to pursue Android developers for alleged IP violations with one hand, it also is attempting to meet developers where they are by supporting open-source tools and technologies.
One day earlier this month, Jim Vidmar bought 1,000 fake Twitter accounts for $58 from an online vendor in Pakistan.
He then programmed the accounts to "follow" the Twitter account of rapper Dave Murrell, who calls himself Fyrare and pays Mr. Vidmar to boost his standing on the social network. Mr. Vidmar's fake accounts also rebroadcast Mr. Murrell's tweets, amplifying his Twitter voice.
Headlines ,such as this one from a Reuters story: "Google paid $55m in UK taxes on $5.5bn sales in 2012" anger many regular tax payers in the US, UK, France, and frankly, everywhere. These companies use legal loopholes and international transactions to weave a complex web of tax avoidance.
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt flippantly told a UK radio audience earlier this year that their government should change the tax laws to get more taxes from Google, otherwise it will continue with its Irish, Dutch, and Bermuda based shell companies.