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Between the Lines
Larry Dignan and other IT industry experts, blogging at the intersection of business and technology, deliver daily news and analysis on vital enterprise trends.
Larry Dignan is Editor in Chief of ZDNet and SmartPlanet as well as Editorial Director of ZDNet's sister site TechRepublic.
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Microsoft's move to put Office on non-Windows tablets could improve attach rates for Qualcomm's LTE chips. Or so Qualcomm hopes.
Efforts to boost the Gear 2 ecosystem include the Samsung Gear App Challenge, where developers could win cash prizes equating to $1.25 million.
In a Q&A session, Phil Gerskovich, SVP of New Growth Platforms at Zebra talks about the Internet of Things, the acquisition of Motorola, and how Android-based rugged devices fit in.
Which streets offer speeds 30 times slower than Britain's average of 17.8Mbps?
iPhone sales are up, but iPad growth crumbled. Apple CEO Tim Cook explained more on its earnings call. Cook also explained the firm's greater push to reach the enterprise.
The chip maker beat analyst estimates of $1.22 a share by 9 cents, but fell short of the $6.48 billion revenue consensus.
Apple's iPhone sales did far better than expected, despite a three-month period in the company's history in which nothing happened.
Citrix's first quarter shined, but the company said the second quarter will be lighter than current expectations.
The FCC's next attempt at rules to regulate Internet service providers in their relations with content providers and consumers includes major concessions to the ISPs.