A Nokia executive hinted that the phone maker is 'looking at' tablets. But there are at least three major hurdles for Nokia to consider, including its depleting financial position and an already aggressive mobile market space.
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Whether it's photo editing enhancements, voice search or new mapping tools, the efforts boil down to machine learning and cloud infrastructure --- Google's primary core competency. Can rivals keep up?
Software AG has taken its LongJump acquisition and formed a platform-as-a-service suite. The problem is the parts don't all come together until 2014 and the field is crowded.
Verizon Enterprise will use VMware's Horizon Mobile software to segment work and life personas. The move is part of a broader effort to make Android more enterprise friendly.
IBM is shutting the doors on Lotus 1-2-3, the software program that made the IBM PC and Microsoft household names.
The F1 auto racing pioneer does a lot more with data than you'd expect.
Facebook wraps up its Timeline revisions, which includes rolling out a new interface to all users today.
Oracle's latest survey attempts to reveal "the good, the bad, and the ugly" sides of the cloud for business managers.
The technology arm of Walmart's global e-commerce unit has gone on a software startup shopping spree.
NetSuite CEO Zach Nelson's grand plan: Allow SAP to talk about databases, HANA analytics and its cloud efforts, while he aims to grab the application giant's core industries, notably manufacturing.