Australian software development firm Readify is moving to acquire local user experience design company Folk, plugging a chunk of its AU$7 million capital-raising effort into the partner agency.
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Apple is typically a company that puts an enormous amount of meticulous thought into the aesthetics of its products, which makes this iPhone 6 design blunder even harder to understand.
CEO Charles Phillips explains why his enterprise software company has cultivated design as a core strategic competency.
What started as Microsoft warring against botnets ended with Microsoft quietly surrendering as the company drops its case against the dynamic DNS company No-IP.
The company added to its MobileFirst portfolio with development tools, preconfigured apps for verticals and more design studios.
Infor is a $3 billion software company using design as a core element of strategy and differentiation. Here's their plan.
Google is joining forces with Luxottica, the parent company of Ray-Ban and Oakley, to design and distribute Glass
Hotel company Bloc thinks that people expect control at their fingertips, so it has built tablets into its room design and into its business operations.
Google's $3.2 billion acquisition of Nest may look like a steal if Tony Fadell sticks around, the company learns better hardware design, and it nails the Internet of Things.
Still riding on its success and the $35 million investment from Accel, 99designs has been able to use its clout to buy up rival design company LogoChef in Brazil.
Mobile chipmaker ARM has strengthened its position by licensing 138 properties from Sonics Inc, a leader of system IP for cloud-scale systems-on-chip (SoC). This will allow the company to develop chips that are more power efficient and battery friendly.
A 'super-user' root-access account has been found in a number of Barracuda security and networking products, which may allow hackers to easily access company networks, albeit if their attacks are launched from a specific set of IP addresses.
Ericsson has handed over a chunk of its IP to Unwired Planet, a company that used to make mobile software but now negotiates licence fees, best known for its patent fights with some of mobile's biggest names.
After a slow start to its latest tablet initiative, the chip company claims up to 10 design wins for its Z-60 processor.
Rather than trying to pick a winner, Lenovo has decide to offer several Windows 8 convertibles. At an event in New York, the company launched four new hybrids including the unique Yoga design.
The company has reorganised its cloud-based communications portfolio and added new features, such as a smartphone app and web client for IP-based voice and a Microsoft Lync-based UC suite.
Two of the biggest names in technology (Apple and Samsung) have locked horns in an ugly legal battle with each claiming the other stole its IP. The judge should rule in favor of Apple because simply saying that you had a similar design "in the labs" doesn't cut it.
Telstra is looking to give business customers on its private Next IP network greater control over their network traffic, is and launching what the company calls "application-aware networking".
HP has taken the wraps off its first ultrabook aimed at businesses — the EliteBook Folio 9470m — which the company said couples "stylish, lightweight design" with enterprise features.The device was unveiled at HP's Influencer Summit 2012 in Shanghai, China on Wednesday.
Amazon Web Services has released a tool that lets people create a recipe for a Virtual Private Cloud from a single template file.The upgrade, which lets developers use a CloudFormation template file to describe a set of EC2 resources and their supporting infrastructure, cuts the steps it takes to design and launch a private cloud system on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud, the company announced in a blog post on Wednesday.
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