Samsung has tried to break away from Google Android with its Tizen software for phones but not with much success. "Try, try again" seems to be the new motto.
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Everyone from Apple to Samsung may be clamouring for a slice of the mobile payments market, but being a tech giant isn't always a guarantee of success - as Google's recent experience in Africa shows.
People with a variety of backgrounds have made it as software entrepreneurs. Can you? David Gewirtz's Software Business Crash Course offers some guidance.
It's got good hardware, good software - so what does Microsoft need to do to make Lumia a success?
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.
A new version of the Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit mostly improves compatibility with applications software, and specifically with Java and Chrome.
Samsung's copious software add-ons and UI tweaks mean that the Galaxy Tab S delivers a particular kind of Android experience. We have a few issues with some of these extras, but the slimline Galaxy Tab S is still a very impressive tablet.
And closing the experience gaps -- performance, convenience, personalization, and trust -- requires a different mindset.
CEO Charles Phillips explains why his enterprise software company has cultivated design as a core strategic competency.
Honeywell's plan to boost profit margins over the next five year largely revolves around software engineers, user experience and application development.
Infor is a $3 billion software company using design as a core element of strategy and differentiation. Here's their plan.
Enterprise software vendors are busy talking about user experience, but the reality in the enterprise is vastly different. Where is an analytics powered Flipboard to tell us the corporate story?
Serial entrepreneurs aren't any better than someone launching their first venture, study claims.
The releases serve as another indication that enterprise software vendors are stepping up their focus on user interface and experience.
The accounting software company is expanding further into the US, with senior roles being filled by three new hires with combined experience from HP, Microsoft, PayPal, and Intuit.
Success in Software as a Service comes from strong, strategic partnerships with their IT departments, IBM survey also finds.
Help wanted at the Seattle software giant: Person to work one day a week whipping up leading edge products. Experience as company's CEO helpful.
A series of smart acquisitions made Kana valuable to Verint, which basically bought its way into the customer experience software market.
I've already railed against Apple's overhaul of iOS 7, with its jarring use of white and its over-reliance on textual Web motifs. But, as the rest of the software industry follows suit – and as Microsoft and Apple blur the boundaries between tablet and desktop user interfaces – it's worth asking if the user experience really is improving.
The cloud storage giant is knocking down the walls between its personal and enterprise software versions, allowing a seamless experience between the two.
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