The bring-your-own-device (BYOD) trend has taken the world by storm, with many commentators labelling it an unstoppable force that the enterprise must come to terms with.
FCC’s in-flight cellphone plan carries a lot of baggage
Anyone who dreads hearing one end of a loud phone call all the way from Anchorage to Miami, take heart: the plan to allow cellphones on planes could fail in more ways than an overbooked flight at a snowbound airport on Christmas Eve.
The supercomputing problem: what’s after silicon?
In a little booth tucked in the corner of this week’s SC13 supercomputing conference may be the next Intel.
African Export-Import Bank is quite an important institution. Established in 1993 by African governments, investors and other financial institutions, its purpose is to finance and promote intra – and extra – African trade.
Get smart: Etisalat’s CEO on building the cities of the future
Cities around the world are in a race to become the ‘smartest’. Etisalat CEO Saleh Al Abdooli speaks exclusively to CNME on how the UAE’s biggest telco and ICT service provider is partnering with the government to elevate the country on the global stage.
Thinking the unthinkable: Why Bill Gates needs to go
A Microsoft without Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer? Unimaginable. Unthinkable. But ultimately undeniable.
Rides and drives: Can Uber thrive in the Middle East?
The Uber app, which provides high-end taxis to users’ GPS locations, launched in Dubai this September. But in the face of growing legal concerns, will the impressive technology behind Uber’s service be enough to secure regional success?
MEA enterprise hardware market stagnates, says IDC
The Middle East and Africa (MEA) enterprise hardware market, comprising servers and external storage, continues to stagnate, with year-on-year growth of just 2.8 percent recorded for Q2 2013.
The great turnaround of the globally maligned SI
With the much-delayed amalgamation of Indian systems integrators Tech Mahindra and Satyam Mahindra finally formalised, the merged entity has now …
What the first 64-bit iPhone chip means for you (hint: not much)
Apple fans have been craving some innovation for a while and the company seemed to deliver it Tuesday with the …
Blunders lead to Ballmer's demise
The heap of blunders that piled up at Microsoft under Steve Ballmer’s leadership may have hit a tipping point this year, leading to last month’s earthshaking announcement that Bill Gates’ former right-hand man and heir, as well as Microsoft’s fiercest cheerleader, will step down as CEO within a year.
Curved screens don't provide the improvements OLED and 4K do
To turn around dropping sales, TV manufacturers are working on a number of technologies including curved screens, which were shown off by a number of vendors at the IFA trade show this week.
Breaking the 4K bottleneck, getting content to the home at IFA
There’s no doubt that TV makers are excited about 4K television. The sets, which offer four times the detail of today’s high-definition sets, are appearing in increasing numbers
Nokia is dead, Newkia is born
“The acquisition of Nokia’s phone business by Microsoft has deeply affected the psyche of the Finnish people,” said Singapore-based executive …