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Dell and BlackBerry: a match made in heaven? | Technology | The …

admin/ August 10, 2013/ Computer Repair/ 0 comments

A combination could solve the two companies' separate problems at a stroke – remedying Dell's lack of any significant smartphone or tablet offering, and possibly helping overcome BlackBerry's dwindling consumer base and … Brian Gladden, Dell's chief financial officer, blamed poor uptake of Microsoft's new Windows 8 software, calling it “not necessarily the catalyst that we had hoped it would be” for PC sales, which overall have shrunk for the past five quarters.

Microsoft and Apple Spar Over SkyDrive and the App Store

Andy Williams/ December 11, 2012/ Computer Repair/ 0 comments

Sources close to Microsoft have detailed to TNW a difficult, and perhaps unresolvable situation between the two companies that underscores the difficulty with certain Apple rules concerning its app marketplace, and how far the company is willing to go to protect its vaunted 30% ….. Even if you disagree with Apple's stance, you have to admit that this is partly Microsoft's fault for not fully researching the implications Apple's App Store policies would have on their strategy.