Andy Tipton, Product Developer at Appurity Connect, considers the implications of cloud technology within the legal profession. How can law firms maintain compliance and productivity when they’re working in the cloud?
Over the last 24 hours we’ve seen the news that Blackberry is about to be sold for $4.7 billion by 4th November (no jokes about bonfires of vanities please, they are selling off their new executive jet) unless they can get a better offer. (Apparently the UK had until recently the most loyal user-base).
Here’s a interesting graphic, courtesy of Kantar Worldpanel www.kantarworldpanel.com on the current state of the global smartphone market – and they sure don’t like the Blackberry in Mexico !
Earlier this morning the news broke that Microsoft is buying the core of the Nokia phones business for $7 billion. There are still some regulatory approvals to overcome so the full impact of this announcement will not really start to make itself felt until later this year however we have the official Microsoft presentation here, now.
The latest data from IDC reveals we are living in a world where smartphone usage is totally dominated by the Android and Apple iOS platforms. In Q4 2012, they accounted for over 90% of all new smartphone sales.