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.
With a track record of dominating the business IT world for over two decades, Microsoft certainly has the pedigree but how does the Surface and Windows 8 stack up against the iPad as the next potential business IT favourite?
As you’re probably aware, DirectAccess is a key business feature…