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Hacker Gives Google a Hand With Chrome-Android Compatibility

"This is a huge development for Android. You do not want a Tower of Babel. Users just want things to work," Laura DiDio, principal at ITIC, told LinuxInsider The end game is that you want people to be able to use these APKs. In no way should Google try to rein in a rogue deve...

EMC Swings Its Partners in Rumored Deal Talks

"There are a lot of variables here," noted Laura DiDio, principal of ITIC. An Aggressive Shareholder ...

Ballmer Leaves Microsoft for Hoop Dream

Ballmer's exit provides the clean break that is necessary for Microsoft's new start, Laura DiDio, principal of ITIC, told the E-Commerce Times. "Let's face it -- Ballmer is going out to play," she said, referring to the Clippers. By the same token, the "board has been gettin...

Microsoft CEO Nadella Hones His Axe

In addition to the risk that some good staff members who are integral to the organization may be laid off, employee morale overall may suffer, Laura DiDio, principal at ITIC, told the E-Commerce Times Some well-qualified, desirable staff may decide to leave on their own, whic...

Microsoft Layoff Rumor Gets Mostly Good Vibes

Meanwhile, investors are likely to be happy because "they want to see the stock move up, and that's what it's been doing under Satya Nadella," Laura DiDio, principal at ITIC, told the E-Commerce Times Best Case/Worse Case Scenarios...

Nadella Spells Out Microsoft’s Bold Ambitions

Although Microsoft aired some bold ambitions for its future, it still faces an image problem in the near term, observed Laura DiDio, principal analyst with ITIC. "Microsoft gets about one-third the press it did 15 or 20 years ago, and much of the press they do get isn't helpf...

Rumor: Microsoft’s Smart Band Will Play Well With Others

"It's no secret that Microsoft has lagged behind in the mobility market and is playing catch-up to competitors," said Laura DiDio, principal at ITIC. "This is a very significant move on Microsoft's part to launch a pan-platform product/application. While some might view this ...

The Novena Open Hardware Laptop: A Hacker’s Dream Machine

"Based on the way Novena is positioning itself, I believe it will have niche market appeal among bleeding-edge, engineering-oriented power users and technology gurus and purists," Laura DiDio, principal analyst at ITIC, told LinuxInsider Their marketing collateral says it all....

Manipulative User Research Earns Facebook a Shiner

"I don't get why anybody would be surprised at this latest hullaballoo," Laura DiDio, principal at ITIC, told TechNewsWorld "There is no such thing as privacy online," DiDio explained. "Once you put it out there, it's out there."

Researchers Find Android Security on Par With iOS

"For years, iOS, like the Mac, got by on security via obscurity," Laura DiDio, principal at ITIC, told LinuxInsider, "but the biggest issue in security is user behavior." A mobile security survey ITIC conducted in April found that human error is the biggest threat, she said....

Apple Edges Into Entry-Level Desktop Market

"This is a terrific all-around machine with solid specs that will satisfy most Mac users for this price point," Laura DiDio, principal at ITIC, told TechNewsWorld. "The segment of Mac users who will most likely give this a pass are leading-edge power users and gamers who abso...

HP Follows IBM’s Lead With Enterprise Applications for Workday

Coming late to the market won't be a problem for HP, Laura DiDio, principal at ITIC, told the E-Commerce Times "Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery," she pointed out. "If you're HP, you're imitating IBM, and that isn't a bad company to imitate and emulate."

Beats Debuts Brawn-Friendly Bluetooth Earphones

"There is tremendous opportunity for Beats to make a big impact on these sectors. The fact that they're in high-growth markets is a big plus, of course," Laura DiDio, principal at ITIC, told TechNewsWorld, "and Beats will also be able to capitalize on the cache of its existing brand name -- Jimmy Iovine is a music icon -- and that, coupled with Apple's clout, should make a winning combination."

Microsoft Dynamics Steps Out of Shadows

The Microsoft Dynamics offering is a good platform, Laura DiDio, principal of ITIC, told CRM Buyer. Microsoft Dynamics CRM is in the top five of providers, she said. "They are rolling out some pretty good stuff, with social listening and the Unified Service Desk."

Google to Spread the Web With $1B Worth of Satellites

"I think the satellites will initially complement Project Loon," Laura DiDio, principal at ITIC, told TechNewsWorld. At first glance, satellites appear to be more robust than high-altitude balloons circumnavigating the globe, which could be knocked off course or downed by severe weather conditions. Satellites can also be impacted by an incident that might occur in space, but seem more substantial than a high-altitude balloon." ...

Microsoft Boldly Goes Bigger With Surface Pro 3

The specs are great, Laura DiDio, principal of ITIC, told TechNewsWorld. "They fit with what business users want -- a lighter, more agile and more powerful mobile device." That said, it is by no means certain that the Surface Pro 3 will be any more popular than its older sib...

Xiaomi Serves Up Apple-Flavored Mi Pad

"The most immediate significance and impact of the Xiaomi Mi Pad will be on the Chinese market. This is a smart move," said Laura DiDio, principal at ITIC. "Lei Jun knows that the tablet market is crowded and the competition is tough," she told TechNewsWorld, "but he's starti...

LG Enters Fitness Tech Race

"It's always hard to predict what will take off and what will flop," said Laura DiDio, principal at ITIC. "That said, the new LG wearable fitness devices have several important things that augur well for success among fitness aficionados. First and foremost, they perform a v...

Microsoft, Nokia March to Altar

"Acquisitions usually follow the 90-10 rule, in which 90 percent of all acquisitions fail and only 10 percent succeed," Laura DiDio, principal of ITIC, told the E-Commerce Times. Just because Microsoft is big and well funded doesn't mean the Nokia acquisition will succeed. A...

Amazon to Investors: The Sky’s the Limit

"Amazon is extremely serious and very committed to the delivery drone market," Laura DiDio, principal at ITIC, told the E-Commerce Times. "That said, it remains to be seen whether the consumer and corporate purchasing public will embrace delivery drones and how quickly they will adopt them." ...

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