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Microsoft Cuts 7,800 as It Rethinks ‘Mobile First’ Strategy

However, if one takes a bird's-eye view of Microsoft's global strategy for mobile devices, it's clear that the company realizes that in order to compete in the iPhone-driven market, it has to create something new and compelling to rock the sector, much like Apple did, suggested Rob Enderle, principal analyst at the Enderle Group...

Raging Redditors Roar for Pao’s Resignation

"A big part of the problem is that much of the company's value is provided by volunteers who aren't compensated," said Rob Enderle, principal at the Enderle Group. "You can't just order them to suck it up and not expect things to go really badly," he told the E-Commerce Times...

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Rick Perry and the Texas vs. California Tech War

A couple of weeks ago, I was waiting to do a CNBC slot on what to expect from the Apple Watch in Asia -- the entire smartwatch class is having a lot of issues for a variety of reason -- and I ran into Rick Perry, former governor of Texas, as he was coming out of the same studio I was about to enter. ...

FBI Hunts SF Bay Area Fiber-Optic Cable Cutters

It's easy to sever cables, noted Rob Enderle, principal at the Enderle Group Fiber-optic cables "often go through conduits and aggregate in vaults which aren't that hard to open," he told TechNewsWorld. "Then they can be cut with any simple cutting tool -- even a knife."

New Android Malware Sprouting Like Weeds

Android is a derivative of Linux, an operating system generally considered less likely to be targeted by viruses and malware. However, Android is less rigorous and less secure than other mobile platforms, said Rob Enderle, principal analyst at the Enderle Group "There is much...

Microsoft Is Looking More Like the House Nadella Built

The executives "were clearly redundant after [Nadella] figured out what he wanted to do," Rob Enderle, principal at the Enderle Group, told the E-Commerce Times. "Part of the problem at Microsoft was too many independent empires that didn't play well." The Refined Nadella Visi...

ISS Cargo Lost in SpaceX Falcon Flameout

"Part of the problem here is that there's a huge focus on cost and frequency of launch," said Rob Enderle, principal analyst at the Enderle Group The failure of vessels from three entities "makes me wonder if there isn't some common problem such as a shared component, sabotage...

Uncle Sam Wants a Hoverbike

"This isn't for jungles or mountains, but could be ideal for patrols over deserts, swamps, or other open areas with mixed terrain," suggested Rob Enderle, principal at the Enderle Group "Think of it as a potentially much faster alternative to a motorcycle that can go fast wher...

The Automobile as We Know It Is Dead

There's a massive number of efforts going on to kill the car as we know it. Among them are efforts to make it a tiny self-driving box that we'd likely be embarrassed to be seen in, efforts to make it highly customized and amazing, and efforts to change its fuel from gasoline to CNG, electricity or something else. ...

IBM, Box Team Up to Conquer the Cloud

"Both companies are getting really strong value here," remarked Rob Enderle, principal at the Enderle Group "IBM needs to appear as more of a cloud player, and Box needs to move upmarket," he told the E-Commerce Times. "Just the announcement will do more for IBM than it will f...

Oculus Rift: This Is My Final Form

It's exciting to see how the hardware has materialized and the experience improved, remarked Rob Enderle, principal analyst at the Enderle Group I'm disappointed "that we are still going to have to wait until next year," he told TechNewsWorld. "This whole area is getting reall...

3D Printing Could Resurrect Custom Carmaking

Divergent Microfactories literally rethought how to manufacture cars in low volume, and cheaply, noted Rob Enderle, principal analyst for the Enderle Group "This approach could return us to the 1930s, where there were a lot of small profitable custom carmakers in the market," ...

Samsung Jams Up Windows Security Updates

The executable "could result in consumer groups red-flagging Samsung products because this practice puts users at risk," suggested Rob Enderle, principal at the Enderle Group Further, the action might be a violation of Microsoft's OEM license and "will work against Microsoft'...

Devialet Wants You to Experience an Emotional Sound Implosion

A lot of people would buy Phantoms if they heard the speaker in person, but corralling those consumers and getting to test the product is one problem Devialet will have to solve, according to Rob Enderle, principal analyst at the Enderle Group. It's an amazing speaker, but it...

Amazon Holds Coming-Out Party for Echo’s Alexa

The use of timed exclusivity may have helped make the Fire TV and Fire TV Stick two of Amazon's best-selling products, but the Echo has a relatively low chance of mass market success unless the company puts a broad marketing campaign behind the product, said Rob Enderle, principal analyst at the Enderle Group.

Apple Knuckles Under to Taylor Swift

Apple's stance "made them look like they had too much power, and they remain at risk for antitrust or antimonopoly action," said Rob Enderle, principal at the Enderle Group The company "didn't negotiate with the independents. They dictated rules, and some might argue there was...

AT&T, Verizon and WhatsApp Flunk Privacy

"Both companies operate in heavily regulated areas and recognize that the government has unusual power over them," explained Rob Enderle, principal at the Enderle Group "They are therefore used to complying with requests like this in order to avoid escalations that could massi...

AT&T, Verizon and WhatsApp Flunk Privacy

"Both companies operate in heavily regulated areas and recognize that the government has unusual power over them," explained Rob Enderle, principal at the Enderle Group "They are therefore used to complying with requests like this in order to avoid escalations that could massi...

AT&T, Verizon and WhatsApp Flunk Privacy

"Both companies operate in heavily regulated areas and recognize that the government has unusual power over them," explained Rob Enderle, principal at the Enderle Group "They are therefore used to complying with requests like this in order to avoid escalations that could massi...

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3 Things That Will Change Electronic Entertainment Forever

E3 -- perhaps the biggest and most important gaming conference in the world -- took place last week. Sony and Microsoft came ready to do battle, Nintendo showed up, and we were up to our armpits in little companies doing amazing things with virtual reality. ...

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