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April 20, 2016  5:03 PM

EC’s anti-competitive stance is laudable, its action over Google & Android is laughable

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Android, anti, Apple, European Commission, European Union, Google, Mobile, mobile apps, Operating systems, smartphone

As a football fan, one of my primary experiences of European antitrust law comes through watching the English Premier League on TV.

Once upon a time, I paid Sky Sports for a subscription and saw any and all of the games that the Premier League allowed to broadcast live.

Then...

July 31, 2015  10:30 AM

With Windows 10, Microsoft has built a fine sail, but has the ship already left harbour?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Android, Apple, Azure, Desktop, Google, IOS, Microsoft, Mobile, Office 365, PC, Satya Nadella, Tablet, Windows, Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 95

With Windows 10, Microsoft has built a fine sail, but has the ship already left harbour?

If anything encapsulates the change in the technology world in the last 20...


January 22, 2015  12:58 PM

Windows 10 proves this is a different Microsoft – but is it different enough?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Android, Apple, Azure, IOS, Microsoft, Microsoft Office, Office 365, Operating systems, Satya Nadella, Windows, Windows 10, WIndows Phone

The software company with


October 4, 2013  12:07 PM

BES 10 is the only hope for the future of BlackBerry

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Android, BBM, BES10, BlackBerry, BYOD, iPhone, smartphone

Regardless of what the company's future might be, the rise and fall of BlackBerry is set to be a business school case study for many years.

It's a classic example of the innovator's dilemma - a firm that has great success from a unique innovation, which in BlackBerry's case was email...


August 14, 2013  11:47 AM

BlackBerry crumbles: the lessons for the IT industry

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Android, BES10, BlackBerry, BlackBerry Enterprise Server, Dell, HP, Huawei, IBM, IOS, Mobile, Palm, smartphone, ZTE

It was the least surprising news of the year. BlackBerry is up for sale, the Canadian mobile phone company finally admitting to the inevitability that everyone else recognised ages...


July 12, 2013  10:24 AM

Microsoft CEO Ballmer wins Buzzword Bingo – but are customers playing a different game?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Android, Apple, Cloud Computing, Google Apps, ipad, iPhone, Microsoft, Office 365, PC, Software licensing, Steve Ballmer, Windows

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer will be celebrating today. He is the clear winner of the latest Super Buzzword Bingo competition, with his entry for the internal memo announcing Microsoft's biggest...

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April 11, 2013  1:22 PM

UK gives Belgium €300m for cloud, and other indicators of change

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Android, Apple, cloud, Gartner, Google, government, IDC, Internet, Microsoft, Open source, PC, smartphone, Software, Tablet

Anyone who has read this blog over the past few months will have seen there are several recurring themes I've been banging on about lately. It's been interesting to see a few things happening recently that, to me, reinforce some of the points I've been discussing, so here's a bit of a random...


January 24, 2013  1:35 PM

The dance floor empties as Microsoft keeps on ‘dad dancing’

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Android, Apple, Microsoft, Microsoft Surface, Smartphones, Software licensing, Tablet, Windows 8, WIndows Phone

Oh, Microsoft. I'm starting to feel sorry for you.

As we all get old, there usually comes a moment when you know you're out of touch. I remember my dad asking me once if I had been out with any "hot chicks" lately. The look I gave him told him that was his moment.

As a...


October 25, 2012  11:10 AM

Windows 8 – the eminently sensible product launch of the week

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Android, Apple, BYOD, ipad, Microsoft, Microsoft Surface, Office 365, Windows, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server

Despite all the hype about iPad minis, there's no doubt the most significant product launch of the week for IT managers is the release of


September 14, 2012  12:10 PM

Time for mobile makers to eliminate business-consumer divide

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Android, Apple, BYOD, consumerisation, Google, iPhone, Microsoft, Windows 8, WIndows Phone

It's been one of those weeks where it seems the only thing that matters in technology is the fact that someone has produced a slightly thinner smartphone.

There are cynics who say the...

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