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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...

October 2, 2015  11:50 AM

I finally made it to Windows 10 – and can’t really see why any businesses would do the same

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Desktop, laptop, Microsoft, office, Office 365, PC, Satya Nadella, smartphone, Tablet, Windows, Windows 10

Microsoft would be happy with me right now - I just upgraded to Windows 10. It was free, as a consumer, of course, so that helped. But frankly, the only reason I did so was...


January 30, 2015  3:52 PM

Apple success shows the importance of making IT invisible

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Apple, CIO, digital, iPhone, smartphone, Smartwatch

It's been impossible to ignore the biggest technology headline of the week - especially as it became the biggest business headline in many places too. Apple declared the largest quarterly profit in...

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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...


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...


September 16, 2011  11:04 AM

Safe, steady, boring – why Microsoft should give up on “cool”

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
consumerisation, Metro, Microsoft, PC, smartphone, Software licensing, Tablet, vista, Windows, Windows 8

There will have been three dominant reactions to the previews of Windows 8 demonstrated by Microsoft at its BUILD developer conference in California this week.

If you're a Windows developer or...


August 19, 2011  11:17 AM

IBM the big winner as HP shake-up shows polarisation of IT industry

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Apple, Autonomy, Dell, Google, HP, IBM, Microsoft, PC, smartphone, Tablet, webos

Today is proving to be a busy day for IT journalists the world over, after HP - for not much longer the biggest technology company in the world - shocked the industry with


August 16, 2011  1:40 PM

Phone makers: Please spend $12.5bn on mobile innovation, not on a self-serving patent war

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Android, Apple, Google, HTC, iPhone, Microsoft, Mobile, Patent, samsung, smartphone, Tablet, Windows Phone 7

Google has become a major player in the mobile phone market in a very short time.

Android was launched as an open source mobile operating system only in 2007, and the software was made available to phone manufacturers in 2008. It has since become the bulwark that most smartphone makers...


December 16, 2008  3:47 PM

Attractive netbooks batter iPhones

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
iPhone, Mobile Computing, smartphone, SMB, SME, USB Modem

Further evidence for the growing popularity of netbooks and mobile computing in general has arrived with the latest sales figures from


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