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Rumoured Nokia Windows RT tablet plans called bizarre

If true, reports that Nokia plans to release a tablet running Microsoft's failed Windows RT OS are "bizarre" and "highly surprising" according to analysts who think the company should focus on its struggling smartphone business.

Written by Mikael Ricknäs19 Aug. 13 08:40

Druva relies on OpenStack for new endpoint data protection platform

Druva chose to build the new private cloud edition of its inSync endpoint data protection using OpenStack because of its object storage functionality, but the increasingly popular cloud platform still needs to improve in some key areas, according to CEO Jaspreet Singh.

Written by Mikael Ricknäs15 Aug. 13 14:20

Nokia releases Asha SDK in bid to attract developers

Nokia is hoping to boost the number of applications available for the Asha 501 to make it more competitive with low-cost Android smartphones with the release Thursday of the first version of a software development kit (SDK) for the phone.

Written by Mikael Ricknäs15 Aug. 13 11:25

Smartphones outsell feature phones for first time in Q2, Gartner says

Worldwide smartphone sales to end users accounted for nearly 52 per cent of mobile phone sales in the second quarter, surpassing feature phones sales for the first time as a result of growth in Asian countries like China, Gartner said.

Written by Mikael Ricknäs14 Aug. 13 10:28

BlackBerry starts looking for buyer or partner as new OS struggles

Blackberry's board of directors has formed a committee to explore strategic alternatives for the future of the company that could include joint ventures or a sale of the company, as it struggles to turn its new BlackBerry 10 operating system into a success.

Written by Mikael Ricknäs12 Aug. 13 12:39

New version of Citrix XenClient lets users install apps

The latest version of Citrix Systems' XenClient offers better integration with its other desktop virtualization offerings and more user personalization, as the vendor hopes to make the bare-metal hypervisor more popular among road warriors.

Written by Mikael Ricknäs07 Aug. 13 12:01