Zebra agreed to acquire Motorola Solutions for $3.45bn, adding mobile computing and data-capture technology to its line of barcode printers and tracking labels.
15 April 2014
BlackBerry bought a stake in healthcare IT startup NantHealth, as part of the firms’ plan to collaborate on secure mobile products to deliver healthcare information.
Acer has pegged its turnaround hopes to a foray into cloud computing, after a massive management shakeup.
Google has patented a smart contact lens that could see its Glass wearable computer fit inside a smart lens.
14 April 2014
Amazon is preparing to release a smartphone in the second half of this year, as part of a broad push into hardware that would pit it against Apple and Samsung.
Apple captures billions in revenue every quarter by selling devices, music, and movies, but it could be missing out on a big opportunity: big data.
10 April 2014
Global PC shipments fell in Q1 2014, the 8th straight quarter of decline, although the industry got a boost from companies replacing aging computers.
While wearables are an interesting consumer market —even though form, fit, and function remain issues— the money and returns will be seen in the enterprise space.
09 April 2014
Bosch, the world’s largest car-parts maker, is plotting inroads into the world of Google with possible acquisitions.
Home automation company iControl acquired BlackSumac, the maker of the Piper connected home security device. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.