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Microsoft Unified Office Application Provides A Glimpse Into Mobile Future

Microsoft Unified Office Application Provides A Glimpse Into Mobile Future

The News: Last November, Microsoft took the official wraps off a preview of its new, lightweight unified Office mobile app for iOS and Android. Today, February 19, Microsoft is making this app generally available worldwide to users on those mobile platforms. (Note: Microsoft actually made the Android version of the app available yesterday in the Play Store.) Read the full news item on ...
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Virigin Galactic’s Shares Soar 200% So Far This Year – What’s Different About This

Virigin Galactic’s Shares Soar 200% So Far This Year – What’s Different About This

The News: Shares of Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic (SPCE) soared more than 20 percent at one point during this week, putting the space tourism company on track for a seven-day winning streak. This means the company stock is up 160 percent so far in 2020. Shares are surging with the much-anticipated launch of Virgin’s commercial space service. The private space ...
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Microsoft’s ElectionGuard Software Could Have Far-Reaching Impact

Microsoft’s ElectionGuard Software Could Have Far-Reaching Impact

The News: There hasn’t been much news around the launch of Microsoft’s ElectionGuard software, but it could be a very big deal—not for the 2020 election season, but perhaps for the midterm elections in 2022. A small group of voters in the Wisconsin town of Fulton tested the product yesterday, on Election Day, as they cast votes for the local ...
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Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon X60, Its 3rd Generation 5G Modem-RF System

Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon X60, Its 3rd Generation 5G Modem-RF System

The News: Qualcomm Inc. on Tuesday introduced the Snapdragon X60, a new 5G Modem designed to connect mobile phones to 5G networks that operate differently around the world. Qualcomm is the world’s biggest supplier of mobile phone chips. The San Diego, California-based company said its new X60 modem chip, along with a new antenna chip, will be the first to ...
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China Chipping Away at Smart Speaker Market as Amazon Maintains Lead

China Chipping Away at Smart Speaker Market as Amazon Maintains Lead

The News: The global smart speaker market reached a new high in 2019 with sales of 146.9 million units, an increase of 70 percent on 2018, according to new research from Strategy Analytics. Amazon remained the leading brand with a share of 26.2 percent, down from 33.7 percent 2018. Google retained second place with a 20.3 percent share, also down ...
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