Saturday, July 13, 2024

IBM 2nd in tech ranking

For the first time since 1996 IBM’s market value has exceeded Microsoft’s. IBM’s closing price on September 29 was $214 billion while Microsoft’s was a shade behind at $213.2b. The values cap a sustained period in which IBM’s share price has moved steadily upward as Microsoft’s has generally been in decline. The growth means IBM ... Read more

Facebook elbows past Microsoft in UK

More visitors than everyone except Google Facebook has overtaken Microsoft as the UK’s second most popular web site behind Google, according to figures revealed on Monday by online measurement body UKOM/Nielsen.  The social networking site recorded 26.8 million visits last month from people in the UK, many of them over the age of 50

Nokia and Microsoft sign strategic tie-up

Nokia has confirmed its long-rumoured deal with Microsoft under which Windows Phone will become the firm’s primary smartphone operating system, going head-to-head with Google Android and Apple’s iPhone. In the strategic partnership deal, the two companies will use their “complementary strengths and expertise to create a new global mobile ecosystem”