Articles By Chris Lau

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BlackBerry outsources smartphone business

The highlight of BlackBerry’s last quarter was its announcement that it would stop making smartphones directly. The media was all...

October 5th, 2016 Chris Lau

Apple MacBooks get updated with MacOS Sierra

Apple is taking the right steps forward updating its operating system. After refreshing iOS to version 10, it released macOS...

September 26th, 2016 Chris Lau

Expect enterprises to adopt BlackBerry’s BES 12 for device management

Since releasing BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 (“BES 10”) in 2013, BlackBerry reported light sales for the Mobile Device Management server...

September 12th, 2016 Chris Lau

Why ultrabooks are gaining favour in the enterprise

Ultrabooks are gaining tremendous levels of popularity in the consumer and enterprise space. They offer the best of both worlds...

August 29th, 2016 Chris Lau
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BlackBerry is back (really)

At every smartphone refresh cycle, which occurs annually in the summer ahead of the back to school rush, BlackBerry releases...

August 4th, 2016 Chris Lau

How HP is finding its stride

Since splitting into two, HP is finding a new stride. The company is building great hardware and enterprise software sales...

July 20th, 2016 Chris Lau

Does BlackBerry ending the classic device make sense?  

BlackBerry fans are in an uproar over the company’s decision to wind down the Classic. “Change is necessary,” they say....

July 11th, 2016 Chris Lau
From left: LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, and LinkedIn cofounder and controlling shareholder Reid Hoffman in a promotional image released after the companies announced that Microsoft would be acquiring LinkedIn on June 13.

Here’s why Microsoft chose LinkedIn

Microsoft’s LinkedIn acquisition topped headlines and confounded tech experts. The price of US$26.2 billion paid, the biggest in Microsoft’s history,...

June 24th, 2016 Chris Lau
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Why Microsoft quitting mobile is “nonsense”

After failing to grow market share, Microsoft cut up to 1,850 jobs on May 25 and will recognize USD $950...

June 8th, 2016 Chris Lau

IBM Steps Up GPU Power for the Cloud

IBM Corp. announced on Thursday (May 19) Nvidia power on IBM cloud. Cloud computing is becoming an increasingly powerful option...

May 20th, 2016 Chris Lau