Monthly Archives: March 2012

Sharp-er Hon Hai / Foxconn

Update: IGZO: Vision for the Future [a special advertising section by sharpusa.com in The Wall Street Journal, Jan 7, 2013] which was timed for the CES 2013 opening and was used as a detailed landing site for banners put everywhere … Continue reading

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Nokia trying the first Lumia month in China with China Telecom exclusive

Update: Nokia Recruits Locals to Compete in China [Business Week, March 28, 2012] “In China, the game is far from over,” said Derek Ling, who runs Tianji, China’s biggest professional networking site with 9 million users. “The iPhone is not nearly … Continue reading

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Huawei Enterprise after its 1st year and the 2012 strategy

Huawei Enterprise at CeBIT 2012 – Press Conference – Geoff Johnson, Research VP, Gartner [HuaweiEnterprise YouTube channel, March 13, 2012] Geoff Johnson, Research VP at Gartner, discusses Huawei Enterprise’s position in the market and our range of enterprise business solutions … Continue reading

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Standards-based adaptive layouts in Windows 8 (and IE10)

Windows 8 Consumer Preview: Product Demo [on WindowsVideos YouTube channel, Feb 28, 2012] Jensen Harris from Windows User Experience gives a demo of the Windows 8 Consumer Preview. With Windows 8 (and IE10) Microsoft is carrying out a future-proof web … Continue reading

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James Whittaker’s Quality Software Crusade from Academia to Microsoft, then Google and now back to Microsoft

Updates: Why I joined Microsoft [published: March 21, 2012; written: March 13, 2012] – James Whittaker ‏ @docjamesw 7:06 AM – 20 Mar 12 via web · Details A web futurist is someone who hates the web as it is now and envisions a better future for it. … Continue reading

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MWC 2012: Fuzhou Rockchip Electronics

Follow-up: Core post: China’s HW engineering lead: The Rockchip RK292 series (RK2928 and RK2926) example [Oct 27, 2012] Exclusive : ST Ericsson, Rockchip To Join Windows 8 For ARM Club In 2013 [Feb 29, 2012] Rockchip RK30xx ARM Cortex-A9 announced at Mobile World Congress … Continue reading

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Nokia under transition (as reported by the company)

Note and updates: stock price is up 3.17%  as per above (those numbers are in US$) – see more: Nokia trying the first Lumia month in China with China Telecom exclusive [March 28, 2012] – Nokia seeks to retake China market share [Reuters, March … Continue reading

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