News tagged with market

Microsoft to tap $2-trillion Indian cloud market

Microsoft announced plans Tuesday to offer its commercial cloud services from Indian data centres as it seeks to tap what it calls a $2-trillion market in the country where Internet use is growing rapidly.

Sep 30, 2014
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Marketing to net mums

Mums on the net should be the focus of those carrying out market research as it turns out that the old word-of-mouth benefits to sales are stronger than ever now that the school gathering places, shops and mother and child ...

Apr 29, 2014
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Why Apple is pitching for the health market

Thousands of developers descended on San Fransisco recently to hear about Apple's big plans for the future. One of the highlights was confirmation, after long speculation, that the company would indeed be ...

Jun 12, 2014
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Hewlett-Packard split aims to sharpen focus

Hewlett-Packard announced plans Monday to break itself into two companies, one with a focus on personal computers and printers, and the other on software and enterprise services.

Oct 06, 2014
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Amazon Appstore opens to BlackBerry users

Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry announced Wednesday a deal with Amazon giving its users access to more than 240,000 software applications from the online retailer's Appstore.

Jun 18, 2014
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Verizon to pay $7.4 mn for US privacy violations

US telecom giant Verizon has agreed to pay a $7.4 million fine to settle a probe into its privacy practices, including accessing customer data for marketing purposes, officials said Wednesday.

Sep 03, 2014
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