In war, the saying goes, the enemy of your enemy is your friend. But in the tech industry, sometimes your enemy is also an important business partner.
Sales of traditional desktop and mobile personal computers are expected to drop 7.6 percent this year as consumers shift to tablets and other devices, a market tracker said Thursday.
A research firm expects Facebook's mobile ad revenue to soar this year, hitting nearly $1 billion a year after the company started to splice ads into its users' mobile phones and tablets.
The head of BlackBerry has taken a swipe at Apple, saying the iPhone's operating system was outdated, while promising thousands of new apps as it prepares to launch its Z10 model in Australia and the US.
The Android operating system accounted for 79 percent of all malware infections on smartphones, and the threat is multiplying, a security firm said Thursday.
Hewlett-Packard Co. is making a tablet computer that uses Google's Android operating system, steering clear of Microsoft's latest tablet-oriented version of Windows, the company said Sunday.
Japanese information technology firm NEC said Thursday it had swung to a net profit in the October-December quarter, thanks in part to improved sales in defence systems and mobile networks.
The Mozilla Foundation on Tuesday unveiled two preview smartphones as it invited developers to try its new open-source mobile operating system challenging Apple's iOS and Google's Android.
Apple and Google extended their dominance in the US smartphone market as 2012 neared its close, industry tracker comScore said on Thursday.