How satisfied are customers with Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system? According to a new survey from the University of Michigan, not as satisfied as with Windows 7, but still better than Vista. Yahoo is making big moves across the board. On the heels of the billion-dollar Tumblr acquisition, Yahoo is beefing up storage on Flickr, its photo-sharing service, to 1 terabyte, and revamping its photo stream. Putting the kibosh on its efforts to build out a public cloud, Dell has announced a new program to offer a choice of cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service through a central marketplace of partners. Apple's iPhone has taken a favorability hit in the latest American Consumer Satisfaction Index, an annual survey of 70,000 consumers, while Samsung and Motorola put in strong gains. Marc Benioff, CEO of Salesforce.com, built a technology company worth $27 billion on the back of a very simple slogan: "No Software." Now he wants to find more growth in another big idea.
Dell's Dismal Quarter Shows PC Maker's Challenges Dell's financial decay worsened during its latest quarter as the company slashed its personal computer prices in response to the growing popularity of smartphones and tablets in the beleaguered industry.
U.S. Defense Department Gives iOS 6 Security OK In a vote of confidence for Apple's iOS devices, the Defense Department has given the all-clear for employees to use iPads and iPhones for work. But only those running iOS 6, and only if issued by the government.
Qualcomm CEO Eyes Smartphone Growth With more than 6 billion mobile phones on the planet and population growth jumping in many corners of the world, Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs is sharing his thoughts on the future of the devices we love.