Forbes has this week published their list of the world’s largest public companies, known as the Forbes Global 2000. Covering 61 countries and scoring by combining a score of revenues, profits, assets and market value, it announced that Apple is the biggest tech company in the world.
As of 6th April, Apple’s sales came in at $200 billion with a net profit of $45 billion and assets of $260 billion. This compares to Samsung with $195 billion in sales, $22 billion in profits and $210 billion in assets. With a market capital of $740 billion, Apple has also been recognized as the world’s most valuable company. Continue reading →
BlackBerry have launched a cloud based enterprise mobility management (EMM); BES12 Cloud, and have invited potential users to a live webcast on 9th April.
BES12 Cloud offers all the core functions of the on premise version of BES12, but with greater ease and simplicity to manage and deploy, all without the need to pay out and maintain onsite equipment. It offers clients more flexibility and choice in managing and securing their mobile solution while supporting a broad range of device policies, all via the browser. As per the BES12 onsite solution, BES12 Cloud offers management of iOS, Android, Windows Phone and of course BlackBerry devices. Continue reading →
Users of BlackBerry 10 handsets that have upgraded to the latest 10.3.1 software can now use BlackBerry Blend. This useful piece of software can be installed on Windows PCs, Macs, iPads and Android tablets and provides a seamless and secure connection to the handset. Continue reading →
Early this month, Apple released a report on its latest sales figures, showing a significant increase in handset sales compared with last year.
Sales of iPhones were 39.3 million handsets compared with 33.8 million in the same quarter last year. As the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus were released during this quarter, this is being seen as the most successful handset launch in Apple’s history accounting for 56% of sales. Continue reading →
BlackBerry announced this week two affirmations of its security: the US Department of Defense approval for use of its BB10 handsets, and certification of its Multi-Platform Mobility Solution. Continue reading →