Stories by Nancy Gohring

Palm CEO: We could have been bigger than Droid

If Palm's WebOS products had gone on sale at Verizon before Motorola's Droid, Palm's fortunes today would be very different, the company's CEO said Thursday during its third-quarter earnings call."

Written by Nancy Gohring22 March 10 07:15

Microsoft researchers test microblogging service

Microsoft plans to start a small-scale pilot of a microblogging service aimed at business users that it has been experimenting with in Office Labs.

Written by Nancy Gohring20 March 10 08:19

First Data, Tyfone work on mobile wallet

Tyfone is putting the pieces together for a commercial mobile wallet offering, forming an alliance with First Data.

Written by Nancy Gohring17 March 10 05:01

Windows Mobile apps won't work on new phones

While Microsoft still isn't commenting on whether current Windows Mobile phones will be upgradeable to its new Windows Phone 7 software, it has finally officially revealed that existing applications won't work on the new platform.

Written by Nancy Gohring08 March 10 06:19

Federal CIO describes problems, changes in IT

In describing ways that the Obama administration hopes to use IT to better serve the U.S. people, Federal CIO Vivek Kundra described some disturbing inefficiencies in the government today.

Written by Nancy Gohring08 March 10 06:49

Google buys DocVerse

With its acquisition of DocVerse, announced Friday, Google is offering an online component to Microsoft Word before Microsoft does so itself.

Written by Nancy Gohring08 March 10 07:17

Ballmer says he has bet the company on the cloud

Seventy percent of the 40,000 people who work on software at Microsoft are in some way working in the cloud, CEO Steve Ballmer said Thursday at the University of Washington.

Written by Nancy Gohring05 March 10 07:27

Microsoft says Google shouldn't be so quick to point fingers

Microsoft and Google are stepping up their war of words. This time it's Microsoft's turn: It says Google is pointing fingers rather than addressing the European Commission's investigation into the search giant.

Written by Nancy Gohring01 March 10 10:01

PocketGear buys Handango

PocketGear on Tuesday said it acquired Handango, creating the biggest cross-platform mobile application store.

Written by Nancy Gohring24 Feb. 10 07:37

EPIC files privacy complaint against Google Buzz

Despite the changes that Google has made to Buzz following negative reaction to the service, the Electronic Privacy Information Center has filed a complaint with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission charging the search giant with violating user privacy.

Written by Nancy Gohring18 Feb. 10 07:05

US FCC plans for 100M bps to 100 million households

U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski on Tuesday laid out some details, including an ambitious "100 Squared" initiative, that will be part of the agency's National Broadband Plan that it will send to Congress in March.

Written by Nancy Gohring17 Feb. 10 06:48