Bill Gates to return to Microsoft?

December 9, 2011

Bill Gates to return to Microsoft? On ZDNet, looks at reports of a potential comeback. ” Gates has his hands full running the Gates Foundation right now. It’s obvious he is thoroughly engaged in what he’s doing. Gates denied, as recently as July 2011, that he planned to make a return to the company he started and from which he resigned his day-to-day duties back in 2008,” she writes. What’s your opinion?

Android, BlackBerry phone owners favour Apple tablet On The Register, Tony Smith looks at OS brand loyalty. “BlackBerry owners proved even more covetous of the Apple tablet. Some 53 per cent of them want an iPad, but only 8.5 per cent want a BlackBerry PlayBook. Kindle Fire? 12 per cent. Samsung Galaxy Tab? 11 per cent,” he writes. What’s your opinion?

BYOD requires enterprise awareness, ProfitLine execs say On MSPmentor, reports on the trends and what some execs have to say about it. “Several research firms like Gartner Inc. and Forrester Research have pinpointed the cutoff line for managing your own devices at about 1,500 before the complexity becomes too overwhelming. That’s when companies like ProfitLine come in. ProfitLine handles the procurement and fulfillment of mobile device requests, negotiates carrier contracts and offers a 24/7 call center and help desk support service,” he writes. What’s your opinion?

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