Open Source Office Software Suites For The Enterprise That Can Rival Microsoft Office 2019

Open-source office software is increasingly proving to be a worthy alternative to licensed office software suites, say analysts and industry experts. According to Sanchit Vir Gogia, chief analyst, founder and CEO of Greyhound Research, a lot of organizations are using…

Amazon To Take On Google With Mobile Browser #GreyhoundStandpoint

Online retail giant Amazon has launched an Android-based mobile browser with limited availability in an apparent bid to take on Google in the Internet game. The new product ‘Internet’ is a 2MB browser that currently works only on limited Android…

The Google-HTC deal is good for Google, bad news for Apple and Samsung: Analysts

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Why Google winning ‘fair use’ lawsuit against Oracle is good, bad and ugly

The long drawn courtroom drama between Oracle and Google finally saw a slice of victory for the latter. A jury in a U.S district court unanimously upheld claims by Google that its use of Oracle’s Java development platform to create…

Docoss X1 Android phone at Rs 888: Why the price is hard to believe

Docoss X1 and Freedom 251 by Ringing Bells are two really cheap smartphones — at least on paper — that have managed to grab attention in India. Docoss X1 costs Rs 888 and offers 4-inch display with 1GB RAM with 4GB storage (32GB…

Mobility Cloud to define the future of Computing

Building new types of computers, constructing an intelligent cloud and helping companies increase productivity are the three “interlocking ambitions” he wants Microsoft Corp. to pursue “boldly”, CEO Satya Nadella said in a conversation on Thursday. “Satya did great justice to…

Microsoft to focus on reviving falling India mobile market share

Microsoft Corp. created quite a stir earlier this year when its employees showed up in orange trucks in 400 small Indian cities and posed a challenged for people using basic, low-end smartphones: to compare their phones with the company’s recently…

Selling iPad Pro to Indian enterprises no cake walk for Apple

For its big day, Apple made sure to create much hype around one product iPad Pro much in advance. And, the launch of the tablet cum laptop targeted at business customers became the highlight of the Apple event. On Sep 9,…

Analysts don’t see Apple iPadPro take a big bite of Indian Enterprise pie

From the demos and the presence of Microsoft touting its productivity applications like Office 360 and Adobe with Photoshop, it was clear that Apple's big iPad Pro announcement was about business users. Thus far, the iPad was seen as a content…

Google to continue to sharpen focus on India

Google Inc. is continuing to sharpen its focus on its India business by attempting to get more non-English speaking users online, providing more offline content to users with poor bandwidth, boosting the growth of its Android ecosystem, and helping more…

Office 2016 – A New Chapter In Microsoft’s History

On September 22, 2015, Microsoft announced the launch of it's new office, Office 2016. This is a significant announcement post the launch of Windows 10 which has been touted to be the company’s last official Operating System. Over and beyond the…

Google to continue to sharpen focus on India

Google Inc. is continuing to sharpen its focus on its India business by attempting to get more non-English speaking users online, providing more offline content to users with poor bandwidth, boosting the growth of its Android ecosystem, and helping more…

Microsoft to open new window to computing

Microsoft Corp., the world’s biggest software company, is doing the unthinkable. It is readying to deploy its new operating system (OS), Windows 10, on the cloud. Labelled “Windows as a service”, the company will provide free upgrades to users of Windows…

KeyPoint plans to raise £10 million

Move meant to accelerate product rollouts and enter growth markets in Europe, Americas and Asia-Pacific KeyPoint Technologies (UK) Ltd, the company behind the Adaptxt predictive keyboard application, is looking to raise £10 million by December to accelerate product rollouts and…

Enterprise Mobility – Value Lies In Data, Not Device

About The Author: Sanchit Vir Gogia is the Chief Analyst & CEO of Greyhound Research, an independent IT & Telecom Research & Advisory firm. He also serves as Founder & CEO of Greyhound Knowledge Group that operates under four brands –…

In India, Microsoft Starts Global Rebranding Of Mobile Outlets

Redmond, US-based Microsoft Corp., which acquired Finnish firm Nokia Oyj’s mobile handset business for $7.2 billion last year, has started a global rebranding of its retail outlets, starting with India, which hosts nearly half of all such outlets. The rebranding…

In India, Microsoft Starts Global Rebranding of Mobile Outlets

Redmond, US-based Microsoft Corp., which acquired Finnish firm Nokia Oyj’s mobile handset business for $7.2 billion last year, has started a global rebranding of its retail outlets, starting with India, which hosts nearly half of all such outlets. The rebranding…

Catch Sanchit Vir Gogia talk about MWC 2015 on NDTV Prime

The Mobile World Congress 2015 was not just about the launch of new smart devices. It was a show that brought into light 'Internet of Things'. This segment covers MWC 2015 in general, the Smart devices launched and what it means…

Hacking Of SIM Card By Spy Agencies Raises Fears Of Sensitive Documents Being Leaked

The hacking of SIM-card and digital security services providerGemalto by American and British spy agencies has raised fears that sensitive communications, by the Indian government and hundreds of domestic companies, may have been at the risk of being spied on.…

Hacking of SIM Card By Spy Agencies Raises Fears Of Sensitive Documents Being Leaked

The hacking of SIM-card and digital security services provider Gemalto by American and British spy agencies has raised fears that sensitive communications, by the Indian government and hundreds of domestic companies, may have been at the risk of being spied…

Hacking Of SIM Card By Spy Agencies Raises Fears Of Sensitive Documents Being Leaked

The hacking of SIM-card and digital security services provider Gemalto by American and British spy agencies has raised fears that sensitive communications, by the Indian government and hundreds of domestic companies, may have been at the risk of being spied…

Enterprise Mobility – Value Lies In Data, Not Device Alone

Times have changed, and so has how we use smartphones. From their earlier simplistic use of fetching email and contacts, smartphones are now the powerhouse for consumers and business users who use mobile gadgets for accessing applications and surf the…

Directi launches voice app Ringo, allows to make overseas calls without internet

Directi has launched an app, Ringo, which allows users to make overseas calls without the Internet, Wi-Fi or carrier minutes at rates that it claims are about 70% lower than those offered by mobile phone companies and credit based calls…

Google’s Android One Bet On Asia

Seldom has a global technology company launched a global product or programme in Asia. On 15 September, at an event that rivalled its annual I/O developer conference in San Francisco, Google Inc. did precisely that when it launched the first family of…

#GreyhoundInMedia: #Google’s #AndroidOne bet on #Asia #Press #Media #Mint @Google

Seldom has a global technology company launched a global product or programme in Asia. On 15 September, at an event that rivalled its annual I/O developer conference in San Francisco, Google Inc. did precisely that when it launched the first family of…

#GreyhoundInMedia: Rs 1,999 smartphones could help bring the internet to millions in India #Press #Media #Scroll

But because key retailers are selling only online, the great unwired will be hard to reach at first. On Tuesday last week, Google launched the low-price Android One smartphone, attempting to target the ever-shrinking price gap between smartphones and phones without…

Rs 1,999 smartphones could help bring the internet to millions in India

But because key retailers are selling only online, the great unwired will be hard to reach at first. On Tuesday last week, Google launched the low-price Android One smartphone, attempting to target the ever-shrinking price gap between smartphones and phones without…

#GreyhoundInMedia: Google pitches Android One to almost a billion Indian users #Press #Media #Nikkei

India's multi-billion-dollar smartphone market is heating up with the launch of Google's much-awaited $105 Android One smartphone Android One is competing in the 7,000-10,000 rupee ($115-164) mid-price segment. Sanchit Gogia, chief analyst and CEO at Greyhound Research, believes it offers…

Google pitches Android One to almost a billion Indian users

India's multi-billion-dollar smartphone market is heating up with the launch of Google's much-awaited $105 Android One smartphone Android One is competing in the 7,000-10,000 rupee ($115-164) mid-price segment. Sanchit Gogia, chief analyst and CEO at Greyhound Research, believes it offers…