In a rare interview, Guo Ping, rotating and acting CEO of China's Huawei, discusses how his powerful company is organized.
FORTUNE -- Huawei's massive presence at this year's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona couldn't be missed. Conference-goers were greeted with the Chinese telecom giant's electronic ads as soon as they stepped off the plane in the Spanish city. The company set up not one but two sprawling booths at the show MOREMichal Lev-Ram, writer - Feb 28, 2013 11:20 AM ET
Android head Andy Rubin says the rumors aren't true - Google isn't planning on opening retail stores.
FORTUNE -- Apple's done it. Microsoft's doing it. And now Samsung's doing it too. But Google -- at least according to Android head Andy Rubin -- has no plans to open up its own shops.
Rubin addressed recent rumors that Google (GOOG) is looking into opening retail stores at this week's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, telling a MOREMichal Lev-Ram, writer - Feb 26, 2013 2:23 PM ET
The chip maker got out of the consumer device business long ago. It's now realizing that it can no longer afford to take a backseat, even if it doesn't sell directly to mobile users.
FORTUNE -- Anyone who witnessed Qualcomm's opening keynote at the recent Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas knows that the mobile chipmaker is trying to get some mass market attention. What else could explain guest appearances by Big MOREMichal Lev-Ram, writer - Feb 19, 2013 10:00 AM ET
Hot startup Dropbox is now courting corporations.
FORTUNE -- Dropbox, the fast-growing file-sharing service, has attracted over 100 million users. But it's not yet won the hearts of IT departments, many of whom are anxious about employees using the site to store and share files that may contain private corporate data.
On Tuesday, the San Francisco-based startup announced a new set of tools IT administrators can use to better track and control MOREMichal Lev-Ram, writer - Feb 12, 2013 3:13 PM ET
Millions of people are familiar with Samsung-made smartphones or TVs. But their knowledge of the Korean electronics giant often stops there, according to a new survey from market research firm Harris Interactive.
FORTUNE -- Even if you use a Galaxy phone, how much do you really know about the company that made it? Can you name Samsung's chief executive officer? Or, for that matter, any of the conglomerate's top leaders? Do you MOREMichal Lev-Ram, writer - Feb 12, 2013 12:11 PM ET
The Korean giant is serious about making a splash on Apple's home turf.
FORTUNE -- Last December, a piece in the MIT Technology Review revealed that Young Sohn, Samsung Electronics' new Silicon Valley-based chief strategy officer, uses Apple products at home. The article, titled "Why Samsung's Man in Silicon Valley Uses Apple Devices," made waves in the press and garnered a lot of unwanted attention for the surging Korean electronics manufacturer. MOREMichal Lev-Ram, writer - Feb 5, 2013 10:51 AM ET
With Splunk, Godfrey Sullivan pulled off one of 2012's strongest IPOs. But it's his hobbies and no-drama management that have made his reputation.
FORTUNE -- Godfrey Sullivan has an odd idea of fun. For the past two decades the 59-year-old chairman and CEO of data analytics firm Splunk has competed in a little-known type of race called Ride and Tie: Two partners alternate between riding a horse and running on long, MOREMichal Lev-Ram, writer - Feb 1, 2013 5:00 AM ET
From the labs, a ready-made revolution in big data.
FORTUNE -- The fastest-growing product in SAP's 40-year history isn't a business software application, and it wasn't invented within the German company's massive research and development labs at the request of its co-CEOs. Rather, HANA, a new in-memory database technology capable of speeding up complex computations, was developed by a handful of university students and spearheaded by none other than SAP's 69-year-old MOREMichal Lev-Ram, writer - Jan 31, 2013 10:25 AM ET
World domination? Check. Now the electronics giant must step out of its comfort zone and not simply focus on increasing market share.
FORTUNE -- It's been a very good year for Samsung Electronics. Late last week the Korean hardware giant announced that its fourth-quarter profit rose a whopping 76% from the year before, mainly due to strong sales of its popular Galaxy line of smartphones. Overall, the company shipped an estimated MOREMichal Lev-Ram, writer - Jan 28, 2013 9:28 AM ET
South Korea's Samsung is trampling rivals and gunning for Apple. Can its hot streak last?
FORTUNE -- To understand how Samsung -- yes, Samsung -- became America's No. 1 mobile phonemaker and thorn in Apple's side, it's helpful to rewind to last fall. On a mid-September morning, Apple (AAPL) CEO Tim Cook stepped onto a stage in San Francisco to unveil the iPhone 5. Several hundred miles away, in a Wolfgang MOREMichal Lev-Ram, writer - Jan 22, 2013 5:00 AM ET
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