The backstory of the struggling cellphone maker's newest devices - and the unlikely executive leading the charge.
FORTUNE -- Since Stephen Elop became CEO of Nokia in 2010 he has made a series of bold moves, from releasing a rally-the-troops memo comparing the flailing mobile-phone maker to a man on a burning platform to hitching the company's future to Microsoft's Windows operating system. His other daring deed? Assigning the crucial task MOREMichal Lev-Ram, writer - Sep 5, 2012 10:35 AM ET
Qualcomm settled its patent disputes years ago. Now, it's looking for a surge in growth from the mobile sector.
FORTUNE -- While much of the mobile industry is still reeling from last week's Apple-Samsung verdict, at least one wireless giant—Qualcomm—is confident the outcome won't hurt its business. The San Diego-based company's chips are found in hundreds of different smartphone models, and as long as the industry as a whole continues to MOREMichal Lev-Ram, writer - Aug 31, 2012 9:22 AM ET
Tablets and smartphones have invaded corporate America. Now many offices are changing to cope.
FORTUNE -- Companies will soon be spending upwards of $1.3 trillion annually to equip employees with mobile devices and apps, according to Forrester Research. By 2016 an estimated 350 million smartphones will be brought to the office; overall tablet shipments are expected to outpace those of notebooks that year as well. Problem is, most corporate digs are MOREMichal Lev-Ram, writer - Aug 7, 2012 5:00 AM ET
The startup's CEO and co-founder, Erika Trautman, says its technology can be used by anyone, from fifth graders to cable companies.
FORTUNE -- Millions of people watch funny cat videos on YouTube, but the experience mostly consists of sitting back and hitting play, pause or stop. Now a small company called Flixmaster is trying to make the online viewing experience more interactive. How? By providing easy-to-use tools that let publishers and MOREMichal Lev-Ram, writer - Jul 18, 2012 3:01 PM ET
The days of free Wi-Fi might be numbered.
FORTUNE -- Remember the days when mobile operators shunned Wi-Fi? Times have changed.
"There was resistance to Wi-Fi by the mobile operators before, but that has just gone away," Selina Lo, CEO of Ruckus Wireless, said during a panel on how companies can spin opportunity from technological constraints, which took place at Fortune's Brainstorm Tech conference in Aspen. Indeed, mobile operators are now looking MOREMichal Lev-Ram, writer - Jul 18, 2012 1:33 PM ET
Plans to invest $3 to $5 million per round
FORTUNE -- Got an innovative storage startup? Dell may want to give you some cash. The computer maker is launching a $60 million early stage storage fund, announced by CEO Michael Dell at Fortune's Brainstorm Tech conference in Aspen.
"Dell has a long history in seed investments in interesting technology companies," Dell told the audience at Brainstorm. "We really believe in this explosion MOREMichal Lev-Ram, writer - Jul 17, 2012 2:12 PM ET
The troubled technology maker's management is headed for a testy shareholder meeting.
FORTUNE -- Research in Motion CEO Thorsten Heins will face a tough crowd Tuesday morning: investors. The beleaguered company's annual shareholders' meeting takes place in Waterloo, Ont. later today, providing a forum for frustrated investors to vent -- and an opportunity for RIM (RIMM) to clarify its strategy.
The BlackBerry maker's stock price has plummeted about 95% since its height MOREMichal Lev-Ram, writer - Jul 10, 2012 6:08 AM ET
Silicon Valley's masters of sexy tech investments are betting on something less glitzy -- but just as vital.
FORTUNE -- Andreessen Horowitz has invested in hot social media companies like Facebook (FB), Airbnb, Pinterest and Twitter. But the venture capital firm's newest and largest best is on a far less sexy startup that you've probably never heard of: GitHub.
In simple terms, GitHub is an online repository for developers to store and MOREMichal Lev-Ram, writer - Jul 9, 2012 5:14 PM ET
Competitors not taking Google's attempts to make inroads in enterprise software are kidding themselves. They should be worried.
FORTUNE -- Google has long been criticized for a lack of focus, and some doubt its commitment to enterprise customers.But the company formerly known as a search engine believes that it's got the right approach -- build great consumer tools and corporate customers will eventually follow -- even if it takes years for MOREMichal Lev-Ram, writer - Jul 5, 2012 10:30 AM ET
First quarter results offer a grim look inside the troubled Blackberry maker. The company will fire 5,000 employees and delay its upcoming operating system.
FORTUNE -- BlackBerry maker Research in Motion reported a wider-than-expected loss and yet another delay of its long-awaited BlackBerry 10 operating system on Thursday, marking a new low point in the company's downward spiral.
The bad news isn't entirely surprising. Just last month, newish CEO Thorsten Heins warned MOREMichal Lev-Ram, writer - Jun 28, 2012 4:43 PM ET
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