Sales of iPads slowed during the third quarter, putting a dent in Apple's commanding worldwide market tablet share, which slipped from 65.5 percent in the second quarter to just over half in the third quarter.
Business management software giant SAP wants to leave the desktop and go mobile, according to Sanjay Poonen, who heads the company's mobile division.
Worldwide tablet shipments reached 27.8 million units during the third quarter of 2012, growing 49.5 percent year-over-year and 6.7 percent compared to second-quarter shipments, according to new data from research firm IDC.
Apple chief executive officer Tim Cook criticized the Microsoft Surface tablet as a "compromised and confusing product" during the company's third quarter earnings call, according to a report by ABC News.
Apple is rolling out a refreshed version of its iBooks e-reading application in tandem with the introduction of its new iPad mini, a 7.9-inch tablet slated to reach retail early next month.
Newsweek announced that it will halt publication of its print edition with the Dec. 31 issue and transition to an all-digital, tablet-optimized version early next year. It's far too soon to determine whether Newsweek's shift to digital will turn its fortunes around, but it's clear that tablets are the future of printed media--not to mention the future of companies that sell those books, magazines and newspapers.
Square has abruptly shut down Checker, a pilot service enabling New York City taxi passengers to more efficiently pay their fare via credit card.
Microsoft's getting ready to release its new Surface tablet next week, but concerns have already been expressed about competing products, pricing and licensing issues that could torpedo the launch.
Mojiva is rolling out Mojiva Tab, a new mobile advertising network exclusive to tablet devices like Apple's popular iPad.
Groupon is rolling out Breadcrumb, a new point-of-sale platform enabling restaurants, bars and cafés across the U.S. to run their business via Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPad tablet, which is...