Nancy Gohring

Writer

Nancy Gohring is a freelance journalist who started writing about mobile phones just in time to cover the transition to digital. She's written about PCs from Hanover, cellular networks from Singapore, wireless standards from Cyprus, cloud computing from Seattle and just about any technology subject you can think of from Las Vegas. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Computerworld, Wired, the Seattle Times and other well-respected publications.

iOS 8: The four biggest opportunities (and challenges) for developers

Twitter Analytics will leave you wishing for more

Twitter Analytics will leave you wishing for more

Twitter Analytics is now open to anyone. But while it might be fun to play around with for a bit, it's likely to leave you wishing you had access to more useful data. ...

Jive is starting to feel more like a feature than a standalone product

Jive is starting to feel more like a feature than a standalone product

Salesforce's update to its Community product this morning puts the spotlight on Jive, one of the few remaining independent social collaboration providers for enterprises. ...

BitTorrent Sync: From hackathon to 10 million installs in 16 months

BitTorrent Sync: From hackathon to 10 million installs in 16 months

BitTorrent Sync, which has had 10 million people sign up to use its cloud-less file sync technology, is rolling out an update designed to make it easier to use. ...

Jawbone's earthquake chart: A good reminder about wearables and privacy

Jawbone's earthquake chart: A good reminder about wearables and privacy

Jawbone published a chart this morning showing its customers in the Bay Area waking up during the recent earthquake. It's a good reminder about how much data is being collected by wearables companies....

Wanna get rich? Don't build an app

Wanna get rich? Don't build an app

ComScore found that six household brands -- Facebook, Google, Apple, Yahoo, Amazon, and eBay -- built nine of the top ten mobile apps, indicating that startups haven't been very successful at building apps that have staying power. ...

Square brings data analytics to the masses

Square brings data analytics to the masses

Setting up data analytics is too tough and expensive for a lot of businesses. New analytics from Square are limited, but a step in the right direction. ...

All Verizon's app store has to do is suck a bit less than Google's

All Verizon's app store has to do is suck a bit less than Google's

Verizon is reportedly spearheading an effort to build a new kind of app store for Android phones. Despite the skeptics, we should all hope Verizon has some success. ...

Amazon Fire Phone: Gimmicks are not resonating with buyers

Amazon Fire Phone: Gimmicks are not resonating with buyers

Research from mobile ad provider Chitika shows that Amazon's Fire Phone probably isn't selling very well. ...

Be prepared if California court's BYOD ruling sticks

Be prepared if California court's BYOD ruling sticks

A California court ruled that businesses must reimburse workers for use of personal cell phones. Should you be worried?...

Neura's novel approach: Baking intelligence into connected devices

Neura's novel approach: Baking intelligence into connected devices

Neura, a startup that has been accepted into Microsoft Ventures' accelerator program, has a novel approach to connecting devices. ...

How LinkedIn hopes to become a gold mine of customers

How LinkedIn hopes to become a gold mine of customers

According to a leaked document, LinkedIn thinks it can build a $1 billion business-to-business marketing business by 2017, thanks to its planned acquisition of Bizo. ...

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