Nancy Gohring

Nancy 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.

Nadella really meant it when he said Microsoft is platform agnostic

Hortonworks investment could be a cloud play for HP

Hortonworks investment could be a cloud play for HP

HP announced a $50 million equity investment in Hortonworks -- and appointed its head of cloud to the Hortonworks board.

Microsoft's cloud business is on fire

Microsoft's cloud business is on fire

Microsoft again doubled revenues in its cloud business, reaching a $4.4 billion annual run rate.

Layoffs signal Microsoft is throwing in the towel on hardware (mostly)

Layoffs signal Microsoft is throwing in the towel on hardware (mostly)

Microsoft's layoffs, combined with recent comments from executives, indicate that the company plans to use hardware only to show OEMs how it's done, not with the goal of bringing in a significant revenue stream.

Does anyone need BaaS when you've got IBM/Apple?

Does anyone need BaaS when you've got IBM/Apple?

With scores of mobile apps coming from IBM, some businesses will decide that an off-the-shelf app designed for their vertical is better than building a custom app.

Another day, another plan to unite the Internet of Things

Another day, another plan to unite the Internet of Things

Google's Nest, ARM, Freescale, Samsung and others are behind a new effort to create mesh networking technology ideal for the Internet of Things. It joins other groups also trying to unite otherwise incompatible software and hardware...

In face of new AWS competition, FeedHenry looks to the field

In face of new AWS competition, FeedHenry looks to the field

With new features from FeedHenry, businesses can easily build mobile apps for field workers, letting people fill out forms, attach photos, and collect data from barcode readers from iOS, Android, and Windows Phone devices.

With RelateIQ buy, Salesforce gets relationship intelligence

With RelateIQ buy, Salesforce gets relationship intelligence

Salesforce scooped up RelateIQ, a service that pulls email, calendar, and phone data as well as information from social media sites into a CRM service that mines the data to make suggestions for users.

The three most important things in Satya Nadella's mega-memo

The three most important things in Satya Nadella's mega-memo

In a lengthy memo, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella hinted at changes to come.

BlackBerry stubbornly continues to ignore consumerization

BlackBerry stubbornly continues to ignore consumerization

BlackBerry squarely aims the Passport at business users, ignoring that people want one phone for work and for play.

This company saved $300k on insurance by giving employees Fitbits

This company saved $300k on insurance by giving employees Fitbits

Armed with data collected from employee fitness wearables, Appirio convinced its insurance company to knock off nearly $300,000 from its bill.

Microsoft chooses open approach for the Internet of Things

Microsoft chooses open approach for the Internet of Things

With Microsoft's decision to join the AllSeen Alliance, following the unveiling of more closed ecosystems by Apple and Google, a competition between open and closed is playing out in the Internet of Things.

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