Fusion Garage launched the 12-inch Linux-based touchscreen joojoo tablet as a web-only device last February for $500. Preorders were reportedly under 100 units. After the collapse of a partnership between tech blogger Michael Arrington of Tech Crunch and Fusion Garage to build an inexpensive tablet for web surfing, Fusion Garage said it would sell the device on its own and under a different name ("juju" means an object with magical powers in West Africa). Arrington sued in late 2009 and the federal lawsuit is ongoing.
InformationWeek Elite 100Our data shows these innovators using digital technology in two key areas: providing better products and cutting costs. Almost half of them expect to introduce a new IT-led product this year, and 46% are using technology to make business processes more efficient.
The UC Infrastructure TrapWorries about subpar networks tanking unified communications programs could be valid: Thirty-one percent of respondents have rolled capabilities out to less than 10% of users vs. 21% delivering UC to 76% or more. Is low uptake a result of strained infrastructures delivering poor performance?