Feeds

Samsung: Never mind Steve Jobs, let's snap off a piece of stylus biz

Demand for vibrating tool is 'expected to rise' - South Korean firm

Beginner's guide to SSL certificates

Steve Jobs famously said of tablets: "If it comes with a stylus, you're doing it wrong", but Samsung is betting the vibrating tools will go big and has just bought a 5 per cent stake in stylus-making company Wacom.

Wacom has already made pens for Samsung, and the new investment lays the foundations for more and better styluses catering to a growing market, according to a statement given by Samsung to the Wall Street Journal.

It’s a strategic investment for increased cooperation with the pen solution company [Wacom], to come up with a differentiated and upgraded pen as such demand is expected to rise

Wacom worked with Samsung on the S pen - the stylus that accompanies the Samsung Galaxy Note phablet. Samsung also offers optional pens - C Pens - for its latest Galaxy phones.

Wacom is a Japanese company with a turnover of $697m and yearly profit of $52.51m and its computer input devices - including tablets and pens - are largely used in the design profession. The Samsung collaboration offers the company a mainstream break. ®

Secure remote control for conventional and virtual desktops

Whitepapers

Free virtual appliance for wire data analytics
The ExtraHop Discovery Edition is a free virtual appliance will help you to discover the performance of your applications across the network, web, VDI, database, and storage tiers.
A strategic approach to identity relationship management
ForgeRock commissioned Forrester to evaluate companies’ IAM practices and requirements when it comes to customer-facing scenarios versus employee-facing ones.
5 critical considerations for enterprise cloud backup
Key considerations when evaluating cloud backup solutions to ensure adequate protection security and availability of enterprise data.
High Performance for All
While HPC is not new, it has traditionally been seen as a specialist area – is it now geared up to meet more mainstream requirements?
Security and trust: The backbone of doing business over the internet
Explores the current state of website security and the contributions Symantec is making to help organizations protect critical data and build trust with customers.