Latest Ted Schadler Stories

2011-02-01 12:30:00

IBM wants to dislodge Microsoft's desktop-bound business software by soliciting an update of its Lotus programs designed to harness the mobility and collaboration possible through cloud computing.  IBM invited Research In Motion's co-Chief Executive Jim Balsillie to the stage during an IBM conference in Orlando on Monday to display IBM's newest wares on RIM's unreleased PlayBook tablet. The move to cloud-computing is linked to the booming use of smartphones and tablet computers,...

2005-10-22 03:05:00

LOS ANGELES -- Hollywood is gearing up for an ugly war over rival DVD formats, but the real battle may be in keeping customers hooked on physical discs at all. "The irony of this format war is that it comes at the tail end of the century-long era of physical media," said Ted Schadler, analyst with Forrester Research. "While a high-definition video format does bring benefits over today's standard-definition discs, in movies as in music consumers are moving beyond shiny discs," said Schadler....

2005-10-19 15:30:00

LOS ANGELES -- Technology group Forrester Research on Wednesday declared Blu-Ray, a new DVD format backed by electronics makers led by Sony Corp as the winner in a heated battle over next-generation DVD technology. "Two groups are competing for control of high-definition DVD formats to be launched in the spring of 2006. After a long and tedious run up to launch, it is now clear to Forrester that the Sony-led Blu-Ray format will win," said Forrester Research analyst Ted Schadler in a report....

Word of the Day
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.