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Thor Olavsrud

Thor Olavsrud is a journalist covering data analytics, security, infrastructure, and networking for CIO.com. He's especially interested in companies that use data to transform their business to tackle problems in innovative ways. As a senior writer, his articles focus on practical insights, analysis, and business use cases that can help CIOs and other IT leaders navigate the shifting IT landscape.

IBM Acquires Worklight to Expand Mobile Capabilities

Signifying the ever-increasing importance of mobile to the enterprise, IBM Tuesday added another company to its arsenal with the...

Apple Blows Past Estimates with $46.3 Billion Quarter

Apple earnings report shocked analysts by topping the company's formal revenue guidance for the holiday quarter by $9.3 billion...

Microsoft Defies Weak PC Market and Analysts Expectations

Despite softness in the PC market, Microsoft Thursday defied expectations to post record earnings of 78 cents per share...

Despite Thailand Floods, Intel Reports Record 2011 Results

After lowering guidance in December due to the knock-on effect of flooding in Thailand that severely disrupted hard disk...

LG Signs Microsoft License Agreements for Android, Chrome

LG Electronics Thursday became the latest in a long line of mobile device manufacturers to ink a licensing deal...

Apple Leads App Stores in Revenue, but Android Is King of Free

In some ways, 2011 was the year of the App Store. The Apple App Store for iPhone and Apple...

Microsoft Windows XP Losing Share to Windows 7

Microsoft appears to be losing ground in the operating system market to itself. The Windows XP operating system shed...

Microsoft Windows Phone 7 Roadmap Leaked

The next release of the Microsoft Windows Phone 7 operating system, dubbed Tango, will be aimed at low-end smartphones...

Apple Reportedly Snaps up Anobit, Will Build R&D Center in Haifa

Apple has reportedly acquired Israeli solid state drive (SSD) controller specialist Anobit for between $400 million and $500 million...

CollabNet: Enterprise Cloud Development to Be Next Wave in 2012

As cloud development platforms mature to include enterprise-grade security and regulatory compliance, enterprise cloud development will come to the...