CIOs and CMOs say all the right stuff about working together, but when the rubber meets the road, little has changed.
When it comes to infighting and backbiting, there’s no place like the executive suite. It sort of makes you wonder why anyone wants to be there.
Thin is in, as always, but recent breakthroughs in printed and flexible electronics herald a whole new age of gadgets, imaging devices and user interfaces.
According to Clorox CIO Ralph Loura, companies can no longer function by walling off their marketing from IT departments. IT is in everything, requiring much closer collaboration between the CIO and CMO.
Thin Film Electronics ASA, a maker of disposable memory used in toys, has developed a way to add computing to its chips. This means it can offer thin, disposable tracking tags for a few cents apiece, providing a valuable component for the Internet of things.
Evidence has emerged to back up the theory that Apple’s next iPhone iteration will have a 5-megapixel camera. It comes by way of DigiTimes, which reports that supplier OmniVision (S OVTI) has received a sizable order for the parts necessary for the improvement.
The current model only sports a 3-megapixel sensor, which is on par with a lot of devices, but many direct iPhone competitors have begun offering better resolution hardware. Five megapixels isn’t a lot compared to most point-and-shoot cameras on the market right now, but it’s likely enough for most people’s standard usage, and should help the iPhone become even more popular than it already is on sites like Flickr (s yhoo). Read More about Rumor Has It: 4th-Gen iPhone to Have 5-Megapixel Camera