digital media

iCloud Should Add to the Halo Effect for Apple Devices

On Monday, Apple unveiled iCloud, which will allow users to store digital files on remote servers, and access them through smartphones, PCs or tablets. This should give a boost to iTunes, but that accounts for only about 2% of Apple's value. The real gain will be in how iCloud adds to the appeal of Apple's more lucrative devices.

Motorola Buys Zecter to Drive Motoblur Growth

Motorola snapped up virtual media storage maker Zecter, moving to bolster its Motoblur service and drive growth ahead of its split next month into Motorola Mobility and Motorola Solutions.

Making a Well-Placed Bet on China's Growth

One Chinese company that stands to benefit from China's boom is tiny and little known COGO Group, which provides some of the nuts-and-bolts components and expertise that local manufacturers need to produce high-performance and top-quality products.