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From CloudEXPO TV Archives: The explosion of new web/cloud/IoT-based applications and the data they generate are transforming our world right before our eyes. In this rush to adopt these new technologies, organizations are often ignoring fundamental questions concerning who owns the data and failing to ask for permission to conduct invasive surveillance of their customers. Are You Seeing DOTS? - Data Ownership and Transparent Surveillance Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here Organizations that are not transparent about how their systems gather data telemetry without offering shared data ownership risk product rejection, regulatory scrutiny and increasing consumer lack of trust in technology in general. Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here In his keynote at @ThingsExpo, Peter Vanderminden, Principal Industry Analyst at Flatiron Strategies, explored the need for organizations to b... (more)

Where Are RIA Technologies Headed in 2008?

I am always being told off by i-technologists for quoting Picasso as having said that computers are useless. But I still love his reasoning? "Because they can only give you answers." Picasso, like AJAXWorld Magazine, liked questions. So we thought we would share with you what some of the world's leading rich Internet application pioneers are thinking may be the next questions that we need to see answered. From that readers can themselves infer where AJAX is headed. What are the top questions to ask next about AJAX? Eric Miraglia of Yahoo! 1.  (From March'08) How do I calculate the ROI of building my RIA on the iPhone SDK vs using AJAX? 2.  How do I assess the performance of my app and decide what to do next to make it faster?  3.  When it comes to accessibility, how do I know what's required of me for my rich web apps?  Beyond what's required, what makes good business se... (more)

Don’t Hold Your Breath For The Facebook Android App

The bad blood between Facebook and Google may go deeper than anyone has really realized to date. The spat became public earlier this year when Facebook banned Google’s Friend Connect, theoretically over security issues (but really over competitive issues). The source of the feud: Facebook chose Microsoft as their ad partner and investor a year ago; Google had already put their money behind MySpace. But beyond that, Google was also quick to compete with Facebook platform by launching Open Social with most of Facebook’s competitors, cementing the ill-will. Now Facebook may be shooting itself in the foot to spite its face (or however the saying goes) by ignoring the new Android platform. From what we hear, Facebook has dedicated exactly zero resources to creating a version of the service for Android, and has no plans to launch anything at all. That’s despite the fact... (more)

iPhone vs Android vs WinMobile: 2-1-1

Now that Google is in, the game is on. As I mentioned in my previous post, software is now ruling the mobile industry. As in the PC world, the big contenders are Apple with iPhone, Google with Android, and Microsoft with Windows Mobile. But the big questions are: which one is better and which one is going to ultimately win? While it is hard to objectively answer this question, here is my first attempt to create a simple score card. I have created a “4 Ss Scorecard” that I think is quite representative of the mobile market need. Openness: The first property is openness, which represents how easy it is for developers to build and deploy applications and users to download and install them. From a user point of view all three phones allow users to easily install applications over the air (aka OTA) or via cradle. From a developer angle, Microsoft and Apple have a si... (more)

Mobile Operators Want Their Ethernet Over Fiber

A new telecom paradigm is on the verge of becoming reality. Not a disruptive technology, not the right brain flash of a new radical idea – rather it is a logical development of existing infrastructure using better operational execution. It is an acknowledgement of fiber optic infrastructure as an inherent requirement in the development of the 4th utility – broadband Internet, compute capacity, and storage as a basic right for all Americans. The “utility” label has merit. Just as we need roads, water, and electricity to function in the modern world, we need communications. Much like the roads, electrical distribution, and water distribution systems crossing North America, the communications infrastructure follows a similar matrix of hubs, spokes, loops, and major exchange points interconnecting every square mile of the continent. The matrix includes a well-interconnec... (more)

Mobile Health News Weekly – Week of January 20, 2013

The Mobile Health News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to mobile health that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends. Also read Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly Also read Field Mobility News Weekly Also read Kevin Benedict’s What’s New in HTML5 Also read M2M News Weekly Also read Mobile Commerce News Weekly Also read Mobility News Weekly Also read SMAC News Weekly According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research the global mHealth market is expected to reach $10.2 billion by 2018 from $1.3 billion in 2012 at an annual rate of 41.5 percent from 2012 to 2018. Read Original Content In 2012 the mHealth sector saw venture capital investments reach $907.7 million, with Q3 and Q4 seeing significantly lower financing than the first t... (more)

LTE Traffic Expected to Grow Over 200% in 2013

The United States has outstanding LTE coverage compared to other markets, however worldwide carriers are beginning to upgrade their networks to deliver the high-speed wireless technology to their customers. According to a new report from ABI Research, the total mobile data traffic for 2012 amounted to 13,412 petabytes, an increase of 69% from 2011 when 3G data usage accounted for 46% of all traffic. The accelerated adoption of 4G LTE is expected to increase in 2013, however. The research firm estimates that LTE data traffic will grow an astonishing 207% year-over-year in 2013, compared to 99% growth for 3G traffic. The increase for LTE traffic comes as a result of added 4G deployments in developed markets throughout the world. There are still a number of markets that have not yet upgraded to the technology, though. Read the full story at Boy Genius Report. ... (more)

In 2014 Big Data Investments Will Account for Nearly $30 Billion - Eventually Accounting for $76 Billion by 2020 End

DALLAS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Amid the proliferation of real time data from sources such as mobile devices, web, social media, sensors, log files and transactional applications, Big Data has found a host of vertical market applications, ranging from fraud detection to R&D. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140821/138541 "Big Data Market: 2014 – 2020 – Opportunities, Challenges, Strategies, Industry Verticals & Forecasts" Key Findings: In 2014 Big Data vendors will pocket nearly $30 Billion from hardware, software and professional services revenues Big Data investments are further expected to grow at a CAGR of nearly 17% over the next 6 years, eventually accounting for $76 Billion by the end of 2020 The market is ripe for acquisitions of pure-play Big Data startups, as competition heats up between IT incumbents Nearly every large scale IT ven... (more)

M:Metrics: Hispanics a Young, Diverse Audience Built for Mobile Advertising

SEATTLE, WA and LONDON -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 05/14/07 -- M:Metrics, the mobile market authority, reports that with 70.9 percent of English-speaking Hispanics consuming mobile content in the United States, they are among the most active, engaged mobile content consumers. The measurement firm finds that the percentage of English-speaking Hispanics who consume media and information far surpasses the market average of 47.9 percent. "This youthful, extremely engaged, interactive group is a gold mine for advertisers, something companies like McDonald's, Coca Cola, Ikea, Univision and Comedy Central have already discovered," observed Evan Neufeld, vice president, consulting and senior analyst. "Hispanics combine a willingness to download and purchase content with a clear propensity to make purchases via their mobiles based on offline media ads. This has created a perfect stor... (more)

Research and Markets: An Essential Report on Mobile Broadband in Canada

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/b7c989/mobile_broadband_i) has announced the addition of the "Mobile Broadband in Canada" report to their offering. Canada is on the edge of a new revolution in mobile services. On the demand side, there is the growing interest in, penetration and usage of broadband services by mobile users. On the supply side, the incumbent mobile carriers have been deploying their 3G networks, introducing leading edge handsets, smartphones and PDAs, and planning their migration to 4G, when eventually a single technology platform will likely transform the supply landscape. At the same time, following the completion of the AWS auction, there is likely to be an increase in the number of mobile networks in Canada. The introduction in Canada by Rogers of the much-awaited iPhone in its new, enhanced 3G version was soon f... (more)

Havas Digital Supercharges Artemis With Greenplum Database and Enterprise Data Cloud Solutions

SAN MATEO, Calif., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Greenplum Software, the pioneer of Enterprise Data Cloud(TM) solutions for large-scale data warehousing and analytics, today announced that Havas Digital, the interactive network of leading global advertising and communications services group Havas Media, is utilizing the Greenplum Database and Enterprise Data Cloud solutions to supercharge its Artemis® marketing decision support system. Havas Digital's Artemis is a proprietary marketing campaign management system that enables users to collect and evaluate data in order to gain a better understanding of advertising campaign performance. The system simplifies the process of data collection at the user level and reporting to help marketers target and optimize digital campaigns through insights gleaned about consumer behavior such as Web site visits, search clicks, banner o... (more)

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