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It came to me whilst watching the London 2012 Olympics and after reading Eric Lai's blog last week, that mentioned Mobile Apps used during the Olympics, that not only is London 2012 aiming to Inspire a Generation but the Mobile age that we are in now will also have the same effect. We ...
Salesforce.com, the enterprise cloud computing company, released the results of a study it commissioned with WSP Environment & Energy, which estimates that customers of salesforce.com's cloud computing services produce 95 percent less carbon, on average, compared with running equivalen...
The telecoms industry is once under attack from falling stocks with Verizon Communications and AT&T Inc both seeing drops of 1.5 percent. Is this a true reflection of how the industry is progressing? Despite low figures the latest Intel acquirement of McAfee adds a new dimension to th...
Does it seem like everyone is ganging up on Adobe these days? Apple and Microsoft have made some bold moves lately in an attempt to prevent Adobe’s Flash technology from transferring the same dominance it has on the PC onto mobile devices. At the recent Mobile World Congress exhibitio...
Today, only three days after the iPad hit the streets, Sybase has announced that Sybase Afaria will support security and management of the knock-out device. Business specific apps will be developed that allow the Mobile Information Worker to take full advantage of the new device. These...
Black Duck Software, which provides comprehensive open source software services, reports that mobile open source thrived in 2009 even as the rest of the high-tech industry lagged behind on account of the recession. The software company also powers Koders.com, a code search engine for ...
Sometime this year the slate HP demo’d at the Consumer Electronics Show is going to go into competition with Apple’s newfangled iPad. HP is kinda ticked that Apple is stealing its thunder. It’s been working on the dingus for five years and says it could have put it out two years ago ...
AppGate Network Security, a company within The Cryptzone Group, will in the next version of its Security Server support Apple's iPhone as a client platform. Now, users of the iPhone will be able to securely login to their company network to safely gain access to corporate information, ...
IBM says it’s putting Notes and Domino collaboration software on mobile and web-connected devices such as the iPhone, Nokia smartphones, thin clients, laptops and desktops used to access corporate applications and business processes. In search of market share it will make Domino Design...
• Standard fixed line routers transformed to provide failsafe back-up when networks fail • Cost effective 3G back-up for remote locations and without internal coverage issues • Wireless Logic integrates SIM technology within Teldat 3GE Routers • First available wireless back-up system ...
The GSMA, which represents the interests of the mobile communications industry, today announced the release of the next set of Rich Communication Suite (RCS) service specifications, RCS Release 2. The GSMA has also launched the RCS DevChallenge, a competition for developers that ...
Nexsan, a leading provider of energy-efficient, long-term disk storage, today announced that ITV, the biggest commercial television network in the UK, has increased the storage capacity and performance for its online broadcasting site, ITV.com, by 20 percent with the high-density SATAB...
CallWave has announced the release of Fuze Meeting, the company’s online conferencing and HD collaboration service. Fuze Meeting provides desktop sharing and HD video collaboration on any desktop, netbook and on select mobile devices. By embracing the recent breakthroughs in virtualiza...
Sybase Unwired Platform is Sybase’s next-generation architecture for Mobile Enterprise Application Platform Development. It provides a set of comprehensive services that allow customers to mobilize appropriate data and business processes for enterprises using virtually any mobile devic...
While the RFID orders for half a billion dollars grab the headlines, RFID is in fact prospering at all levels. Consider the flood of orders at the one million dollar level, spread across the world. On Track Innovations has just supplied 1.5 million RFID cards to the Warsaw Transport De...
So how does this relate to MobileMe? MobileMe is, according to Phil Schiller's keynote, 'Exchange for the rest of us'. What this means is that using MobileMe, you will receive push contacts, push e-mail, and push calendar notifications. This will work with any MobileMe-aware applicatio...
Up to this point, the iPhone has been a device for gadget fanatics and big spenders, while shortcomings like the price and lack of 3G have limited the addressable market considerably. By adding 3G, GPS and enterprise support and lowering the starting price, Apple has just dramatically ...
Red Hat is a trusted open source provider. Red Hat offers enterprise customers a long-term plan for building infrastructures on the quality and innovation of open source. Combining open source operating system platform, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, together with applications, management...
Friday morning the local Fox television station in New York City broke the news - Apple was suing New York City. Six out of 100 of their viewers thought Apple had the right to sue the City, but 94 out of 100 viewers are now calling for New Yorkers to drop Apple and its products, includ...
Dell announced its broadest lineup of dedicated virtualization solutions ever. More than a dozen new servers, tools, and services simplify the deployment and management of virtualization in Enterprises of any size.
Apple has finally bought PA Semi, the fab-less low-power PowerPC start-up that supposedly swooned when Apple switched from the PowerPC Intel. What Apple's going to do with it now become fodder for the speculators. The iPhone uses an 32-bit ARM-derived chip that Intel would love to disp...
Motorola, which needs all the help it can get, has invested some undisclosed amount of money in VirtualLogic, the company that can put multiple operating systems concurrently in embedded devices like cell phones and infrastructure equipment complements of real-time virtualization. Cisc...
Silverlight 2.0 is a freaking phenomenal RIA development environment and I would actually, at this point, put the development experience in Silverlight 2.0 above and beyond Flex. I can do more faster and have it look better and run more efficiently in Silverlight 2.0 than I can in Flex...
Told ya Adobe was gonna reorganize and put its mobile/devices operation in with its platform operation in the name of moving to a single technology platform and runtime for PCs, handsets and consumer devices. Adobe's new CTO Kevin Lynch, the creator of AIR, is basically in charge of th...
Rumor has it that in the next few weeks Adobe is going to 'reorganize' its Mobile and Device business unit where its Jobs-criticized Flash Lite lives and send the engineers to go work with the larger platform effort and Flash proper, which Jobs has also criticized. Presumably, Adobe is...
Zimbra announced the availability of its ZimbraME (Java Mobile Edition) client and source code for businesses. Users of any Java-enabled mobile phone will have access to the industry's most complete collaboration solution. The ZimbraME client provides Zimbra Collaboration Suite (ZCS) O...
Adobe has put an alpha pre-release of AIR for Linux up in hopes, it says, of getting feedback from the community, not to mention winning adherents. It's English-only. The company also joined the Linux Foundation to encourage the growth of RIA technologies on Linux, it said. The company...
I want to thank everyone who showed up to share my enthusiasm for the iPhone as it is, what I believe, the mobile development platform to target. I also want to thank those people who tolerated my evasiveness and lack of detail during the SDK session. As I've said before, just because ...
During the Q&A period after one of my sessions at the iPhone Developer Summit last Thursday, there was someone there from Microsoft Competetive Intelligence. She asked myself and some other folks who were lingering nearby to describe, in our unbiased opinions, what we thought was wrong...
Sybase iAnywhere announced availability of support for Apple iPhone during the first international iPhone Developer Summit, colocated with AJAXWorld Conference & Expo 2008 East. Information Anywhere now enables IT organizations to provide secure delivery of Lotus Domino and Microsoft E...
As an ESRI Corporate Hardware Partner, GETAC will demonstrate the Fully Rugged handheld PS535E on Sunday during the GIS Solutions Expo. Also on display will be the just-introduced GETAC E100 tablet, the workhorse M230 laptop, and the convertible V100 - all of which offer the latest tec...
As I recently spoke at the Java Mobile & Embedded Developer Days conference at Sun's Santa Clara campus, and the yearly Mobile World Congress conference was held in Barcelona in February, and the majority of the JSRs that have been active in the past few weeks are in the mobile space, ...
So is O'Reilly actually condoning the hacking of the phones? O'Reilly has had a long and prestigious history as being the ultimate source for *nix manuals, including many books that became so dogeared I actually bought multiple copies, including dozens of 'in a nutshell' books. Back in...
4 of our 6 first quarter projects have major components in Java ME. These are new applications, from companies who understand the porting issues and the complexities. This quarter is not particularly different from other quarters: we get far more work designing applications than design...
HP is about to put out a novel 1GHz Celeron laptop it calls a mobile thin client, its first, apparently the result of its acquisition of Neoware. Wyse, the other remaining thin client maven, beat HP, now the market leader, to the punch a few months ago and added two more models the oth...
Nokia is buying Trolltech, the publicly traded Norwegian open source ISV, for roughly $153 million cash. Gee, and Trolltech just joined the LiMo Foundation, the anti-Nokia/anti-Microsoft mobile consortium that's building a middleware-focused Linux handset platform that can be shared by...
Tira Wireless unveiled new development and porting services that extend its mobile platform support beyond Java ME, BREW and smartphone platforms to include the Android platform built by the Open Handset Alliance.
OK OK, so I admit I'm already running version 1.1.3 of the iPhone firmware. While I think it's fantastic that I now get the ability to add web icons to the home screen, and that the home screen has multiple pages, I usually spend my first few minutes on a new version of the firmware lo...
I plugged in the iPhone and now I've got several episodes worth of 'The Universe' that I can watch in the palm of my hand while I'm on the train. I'm sure everybody reading this has already realized how cool this ability is, but I'm new to the whole video conversion thing. So with the ...
You have perhaps heard - given the amount of ink spilled on the story - that Intel quit the One Laptop Per Child board last week rather than get thrown off for badmouthing and competing against the altruistic non-profit and its cute little kid-friendly, customer-shy, AMD Geode-based gr...