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It had always been a dream to start a company with my childhood best friend, Rian Gauvreau, but we hadn't been able to truly find a business model that worked for us. In 2007, cloud computing was just beginning to make waves, and while many recognized the opportunities that the cloud p...
The Zürich-based Myriad Group, which is already being sued by Oracle for ceasing to pay what Myriad claims are excessive Java licensing fees, appears to be daring Oracle to find new grounds to take it to court. On Tuesday Myriad announced that it was going to try to get between Oracl...
"The partnership announced today provides incredible scale, vast expertise in hardware and software innovation and a proven ability to execute," said Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer as Nokia and Microsoft today announced plans for a broad strategic partnership to build a new global mobile ...
Cloud Expo, Inc. announced on Thursday that Cloud Expo 2011 New York, the 8th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, will take place June 6-9, 2011, at the Javits Center in New York City. The International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo series is the world’s leading Cloud-...
This week saw a lot of confused and confusing news about how Symbian has supposedly gotten a badly needed infusion of $31M in cash from the EU and a European R&D combine. Although Symbian still enjoys a large smartphone market share, it is dwindling fast and many of its handset OEMs a...
SYS-CON Events announced today that the 8th International Cloud Expo will take place June 6-9, 2011, in New York City. The International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo series is the world's leading Cloud-focused event and is held three times a year, in New York, Silicon Valley and ...
Having alienated carriers like Sprint and Verizon by trying to sell its Android-based Nexus One phone direct to the consumer from its google.com/phone online store - Google's attempt to change the traditional cell phone sales model - it's killing the four-month-old store, describing it...
Nokia has launched a new device, Nokia N8 powered by the Symbian^3 (S^3) platform. Symbian is a non-profit org that develops the open source mobile software platform based on Symbian OS and is actively backed by by Nokia, NTT DOCOMO, Sony Ericsson, Fujitsy, Samsung among others . In Fe...
# Audio profiles: It would have been nice if the iPhone had different audio profiles for different environments that you could easily switch between. # Flash support in Safari: Yeah, this was a pie-in-the-sky wish, but we know a lot of you out there wanted it. # FM radio: Another one...
Not to mix metaphors or anything but the Symbian Foundation, which is trying to foster a new open source community around the old Nokia-proprietary mobile phone operating system, is basing the private cloud platform that hosts its developer web site developer.symbian.org on Red Hat’s L...
Intel, the semiconductor giant, and Nokia, the mighty handset maker, have united to create a universal widget operating system good for phones, laptops, netbooks, tablets, vehicle entertainment systems, Internet-connected TVs and other still-unimagined devices out of their existing Lin...
Nokia and Intel will marry their Linux platforms, Maemo and Moblin, and the unified product will be called MeeGo . This joined venture is hosted by the Linux Foundation as a new open source project. The operating System will cover multiple processor architectures and a whole gamut of g...
More details have emerged on the recently made 100% open-source Symbian^3 platform. In a blatant attempt to come up to speed with other cutting edge smartphones, it has been packed with some advanced features and functionality. New features include HDMI support, which enables users to ...
Nokia’s Symbian operating system is now open source and free to all comers like Google’s Android OS. It’s advertised as the largest conversion of proprietary software to open source ever by the Symbian Foundation, which shepherded it out. Code for some features lags the release, which ...
The Symbian Foundation on Thursday completed the open source release of the source code for the world’s most widely-used smartphone platform. The Symbian platform, which has been developed over more than 10 years and has shipped in more than 330 million devices around the world, is now...
In the face of stiff competition from the freely available and wildly popular Android software, the Symbian Foundation has had no choice but to follow Google's example. It has announced that its open source migration project is now complete and that the Symbian platform called Symbi...
hotel.info’s motto “Check & Book” now also applies when using your mobile. Netbiscuits, the leading software platform for the development and operation of mobile websites, has implemented a mobile portal for hotel.info, one of the leading worldwide online hotel reservation services. Us...
The power of Location allows information (including advertising) to be delivered to consumers most-able to act upon this information, based on their real-time proximity to the physical locations where transactions occur. Location is changing the very nature of advertising and mobile Lo...
Like many people in the industry I have been watching the evolution of these phones and thinking they will pretty quickly get to the point that they could be fully realized digital signage playback devices. This one is capable of playing out 720P HD, the report says. However, the quest...
This increase in value is due in large part to a significant increase in the aggregate value of deals done in the E-Marketing & Search segment. The aggregate value of deals done in this segment was $3.21 billion in 2008 and $5.98 billion in 2009, an increase of 86%. Several large deals...
View the live panel discussion taped on December 8, 2009 at SYS-CON.TV's 4th-floor studio overlooking Times Square in New York City a very special "Power Panel" in which Cloud Computing Expo Conference Chair Jeremy Geelan and three top industry guests from EMC, Intel and Unisys will be...
IBM announced that it has successfully built Korea's first cloud computing environment for a private sector company, SK Telecom, the largest telecommunications company in Korea with over 24 million customers. The cloud environment provides developers with the necessary software and har...
The holiday season is always a time of excitement, anticipation, and good will. Clearly, mobile is at the heart of all three! I just spent $300 on new smartphones for my family and upgraded our plans to 1200+ minutes, 500+ text messages, and tens of mega bytes per month. That does not ...
Mobile advertising network, AdMob has always been quick to seize happening platforms like iPhone and Android to serve up their ads. Now that Palm has announced that their smartphone sales rose 134% to 823,000 units during the latest quarter, AdMob was quick to catch on and has anno...
MoadCast brings the consumer and the advertiser closer together in a more meaningful, cost-effective and targeted manner with a revolutionary permission based mobile phone community. MoadCast offers its members a guaranteed revenue share of the advertising revenue generated through Moa...
“The news that Google acquired mobile advertising player AdMob for $750 million confirms the legitimacy of the mobile advertising industry, and overcomes any skepticism of whether small screens can offer big opportunities to reach mobile consumers,” says Dave Gwozdz, CEO of Mojiva Inc....
LG Electronics Canada and Rogers Wireless today announced a world first: the LG Eve, a new Android OS-based smartphone designed specifically for social networking, is now available exclusively at Rogers. The LG Eve provides customers with the freedom of mobile social networking, making...
Such consumer & technology transformation has distorted the way 'Prosumer' consume their products & services, and interact with their mobile devices. The industry awaits to see if Asia’s Top Telecom guns can decide on a unified approach to map revenue streams back to the operators. The...
LiMo Foundation, a global consortium of mobile industry leaders today announced the Vodafone 360 Samsung M1, the second LiMo compliant device built upon LiMo Platform Release 2 (R2). This latest handset developed by Samsung offers mobile consumers a unique mobile experience presented t...
Ever looked into Apple’s Push Notification? If you thought it was as a simple as flicking a switch, think again! Enabling Push in your app is just the start and Joe Pezzillo, Co-Founder of Push IO LLC and the founder of Metafy LLC, will show you how to get your application up and runni...
Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc. (QuIC) and the Symbian Foundation today announced that QuIC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, has joined the Symbian Foundation and has been appointed to the Symbian Foundation board of directors. QuIC will support the Symbian Foundat...
According to Lee Barney, “You will learn how and why to use the standard UIWebView in your applications in any way from a simple display of easily formatted text.” Barney will be presenting a 45-minute breakout session at iPhone Developer Summit 2009 West, being held November 3rd, 2009...
According to Jan Skoglund, “Trying to cobble a VoIP solution is likely to cause developers severe headaches, time delays and frustration.” Skoglund will be presenting a 45-minute breakout session at iPhone Developer Summit 2009 West, being held November 3rd, 2009, at the Santa Clara Co...
According to Ernest Svehla, “Iwill include a quick review of key components then present best practices for organizing your products, selecting a selling model, and implementing your approach.” Svehla will be presenting a 45-minute breakout session at iPhone Developer Summit 2009 West,...
According to Jason Christensen, “Patterns are important for consuming ReST based web-services, TCP stream based services, and Push notifications from the iPhone.” Christensen will be presenting a 45-minute breakout session at iPhone Developer Summit 2009 West, being held November 3rd, ...
According to Senthil Krishnapillai, “As pressures mount on IT departments to allow devices access to complex types of corporate data, iPhone business use must go beyond secure email access.” Krishnapillai will be presenting a 45-minute breakout session at iPhone Developer Summit 2009 W...
With the iPhone more than earning its place in the consumer market, it is now being adopted by enterprises. But just how easy it is to create robust enterprise applications for the iPhone, as well as all the other major mobile platforms? With Ruby and HTML in the cloud, according to Rh...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Rhomobile, Inc., the makers of the Rhodes smartphone development framework, will be Exhibiting at the 4th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, taking place November 2-4, 2009 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA. At the e...
According to Ernest Svehla, “I will include a quick review of key components then present best practices for displaying map customizations and annotations specific to your application needs.” Svehla will be presenting a 45-minute breakout session at iPhone Developer Summit 2009 West, b...
This is the fourth in a series of five initial articles, in which I'm going to put my thoughts and findings on the subject of Enteprise Mobility. For this penultimate article I've decided to raise the Risks to be aware of before and during implementation of an Enterprise Mobility Strat...


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