There has been a few rants posted over the last week or so about the statement that was made on a Microsoft Windows Mobile blog pertaining to the apparent lack of support for existing devices to support the upcoming Internet Explorer Mobile 6 web browser. What can Microsoft do with Windows Mobile moving forward to compete with the new devices hitting the market?
The alternatives to Maven cost millions of dollars, and it's already used by companies with up to 1,500 developers, in multiple locations, juggling 15 projects at once. You can't do that with a spreadsheet.
The latest Microsoft mobile-related development about which I'm most intrigued is codenamed "Kojax.". Kojax is a mobile development platform, according to my sources, that will allow Microsoft- -- and third-party-developed -- applets run in an Ajax-like way on Java-based mobile phones.
Hewlett-Packard expands partnership with local educational institution to provide among other things, security resources and audits to small and midsize firms.
When I published back in May my book about Microsoft’s future — Microsoft 2.0 — I had no idea that one day I’d be talking about it inside the hallowed halls of Microsoft with real, live Microsoft employees.
If there's one thing about Apple products that you can pretty much always bank on, it's that they rarely go on sale.Best Buy launched some pre-Black Friday specials that discounts a whole lineup of Macbooks, iMacs and even the Mac Mini.
Is Everything as a Service the future of business? Tech Pro Research is conducting a survey to find out what services companies are already using, and what they're planning to adopt.
Our resident student blogger, Zack Whittaker, asked a question this morning that caught my eye: "Twitter: is there any point?" My answer, as a growing devotee of Twitter and other bits of social media is, "Of course there's a point!
It looks like you won't be able to buy The Beatles music on iTunes this holiday season, which threatens to take a bite out of Apple revenue for the all important holiday quarter.Talks between Apple and The Beatles' record label Apple Corps Ltd.
Heartiest congratulations to the analysts at Gartner, who have come up with a title for their latest missive that could excite only the most die-hard mobile industry fanatic. Ready?
Singapore-based Technology Transfer Network adds six affiliate members from New Zealand, the United States, Canada and Germany--bringing total membership to 22.
Imagine a completely customizable robot with selectable software options. Buy one component, and it will take care of your lawn. Buy another one and it will clean your toilets. With a third one, it will pick up UPS or FedEx deliveries on your porch. If you are taking some vacation, another piece of software will transform this robot into a personal guard. Prototypes of such a revolutionary robot, dubbed AgBot, have been developed by Louisiana State University (LSU). 'It is solar-powered and can move as fast as six miles per hour for a minimum time span of four hours. With artificial intelligence, Bluetooth, and advanced GPS systems, the AgBot is a problem-solving robot.' According to the LSU team, you might see a commercial version of this robot in about five years. Read more...
Wind River's Multicore Software Hypervisor solution permits multiple embedded OSes to run on a single device. Wouldn't it be great if you didn't have to actually choose between an iPhone, a BlackBerry, or a Google Android?
A surprising piece of information came out of a TouchArcade interview with Handheld Games Corp’s CEO Thomas Fessle. Fessle noted that performance of their 3D TouchSports Tennis game (iTunes, US$5) is noticeably different across models and that it runs best on the new iPod touch (second generation):The most clear difference is that fact that the iPod Touch’s processor was quietly boosted to 532MHz (up from 412MHz) with the 2nd generation model introduced in September.
And just how much would a next-gen mobile network cost?
Like Phil Wainewright, I attended the excellent CloudCamp in London several weeks back. Unlike Phil, I walked away with more questions than answers but with my enterprisey antenna on high alert.
I used to be a huge fan of TiVo until the cable companies made me a deal that I couldn't refuse. While I still like the TiVo interface much better than the abysmal Comcast DVR, it comes down to simple economics.
(8)Mobile CRM will be in increasing demand by sales organizations in particular - and vendors will continue to invest in it, downturn or not(6)There is a divergence of interest between how large enterprises will look at and buy CRM 2.0 (Social CRM) and how small businesses will do the same
The government hopes to cultivate home-grown tech entrepreneurs capable of creating the next Facebook or Google, via 'university enterprise networks'