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Windows RT and Windows Phone 8 aren't doing well, but Microsoft can still make out with some help from Intel and Windows 8.1 If its great ARM experiment doesn't work out, supporting Microsoft's key applications on Android and iOS won't hurt.
Linaro and Samsung have announced a low cost board for developers keen on rapidly prototypying Linux and Android applications on ARM.The Origen board, announced on Monday, contains a 45nm dual-core 1GHz ARM Cortex-A9 CPU, a multi-core Mali400GPU and 1GB of DDR3 memory.
The Department of Defence's peak technology strategy arm has started running the ruler over its cohort of technology suppliers as it considers establishing a new procurement panel for applications and systems integration services.
Ever since the fine staff at Poole General Hospital looked after me when I suffered an arm fracture a few years back, I have always kept an extra ear open (I generally like to have at least three) for news of software applications that sit within the medical field.
Apparently Google's philanthropic arm isn't content investing in just one source of alternative energy, which makes sense considering the geographic diversity of the planet we live on. The search and business applications giant last week said it will put up about $10.
The MiniAture Robot for Surgical Applications (MARS) is already FDA-approved for orthopedic and spinal surgery. Now, Israeli scientists have given it GPS accuracy for keyhole neurosurgery. This is a minimally invasive procedure used for tumor biopsies or deep brain stimulation, but you need to know exactly where you operate. So the researchers have superimposed 'MRI or CT images of the patient's brain over an image of the current surgical situation.' This robot, which weighs about 230 grams, will get an additional arm to guide a needle or a probe weighing about 150 grams. It could appear on the market within 18 months, according to the team, and I hope it will be more accurate than an ordinary GPS device.
The LiPS (Linux Phone Standards) Forum is releasing its first API set for applications on Linux mobiles today. Just as a reminder, the LiPS Forum includes such luminaries as France Telecom, Texas Instruments, ARM and Freescale, while rival organisation the LiMo (Linux Mobile) Foundation includes Vodafone, Motorola, Samsung and Panasonic...
Some might already be accustomed to buying their customer relationship management applications on-demand style, but the software-as-a-service delivery model could also be starting to make headway in network management circles. That's the view of Chris Meager, new chief executive of the Australian arm of network integrator NetStar which, among other offerings, sells its own network management platform nVisage as a service.
CeBIT: Fresh from its takeover of Siemens' mobile arm, BenQ is planning to offer Google search applications on some phones
Harvard Medical School CIO John Halamka is on the cutting edge of technology, both professionally and personally. Not only does he manage 2 million patients, 3,000 doctors and 150 major applications, he's got an RFID chip implanted in his arm.
Harvard Medical School CIO John Halamka is on the cutting edge of technology, both professionally and personally. Not only does he manage 2 million patients, 3,000 doctors and 150 major applications, he's got an RFID chip implanted in his arm. Halamka sits down with ZDNet Editor in Chief Dan Farber to talk about key issues in the medical field.
The music arm of the Japanese company will work with the chipmaker on creating applications to play Sony music and videos at PC quality on portable devices.
IBM has won a $1 billion outsourcing contract with Invensys, a U.K. manufacturing technology conglomerate, the companies said Friday. Invensys has agreed to pay IBM Global Services, IBM's consulting arm, $100 million a year for up to 10 years to take over its day-to-day information technology operations in more than 12 countries, including maintenance of servers, Web sites, business applications, 29,000 workstations, and the IT help desk. The deal includes an agreement with IBM Research, the $6 billion research and development unit of IBM. Invensys can use technologies from IBM research that are not yet commercially available, including work the group is doing on e-business software and standards and embedded computers. IBM Research provides similar assistance to the Bank of Nova Scotia and Air Canada. --Alorie Gilbert, Special to ZDNet News
Datacraft Asia's Internet commerce consulting arm, iSquare Asia, introduced an applications package that can be used to build a fully functioning vertical business-to-business (B2B) electronic market in as little as 45 days.
Perhaps the biggest obstacle to Linux desktop adoption is the lack of end-user applications. And despite swirling rumours to the contrary, don't expect a shot in the arm from Intuit anytime soon.
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