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November 9, 2010 by

Stock exchange latency dictating datacentre market

The appetite for low latency connections to financial markets is driving demand for co-location space within stock exchange datacentres, a financial technology consultancy has said.Speaking at the DatacentreDynamics conference in London on Tuesday, James Dow, chief technology officer for financial technology consultants CS Technology, said: "The world of the exchanges is changing.

October 7, 2009 by

Does Palm’s developer programme lack substance?

There was a time, about five years ago to be exact, when Palm held developer press briefings in London and furrowed a relatively deep channel of respect as one of the vanguards of the mobile app revolution. They would talk about developer challenges for ‘squeezing into’ the mobile space and really get down to the guts of demonstrating how fast simple forms-based apps could be produced.

July 13, 2009 by

Is this the start-up silly season?

Just like a London bus, you don’t hear too much about start-ups and entrepreneur initiatives for a few months and then three come along at once. From developer competitions, to entrepreneur events, right through to almost ‘eighties-esque’ dotcom start ups focused on the burgeoning virtual desktop application space.

March 6, 2009 by

MobileTechRoundup show #164, Kindle on iPhone and ebook moves

We really tried to move onto another topic this week, but Amazon was quick to release the iPhone Kindle applications so James, Kevin, and I chatted a bit more about ebooks inMobileTechRoundup show #164. We then discussed content and partnerships with Apple, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Fictionwise. There seems to be a lot happening in the ebook space and James is a bit worried about his content. We also talked about Android on a netbook and the BlackBerry App World pricing.

June 3, 2008 by

HP-EDS merger draws legal suits

Unhappy with the price, and the lack of space for negotiation on pricing, a U.S. organization and an EDS shareholder are using legal means to try to halt the deal.

May 5, 2008 by

HTC announces the Diamond with 3D TouchFLO

It seems to be tough for Windows Mobile OEMs to keep the lid on new products and HTC has as much trouble as everyone else since all the details on the HTC Diamond were revealed online last week. That didn't stop HTC from holding a special event in London to announce a single device, the HTC Diamond. The Diamond is a Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional device with an innovative new TouchFLO 3D UI. It will be available in Europe in June and elsewhere in the second half of 2008. There is no pricing information available yet.

July 12, 2006 by

Mashup Camp brainstorms

Mashup Camp opened this morning, with dozens of mashers, both developers and vendors with APIs, stepping up to propose sessions on everything from mobile mashups and creating mashups for corporate use to API pricing models and voice-enabling mashups. My partner on Between the Lines, David Berlind (left), is the host and co-founder of this 'open space unconference.

February 28, 2003 by

Rupert Goodwins' Diary

Travellers' tales, distant space probes and quantum nucleonics are well and good but it's the IBM PC BIOS that really has Rupert scratching his chin this week.

November 11, 2001 by

Study: Asian ISPs must repackage to stay afloat

SINGAPORE--Internet service providers in Asia Pacific need to repackage service offerings to stay afloat in an increasing competitive market space, believes International Data Corp. Without revealing specifics, the research firm noted that "many major players" are now offering some form of "low-cost 'unlimited' or heavy-use dial-up access pricing and a number of free value-added services for all regular subscribers.

July 28, 2000 by

Ridge Racer 64 (N64)

Ridge Racer 64 was shown off at ECTS London, early in September 1999, which is pretty significant as it was the first time that Nintendo had allowed anyone to see the title in motion. In fact, the title wasn't even presented at its own Space World show in Japan later that month.


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