Microsoft, Apple and Google have all made big announcements at their developer conferences. What do they mean for developers and how we design and build applications?
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Hills has opened up applications to give local innovators the opportunity to bring their ideas to the Lance Hill Design Centre and the D-Shop, which are due to open in early May.
The ESA has detailed how its engineers design a processor that can operate within the high radiation environment of space.
A teardown of Apple's new iPhone shows how the Cupertino giant manages to pack so much hardware into such a small space, and design it to draw as little power as possible.
Microsoft has reportedly dropped the term Metro in favor of "Windows 8" in reference to both its new interface and the apps based upon its design. Metro apps will now be called Windows 8 apps, although not all applications that will run on Windows 8 will be Windows 8 apps.
Occupancy data collected by Redwood's lighting management platform can now be used in broader space utilization or energy-reduction applications.
Open source continues to make big strides, and leads in key growth segments including cloud, big data, mobile applications and enterprise mobility, according to a survey published yesterday.At the launch of the Open Source Business Conference, two key backers in the open source space, Black Duck Software and North Bridge Venture Partners, issued their sixth annual survey results including key findings and challenges for open source in 2012.
The Commonwealth Bank has revealed that it's unlikely to pour significant developer resources into making applications for BlackBerry users, with a senior bank executive saying that the mobile space will soon only be a race between Apple's iOS, Google's Android and Windows Phone.
Microblogging service gets design overhaul to improve user interface and help companies promote brands on profile pages, as battle in social space heats up.
Autodesk is preparing to launch cloud solutions of its own as its executives see possibilities to revolutionize the design space.
The Space Launch System (SLS) is NASA's next-generation rocket system that will serve as the centerpiece for deep space exploration for the coming decades.
In the run up to SAP TechEd Las Vegas there are three major themes we can expect to hear a LOT about:HANA - SAP's pitch for high speed, in-memory analytics and applicationsMobile - some of us have been privileged to see some pretty spiffy demos of new applications with plenty of iPad love thrown in.Analytics - activists in the BI space have been moaning about delays to GA for BI4.
An Oxford facility will design, test and build the first high-definition streaming camera to be installed on the International Space Station, under a joint venture between the UK, Russia and Canada
Smarter design will also free up space in server rooms...
NetSuite's partnership with Informatica adds a new flavor into the enterprise ERP cloud applications space. Here is why.
It's not just an on-premise vs. cloud world for ERP applications. In the HR space, there are some other models in play that might make some IT and functional executives re-think new deployment decisions. This is an executive interview with some interesting observations re: global HR, global solutions, ERP and the cloud.
Future applications will increasingly be based on HTML5 whether for mobile devices or PC space, says Google CEO at Mobile World Congress, who also addresses Android fragmentation issue.
If the past two weeks are any indication, energy storage technology advances will be a big topic this year for us green-tech and cleantech blogger types. Last week, many of you were interested in an item I posted about some ultracapacitor research being undertaken by Maxwell Technologies that could have applications in the mobile space and next week, I'm gearing up for a briefing about available battery technologies related to electric vehicles.
After establishing a new research and development centre and headquarters in May, enterprise IT provider TechnologyOne has established a small team to port its enterprise offerings into mobile applications for tablet and smartphone devices, with the company's chief executive officer (CEO) describing the mobile space as a key growth area.
Intel has released its reference design for an interactive panel that is meant as a multifunction universal control panel for your home.Based on my past conversations with the company about the concept, I know that Intel is pitching the technology as a way for utility operators and device manufacturers to enable homeowners manage myriad applications, including energy usage and video surveillance.
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