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SYS-CON Media announced that Cisco, a worldwide leader in IT that helps companies seize the opportunities of tomorrow, has launched a new ad campaign in Cloud Computing Journal. The ad campaign, a webcast titled Business Intelligence Through Location Services, focuses on where custome...
IBM has recently invested $1.1 billion USD into Location Based Services (LBS) and Application Programming Interface (APIs). The investment was in the development of BlueMix, a cloud-based service, that when combined with Pitney Bowes' API programs, allow businesses to collect data on ...
PITTSBURGH, May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BHiveLab, a leading innovation lab focused on emerging marketing technology, announced today the launch of Objctify, a suite of developer tools designed to help marketers and IT professionals build Internet of Things (IoT) applications.
Mobile Apps for iOS, BlackBerry, Android and Windows Mobile Put the Power of Enterprise Applications in Employees' Hands
"We are the nation that put cars in driveways and computers in offices; the nation of Edison and the Wright brothers; of Google and Facebook. In America, innovation doesn’t just change our lives. It’s how we make a living." With this one sentence, President Barack Obama ushered in once...
"Group sales in the quarter increased 8% year-over-year and 32% sequentially mainly driven by a strong development in mobile broadband" says Hans Vestberg, President and CEO of Ericsson. "Sales in the quarter for comparable units, adjusted for currency and hedging, increased 7% year- o...
Skype on Thursday announced the new version of its iPhone application that brings video calling to millions of mobile users around the globe over both 3G and WiFi networks. Available to download from the Apple App Store today, the new Skype for iPhone App allows iPhone , iPad and iPod ...
Yes, mobile computing is moving like an elephant and mowing down whatever comes in its path and there are many statistical indicators to support that hypothesis – as a result mobile channel is becoming must have rather than nice to have option. Hidden among this growth story is also a ...
Apache Software Foundation left the JCP Executive Committee. This step caused turmoil in the Java community. Java developers started take sides.  How do you take sides these days? You twit, you blog, you facebook. Some die hard folks sent emails. Why won’t I take a side too...
SoGeo today announced that leading travel content provider Rough Guides is an official content partner for its recently launched mobile application, Whatser. Whatser is a location-based mobile app that suggests where to go based on places users and their friends like.
FocalPoint Business Coaching, the world's most recognized Business and Executive Coaching team today announced the release of the iPad edition of its entire Business and Executive Coaching library, now available at the App Store. The brands easy-to-navigate application is designed f...
Virident Systems, Inc., a provider PCI Express Solid-state Storage Solutions, on Tuesday announced that it has closed a new round of funding led by Sequoia Capital, the leading Silicon Valley venture capital firm, known for investments in high-quality, growth-oriented companies. The Se...
Adobe on Monday announced Adobe AIR 2.5 software for televisions, tablets, smartphones and desktop operating systems. A key element of the Adobe Flash® Platform, AIR enables developers to leverage existing code to create and deliver standalone applications across devices and platforms....
Adobe on Monday announced the Adobe Digital Publishing Suite, providing publishers a set of turnkey hosted services and viewer technology to create, publish, optimize and sell digital content direct to consumers, through content retailers or leading mobile marketplaces. Built on the fo...
After all these rumors on Microsoft buying Adobe, several people asked me what do I think of it, and, of course the second question was (it’s always on the mind of every professional software developer), “What to learn next?”
Major Oracle suite achieves Frameworx Conformance Certified Product status while Individual Practitioner Certifications grow by 600%MORRISTOWN, NJ—October 12, 2010—Communications Service Provider demand for supplier conformance toTM Forum's Frameworx, the standardized Enter...
Nokia's Board of Directors has appointed Stephen Elop President and Chief Executive Officer of Nokia as of September 21. Elop currently heads Microsoft's Business Division. Before joining Microsoft, Elop held senior executive positions in a number of US-based public companies, includin...
Stonesoft, an innovative provider of integrated network security and business continuity solutions, today announced the extended availability of the StoneGate MobileID authentication software token for five additional platforms: Apple Mac OS, iPod, iPhone, iPad and Google Android. Incl...
Bridging the gap between Eastern and Western game development, the UBM TechWeb Game Network, organizers of the leading Game Developers Conference(R) series (GDC), have announced Bo Wang, Vice President of Tencent Games, to keynote at the 2010 Game Developers Conference(TM) Europe. I...
Google and Global IP Solutions (GIPS) Holding AB on Tuesday announced that they have entered into a transaction agreement under which Google Acquisition Holdings Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Google, will make a recommended voluntary public cash offer to acquire all the issued and...
# Expanding the industry's most comprehensive family of carrier-grade servers, Oracle on Tuesday announced the Sun Netra 6000 for the communications industry. The introduction of the Sun Netra 6000 further extends Oracle's leadership with the most complete portfolio for the communicat...
Now that the collective tech/social media world is coming off the sugar rush of Facebook’s big Open Graph announcements of last week, I thought I’d take a fresh look. I should say that I am 41 years old and an active user of Facebook. I certainly see the powerful implications of sharin...
As I have written about for the last few weeks, this is not some fun new promotional tool that brands might want to consider. This is far-more and, I believe, will redefine mobile marketing as we know it. These platforms allow consumer brands, in the context of a controlled campaign ma...
iCentera, the sales enablement company, on Monday announced the March release of iCentera 7.0, the latest version of the company's flagship software-as-a-service (SaaS) sales enablement platform. New features target enabling marketing and sales to be more productive, increasing sales, ...
In my last post I explained that before you embark on using social media for your business, you need to first determine your objectives and define your strategy. And this strategic planning does not and probably should not involve any specific social media channel at the outset. A g...
Blender manufacturer Vitamix announced today that a targeted email campaign inviting customers and prospects to its new social networking site featuring recipes, blogs and video is boosting the company’s online sales.
MENLO PARK, Calif., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Technology executives are signaling a readiness to make critical IT investments, a new survey shows. More than one-third (37 percent) of chief information officers (CIOs) interviewed said, post-recession, they plan to implement software and...
Intellimon has just released a new software program, XCommentPro, which provides easy-to-use tools for commenting, rating and visitor interaction on websites. Designed for maximum control and functionality, XCommentPro is compatible with Dreamweaver, FrontPage, ExpressionWeb, XSitePro...
To help address the serious dangers posed by ever more sophisticated malicious software ("malware") that is infecting the computers of users of corporate online banking services, IronKey, the leader in secure and managed portable computing solutions, today announced its Trusted Acce...
ST-Ericsson and ARM on Monday announced their ongoing joint development to optimize Android to take advantage of Symmetric Multi Processing (SMP) when executing on the high-performance and power-efficient ST-Ericsson U8500 platform, which uses a dual-core ARM® Cortex™-A9 MPCore process...
Social media marketing is hot hot hot. While the disjointed components have risen and fallien with the VC tide for some time now, a coherent roadmap is emerging for marketing a brand, product or service via social media. No longer just a fad for college kids or a way to virally promote...
Two news items have caught the attention this week, and both brought the John Lennon and Paul McCartney penned Beatles classic “The Fool on the Hill” to mind (more specifically the line “Well on his way, his head in a cloud”). One piece compares data centers with rock stars and the ...
Gladinet Cloud Desktop provides a mapped network drive interface to Google Docs making GDrive accessible through a local drive letter, like G: or any other one that is available. This enables users to access and manage files in Google Storage exactly as they would on their desktop. And...
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...
First GPS application for iPod touch submitted to Apple App Store
Service also wins “Best Marketing Campaign” and “Customer Service Agent of the Year” titles in major international awards
Mobile marketing has recently been blessed with 3 new technologies to leverage: Augmented Reality (AR), Mobile Image Recognition (MIR) and Mobile Tagging (MT). What are they used for? Can they co-exist? This introductory article aims to position the three technologies to help businesse...
Netbiscuits is announced as a partner for this year’s Information Innovation awards being organised by 118tracker.com. Clients of Netbiscuits can receive a 10% discount.
For anyone not currently working with US Department of Defense, but are interested in offering the DoD cloud computing & related network technology. The Defense Venture Catalyst Initiative (DeVenCI) will conduct a workshop this October in the Baltimore MD / Washington DC area to help d...
For people who travel a lot, or people whose business is not fixed in one location, the question "Where are you?" can take on added significance. There are a spate of new tools and web sites that can help the mobile professional answer this question. In fact, location becomes a new di...