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Nokia Announces First Symbian^3 Phone

Fri, 30 Apr 2010 14:11:55 EDT

Nokia has launched a new device, Nokia N8 powered by the Symbian^3 (S^3) platform. Symbian is a non-profit org that develops the open source mobile software platform based on Symbian OS and is actively backed by by Nokia, NTT DOCOMO, Sony Ericsson, Fujitsy, Samsung among others . In February, at the Mobile World Congress, Symbian announced that it was 100% open source. This will be the first phone to run on the latest version of the Symbian platform. The Nokia N8 will showcase all the advances in the S^3 platform and will also be the first smart phone to incorporate Dolby Digital Plus 5.1 surround sound technology that transforms the phone into an HD mobile entertainment device, which can output high definition content to HD-ready TVs, audio/video receivers (AVRs), and home theater systems via HDMI. Music store integration embedded within the radio lets users to identify a song and learn more about it. The phone comes with one-click connectivity for all internet applications including access to Nokia's Ovi Store apps . The device will feature 2D and 3D graphics architecture suitable for high performance games . The homescreen will be able to carry multiple pages of widgets . In addition, all the hand sets will come with free global Ovi Maps navigation system that can operate in 70 countries worldwide and a 12 megapixel camera (with Carl Zeiss optics and Xenon flash) .

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Adaptivity’s Kurt Tatum to Discuss Applying IT Blueprinting Science and Tools

Thu, 08 Apr 2010 04:45:00 EDT

The “root cause” of IT delivery limitations is directly linked to how systems are designed, built and implemented. In his session at the 5th International Cloud Expo, Kurt Tatum, Chief Infrastructure Architect at Adaptivity, will demonstrate how to profile business demand, IT supply and operations while incorporating aspects of workload, and IT physics that demonstrate a proven method for balancing business performance with an efficient IT solution. You wouldn’t build a building without a blueprint, right? So why would you build a Cloud for IT without a blueprint? Cloud Expo is the world's leading Cloud-focused event since 2007, and is held five times a year, in New York City, Silicon Valley, Prague, Tokyo and Hong Kong.

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Cloud Sherpas Featured on Google Apps Developer Blog

Mon, 01 Mar 2010 11:00:00 EST

Cloud Sherpas was featured today on the Google Apps developer blog! We shared our experience building SherpaTools for Google Apps on the Google platform and detailed our use of Google Apps APIs, Google App Engine, Google Web Toolkit, and other Google technologies. Check it out — read “Building Applications on top of Google Apps.” Hope you enjoy reading it as much as we enjoyed putting together the technical details.

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Impetus Technologies Named “Bronze Sponsor” of Cloud Expo 2010 NYC

Thu, 18 Feb 2010 22:00:00 EST

Cloud Expo is the world's leading Cloud-focused event since 2007, and is held five times a year, in New York City, Silicon Valley, Prague, Tokyo and Hong Kong. Impetus offers outsourced product development services, partnering with ISVs and high technology businesses to create award-winning, next-generation software products. Impetus stays at the bleeding edge of technology, and through its products, labs and research focus, ensures smooth development of high transactional, readily scalable and better performing software. A recognized leader in outsourced Software product development, the company has contributed to hundreds of successful products during its two decade long association with best-of-breed software and technology companies.

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Terremark Named “Gold Sponsor” of World's Largest Cloud Computing Event

Thu, 18 Feb 2010 18:15:00 EST

SYS-CON Events announced today that Terremark, a leading global provider of managed IT infrastructure services, has been named “Gold Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 5th International Cloud Expo (, which will take place on April 19-21, 2010, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. Cloud Expo is the world's leading Cloud-focused event since 2007, and is held five times a year, in New York City, Silicon Valley, Prague, Tokyo and Hong Kong. Terremark Worldwide is a leading global provider of IT infrastructure services delivered on the industry's most robust and advanced operations platform. Leveraging purpose-built datacenters in the United States, Europe and Latin America and access to massive and diverse network connectivity from more than 160 global carriers, Terremark delivers government, enterprise and Web 2.0 customers a comprehensive suite of managed solutions including managed hosting, colocation, network and security services.

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Symbian Coughs up Major Platform Updates

Tue, 16 Feb 2010 13:32:50 EST

More details have emerged on the recently made 100% open-source Symbian^3 platform. In a blatant attempt to come up to speed with other cutting edge smartphones, it has been packed with some advanced features and functionality. New features include HDMI support, which enables users to plug their phone into a TV and watch a high-definition movie at 1080p quality without a Blu-ray player. Music store integration embedded within the radio lets users to identify a song and learn more about it. A "buy now" button, which links with the user's chosen music store, makes purchasing easy.

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Symbian Goes Open Source Up Against Android

Fri, 05 Feb 2010 17:15:00 EST

Nokia’s Symbian operating system is now open source and free to all comers like Google’s Android OS. It’s advertised as the largest conversion of proprietary software to open source ever by the Symbian Foundation, which shepherded it out. Code for some features lags the release, which is four months ahead of its June deadline but two years after Android came out.

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Symbian Completes Biggest Open Source Migration Project Ever

Thu, 04 Feb 2010 23:00:00 EST

The Symbian Foundation on Thursday completed the open source release of the source code for the world’s most widely-used smartphone platform. The Symbian platform, which has been developed over more than 10 years and has shipped in more than 330 million devices around the world, is now completely open and the source code is available for free. The transition of this market-leading platform from proprietary code to open source is the largest in software history. The move has been completed four months ahead of schedule and provides the basis for unlimited mobile development based on innovation and openness.

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Symbian Seeks to Innovate by Opening Up Completely

Thu, 04 Feb 2010 21:00:00 EST

In the face of stiff competition from the freely available and wildly popular Android software, the Symbian Foundation has had no choice but to follow Google's example. It has announced that its open source migration project is now complete and that the Symbian platform called Symbian 3 is 100% open. Symbian software is currently used in more than 330 million phones around the world.

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Telecom Companies Grab Two Bright Spots After Last Year

Wed, 03 Feb 2010 15:30:00 EST

According to Market research firm Juniper Research, the number of Long Term Evolution (LTE) networks, otherwise known as 4G, is set to grow significantly with the number of subscribers exceeding 100 million by 2014. The LTE network is the next-generation, high-performance air interface for cellular mobile communication systems that promises at least five times the download speeds, about 100Mbps and a lower latency that would make VoIP and two-way calling more practical than on 3G networks, which is what is commonplace right now. The anticipated demand for 4G will fuel the need for embedded broadband and Ethernet IPs that have to be fed to an ever-growing number of new consumer form factors such as mobile Internet tablets, netbooks, media players, gaming consoles, etc. to provide network connectivity and interoperability. Juniper’s LTE report predicts that there will be multiple millions of LTE subscribers as early as 2011, and embedded LTE chipsets will become the second most popular means of access behind SIM cards by 2014. The excitement led by the myriad of Android devices and interest surge in augmented reality smartphones has created an emphatic shift of network investment toward mobile.

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Cloud Computing as a Strategy at Cloud Expo

Tue, 02 Feb 2010 19:45:00 EST

Traditional IT operations are buckling under the increased demand from business organizations. A significant change is needed. In his session at the 5th International Cloud Expo, Tim Crawford, Former Director of IT Operations at Stanford, deconstructs cloud computing into the cloud's true value proposition. Game-changing strategies will be outlined that IT organizations can leverage to address this increase in demand, a "cloud" framework will be detailed that covers specific customer value opportunities and provider market opportunities.

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The Downside of Mobile Applications

Sun, 10 Jan 2010 18:00:00 EST

I had the fortunate opportunity to meet a classmate for coffee this week. I had not seen him for over a decade. He serves as a traffic cop and uses a TDS Recon mobile handheld computer in the course of his work writing tickets. During our conversation we discussed the rugged laptop he had mounted in his unmarked police cruiser. He said it had many of their police forms and documents on it, but that the mobile software was not able to keep up with the required edits and changes needed on the forms. As a result, they had stopped using it for much of their documentation.

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Motorola Droid Review

Sat, 09 Jan 2010 23:00:00 EST

A number of my friends asked me about my new gadget…the Droid…of which I’m the proud owner. Here’s my assessment. Why I bought it…I wanted a more powerful handheld comms/computing device on a reliable 3G network. I’ve had all the networks, between the personal and professional comms devices I‘ve used, and Verizon can’t be beat for the places I travel. Even around town, I don’t lose the signal during calls as I have on other left-unnamed networks. The difference between the “blue” and “red” maps IS real, and all my iPhone friends have commented negatively on the connectivity issues. I guess the iPhone NEEDS the built-in wireless to offset. Don’t get me wrong…I would have bought an iPhone if they offered reliable communications; however, I carry my son and Dad on my plan, so I want my money’s worth and the comfort of knowing we can communicate in emergencies when I’m paying that much for broadband wireless service. BTW, I don’t have a home landline phone…I use my Droid for all communications so it MUST provide reliable service. Related posts:
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  3. Seven Technology Predictions for 2010

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Citrix Virtualization Offers Big Savings in Academic Computing

Thu, 07 Jan 2010 15:15:00 EST

Citrix Systems announced that Montgomery Independent School District (ISD), located north of Houston, Texas, has implemented a multi-phased program to modernize and virtualize their academic computing systems using Citrix XenDesktop and Citrix XenServer. The first phase of Montgomery ISD’s implementation utilized XenServer to virtualize and consolidate their servers in a central datacenter; phase two, now under way, expands that deployment to standardize on desktop virtualization district-wide with XenDesktop. The school district has already realized significant savings in time, energy, money and personnel resources, and expects to expand these savings further in the future.

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Advice to Mobile Start-Ups

Thu, 07 Jan 2010 12:00:00 EST

The mobile and wireless industries have changed dramatically in the past year and this has significantly changed the market for mobile application start-ups. Many of the missing application development tools and features that forced programmers to

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Does Cloud Computing Exacerbate Security and File Transfer Issues?

Wed, 06 Jan 2010 04:45:00 EST

Here is an interesting article by Rob Barry titled: "In SOA, cloud resources may exacerbate security and file transfers issues." It highlights significant requirements for Federated SOA especially around large file transfer using SOAP Attachments. The article makes the following interesting points:

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Virtualization Expo New York Call for Papers to Expire January 15, 2010

Wed, 30 Dec 2009 11:15:00 EST

Delegates will leave Virtualization Expo with a full understanding of the interaction between virtual servers and the rest of the data center infrastructure. Indeed our overall aim is to ensure that all attendees leave the Jacob Javits Convention Center with abundant resources, ideas and examples they can apply immediately to leveraging Virtualization in their own corporate datacenter, on the desktop, and elsewhere. If you wish to submit a speaking proposal for the 8th Virtualization Expo, April 19–21, 2010, then you can do so right here

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Why I Started the NACJ

Tue, 29 Dec 2009 03:00:00 EST

The National Association of Citizen Journalists was formed out of a need that I discovered as the publisher of a weekly paper in suburban Denver. For more than a decade, I published a popular, free entertainment weekly tabloid in Douglas County, Colo., that had lots of fun stuff to read and to do and lots of ads, but very little news. In 2001, I started a section in my paper that featured news items concerning local people and events. I sought the help of several active citizens expecting them to provide news for these pages. Many that I talked to thought it was a great idea and promised they would send me news.

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ISV Cloud Computing Onboarding: A New Business Environment

Fri, 25 Dec 2009 17:30:00 EST

In the recent past, ISVs and SaaS vendors were increasingly evaluating the impact of cloud computing trends on their business. Cloud strategy has an all-round impact on ISVs, their customers and system integrators. From an ISV’s perspective, cloud strategy acts as a revenue and customer-growth engine, facilitating penetration to wider customer segments and geographies.

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IBM Betas Test & Dev Cloud Computing

Mon, 21 Dec 2009 17:45:00 EST

It’s called plainly enough IBM Smart Business Development and Test on the IBM Cloud and will provide compute and storage as a service with Rational Software Delivery Services, WebSphere middleware and Information Management database thrown in. IBM is beta testing a public cloud, based on customizable virtual machines, for application software development. It’s called plainly enough IBM Smart Business Development and Test on the IBM Cloud and will provide compute and storage as a service with Rational Software Delivery Services, WebSphere middleware and Information Management database thrown in.

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Rackspace Email Passes 1.6 Million Paid Mailbox Mark

Mon, 21 Dec 2009 16:00:00 EST

Rackspace Hosting cloud computing company announced on Thursday that its cloud based applications division, Rackspace Email & Apps, now hosts more than 1.6 million paid mailboxes across its hosted email offerings, Rackspace Email and Microsoft Exchange. New and existing customers cite best-in-class migration, Fanatical Support and a robust email platform at an affordable price as the common reasons for choosing Rackspace.

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Orange Announces Complete Cloud Computing Services

Mon, 21 Dec 2009 14:45:00 EST

Cloud Computing Expo - Orange announces complete cloud computing services, from infrastructure to real-time business applications. Orange is the key brand of France Telecom, one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators. With 126 million customers, the Orange brand now covers Internet, television and mobile services in the majority of countries where the Group operates. Leveraging its cloud-ready network, Orange is best placed to provide enterprises with simpler, safer and more flexible cloud services.

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Sun Unveils Cloud Computing Security Tools

Thu, 17 Dec 2009 16:15:00 EST

As part of its overall strategy to help customers and partners build public and private clouds that are open and interoperable, Sun Microsystems on Thursdsay unveiled innovative open source cloud security capabilities and announced support for the latest Security Guidance from the Cloud Security Alliance. Sun is steadfast in its commitment to providing best practices and technologies that help users safeguard their critical data in the enterprise and in the cloud.

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Amazon Outage Thriller

Sun, 13 Dec 2009 22:00:00 EST

Whoops! Missed a day there. I was busy planning out events for 2010 for GoGrid! I realize now that this is somewhat difficult writing about Cloud News every day so I’m going to start something for Fridays called “This Week in Cloud” which will have some of the bigger Cloud Computing news stories that I came across. I may still do the regular “Cloud News” if there are events or items that warrant coverage. Without further ado, here’s what I read about that got my interest.

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Will Cloud Computing Confuse Network Management?

Sun, 13 Dec 2009 18:00:00 EST

In today’s technology-dependent enterprise environment, the efficiency of most business processes depends directly on the effective performance of the IT infrastructure. Almost every single activity - from servicing a customer to shipping purchased products - is dependent upon one or more software applications and the underlying computing/network infrastructure.

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Gear6 Puts Memcached on EC2

Sun, 13 Dec 2009 17:00:00 EST

Gear6, the guys that fielded the first mission-critical Memcached distribution Web 2.0 types use to scale and deliver dynamic applications and content, has turned up with the first commercial Memcached distribution for the cloud. It’s available as a service and will enable cloud-scale apps starting on Amazon EC2. The company says it’ll leverage cloud-based block storage to increase cache depth by several orders of magnitude. Figure a 100x cache capacity increase per Amazon Machine Image (AMI).

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Opalis to Help Microsoft to Deliver Cloud Computing

Sat, 12 Dec 2009 16:00:00 EST

Altosoft, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and the leading provider of process-aware business intelligence solutions, today announced that it agreed to offer existing Opalis customers direct access to its Insight Dashboard for Opalis to provide uninterrupted access to its products following the acquisition of Opalis by Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT). Altosoft also announced Insight BSM Analytics for Microsoft System Center, an IT process aware intelligent analytics offering for Microsoft System Center.

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Cloud Computing Buyers Council Comes into Being

Fri, 11 Dec 2009 14:45:00 EST

At least two enterprise buyers have joined – the Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Deutsche Bank – and suppliers like Alcatel-Lucent, Amdocs, AT&T, BT, CA, Cisco, EMC, HP, IBM, Microsoft, Nokia Siemens Networks, Telecom Italia and Telstra have reportedly agreed to join. So have the Distributed management Task Force (DMTF) and the IT Service Management Forum (itSMF). The counsel is supposed to set strategy and launch specific work programs. Candidate work areas include common cloud services product definitions; cloud security issues; cloud-to-cloud interoperability, data portability and APIs; service provider benchmarking; buyer-demand forecasting; federated cloud stores; cloud SLA process management and cloud network performance and latency issues.

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Mobile Devices Continue to Wow - Sony Ericsson's Android XPERIA

Mon, 07 Dec 2009 10:30:00 EST

Mobility is at the core of a new round of innovation for businesses and the consumer. Access to information whenever and wherever one is present is going to further empower the consumer and continue to fuel a shift to the merger of the digital and physical worlds. The result being a continued and radical evolution of retail and other physically based business models across a wide swath of industries.

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Wiring California with Bob Evans and the Fiber Internet Center

Wed, 18 Nov 2009 16:00:00 EST

Bob Evans always has ideas. Ideas to make his work, and the work of others, more useful and efficient, as well as easier. We met Bob this week as he was giving a data center tour and professional advice to a delegation from Ramallah, which came to Bob for mentoring based on his extensive background in all things network and Internet.

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Novell Makes Aboutface in SCO Case

Fri, 13 Nov 2009 14:45:00 EST

Back when the SCO litigation was under Utah district court judge Dale Kimball, whose decision that Novell owns Unix was overturned by the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, Novell thought it was simply ducky that SCO’s case against Novell should go ahead of SCO’s case against IBM, which is how we wound up with the summary judgment that got trashed. If memory serves right, it was Novell’s idea that it go first and block and tackle for IBM.

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Five Reasons Why You Need Citrix Essentials for Hyper-V Now

Wed, 11 Nov 2009 18:00:00 EST

Citrix Essentials for Microsoft Hyper-V adds advanced capabilities to Hyper-V to create, integrate, manage and automate virtual datacenters at half the cost of other solutions. Hyper-V delivers immediate benefits to organizations of any size or budget while Citrix Essentials provides the automation capabilities needed to transform datacenters into delivery centers. When you’re ready, simply add Citrix Essentials for Hyper-V to your existing Hyper-V implementation to gain powerful new capabilities for your virtualization infrastructure, including lifecycle automation, dynamic provisioning for physical and virtual machines, native integration with storage platforms and storage management.

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The Virtual Computing Environment Coalition

Thu, 05 Nov 2009 15:00:00 EST

Worldwide spending on data center technology infrastructure and services exceeds $350 billion annually, according to McKinsey and Company estimates, with half of that spent on capital expenses and half on operating expenses.Further, an estimated 70 percent or more of those costs are expended to maintain existing infrastructures, leaving 30 percent or less for new technology initiatives and applications that can provide breakthrough differentiation for businesses.It is also estimated that approximately $85 billion, or 20 percent of this total market, can be addressed with data center virtualization and private cloud technology by 2015.Cisco and EMC, together with VMware, have introduced the Virtual Computing Environment coalition, an unprecedented collaboration of three information technology (IT) industry leaders.Virtual Computing Environment Coalition CharterThe coalition has been created to accelerate customers' ability to increase business agility through greater IT infrastructure flexibility, and lower IT, energy and real estate costs through pervasive data center virtualization and a transition to private cloud infrastructures.Cisco, EMC and VMware have worked closely over the past year on a shared vision for the future of enterprise IT infrastructure -- private cloud computing. A private cloud is a virtual IT infrastructure that is securely controlled and operated solely for one organization.It can be managed either by that organization or a third party, and it can exist on- or off-premise -- or in combination. Private cloud computing offers the controls and security of today's data center with the agility required for business innovation at substantially lower costs.The Virtual Computing Environment coalition offers organizations of all sizes an accelerated approach to data center transformation with dramatic efficiencies that promise significant reductions in both capital and operating expenses. As a result, organizations will no longer have to choose between best-of-breed technologies and end-to-end vendor accountability.Ecosystem Collaboration and Open InnovationThe Virtual Computing Environment coalition already has partners committed to the coalition. This includes representation from the entire partner ecosystem, including systems integrators, value added resellers, service providers, and independent software vendors. read more[...]

Riding the Mobile Revolution

Wed, 04 Nov 2009 13:30:00 EST

Whether or not they know it, most hotels already have a presence on the mobile Web. Potential guests who pull up hotel Web sites on their cell phones often find poor displays and usability rather than a site specifically designed to meet their needs -- and convert them to bookings. Hotel Interactive asked Ran Farmer, MD Netbiscuits Inc., how Netbiscuits can help the travel industry optimize mobile sites for maximum revenue.

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Qualcomm Innovation Center Joins the Symbian Foundation

Thu, 29 Oct 2009 02:00:00 EDT

Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc. (QuIC) and the Symbian Foundation today announced that QuIC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, has joined the Symbian Foundation and has been appointed to the Symbian Foundation board of directors. QuIC will support the Symbian Foundation with active participation on the board of directors and each of the four councils that govern the development of the Symbian platform.

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Sybase Named “Silver Sponsor” of iPhone Developer Summit

Tue, 27 Oct 2009 10:45:00 EDT

SYS-CON Events announced that Sybase, the largest enterprise software and services company, was named "Silver Sponsor" of SYS-CON's iPhone Developer Summit. The Summit is co-located with the 4th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, which will take place on November 2 - 4, 2009, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, in Santa Clara, California.

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Nokia Launches its First TD-SCDMA Device

Tue, 27 Oct 2009 03:24:00 EDT

Speaking at the event, said Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo, CEO of Nokia: "Nokia sees TD-SCDMA as being central to the successful evolution of 3G in China, and so is fully committed to this 3G standard. With a wide range of integrated China Mobile applications, the Nokia 6788 marks a new level of collaboration with China Mobile and offers enriched experiences to China's 3G users. Nokia plans to introduce more TD-SCDMA phones in the near future, further boosting the development of this 3G standard in China."

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ecoATM Installs First eCycling Station for Mobile Phone

Fri, 02 Oct 2009 13:00:00 EDT

ecoATM today announced that it has installed its first Automated eCycling Station for eWaste recycling take-back programs and trade-in promotions. The installation at Nebraska Furniture Mart in Omaha on September 21, 2009, has proven to be an immediate success, both in the number of recycled devices and the resulting trade-up purchases. By automating the buy-back and payment process, the system offers financial incentives to consumers for all used mobile phone models and will soon support other consumer electronics, regardless of their condition.

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Microsoft Open Source Chief Goes to the Cloud

Thu, 01 Oct 2009 21:30:00 EDT

Sam Ramji, Microsoft’s open source defector, whose imminent departure from the company became widely known when Microsoft set up its own CodePlex open source foundation a few weeks ago, has turned up at five-year-old cloud start-up Sonoa Systems, where he will head product strategy and business development. Sonoa, which has little open source exposure so far, does something called ServiceNet, which is supposed to set security and scaling policies for cloud-based services, acting as a proxy server between the service provider and the consumer.

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Cloud Computing ERP Suite For the iPhone

Fri, 25 Sep 2009 13:15:00 EDT

Thousands of companies use NetSuite to manage their key business processes, leveraging its Software as a Service (SaaS) design to access invoicing, customer records, inventory, and financial reporting from any Internet-enabled computer. Now, for the first time, iPhone and iPod touch users can access NetSuite functionality using a rich interface designed to run natively on iPhone and iPod touch, adding to the anytime, anywhere features already offered by NetSuite's cloud computing platform. Additionally, if a company has implemented custom fields, custom records, role-based security or custom dashboard elements in their NetSuite account, they will all be seamlessly reflected in the NetSuite app.

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Symbian's Lars Kurth Seeks Open-Source Rock Stars

Wed, 23 Sep 2009 14:43:00 EDT

Lars Kurth is Contributing Community Manager at the Symbian Foundation, based in London. A recent interview with him at OSCON in San Jose revealed a witty, experienced architect who is serious about community development.

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VMware Betas Free VMware Go

Wed, 02 Sep 2009 22:00:00 EDT

VMware started chasing small and mid-size customers Monday with a beta of VMware Go, a free web-based service that automates ESXi installation and configuration so first-time customers can get started with virtualization. It’s supposed to “dramatically” simplify the process of virtualizing their applications down to a few mouse clicks.

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Twitter Marketing Platform Launched

Thu, 27 Aug 2009 09:00:00 EDT

Linked Media Group to develop a customized version of their Social Media Platform, which will be marketed and sold under the Linked Media Group brand name. Enabling Linked Media Group to generate two new revenue streams via SaaS ("Software as a Service") Subscription and as a Services offering for the millions of Corporations and Small to Medium Sized Businesses rapidly embracing Twitter and other Social Media Platforms for Advertising, Lead Generation and Customer Engagement.

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Benefits from Web 2.0: Offshoring

Thu, 27 Aug 2009 08:45:00 EDT

One of the major denominators of Web 2.0 is ‘online collaboration’. As Don Tapscott puts it in his book ‘wikinomics’: ‘The old notion that you have to attract, develop, and retain the best and brightest inside your corporate boundaries is becoming null. With the cost of collaboration falling precipitously, companies can increasingly source ideas, innovations and uniquely qualified minds from a vast global pool of talent’. While offshoring has been growing in popularity over the past 10 years, the real breakthrough is yet to come. And while Linux started about 15 years ago, the open source movement has only started to gain momentum.

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Best-Selling Author Scott McKain Joins Ulitzer

Wed, 26 Aug 2009 14:15:00 EDT

Business leader, best-selling author and Hall of Fame speaker Scott McKain joined Ulitzer with his blog syndication at Scott McKain is the Co-founder and Principal of The Value Added Institute, a think-tank that examines the role of the customer experience in creating significant advances in the level of client loyalty. He is Vice Chairman of Obsidian Enterprises, a dynamic holding company with 19 companies in diverse industries, that was named one of the "fastest-growing companies" in America, and is also Vice Chairman of Durham Capital Corporation.

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Trusted Identities Realization for Government

Wed, 26 Aug 2009 12:30:00 EDT

SYS-CON Events announced today that Naval Khosla, ISL Program Manager for Government Industry Solutions at IBM, will be presenting at the upcoming Government IT Conference & Expo ( this coming October 6th in Washington, DC. His session will be entitled “Trusted Identities Realization for Government.” Naval Khosla is IBM India Software Lab (ISL) Program Manager for Government Industry Solutions, Trusted Identity Solutions and Linux Integration Center (LIC). He has diverse experience in Technical Consultancy, Application Development, Services

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How To Use Social Media in Your Job Search

Thu, 20 Aug 2009 09:30:00 EDT

Are you struggling to figure out how to best leverage social media into your job search marketing plan? My upcoming book, "I'm Job Searching, Now What???" will delve into using social media as one of the multiple...

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Exude Your Brand

Thu, 20 Aug 2009 06:00:00 EDT

Online and offline tips on how to grow your brand and make it glow. Today’s “Exude Your Brand” is going to focus on fine-tuning your elevator pitch (how you introduce yourself in networking – online and in...

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CelLynx Discusses Its 5BARz Sales and Marketing Strategy

Mon, 10 Aug 2009 03:00:00 EDT

CelLynx Group, Inc. (OTCBB: CYNX), a producer of breakthrough, plug 'n play cell phone signal-amplification technology, today announced highlights of its updated sales and marketing plan in preparation for the national launch of its 5BARz(TM) Road Warrior device -- its first device to market. CelLynx in July reported that its first product, The Road Warrior, has passed FCC Certification and has reached commercial production. The following is a brief overview of the Sales & Marketing Plan that has been designed to Sell, Distribute and Support 5BARz products.

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AT&T U-verse Arrives in Greenville

Sun, 09 Aug 2009 00:01:00 EDT

Greenville Customers Get New TV Service That Ranks Highest in Customer Satisfaction in J.D. Power and Associates Study

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