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Apple watchers are now pretty convinced that Apple will unveil the iPhone 5 next Tuesday since it sent the press a very pointed invitation to “talk iPhone” on its Cupertino campus. Apple’s new CEO Tim Cook is expected to usher the widget out. Reports continue to claim the thing won’t b...
Recession or not, there has never been a better time for technology to come to the fore and prove its worth within the retail environment. Attitudes towards technology are changing in that the hard times may come and go, but consumer expectations do not. And retail technologists now ha...
New forecasts from ABI Research indicate that in 2015 about 244 million people worldwide will carry out financial transactions using their mobile phones. This growth in the financial cell phone sector is not specific to North America or Europe, and large investment is anticipated in re...
"We're making an important shift in the way we do business by providing clients powerful cloud computing services as well as cost savings," declared Chen Xiao Qin, vice director of marketing at Shanghai Telecom, as it was announced earlier in October that Shanghai Telecom was adopting ...
“The new BlackBerry PlayBook is a multitasking powerhouse for apps and content services and, together with Kobo’s eBooks app and service, it will provide users with an exceptional eReading experience,” stated Jim Tobin, Senior Vice President, Value-Added Services, Research In Motion, a...
In a survey just released, 48 percent of respondents indicated they are not satisfied with the smartphone application offered by their banking institution. Despite recent reports of increasing smartphone usage and growing investments by financial institutions, this latest survey reveal...
SYS-CON Events announced today that 3scale Networks, a provider of infrastructure for the programmable web, has been named “Wireless Sponsor” of SYS-CON’s 6th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 21–22, 2010, at the Hilton Prague Hotel in Prague, Czech Republic. Exp...
If you’ve been following the hype and excitement around iPhone OS4, the recent launch of iPad and the great success of the iPhone in the enterprise, then you don’t want to miss these in-person seminars in Dallas, Denver and Atlanta in May and June. Sybase offers a full complement of so...
Will such disintermediation be the final straw for the ailing Telecom giants already faced with the ultimate threat of being relegated to just bit pipe providers?
Apple on Wednesday introduced iPad, a revolutionary device for browsing the web, reading and sending email, enjoying photos, watching videos, listening to music, playing games, reading e-books and much more. iPad's responsive high-resolution Multi-Touch(TM) display lets users physicall...
PBDJ News: CIO Insight Editor in Chief Brian P. Watson posted on Tuesday an exclusive interview with Sybase CIO Jim Swartz. "Sybase has made a major transition to become a mobility software provider. But beyond boosting the company's core offerings, CIO Jim Swartz is looking heavily...
DeviceVM, a privately held software company offering Splashtop, announced on Saturday that it has filed a claim for patent infringement against Phoenix Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq:PTEC) in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. The patent claim is based...
Amazon.com, on Wednesday, introduced Kindle DX with Global Wireless – a new version of the 9.7-inch wireless reading device now with the convenience of wireless content delivery in over 100 countries. In addition to the convenient features such as 60 second downloads, easy-to-use page-...
This increase in value is due in large part to a significant increase in the aggregate value of deals done in the E-Marketing & Search segment. The aggregate value of deals done in this segment was $3.21 billion in 2008 and $5.98 billion in 2009, an increase of 86%. Several large deals...
PlayHaven, an online universe of fan communities for iPhone games, and Mobclix, the industry's largest targeted mobile ad exchange, released data today predicting that iPhone game usage is likely to set records in the week between Christmas and New Year's Day, soaring to levels 28 time...
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...
California Company Artifex Software Inc has filed a lawsuit against Palm over the smartphone company’s alleged unauthorized copying and distribution of one of Artifex’s registered technologies that is supposedly the basis of Palm Pre’s PDF Viewer. Artiflex says that Palm has openly ac...
Clear Channel Radio announced that its mobile application will be available for Android devices, including one of Verizon Wireless’ newest smartphones, the DROID by Motorola, by Christmas. Separately, the company announced Version 2.2 of the music and radio app is now available for Bl...
The TerreStar GENUS Smartphone is an innovative mobile device that combines 3G terrestrial wireless capability with satellite voice and data services - all in a standard smartphone size and form factor. The TerreStar GENUS provides an enhanced end-user experience by leveraging the Wind...
Verizon Wireless and iSkoot announced the availability of Social Beat, the free social media application that allows Verizon Wireless customers nationwide to simplify their mobile social networking with a single app. Running on the nation's largest and most reliable wireless voice and ...
Mobiata announced the availability of TripDeck, a new premium app for the iPhone and iPod touch that organizes and tracks itineraries for travelers on the go. The app offers complete itinerary management for virtually every component of a business or personal trip, including flight inf...
“The news that Google acquired mobile advertising player AdMob for $750 million confirms the legitimacy of the mobile advertising industry, and overcomes any skepticism of whether small screens can offer big opportunities to reach mobile consumers,” says Dave Gwozdz, CEO of Mojiva Inc....
Such consumer & technology transformation has distorted the way 'Prosumer' consume their products & services, and interact with their mobile devices. The industry awaits to see if Asia’s Top Telecom guns can decide on a unified approach to map revenue streams back to the operators. The...
Netbiscuits, a leading B2B web software platform for the creation, operation and monetization of mobile websites, was honored as the “Best Mobile Publishing Platform 2009”. Over 400 industry execs made their choice for the prestigious ME Awards and handpicked Netbiscuits from a short l...
Internet and PC security specialist Prevx today launched a free security program designed to protect websites and internet users from the risks of online fraud without impacting the user experience. Banking, government, and e-commerce sites can now sign up to the Prevx SafeOnline Busin...
Ever looked into Apple’s Push Notification? If you thought it was as a simple as flicking a switch, think again! Enabling Push in your app is just the start and Joe Pezzillo, Co-Founder of Push IO LLC and the founder of Metafy LLC, will show you how to get your application up and runni...
According to Lee Barney, “You will learn how and why to use the standard UIWebView in your applications in any way from a simple display of easily formatted text.” Barney will be presenting a 45-minute breakout session at iPhone Developer Summit 2009 West, being held November 3rd, 2009...
According to Jan Skoglund, “Trying to cobble a VoIP solution is likely to cause developers severe headaches, time delays and frustration.” Skoglund will be presenting a 45-minute breakout session at iPhone Developer Summit 2009 West, being held November 3rd, 2009, at the Santa Clara Co...
According to Ernest Svehla, “Iwill include a quick review of key components then present best practices for organizing your products, selecting a selling model, and implementing your approach.” Svehla will be presenting a 45-minute breakout session at iPhone Developer Summit 2009 West,...
According to Jason Christensen, “Patterns are important for consuming ReST based web-services, TCP stream based services, and Push notifications from the iPhone.” Christensen will be presenting a 45-minute breakout session at iPhone Developer Summit 2009 West, being held November 3rd, ...
According to Senthil Krishnapillai, “As pressures mount on IT departments to allow devices access to complex types of corporate data, iPhone business use must go beyond secure email access.” Krishnapillai will be presenting a 45-minute breakout session at iPhone Developer Summit 2009 W...
With the iPhone more than earning its place in the consumer market, it is now being adopted by enterprises. But just how easy it is to create robust enterprise applications for the iPhone, as well as all the other major mobile platforms? With Ruby and HTML in the cloud, according to Rh...
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 o...
According to Ernest Svehla, “I will include a quick review of key components then present best practices for displaying map customizations and annotations specific to your application needs.” Svehla will be presenting a 45-minute breakout session at iPhone Developer Summit 2009 West, b...
Latin America is predicted to be the strongest region of growth in 2010, Investment is flooding to the area and telecommunications is essential for the region to fulfill its potential. Backed by Government incentives and commercial opportunities figureheads such as Humberto Roca, CTO ,...
Sprint announced the availability of Sprint and Nextel service to customers in the 20 busiest underground stations in the Washington, D.C. Metro system. The move promises to improve the workday commute for hundreds of thousands of passengers who depend on Metro to travel between their ...
$18 billion investment in ICT makes Africa a priority market for world's investors. Chief Executive of the Nigerian Communications Commission, Engr. Ernest Ndukwe has confirmed that telecoms investment in Nigeria in the last eight years has exceeded USD18 billion, and they are not alon...
With countless alternative service offerings around the traditional voice tariffs, in particular wireless broadband, the playing field has been levelled, but who will come out on top?
The ng Connect Program, founded by Alcatel-Lucent continues to develop innovative application and solution PoCs to drive adoption of next generation broadband networks as they become commercially available. The PoCs illustrate the user benefits provided by next generation networks to a...
The SDW, which was built using Jaspersoft and is today deployed in support of more than 8 million customers, reduces the time required to research and respond to issues and decreases costs associated with ad hoc information requests. Since the initial implementation of the SDW for voic...