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Here are today’s top tech news stories. Bitcoin, the underground currency of the Internet, is experiencing speculative growth - there have been a few things pushing up the value of the Bitcoin, including a drug purchasing version of eBay. There are now “High Yield Investmen...
DCD becomes the first organization in the region planning to deploy the Desktop Video Device at 16 centers to increase speed and efficiency of emergency servicesDUBAI, UAE - Dubai Civil Defense (DCD) has become the first government organization in the region planning to deploy the Avay...
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...
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....
QlikTech, a business intelligence company, has announced the immediate availability of QlikView for iPad at the Gartner Business Intelligence Summit. This mobile, interactive enterprise business intelligence solution provides mobile professionals access to decision-critical information...
QlikTech has announced its QlikView analytics application will soon be available on the Android operating system. QlikView for Android leverages fully interactive drill down functionality to explore information, not just static reports that traditional BI mobile offerings are limited t...
2010 will bring a load of new gadgets, technology, and advancements for consumers and enterprises alike.  Microsoft is releasing Office 2010, Apple is releasing their new Tablet (iTablet), NVIDIA is releasing their “GeForce 3XX” series of graphics cards, SSD’s will be...
2010 will undoubtedly be a year of technology innovation. In 2009, Twitter revolutionized the way we get news, it brought us closer to those who were a part of the news, almost making traditional media irrelevant. I don’t know who (or what) will be the Twitter of 2010, but below...
Epicor Solutions Continue to Leverage Latest Microsoft Technologies for Enhanced Security, Innovative User Interface Features and Performance EnhancementsIRVINE, Calif. - December 22, 2009 - Epicor Software Corporation (NASDAQ: EPIC), a leading provider of enterprise business software ...
Option, the wireless technology company, today announced that its GTM501 will be used in MOTO Development Group's Android 2.0 Media Platform (AMP) offering reduced time-to-market for next-generation multi-touch consumer and enterprise electronics device developers. This project further...
A couple of weeks ago, Krishna Sankar provided a glimpse into Cisco's cloud computing strategy in a presentation titled "A Hitchhiker's Guide to the Inter-Cloud." The presentation outlined the four tenets of Cisco's cloud computing strategy:
Twisted Pair Solutions and IDV Solutions have announced their partnership in creating an entirely new communications client for the Microsoft Surface computer. Built upon Twisted Pair’s WAVE software technology and exploiting IDV’s extensive knowledge and experience in creating interac...
Evidence of Explosives Found in Destruction of All 3 WTC High-Rises
Ideum has announced the release of a ruggedized multi-touch, multi-user table built specifically for museums. The MT Table supports multi-touch and multi-user interactions. It has a 50" (diagonal) surface with a high resolution 1280 x 720 display. The large display also makes it easie...
Despite the recession and consumer fears, Apple posted record numbers for the fourth calendar quarter, surpassing $10 billion in revenues for the first time in its life, hitting $10.17 billion, up 5.8%, on earning of $1.6 billion, or $1.78 a share, whizzing past its $1.06-$1.35 guidanc...
APC, a global leader in integrated critical power and cooling services, today announced the Modular Three-Phase Power Distribution Unit (PDU). APC's new modular PDU brings right-sized scalability and flexibility down to the rack level in the first ever fully modular PDU. Featuring...
AuthenTec (NASDAQ:AUTH), the world leading provider of fingerprint sensors and solutions, today announced that NTT DOCOMO is now offering subscribers the world’s first fingerprint-enabled waterproof cell phone, the Fujitsu F-01A. This feature-rich phone ...
Palm has unveiled its Palm webOS mobile platform, to be constantly connected to the web, and the new Palm Pre, the phone based on the new platform. Palm webOS is a platform invented exclusively for mobile use. It automatically brings your information from the many places it resides - o...
Canesta announced its collaboration with Hitachi to create a television that can be controlled by open-air hand gestures, rather than by the familiar hand-held remote control. The prototype, which uses a tiny Canesta 3D sensor for gesture recognition and a Hitachi TV can be controlled ...
Are humans really necessary for maintaining SLAs? In today's cloud computing deployments, especially with systems like Amazon's EC2, the users' application is responsible for both measuring and taking action on application performance issues. This complicates deployment and coding, as ...
Marvell has announced the PXA168, the first in a family of applications processors targeted at new mass market opportunities in computing and digital consumer devices. The Marvell PXA168 is based on a new architecture that delivers the processing capabilities of an entry-level laptop t...
Apple has unveiled the new 17-inch MacBook Pro featuring a durable aluminum unibody enclosure, and a built-in battery that delivers up to eight hours of use and up to 1,000 recharges. The 17-inch MacBook Pro has a high resolution LED-backlit display and a glass Multi-Touch trackpad. In...
Sybase Vice President and Chief Technology Officer Irfan Khan has been with the company for over 15 years. He oversees technology evangelism efforts and is chartered with ensuring the voice of Sybase's customers and the needs of the market are reflected within the company's innovation ...
What are the three companies expected to benefit most from the cloud computing boom? One answer would be Google, Akamai, and VMware - according anyway to the Rule Breakers newsletter run by the founder of The Motley Fool, Dave Gardner. But SYS-CON's Cloud Computing Journal would most c...
The concept of service-oriented architecture (SOA) has caused a profound shift in the worlds of business and technology, causing important changes that will stand the test of time in how millions of people think and work. However, I believe the practice of SOA is overdue for a paradigm...
On Monday October 20 in San Jose, California, the top Rich Internet Applications event of the Fall opens its doors: the 6th International AJAX World RIA Conference & Expo, with top industry keynotes from Microsoft's Silverlight supremo Scott Guthrie and Adobe's Chief Technology Officer...
A round-up of the overall themes and topics being presented at the 6th International AJAXWorld RIA Conference & Expo at The Fairmont Hotel in San Jose, CA, October 20-22, 2008 - including AIR & Flex, AJAX, ASP.NET, Business Case for RIAs, Cloud Computing, Comet, Google Web Toolkit (GWT...
It took the global economy falling off a cliff for Apple to bring out a sub-$1,000 notebook and it’s only a buck under a grand at that – a hundred bucks cheaper than its last entry-level model – disappointing onlookers who wanted tags more like $799 or $899.
It is said that by 2013, 31 percent of all mobile phones will be smart phones, and by then, a smart phone might be almost like a full blown PC. Meanwhile it seems like everyone is trying to push their feet into the blooming mobile phone market. We've seen a lot of ups and downs in this...
SIMtone announced the release of an end-to-end universal cloud computing platform. The SIMtone Universal Cloud Computing Platform enables multiple cloud services, such as “PCs in the Cloud,” virtual desktops, DaaS and SaaS, or Web services to be hosted and managed simply, securely and ...
SIMtone Corporation, a privately held company delivering the next cloud computing paradigm, today announced the release of the first end-to-end universal cloud computing platform. The SIMtone Universal Cloud Computing Platform enables multiple cloud serv...
Lab49 announced it has begun developing applications for the Apple iPhone 2.0 platform for buy-side and sell-side financial institutions. Lab49 has seen sizable and growing demand for developing financial applications on the iPhone platform, with hedge funds seeming to adopt this techn...
Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer previewed Windows 7 at the Wall Street Journal's D6 conference in California Tuesday. The next-generation operating system is due in late 2009, Ballmer said, confirming what we reported weeks ago, which probably means December 31, 2009.
This is a checklist of items you need for an all-encompassing personal branding strategy. Personal branding is the process of marketing and selling yourself as a brand in order to gain success in business. Personal branding is a continual process just as knowing yourself is a continual...
Despite hisses and boos from the open source side of the house One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) is now officially soldered at the hip to Microsoft. Its novel XO laptop is supposed to go to trials in a half-dozen developing countries next month fitted with XP and a student version of Office ...
Raising the bar even higher for Web browsing capabilities, Opera announced the availability of Opera Mobile 9.5 on the new HTC Touch Diamond. The customized HTC-specific version enables one-handed viewing and effortless navigation. As a result, your favorite Web sites look exactly the ...
Continuing employing an open application model, Sprint introduced the latest version of its developer toolkit, relaunching its Professional Developer Program and preparing to deliver new Sprint devices and a new Java platform that will open the door to millions of developers who have t...
If you design an application that runs on Windows but doesn't look exactly like Windows, so the old argument goes, the effect will be unsettling for users. But sticking to the native look and feel (L&F) should not be the end-goal of designers.
ActiveState announced an updated, open-sourced release of Komodo Edit, the popular and free editor for dynamic languages including Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, and Tcl, plus support for browser-side code including JavaScript, CSS, HTML, and XML. Komodo Edit, based on Komodo IDE, offers sup...
I think the iPhone is a great platform for the future of mobile computing, and developers should be free to develop applications for the world in Java. Will Apple even allow the JVM to exist? If the JVM is allowed, will things like Ruby on the JVM come next for quick application develo...