Internet of Things (IoT) is the in thing that no sane company would neglect.
BlackBerry after its recent smart phone is also into IoT and has a complete
platform. Main vertical applications targeted are automotive and asset
tracking for now.
Here is about the platform in Blackberry's own words.
"The BlackBerry® IoT Platform is here to give you that control, providing a
cloud-based solution that lets you build and manage IoT applications and
devices in a secure, efficient, and scalable way."
Security: via BlackBerry cryptography and Key Management technology-The IoT
platform is hosted in the secure, global BlackBerry infrastructure.
Scalability: Massive scalability at every layer, instantaneous data indexing
with no bottlenecks and redundant long-term storage.
Efficiency: Superb messaging both event-driven and store-and-forward
You want to try it out. It... (more)
Of the major companies that announced their earnings yesterday, two of them,
AT&T and Apple, beat Wall Street estimates largely thanks to a single
product: The iPhone. We’re approaching the two year birthday of the device,
and it still remains one of the hottest items out there. Ladies and
gentleman, the state of the iPhone is strong.
Yes, Apple actually sold less iPhones this quarter than the previous two
quarters, but that was coming off of the always-hot holiday shopping quarter,
and the one before that was when the iPhone 3G was still relatively new on
the scene. All told, A... (more)
I’ve been thinking about my presence on the internet from the early days,
from my time at Argonne National Labs near Chicago in 1988-1989 and from
my graduate school days at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis in
1989-1992. That was even before the web browser days, which didn’t come out
till 1993-94. Mosaic browser was first released in 1993. And I remember the
excitement we had at work when we installed an early version of Netscape
browser in 1994.Partial map of internet 2005,via Wikipedia
There was internet of course even before the browser. In addition to the
According to SYS-CON Media's worldwide network of software development
activists, evangelists and executives - including the creator of Ruby on
Rails, David Heinemeier Hansson - 2006 promises to be a vintage year for
Take Microsoft, for example: A new client OS is on the way, Microsoft Vista,
due late in 2006, giving rise to the obvious question: will the new cool 3D
user interface be enough to move user to upgrade? We’ll see. Maybe the
new built-in security, performance features, and integrated search will be
enough to convince users – after ... (more)
.BIRMINGHAM, MI – January 4, 2010 (SMARTFINDS INTERNET MARKETING) – An
affordable local business listing package, offered by SmartFinds Internet
Marketing, is allowing small businesses to reduce the cost of yellow page
ads. Internet based Local business listings are free through the major search
engines and display in search results, as well as on mobile devices. The
additional benefits include adding coupons, offers, discounts, photos, videos
while changing them anytime. – something you cannot do with your yellow
SmartFinds Internet Marketing launched the SmartFinds Lo... (more)
RIM supposedly cut its Q2 Playbook sales targets to 800,000-900,000 from 2.4
million-2.5 million according to DigiTimes's anonymous supply chain sources.
Apparently Playbook's best day was its launch day when 40,000-50,000 units
supposedly moved. It's reportedly been down hill from then. RIM told Wall
Street it shipped 500k units since mid-April. There's also been talk
Microsoft might buy RIM - for no apparent reason - but then there's also been
talk about Microsoft buying Nokia, which Nokia's CEO denied. Acer also
reportedly cut its tablet projections this year from five million... (more)