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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." Highlights: 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)

The State Of The iPhone Is Strong — Very Strong

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)

Digital Footprint and Virtual Social Influence

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 worldwide... (more)

The Shape of i-Technology To Come: Predictions for 2006

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 software development... 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)

New Online Marketing Option For Small Businesses

.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 page ad. SmartFinds Internet Marketing launched the SmartFinds Lo... (more)

RIM Cutting Tablet Targets: DigiTimes

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)