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Daily links for 08/31/2011

Java creator quits Google, develops robot comms » telecoms.com – telecoms industry news, analysis and opinion “James Gosling, the creator of the Java programming language, has quit Google after only five months at the firm, and has joined a startup that uses wireless communication technologies for data harvesting.” tags: java…

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Daily links for 08/30/2011

HTML5 Mobile App Framework PhoneGap Adds Facebook Connect Plugin | TechCrunch “Nitobi, creators of the HTML5-based mobile app framework PhoneGap, have today launched the PhoneGap Facebook Connect plugin. The addition of the plugin means that developers building apps using Web technologies like HTML and JavaScript can now simplify the log…

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Daily links for 08/24/2011

Idevnews | Evans Data Finds Three-Fourths of Enterprises Focus on Mobile Apps “Mobile app development is taking off in all directions, according to Evans Data Corp.’s Mobile Development Survey released this month. The survey found nearly three-fourths of enterprise devs are working on mobile apps for customers, enterprise users and…

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Daily links for 08/22/2011

Android developers run afoul of source licences | TechCentral.ie “While Google’s Android is offered under the Apache and GPL licences, the mobile operating system has components referencing 19 open source licences overall, Black Duck Software executive Peter Vescuso told an audience at LinuxCon.” tags: android open source Report: Tablet market…

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Daily links for 08/19/2011

A tale of two failures: Microsoft’s Kin and HP’s TouchPad | ZDNet “Last year, Microsoft pulled the plug on its Kin phone after only seven weeks. HP just discontinued its TouchPad after even a shorter lifespan. It’s embarrassing to fail so quickly and in such spectacular fashion, but the hidden…

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Daily links for 08/18/2011

In U.S. Smartphone Market, Android is Top Operating System, Apple is Top Manufacturer | Nielsen Wire “However, because Apple is the only company manufacturing smartphones with the iOS operating system, it is clearly the top smartphone manufacturer in the United States. Other leading manufacturers include HTC, whose Android phones represents…

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Daily links for 08/17/2011

Exclusive: How LinkedIn used Node.js and HTML5 to build a better, faster app | VentureBeat “The app is two to 10 times faster on the client side than its predecessor, and on the server side, it’s using a fraction of the resources, thanks to a switch from Ruby on Rails…

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Daily links for 08/16/2011

Samsung Galaxy Tab ban lifted in Europe | Apple – CNET News “Citing confirmation from Peter Schutz, spokesman for the Dusseldorf District Court, IDG’s Webwereld (English version) said that Samsung can now resume sales of its Tab tablet throughout Europe, with the exception of Germany. The court ruled that the…

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Daily links for 08/13/2011

Linux Top 10 Things Linux Users Don’t Understand « FOSS Force “So, here it is, just to prove that we don’t always pick on Windows, ten things that Linux users don’t understand.” tags: linux users Mobile Mobile Sites vs. Mobile Apps: How HTML5 Changes the Math – CIO Central –…

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