Daily links for 09/19/2011

Online ID Verification Plan Carries Risks – NYTimes.com “Industry experts expect that each authentication technology would rely on at least two different ID confirmation methods. Those might include embedding an encryption chip in people’s phones, issuing smart cards or using one-time passwords or biometric identifiers like fingerprints to confirm substantial…

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Mobile app development: Native vs. hybrid vs. HTML5 (part 1)

I’ve seen and heard a lot of discussion about how people build applications for mobile devices. While there are literally hundreds of thousands of apps out there for Apple, Android, Blackberry and other smartphones, I can’t help but think the majority of these are one-off efforts. In this series in…

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Daily links for 09/17/2011

Open sourcing the post-Irene Vermont flood relief effort “Two weeks ago, in the wake of tropical storm Irene’s devastating flooding in Vermont’s Mad River Valley, local residents organized a MRV Flood Relief initiative. What began as a self-organized volunteer effort to match needs and help offered in our communities, using…

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Daily links for 09/14/2011

Google Watch – Android Vs. iPhone – There’s Room for More Than Apple, Google in Mobile “The firm’s prediction is that by 2015 more U.S. Internet users will access the Internet through mobile devices than through PCs or other wireline devices.” tags: iPhone google android mobile EclipseCon Europe celebrates tenth…

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Daily links for 09/09/2011

Kaplan brings professional development to the mobile – ComputerworldUK.com “After downloading the Kaplan Mobile application users log-in with their Kaplan account and are shown relevant course materials available for download. Kaplan customers are able to sync their accounts with up to two mobile devices. Currently, the application allows students to access…

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Daily links for 09/08/2011

Amazon Cloud SDKs for Android, IOS Exit Beta Testing | PCWorld Business Center “Using the SDKs developers can make API (application programming interface) requests directly from a mobile application to Amazon‘s Web Services. Developers can integrate their applications with a long list of services, including Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Simple…

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Daily links for 09/07/2011

New IDC Study Outlines Strategies and Opportunities in Mobile Application Development Life-cycle Services – MarketWatch “New research from International Data Corporation (IDC) shows that service providers are reporting increasing enterprise and ISV activity in establishing mobile initiatives for a variety of horizontal- and industry-specific B2B, B2E, and B2C applications. As…

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What I did (and didn’t do) on my summer vacation

Now that it’s early September, I suppose I can look back over the last several months and take stock of what happened over the summer season. Technically, summer is not quite over, but in northwest New York where I live you can really feel the first flourishes of fall in…

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Daily links for 09/01/2011

IBM WebSphere Application Server Migration Toolkit: Overview “The IBM® WebSphere® Application Server Migration Toolkit is a suite of tools and knowledge collections that enables your organization to quickly and cost-effectively migrate to WebSphere Application Server V7 or V8, whether from a previous version of WebSphere Application Server or competitive application…

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