Monthly disclaimer

The postings on this site are my own and don’t necessarily represent my employer’s positions, strategies or opinions. Blog entries before 2010 are in my Archived Blog.

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Daily links for 12/29/2011

STLtoday – Associated Press – News “After the hauling of hundreds of thousands of tons of rock and tens of thousands of man-hours on heavy equipment, Vermont is ready to celebrate the completion of a Herculean task and the biggest single engineering challenge following the flooding from the remnants of…

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Daily links for 12/23/2011

Best iPhone Apps of 2011 – NYTimes.com “For iPhone owners, 2011 brought a flood of new apps, but in many cases they struggled to outshine last year’s best. So rather than present a top 10 list that includes names from 2010, I’m including only apps that had their debuts this…

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10 predictions for enterprise mobile for 2012

Yes, it’s that time of year of for predictions for what we might see in the next twelve months. Being in the IT business and in a company like IBM, I’m somewhat hamstrung in what I can say regarding the future because of confidentiality, but here’s my attempt at some…

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Daily links for 12/21/2011

Mobile devices: Five predictions for 2012 | Mobile – CNET News “Just as 2011 saw the rise in dominance of Android, Apple basically opening fire on every Android device through lawsuits, and a flood of tablets and 4G devices, 2012 should see similar shake-ups in the industry. Below are five…

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Daily links for 12/20/2011

Open Letter to the Open Document Format Ecosystem : The Apache Software Foundation Blog “Only the Apache Software Foundation can make releases of software that bear our trademarks. The Apache OpenOffice (Incubating) project has tentatively identified the first quarter of 2012 for a Version 3.4 release.” tags: apache Posted from…

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Daily links for 12/17/2011

Explaining the API Revolution to your CEO – Forbes “One of the most striking findings was how often API programs were started in secret, nurtured by the true believers in a clandestine way, slipped into production, and then brought to the awareness of senior management after the API was shown…

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Daily links for 12/16/2011

Android Will Lose the Tablet Race: 10 Reasons Why – Mobile and Wireless – News & Reviews – eWeek.com “The tablet market hasn’t been too friendly to Google’s Android operating system. Over the last year, consumers have been increasingly turning to Apple’s iPad to satisfy their tablet desires. Android-based products,…

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Daily links for 12/14/2011

SMS flaw reportedly found in Windows Phone 7.5 | Security – CNET News “A malicious SMS sent to a Windows Phone 7.5 device will force it to reboot and lock down the messaging hub (see video below). WinRumors said tests revealed that the flaw affected a variety of devices running…

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Daily links for 12/13/2011

Amazon’s Trojan Horse: Don’t Underestimate The Kindle Fire | TechCrunch “But there’s another narrative that says this is a secret success. Analysts estimate that Amazon will sell 5 million of the devices this quarter, a little under half the iPads sold in Q4 2011 (although the Fire has been on…

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