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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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IBM: Going Mobile with two big announcements

Today IBM announced some important enhancements to its Mobile strategy for supporting customers looking to grow and transform their businesses, whether they are B2C, B2B, or B2E. IBM Advances Mobile Capabilities with Acquisition of Worklight From the press release: In a move that will help expand the enterprise mobile capabilities…

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Daily links for 01/26/2012

AT&T to offer Nokia Lumia 900 for $100 on March 18 | Signal Strength – CNET News “The new Lumia 900, which had been announced earlier this month at CES for AT&T’s network, will sell for $99.99 with a two-year service contract starting March 18, sources with knowledge of the…

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Daily links for 01/25/2012

Mark Shuttleworth » Blog Archive » Introducing the HUD. Say hello to the future of the menu. “The desktop remains central to our everyday work and play, despite all the excitement around tablets, TV’s and phones. So it’s exciting for us to innovate in the desktop too, especially when we…

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Daily links for 01/24/2012

iPhone 4S wooing lots of Android, BlackBerry users | Apple – CNET News “Specifically, 50 percent of the rival phone jumpers polled by CIRP upgraded from a Blackberry, 39 percent from an Android phone, and 10 percent from a Palm device. Only 21 percent switched from other mobile phones or…

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Daily links for 01/23/2012

RIM’s Balsillie and Lazaridis Step Aside – NYTimes.com “Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis, who made the BlackBerry a leading business tool but then presided over its precipitous decline, said they would step down on Monday as co-chairmen and co-chief executives of Research in Motion.” tags: rim Posted from Diigo. The…

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Daily links for 01/20/2012

Red Hat releases third version of its Enterprise Virtualisation platform – Update – The H Open Source: News and Features “As before, the RHEV hypervisor, which is only a few hundred megabytes in size, virtualises using KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine) and integrates many RHEL core components – however, the new…

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Daily links for 01/19/2012

Role reversal: Apple’s the corporate standard for mobile | Mobile Technology – InfoWorld “But 2011 was the tipping point. iPhones now have more users than BlackBerrys within corporate environments, and Aberdeen Group mobile analyst Andrew Borg notes that many organizations have figured out how to handle the Apple security model…

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Thoughts on mobile management

What does it mean to manage a mobile device, say a smartphone like an Apple iPhone or one with Google’s Android operating system? At the lowest level, the device level, you might want to establish a policy for length and structure of passwords set or reset a password detect whether…

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Daily links for 01/18/2012

Mobile EBay and PayPal Mobile Payment Forecasts Soars Into Billions “PayPal’s projected numbers look even better at $7 billion, a 75 percent increase over last year. 2011 was still a good year for the online payment company as it surpassed its $3.5 billion expectations to reach $4 billion in mobile…

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