Monthly Archives: March 2012

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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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Daily links for 03/30/2012

5 Cities Benefiting From Mobile Apps “City government agencies around the world continue to explore mobile applications to provide services more effectively and to reach citizens in new ways. And it’s not just for civil services — cities are embracing … Continue reading

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Daily links for 03/22/2012

Ask Ars: how safe is my data stored in iCloud? “Apple‘s iCloud service lets users sync a staggering amount of data between Macs, Windows PCs, iPhones, and iPads. Though Apple says it stores this data securely in an encrypted format, … Continue reading

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Daily links for 03/20/2012

Android and Linux re-merge into one operating system | ZDNet “Android has always been Linux, but for years the Android project went its own way and its code wasn’t merged back into the main Linux tree. Now, much sooner than … Continue reading

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Daily links for 03/17/2012

IBM: Enterprise mobile device management key with tablet growth | Opinno “Many companies, including IBM, have stepped in to produce security solutions to this growing need. Kimber Spradlin, who is an Endpoint Management and Security Specialist at IBM, spoke to … Continue reading

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Mobile security video from EE Times from Mobile World Congress

I’m one of the people interviewed in this video from EE Times done at Mobile World Congress 2012 in Barcelona. Next time I’ll try to not move my hands quite so much.

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Daily links for 03/15/2012

The New iPad Is Much the Same, Only Better – NYTimes.com “The biggest new feature is what Apple calls the Retina display: like the one on the iPhone 4S, it’s a very, very sharp screen. It’s four times as sharp … Continue reading

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Daily links for 03/13/2012

Google programming languages failing to gain traction | Application Development – InfoWorld “In the March index, released over the weekend, Google saw its Go language drop out of the top 50 while Google’s Dart language was ranked 78th. Oracle’s Java … Continue reading

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Return to “Landmines for Open Source in the Mobile Space”

Before I had my current job involving the IBM mobile platform and product management for the WebSphere Application Server, I worked on Linux and open source. In March of 2011, I gave a talk at POSSCON called “Landmines for Open … Continue reading

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Daily links for 03/10/2012

IBM Showcases ‘Deep Thunder’ Weather Forecasting App On iPad | TPM Idea Lab “By IBM’s own admission, weather forecasting seemed like an unusual use for its supercomputing technology. But 16 years after it began work the parallel processing supercomputing system … Continue reading

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Stats for browsers and operating systems accessing sutor.com

I haven’t posted the stats for browser and operating system access to this website since last July, but since I’ve been doing a lot of posting lately on mobile topics, I thought it would be useful to check the stats … Continue reading

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Daily links for 03/09/2012

Four takeaways from Apple’s ‘resolutionary’ iPad | Apple – CNET News “Every time a new Apple product comes off the assembly line, it gets put under the biggest magnifying glass imaginable as crowds of onlookers parse the announcement with Talmudic … Continue reading

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Photos: IBM mobile session at 2012 Mobile World Congress

Here are a couple of photos from the 2012 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona from Wednesday, February 29, 2012. These were taken by IBM‘s Peter Leabo (thanks!) during my presentation in the afternoon session we hosted in Auditorium A in … Continue reading

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Daily links for 03/08/2012 – Apple (new) iPad (3) Edition

iPad | TechCrunch “This was surprising because our expectations were set for a new name. But it really shouldn’t be all that surprising. My iMac is not the “iMac 11″. My MacBook Air is not the “MacBook Air 4″. The … Continue reading

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Daily links for 03/07/2012

Allow Us to Lay Down the Rules of Eating Sushi: BA Daily: Blogs : bonappetit.com “You may or may not realize this, but there are Rules when you go out for sushi. Maybe the Rules aren’t law at, say, Sushi … Continue reading

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Photos: Maroon 5 at IBM Pulse conference

Here are some photos from last night’s Maroon 5 concert at the IBM Pulse conference in Las Vegas. The band came on around 8pm, played for 55 minutes, took a 5 minute encore break and then came back for 15 … Continue reading

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Video interview with me at IBM Pulse on mobile topics

Yesterday I sat down at the IBM Pulse Conference with Todd Watson and Scott Laningham to discuss several mobile topics including security, privacy, mobile operating systems, and what we might see next. Watch live streaming video from ibmsoftware at livestream.com

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Daily links for 03/03/2012

Elgan: This year’s mobile screens will stun and amaze – Computerworld “With every mobile product able to do everything, how do new gadgets stand apart from the crowd? This year, the answer is becoming clear: Display design and technology that will … Continue reading

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The mobile lifecycle

I’ve been giving many talks lately to customers and partners about IBM‘s mobile strategy and recent moves in our product portfolios. See, for example, the news of the Worklight acquisition and the presentation I gave at Mobile World Congress 2012. … Continue reading

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IBM Mobile Strategy – Mobile World Congress 2012 presentation

My presentation given at the Mobile World Congress 2012 in Barcelona, Spain, on February 29, 2012, is now available on SlideShare and for download here as a PDF. The title of the talk was “IBM Mobile Strategy”. IBM Mobile Strategy … Continue reading

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