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Flickr has released a new version of its mobile site that affords several new features, most notably the ability to stream video clips up to 90-seconds in length. Video streaming will be initially available for only the iPhone and iPod Touch, with support for other handsets that use Webkit, Firefox Mobile, or Opera Mini to come. Previously, users could upload videos to Flickr from mobile devices but this is the first time they can actually watch them on their phones. Mobile playback for Flickr is based on Yahoo’s Video Platform, which can serve content to various device types, screen sizes and codecs. In addition to video playback support, the new mobile site supports the favoriting of photos and videos, as well as the changing of photo permissions. Flickr doesn’t have a native application for iPhone or Android, so this mobile site is intended to be a universal a... (more)

New Real Estate Websites for Realtors Launched

Plano, TX, January 31, 2012 --(PR.com)-- A real estate website company that specializes in creating websites for Realtors and real estate agents, www.RealEstateWebsiteParadise.com, has launched a new offering of real estate websites for real estate agents and Realtors. The websites are built to generate new clients for real estate agents. Each website is equipped with informative E-books that house buyers and sellers find useful. In order to access these E-books, they must provide their contact information. The website then takes over with in-built autoresponder marketing email messages that are sent at pre-determined intervals. These messages provide useful information and encourage these prospects to use services of the Realtor. Each website is also controlled from a simple virtual back office, from changing designs and content to managing leads and property listings ... (more)

Programming iOS 5: Fundamentals of iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch Development Book Review

A little background so you know what type of experience I have. I have been a Microsoft .NET architect and developer since the first beta release. Before that C, C++, ColdFusion, ASP, JavaScript and of course HTML. Being a .NET developer has many advantages, but the one major disadvantage we suffer has driven me to Java and Objective-C over the past year. That one disadvantage? Microsoft themselves. They come off as completely lost and have wreaked havoc on .NET developer community the past few years. I have read several books on programming with Objective-C, but this is by far the most comprehensive and well put together. One book I would recommend to anyone coming from the .NET world is Migrating to iPhone and iPad for .NET Developers. After advising the reader to brush up on their C by reading certain parts of C Programming Language, and then spending a chapter sho... (more)

TechNet Radio: Cert Talk – Calling all Microsoft Subject Matter Experts!

About This Video Do you consider yourself an expert on one or more Microsoft technologies? If so, you may have what it takes to be Microsoft Subject Matter Expert! Tune in for this episode as your host J. Seymour welcomes Marcin Policht and Kyle Rosenthal...(read more ) ... (more)

Lucky Live Casino Offers Two New Online Slots

London, United Kingdom, June 25, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Lucky Live Casino is pleased to announce the welcome of two new online slots recently released to give players an enriched player experience. These two new slots are called Buccaneer's Gold and Enhanced Fortune. Enchanted Fortune is a 3-Reel 5-Line fairies and gnomes themed slot machine. Buccaneer's Gold is a pirate themed 5-Reel 15-Line video slot machine with animated symbols. This addition comes as a perfect match to the more than 10 slots available at Lucky Live Casino's website. Buccaneer’s Gold tells the story of a lost pirate in the quest for the a treasure, Enhanced Fortune is the story of a beautiful young lady in a magic world. Lucky Live Casino has always made an effort in providing players with the top elite quality games and with this two slots joining the Lucky Live family they have achieved that. Luck... (more)

Panasonic Brings The Latest Performance Enhancing Technology To Its Market Leading Rugged Toughbook And Semi-Rugged Business Notebook

Improved performance, longer battery life and enhanced connectivity make the Toughbook CF-31 and CF-53 better than ever BRACKNELL, UK- 28 JUNE 2012 Panasonic today announced the latest technology and feature updates to its flagship rugged notebook with the launch of the latest generation Toughbook CF-31 and its market leading semi-rugged notebook, the Toughbook CF-53, which offers mobile workers enhanced performance and flexibility. Latest Toughbook CF-31mk3 delivers up to 21 hours* of battery life The Toughbook CF-31mk3, available in two different models (Standard and Performance), offers increased computing power, longer battery life and a range of enhanced management functionality and connectivity. Designed to access applications and data in the most extreme mobile computing environments, the CF-31 has become the fully rugged device of choice for utilities, emergen... (more)

Geek Engineer Sells Revolutionary Physical Exercise Manual, for $4,860 a Copy

Columbus, OH, July 17, 2012 --(PR.com)-- During eight months of chemotherapy for advanced cancer in 1992, structural engineer Craig Wise, noticed that only after doing cardio type exercise, he felt well for the remainder of the day. By the year 2000, his knees could no longer take the stout cardio workouts he had become addicted to doing. So in his basement he began studying how to strengthen the human body just as he would a new building design, which involves tracing the involved forces, to see where and how they interact, dissipate and escape. This eventually showed him how to design hundreds of unconventional exercise methods and devices, all designed to direct most, to all of their motion resistance energy in only the directions that oppose muscle contractions. In other words, powerful, even healthy bones are no longer needed to restore, build and keep most muscl... (more)

Top 15 Tech Blogs On Twitter: Follow these to stay up on today’s tech trends

By BobGourley What makes a great tech blog? It takes great staff, an actionable vision, and timely/accurate reporting. How do you know which tech blogs have found that magic blend? The great tech blogs have a history of delivering high quality reporting. They have proven past performance in bringing insights to their readers. We assembled our list of the top 15 tech blogs and provide them below in the form of a TwitChimp widget.  This is based on a very subjective methodology. This is the list that overtime we found we had to follow on a daily basis or we would miss hot stories. Click the follow button next to any of these to follow, or click on the list name to learn more about the account and what they have been tweeting about. We know there are many other tech blogs out there, and love many others besides these, but they are the ones we cannot do without. If you ... (more)

Mobility News Weekly – Week of November 25, 2012

The Mobility News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to enterprise mobility that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends. Also read Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly Also read Field Mobility News Weekly Also read M2M News Weekly Also read Mobile Commerce News Weekly Also read Mobile Health News Weekly Also read SMAC News Weekly Within the last three months, iPhone 5 sales boosted Apple to the number one spot in the U.S. market, with handsets running on Apple’s iOS operating system accounting for 48.1 percent of smartphone sales in the country, according to Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.  Read Original Content The Nokia Lumia 920 is starting to make some rumbles in the smartphone market, selling out on Amazon.com and seeing some wait times on AT&T for some ver... (more)

Say Good-Bye to Lonely, Boring Workouts with Community Sprint

Chicago, IL, December 14, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Community Sprint is a free fitness app which combines innovative technology and social networking to provide users a platform to sprint their way to better health. Designed for personal trainers, individuals, sports teams, organizations and/or groups trying to encourage fitness and promote health consciousness, the fitness app allows users to find workout buddies in their neighborhood, create workout sessions with like-minded individuals, and share tips with their community. As expressed in the motto “It’s On Us”, Community Sprint is a unique motivational workout tool, which makes getting in shape a group event. Founder Todd Occomy, M.D. said, “I got the idea to create Community Sprint when I was frustrated that my friends constantly asked me to work out with them, but then they would never show up to the workout sessions. I... (more)

CES 2013: A Wrap-Up and Final Thoughts

The big story of the 2013 International CES (the Consumer Electronics Show) was what was missing. A quick walk through amazon.com’s 1,000 retail show rooms (you may know them as Best Buy) tells the story. The electronics giant’s days – at least in its current form – are quickly coming to an end. Best Buy will have to reimagine itself in light of its real problem – several aisles of products are disappearing because… there’s an app for that. Point-and-shoot cameras, video cameras, music players, GPS systems, voice recorders, calculators, digital picture frames, and a hundred other products have all been rolled into smartphones and tablets. The number of manufacturers who are not showing these devices speaks volumes about where the industry is going. Goldilocks Screens A screen is a screen is a screen. You can get your content on any sized screen from 2 ¼” to 156″ i... (more)

IoT & Smart Cities Stories
We are seeing a major migration of enterprises applications to the cloud. As cloud and business use of real time applications accelerate, legacy networks are no longer able to architecturally support cloud adoption and deliver the performance and security required by highly distributed enterprises. These outdated solutions have become more costly and complicated to implement, install, manage, and maintain.SD-WAN offers unlimited capabilities for accessing the benefits of the cloud and Internet. ...
Dion Hinchcliffe is an internationally recognized digital expert, bestselling book author, frequent keynote speaker, analyst, futurist, and transformation expert based in Washington, DC. He is currently Chief Strategy Officer at the industry-leading digital strategy and online community solutions firm, 7Summits.
As IoT continues to increase momentum, so does the associated risk. Secure Device Lifecycle Management (DLM) is ranked as one of the most important technology areas of IoT. Driving this trend is the realization that secure support for IoT devices provides companies the ability to deliver high-quality, reliable, secure offerings faster, create new revenue streams, and reduce support costs, all while building a competitive advantage in their markets. In this session, we will use customer use cases...
Machine learning has taken residence at our cities' cores and now we can finally have "smart cities." Cities are a collection of buildings made to provide the structure and safety necessary for people to function, create and survive. Buildings are a pool of ever-changing performance data from large automated systems such as heating and cooling to the people that live and work within them. Through machine learning, buildings can optimize performance, reduce costs, and improve occupant comfort by ...
René Bostic is the Technical VP of the IBM Cloud Unit in North America. Enjoying her career with IBM during the modern millennial technological era, she is an expert in cloud computing, DevOps and emerging cloud technologies such as Blockchain. Her strengths and core competencies include a proven record of accomplishments in consensus building at all levels to assess, plan, and implement enterprise and cloud computing solutions. René is a member of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and a m...
With 10 simultaneous tracks, keynotes, general sessions and targeted breakout classes, @CloudEXPO and DXWorldEXPO are two of the most important technology events of the year. Since its launch over eight years ago, @CloudEXPO and DXWorldEXPO have presented a rock star faculty as well as showcased hundreds of sponsors and exhibitors! In this blog post, we provide 7 tips on how, as part of our world-class faculty, you can deliver one of the most popular sessions at our events. But before reading...
Poor data quality and analytics drive down business value. In fact, Gartner estimated that the average financial impact of poor data quality on organizations is $9.7 million per year. But bad data is much more than a cost center. By eroding trust in information, analytics and the business decisions based on these, it is a serious impediment to digital transformation.
Charles Araujo is an industry analyst, internationally recognized authority on the Digital Enterprise and author of The Quantum Age of IT: Why Everything You Know About IT is About to Change. As Principal Analyst with Intellyx, he writes, speaks and advises organizations on how to navigate through this time of disruption. He is also the founder of The Institute for Digital Transformation and a sought after keynote speaker. He has been a regular contributor to both InformationWeek and CIO Insight...
Bill Schmarzo, author of "Big Data: Understanding How Data Powers Big Business" and "Big Data MBA: Driving Business Strategies with Data Science" is responsible for guiding the technology strategy within Hitachi Vantara for IoT and Analytics. Bill brings a balanced business-technology approach that focuses on business outcomes to drive data, analytics and technology decisions that underpin an organization's digital transformation strategy.
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