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SYS-CON Events announced today that MobiDev, a client-oriented software development company, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place October 31-November 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. MobiDev is a software company that develops and delivers turn-key mobile apps, websites, web services, and complex software systems for startups and enterprises. Since 2009 it has grown from a small group of passionate engineers and business managers to a full-scale mobile software company with over 200 developers, designers, quality assurance engineers, project managers in house, specializing in the world-class mobile and web development. The company's main focus is saving the time and efforts of clients by providing full-cycle product development, offering dedicated project teams for long-term collaborations... (more)

Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly – Week of March 31, 2013

Welcome to Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly, an online newsletter that consists of the most interesting news and articles related to enterprise mobility in Asia.  Asia is predicted to be the fastest area of growth for enterprise mobility between now and 2016. Also read Field Mobility News Weekly Also read Kevin Benedict’s What’s New in HTML5 Also read M2M News Weekly Also read Mobile Commerce News Weekly Also read Mobile Health News Weekly Also read Mobility News Weekly Also read SMAC News Weekly A study conducted by GlobalWebIndex reveals China is the country with the world’s highest mobile purchase penetration rate. Fifty-five percent of Internet users in the country made a purchase via mobile device in the fourth quarter of 2012.  South Korea comes in second with 37 percent.  Read Original Content According to managed consulting firm Condition Zebra, Malaysia has los... (more)

Introduction to Mobile Tagging

Mobile tagging is a process, a technology and a marketplace. The process of mobile tagging involves creating a visual image in a very specific format – called a tag – then deploying and displaying the tag either online or offline. You see the tag and use your mobile phone camera to snap it. When the tag is snapped you’re sorted as this triggers immediate delivery of content to your phone. The technology of mobile tagging includes various tag formats that are recognized by a specific tag reader. The reader is an application installed on the mobile that needs to be loaded to snap the tag. Most readers only recognize one or a handful of tag formats. The reader’s job is to recognize and resolve the tag – that is to read the tag and make the connection between the tag and the information or content it is linked to via the Internet. The marketplace of mobile tagging invo... (more)

Dell Folds its Mobile Unit

Dell's mobile device chief Ron Garriques, the guy Dell hired in 2007 after he didn't cut it at Motorola, is leaving the company effective January 28 although he's supposed to consult for the next year. Dell has reorganized his year-old Communications Solutions Group out of existence, spreading its tablets like the poorly received Android-based Streak, phones like its Aero and Venue Pro and laptops like the pricey Adamo around its primary business groups: large enterprises, government, SMBs and consumer. Development of any next-generation widgets will move under Jeff Clarke, who's responsible for PC engineering, design and development as well as manufacturing, procurement and supply chain. The Wall Street Journal figures it means Dell continues to have turnaround issues and trouble breaking out of it old mold of selling computers to business. Dell told the SEC Gar... (more)

Netbiscuits Offers Retailers PayPal Mobile Express Checkout

Netbiscuits, a provider of cloud software service for cross-platform mobile sites and apps, on Wednesday announced that it will offer retailers PayPal Mobile Express Checkout, the online payment service's two-click mobile payment system for the mobile Web. PayPal's Mobile Express Checkout service will now be available to Netbiscuits-powered retailers worldwide. Furthermore, the two companies agreed to build a relationship providing enterprise-class mobile shopping and payment solutions to customers in e-commerce and retail in North America and Europe. Netbiscuits provides a highly flexible and cost-effective solution that allows retailers to develop and manage mobile commerce Web sites in-house and build sustainable mobile strategies based on their own hands-on experience. In addition to offering retailers PayPal Mobile Express Checkout, Netbiscuits' retail and e-... (more)

The Pentagon’s Cloud Strategy

Here is today’s federal cybersecurity and information technology news: The Department of Homeland Security Inspector General reported that some Customs and Border Protection critical information technology systems are prone to periodic outages. More here. The Department of Defense released a four step cloud strategy that appoints the Defense Information Systems Agencyto oversee all cloud purchases. More here. Researchers deployed a new Office of Naval Research sponsored sensor and software suite in a recent African Maritime Law Enforcement Partnership operation where it tracked over 600 suspect vessels every day. More here. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations busted a  $2.7 million online loan-fraud scheme. More here. Plans from government agencies sent to the Office of Management and Budget don’t have any provisions for shutt... (more)

Mobile Commerce News Weekly – Week of October 6, 2013

The Mobile Commerce News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news, articles and links related to mobile commerce and marketing, mobile payments, mobile money, e-wallets, mobile banking, mobile ads and mobile security that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting market size and market trend information. Also read Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly Also read Field Mobility News Weekly Also read Mobile Health News Weekly Also read Mobility News Weekly IBM has acquired Xtify, a mobile messaging platform specializing in rich-content texts and push notifications. Xtify software has the ability to trigger messages depending on time or geographic location, as well as demographic data. Read Original Content By 2017 top retailers expect 76.5 percent of sales to come through stores, 14.6 percent via e-commerce and 6.5 percent through mobile,... (more)

MobiDev to Exhibit at @CloudExpo New York and Silicon Valley | @MobiDev_

SYS-CON Events announced today that MobiDev, a client-oriented software development company, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, and the 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place October 31-November 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. MobiDev is a software company that develops and delivers turn-key mobile apps, websites, web services, and complex software systems for startups and enterprises. Since 2009 it has grown from a small group of passionate engineers and business managers to a full-scale mobile software company with over 200 developers, designers, quality assurance engineers, project managers in house, specializing in the world-class mobile and web development. The company's main focus is saving the time and effor... (more)

Sybase Releases Secure Email at "iPhone Developer Summit" in New York City

Sybase iAnywhere announced availability of support for Apple iPhone during the first international iPhone Developer Summit, colocated with AJAXWorld Conference & Expo 2008 East. Information Anywhere now enables IT organizations to provide secure delivery of Lotus Domino and Microsoft Exchange enterprise email to iPhone users, in addition to a broad range of other mobile devices. Sybase iAnywhere’s unique approach to providing enterprise email support for the iPhone reduces potential security concerns while still providing a rich user experience utilizing native iPhone applications. “We’ve had significant demand from our customer base for iPhone support, as companies want to allow the iPhone as an approved device choice for wireless email, along with their other Windows Mobile, Symbian or Palm devices,” said Mark Willnerd, vice president, Sybase iAnywhere. “In addi... (more)

Samsung Partners with Netbiscuits to Bring More Apps to Smartphones

Netbiscuits, a development and publishing platform for mobile Web sites and apps, today announces a partnership with Samsung Electronics GmbH, a provider of high-tech electronics manufacturing and digital media. Based on this partnership Netbiscuits’ premium customers will be provided with apps made for Samsung’s recently launched mobile operating system “bada,” that runs on smart phones like the Samsung Wave S8500. All apps will be implemented as native hybrid applications, a combination of website and app. This approach allows Netbiscuits customers to manage mobile sites and apps for multiple platforms using one single, cloud-based software system. The first Netbiscuits customers to be enabled with Samsung bada native hybrid apps include Axel Springer, Spiegel Online, IDG Germany and kicker online. The new apps will provide access to services like Immonet.de, Spieg... (more)

Our Top Five Cloud Predictions for 2011: Kevin Jackson & Larry Carvalho

KEVIN L. JACKSON Editor, Government Cloud Computing on Ulitzer 1. The US Federal government will award over $2B in cloud computing related contracts. 2. The European Union will establish a European community cloud computing strategy and governance framework similar to the US FedRAMP program 3. Major cyber attacks coupled with the rapid adoption of cloud computing by governments will cause a crescendo in security concerns. 4. Concerns regarding national sovereignty vis-à-vis economic advantages of using cloud computing threaten to slow the growth of international government cloud computing. 5. Major cloud providers will adopt common, interoperable infrastructure-as-a-service technical standards. Kevin L. Jackson (right) with Cloud Expo conference chair Jeremy Geelan LARRY CARVALHO 2011 Instructor, Cloud Computing Bootcamp | New York: June 6-9 | Silicon Valley: Novembe... (more)