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Microsoft Tag has just released a neat infographic highlighting statistics on how people are using mobile phones in 2011.
April 28, 2011, 10:35 PM — Research in Motion (NASDAQ: RIMM), Canadian maker of the BlackBerry, on Thursday warned investors that disappointing shipments of its flagship smartphone will result in lower-than-expected earnings for the current quarter. Wall Street reacted sensibly and predictably, with RIM shares falling as much as 17 percent (!) in extended trading to 46.90 from Thursday's closing price of 56.59.
The idea of using the Internet to parse out small jobs is not new. But a new crop of businesses has popped up that use the iPhone to help people find and perform small tasks near them.
Private "storefronts" let corporations outfit employees with homegrown business apps.
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May 4, 2011 — The world's first interactive paper computer is set to revolutionize the world of interactive computing. "This is the future.
Richard Kerris, the former Apple exec, is gliding through his presentation of HP's TouchPad. As the current VP of worldwide developer relations for WebOS, the slick software giving life to HP's latest mobile devices, Kerris is giddily running through the tablet's bells and whistles: the design, the partnerships, the apps, the engineering.
When it comes to app development for mobile devices, cross-platform implementation is the new hot thing. Developers have long struggled with fragmentation across operating systems, when they want to just be able to create one app and blast it out on every platform imaginable.
Mobile Megatrends 2011 [We ‘re excited to release our fourth annual Mobile Megatrends 2011 – themed around what else? how software is fundamentally changing the telecoms value chain. In this fourth annual research presentation we take a deep dive into the many facets of change in the mobile industry; the DELL-ification of mobile, the battle for experience ecosystems, apps as web 3.0, the use of open + closed strategies to commodise + protect and how telcos can compete in the age of software.]