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Ten Tips on How to Maximize Your @CloudExpo and @ThingsExpo Sponsorship Benefits @CloudExpo and @ThingsExpo, two of the most important technology events in the world, have hosted hundreds of sponsors and exhibitors since their launch eight years ago. In this blog post, I provide 10 tips on how our sponsors and exhibitors can maximize their participation at our events. But before reading my top 10 tips for our sponsors and exhibitors, please take a moment and watch this brief Sandy Carter video. "Cloud Expo was really the event to connect with thought leaders, innovators, business folks who are interested in what the cloud can bring to their business. You know really how it allows them to bring the transformation of the business process." Sandy Carter, IBM's General Manager for the Cloud Ecosystem and Developers 1) Sponsor and exhibit in both New York and Silicon ... (more)

JavaFX Preview

Richard Monson-Haefel, vice president developer relations for Curl discusses Sun's JavaFX preview. ... (more)

MyEclipse Blue Gives Websphere an AJAX Booster Shot

This release provides WebSphere developers with advanced Ajax tooling, enhanced reporting technologies and Eclipse 3.4 support, among other enhancements. ... (more)

Wyse Introduces New Virtualization Software for Integrated Voice, Data and Video Delivery via Virtual Clients for Enterprise and Cloud Computing

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Wyse Technology, the global leader in thin computing, today announced significant updates to the Wyse virtualization software suite. The new additions: TCX USB Virtualizer(TM) 2.0, TCX Multi-display(TM) 1.2, and TCX Rich Sound(TM) 1.0 -- are all designed to enhance the end user experience while reducing the impact on datacenter servers for Wyse thin clients connected to virtual desktop environments from Citrix, VMware, and Microsoft. "As desktop virtualization and cloud computing continue to gain momentum, Wyse thin clients are setting the standard for end user experience at the desktop," said Jeff McNaught, Chief Marketing Officer for Wyse Technology. "However, this enhanced experience can come at a significant price -- larger datacenters to process the richer data. Wyse saw this trend years ago, and developed collaborativ... (more)

Answers Corporation Reports Q2 2009 Financial Results

Answers Corporation (NASDAQ: ANSW), creators of the leading answer engine Answers.com® which includes the properties ReferenceAnswers™ and WikiAnswers®, today reported unaudited financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2009. Chairman and CEO Robert S. Rosenschein commented, "Answers had another excellent quarter, hitting record revenues, with an adjusted EBITDA margin of 38%. These results highlight the strength of our business model and the continued growth of WikiAnswers. According to comScore, even in the summer month of June, our combined sites reached 26.2 million unique U.S. visitors, putting us at #31. We are looking forward to launching the international versions of WikiAnswers, and we remain very upbeat about the rest of 2009." Q2 2009 Financial Results Revenues were $5.00 million in Q2 2009, an increase of 6% compared to $4.75 million in Q1... (more)

Light Blue Optics nennt die globalen Unternehmen, die Light Touch™ unterstützen

Light Blue Optics (LBO) veröffentlichte heute eine Liste globaler Unternehmen, die mit ihm zusammenarbeiten, um seine einzigartige Projektionstechnologie auf den Markt zu bringen: Adobe, CSR, Foxconn, Interbrand, Microsoft, Micron, Nichia, Photop, Opnext und Toshiba. Light Blue Optics erstes Referenzprodukt ist Light Touch™ - ein interaktiver Projektor, der jede flache Oberfläche in einen 10-Zoll-Bildschirm verwandelt. Light Touch™ wird heute Abend im Rahmen einer geladenen Gästen vorbehaltenen Produkteinführungsfeier auf der Consumer Electronics Show (CES 10) in Las Vegas enthüllt. Alan Tam, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Flash Platform von Adobe: „Light Touch™ ist eine innovative Technologieplattform, die jede beliebige Oberfläche in einen Touchscreen verwandelt. Es freut uns, dass Light Touch™ die Adobe Flash-Technologie unterstützt, und somit Light Blue Op... (more)

COPIA’s Social E-Reading Platform to Deliver New Content Delivery and Revenue Models for Book, Magazine and Newspaper Publishers

DMC Worldwide (DMCWW), a leading enterprise and consumer technology company, today announced that COPIA (www.thecopia.com), the world’s first social e-reading platform, will offer book, magazine and newspaper publishers new delivery and revenue models for digital content. Through COPIA, users actively share, rate and recommend e-books, magazines and newspaper articles. The experience is designed for users to discover new and interesting content, enhance their content consumption through a connected social community and purchase that content directly through COPIA. “COPIA will provide publishers with millions of new customers, insights, information and tools to connect their content to consumers in a way that’s never been done before,” said Anthony Antolino, SVP, DMC Worldwide. “We also have a very competitive and robust bookstore out of the gate, and are actively a... (more)

GenArts Announces the Availability of Sapphire 5 for After Effects

CAMBRIDGE, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 04/07/10 -- GenArts, Inc., the premier provider of specialized visual effects software for the film, television and video industries, unveiled today GenArts Sapphire™ 5 for Adobe After Effects. Available in June 2010, Sapphire 5 has been completely re-written to support GPU acceleration and floating point, providing far faster render speeds, far greater interactivity and the highest image quality available. GenArts Sapphire is the industry standard tool that the world's best motion graphics artists have relied upon for more than 1,000 television broadcasts and 5,000 commercials. The latest release for After Effects builds on this heritage with the addition of some key new benefits: Enhanced productivity -- Sapphire 5 is 64-bit and provides GPU acceleration for blinding-fast render speeds and full interactivity at HD resolutions. Grea... (more)

Live from HIMSS: Nuance Healthcare Announces Winners of the 2012 Mobile Clinician Voice Challenge

Today, from HIMSS, Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) announced the winners of the 2012 Mobile Clinician Voice Challenge, a month-long event that called upon healthcare developers to voice-enable mobile or web-based healthcare applications. According to market research from RNCOS, physician adoption of mobile devices in healthcare is expected to reach 81-85 percent this year, heightening the need for intuitive, user-friendly healthcare applications that enhance clinicians’ experience, improve mobile workflow and lead to better patient care. As part of the 2012 Mobile Clinician Voice Challenge, developers had access to the 360 | Development Platform (formerly the Nuance Healthcare Developer Program), which supports multiple devices and operating systems and enables developers to seamlessly and quickly embed Nuance’s SpeechAnywhere services into their healthc... (more)

Rambus and GLOBALFOUNDRIES Demonstrate Outstanding Performance and Power Results in 28nm Silicon Test Chips

Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ:RMBS) and GLOBALFOUNDRIES today announced the results from their collaboration on two separate memory architecture-based silicon test chips. The first test chip demonstrates solutions for mobile memory applications, such as smartphones and tablets. The second test chip demonstrates solutions for compute main memory applications, such as servers. Using GLOBALFOUNDRIES’ 28-nanometer super low power (28nm-SLP) process, and demonstrating the capabilities of one of the most power efficient and highest performance analog/mixed-signal offerings for advanced system-on-chip (SoC) developments, the results of the two test chips have surpassed power and performance expectations. “The partnership with GLOBALFOUNDRIES is vital to our ongoing commitment to innovation that advances the leading edge of electronics performance,” said Sharon Holt, senior vice pre... (more)

Standards Group Formed to Enable Internet of Things Growth

Weightless, the global organisation responsible for delivering royalty-free open standards to enable the Internet of Things, today announced a new Special Interest Group (SIG) to accelerate the adoption of “Weightless” as a wireless wide area global standard for machine to machine (M2M) short to mid-range communications. ARM, Cable & Wireless Worldwide, CSR and Neul have today formally signed the ‘SIG Promoter Agreement’ which details how they will back Weightless’s mission to establish a new standard and encourage its adoption worldwide. The Weightless standard this group will define is on track for completion in early 2013. Weightless argues that a standard designed specifically for short to mid-range machine communications within white space is needed. Weightless technology has been optimised for this specific scenario and is delivered as a royalty-free open st... (more)

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