The iPhone's Push App Service Appears
While iPhone owners may never get true background applications, the seeds are in place for the next best thing. Select developers are saying the 2.1 version of the firmware has an API for Apple's Push Notification Service.
Interop New York To Shine Spotlight On Mobility, Cloud Computing
The industry’s premier networking event, held in New York Sept. 15-19, will host keynotes from Marc Benioff of Salesforce.com, Marie Hattar of Cisco, and Ronald W. Hovsepian of Novell. Also on tap are deep dives in virtualization, green IT, and security, and the Mobile Business Expo.
Should Microsoft Play To Its Corporate Strengths?
With Apple recently experiencing explosive growth and Microsoft stock in the doldrums for most of the decade, it's time for some action in Redmond. Last time I proposed a "show them how it's done" model, where Microsoft builds complete solutions that include its software. This time it's the "focus on what you do best" approach; for Microsoft that means servers and business infrastructure.
Nokia Drops Phone Prices, Puts The Squeeze On Competitors
Nokia has an empowering, vice-like grip on 40% of the world market for mobile phones. Even with its market-leading position, it is stepping up the pressure on its rivals, and recently cut the cost of many of its phones by about 10%. Is this the first sign of a price war?
MySpace Adds To Senior Executive Suite
MySpace, which launched four years ago, now has more than 117 million users worldwide and offices in 19 countries and 29 localized sites across the Web.