Windows Azure Platform | Mobile Applications |... →
Cloud services and phone applications are a powerful combination. You can now use the Windows Azure platform as a backend for your next phone application. Windows Azure provides you scalability so you can focus on your application as opposed to the infrastructure. The process of building mobile applications using Windows Azure is now easier than ever with the Windows Azure Toolkits for Devices....
Klout Changes Influence Algorithm - Publishers Not... →
This week, Klout announced in a post on its company blog that it changed the way its scoring algorithm calculates online influence ratings. The blog post included a warning that some people would see their Klout scores go down, but most would see their Klout scores go up or stay the same. If the online buzz is to be believed, that warning was a bit nonchalant, and in fact, a lot of people saw...
8 Breakthrough Innovations in Tech (via @mashable) →
1. Why Digital Medical Records Could Save Your Life 2. How Powermat Is Leading the Charge for Wireless Electricity 3. How Super-Strong Glass Keeps Your Smartphone Screen From Breaking 4. How Virgin Galactic Plans to Open Space Travel to the Masses 5. Location & Privacy: Why Flickr’s New Feature May Change Photo Sharing 6. Connected Cars: The Fine Line Between Innovation & Distraction 7....
How Deep is Amazon's Love for HTML5 in Kindle... →
Last week, Amazon announced its principal format for electronic books distributed to its new Android-based Kindle Fire series of full-color, touchscreen tablets would “support,” to borrow Amazon’s choice of verbs, HTML5. Kindle Format 8 (KF8) will replace the Mobi 7 format that Amazon acquired through its purchase of Mobipocket in 2005. “Supporting” HTML5 may have as...
4 Ways to Protect the Reputation of Your Small... →
Agency Leadership: Can you be a great leader and... →
InfoQ: How REST replaced SOAP on the Web: What it... →
The six data-savvy work personas →
From data scientists todata-savvy managers, data is playing a bigger role in how we do our work. According to a recent study by Factiva, there are at least six different personas that workers take on, illustrating the different ways we relate to this data. We can enhance our chosen data expertise and highlight our capabilities by understanding these personas.
InfoQ: Webmachine: a Practical Executable Model of... →
Intel's Vision: 2.5 Billion People Online By 2015... →
There Are Three Types Of Innovation. Here's How To... →
(via Instapaper) • Sustaining • Breakout • Disruptive
Catalina Marketing Aims For The Cutting Edge Of... →
“Without data-driven analyses, redemption rates on coupons are around 1%. With basic targeting, like giving buyers of diet soda or dog food coupons for alternative brands, redemption rates rise to 6% to 10%. Using historical purchase-behavior data and the sophisticated predictive models Catalina employs, redemption rates are as high as 25%” Methinks: This is very similar to most every...
The 5 Most Over-Hyped Cloud Technologies According... →
1. NoSQL 2. Software-as-a-Service 3. Private Clouds 4. Infrastructure-as-a-Service (tie) 4. Platform-as-a-Service (tie)
InfoQ: Multi-Process Node.js: Motivations,... →
Anatomy of a Perfect Mobile Email →
(via litmus.com) Designing emails that look great no matter where they’re read can be quite the challenge. As more people read email on mobile devices, chances are your recipient might view your email both on a mobile phone as well as on their desktop.
A Book Apart, Mobile First →
Mashery Open-Sources Interactive API Documentation... →
Mashery recently open-sourced a new interactive API documentation system called Mashery I/O Docs. It’s available from Github. I/O Docs enables developers to experiment with API calls from within the documentation. You can see it in action at Posterous and Wordnik Alibris and Klout (correction: the Posterous and Wordnik APIs were the inspiration for I/O Docs, but don’t use I/O Docs).
The God Project: The first step into the future of... →
Methinks: The future of multimedia books? Well this is one vision. There is plenty of room for others.
Blurb Launches $1.99 iPad eBook Publishing Service →
Online book publishing service Blurb today launched a new way to publish collections of photos - as an eBook for the iPad. The new eBooks come in templated or custom two-page layouts, which readers can swipe through, search the text of and zoom into full resolution images. Publishers pay $1.99 per book and get to keep 100% of the profit beyond that cost. Paper books from Blurb start at $10 each...
10 Key Internet Trends From Mary Meeker - - Web2.0 →
” 85% of people in the world have access to the wireless grid, more than have access to electricity “
Can Bitbucket Challenge GitHub with Free... →
One year after acquiring Bitbucket, Atlassian is taking aim at GitHub. The company announced Git support with free, unlimited private Git repositories today. Git support is new to the Bitbucket service, which started around Mercurial repositories. In addition to Git support, the company also announced a new importer for GitHub as well as importers for other hosted code collaboration services like...
Social CRM Service Nimble Now Available in Google... →
Methinks: Excellent addition!
InfoQ: When the Pressure Is Really On: A “Rough... →
Ad Agencies: Create an eNewsletter from your... →
appMobi and ImpactJS change the game for #HTML5... →
Methinks: Worth A Look?
InfoQ: Interview with Rob Linton, author of... →
TOP 100 WEBSITE DIRECTORY RESOURCE LIST RANK STATS →
Methinks: Now here is a great resource - whatever you might need!
The "Big Five" IT trends of the next half decade... →
How IT can evolve to meet the Big Five I’m beginning to see that in order to stay relevant, not become the PBX department, IT departments must be prepared to take a “Big Leap” to meet the Big Five. What this Big Leap looks like will be different for every organization, and their are multiple directions that can be taken. As I wrote on Twitter recently, the deeply transformational nature of most...
InfoQ: Zachman's Views On Impact Of Cloud... →
Scholastic Partners With Sourcebooks, Builds... →
[Weekend Poll] Tablet Fight: 3G/4G Vs. Wi-Fi Only? →
Android Police: [Weekend Poll] Tablet Fight: 3G/4G Vs. Wi-Fi Only? http://t.co/Y4w9RBMH