We have just seen Gartner’s Q4 2008 numbers, and Windows Mobile did pretty well. Many, even Windows Mobile fans, think 2009 will be different, with the iPhone surging back and Android rising from the bottom. Here is why that is wrong, and Windows Mobile will meet its 22 million 2009 target. 1) Aggressive action by…continue reading.
It didn’t take two online privacy groups that long to attack Google’s recent announced interest-based advertising. Electronic Privacy Information and Center for Digital Democracy have similarly attacked the online ad targeting program. For its part, Marc Rotenberg executive director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center said that the interest-based ad targeting is a disaster and…continue reading.
Getty Images, one of the largest photo distributors, has forged a pact with Flickr to commercially license selected user content. Welcome to the Flickr collection a whole new creative universe, chock full of images that capture the passion and personality of a global community of photographers – and of the places they call home. Started…continue reading.
The nuggets of information necessary for science to progress are often hard to find, submerged deep within the Web, or within databases that can’t be easily accessed or integrated. As a result, many scientists today work in relative isolation, follow blind alleys and unnecessarily duplicate existing research. Addressing this critical challenge for researchers, Microsoft Corp.…continue reading.
Online video site Hulu opened its doors to the public (in the US, anyway) a year ago today. Since then, Hulu says its video library has grown 333 percent from 12,000 videos to 40,000 videos. It’d take you 7,1000 hours to watch it all. The site now has 130 content partners, which is more than…continue reading.
It seems not so long ago i was told about this great service that would forward your call around to your different devices. Well long ago turned out to be two years ago and now I only have one number but that being said google voice launches with super cool feature. Voice mail transcription. …continue reading.
One of the best products so far to emerge from Microsoft’s Live Labs has got to be Photosynth, an amazing tool that lets you transform your photos into three-dimensional worlds you can then virtually explore. In the past, we’ve seen Photosynths integrated with Live Maps, turned into slideshows, geotagged, changed into Point Clouds, and even…continue reading.
Developers who sell applications through Windows Marketplace for Mobile will receive 70 percent of the revenue from the sales of each application. In addition, they will be able to set the price for their applications in each market, maximizing their revenues based on targeted pricing strategies. Developers can also choose to distribute their applications at…continue reading.