Premium-Inhalt. Matias Duarte, formerly vice president of human interface and user experience at Palm, has left to take a job with Google, marking one of the first defections since Hewlett-Packard announced plans to buy the struggling phone maker.
Premium-Inhalt. It's a world of conflict we live in. If it's not Google taking potshots at rival Apple, then it's Palm employees leaving for Google or NBC and Time Warner taking Adobe's side in the Flash versus iPhone debate. Read about it all in the remainders for Thursday, May 27, 2010.
Premium-Inhalt. A state that overoutsourcing, Connecticut, is now reporting the impact of the offshore shift, although indirectly.
Premium-Inhalt. When Bill Raduchel was CIO of Sun Microsystems, he espoused KISSS (Keep It Small, Simple, and Separable), the extended version of the KISS principle. IT success wasn't just a matter of keeping things simple, it was making sure that projects were as small and separable as possible. This was years before the Agile Manifesto, but the logic -- both technical and user-centered -- was built on the same foundation. The Mythical Man-Month is still in print for a reason.
Premium-Inhalt. Google expanded its anti-Internet Explorer 6 campaign Thursday by announcing that it will phase out support for the nine-year-old browser for its Google Reader service June 1.
Premium-Inhalt. Four out of 10 sales of are made to users, according to Ron Spears, CEO of AT&T's Business Solutions unit, in comments at a financial conference on Thursday.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft acknowledged on Friday that it used an inaccurate number to represent research company IDC's sales forecast for the upcoming Windows Phone 7 platform.
Premium-Inhalt. Square Enix has released its first two apps designed specifically for Apple's iPad. One is a photo gallery of Final Fantasy XIII images that can be viewed in 3D with standard red and blue glasses. The other app is an actual game.
Premium-Inhalt. For the first time in 10 years, a Canadian arts duo plans to perform a symphony using only obsolete dot matrix printers. The piece, entitled "Symphony for Dot Matrix Printers #2," will be performed at the electronic music festival, held next week in Montreal.
Premium-Inhalt. Could the next be right around the corner? According to a tip that received, the next Apple TV is a "doozy." Apple's new set-top box is apparently rumored to have been in the works for longer than .
Premium-Inhalt. , a mobile photo-editing app by Graf, has been updated to version 2.0. The new version adds new photo styles, a randomize mode in which you can mix various frame styles, light effects and noise effects to create wild and zany results, and the ability to share photos via Flickr in app.
Premium-Inhalt. Motorola's Droid may soon have a plus-sized cousin.
Premium-Inhalt. With the deafening media uproar over 's confusing and sneaky , you'd think that the upcoming "" would be a grassroots hit among the social network's hundreds of millions of devotees. But as of Friday May 28, just three days before the big event, fewer than 24,000 Facebook users have committed to quitting the service.
Premium-Inhalt. There are few things more disappointing than an app that just doesn't deliver. Such is the case with , a texting app from . At least it's free.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple's success in mobile devices like the iPhone and iPad could spill over into the TV segment if the company decides to make a push for devices with larger screens, analysts said on Friday.
Premium-Inhalt. Old school gamers, rejoice: The original Prince of Persia has made its way to both the iPhone and iPad for $1 at the App Store. , released to coincide with , features all 13 of the original game's levels in their classic 8-bit glory.
Premium-Inhalt. Sales of the Apple TV "hobby" product may have over the previous year, but Apple has a new crop of competition to contend with if it hopes to ever graduate the Apple TV to the big leagues. Let's take a look back at where the Apple TV has been, and where it needs to go.
Premium-Inhalt. As you learned yesterday, working with Gmail can be a lot nicer if you .
Premium-Inhalt. ThoughtWorks unveiled this week an online community focused on exchange of ideas and best practices related to agile .
Premium-Inhalt. A few weeks ago , if they have the opportunity to email him. I promised to forward any emails onto Mr. Jobs himself.
Premium-Inhalt. Now that Adobe has released the new version of its Creative Suite, software programs that work with it are also being upgraded to ensure compatibility. One of the first out the gate is FontAgent Pro.
Premium-Inhalt. Intel on Friday released new Core i5 and Core i7 desktop processors that can be overclocked, giving users the flexibility to ramp up the clock speed to boost application performance.
Premium-Inhalt. In the progression from IT staffer to Business Strategist CIO, the watershed moment often comes with the transition from Senior IT Leader to Function Head CIO. On the accompanying Leadership Competencies Development Journey graph, this critical juncture appears as the thinnest of vertical lines separating the Staff Level from the C-Level, but in practice it can be a wide gulf. And there is another line that must at least be reached by the prospective Function Head CIO: the horizontal line that separates the merely active demonstration of leadership competencies from their proactive application to make long-term organizational impact.
Premium-Inhalt. A chance elective in college brought Jackie Lucas into IT, but a passion for people led her to become a CIO.
Premium-Inhalt. Sony Electronics, the division of Sony Corporation that designs and develops the company's cameras, computers, TVs and other devices, is making a broad move to SharePoint 2010 to improve search, social networking and document sharing.
Premium-Inhalt. Despite growing , an astonishing 540 million Internet users worldwide visited Facebook in April 2010, or 35.2% of the entire population of Web users, according to new data from Google. Even more incredibly, those users clicked on 570 billion Facebook pages in April, a number eight times larger than Facebook's nearest competitor.
Premium-Inhalt. A psychologist at Grant MacEwan University in Canada sees video games as "practice" for controlling your dreams. Jayne Gackenbach presented her work for discussion at the Sixth Annual Games for Health Conference in Boston this week.
Premium-Inhalt. Oracle has made a move in support of R, the open-source language for statistical analysis.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft will base support for the final OpenXML standard on customer demand. The market leader at this point prefers to move its clients to cloud computing, said Stephen Elop, president of Microsoft's Business Division. He considers cloud offerings a good extension of the desktop software that Microsoft currently sells.