GigaOM’s Mobilize conference will explore the technical and business opportunities spurred by the proliferation of connected devices, apps and the way it shapes the way we work, play and live. At Mobilize you’ll learn how people and enterprises need to think as we enter a mobile-first world.

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Cloud applications continue to gain momentum in enterprise applications as buyers are attracted to fast deployment speeds, low upfront costs, and ongoing flexibility to scale up or down as needs change. But as firms spend more and more of their closely guarded IT dollars on cloud applications,  sourcing executives must scrutinize the [...]

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Earning discount codes for shopping in a specific store, getting praise for visiting a bar regularly, earning virtual points for losing a few pounds – these are things that used to sound like they belong in a science fiction film, but are now turning into commonplace [...]

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The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) released its second annual report, Vision from the Top, on the future of the software and services industry. The publication based on the forecasts from 49 CEOs and high level executives, predicts how cloud will drive global business over the next decade.

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At Citrix Synergy 2012, the conference dedicated to the convergence of mobile working methods and services in the cloud, Citrix has unveiled its new strategy, products, and services for the mobile enterprise.

With the advent of the era of cloud computing, mobile working patterns are changing and many companies are seeking [...]

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The network solutions company, Juniper, is anticipating 60 percent growth in the next couple of years due to its cloud computing strategy and focus on telecommunications service providers.

Juniper knows that internet users will start looking past devices, gadgets or hardware. Focus will be on services and gadgets will have to “learn” [...]

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By Jesus Rodriguez, Tellago, Inc  and Tellago Studios, Inc

Enterprise mobility is, arguably, the most important trend in today’s enterprise IT. The ability to enable enterprise business capabilities through mobile devices is an essential element of the modern enterprise. Almost ironically, despite being a technology trend called to modernize the traditional enterprise, [...]

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Nokia CEO Stephen Elop this morning provided insight into where the company is focusing its efforts based around local awareness, location services and monetising the ecosystem.

Speaking during Wednesday’s keynote session, Elop said attention on apps with global appeal would be driven by emerging markets to become more locally focused. Location services [...]

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Mobile operator execs today said the industry needs to change user perceptions and the way mobile content is paid for after giving too much away in the past.

“We have to come to terms with the reality that we may have spoiled consumers by giving things away too fast. And that’s not [...]

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China Mobile has unveiled plans that will see TD-LTE widely deployed across the country. The company said that over 20,000 TD-LTE base stations will be in operation by the end of this year, growing to 200,000 by 2013.

China Mobile president, Li Yu, said TD-LTE had now moved into a new phase [...]

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Brett Taylor, CTO of Facebook, today announced the company is participating in “a number of industry wide initiatives” intended to support the development of the mobile web, focusing on technology standards and payment enabling.

“Despite the incredible amount of work we have to do to make the mobile web great, I am [...]

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Sony took the wraps off two new Android smartphones in Barcelona last night – the first major devices from the vendor since it bought out Ericsson and took full control of the handset business. Now simply branded as ‘Sony,’ the Xperia P, Xperia U and the previously-announced Xperia S form part of [...]

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February 2012 – and Barcelona is becoming the hub of the mobile world again. The Mobile World Congress (MWC) or “Fiesta de los Móviles” like the locals call it will take place from February 27th – March 1st. After the congress moved from Cannes, France to Barcelona in Spain it has [...]

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Craig Huitema of Cisco has an interesting viewpoint on the future of technology where the key elements include network virtualization and network switches. Cisco has put all efforts on their product and service updates plus enhancements particularly with its Catalyst network switches and Nexus.

Huitema said business enterprises are faced with the [...]

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Performance testing company SOASTA is extending its cloud testing platform to mobile devices.

On Monday, the Mountain View. Calif.-based company plans to update its CloudTest Platform to enable automated mobile application testing and analysis. TouchTest – a testing tool that captures all user actions and gestures such as tap, type, swipe, two finger, pinch, pan [...]

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“The cloud” has revolutionized from being a substance-free buzzword, into a buzzword that brings significance to businesses. Companies such as Google, Amazon and Salesforce led the way for this transformation during the past years. Cloud services at home, in the workplace and in enterprises has increased significantly. With this, mobile platforms are [...]

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