Architect Café – November 2009 – Save the Dates

We keep bringing you 90-minute Architect focused Webcast to educate on the latest trends/topics and how new technologies can align with your business needs.   Save the Dates!! November 24, 2009 at 11:00am – 12:30pm PST An Architect’s perspective on Silverlight 3 Many .NET developers are becoming more and more interested in the Rich Internet…


[Bloomberg] Windows 7 Makes Its First Corporate Deals

Executives of Ford Motor Co., Continental Airlines Inc., Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. and Intel Corp. will appear with Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer at an event in San Francisco to talk about their use of Windows 7 operating system, according to an e-mail from Microsoft. Twenty-four percent of companies surveyed by Goldman…


[eWEEK] Channel Enablement: Microsoft Launches Mobile Banking Service

Microsoft, in conjunction with a partner, M-Com, launches an electronic banking software platform that allows electronic payments to be made via mobile devices. The porting of banking-related functionality onto smartphones has been a focus of the banking industry, which sees such applications as a way to build consumer loyalty, although some analysts are dubious. Read…


[InfoWorld] Netbooks in the business: Do they make sense?

With some of the most recognized names in the high-tech industry — Intel, Arm, Microsoft, Linux, Acer, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, Sony, and many more — hyping netbooks as the next big thing, InfoWorld decided to take a look at a category whose exact definition is still in flux to see how and where they fit into…