MySpace to support Windows Mobile (& Silverlight)

Today MySpace have announced support for Silverlight and Windows Mobile – http://in.sys-con.com/node/898377.  Later this week the Silverlight Toolkit for MySpace on will be made available on CodePlex – http://www.web2expo.com/webexsf2009/public/schedule/detail/9031 making it easier for .Net developers to create applications for MySpace.

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Embedded devices will soon outnumber people by orders of magnitude!

Catherine pointed me at some really interesting research that she has been doing recently, highlighting the impact of various forecasts for future supply/demand of embedded devices. Forecasts from the EU’s Artemis initiative predict “more than 16 billion embedded devices by 2010 and over 40 billion by 2020”. [source]  The World Wireless Research Forum’s (WWRF) prediction…

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Windows Based PoS Terminal Shipments hit 76% in 2008

Windows-based POS Terminals Steal Market Share from Linux: Study March 8, 2009 POS Terminals running Microsoft Windows operating systems increased from 71 percent of shipments to nearly 76 percent in 2008, taking share away from Linux and other operating systems, according to a new study by Franklin, Tenn.-based retail technology consultancy IHL Group. "In a…

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Session Invite – “Windows Azure Update, What it is & What it isn’t”

We would like to invite you to a session titled “Windows Azure Update, What it is & What it isn’t” including a Q&A session with 3 x members of the Azure team from Microsoft Corp along with a session that introduces “UK AzureNET” which is the name of what we hope evolves into UK Azure…

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