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Welcome to M2M News Weekly, an online newsletter that consists of the most interesting news and articles related to M2M (machine to machine) and embedded mobile devices.  I aggregate the information, include the original links and add a synopsis of each article.  I also search for the latest market numbers such as market size, growth and trends in and around the M2M market. Also read Field Mobility News Weekly Also read Mobile Commerce News Weekly Also read Mobile Marketing News Weekly Also read Mobility News Weekly Also read Mobility Charts Weekly According to the information firm Pike Research, approximately 17.4 million smart meters were shipped globally in the first quarter of 2011, with 12.1 million of those units being deployed in China and around 3.5 million in North America.  Read Original Content Berg Insight reports that the market for home health monitoring dev... (more)

BIG-IP Edge Client v1.0.4 for iOS

If you are running the BIG-IP Edge Client on your iPhone, iPod or iPad, you may have gotten an AppStore alert for an update.  If not, I just wanted to let you know that version 1.0.4 of the iOS Edge Client is available at the AppStore. The main updates in v1.0.4: IPv6 Support Localization New iPad Retina Graphics The BIG-IP Edge Client application from F5 Networks secures and accelerates mobile device access to enterprise networks and applications using SSL VPN and optimization technologies. Access is provided as part of an enterprise deployment of F5 BIG-IP Access Policy Manager, Edge Gateway, or FirePass SSL-VPN solutions.  BIG-IP Edge Client for iOS Features: Provides accelerated mobile access when used with F5 BIG-IP Edge Gateway. Automatically roams between networks to stay connected on the go. Full Layer 3 network access to all your enterprise applications and fi... (more)

Apple iPad mini, la fin du miracle ?

  Je suis triste et j’ai passé une mauvaise nuit : j’ai regardé hier soir, mardi 23 octobre, comme des millions de personnes, la transmission en direct du « show Apple » qui présentait les nouveautés du moment et surtout le très attendu iPad mini. La vidéo de cette présentation est disponible sur le Web. Pourquoi cette tristesse ? Il y a dans cette conférence de presse une multitude de « signaux faibles » qui pointent tous dans la même direction :  Apple redevient un fournisseur « normal », sa magie et ses innovations sont dorénavant de l’histoire ancienne comme aux pires années qui avaient précédé le retour de Steve Jobs en 1997. Non, je ne suis pas un « Apple Fan » devenu un « Applephobe » ; les principaux produits présentés hier soir étaient de très bonne facture : Un Macbook pro 13’’ avec écran retina. De nouveaux iMac très élégants et performants. Un Mac min... (more)

Mobile Commerce News Weekly – Week of November 25, 2012

The Mobile Commerce News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news, articles and links related to mobile commerce and marketing, mobile payments, mobile money, e-wallets, mobile banking, mobile ads and mobile security that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting market size and market trend information. Also read Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly Also read Field Mobility News Weekly Also read M2M News Weekly Also read Mobile Health News Weekly Also read Mobility News Weekly Also read SMAC News Weekly Smartdevices continue to gain momentum and according to Tapjoy’s recent study, m-commerce is expected to globally explode by 300 percent. Read Original Content U.S. social media ad revenues are expected to reach $9.2 billion in 2016, up from $4.6 billion in 2012, representing a compound annual growth rate of 19.2 percent, according to... (more)

Risk Management Consultant Easy Street Taps Aspect Enterprise Solutions For Cloud CTRM To Support Business Growth

Easy Street Commodities, a London-based provider of outsourced risk and hedging services to a wide range of oil and commodities trading firms, has upgraded its AspectCTRM cloud-based trade and risk management solution to support a large and growing client base. Having installed the Lite Edition of AspectCTRM during the first half of 2012, Easy Street has now moved to the more powerful Standard Edition of Aspect's software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution. The implementation includes full front office to back-office functionality and will in time be integrated with the firm's ledger system. Aspect was chosen for its proven track record in the oil business, its ability to provide native Russian language support and the presence of a technical and support center in Russia, local to Easy Street's own regional office in the country. Easy Street chief executive, Konstantin B... (more)

Mobile Health News Weekly – Week of February 17, 2013

The Mobile Health News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to mobile health that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends. Also read Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly Also read Field Mobility News Weekly Also read Kevin Benedict’s What’s New in HTML5 Also read M2M News Weekly Also read Mobile Commerce News Weekly Also read Mobility News Weekly Also read SMAC News Weekly IMS Research, which studies the electronics industry, predicts a nearly six fold rise in the number of telehealth patients over the next five years. About 1.3 million U.S. patients will use communications technology to interact with doctors by 2017, the firm said. Read Original Content According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, there were 17,288 health and fitness apps on the market i... (more)

This Week in Cloud, April 11, 2013: U.S. Navy issues new cloud policy, Cloud computing price wars, Mobile device CO2 emissions. And more…

Ask Branson! Here’s your chance to have your questions answered by Sir Richard Branson. Submit your question on Facebook for a chance to have your question included in an interview with Sir Richard Branson at CA World 2013. Cloud News The U.S. Navy has issued a new cloud computing policy in order to increase efficiency and save costs, according to this Forbes article. The Navy plans to move publicly releasable information to cloud service providers who meet their mission and security requirements. A new Digital Realty Trust survey reveals that 98% of IT decision makers plan to expand their data center in the next two years and 61% said that building an internal cloud was the reason for the expansion, according to this GigaOM article. A survey of Irish IT resellers revealed that 85% of their customers inquired about cloud services in the last year, according to this I... (more)

ManageEngine Introduces Industry-First ‘Enterprise Search’ for IT Teams in IT360

Single Console for Searching Multi-Vendor Enterprise IT Applications and Assets -With No Database Expertise Required Users can search any IT application's RDBMS Try interactive demo of IT360 with enterprise search at http://ow.ly/k1r6N Register to download IT360 now for sneak-peek before May 2013 launch at http://ow.ly/k5i2I Service Desk and IT Support, Earls Court, London, UK - 23rd April, 2013 -ManageEngine, the real-time IT management company, today announced the addition of enterprise search to its integrated IT management solution, IT360. The industry-first move introduces a unified search console that is capable of searching databases of any third-party IT management and business applications, without requiring the user to understand the underlying database architectures or write SQL queries. Larger enterprises often have multiple IT management tools for variou... (more)

The CTOvision Mobile App: The latest edition to the CTOvision Technology Discovery Platform

By Bob Gourley With this post we would like to announce an upgrade to the CTOvision mobile application, available for download now from all mobile app markets. We also provide an overview on other important free features you can use to get your job done easier.   Announcing the CTOvision Mobile App: Free for all Android, iPad, or iPhone users The CTOvision mobile applications have been updated in both the Android and Apple Apps Store. Our mobile app enables fast access to our content including audio from our podcasts and our curated lists of technology demo videos. Here are the download sites for the CTOvision Mobile App: iPhone iPad Android Insights To Go: The CTOvision Podcast Insights into enterprise technology are now provided to listeners via Podcast, which enables you to listen to our context via your computer or any mobile device. Subscribe to the podcast ... (more)

“Disaster Avoidance – The Real Disaster is Focusing on Recovery”

Since early fall 2012, the Northeast region of the U.S. was repeatedly slammed with blow after blow from Mother Nature. From tropical storms and tornados to blizzards, weather-pattern anomalies paralyzed communities from Washington, D.C. through Portland, Maine in the last months. For these communities, spring couldn’t have come quick enough. Despite cute names like ‘Nemo,’ a ferocious blizzard that disrupted the lives of 40 million in early February, and ‘Sandy,’ the infamous hurricane that wreaked havoc to the Jersey shore and lower Manhattan in October, these disasters have been nothing but ugly. The toll these natural disasters have taken on local businesses continues to rise even months later as these areas struggle to rebuild. Hurricane Sandy alone is estimated to cost $65 billion in total damages according to a report released in January 2013 by global reins... (more)

Adobe’s “Project Mighty” and “Project Napoleon” Slated for Early 2014 Launch

At its MAX event in May this year, Adobe revealed that it was experimenting with hardware in the form of ‘Project Mighty’ – an Internet-connected stylus, and ‘Project Napoleon’, an accompanying digital ruler. Now the firm has announced that these two devices have graduated from experiments to full-blown products that will be released in the first half of 2014. The pressure-sensitive, Bluetooth LE-equipped Project Mighty ‘cloud pen’ is designed to work with the iPad, and while you can use it as a normal stylus with any drawing app, special Adobe software will be available that will allow it to perform to its full potential, with Creative Cloud integration to save your work to use elsewhere, and copy/paste functionality. Adobe is teaming up with Adonit to produce Mighty, which sports a twisted aluminium shell that’s designed for comfortable usage while you’re drawing.... (more)