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Oracle releases MySQL 5.6 touting NoSQL support

Proclaims future community support

Tue Feb 05 2013, 13:00

Temple Run 2 beats Angry Birds' download record

Hits 50 million downloads in two weeks

Fri Feb 01 2013, 12:12

Twitter apologises for Vine app's hardcore porn post

Was 'human error', apparently

Mon Jan 28 2013, 16:07

Blackberry apps get cheaper ahead of Blackberry 10 launch

As RIM looks to challenge iOS and Android

Mon Jan 28 2013, 10:24

Chrome 25 will ship with an ARM Native Client

Offers even more portability

Wed Jan 23 2013, 14:19

Fact 19: IT leaders need to know mobile as well as marketing [Sponsored content]

Half of IT professionals have no idea about the breakdown of operating systems used to access their website, an issue which is not only somewhat embarrassing in the age of mobile, but makes supporting the wide ecosystem of mobile operating systems very difficult

Tue Jan 22 2013, 17:19

Fact 16: One in three IT staff are using mobile apps for activities like shopping [Sponsored content]

According to research, only one in three IT staff uses mobile apps for online consumer activities such as shopping

Tue Jan 22 2013, 17:15

Fact 13: Two in five organisations know the lack of mobile web presence is costing them business [Sponsored content]

It's alarming how many businesses haven't actively pursued mobile web optimisation when so many acknowledge that lack of a smartphone or tablet friendly service is losing them customers

Tue Jan 22 2013, 17:09

Fact 10: A fifth of websites receive more than a third of traffic from mobile devices [Sponsored content]

The mobile revolution has fundamentally altered the way in which users access website content

Tue Jan 22 2013, 17:06

Fact 7: CIOs favour tablets over smartphones [Sponsored content]

Research reveals that a staggering half of the UK’s top brass in IT haven’t looked at their own website on a smartphone

Tue Jan 22 2013, 17:03

Fact 4: When marketing say 'agile' it's not what IT understands [Sponsored content]

The software developer understands ‘agile' as a group of methodologies based on iterative and incremental development, marketing understands 'agile' as quick to market, both teams need to work together to make mobile app development work for the business

Tue Jan 22 2013, 16:57

Fact 1: Web design is for marketing, but data governance should be IT [Sponsored content]

Trusting them with data governance is another matter One in four IT professionals surveyed said the IT department is responsible for the web presence of their organisation

Tue Jan 22 2013, 16:50

BT makes smartphone calls cheaper with Smarttalk app

Links your landline to your mobile

Mon Jan 14 2013, 14:29

Facebook ports Pages Manager app to Android

But only in certain markets

Fri Jan 04 2013, 20:05

Top 10 fun Android apps at Christmas

The best stuff to download for your new Android device

Wed Dec 26 2012, 09:00

Raspberry Pi launches an applications store

Offers free and commercial applications

Mon Dec 17 2012, 13:37

IBM Worklight Studio and Rational Team Concert [SPONSORED CONTENT]

Watch the short demo on the IBM Worklight Studio and Rational Team Concert integration

Thu Dec 13 2012, 17:27

FTC issues mobile app guidelines for Apple, Google and others

Suggests do not track feature, but it's not legally binding

Mon Feb 04 2013, 13:53

Whatsapp is slammed by regulators for storing users’ contacts

Storing data on its servers in hashed form is illegal

Tue Jan 29 2013, 13:59

ITU approves H.265 video codec

Real world use still some way off

Mon Jan 28 2013, 14:40

Nokia announces Music+ service to rival Spotify

Costs just €3.99 a month

Mon Jan 28 2013, 10:06

Fact 21: 'The web is not an important part of what we do,' say a quarter of IT managers not considering mobile [Sponsored content]

Of those IT managers in organisations which aren't rethinking or redesigning their web presence to account for mobile, the reason given was "The web is not an important part of what we do," at least when it comes to the IT team, even if not the organisation as a whole

Tue Jan 22 2013, 17:21

Fact 18: IT teams need to pay attention to the battle for the living room [Sponsored content]

Multiscreen living is becoming normal for UK viewers, who regularly watch terrestrial TV while holding a smartphone or a tablet to tweet their reaction, or directly visit websites for information from their mobile device

Tue Jan 22 2013, 17:18

Fact 15: Apple and Android have an almost identical market share [Sponsored content]

Research demonstrates that when it comes to the number of users accessing organisations' websites via mobile devices, access is evenly split between Apple and Google Android.

Tue Jan 22 2013, 17:14

Fact 12: IT demands a mobile web experience [Sponsored content]

Almost three quarters of IT staff want their organisation to offer websites and mobile apps that adapt to the screen size of the user’s device

Tue Jan 22 2013, 17:08

Fact 9: Senior management out of touch with the need for mobile web [Sponsored content]

IT professionals in organisations that aren’t rethinking their mobile web presence say the single biggest reason for this is that 'senior management does not really understand the problem'

Tue Jan 22 2013, 17:05

Fact 6: The importance of a single code base for mobile apps [Sponsored content]

Only one in five organisations has truly grasped the concept of the agile web using responsive websites that adapt to different device types and screen sizes

Tue Jan 22 2013, 16:59

Fact 3: The turf war brewing between marketing and IT [Sponsored content]

Half of those surveyed say their organisation's web presence is partially outsourced, with a further one in 10 revealing it's completely outsourced

Tue Jan 22 2013, 16:53

Google will encrypt Omnibox searches in Chrome 25

Drops logging in requirement

Mon Jan 21 2013, 13:07

CES: Ford announces Developer Program for Sync Applink

And it's coming to Europe later this year

Tue Jan 08 2013, 10:22

Apple's case against Amazon's Appstore is thrown out

'App Store' is not just for Apple

Thu Jan 03 2013, 10:02

Google Maps for IOS sees 10 million downloads in two days

As customers flee Apple Maps

Tue Dec 18 2012, 10:51

Facebook shuns HTML5 with release of native app for Android

Claims it's twice as fast

Fri Dec 14 2012, 10:38

Video: IBM's Mobile Enterprise - A personal journey [SPONSORED CONTENT]

This short video shares IBM's journey enabling a flexible, mobile enterprise

Thu Dec 13 2012, 17:26

#Twitterhack: Hackers grab account data of 250,000 Twitter users

Social network follows NYT and WSJ as latest hacking victim

Sat Feb 02 2013, 12:58

Office 2013 goes on sale in Microsoft's UK store

Home and Student version is priced at £110, or £390 for Pro version

Tue Jan 29 2013, 12:36

Blackberry 10 eyes iTunes and Netflix with music and video offering

RIM details the operating system's entertainment features

Mon Jan 28 2013, 14:32

Vine for iOS hands-on review

Updated Watch your back, Instagram

Fri Jan 25 2013, 12:25

Fact 20: IT needs to cater for tablet users being more prolific shoppers than smartphone users [Sponsored content]

Research demonstrates that the proliferation of tablet devices into the market has begun to change how people perform tasks online, with users more likely to use tablets than smartphones to shop online

Tue Jan 22 2013, 17:20

Fact 17: IT's knowledge needs to be harnessed when looking at web trends [Sponsored content]

While one in four organisations confirmed there's been research into how changing web usage patterns driven by tablets and smartphones will affect their business, it seems that IT is kept at arm's length for this process

Tue Jan 22 2013, 17:17

Fact 14: Sites with mobile web functionality have gained customers [Sponsored content]

Those organisations which have invested in mobile functionality have already seen the benefit with a third seeing an increase in the number of customers

Tue Jan 22 2013, 17:11

Fact 11: Nearly three quarters of websites aren’t location aware [Sponsored content]

The rise of mobile web access has naturally seen an increase in users browsing the web on the move, whether commuting to work, going to the shops, taking in the sights or just sunning themselves on holiday

Tue Jan 22 2013, 17:07

Fact 8: Only one third of organisations consider the mobile web central to future plans [Sponsored content]

Despite the continued boom in mobile device ownership – and the increased mobile web browsing that comes with it – only one third of organisations said mobile web is 'central to our thinking moving forward'

Tue Jan 22 2013, 17:04

Fact 5: One in seven websites offers no mobile specific option whatsoever [Sponsored content]

Tablet and smartphone users expect and demand a user experience built around their device - no amount of pinching and swiping of the desktop experience will make up for a slickly designed app or a page designed for the screen size of the device it's being accessed on

Tue Jan 22 2013, 16:58

Fact 2: Marketing don’t consult IT before deploying apps [Sponsored content]

The deployment of mobile apps is being largely left to marketing teams and their external design partners

Tue Jan 22 2013, 16:52

Microsoft launches App Idol competition for Windows 8 app developers

App Star will reward software writers with a TV spot

Tue Jan 15 2013, 12:09

Apple’s App Store passes 40 billion downloads

People load up their iPhones and iPads

Mon Jan 07 2013, 15:02

Microsoft repeats Google Youtube antitrust complaint to FTC

The world's smallest violin can be heard

Thu Jan 03 2013, 00:52

Instagram will soon start sharing user data with Facebook

Policy takes effect from 16 January

Mon Dec 17 2012, 16:08

IBM Webcast: Mobility in the Cloud [SPONSORED CONTENT]

Optimise your mobile workforce with social collaboration in the cloud

Thu Dec 13 2012, 17:28
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