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Your health makes this possible - happy xmas and new year folks A shameless plug for a site my brother runs. Check this out and share - its common and could be you. Heart failure at any time, stops you in your tracks. When your young it adjusts your outlook. www.pumpingmarvellous.com

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Big kid - Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Image via Wikipedia My son came in this morning to show me the trailer, Harry Potter is great and I read the books from day 1. Seems a bit sad its all coming to an end but the next 2 films look epic. Anyway, 3D glasses here I come an excited daddy...

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Paul Allen sues Apple, Google, Facebook, others over Web patents Image via CrunchBase This is super interesting .... check this out. I really cannot believe this guy when he is worth as much as a small country, should be fun to watch unfold .... its sort of the same as the RIM issue some years back. Licensing...

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Resistance is futile - Oracle to assimilate RIM? This is a great article sent to me by a colleague - Jonathan Fisher.  This sort of follow's up on my post on OpenOffice. Oracle has been quietly in the background building up a significant portfolio of enterprise plays. Considering all the posting I...

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BlackBerry troubles me ..... Apologies for the silence, I have taken a nice break from technology for a bit to spend some time with my wife and kids. Despite my tech break, the whole BlackBerry security sega has been washing around in my head. It smells and actually stinks -...

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Android tablets to Rock the Market! Great summary of all the new Android slates coming into the market. Check it here Related articles by Zemanta LG Launching Android Tablet in Q4 2010 (intomobile.com) Samsung to introduce Android-based tablet in Q3 (theglobeandmail.com) Motorola...

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BlackBerry - where now, loyalty only lasts for so long Image via Wikipedia The world must seem like a very lonely place if your BlackBerry at the moment. Technology aside, BlackBerry has always had an intensely loyal following due to clever design at every level. The users loved the ability to...

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Join the dots - news I am reading ... I thought I would post up a few interesting articles I am reading whilst drinking my cup of coffee. Take them on face value or look deeper :) IBM hits out at Microsoft over review // 0){if (nl.getElementsByTagName("p").length>= paraNum){nl.insertBefore(tb,nl.getElementsByTagName("p")[paraNum]);}else...

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Openoffice - lets open our eyes Everyone gets stuck into a habit. I use both a Mac and a Windows powered PC and until recently the MAC was my creative console for my Photoshop and iTunes activity. Even though I had installed a previous version of OpenOffice, it was dire and unusable...

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Have Microsoft lost the plot? Before you put pen to paper on a topic like this you have to challenge yourself before you make such a bold statement - so note the question mark. Peter Drucker wisely noted, "Business has only two basic functions: marketing and innovation." High tech...

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#Cisco Cius video - this is one serious service for enterprises httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GEk2MI4ZGlQ&feature=related

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#Cisco enterprise desktop game changer - Cius tablet PC running Android This is a great move from one of the mega vendors. Recently Cisco unveiled its Cius tablet PC running the Android 2.0 OS aimed squarely at business users. This is a game changer. As you will see from one of my previous posts - back in Siemens over...

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Paul Allen sues Apple, Google, Facebook, others over Web patents

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This is super interesting …. check this out. I really cannot believe this guy when he is worth as much as a small country, should be fun to watch unfold …. its sort of the same as the RIM issue some years back. Licensing companies with the sole purpose if making money through IP.

A firm owned by billionaire Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen today sued Apple, Facebook, Google, YouTube, and seven other companies, charging them with infringing patents filed more than a decade ago.

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Android tablets to Rock the Market!

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Category : General

Great summary of all the new Android slates coming into the market.

Check it here

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BlackBerry – where now, loyalty only lasts for so long

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Category : BlackBerry

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The world must seem like a very lonely place if your BlackBerry at the moment. Technology aside, BlackBerry has always had an intensely loyal following due to clever design at every level.

The users loved the ability to scratch their ‘itch’ easily – its like wearing a watch, we just check it even though we don’t need to know the time. The IT folk embraced  it because it was now in their control, they have the BES and it stopped you or me doing anything they did not want us  to do. The security teams stamped it because of the unique way in which it ran – the first private cloud service if you will from device through network and the network operators loved it, fat margins and a legitimate reason to hook you into a data tariff. Continue Reading

Which flavour cloud – elastic, azure or a bit of apple sir?

Category : Amazon, AWS, Azure, Cloud, Facebook, Feature it, Google, hosting, HP, IBM, Microsoft

Firstly, I have not managed to finish this post. It was only meant to be a quick run down which has just got bigger the more I am thinking about this. Anyway, it’s not a deep technical view more of a pull it into a single page who are the main players and some wildcats. So in no particular order -Google, Amazon, Microsoft, IBM, HP, Salesforce, Acadia (Cisco, EMC, VMWare tie up). I have also looked at Facebook – interesting spin? and one who I am sure is waiting in the sidelines, Apple.
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