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A few weeks back, I wanted to pick up C#.  I have been hacking away in Python for a couple years, but now that I am in the Developer Platform Marketing division at Microsoft, I really felt it was my obligation to pick up some C# skillz. The first thing I went and wrote was a small app that utilizes the FriendFeed API.  It polls the service for their public timeline.  It then iterates through each entry in that list and gets the last 20 posts (I think) for each user for the entries in the public timeline.  Within the code, I added the following: dictRegExStrings.Add(”Twitter”, “.com/(.+)”); dictRegExStrings.Add(”Digg”, “.com/users/(.+)”); dictRegExStrings.Add(”delicious”, “.com/(.+)”); dictRegExStrings.Add(”Last.fm”, “.fm/user/(.+)/”); dictRegExStrings.Add(”FriendFeed”, “.com/(.+)”); What that allowed me to do was to take the service name and then use my list of RegExes ... (more)

STOP chasing Consumers. Collaborate with your Customers.

The days of pushing ads, pulling consumers to websites or chasing consumers to assorted Social Networks are over.  It’s time to collaborate with consumers to make goods and services better and more relevant. We asked  Rick Liebling "What are key marketing trends and predictions for 2010? What actions should marketers take in 2010?" Rick Liebling is Global Director of Client Management at marketing communications agency Taylor and blogs at Eyecube. Rick Liebling Blog Eyecube Twitter eyecube "From collaboration to measurement, brands need to work with, and for, the consumer." Rick Liebling's Marketing Prediction for 2010 After many false dawns, we’ll finally see mobile explode. Google’s Android, Apple’s iPhone and the Palm Pré, along with clever apps and new developments like Augmented Reality have the consumer primed. We’ll also see new... (more)

nCode Adds Advanced Statistical Analysis Tools to ICE-flow GlyphWorks for Auto, Aerospace Design Engineers

HOUSTON, TX and SOUTHFIELD, MI -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 04/15/08 -- Today, Visual Numerics, Inc., a 37-year producer of advanced numerical analysis and visualization software, announced that nCode International, a leading developer of data analysis software, data acquisition systems and durability solutions, has embedded the IMSL® C Numerical Library into nCode's ICE-flow GlyphWorks product. Many of the world's major automotive and aerospace manufacturers rely on ICE-flow GlyphWorks data analysis software, which provides a graphical, process-oriented environment that enables engineers to rapidly extract useful information from vast amounts of measured data. The addition of the IMSL C Library gives these engineers access to more sophisticated statistical analysis tools to help them save time and budget in durability testing and better understand product usage. Traditiona... (more)

DataFashion and Openbravo Partner to Deliver Tailored Software-as-a-Service Offering to the Fashion Industry

Openbravo, the leading developer of web-based open source Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), and DataFashion, a recognized leader in manufacturing and trading solutions for fashion and luxury goods, have announced an independent software vendor (ISV) partnership. The new relationship will address the ERP needs of the fashion, footwear and luxury goods markets with a fresh Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) offering that targets small and medium businesses within the industry. This exciting partnership combines DataFashion’s experience from a decade of providing business process, commerce and logistics solutions to its global list of clients (including Canali, La Perla, Eden Park, Loro Piana and Bulgari), with Openbravo’s award-winning ERP technology. It delivers a best-in-class hosted solution to meet the needs of small and medium businesses across the fashion world. P... (more)

BlueTie Selects Funambol to Provide Real-Time Mobile Email and Mobile Cloud Sync for Businesses

REDWOOD CITY, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/03/10 -- Funambol, the leading provider of open source mobile cloud sync and push email for billions of devices, today announced that BlueTie, a leader in email and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) collaboration services for businesses, has selected its push email and mobile cloud sync solution. Enterprise and residential customers use BlueTie's hosted email and collaboration platform to store and share their files, calendars, contacts, and email via the cloud. BlueTie's SaaS offerings eliminate the need for clients to purchase their own expensive server equipment. With the addition of Funambol's push email and PIM sync capabilities, BlueTie customers can now access their data and email through their BlackBerry, iPhone, and Windows Mobile devices. The solution also syncs with Microsoft Outlook. "With technology advancing at an incr... (more)

IDriveSync, a New Cloud Sync and Share Service From the Makers of IDrive Online Backup

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Pro Softnet Corporation, a leader in the Storage-as-a-Service, Online Backup and Storage market, today announced release of IDriveSync, a Synchronization and Sharing application. IDriveSync (http://www.idrivesync.com) is a Sync and Share application that offers Sync up to 5 PCs and Share functionality up to 10 PCs. Currently offered on Windows platform, there is a 2GB free option, and an Unlimited Storage option for $4.95/Month, a first in the Sync segment of online storage. "We have recently released a beta version of IDriveSync, a sync and share solution based on our popular IDrive Online Backup technology. Here's how IDriveSync provides maximum functionality at a terrific price-point: 1. Its primary function is to Sync and Share. It can sync the data you define on your PC across multiple PCs faster than most c... (more)

Sasken propose un système d'exploitation Linux médias et des services pour la plate-forme média numérique DaVinci™ de Texas Instruments

Sasken Communication Technologies Limited (BSE : 532663 et NSE : SASKEN), l'un des principaux fournisseurs de solutions de communications intégrées, a annoncé aujourd’hui que les équipementiers peuvent profiter des avantages de l’intégration et de la personnalisation des services de Sasken sur la plateforme médias numériques DaVinci™ de Texas Instruments sur divers marchés verticaux notamment l'électronique grand public, l'infodivertissement automobile et d'autres domaines reliés en amont tels que la vente au détail et les soins de santé, où le traitement des médias, la connectivité et d’autres technologies similaires sont essentielles. Avec des services de licences PI, d'intégration et de personnalisation, Sasken travaille avec Texas Instrument jusqu'à ce que le produit final soit prêt à être commercialisé. Les offres proposent non seulement un coût de propriété... (more)

Jaspersoft Appoints New Worldwide Sales Leader

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Jaspersoft, makers of the world's most widely used business intelligence (BI) software, today announced the appointment of Clive Harrison as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Field Operations. In this role, Clive will be responsible for all global sales channels and professional services teams supporting customer success with Jaspersoft software. Clive's proven background scaling software organizations profitably, building worldwide channels, and overall senior level of experience will help ensure Jaspersoft continues to grow at a record pace, allowing the company to further its leadership position within the BI market. Clive has held progressive sales leadership positions at Oracle, Informatica, Pilot Software, Information Resources, and Exeros. At Informatica, Clive spent nearly ten years helping the leading data integra... (more)

ioBridge Provides Internet Connectivity Technology and Cloud Services for New Intelligent Pool Control System by Zodiac Pool Systems

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ioBridge, Inc. (http://www.iobridge.com) is pleased to announce that Zodiac Pool Systems, Inc. (http://www.zodiacpoolsystems.com) selected ioBridge to provide Internet connectivity technology and cloud services for its new iAquaLink™ intelligent pool and spa control product. iAquaLink allows pool owners to control their pool from their smartphones using native apps for iPhone and Android or from web browsers. "It's critically important to Zodiac and our Jandy Controls business to maintain our reputation for highly dependable, intuitive pool and spa automation," said David Goldman, Director of Product Development at Zodiac. "We're delighted to raise the bar yet again by incorporating ioBridge's technology to deliver an affordable solution that creates tremendous value for our builder / installer customers and the poo... (more)

SmartBear Announces Record Sales for Fourth Quarter and 2011

SmartBear Software today announced that it attained record sales for the fourth quarter and the year ending December 31, 2011. SmartBear also launched a new brand identity and website reflecting the company’s renewed focus on helping software professionals support their organization’s quality needs in cloud computing, Agile and mobile development, and virtualization. During the fourth quarter, SmartBear added over 450 new customers and approximately 12,000 new users (excluding free versions of soapUI and loadUI), grew trials to over 13,000 per month and continued strong profitability. SmartBear tools and services are now used by over one million software professionals in software development, testing and IT operations. Other milestones for 2011 include: Over 16,000 customers worldwide. Over 3 million downloads and 800,000 users of soapUI, the most popular API testin... (more)

eCoast Introduces AccuStrike for IT Sales Campaigns

ROCHESTER, NH -- (Marketwire) -- 06/27/12 -- eCoast, a provider of comprehensive marketing strategies for demand generation campaigns, today introduced AccuStrike, a data service designed to deliver proven points of contact for technology sales campaign success. Using eCoast's extensive experience in the high tech sector as its base, AccuStrike will provide industry-specific, segmented lead information giving sales reps and marketers the information needed to deliver an appealing offer to the right person the first time. Even the best marketers and sales reps struggle to overcome the problem of dead data -- target records that are either incomplete or inaccurate due to aging or ineffective sourcing techniques like web crawling and crowd-sourcing. Data from internal CRM systems is often incomplete and outdated and needs additional cleansing and appending before it ca... (more)

CloudEXPO Stories
Cloud-enabled transformation has evolved from cost saving measure to business innovation strategy -- one that combines the cloud with cognitive capabilities to drive market disruption. Learn how you can achieve the insight and agility you need to gain a competitive advantage. Industry-acclaimed CTO and cloud expert, Shankar Kalyana presents. Only the most exceptional IBMers are appointed with the rare distinction of IBM Fellow, the highest technical honor in the company. Shankar has also received the prestigious Outstanding Technical Achievement Award three times - an accomplishment befitting only the most innovative thinkers. Shankar Kalyana is among the most respected strategists in the global technology industry. As CTO, with over 32 years of IT experience, Mr. Kalyana has architected, designed, developed, and implemented custom and packaged software solutions across a vast spectrum o...
Digital Transformation and Disruption, Amazon Style - What You Can Learn. Chris Kocher is a co-founder of Grey Heron, a management and strategic marketing consulting firm. He has 25+ years in both strategic and hands-on operating experience helping executives and investors build revenues and shareholder value. He has consulted with over 130 companies on innovating with new business models, product strategies and monetization. Chris has held management positions at HP and Symantec in addition to advisory roles at startups. He has worked extensively on monetization, SAAS, IoT, ecosystems, partnerships and accelerating growth in new business initiatives.
Traditional IT, great for stable systems of record, is struggling to cope with newer, agile systems of engagement requirements coming straight from the business. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, William Morrish, General Manager of Product Sales at Interoute, will outline ways of exploiting new architectures to enable both systems and building them to support your existing platforms, with an eye for the future. Technologies such as Docker and the hyper-convergence of computing, networking and storage creates a platform for consolidation, migration and enabling digital transformation.
Today, we have more data to manage than ever. We also have better algorithms that help us access our data faster. Cloud is the driving force behind many of the data warehouse advancements we have enjoyed in recent years. But what are the best practices for storing data in the cloud for machine learning and data science applications?
"MobiDev is a Ukraine-based software development company. We do mobile development, and we're specialists in that. But we do full stack software development for entrepreneurs, for emerging companies, and for enterprise ventures," explained Alan Winters, U.S. Head of Business Development at MobiDev, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 20th Cloud Expo, held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.