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Ian Thain

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Today Sybase iAnywhere announced that it had added add the Android framework to its growing list of Bluetooth ported products. This is part of a new version of its Blue SDK (Software Developer Kit), which helps developers and product managers incorporate Bluetooth capabilities into devices. With the underlying Bluetooth functionality running on a Linux based 2.6.x kernel, the Sybase iAnywhere Blue SDK provides necessary application layer support for developers to effectively add increased wireless flexibility to the rich Android framework using a Bluetooth compliant v2.1 +EDR stack. “We are extremely pleased to add the Android framework to our growing list of Bluetooth ported products and continue building out our extensive device support strategy for Sybase’s customer and partner ecosystem,” said Terry Stepien president, Sybase iAnywhere.  “As Bluetooth functionality ... (more)

Seven Days to SYS-CON's iPhone Developer Summit

We now have 7 days until the SYS-CON iPhone Developer Summit in New York's Roosevelt Hotel. During the now TWO-day event, there will be nine presenters as well as exhibitors such as Sybase. Each day this week I will let you know some information of a few of our speakers... Getting Started Programming with Objective-C and the iPhone - Julio Barros - Consultant, E-String Technologies Developing for the iPhone and iPod touch is exciting and the amount of information can be overwhelming at times. Objective-C is a simple superset of C and XCode is powerful and comprehensive. Cocoa Tou... (more)

SAP Innovation Show Remembered

A few month ago I appeared on the SAP Innovation Show, to evangelise about Mobile. You can still check out the on-demand here and also check out what my colleagues... Adrian Simpson, Chief Technology Officer, SAP UK & Ireland as well as Timo Elliott, Innovation Evangelist, SAP... say about Big Data! Here are the main points that I covered, but please check out the above TV Show... One of the main challenges is around consumerisation. Adoption and use of personal devices as well as consumer apps in the workplace. This can be disruptive to the modern CIO. Should they resist or embr... (more)

Power to the MEAP!

Today Sybase announced that the Sybase Unwired Platform (SUP), which has been identified by Gartner as the leading Mobile enterprise Application Platform - MEAP, will be used by Samsung SDS to deliver their new Samsung SDS Enterprise Mobile Service. Samsung SDS’s Enterprise Mobile Service is comprised of a cloud computing technology-based mobile infrastructure and backend integration with various enterprise applications, such as ERP, CRM, SCM, etc.     Mobile Enterprise Application Platforms are the next-generation architecture for mobile enterprise application development. SU... (more)

Five Days to SYS-CON's iPhone Developer Summit

We now have just 5 days until SYS-CON's iPhone Developer Summit in New York's Roosevelt Hotel. During the now two-day event, there will be nine presenters as well as exhibitors, such as Sybase Today I give the spotlight to two more of our presenters: Mastering View Controllers - Ernie Svehla - Chief Architect, IntelliObject In this session we take a detailed look at best practices for leveraging the various view controllers bundled with the iPhone SDK. We start off with a quick review of the critical role view controllers play in the development of iPhone applications then dive int... (more)