Even though Apple and Microsoft haven’t commented on the new open source
technology which delivers high quality audio and video capabilities to
desktop and mobile browsers, major carriers such as AT&T and Telefónica,
leading infrastructure providers like Alcatel-Lucent and Ericsson and new
WebRTC application providers in likes of Teledini and NetDev are driving the
Research analyst, Sabir Rafiq comments, “WebRTC brings many opportunities;
ABI Research believes major trends will start to form within the enterprise
market with WebRTC. Companies will be willing to implement the new technology
to aid productivity and reduce communication barriers within the
ABI Research recognizes that there are significant barriers in the way of
WebRTC technology becoming widely adopted. Firstly, Apple is not showing any
interest in WebRTC, similar to ... (more)
Apple CEO Steve Jobs had a liver transplant in Tennessee about two months
ago, according to an unconfirmed story in the Wall Street Journal.
He has been on medical leave from the company since January to treat the fact
that he appeared to be starving to death.
Jobs is expected to return to Apple on schedule at the end of the month, the
story says, but may work part-time for a while, and Apple COO Tim Cook, who
has been standing in for Jobs, may take on a bigger role.
Cook may get a seat on the Apple board soon.
Five years ago the private Mr. Jobs, now 54, disclosed that he had been
Cloud Computing on Ulitzer
Cloudera, the commercial Hadoop company, has announced the release of
Cloudera Desktop, a unified graphical user interface for Hadoop applications.
The initial release of Cloudera Desktop includes tools for job and cluster
Cloudera Desktop makes Hadoop easier to use and manage. Business analysts,
developers and administrators can use the Cloudera Desktop user interface to
create and submit jobs, to monitor cluster health and to browse the data
stored on a Hadoop cluster. Experienced users can choose between the
command-line tools provided ... (more)
I never liked online forums where comments to the original posts could be
rated (+ or - 1) by other readers. But today, I changed my mind. These
negative ratings can tell you a lot. There is a Web site www.habrahabr.ru
popular among software developers in Russia. Today, someone posted an
information about newly released hardware by Apple. You'd say, "No biggies.
Apple has a steady and growing group of followers and often releases well
But take a look at the ratings to the people's comments discussing this news
http://bit.ly/2tIZQg. Look at the massive negati... (more)
Junction Points in NTFS 3.0+ allow you to make one or more links to a folder
that acts like the folder itself.
As I must use Microsoft Windows at work, I have greatly missed the joys of a
UNIX platform. Until I started my present job, I was able to have a Linux or
Solaris computer as my main computer for work, (and home!).
Since I joined an enormous corporate environment, I must comply with the
corporate standards. Surprising to some of you, I can be compliant. Stop
laughing! It just means I need to sanity hack at home.
One feature that was dear to me on UNIX was the symlink, (sym... (more)
iPhone Session at Cloud Expo
Apple on Monday announced financial results for its fiscal 2010 first
quarter ended December 26, 2009. The Company posted revenue of $15.68 billion
and a net quarterly profit of $3.38 billion, or $3.67 per diluted share.
These results compare to revenue of $11.88 billion and net quarterly profit
of $2.26 billion, or $2.50 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. Gross
margin was 40.9 percent, up from 37.9 percent in the year-ago quarter.
International sales accounted for 58 percent of the quarter's revenue.
Apple sold 3.36 million Macintosh compute... (more)