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Archive: Mobile Technology

Technology

Calling all Developers: Enterprises Need Your Help

Developers need customers and companies need innovation. It’s a no-brainer that these two groups should be working more closely together, but for some reason the connection has yet to be made. The Philly Enterprise Hackathon sets out to shift this paradigm by connecting great developers with “big world” opportunities inside the enterprise—turning ideas into viable products or companies.   Hacking will begin…

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Technology

5 Opportunities in Enterprise Infrastructure for 2013

I’ve spoken with a number of CIOs recently, and they all recognize that almost all of their enterprise infrastructure must be reimagined. Technologies like mobile, big data, in-memory databases and virtualization are fundamentally altering the foundations of computing—processing, memory, network, storage and even the physical boundaries. Meanwhile, the cloud (private, public, hybrid) is changing the economics of computing. Social computing…

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Week in Review

Week in Review: VC Deal Activity Surges in Q3 2012

A couple weeks ago, we covered the NVCA’s third quarter numbers that showed IPOs doubled year over year. Now a new report from CB Insights indicates that the third quarter of 2012 was the busiest quarter for venture capital deal activity since the dot-com era. According to the report, VC firms made a total of 835 investments and deployed $7.5…

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A Look Ahead

A Look Ahead: Windows 8, Surface Tablet to Debut on the Heels of the iPad Mini

If you thought September was a big month for technology announcements with the iPhone 5, new Kindles, and other tablets and phones creating mobile opportunities for startups, wait until you see what’s on tap in the next couple weeks. Next week, many media suspect Apple will debut the new iPad mini on Oct. 23 to compete directly with tablets from…

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Partner Companies

ThingWorx Series C Financing Highlights Growth of M2M App Development

One opportunity that has arisen from the proliferation of mobile devices, and especially smart devices, is developing applications for the connected world. The number of smart devices will grow to 50 billion in 10 years, 50 times the current number. All that hardware has created a tremendous business opportunity: the market for M2M application enablement platforms will increase ten times…

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