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Google Places is a free marketing tool for local businesses. The benefits of these listings include showing up in web search results and mobile search results. Updating these listings is free and available to the business 24×7x365. Not something you can easily do with the traditional yellow pages. Definitely something you need to consider beyond Google and tap into multiple local listing websites and search engines. Here are a few guidelines and information to know about when using Google Places. Many of these guidelines apply to other local listing websites as well. Many of these points are pretty self-explanatory. Violating these guidelines and your listing can be suspended. The basic premise is that you need to present your business in the local listings as you would in the traditional world. 1. Only the business owner(s) or authorized representatives may claim th... (more)

What's New in HTML5

I have been having numerous discussions about HTML5 with mobile experts these last few weeks, many of which I recorded on video, so stay tuned to my blog to watch them and learn how leading mobile vendors are incorporating HTML5 into their platforms and mobile apps. One of my goals with publishing this HTML5 article series each week is to help companies, considering the use of HTML5, to understand the spectrum of use cases and the scope of its adoption by leading vendors.  I hope you find these articles useful. Now for the news... The automated software testing tool Testing Anywhere has released a new version, Testing Anywhere 7.5, and is now capable of testing HTML5 and cloud applications. Read Original Content OverDrive has announced plans to launch OverDrive Read, an open standard HTML5/EPUB browser-based e-book platform that will allow users to read e-books online... (more)

M2M News Weekly – Week of April 28, 2013

Welcome to M2M News Weekly, an online newsletter that consists of the most interesting news and articles related to M2M (machine to machine) and embedded mobile devices.  I aggregate the information, include the original links and add a synopsis of each article.  I also search for the latest market numbers such as market size, growth and trends in and around the M2M market. Also read Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly Also read Field Mobility News Weekly Also read Kevin Benedict’s What’s New in HMTL5 Also read Mobile Commerce News Weekly Also read Mobile Health News Weekly Also read Mobility News Weekly Also read SMAC News Weekly In a report by SAP Brazil, China, Germany and India are the four countries most ready to embrace M2M technology for building smarter cities. Read Original Content Markets Research Reports expects the wireless M2M market to account for nearly $1... (more)

Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly - Week of May 5, 2013

Welcome to Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly, an online newsletter that consists of the most interesting news and articles related to enterprise mobility in Asia.  Asia is predicted to be the fastest area of growth for enterprise mobility between now and 2016. Also read Field Mobility News Weekly Also read Kevin Benedict’s What’s New in HTML5 Also read M2M News Weekly Also read Mobile Commerce News Weekly Also read Mobile Health News Weekly Also read Mobility News Weekly Also read SMAC News Weekly Indian innovator Sumit Dagar has developed a unique smartphone that converts text and pictures into Braille and raised patterns for the blind.  Read Original Content The Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore is inviting Singapore’s mobile companies to join in a mission trip centered on the MobileBeat Conference in California in July.  Read Original Content The Motorola So... (more)

Testing Tuesday #18: How to test asynchronous JavaScript with Jasmine

• Twitter • Facebook • HackerNews • Reddit • LinkedIn • Google Plus • Email • RSS • StumbleUpon • Tumblr This is the 18th Testing Tuesday episode. Every week we will share our insights and opinions on the software testing space. Drop by every Tuesday to learn more! Last week we spied on JavaScript methods with Jasmine. Testing asynchronous JavaScript operations In the last two Testing Tuesday episodes we already got familiar with Jasmine. If you haven’t already, watching Testing Tuesday #16 will make it easier to follow along this episode. JavaScript is the perfect language for asynchronous operations. But although they make our apps fast, elegant and responsive, they are also a challenge to test. Jasmine provides two strategies for testing asynchronous operations: Waiting for certain events to occur until a timeout. ... (more)

Omnitech Aims to Promote its Patented Framework in Test Automation Services

AMSTERDAM and MUMBAI, November 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnitech InfoSolutions Ltd (BSE Code: 532882), India's leading business availability and business continuity solutions provider is pleased to announce its participation in EuroSTAR 2009, which will be held from November 30, 2009 - December 03, 2009 at Stockholm, Sweden. EuroStar 2009 is the most successful and widely acknowledged event with a gathering of more than 1000 testing professionals participating from across the globe. The event in its 17th year has announced 'Testing for Real, Testing for Now' as a theme for this year. The event is acting as a platform for Indian players like Omnitech InfoSolutions to exhibit their expertise in Test automation services. Through this event, Omnitech InfoSolutions plans to showcase its proprietary Keyword Driven Framework (KWDF) solution. Omnitech employs tried and tested KW... (more)

Telerik Launches Virtual Accelerator for Windows 8

Telerik, an end-to-end provider of software development, lifecycle and content management tools and solutions, today announced the Telerik Virtual Accelerator for Windows 8, a three month accelerator for early stage startups focused on building Windows 8 apps. The initial entry program will launch on January 31 running through March 15, 2013 and will enable startups to submit their Windows 8 app prototypes to a panel of judges for consideration. The winning entry will receive a $30,000 investment from Telerik, a one week boot camp in Hong Kong to participate in the AcceleratorHK program as well as three months of virtual mentorship by Paul Orlando, entrepreneur, AcceleratorHK director and TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2012 Hackathon winner. There will also be a Community Choice winner, voted on by the developer community at large. Qualified entrants must submit their applic... (more)

Scoopshot (P2S Media) und Ebyline gehen strategische inhaltliche Partnerschaft ein

LOS ANGELES, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Führungskräfte von Scoopshot und Ebyline gaben heute eine strategische Partnerschaft bekannt, die Scoopshots einzigartige, von mobilen Nutzern und Profis erstellte Fotos und Videos mit den hochwertigen Texten von Ebyline zusammenbringen wird. Die Vereinbarung zur geschäftlichen Entwicklung wird die Vermögenswerte beider Unternehmen voll ausnutzen, um Medienbetrieben und anderen Kunden rund um die Welt eine neue zuverlässige Quelle für visuelles und exakt geschriebenes Material auf Abruf bieten zu können. Scoopshot hat seinen Hauptsitz im finnischen Helsinki und ist eingetragen in den USA, wo es auch seine Mitarbeiter rekrutiert. Das Unternehmen ist Branchenführer im Bereich vollständig authentifizierte mobile Fotos und Video-Crowdsourcing. Derzeit hat es es mehr als 250.000 mobile Nutzer weltweit, und die Zahl wird sich 2... (more)

CTIA Announces 2013 E-Tech Award Finalists

WASHINGTON, April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CTIA–The Wireless Association® today announced the finalists for the 2013 Emerging Technology (E-Tech) Awards, after receiving an all-time high number of submissions for the competition. The awards honor the industry's most innovative new wireless products and services in mobile apps, consumer electronics, enterprise & vertical markets and network technology. Nearly 100 entries will be featured at CTIA 2013™, which takes place May 21-23, 2012 at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130325/DC83092LOGO) Submissions were judged on innovation, functionality, technological importance, implementation and overall "wow" factor. Online judging for the awards categories was conducted by a panel of highly-respected industry experts, reporters and analysts. Host and CNB... (more)

INRIX XD Traffic: Mehr Straßen mit größerer Präzision

-- Neuer Dienst verdoppelt abgedeckte Straßen und verbessert Genauigkeit; Big Data-Unternehmen baut Zusammenarbeit mit BMW, Volkswagen und Verkehrsbetrieben aus KIRKLAND, Washington, 29. Oktober 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- INRIX, ein führender Anbieter von Verkehrsdienstleistungen und -informationen, stellt INRIX XD Traffic vor. Damit stehen intelligente Verkehrsdaten ab sofort präziser und umfangreicher zur Verfügung als bisher. Insgesamt deckt INRIX XD Traffic doppelt so viele Straßen ab wie jeder andere vergleichbare derzeit erhältliche Dienst. Autohersteller, Verkehrsbetriebe, Flottenbetreiber und Medienanstalten können so auf präzise Daten von 6,4 Millionen Straßenkilometern in 37 Ländern zurückgreifen und ermöglichen den weltweit mehr als eine Milliarde Fahrern noch mehr Mobilität. (Foto:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131029/SF05936) „Um in der Zukunft m... (more)

Führende Unternehmen im Bereich Salesforce Ecosystem nutzen DocuSign als gemeinsamen Standard

DocuSign hat heute ein exponentielles Wachstum bei der Zahl der Kunden und Partner von salesforce.com bekannt gegeben, die sich mit dem DocuSign eSignature Global Network alle auf einen Standard einigen. Die tiefgehende Zusammenarbeit mit Salesforce hilft Unternehmen dabei, Geschäftsprozesse zu automatisieren, um die Einnahmen zu beschleunigen, die Kosten zu reduzieren und die Erfahrungen der Kunden zu verbessern. „DocuSign hat es uns wesentlich leichter gemacht, HP-Produkte zu kaufen und zu verkaufen“, sagte John Hinshaw, Vice President des Bereiches Technologie und Operatives Geschäft bei HP. „Durch unsere Zusammenarbeit mit DocuSign gewinnen wir neue Partner hinzu und können Kundenverträge schneller bearbeiten. Für manche Vorgänge benötigen wir nur noch Stunden, für die wir früher mehrere Wochen gebraucht haben. Dies ist wahrscheinlich die sich am schnellsten re... (more)