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Re: [newtech-1] FW: iPhone restrictive practises - MacLife: "VoiceCentral Developer Talks About Being Pulled from App Store and Apple's Lack of Co EddieN Aug 1, 2009 5:27 PM
Re: [newtech-1] FW: iPhone restrictive practises - So, Michael, I suppose you also have no problem with the fact that you can only get your iPhone to work (officially) on the AT&T network too? There IS a lock-in, and it is neither right nor productive. Su EddieN Aug 1, 2009 5:22 PM
(BN) FCC Opens Inquiry Into Apple's Rejection of Google's IPhone Application - Bloomberg News, sent from my iPhone. FCC Opens Inquiry Into Apple Rejection of Google IPhone Program Aug. 1 (Bloomberg) -- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission began an inquiry into Apple Victor S. Aug 1, 2009 4:57 PM
Re: [newtech-1] FW: iPhone restrictive practises - I don't own Office. If you want it, great. Most businesses are forced to buy it so they can work with documents from other businesses. If you don't want the walled-garden iPhone, simply select from the myriad other choices. There is no iPhone Michael M. Aug 1, 2009 4:09 PM
Re: [newtech-1] FW: iPhone restrictive practises - You really should read about the spec before you comment. http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki­/Office_Open_XML Soun Michael M. Aug 1, 2009 3:59 PM
Re: [newtech-1] FW: iPhone restrictive practises - Actually I don't think closed MS Office format is a fair comparison in this situation. Microsoft open parts of their application to developers (macros, and VBA) just like Apple did for iPhone. But Microsoft is not controlling what plugins are approv Hanan Aug 1, 2009 3:37 PM
Re: [newtech-1] FW: iPhone restrictive practises - You are few years behind. Office files are XML and can be unzipped by your choice of archiving app. But thanks for the usual entertainment. Thanks, http://shamanovsky.co Victor S. Aug 1, 2009 3:25 PM
Re: [newtech-1] FW: iPhone restrictive practises - Imagine if every single spreadsheet, presentation or word processing document emailed to you was in a proprietary format that could only be accurately viewed and edited with one company's product. Michael M. Aug 1, 2009 2:52 PM
Re: [newtech-1] FW: iPhone restrictive practises - srsly.. imagine if iphone was treated as a computer (that it is).. imagine if microsoft got to approve every single app that should run on windows. this would never fly in desktop world.. why is it ok on smart phones?? On user 4. Aug 1, 2009 1:58 PM
This Week In Silicon Alley: Over 77 Awesome Events - Preview not available Gary | G. Aug 1, 2009 1:42 PM
Re: [newtech-1] port your iphone apps to winmo - We are talking about their mobile system. Maybe they will surprise us in late 2010 but currently winmo is going the way of the Zune. If they do reboot their mobile os, it will probably be incompat Michael M. Aug 1, 2009 12:11 PM
Re: [newtech-1] port your iphone apps to winmo - On Sat, Aug 1, 2009 at 10:01 AM, Dean Collins wrote: > http://windowsteamblog.com/blogs/windowsphone/archive/2009/07/31/ready-to-port-your-iphone-app-to-windows-mobile.aspx Why? > > hmm start of a trend? Feel free to try aga Michael S. Aug 1, 2009 11:56 AM
Re: [newtech-1] port your iphone apps to winmo - Especially with the Surface table they're developing. That'll be like the next Windows empire or something. -Carlos Damion Hankejh wrote: > > I love my iPhone and MacBook, but only a complete fool would bet > exclusively against Microsoft. Th Carlos N. Aug 1, 2009 11:45 AM
RE: [newtech-1] port your iphone apps to winmo - Damion H. Aug 1, 2009 11:43 AM
Re: [newtech-1] port your iphone apps to winmo - Preview not available Carlos N. Aug 1, 2009 11:23 AM
RE: [newtech-1] port your iphone apps to winmo - Dean C. Aug 1, 2009 10:48 AM
RE: [newtech-1] port your iphone apps to winmo - Dean C. Aug 1, 2009 10:48 AM
Re: [newtech-1] port your iphone apps to winmo - Bet on the future not on the past. Google Michael M. Aug 1, 2009 10:36 AM
RE: [newtech-1] port your iphone apps to winmo - Dean C. Aug 1, 2009 10:24 AM
Re: [newtech-1] port your iphone apps to winmo - Porting apps to a dying platform. What's the sense in that? Michael M. Aug 1, 2009 10:09 AM
port your iphone apps to winmo - Dean C. Aug 1, 2009 10:00 AM
NYT NO, Go Away, about Ryan Air CEO - this is the bloke who wants to charge airline passengers for toilet use on board airplane. Interesting how low prices can help train customers to expect less for paying less. and his airline makes money. Miles R. Aug 1, 2009 8:38 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Sales compensation? - see link NYT article about how to compensage sales http://boss.blogs.nytimes.com/­2009/07/31/whats-the-best-way-­to-reward-sales-people/ Miles R. Aug 1, 2009 8:25 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Logo design contest - TV Reality Show - Preview not available Victor S. Aug 1, 2009 12:44 AM
RE: [newtech-1] Logo design contest - TV Reality Show - Lol, sorry but Asterisk is such a specific skill it's driving up the level of small consultant engagement (as opposed to big iron fujitsu/ericsson engagement etc). There are more specialists than ever. Regards, Dean Collins Cognation I Dean C. Aug 1, 2009 12:23 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Logo design contest - TV Reality Show - Hope this helps. http://freshconcentrate.wordpr­ess.com/2008/04/15/tips-on-get­ting-a-logo-designed-for-your-­business/ Ramon Gil Fresh Concentrate LLC http://www.freshc.com [masked] On Jul 31, 2009, at 8:16 PM, florian fangohr Ramon G. Aug 1, 2009 12:22 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Logo design contest - TV Reality Show - Preview not available Victor S. Aug 1, 2009 12:19 AM
Re: [newtech-1] FW: iPhone restrictive practises - Speaking of restrictive practices: CNET: EddieN Aug 1, 2009 12:18 AM
RE: [newtech-1] Logo design contest - TV Reality Show - Dean C. Jul 31, 2009 11:51 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Logo design contest - TV Reality Show - Preview not available Victor S. Jul 31, 2009 11:37 PM
Re: [newtech-1] time to build apps for Android? - +1 and don't forget Moonlight http://www.mono-project.com/Mo­onlight ? ? ? On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 5:33 PM, Alex Os Victor S. Jul 31, 2009 11:08 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Logo design contest - TV Reality Show - Preview not available florian f. Jul 31, 2009 8:15 PM
Facebook Ordered To Give Leader Its Source Code - http://bit.ly/17YY71 D.A. G. Jul 31, 2009 7:40 PM
Re: [newtech-1] time to build apps for Android? - On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 5:33 PM, Alex Osipov < [address removed] > wrote: Andy Jul 31, 2009 5:38 PM
RE: [newtech-1] time to build apps for Android? - Alex O. Jul 31, 2009 5:31 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Zen-cart Experts - On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 3:37 PM, Tess < [address removed] > wrote: Andy Jul 31, 2009 3:59 PM
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Zen-cart Experts - Please reach out to me if you or somebody you know has significant experience with zen-cart. I need a new back-end developer to work with. Thank you, Tess ? Teresa (No H. Jul 31, 2009 3:29 PM
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Re: [newtech-1] Skype shutdown? - On Jul 31, 2009, at 12:39 PM, noel hidalgo wrote: > Ms Whitman was a campaign adviser to Sen. McCain and avid supporter of > President Bush. I now fear for the State of California. I fear too. Whitman is either a huge fucking idiot , or a lyin Jonathan V. Jul 31, 2009 1:25 PM
wisestamp alternative... - Does anyone knoe of an alternative to "wisestamp" it is only available to firefox users and I am currently running IE 8. THX -- Patrick M Large Tel:[masked] [address removed] http://twitter.com/everythingl­arge http://www.linkedin.c user 6. Jul 31, 2009 1:22 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Skype shutdown? - But these kind of discussions really bring out people in the group. :-) -Mike On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 12:52 PM, Bill Belliveau wrote: > Please keep you political view to yourself unless you draw a direct correlation Michael M. Jul 31, 2009 1:21 PM
Re: [newtech-1] time to build apps for Android? - On Jul 31, 2009, at 12:03 AM, Michael Mellinger wrote: > The Kindle runs Linux too. Maybe iPhone apps can be ported to it too? That is entirely NOT the argument that I was making. I was calling out specific libraries and OS roots that both sh Jonathan V. Jul 31, 2009 1:21 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Skype shutdown? - This was a bit crazy: "To top it off with the discovery that her legal team allowed them to buy skype without, well, buying skype, is truly a failure of monumental proportion." Ash -- Ashkan Karbasfroosha user 1. Jul 31, 2009 1:17 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Skype shutdown? - The stuff about California is a bit off topic, but I have to say, politics aside, my impression is that Meg Whitman was *incredibly* lucky, and that ebay was actually a pretty poorly run place. Jeff Bezos managed circles around her. Meg never understoo Hank W. Jul 31, 2009 1:13 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Skype shutdown? - Score: (-1, Offtopic) Carlos Nunez Computer Engineering Stevens Institute of Technology New York University *e:* [address removed] *p:* (201)[masked] *AIM:* cnunez1987 *fb:* http://www.facebook.com/crassi­c *mysp:* http://www.myspace.com/mrcra Carlos N. Jul 31, 2009 1:03 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Skype shutdown? - Ms Whitman was a campaign adviser to Sen. McCain and avid supporter of President Bush. I now fear for the State of California. Maybe "the big one" is a metaphor for 16 years of Republican tyranny? noel h. Jul 31, 2009 12:38 PM
RE: [newtech-1] Requirements and success of application development - > >> - Who writes the requirements? > > > > It should be lead by the person with the vision/idea/whatever.. then a > > technical person comes in to validate it, analyze, and put pencil to paper > > so to speak > > I'd also have a mkting/sales/prod Hans Z. Jul 31, 2009 11:43 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Logo design contest - TV Reality Show - you know.. every time you use 99designs a puppy gets runover.. and the terrorists win..? On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 11:50 PM, David Gusick < dgusic user 4. Jul 31, 2009 9:27 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Skype shutdown? - Preview not available Baba Jul 31, 2009 9:17 AM
Skype shutdown? - Dean C. Jul 31, 2009 8:47 AM
Re: [newtech-1] iphone security flaw to be announced today; windows mobile to follow - More on this flaw: EddieN Jul 31, 2009 4:42 AM
Re: [newtech-1] time to build apps for Android? - When I asked that question, I didn't mean to imply that it would be easy to do, just that it would be desirable. EddieN Jul 31, 2009 12:42 AM
Re: [newtech-1] time to build apps for Android? - The Kindle runs Linux too. Maybe iPhone apps can be ported to it too? How about iPhone apps running on the mac? That would be cool! Michael M. Jul 31, 2009 12:01 AM
Logo design contest - TV Reality Show - We recently did a logo design contest on 99designs and came up with a strong logo concept, but weak implementation. We are now running a second contest to fix up the logo of the first contest winner. More information about the contest can be found at user 6. Jul 30, 2009 11:49 PM
RE: [newtech-1] time to build apps for Android? - Robert M. Jul 30, 2009 11:39 PM
Re: [newtech-1] time to build apps for Android? - With Javascript being able to run native code, wouldn't that be a HUGE security issue? -Carlos Carmen Delessio wrote: > Phonegap and others have and are working on cross-platform solutions. > http://www.phonegap.com/ > The common element they Carlos N. Jul 30, 2009 11:37 PM
Re: [newtech-1] time to build apps for Android? - Just to respond to both things at once... this is what i noticed a few months ago... Jonathan V. Jul 30, 2009 10:50 PM
Re: [newtech-1] time to build apps for Android? - Phonegap and others have and are working on cross-platform solutions.? http://www.phonegap.com/ The common element they take advantage of is the browser.? Offering html/Javascript solutions to access native code. Carmen D. Jul 30, 2009 10:18 PM
Re: [newtech-1] time to build apps for Android? - On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 6:55 PM, Jonathan Vanasco < [address removed] > wrote: Andy Jul 30, 2009 7:24 PM
Re: [newtech-1] time to build apps for Android? - John, This is kind of like the oft-referenced supposition that because OS X is UNIX, UNIX apps should work with it. What people fail to consider is that it's /kernel/ is derived from BSD, whereas *everything on top of it* is proprietary and in ma Carlos N. Jul 30, 2009 7:00 PM
Re: [newtech-1] time to build apps for Android? - On Jul 30, 2009, at 6:48 PM, Carlos Nunez wrote: > I don't believe their SDKs are even close to compatible. That's like > asking why someone hasn't developed a way to make a toolkit that > works with Windows and Linux at the same time. :) > > Jonathan V. Jul 30, 2009 6:54 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Requirements and success of application development - On Jul 30, 2009, at 12:29 PM, Hans Zaunere wrote: >> - Who writes the requirements? > > It should be lead by the person with the vision/idea/whatever.. then a > technical person comes in to validate it, analyze, and put pencil to > paper > so Jonathan V. Jul 30, 2009 6:50 PM
Re: [newtech-1] time to build apps for Android? - Why hasn't someone written a toolkit to render software that plays both in Windows and Linux scenarios? Or Blackberry and WinMo? You make it sound easy. Joel on Software has a toolkit kind of like this. Burdensome and inefficient at best, and i Andy Jul 30, 2009 6:47 PM
Re: [newtech-1] time to build apps for Android? - I don't believe their SDKs are even close to compatible. That's like asking why someone hasn't developed a way to make a toolkit that works with Windows and Linux at the same time. :) Carlos Nunez Computer Engineering Stevens Institute of Technol Carlos N. Jul 30, 2009 6:47 PM
Re: [newtech-1] time to build apps for Android? - Why isn't someone working on a lowest-common-denominator toolkit that enables you to develop an app and it will work pretty much on both the iPhone AND Android with minimum fuss? EddieN Jul 30, 2009 6:44 PM
HootSuite 2.0 Launch - Hey Everybody, I hope this is of value to you all: Just wanted to make a quick announcement regarding the public launch of HootSuite 2.0. Would love to get feedback. Upgrade:? Dario M. Jul 30, 2009 3:24 PM
Re: [newtech-1] TheLadders.com career event - its shilling for their fellow board members? duh, I believe this list is a much better way of learning how people think, what they do and if you would want to hire them then "the ladders, hotjobs all that other is so 1999. that being said an Miles R. Jul 30, 2009 1:31 PM
everyone should read NYT David Pogue - dont you love technology, when it works it works. after dealing with too much verizon I found out that MetroPCS works for me. I actually talk less, does it mean i'm more productive, time will tell. However, as i didnt know how it would work i forwarde Miles R. Jul 30, 2009 1:25 PM
iphone security flaw to be announced today; windows mobile to follow - Summary: Jonathan V. Jul 30, 2009 1:20 PM
Re: [newtech-1] TheLadders.com career event - As they say Buyer beware.A lot of folks looking to get to that level in terms of 100K jobs feel possibly vulnerable and you have the likes of a Ladders that can use deceptive advertising to get some monies and there is no way to prove that they are scammi Baba Jul 30, 2009 1:19 PM
Re: [newtech-1] TheLadders.com career event - On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 12:59 PM, Miles Rose < [address removed] > wrote: Andy Jul 30, 2009 1:01 PM
Re: [newtech-1] TheLadders.com career event - i never felt these online services worked well. these guys seem to have gotten some traction from both sides, well they will certainly keep HR busy, but why spend money with them to redo your resume or cover letter? both highly profitable areas for ladder Miles R. Jul 30, 2009 12:58 PM
RE: [newtech-1] TheLadders.com career event - Couldn't said it better myself. Not a fan of The Ladders at all. I thought it as bad when it was free and worse now that you have to pay for a service that doesn't work!! -----Original Message----- From: [address removed] [mailto:newtech-1@meet Nicole Jul 30, 2009 12:50 PM
RE: [newtech-1] Working as a freelancer - Dean C. Jul 30, 2009 12:47 PM
Re: [newtech-1] TheLadders.com career event - On Jul 30, 2009, at 11:48 AM, Andrew wrote: > Pretty much sums up my understanding of TheLadders ... I've heard > only one success story with TheLadders, and that was on CNN 2 days > ago ... has anyone ever found TheLadders worthwhile? I mean, Jonathan V. Jul 30, 2009 12:40 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Working as a freelancer - NOLO, as Miles has mentioned, has a GREAT series of books on taxes & deducations, boilerplate contracts -- good place to start. Tax Savvy for your Small Business might be #1 in your case ... also, check out Alan Weiss' consulting books, he has som Andy Jul 30, 2009 12:33 PM
RE: [newtech-1] Requirements and success of application development - > Statistics show that over 75% of application development failures are > attributed to requirements. Is formal requirements the domain of medium to > large businesses only or do startups and small businesses write formal > requirements as part of ap Hans Z. Jul 30, 2009 12:28 PM
Re: [newtech-1] Working as a freelancer - Book on working as a freelancer would be good. Any recommendations? Asking you this question because when i was a freelancer in Finland, I charged sales tax and has to repay them every month to the tax office. Allthis is very easy there. I don' Mayank J. Jul 30, 2009 12:23 PM
Re: [newtech-1] TheLadders.com career event - Preview not available Nate W. Jul 30, 2009 11:59 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Working as a freelancer - Taxes on your income* sheesh! --ab On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 11:51 AM, Andrew Badera < [address removed] > wrote: Andy Jul 30, 2009 11:52 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Working as a freelancer - On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 11:50 AM, Mayank Jain < [address removed] > wrote: Andy Jul 30, 2009 11:51 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Working as a freelancer - One more question regarding freelancing. Am i suppose to invoice client with taxes? mayank 2009/6/22 ray swyers < [address removed] > Mayank J. Jul 30, 2009 11:46 AM
Re: [newtech-1] TheLadders.com career event - Pretty much sums up my understanding of TheLadders ... I've heard only one success story with TheLadders, and that was on CNN 2 days ago ... has anyone ever found TheLadders worthwhile? I mean, they use other job listing services to hire their own p Andy Jul 30, 2009 11:46 AM
Re: [newtech-1] TheLadders.com career event - Notice how The Ladders is careful in not promising you that the actual companies doing the hiring will be there. Just the "recuriters" who will "anal user 4. Jul 30, 2009 11:45 AM
Re: [newtech-1] TheLadders.com career event - Preview not available Allen S. Jul 30, 2009 11:42 AM
Re: [newtech-1] TheLadders.com career event - Preview not available mark p. Jul 30, 2009 11:39 AM
TheLadders.com career event - Preview not available Nate W. Jul 30, 2009 11:28 AM
JOB NOTIFICATION - Wall Street, Business Analyst, Equities | Derivatives - Client: Wall Street Firm Location: NYC Compensation: 60/hr Duration: 9-12 Months My client is currently looking for a business analysis to join their Product Management department. The qualified individual will be responsible for creating and ass user 6. Jul 30, 2009 11:25 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Microsoft/Yahoo Deal - On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 10:56 AM, Nik Bonaddio < [address removed] > wrote: Andy Jul 30, 2009 11:01 AM
Re: [newtech-1] time to build apps for Android? - I made a correlation between the size of the mobile platform and the size of the app market that doesn't apply. That's why I brought in the BB pla Mark N. Jul 30, 2009 10:54 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Microsoft/Yahoo Deal - I think our point of argument is whether or not they even need a killer premium service. With the amount of traffic they get, do they really need to dominate one area? Why not just figure out how to monetize all that traffic? Easier said than done, of cou Nik B. Jul 30, 2009 10:53 AM
Re: [newtech-1] time to build apps for Android? - i think you should have been buiding apps for android ASAP, being an early expert has many advantages. M On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 10:52 AM, Carmen Delessio < Miles R. Jul 30, 2009 10:53 AM
Re: [newtech-1] time to build apps for Android? - ?Is it time to start building Android apps? Yes, absolutely. Why? Because as an individual developer or small company you have a chance to get noticed in the Android Market. - Facebook Application market - totally saturated.? Good for? Zynga. Carmen D. Jul 30, 2009 10:50 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Microsoft/Yahoo Deal - On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 10:49 AM, Mark Drapeau < [address removed] > wrote: Andy Jul 30, 2009 10:50 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Microsoft/Yahoo Deal - I use Yahoo Radio at work, for what it's worth.? +1 On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 10:42 AM, Andrew < [address removed] > wrote: user 6. Jul 30, 2009 10:47 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Microsoft/Yahoo Deal - Oh, sheesh, and how could I forget Yahoo! Personals? Another market they failed to dominate despite early leads ... On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 10:42 AM, Andrew < Andy Jul 30, 2009 10:43 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Microsoft/Yahoo Deal - On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 10:27 AM, Nik Bonaddio < [address removed] > wrote: Andy Jul 30, 2009 10:41 AM
Re: [newtech-1] Microsoft/Yahoo Deal - Well said. On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 10:27 AM, Nik Bonaddio < [address removed] > wrote: I. Cem (Jim) O. Jul 30, 2009 10:31 AM

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