Archive for January, 2008

What’s New: Quark’s Using Silverlight

January 30th, 2008 |
What’s New: Quark’s Using Silverlight

Are you trying to produce a fantastic user experience on the Web? Come spend 15 minutes with Kapil Tundwal and Mohan Dhandapani from Quark‘s emerging technologies and Warren Wilbee (ISV Architect Evangelist for Microsoft). Their discussion provides a ...
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DirectPointe To Offer Managed Services to Consumers

January 29th, 2008 |
DirectPointe To Offer Managed Services to Consumers

Michael Proper is the CEO and entrepreneurial vision for the fast-growing DirectPointe, a provider of managed computing services that make technology simple, manageable and affordable for small and midsize businesses. DirectPointe has established itself by offering great support to organizations ...
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IT@Intel: Software as a Service

January 29th, 2008 |
IT@Intel: Software as a Service

In a big company like Intel, users get their software in a variety of ways – on their desktops, delivered over a network, or some combination of those. Catherine Spence, an enterprise architect with Intel IT Research and Technology Development, ...
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F5: How to control highly variable CDN costs

January 28th, 2008 |
F5: How to control highly variable CDN costs

Peak traffic can overload servers and cause bandwidth congestion, leaving web sites unavailable to users. Commercial Content Delivery Networks (CDN) improve performance, but costs are unpredictable, highly variable, and wreak havoc on budgets. In this podcast, Joe Hicks, F5 Networks ...
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Delivering Secure Content to Remote Mobile Users: How to Build a CDN

January 28th, 2008 |
Delivering Secure Content to Remote  Mobile Users: How to Build a CDN

Enterprises want to distribute content closer to their remote users, but can’t use commercial Content Delivery Networks (CDNs), because the information is internal, dynamic and confidential. In this podcast, Joe Hicks, F5 Networks Product Manager, explains how F5 BIG-IP WebAccelerator ...
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Transforming IT Infrastructure with Enterprise-Class Virtualization from VMware, Part 3

January 28th, 2008 |
Transforming IT Infrastructure with Enterprise-Class Virtualization from VMware, Part 3

VMware has just released ESX 3.5 and Virtual Center 2.5. This is the 3rd of a 5-part podcast series, featuring VMware Technical Account Manager Joe Gazarik on Virtualization. In this podcast, he focuses on the functional improvements to VC 2.5, ...
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HP iPAQs, Notebooks Help Small and Medium Businesses with Mobility

January 28th, 2008 |
HP iPAQs, Notebooks Help Small and Medium Businesses with Mobility

In this video podcast, find out how HP’s line of handheld PCs and business notebooks bring mobility and connectivity to SMBs, and how HP Total Care helps business users get the experience they need from their mobile devices.

HP’s notebook portfolio ...
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The Most Effective Ways to Reach Influencers

January 27th, 2008 |
The Most Effective Ways to Reach Influencers

Lots of people have ideas about the best way to reach influencers but Rick Bruner, Director of Research and Industry Relations for Doubleclick gives three quick tips for how to reach the people who affect the thoughts of others. He ...
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Vertafore and SmartClient Deployment

January 25th, 2008 |
Vertafore and SmartClient Deployment

How should SmartClient technology integrate with web solutions? VP Development at Vertafore Chris Kinsman talks with Microsoft Architect Evangelist Bruce Kyle about how and why SmartClient deployment of Windows Forms deliver the most value to its financial services customers in ...
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150 MPG with AFS Trinity’s PHEV Technology

January 24th, 2008 |
150 MPG with AFS Trinity’s PHEV Technology

Prior to the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), one news story getting a lot of traction was the conversion of a Saturn Hybrid into a Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) capable of 150 miles per gallon. So I ...
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Blending Trading Performance – Risk Management Insights

January 24th, 2008 |
Blending Trading Performance – Risk Management Insights

Join BearingPoint managing director Brian Hart to explore trading performance and risk management, and what has been learned from the recent credit crisis. The recent credit crisis has demonstrated to companies that there were certain capabilities they ...
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Cadillac Provoq’s a Response at NAIAS

January 23rd, 2008 |
Cadillac Provoq’s a Response at NAIAS

During the North American International Auto Show, (NAIAS), I spoke with Clay Dean, global design director for Cadillac about the Provoq, the luxury SUV concept based on the Volt E-flex platform, unveiled at CES.

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NAIAS: Ford’s Explorer America with EcoBoost

January 22nd, 2008 |
NAIAS: Ford’s Explorer America with EcoBoost

Another exciting discovery at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) was Ford’s EcoBoost platform and the unveiling of their Explorer America concept. Dan Kapp, Ford‘s Director of Powertrain Research, introduces me to this next-gen SUV and it’s performance ...
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CES 2008: Do You Do DivX?

January 21st, 2008 |
CES 2008: Do You Do DivX?

On the floor of CES 2008 in Las Vegas, PodTech’s Michael Johnson speaks with Bruce Lidl, PR Manager, DivX, Inc. about DivX. In this podcast, we’ll found out about the oft-cited but little understood codec: what it is, and how ...
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CNET’s Needleman on His Views of Traditional Versus New Media

January 20th, 2008 |
CNET’s Needleman on His Views of Traditional Versus New Media

Marketing Voices caught CNET‘s Rafe Needleman at the PodTech BlogHaus at CES in January. In a candid conversation, Needleman shares his thoughts on how he views “traditional” versus new media. Jones and Needleman discuss the frustration of journalists who ...
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The Reboot: CES 2008

January 18th, 2008 |
The Reboot: CES 2008

The Consumer Electronics Show usually isn’t a big show for gamers, but this year’s event was expected to be different. CES dedicated more show floor space for its Gaming Showcase and there were even rumors that Microsoft’s Bill Gates ...
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GM’s Chairman Rick Wagner Meets with Bloggers at NAIAS

January 18th, 2008 |
GM’s Chairman Rick Wagner Meets with Bloggers at NAIAS

In an hour sit down with online journalists during the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), GM’s Chairman Rick Wagner answered questions on several topics from the joint partnership announcement the day before with Coskata, to Tata Motor’s Nano, recently ...
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Microsoft’s Xbox Live Blogger from CES

January 18th, 2008 |
Microsoft’s Xbox Live Blogger from CES

Larry Hryb is one of Microsoft’s most famous bloggers. He works on the Xbox Live team and visited the CES BlogHaus to talk about what he’s seeing.

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Retrevo Gang: Report from CES, Part II

January 18th, 2008 |
Retrevo Gang: Report from CES, Part II

Andrew Eisner, head geek from Retrevo, the consumer electronics search engine, and Fred Davis, who helped start Wired Magazine, among other things, sit down for the second of two fun reports from the Consumer Electronics Show 2008 in Las Vegas.

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Cool new 3D search interface from CES 2008

January 18th, 2008 |
Cool new 3D search interface from CES 2008

One of the coolest things I saw at CES was SpaceTime.com, which brings us a 3D view of search and browsing. It is something you have to see to appreciate and Eddie Bakhash, CEO, gives us a great demo.

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A little treat: my first girlfriend

January 18th, 2008 |
A little treat: my first girlfriend

While at the BlogHaus at CES 2008 I had a little surprise: my first girlfriend from high school showed up. I hadn’t seen her since 1983. She’s now director of marketing at Plantronics, and we have a fun chat about ...
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GM Partners with Ethanol Producer Coskata

January 17th, 2008 |
GM Partners with Ethanol Producer Coskata

During the North American International Auto Show, (NAIAS) one of the most important announcements I heard was made by GM Chairman Rick Wagoner, who announced a partnership with Coskata, a Warrensville, IL, biology-based ethanol producer. The company uses proprietary ...
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Meeting the user input visionary, Doug Engelbart

January 17th, 2008 |
Meeting the user input visionary, Doug Engelbart

If you haven’t heard of Doug Engelbart, you really should do some Google searches and get to know some of the things he’s invented. Let’s just start with the mouse. But here Doug Engelbart and Valerie Landau show off a ...
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A tour of HP’s SmartHouse

January 17th, 2008 |
A tour of HP’s SmartHouse

HP might have started in a garage but lately they’ve moved their coolest stuff into a SmartHouse. We get a tour of the SmartHouse, which is really a place they can test out concepts and, also, demonstrate their latest products ...
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Intel at CES 2008: Go Off and Do Something Wonderful

January 17th, 2008 |
Intel at CES 2008: Go Off and Do Something Wonderful

In his CES keynote, Intel CEO and President Paul Otellini introduced the concept of virtual Smash Mouth, and with a nod to the slew of Mobile Internet Devices (MIDs) on view on the massive CES show floor, as well ...
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