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    PayPal Mobile

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    PayPal today introduced PayPal Mobile, a text message-based service allowing consumers in the US and Canada to send money anytime, from anywhere, using their mobile telephones. With PayPal Mobile, users can send money, purchase items or donate to charities...
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    Executive Dashboards

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    Ive been doing some research on Executive Dashboards today and came across quite an array of interesting information. Im building a proof of concept dashbboard using Sharepoint 2007 and was exploring the possibility of using some of the gauge controls...
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    Windows Live Local Add-in for Microsoft Office Outlook (Beta)

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    Download Map your appointment and meeting locations directly from within Microsoft® Office Outlook®. Get driving directions, print detailed maps, find optimized trip routes, and estimate travel times. Receive reminders based on the estimated travel...
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    Podcasting via Phone

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    I think podcasting via phone has a huge potential for communication in situations where access to PCs in limited. In my personal pursuit for adventure I can see it useful for blogging while out hiking the cascades, riding the RSVP to Vancouver, sailing...
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    Retail Industry Whitepapers on MSDN

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    RFID in Retail : This white paper provides a general introduction to Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology, and discusses the benefits and challenges of this technology for organizations that are involved in the production, movement, or sale...
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    Atlas and AJAX

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    One of the technologies that I explored last weekend for the Retail Industry, was AJAX. In the world of Web development, the set of technologies available to create client-server communication and rich UI is collectively known as AJAX , for Asynchronous...
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    Corporate Podcasting

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    Podcasting is similar in nature to RSS, which allows subscribers to subscribe to a set of feeds to view syndicated Web site content. With podcasting however, you have a set of subscriptions that are checked regularly for updates and instead of reading...
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    Experiments with Expression

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    Last weekend I tried out the Expression suite of products and was pretty impressed ... well VERY impressed with what you can do with it. Install on my tablet pc was a breeze. The Microsoft Expression Graphic Designer (March 2006 CTP) and Microsoft Expression...
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    Real Time Traffic on Windows Live Local

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    I love the updates on Windows Live Local , especially the traffic updates for several cities. Other updates: Collections Keep lists of important locations, order them any way you want, and share them with friends. To view great sample collections...
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    MapPoint 2006 with Voice Prompted Driving Guidance

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    I did a test run of the new GPS capabilities of MapPoint 2006 this morning and was pretty impressed with the voice-prompted driving directions . MapPoint 2006 with GPS Locator combines complete business mapping and analysis software with the latest Global...
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    Video Moblogging

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    You can now upload videos directly from your phone or PDA to YouTube. All you need is a mobile device that can take video and send MMS messages, and an Internet access or data plan from your service provider. We currently support uploads from Cingular...
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    RFID successes highlighted at Mobile & Wireless World

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    Interesting look at possibilites for theft prevention of mobile devices in Retail Stores: "... Another IT manager, Schon Crouse, mobility integration analyst at Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, said in an interview that laptops with embedded...
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    Microsoft at Retail Systems 2006

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    The Extended Retail Industry, a key theme of this year’s Retail Systems, highlights the integral relationship between suppliers and retailers and ultimately the consumer. Retailers are extending their definition of the retail enterprise to include their...
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    .mobi and the retail industry

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    Telephia , the leading provider of performance measurement information to the mobile industry, reports that mobile data usage, such as text and multimedia messaging, mobile Web, and downloads, has reached the 50 percent adoption mark in Q4 2005, rising...
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    Retail CIOs: It's not just about the technology

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    "There is a danger for a CIO to be seen as being too much associated with just technology," Jewett (Joshua Jewett, CIO at Family Dollar, a Matthews, N.C.-based retail chain) said. "Technology rarely delivers a return on investment [ROI] on its own. The...
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    Microsoft Office 2007 Beta Preview

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    Evaluate the next release of Microsoft Office products for testing and planning purposes with 2007 Microsoft Office system Beta 2. The beta release contains all the functionality of the regular release, but is not the final product. Beta Download:...
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