Keeping the lines of communication open means going mobile at Noble House, a direct-store distributor in Sherwood Park, Alta., but the company learned a thing or two about IT testing procedures during the implementation process.
Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday is expected to release the first public beta version of a software product that will help extend its .Net initiative to mobile devices and to elaborate on its strategy for bringing .Net services and applications to wireless users, a company official said.
Macromedia unveiled the newest version of its tools for building Web applications, called Flash MX, along with a number of partnerships with hardware and software makers who will support the new tools.
Splitting its Palm OS engineers into a separate internal company allows Palm to license the software to third parties and its own Solutions Group. The Palm OS outfit is headed by new CEO David Nagel. One can only hope Nagel thrives on a challenge.
Palm Inc. warned Thursday that revenue for its fourth fiscal quarter would come in at approximately half its original forecast, and said it has agreed to cancel its proposed merger with wireless infrastructure provider Extended Systems Inc.