If you have been following the technology media, by now you have heard and felt the hype about running applications on small devices. I am sure your organization is asking: what else can these devices do for us? Before we can discuss the correct approach to small devices integration for CRM, we should analyze what is available. There are several types of such devices, but they can be grouped into two distinct categories: network-enabled and standalone.
Java pioneer Sun Microsystems Inc. and cell-phone chip maker Texas Instruments Inc. (TI) are joining to make it easier for phone makers and mobile operators to get Java-based applications out to end users, the companies announced Wednesday.
Enterprise Java applications will be able to run directly on Palm Tungsten handhelds now that Palm Inc. has licensed IBM Corp.'s WebSphere Micro Environment Java run-time environment. Palm will offer WME on all its Tungsten devices.
Microsoft Corp. warned of two software flaws that could allow an attacker to take control of PCs running its Windows operating systems. All Windows users should patch their software to correct the flaws, which Microsoft described as critical in a notice late Wednesday.