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SBTUG 2010 24 November 2010 Venture Capital and Government Grants Probably… Virtualisation Smackdown – Next Year?
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Events 28 Oct - The Social Network 29 Oct – PDC Keynote at 3am or 9am #pdcau microsoftpdc.com 06 Nov – Office DevCon 09 Nov – SydMo – iPhone 4 v WinP7 v Android v Blackberry 16 Nov - Post PDC Roadshow 20-21 Nov – CodeCampOz 23 Nov – Yow (Brisbane, Melbourne)
Tech News (Nick Rayner is sick…) Google Instant Click Fraud rate is up PayPal micropayment system Facebook data export Facebook commenting system improves Firesheep (Firefox Hacking plugin). See also HTTPS Everywhere for protection Tablet PCs continue to get trotted out…
Quick Poll Which language is used in your company? Microsoft (.NET or C/C++) Apple (C/C++) PHP Java Other
Microsoft News Windows Phone 7 Office 365 Ray Ozzie leaves, and Reflects Internet Explorer 9 Beta Bing integrates with Facebook “Let there be no doubt that the big shifts occurring over the next five years ensure that this will absolutely be a time of great opportunity for those who put past technologies & successes into perspective, and envision all the transformational value that can be offered moving forward to individuals, businesses, governments and society. It’s the dawn of a new day – the sun having now arisen on a world of continuous services and connected devices.”
4 Companies 2 Rule the World Microsoft: Desktop - Windows + Office + Servers Apple: Mobile Advertising Google: Search + Web Advertising Facebook: Social connection + Social Advertising Note: Advertising is inversely proportional to Privacy Google is terrible, Facebook is getting bad, watch Apple closely... (From my April 2010 Slides)
5 Companies 2 Rule the World Microsoft: Desktop - Windows + Office + Servers Apple: Subscriptions + Mobile Advertising Google: Search + Web Advertising Facebook: Social connection + Social Advertising Amazon: Delivery Note: Advertising is inversely proportional to Privacy Google is terrible, Facebook is getting bad, watch Apple closely...