Sun rocks

Just found myself and two other dear colleagues dancing like rockstars at our customer party. I found it so funny that I’d like to share it with you.

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Java ME: Notwendige Defragmentierung von Sun und Orange UK gemeinsam angegangen!

Jeder Java Programmierer, der sich für mobile Endgeräte wie zum Beispiel Handies interessiert, hat das gleiche Problem: Der Java ME (ehemalig J2ME) Markt ist defragmentiert. Fast jedes Handy benötigt eine eigene Programmversion (= ein eigenes JAR File) denn jeder Handyhersteller hat sich bedauernswerterweise eine eigene Implementierung von Java einfallen lassen und das teilweise von Handset […]

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Update to Telecommunication Conference in Bonn (3)

For Detlef Spang, ad interim CEO, COLT Telecom GmbH it’s all about Solution over IP (SoIP). Already 14% of midmarket companies are using VoIP servies. And COLT’s hosted PBX solution helps them to have “plug and play” IT services. COLT’s strategy is named “Universal Network” and tries to offer simplicity at its best: one device, […]

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Trusted Computing – Nein danke!

Trusted Computing Platform Alliance – eine Initiative der Computerindustrie, Rechtemanagement auf die Hardware-Ebene runterzubrechen – ist stark umstritten. Ein Augsburger Designerpaar bestehend aus Benjamin Stephan und Lutz Vogel hat dazu ein geniales Statement abgegeben: einen genialen Kurzclip. Ansehen!

Warum gegen TCPA sein?
TCPA steht für Trusted Computing Platform Alliance (Vertrauenswürdige Computerplattform Allianz). Bei der Technologie sprechen wir […]

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E-Commerce – With 20% growth still a growing market

Worldwide E-Commerce Market ist still growing. In the first two quarters of 2006 consumers spent around 80.8 billion USD shopping in internet stores. That’s a incline of 20.1 % compared to last year. According to a new study named Total E-Commerce Spending by Consumers from market research company comScore, booking travels in WWW raised by […]

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WiMAX auction in Germany

After auctioning Germany’s UMTS/3G licenses for around 50 billion Euro the german government is working on the next round… Again there’ll be an auction, again there are more bidder than licenses. But the technology is named now WiMAX (Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access). The auction will happen in this calendar year and will be held […]

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Update to Telecommunication Conference in Bonn (1)

In following you can find some notes I took during the conference today. Sorry – some speakers I don’t mention, but they have mostly presented company strategies which can be found already at their webpages and have no really brand new informations for us telco-insiders…
Carsten Schloter, CEO Swisscom AG (Switzerland): At the moment all application […]

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Update to Telecommunication Conference in Bonn (2)

The last part on thursday is all about regulation. Matthias Kurt, president of the Bundesnetzagentur, the german regulation agency, spoke about consequences of high dynamics of competition in Germany and how this affects his daily work. “Neither we face the doomsday in this industry nor that everything would be very easy and happy”, so Kurth. […]

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Conference: Handelsblatt Telco Market Europe

Numbers about the telco market in Europe? You can get them in one conference – and the newest update about strategies of leading companies in this great industry! Yesterday Telekommarkt Europa (Telco Market Europe), a telco focussed conference organized by the newspaper Handelsblatt started. Sun is a long time sponsor of this annual conference and […]

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European Mobile Networking Day in Cologne, Germany

Today, Mobile Networking Day 2006 was happening in Cologne, Germany. German software company Netzwert and Sun Microsystems invited experts from leading European Mobile Network Operators to the 2nd Mobile Networking Day, where we covered both the technical and the social aspects of networking.
The pressure to cut operational expenses is on everyone‘s mind. At the same […]

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Micropayments Drive Asian Games

By now it’s expected that major multiplayer games like World of Warcraft will charge customers a monthly subscription fee. But the news out of Asia’s booming gaming market suggests a different approach may be more lucrative, according to an article from Wired News: Throw open the gates to your online world, while tempting users with […]

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Mobiles Telefonieren im Grandma-Style III

Das ist jetzt bereits der dritte Artikel zu diesem Thema, denn wie schon in der ersten und zweiten Lieferung zu diesem Thema beschrieben, ist das Old-School-Telefonieren ein hipper Trend – und dieses Mal schreib ich nicht nur darüber, sondern dieses Mal betrifft es mich selber: “Old School”-Telefonie jetzt auch für mich privat. Zu meinem Geburtstag […]

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