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Mobile advertising network, AdMob has always been quick to seize happening platforms like iPhone and Android to serve up their ads. Now that Palm has announced that their smartphone sales rose 134% to 823,000 units during the latest quarter, AdMob was quick to catch on and has announced support for Palm ‘s webOS as well. It has launched a new open source SDK to integrate its CPC text ads and CPM banner ads on Palm Pre and Pixi. It is already working with several developers – including Delicious Morsel and Byte Sequencing – to incorporate AdMob’s new Palm ad unit into their applications. The SDK is available for download from Google Code. ... (more)

Symbian Seeks to Innovate by Opening Up Completely

In the face of stiff competition from the freely available and wildly popular Android software, the Symbian Foundation has had no choice but to follow Google's example. It has announced that its open source migration project is now complete and that the Symbian platform called Symbian 3 is 100% open. Symbian software is currently used in more than 330 million phones around the world. The not-for-profit consortium which is mainly backed by Nokia ,the biggest maker of Symbian phones, said all 108 packages were freely available under the Eclipse licence and other open source licenc... (more)

Terracotta and Eucalyptus to Drive Scaling in Private Cloud Environments

The companies claim that their partnership is aimed at helping enterprises get a better handle on challenges related to the elastic provisioning of compute clouds on existing data center infrastructure. The joint solution specifically targets the problem that companies face due to the inability of the data layer to scale at the same rate as the compute layer. The combo stack is intended for large-scale businesses to provision private clouds on the Eucalyptus cloud platform. Terracotta which provides software for Java applications,  facilitates private cloud deployment and helps... (more)

Red Hat Continues Winning Streak

Red Hat Session at Cloud Expo Red Hat came out with financial results for its fiscal fourth quarter ended February 28, 2010 and reported a net income of $23.39 million, or $0.12 per diluted share, compared to $16 million or $0.08 per diluted share for the same quarter of fiscal 2009. For the fourth quarter of fiscal 2010, total revenue was $196 million, compared to $166.22 million for the corresponding quarter of fiscal 2009.For the full year, total revenue was $748.2 million, an increase of 15% over the prior year, and subscription revenue was $638.7 million, up 18% year-over-y... (more)

Nokia Announces First Symbian^3 Phone

Nokia has launched a new device, Nokia N8 powered by the Symbian^3 (S^3) platform. Symbian is a non-profit org that develops the open source mobile software platform based on Symbian OS and is actively backed by by Nokia, NTT DOCOMO, Sony Ericsson, Fujitsy, Samsung among others . In February, at the Mobile World Congress, Symbian announced that it was 100% open source. This will be the first phone to run on the latest version of the Symbian platform. The Nokia N8 will showcase all the advances in the S^3 platform and will also be the first smart phone to incorporate Dolby Digital ... (more)