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Java Platform, Micro Edition

Java Platform, Micro Edition, or Java ME, is a Java platform designed for embedded systems (mobile devices are one kind of such systems) . Target devices range from industrial controls to mobile phones (especially feature phones) and set-top boxes. Java ME was formerly known as Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition (J2ME).

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Acer unveils Android tablets, smartphone

(Mashable) – Acer is placing its bets behind Android with the announcement of a 7-inch tablet, a 10.1-inch tablet and a 4.8-inch smartphone based off of Google’s mobile OS. The unnamed tablets sport 3G and Wi-Fi connectivity, an eye-popping 1280×800 screen resolution and 1080p HDMI capacity. The 10.1? tablet is 13.3mm thick, making it just slightly wider than Apple’s 12.7mm iPad tablet.

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comScore Media Metrix Ranks Top 50 U.S. Web Properties for October 2010
RESTON, VA, November 22, 2010 – comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released its monthly analysis of U.S. web activity at the top online properties for October 2010 based on data from the comScore Media Metrix service. Americans stayed up-to-date on the approaching midterm election by visiting political news sites in October. Online Gambling sites saw another month of increased traffic propelled by online poker tournaments, sports betting and interest due to legislative debates on the subject.
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Do mobile apps really hurt newspaper sales?

Opening up a new front in the paid content debate, News Corp heir apparent James Murdoch announced Friday that mobile apps are a threat to print newspaper sales. Murdoch, News Corp’s CEO for Europe and Asia, said during the Monaco Media Forum that, ”The problem with the apps is that they are much more directly cannibalistic of the print products than the website. People interact with it much more like they do with the traditional product.”  The comment made the rounds over the weekend. Portfolio,The Telegraph and Reuters, among others, picked up the story.

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500m Using Mobile Health Apps by 2015

500m people will be using mobile health applications via smartphones in 2015, out of a total smartphone audience of 1.4bn smartphone owners at that point. So says the analyst, research2guidance, in a new study, Global Mobile Health Market Report 2010-2015.

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comScore Releases October 2010 U.S. Online Video Rankings

RESTON, VA, November 15, 2010 – comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released data from the comScore Video Metrix service showing that 175 million U.S. Internet users watched online video content in October for an average of 15.1 hours per viewer. The total U.S. Internet audience engaged in more than 5.4 billion viewing sessions during the course of the month.c

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Facebook email: Is this actually an enterprise play?

So about this Facebook event on Monday…ZDNet’s Sam Diaz will be there and will let us know just how much truth there is to the rumors of a new email service being rolled out to Facebook users.Mary Jo Foley has heard a rumor though, that just might have Google execs shaking in their boots. Potential integration of Facebook, email, and Office Web Apps might actually represent Facebook’s first enterprise play.

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