Saturday, October 27, 2007

Microsoft moves on F# functional language

Microsoft plans to integrate F#, a functional programming language developed by the Microsoft Research group, into its Visual Studio application development platform, said S. "Soma" Somasegar, corporate vice president of the Microsoft Developer Division, in his blog.

Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Avatar Machine

"The virtual communities created by online games have provided us with a new medium for social interaction and communication. Avatar Machine is a system which replicates the aesthetics and visuals of third person gaming, allowing the user to view themselves as a virtual character in real space via a head mounted interface."

Monday, October 08, 2007

Gemalto and Far EasTone partner on SIM-based NFC trial in Taiwan

"Gemalto recently announced a partnership with Taiwan's Far EasTone Telecommunications to start Asia's first mobile contactless SIM-based NFC (near field communications) trial."

Dutch Supermarket Mobile Phone Payment Trial

"LogicaCMG has announced 'a pilot project at a branch of the Dutch supermarket, C1000 in Molenaarsgraaf, near Rotterdam where 100 customers will be able to pay for their shopping by mobile phone."