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The Field Mobility News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to field mobility that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends. Also read Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly Also read M2M News Weekly Also read Mobile Commerce News Weekly Also read Mobile Cyber Security News Weekly Also read Mobile Health News Weekly Also read Mobility News Weekly Looking for an enterprise mobility solution?  Read the Mobile Solution Directory Here! ABI Research, Oyster Bay, N.Y., says adoption of telematics in the non-trucking sector, which includes construction, service and utilities, public transportation, and others, is expected to equal the trucking industry in terms of numbers of connected vehicles by the end of 2014. Read Original Content The head of Uruguay’s National Dru... (more)

Mission Critical App Server Market to Reach $23.1 Billion by 2020

Worldwide application server market revenues are forecast to grow 17.5% year-over-year from $7.4 billion in 2013 to $23.1 billion by 2020. This is in the context of a world communications infrastructure that is changing. Technology is enabling interaction, innovation, and sharing of knowledge in new ways and application server market promise to bring significant capability to enterprises seeking mission critical solutions to making the Internet available for productive, efficient use. @ThingsExpo billboard on Highway 101 in Silicon Valley is viewed by 1.3 million motorists per week Application Server Market Company Profiles: 360 Logica, Actuate, Adobe, AgilePoint,  Appian,  Aurea,  BigAgi,  BizFlow, BonitaSoft, CA Technologies, Crosscheck Networks,  EMC, Fabasoft Group, Fiorano, Fujitsu, GSX, Hewlett Packard, HostBridge, IBM, Informatica,  Intalio, iWay Software, ... (more)

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Safe Bulkers, GlaxoSmithKline and Frank's International

CHICAGO, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include the Hewlett-Packard (NYSE:HPQ-Free Report), IBM (NYSE:IBM-Free Report), Safe Bulkers, Inc. (NYSE:SB-Free Report), GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE:GSK-Free Report) and Frank's International N.V. (NYSE:FI-Free Report). Today, Zacks is promoting its ''Buy'' stock recommendations. Get #1Stock of the Day pick for free. Here are highlights from Wednesday's Analyst Blog: HP Reports In-Line, Revs Up Year Over Year Hewlett-Packard (NYSE:HPQ-Free Report) is the last of the big tech companies to report earnings this season. HP's fiscal Q3 earnings of 89 cents (non-GAAP) was in line with the Zacks Consensus Est... (more)

Deadlock at Copenhagen Climate Summit

The headlines say it all… “Further commitment needed to break negotiation deadlock.” The rich nations vs. the poor nations. Industrialists vs. environmentalists. And at the end of the day, looking out over the Pacific Ocean towards Catalina Island from Long Beach, the dense brown sludge of polluted air is a constant reminder we are dumping horrifying amounts of human waste into the oceans and air. California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger says “world policymakers do not have to choose between a clean environment and economic growth.” Schwarzenegger believes people worried about climate change should pay more attention to companies, universities and “ordinary folks” and not put so much emphasis on a multinational consensus. (AP) If you listen to the entrepreneurs and innovators in Silicon Valley, they would tend to agree with Governor Schwarzenegger. Green tech is bec... (more)

Christmas Could Never Get Started Today

This time of year is a favorite for children of all ages – I happen to be one of these kids – in part because of the television programs that are shown around Christmas. A Charlie Brown Christmas, Santa Claus is Coming to Town, Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer, and How the Grinch Stole Christmas, have been favorites of mine since TV went from exclusively black and white to poor quality color. This is no coincidence as these programs were made in the mid 1960’s. As I was watching this year, it occurred to me that if at this time in history Christmas had not yet been established, if somehow Christmas needed to be “started” in 2009, it wouldn’t stand a chance. Christmas would be doomed before it ever got started. First of all, the only time you can say Jesus Christ anymore is when you hit your thumb with a hammer. You can’t mention Him at City Hall, you can’t display a crè... (more)

Expanding the 4th Utility to Include Cloud Computing

A lot has been said the past couple months about broadband as the fourth utility. The same status as roads, water, and electricity. As an American, the next generation will have broadband network access as an entitlement. But is it enough? Carr, in “the Big Switch” discusses cloud computing being analogous to the power grid. The only difference is for cloud computing to be really useful, it has to be connected. Connected to networks, homes, businesses, SaaS, and people. So the next logical extension for a fourth utility, beyond simply referring to broadband network access as a basic right for Americans (and others around the world – it just happens as an American for purposes of this article I’ll refer to my own country’s situation), should include additional resources beyond simply delivering bits. The “New” 4th Utility So the next logical step is to marry cloud c... (more)

US Geosynthetics Market

NEW YORK, April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: US Geosynthetics Market http://www.reportlinker.com/p01155319/US-Geosynthetics-Market.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Advanced_Material US demand to rise 8.4% annually through 2017 Demand for geosynthetics is forecast to climb 6.5 percent per year to 1.3 billion square yards in 2017. Improved macroeconomics, particularly accelerated spending on the construction of structures and roads, will promote growth. Gains in geosynthetics demand will also benefit from increased market penetration, as engineers continue to become more aware of the long-term cost and performance advantages of these products at the expense of traditional geotechnical solutions (e.g., compacted soil and stone aggregate layers). In value terms, dema... (more)

Does Service Virtualization’s “Shift Left” Burden Developers?

Service virtualization undeniably benefits the development process, but it can be both a blessing and a curse for developers. Minimizing the burden that "shift left" can place on developers is key to achieving maximum acceleration of delivery cycles. Service Virtualization's Shift Left Benefits the Development Process Service virtualization’s potential to “shift left” testing is relatively well-accepted throughout the industry. With simulated test environments eliminating constraints that commonly delay or curtail testing efforts, testing can begin earlier. And, as we all know by now, the earlier you find a defect, the faster, easier, and cheaper it is to fix. Beyond that, service virtualization allows teams to test more extensively and more frequently (e.g., for continuous regression testing).  Service virtualization’s shift left certainly yields significant benefit... (more)

Satellites, GPS Tracking, Artificial Intelligence and Mobile Technologies

My good friend J.D. Axford, a civil engineer and hero of all ducks for his wetlands work, sent me a very interesting (if you are into GPS tracking, GIS, mobile technology, artificial intelligence, accelerometers, etc.) article he wrote on how the physical is meeting the digital in the world of construction and engineering today.  I am including it here for your pleasure and education. Compaction, in heavy construction, is the application of energy to soil, crushed rock, or asphalt to increase density by driving out air, which enables the finished, compacted material to support buildings, roadways, and other structures. Compaction is specified as a percentage of the maximum dry density determined in the lab. During construction, compaction is most often measured using a nuclear densitometer. Other reliable methods include the use of sand cone (ASTM D-1556) and rubber... (more)

Hydraulic Hose Market (Global, China) Analysis for 2014 - 2019 in New Industry Research Report

DALLAS, August 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DeepResearchReports.com offers 2014 Research Report on Global and China Hydraulic Hose Industry, a 232 pages market intelligence premium study published in August 2014. This research offers 23 company profiles along with 180+ data tables and figures to support the business intelligence provided for global and Chinese markets of Hydraulic Hose. It provides data and information on 2009-2019 capacity production, price, cost, profit, production value, gross margin and much more on the Hydraulic Hose market. Comprehensive Table of Contents and more on this report is available at http://www.deepresearchreports.com/111863-toc.html . This is a professional and depth research report on Global and China Hydraulic Hose industry. The report firstly introduced Hydraulic Hose basic information included Hydraulic Hose definition classificati... (more)

PVC Market 2018 Forecasts & PVDF Industry 2019 Forecasts in New Chemical Research Reports

DALLAS, August 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com offers 2018 forecasts for Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Market and 2019 predictions for Polyvinylidene Fluoride (PVDF) Market in May 2014 published chemical research reports available through its library. Consumption of PVC for the manufacturing of profile & tubes and pipe & fittings is expected to grow at a highest CAGR of about 5.34% and 5.15%, from 2013 to 2018. The global market value of PVDF was estimated to be $596,009.6 thousand in 2012 and is projected to grow with a CAGR of about 7.4% from 2014 to 2019 to reach around $937,278.5 thousand in 2019. Polyvinylidene Fluoride (PVDF) Market (http://bit.ly/1leGBcP ) by End User Industry (Chemical Processing, Construction, New Energies, and Oil & Gas), & by Application (Pipes, Coatings, Fittings, Sheets, Films, Tubes, Powder, Membranes, & Cables) - Trends Foreca... (more)