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Will the iPhone Soon Be Available from Verizon Wireless?

Might Verizon help launch a smaller iPhone-like device currently under development?

According to BusinessWeek, Verizon Wireless CEO Lowell McAdam (pictured) has been speaking with Apple executives, and the iPhone rumor mills are saying that perhaps Verizon is considering becoming involved with Apple to help launch a smaller iPhone-like device currently under development.

Whether or not the AT&T iPhone will one day be joined by others, one thing is clear and that is that the iPhone is now being adopted by enterprises. In fact, many believe that the iPhone will end up the year as having been be the most adopted enterprise device in 2009.

From a starting-point of just over 500 when it was first launched, Apple's App Store has about 25,000 applications available and downloads recently surpassed 1 billion. And its adoption by the enterprise is one of the themes of the upcoming iPhone Developer Summit being held in New York City (June 22, 2009), at The Roosevelt Hotel, co-located with the 7th International AJAXWorld RIA Conference & Expo.

The groundbreaking iPhone Developer Summit is chaired by the Editor of iPhone Developer's Magazine, Ian Thain.

Speakers at the one-day summit include:

Getting Started Programming with Objective-C and the iPhone
Julio Barros - Consultant, E-String Technologies
This session will talk about tips and strategies to best learn your way around Objective-C, Cocoa Touch and the XCode development tools.

Combining REST and Context for Killer iPhone Apps
Jason Christensen - Proprietor, jasonc411.com
This session will look at using web services, cloud computing, and the sensors on the iPhone to create applications that exceed what could previously be done on mobile devices

Break The Mold - iPhone for the Mobile Enterprise
Senthil Krishnapillai - Director of Product Management, Sybase iAnywhere
This session will discuss how companies, to truly realize the power of the iPhone in the enterprise, need a mobile infrastructure to move away from single ‘one-off’ applications to a more strategic mobile platform

Mastering View Controllers
Ernie Svehla - Chief Architect, IntelliObject
This session will take a detailed look at best practices for leveraging the various view controllers bundled with the iPhone SDK

From the Trenches: Key Lessons from Enterprise iPhone
Joe Pezzillo - Founder, Metafy
This session will present several key lessons learned, from both technical and project management perspectives, after having spent the last 9 months developing iPhone apps for a Fortune 100 financial services company.

The iPhone Developer Summit is co-located in New York City with the 7th International AJAXWorld RIA Conference & Expo. The Conference Theme is "Driving Profitability Through the User Experience" and there are 100+ sessions overall including industry panels that explore and explain how simple, rich interfaces that don’t get in the way of the user's experience but enhance it are increasingly becoming tied to value creation, profitability and staying-power in the marketplace.

IT professionals of every stripe will come away from NYC with an enhanced understanding of what it takes to effectively evaluate, design and build on-line experiences that are compelling, usable, and profitable. Our organizing principle is that attending delegates should leave the Conference with abundant resources, ideas and examples they can apply immediately to leveraging the technologies they see on display and hear under discussion.

Others session June 22-23 in New York City include:

7th International AJAXWorld RIA Conference & Expo

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Ensuring The Continued Innovation & Adoption of AJAX
Keith Bergelt – CEO, Open Invention Network
In this session OIN's CEO will discuss free IP tools and support services now available to stop proprietary platform vendors looking to leverage their intellectual property to impede advances in AJAX.

Internet Explorer 8 and its Impact on Your Web Sites
Robert Boedigheimer - Web Application Architect, Schwans Shared Services
Learn which current practices will need to change from the day IE8 ships and how this will affect your development techniques and your existing sites.

RIAlizing Enterprise Applications
Sujoe Bose - Research Scientist, DSine Dynamics
In this session we explore an effective, repeatable, objective and rigorous method to RIAlize enterprise applications, which not only addresses usability but also scalability and performance.

Object Oriented JavaScript
Michael Girouard - Sr. Developer, Magnani Carusso Dutton
This session will explore the JavaScript programming language and will demonstrate several practical design patterns you can use in your JavaScript/Ajax application today .

Information Dashboards: Design & Implementation
Patrick Hertzog - Co-Founder& User Experience Officer, NEXThink
This session will present practical guidelines to design effective dashboards and avoid common pitfalls.

Thin Client or Rich Client?
Florian Mueller - Architect UI Technologies, Richability
This session will focus on several aspects regarding technology choice and will give delegates an idea when to decide for the Rich Client path in the future and when to follow the Thin Client track.

Revolutionary Web Platforms - DotNetNuke and ASP.NET
Shaun Walker - Creator & Maintainer, DotNetNuke
This session will discuss how DotNetNuke leverages cutting edge Microsoft web technology to create rich, interactive, enterprise web solutions.

Comet: Where Are We Now? Where Are We Headed?
Matthias Wessendorf - Senior Software Developer, Oracle
This session will introduce the most common Comet-Patterns and give an overview of the most relevant Comet solutions in the market.

Are Rich Internet Applications Ready for the Cloud?
Regev Yativ - President & CEO, Magic Software
This session will discuss how companies can develop and deploy rich Internet business applications on premise or on the cloud, enhancing the user experience like never before.

15th International SOA World Conference & Expo

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How To Resurrect Your SOA From the Dead
Kleber Bacili - CTO, Sensedia
How can companies resurrect their SOA projects from the dead by ensuring the proper oversight through SOA governance practices?

Delivering on SOA Value
Tony Carrato - Executive IT Architect, IBM
This session will discuss and demo many of the new techniques which allow for the development of rich, AJAX user experiences without needing to code any JavaScript whatsoever.

Lightweight SOA with Spring Integration
Mark Fisher - Senior Software Engineer, SpringSource
In this demo-driven session, we will begin with a sample application that includes a pre-existing service layer. The integration components will include Polling Consumers, Content-Based Routers, Splitters, Transformers, Service Activators, and more.

Lifecycle APM - Strategies for Optimizing Application Performance in SOAs
Andreas Grabner - Technology Strategist, dynaTrace Software
This session will show the different aspects and approaches to manage performance in every phase of the application lifecycle.

Authoritative Decision-Making Information via SOA and Governance
Mark Krzysko - Assistant Deputy Under Secretary of Defense, DoD
This session is a Case Study centered on the Department of Defense's management of its Major Defense Acquisition Program (MDAP) portfolio by combining Departmental and data governance with SOA.

Eight Gates to Great SOA through Automated Governance
Guy Loewy - Co-founder and CTO, WebLayers
This session will address governance at the service development lifecycle based on eight critical control gates that can make or break the success of an SOA initiative.

How SOA Makes the U.S. Department of Defense More Agile
Kevin D. Moore - CIO for USMEPCOM, US Dept. of Defense
In this session USMEPCOM's CIO will discuss its Award winning SOA implementation and the numerous challenges it overcame to provide a more agile business focused architecture to meet the needs and changing mission the DoD faces.

From SOA to WOA: Introducing Web Oriented Architectures
K. Scott Morrison - Chief Architect, Layer 7 Technologies
In this session USMEPCOM's CIO will discuss its Award winning SOA implementation and the numerous challenges it overcame to provide a more agile business focused architecture to meet the needs and changing mission the DoD faces.

How to Fail at SOA
Jesus Rodriguez - Chief Architect, Tellago
This session explores the fundamental principles and patterns of Web Oriented Architectures (WOA) and how they can enhance the way we build SOA solutions today.

Human Scale Computing in the Post-SOA Era
Miko Matsumura - VP & Deputy CTO, Software AG
Scalability takes many forms but as we move into the "post-SOA" era, we remain constrained by fundamental human limits to scalability.

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Jeremy Geelan is Chairman & CEO of the 21st Century Internet Group, Inc. and an Executive Academy Member of the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences. Formerly he was President & COO at Cloud Expo, Inc. and Conference Chair of the worldwide Cloud Expo series. He appears regularly at conferences and trade shows, speaking to technology audiences across six continents. You can follow him on twitter: @jg21.

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