Enterprise Mobility: 10 Promising Mobile IT Startups to Watch
Good new ideas and startup ventures keep coming up through??íthe ranks and making an impact in the constantly evolving IT industry. AlwaysOn Networks' OnMobile 2011 was held recently in Redwood City, Calif., and it featured about 100 of the world's top-rated venture capital-backed mobile companiesnew businesses that are lining up to disrupt both the consumer and enterprise IT worlds. The two-day executive event featured high-level debates on what's hot in the emerging mobile market and how these innovations are disrupting how companies and consumers work, play, advertise and connect. OnMobile also presented the top 100 emerging mobile companies that are creating new business opportunities in the high-growth mobile markets based on research by VCs, analysts, and AlwaysOn staff members. This slideshow highlights 10 of those companies.
Flipboard, Palo Alto, Calif.
Flipboard is a purpose-designed magazine interface for social networks on iPads. It takes entries from networks such as YouTube, Facebook, Friendfeed, Twitterbasically any site the user wantsand mashes them up into a fun-to-use, digital-page-turning app for iPads. Versions for other tablets are said to be on the way.