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Platinum Sponsors

Apple Developer Connection (ADC)

Apple Developer Connection (ADC) programs offer a full range of services for new and experienced developers. The programs provide convenient, affordable access to the tools and technical support needed to work efficiently and productively-reducing development time and costs. The support doesn't end with the development process. ADC programs provide critical business information and comarketing resources to help successfully market and distribute products.

Gold Sponsors

eBay Developers Program

The eBay Developers Program enables developers to create Web Services-based applications that integrate with The World's Online Marketplace(tm). The Program empowers third-parties to create innovative solutions that make it easier for eBay's community of more than 86 million users to trade on the eBay Marketplace. The eBay Developers Program provides the tools, support and technical resources to help developers to fully leverage the power of eBay's Platform and community.


MSDN is the premier developer community that provides the essential resources developers need to be successful creating Web services and all types of applications that target the Microsoft platform. MSDN is the place where developers find technical information, community support, development tools, and training for Microsoft technologies.

Silver Sponsors

Firetide, Inc.

Launched in 2003, Firetide, Inc. is a privately held company that provides equipment for quickly, easily, and affordably deploying large Wireless Instant Networks. Firetide solutions support existing public hotspots and the company is developing instant networking technology that will deliver everywhere, all-the-time wireless data communication services to hotzones and hotregions.


Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people around the world with information every day. Founded in 1998 by Stanford Ph.D. students Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Google today is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program, which is the largest and fastest growing in the industry, provides businesses of all sizes with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. Google is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices throughout North America, Europe, and Asia.

Grand Central

Grand Central delivers Integration-as-a-Service through its award-winning Business Services Network, the simplest, fastest and most cost-effective way to integrate and share business processes between business partners, customers, and diverse business units. Grand Central's platform solves the business and technology problems associated with integrating applications, services, protocols, devices, partners and customers, without requiring expensive hardware, software, staffing, consultants, maintenance, upgrade fees, use of proprietary protocols, or adoption of additional standards.


Icosystem is a Cambridge, MA-based research and consulting firm that discovers hidden topline growth opportunities for its Fortune 500 clients using the tools of complexity science, particularly agent-based modeling, evolutionary computation and distributed control. Icosystem also develops innovative algorithms, techniques and technologies on its own account to exploit the discovered opportunities.


Nokia is the world leader in mobile communications. Backed by its experience, innovation, user-friendliness and secure solutions, the company has become the leading supplier of mobile phones and a leading supplier of mobile, fixed broadband and IP networks. By adding mobility to the Internet Nokia creates new opportunities for companies and further enriches the daily lives of people. Nokia is a broadly held company with listings on five major exchanges.


Salesforce.com is the market and technology leader in on-demand customer relationship management (CRM). Through its award-winning salesforce.com family of products including Salesforce.com and Supportforce.com, the company provides a comprehensive suite of CRM applications to help enterprises of all sizes, industries and geographies meet the complex challenge of sharing and managing information on-demand. Salesforce.com and Supportforce.com are built on the sforce client/service integration platform and include the Customforce.com toolkit for complete on-demand customization.


The mission of Contents & Applications Laboratory, one of Sony's Corporate Laboratories, is to create innovations that will lead to future business opportunities. In addition to responding to the existing requirements of people and society, it is also important to anticipate future trends and to conceive new products that have the potential to make people's live more convenient. Sony's vision for the future is shown in the orientation of our efforts in the area of contents and applications.


TBCommerce is a global Business Process Management (BPM) technology and service provider headquartered in Los Angeles, California. Specialized in J2EE and related web technologies, TBCommerce helps companies re-invent e-Business solutions through innovative process-centric BPM technologies. The flagship cEAP BPM product enables J2EE enterprise solutions to orchestrate high-performance, agile business processes with complete integration, monitoring, and measurement capability.

Media Sponsors

IEEE Pervasive Computing

IEEE Pervasive Computing delivers the latest peer-reviewed developments in pervasive, mobile, and ubiquitous computing. The quarterly publication acts as a catalyst for progress in this emerging field by bringing together leading researchers and practitioners, such as hardware designers, wireless engineers, human-computer interaction specialists, and software agent developers.

Linux Journal

SSC Publications, publisher of Linux Journal, is an established leader in the Linux, Open Source and UNIX fields. Now celebrating its eighth year of publication, Linux Journal is the premier magazine of the Linux community. To learn more about LJ and other SSC resources visit Linux Journal online.


MacSlash, provides a forum for news and discussions about everything Macintosh. From live coverage at conferences to daily news updates, MacSlash is on the bleeding edge of Macintosh News. Well informed Mac users turn to MacSlash for their Daily Dose of Mac News and Discussion.

O'Reilly Network

O'Reilly Network is the Online Resource for Open and Emerging Technologies. You trust O'Reilly to help you do your job more efficiently and effectively. And you can trust O'Reilly Network to deepen your knowledge and technical skills. O'Reilly Network offers information beyond O'Reilly books, from thought-provoking articles to extensive, searchable resources. It's your essential technology site before and after conferences: www.oreillynet.com.


OSXFAQ.com is the premier gathering place for Mac OS X. With daily Mac OS X & UNIX tips, the Learning Center, Mac OS X news, forums, reviews, tutorials, hints, seminars, reader reports, surveys, FAQ's, and MAN pages on using, administering, and integrating Mac OS X within Macintosh environments both big and small.


Queue's mission is simple: provide useful, insightful information to help software architects in their careers. Find out why Eric Allman and Steve Bourne choose to help drive our content by being members of our Editorial Advisory Board. No hype, no rehashed solutions - just a committed focus on the challenges ahead serious developers.


Safari Tech Books Online pinpoints solutions to your urgent technical problems by allowing you to search, read, and annotate the full text from hundreds of books by top publishers like O'Reilly, New Riders, Addison-Wesley Professional, and Prentice Hall PTR.


SDForum is the leading Silicon Valley not-for-profit organization providing an unbiased source of information, insight, and expertise to the technology community for 20 years. Each month SDForum reaches 1200 software professionals - including nearly 2000 paying members - through 20 events that promote new technologies, businesses and practices that advance the industry. SDForum has long-standing relationships in the valley including software companies such as BEA, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, and Sun. In addition, they have support from the City of San Jose, and sponsorship from over 30 venture capital firms and service providers.


Socialmedia.biz provides consulting services, creates social media strategies and transforms websites into social sites. Since 2004, our world-class team of experts has been helping mid-size businesses become more social, more engaged and more in touch with customers'needs on the Social Web. Let's talk!

Technology Review

Technology Review, Inc. is the only media company dedicated to promoting the understanding of emerging technologies and their impact. Anchored by its award winning magazine, which was founded at MIT in 1899, Technology Review’s product offerings include newsletters, a robust website and signature events, such as The Emerging Technologies Conference at MIT.

Wi-Fi Technology Forum

The Wi-Fi Technology Forum (Wi-Fi-TF) http://www.wi-fitechnology.com is a non-profit worldwide organization based in the UK. Manned mostly by volunteers, its aim is to report, advise and inform its audience on all aspects of Wi-Fi and wireless communications as well as lobby for improving security, quality and value. With its round the clock Wi-Fi news service, discussion forums, reviews and the Wi-Fi Hotspots Directory amongst its strong points, the Wi-Fi-TF operates on impartiality and non-profitability.


With authoritative reporting, incisive analysis, and award-winning design, WIRED captures the world in progress by focusing on what's next. Expect the future. Read WIRED.

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