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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.

AT&T - The world's networking  company

AT&T - The world's networking  company AT&T has been known for unparalleled quality and reliability in communications for more than 125 years. Backed by the research and development capabilities of AT&T Labs, the company is a global leader in local, long distance, Internet and transaction-based voice and data services. Actively participating in the VoIP marketplace since 1997, AT&T -- the largest carrier of IP traffic in North America -- is unique in its ability to serve all the key VoIP market segments. From individual users to the largest multinational enterprises, AT&T delivers a wide array of VoIP services and has unrivaled expertise when it comes to designing, deploying and managing VoIP solutions.

Microsoft Research

Founded in 1991, Microsoft Research is dedicated to conducting both basic and applied research in computer science and software engineering. Its goals are to enhance the user experience on computing devices, reduce the cost of writing and maintaining software, and invent novel computing technologies. Microsoft Research employs more than 700 people in six labs on three continents, focusing on more than 55 areas of computing. Researchers collaborate with leading academic, government, and industry researchers to advance the state of the art in such areas as graphics, speech recognition, user-interface research, natural language processing, programming tools and methodologies, operating systems and networking, and the mathematical sciences.


Yahoo! is a leading global Internet communications, commerce and media company that offers a comprehensive branded network of services to more than 274 million individuals each month worldwide. As the first online navigational guide to the Web, www.yahoo.com is the leading guide in terms of traffic, advertising, household and business user reach. Yahoo! is the No. 1 Internet brand globally and reaches the largest audience worldwide.

Yahoo! Research Labs

Through innovation, invention, and scientific contribution, Yahoo! Research Labs' mission is to help Yahoo! pioneer the next online revolution. Our goal is to develop novel algorithms and technology that empower consumers, businesses, advertisers and publishers worldwide to maximize the social and economic potential of the Internet.

Silver Sponsors

Ask Jeeves Inc.

Ask Jeeves Inc. is a leading provider of world-class information retrieval technologies, brands and services that are available to consumers across a range of platforms including destination websites, downloadable search-based applications and portals. In addition, Ask Jeeves syndicates its search technology and advertising units to a network of affiliate partners.


Couchbase is the NoSQL database leader, with production deployments at AOL, Deutsche Post, NTT Docomo, Orbitz, Salesforce.com, Turner Broadcasting Systems, Vimeo, Zynga and hundreds of other household names worldwide. Couchbase Server is the simple, fast, elastic NoSQL database that delivers a more scalable, high-performance, and cost-effective approach to data management than relational database technology. It is particularly well suited for web applications deployed on virtualized or cloud infrastructures, and for applications requiring real-time data synchronization between mobile devices and the cloud. Couchbase is a privately held company funded by Accel Partners, Ignition Partners, Mayfield Fund and North Bridge Venture Partners.


mfoundry offers the smartest way to mobilize a business. mfoundry’s mWorks platform finally gives companies a turnkey way to leverage mobile applications across a wide array of mobile devices. mfoundry’s platform provides the easiest, fastest, most cost-effective way to create, deploy, and manage mobile applications. For more information, e-mail us at info@mfoundry.com.


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.

Sxip Networks

Sxip Networks is developing identity management technologies that will usher in a new era for the exchange of personal digital information on the web. The goal of the next generation web is to provide a rich, simple user experience that offers users a trusted and secure mechanism to manage the privacy of their personal information. A strong identity architecture will eliminate silos of personal information and enable users to control their digital identity across the Internet.

Media Sponsors


ActiveWireless.com is a niche career, employment job board site for the Wireless and Mobile Internet industries. Job Seekers can post resumes and search jobs using RSS XML. Employers can post jobs and search resumes in nineteen Vertical Markets.

DevtownStation News

DevtownStation.com, maintains one of the best Developer Conference and Educational Event Calendars. DevtownStation provides marketing assistance to companies looking to communicate with qualified IT communities for educational events. If you are running an IT educational event check out the site and post your upcoming conferences, webinars, road shows, or training courses, free of charge.

Digital ID World

Digital ID World , is the industry event for learning how to manage your business with identity. Leading thinkers and managers solving business challenges with new identity solutions come to exchange ideas and see the latest security technologies in action. The 2005 conference is packed with 40 insightful hours—workshops, tutorials and panels to give you all the knowledge and perspective for bringing identity to your business. Come and see why All Roads Lead to Identity.

Integration Developer News

Integration Developer News, launched over 3 years ago, brings F2000 senior business and technical experts news, technology trends, and Best Practices for delivering flexible architectures to IT. IDN speaks to Executives, Architects and Senior Developers looking for ways IT assets can better align with business needs. Topics includes: SOA, Web Services, Composite Applications, Modeling, ESBs, Java/.NET interoperability, Workflow, Governance and Mobile Integration.

Linux Journal

Established in 1994, Linux Journal is the original monthly publication of the global Linux community, covering topics critical to intelligent implementation of the Linux operating system. Linux Journal is published by SSC Publishing, the leading Linux and Open Source authority, which has published reference materials in these fields since 1983.

Open Enterprise Trends

Open Enterprise Trends, chronicles how Open Source/Open Standards can lower costs, speed development and easily extend F2000 legacy commercial software systems. OET's results-driven content includes: news, analyst trends, expert interviews, and IT Best Practices. OET strives to put Executives, Architects and Senior Developers all on the same page when evaluating LAMP-J and other Open Source options.


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.

Red Herring

Red Herring is the weekly magazine technology entrepreneurs, investors and industry observers read to stay ahead of the curve and be better informed on the global marketplace. Red Herring covers technology, innovation, financial strategies, important personalities and trends that are transforming the world of business with unique insight, opinion and forward-looking analysis. Readers turn to Red Herring for knowledge to make strategic decisions, build companies and create a competitive advantage for their businesses. Red Herring articles, blogs, research and event information can be found online at www.redherring.com.


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.

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.

In-Kind Sponsors

DV Forge/MacMice

DVForge/ MacMice The DVForge philosophy for designing products is simple: Build products that are so terrific that the intended customer is just blown away. We build 'love at first sight' products. We do not build 'normal' products, as there are already thousands upon thousands of companies that do that for a living. No... we just build the truly special products that will make you smile, or even laugh out loud, when you first see one.


Flickr - almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world - has two main goals: (1) We want to help people make their photos available to the people who matter to them. (2) We want to enable new ways of organizing photos.

Harman Multimedia

Harman Multimedia , understands that Computers and Digital Audio devices have now become a major part of our every day lives, and we continue to devote ourselves solely to providing great audio products for these technology users, by leveraging over 50 years of innovation from Harman Kardon and JBL.


Lantronix is a proud sponsor of the O'Reilly Emerging Technology Conference. We will be donating XPort™ and WiPort™ device servers for use during the NetObjects Workshop.


Phonebites, is a mobile entertainment and technology company focused on developing creative, cutting-edge software products and services for mobile phones and handhelds. Our debut technology, the patent-pending RAZZ™, enables people to inject sound clips into live conversations, outgoing messages, photo messages, and voicemails.

Spark Fun Electronics

Spark Fun Electronics looks at the embedded world a bit differently than the rest. We see products from the standpoint of students and hobbyists; we understand what a tight budget really means! Where price and complexity have limited developers in the past, Spark Fun Electronics Inc provides unique products to enable innovators access to technologies they never thought possible.


Technorati, founded in San Francisco in 2002, is the leading authority on what's going on in the world of blogging. Technorati tracks over three million blogs, making it possible for you to find out what people on the Internet are saying about you, your company, your products, your competitors, your politics, or other areas of interest — all in real time


Timbuk2 Designs Inc., is the leading independent manufacturer of authentic bicycle messenger bags. The company’s signature three-panel, multi-color design and distinctive swirl logo are recognizable worldwide. Founded in 1989 by a bicycle messenger, Timbuk2 still manufactures its custom messenger bags in its own factory in San Francisco. Through its dedication to product quality and customer service, Timbuk2 has established a strong following among bicycle messengers, cycling enthusiasts, and urban dwellers worldwide. www.timbuk2.com.


WeaKnees is the market leader in high-capacity TiVo and DIRECTV DVRs, offering a comprehensive line of TiVo parts and services. In addition to complete DVRs, WeaKnees offers self-install kits that increase a DVR's recording capacity by over 700 hours. WeaKnees is an authorized DIRECTV reseller, offering installation services throughout the United States.

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