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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.

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Bare Bones Software

Bare Bones Software creates award-winning products for the Macintosh. Our product family includes: BBEdit, a high-performance text and HTML editor; TextWrangler, a new general purpose text editor; Mailsmith, an Internet email client; and Super Get Info, a file and folder info utility for Mac OS X.


Cincro provides a software platform (Zanvas) to visually and collaboratively build and deploy Web applications by enabling developers and users to directly create and manipulate object components online. Zanvas takes a quantum leap in empowering developers to use Web software to build Web applications through a universal, shared zoomable canvas.

Media Sponsors

Analytic Bridge

Leading analytic community, with focus on data science, big data, text mining, predictive analytics, statistical modeling, data mining, visualization across all industries. Featuring new books, conferences, training, analytic jobs, analytic news, webinars, blog posts, local chapters, affinity groups and much more. 35,000 subscribers.


Blogs, Jobs & Monthly Meet-ups to help, educate and demystify "Big Data" & "Cloud Computing" technologies to businesses, professionals & individual.


With a qualified directory of more than 1,000 Venture Capital and Mid-Market/LBO private equity firms, BoogarLists is an excellent place for entrepreneurs to begin their search for investment capital. Whether starting a new company or striving to take an early stage company to the next level, CEO's and CFO's will invariably want to seek out new sources of capital or other financial services.

Careers 2.0

Careers 2.0 matches great programmers on Stack Overflow with great jobs. Programmers create profiles highlighting their work on Stack Overflow, which gives employers an in-depth look at their expertise. Employers search for programmers by location, objective, and skills, and screen them based on peer-reviewed work.

Daemon News

Daemon News , is a comprehensive resource for BSD, operating in close contact with the community. Established in 1998, Daemon News provides a monthly online publication, Daily BSD News, a quarterly hardcopy publication, a community based support forum, and a retail outlet called for all BSD related merchandise. Daemon News also publishes Darwin, the Open Source Version of Mac OS X, FreeBSD, NetBSD, and Unix Utilities for Mac OS X.

Data Science Central

Data Science Central is an online resource for Big Data Practitioners. Featuring news, commentary, and social networking, DSC covers analytics, visualization, integration, tools and trends, and also provides an outlet for career opportunities.

DataEDGE at the School of Information

UC Berkeley's School of Information presents DataEDGE, a conference bringing together senior industry and academic leaders for a conversation about the challenges and opportunities created by the rise of big data. The conference runs May 31-June 1, 2012, on the UC Berkeley Campus. Visit for details.


Datanami is a news portal dedicated to providing insight, analysis and up-to-the-minute information about emerging trends and solutions in big data. The portal sheds light on all cutting edge technologies including networking, storage and applications, and their effect upon business, industry, government, and research. The publication examines the avalanche of unprecedented amounts of data and the impact the high-end data explosion is having across the IT, enterprise, and commercial markets. Subscribe now at:

diariox es el sitio favorito de usuarios Mac de habla hispana de todo el planeta, dedicado a brindar un Foro para compartir ideas, conocimientos y noticias relativas a la plataforma Macintosh, Mac OS X y la vida digital. Eventos, consejos, entrevistas, productos y noticias son cubiertos a diario en


Forbes is a leading source for reliable business news and financial information. Read news, politics, economics, business & finance on

IEG Big Data

IEG. Big Data is an online portal providing content through articles, videos, discussions, blogs and much more. By giving those working within Analytics and Big Data the opportunity to share ideas and discuss challenges with over 50,000 peers, IEG. Big Data offers key insights, innovation and solutions. Join the conversation -


Infochimps is a turn-key Big Data stack solution for enterprises and the world’s largest open data marketplace. Our mission is to democratize the world's access to structured data. We make data more usable, and more valuable. We have two products. The Infochimps Platform is a scalable solution for building, managing and optimizing heterogenous Big Data environments. The Infochimps Data Marketplace offers over 15,000 public and proprietary sets for download and API access. Infochimps is a privately-held, venture-backed company based in Austin, Texas, with offices in San Francisco, California. For more information, please visit or follow @infochimps on Twitter.

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.

Linux Journal

Linux Journal is the premier Linux magazine, dedicated to serving the Linux community and promoting the use of Linux world-wide. A monthly periodical, Linux Journal was founded in 1994 and is currently celebrating its seventeenth year of publication.

Linux Pro Magazine

Available in both print and digital editions, Linux Pro Magazine (Linux Magazine outside North America) brings practical, hands-on solutions for real users who depend on Linux in their daily lives. Our readers are a new generation of Linux experts who are pushing the limits of Linux as a server, desktop, and development platform. They read Linux Pro Magazine to learn more about technologies and products for Linux. Our unique combination of advanced coverage with a practical emphasis makes Linux Pro Magazine a great fit for the kinds of reader who tend to make decisions and pass on recommendations.


Award-winning MacAddict launched in 1996 as the ultimate hands-on guide to anything and everything Macintosh. MacAddict's mission is to provide the Mac enthusiast community with the most informative, entertaining and hands-on Mac magazine. MacAddict packs each issue with in-depth how-to articles, fact-filled features, expert reviews, and up-to-the-minute news and analysis. MacAddict is justly famous for its eye-catching design and irreverent wit. It is the only magazine for Mac enthusiasts that offers its readers a compete multimedia experience: a monthly print magazine; a companion CD-ROM packed with software, demos and updates; and the web site.

MacMinute delivers timely, concise news covering all aspects of the Apple Macintosh market. Presented in a format that is easy to read and quick to navigate, content is updated 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for the latest Mac news from around the globe. is the web site for the Higher Education Mac OS X Lab Deployment Initiative: Providing a simplified roadmap for the task of installing and maintaining Mac OS X computer labs. We find and document solutions to the challenges that commonly arise when deploying labs in a higher education environment.

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.


MacTech Magazine, the journal of Macintosh technology and development, has been the definitive technical resource for the Macintosh since 1984 in over 60 countries. In addition to web, networking and content coverage, MacTech brings you columns and articles on new Macintosh technology, programming tools and tricks, Macintosh hardware, and systems. Read detailed how to's, in depth reviews, conference reports, introductions to technologies, viewpoints on the platform, the software, and the technology that makes Macintosh something special.


20 years as the Mac Product Experts makes Macworld the top resource for Mac professionals and enthusiasts. Macworld's issues are packed with troubleshooting and tips, breaking news, analysis of future trends, and the most trusted Mac product reviews and buying advice. As the Mac community moves to Mac OS X, Macworld remains the best way to stay informed about what's new, exciting, and important.

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: 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.


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.

Safari Books Online

Safari Books Online is an on-demand digital library providing subscription access to thousands of online books and videos for technology, creative and business professionals. Our constantly growing collection includes exclusive access to resources from O'Reilly Media, Microsoft Press, Addison-Wesley, Prentice Hall, Cisco Press, as well as hundreds of titles from Wrox, Apress and Manning.


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. provides IT and business professionals with a wide range of content that covers ECM suites, collaboration platforms such as Microsoft SharePoint, sentiment analytics and more! Find all of the information you need with daily news, tips, discussion forums, Webcasts and customized research that will help you develop, design and implement effective information management strategies.

Server Fault

Server Fault is a Q&A site for system administrators and IT professionals. No matter what types of servers, operating systems, or network equipment you use our goal is to get better at our profession-together. We believe finding the right answer to IT questions should be fun and free.

SiliconANGLE Wikibon

SiliconANGLE Wikibon presents theCUBE, the tech world's premier streaming video platform. theCUBE brings today's most important technology events to life through in-depth conversations with technology executives and innovative IT practitioners, as well as unrivaled news analysis from top industry analysts and journalists, all broadcast live in high-definition. theCUBE creates spaces for big ideas to grow.

Smart Data Collective

SmartData Collective is a curated writer's forum and discussion site published by Social Media Today LLC. We cover business intelligence, data analytics, risk management and related topics for an audience of business leaders and IT experts. In addition to our regular blog coverage, we also produce webinars, e-books, moderated Tweet chats and other forms of digital content. We provide a platform for recognized, global authorities to share their insights about Big Data. Smart Data Collective is a rich resource for executives who seek cutting-edge analysis of the accelerating growth of data in our interconnected world. 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!

Stack Overflow

Stack Overflow is a programming question and answer site collaboratively edited by the programmer community. Over 15 million programmer visitors use Stack Overflow each month to get answers to their toughest technical queries.


Sys Admin, the journal for Unix systems administrators satisfies the technical needs of Unix systems administrators working in heterogeneous computing environments. Coverage spans a wide range of technical topics crucial to systems administration in the enterprise. Articles provide practical, in-depth coverage of the administration of all major UNIX flavors including: Solaris, Linux, HP-UX, AIX, Tru64, BSD and Irix, within environments of all sizes.

TechSoup Global

TechSoup Global, a nonprofit organization, was founded in 1987 on the belief that technology is a powerful enabler for social change. Alongside its partners - including foundations and corporations, governments and NGOs, social entrepreneurs and volunteers - TechSoup Global is working towards the day when every nonprofit and social benefit organization on the planet has the technology resources and knowledge it needs to operate at its full potential. Today, TechSoup Global has 211 employees, an annual operating budget of $27 million, and operates programs in Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Europe through a network of independent, capacity-building NGOs. With support of leading technology companies, including Microsoft, Adobe, Cisco, and Symantec, TechSoup Global and its network have reached more than 167,000 organizations and distributed more than 8.7 million technology products and enabled recipients to save more than US$2.9 billion in IT expenses in 38 countries around the world. TechSoup Global also runs NetSquared, an ambitious global experiment that empowers individuals at the local level to build and share innovative technology solutions to social problems. For more information about TechSoup Global, please visit is a worldwide leading source for technology news, business and culture. Over the last few years this site has grown into one of the world's leading technology blogs. We live to bring news and views from an international perspective. TNW has four million unique visitors per month, over 600k Twitter followers, 55k Facebook fans and the accolade of the 9 most influential blogs in the world (according to Technorati). With a brilliant team of editors & writers across Europe, Australia, Middle East, Africa, Asia and North & South America, you can rest assured that if it's worth hearing about: you'll hear it from us first.


Launched in 2004, Ubergizmo has quickly become one of the top consumer electronics websites in the US, delivering straightforward news and analysis of the electronics you love and the ones that you love to hate. Ubergizmo is a Webby Award Honoree, has been ranked as a Top100 Blog by PCMagazine, ranks Top100 in Nielsen's Blogpulse and Technorati. is the most accurate and up-to-date source of Mac, Windows, and Palm OS software updates on the Internet. The VersionTracker content team tracks over 35,000 applications with hundreds more added every week. Over 2.6 million people visit every month, most of them power users, business or IT-oriented professionals.

Visibility Magazine

Visibility Magazine, founded in 2007, has become the guide to latest trends in internet marketing. Visibility conducts interviews with CEOs, shares opinions, reviews products, and provides a wealth of information about the movements in the industry. Visibility embodies high-quality content, good sense, superior taste, and the character of conscientious journalism. is the world's largest showcase for infographics and data visualizations, with over 10,000 already submitted by the community. The website will be delivering its self-service tool for automated infographics creation in Spring, 2012. connects data journalists, designers, analysts, publishers, and brands in a thriving ecosystem.


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Women 2.0

Women 2.0 is committed to increasing the number of women entrepreneurs starting high growth ventures by providing the resources, network, and knowledge for the launch and growth of their company. Our vision is to be a catalyst for change, mobilizing a global community of ambitious women entrepreneurs seeking to advance the world through technology. Women 2.0 is headquartered in San Francisco. Support innovation.

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