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  • SPIN SUCKS  |  THURSDAY, MAY 10, 2012
    [Wireless] Three Ways to Be a Better Integrated Marketing Professional
    Leah Nurik  is the founder and president of Gabriel Marketing Group, where she leads marketing and PR efforts for technology start-ups and innovators in the software and wireless markets. Today’s guest post is written by Leah Nurik. . Integrated marketing is the ‘buzz’ phrase of the moment in our industry. Before it even became part of our lexicon, the integrated marketing professional—a person deeply encompassed in the many avenues necessary for effective lead generation and relationship building – emerged on the scene. You must also… Speak Up! Listen and Learn.
    [Wireless] RFID & Mobile Retail: Moving From Efficiency To Engagement
    Yes, it is about the efficiencies that RFID and other wireless, smart technology bring to retail overall. Other industry sectors — including the public sector — are moving ahead on approaches that reinforce the growing importance of RFID in all things wireless. National Retail Federation Show, New York City: This week the old Javits Center in the New York hosted retail folk from across the U.S. and shed some light on a technology play that may define a new industry I call Retail 2.0. And, since it is about the shopper experience, it’s clear that winning Retail 2.0
    [Wireless] Net Semi-Neutrality: New Rules from the FCC
    Which means we can gain access to anything we want if we’re using our browsers, but the wireless carriers can block apps if they want (i.e. Internet service providers are restricted from blocking you from accessing content and wireless providers are prohibited from blocking access to voice applications that compete with their own services. Well, the FCC has made their decision on net neutrality and we are now faced with two versions of the web. One where we are protected on our computers, but not on our phones. AT&T could block Yelp or Verizon could block Facebook).
    [Wireless] Google & Twitter Talk Mobile Advertising @MWC; Why Their Schemes May Backfire
    Hipcricket also won consecutive annual pioneer awards from CTIA — The Wireless Association. In the same “well duh&# category as the sun will rise in the east and set in the west, we know that more advertising is coming to mobile devices. The topic was heavily discussed this week in Barcelona at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) with debate around consumer behavior and interests. So where does Google stand? The company staunchly believes that more creativity and higher production values are needed to advance mobile advertising. Will people buy into Twitter’s approach?
    [Wireless] Dell XPS 18: Giant Windows 8 Tablet
    Powered by the fluid touch interface of Windows 8, the powerful new tablet boasts of twice the screen size of the Apple iPad and can be easily linked to a wireless keyboard and mouse for a complete desktop computer experience. Dell has launched XPS 18 , a full HD 18.4 inches Windows 8 tablet, which is also an all-in-one computer which will be for sale in US markets soon. If you thought the Apple iPad was a smaller size, this large Dell tablet promises to give you a huge entertaining and browsing experience. Dell XPS 18. Simply use the flip out feet, and the tablet gets a stand to use. A
    [Wireless] Mobile Will Restore Brevity to Media
    As 4G enters the marketplace, lightening fast wireless broadband will become an empowering technology. Consider that wireless empowered smartphones and tablets will continue to drive down the digital divide. If social media endangered the 30 second spot , then mobile media will restore brevity to content creation. Smaller screens, less convenient input methods for text, the ability to create user generated visual media on the fly, and an evolving series of socially empowered mobile media will challenge content creators to serve a new reader. What does brief content look like?
    [Wireless] Learning From Leading Marketers & Markets To Map Mobile Strategy
    As a rule, Gauthey spends three or four hours per trip observing everyday wireless users. Mobile is global. Everywhere on the planet companies and merchants are using mobile in new ways to market and drive results. Innovation and inspiration can be found at the fringe, and across the four corners of the globe. Keeping an open and curious mind is essential. Best practices, key learnings, and real-life experiences are all around us. The hard part is identifying what we can (and should) apply as we seek to supercharge our own mobile marketing strategies. What flies and why (and where)?
    [Wireless] Social Media Sites Rank Lowest For Customer Satisfaction
    Wireless Telephone Service 77. Out of websites in 33 industries, social media sites provide the least satisfying experience,  according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index’s (ACSI) first-ever website benchmark. Released today, the study found that average website satisfaction is 78.2 out of 100; social media websites rank at the bottom of the barrel with an average of 68. Credit unions earned the top score for website customer satisfaction with a score of 86, followed closely by consumer shipping and banks at 85. However, there are plenty of exceptions. Consumer Shipping 85.
    [Wireless] New Devices & Content Formats; What Should Mobile Marketers Do About The Daily?
    HOW I SEE IT: Increased data use on wireless devices has a myriad of implications (good and not so great) for marketers. Hipcricket also won consecutive annual pioneer awards from CTIA — The Wireless Association. The Daily launched in the U.S. this week, complete with the hype we’ve come to expect from Rupert Murdoch’s endeavors and the reach of content and personalities from within the News Corporation empire. With typical bravado and fanfare, The Daily has burst onto the scene with a mission to provide the best news experience possible. After that, The Daily costs $0.99
  • ARI HERZOG  |  MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2011
    [Wireless] T-Mobile G2: My New Mobile Obsession
    didn’t stay with Verizon Wireless, my cellular provider for over a decade, either. At the Wireless Advocates kiosk at a local Costco warehouse store, I asked my remaining questions and bought it with a 2-year contract for the reasonable rate of $139.99 (over $100 cheaper than on T-Mobile’s website). stuck with Verizon Wireless since 1999 when I bought my first cellphone with them. It’s funny what 12 months does to a person. Nearly one year ago, I mused about replacing my BlackBerry Curve 8330 with a simpler phone with basic functionality. So far so good.
    [Wireless] Why Context Marketing Should Already Be Happening
    In other words, understand your customer and you have the context to be successful – something that’s perfectly highlighted by Sam Fiorella on the Sensei Marketing blog, and the example of an exit interview that showed why a wireless provider lost Sam’s business. So, the latest buzzword in the online space is “context marketing”, or the ability to look into the context of what your customers want and deliver on that need. Context in Marketing is Nothing New. Probably the best example of context marketing is an email drip campaign. If bounced, clean list.
    [Wireless] 2013: Clicks and Mortar
    That includes making inventories available on the web , providing great wireless access in venue, offering connected flat screens that amplify what customers are saying about the experience, and of course, the increasingly popular mobile deals that have become prevalent on networks like Foursquare and to some extent Facebook. Image by CRUSTINA! The big digital media shift in 2013 has little to do with new mobile applications or social networks. Some folks dub this trend Clicks and Mortar , the integration of online into our everyday physical whereabouts.
    [Wireless] Offline Retail Analytics Via Smartphone
    Here’s how it works, in a nutshell: Euclid installs sensors in retailers’ locations that can measure how many people walked by a store, how many walked in and for how long they stayed based on when their smartphones emit a kind of radar searching for wireless Internet signals. There’s a company in Palo Alto, California that is calling itself “ Google Analytics for the real world.” ” The company’s name is Euclid. think this is a sublime idea. Euclid collects data for retail businesses using smartphone technology to track consumer movement.
    [Wireless] What Separates Effective Mobile Marketing From Noise; Why Mobile Is The First Screen
    Hipcricket also won consecutive annual pioneer awards from CTIA — The Wireless Association. The best insights I’ve seen or heard about consumer behavior on tablets were shared during a seminar in New York conducted by the Direct Marketing Association in collaboration with the online news destination Mobile Marketer. The messenger was Craig Etheridge, vice president of mobile advertising sales for USA Today at Gannett Digital. What is Etheridge seeing? Mobile users average six-minute session times, but they return often. How does this compare to other channels? His mobile marketing do’s?
    [Wireless] Mobile Marketing 2012: Practical Predictions To Guide YOUR Planning
    As more people begin to access the Web using a wireless device than they do using a PC, it will become crystal clear to brands, agencies and companies across the ecosystem that they can’t afford to treat their mobile strategy and presence as an afterthought. Some of the smartest minds in mobile marketing and advertising recently gave their 2012 predictions for mobile during a webinar conducted by Mobile Marketer and sponsored by Hipcricket. However, there was a lack of consensus when it came to answering THE big question: how will mobile play out in 2012?
    [Wireless] Coming Soon: The LIFT Canvas
    Related Stories LIFT Quotes: LEARN; IMPROVE, FLOW, THINK METHOD: Scanning and Saving Before Sharing GUEST: The New Landscape of Small Business Financing COOL TOOL: LG Tone Ultra HBS800 Wireless Headset. It has been said that we don’t really own what we know, until we articulate it. For the writer, it’s pen to paper. For the artist, paint and brush on a canvas. For the musician, notes played. You get the idea. Some of the best business thinking become lost in thought, never being articulated into ideas, let alone plans. Whiteboards. Post-it Notes, Blog posts.
    [Wireless] Age of the Tablet Has Begun
    However, external wireless keyboards and voice recognition will quickly resolve tablets’ shortcomings in these areas. I tend to be a skeptic about new technology, probably a consequence of 25 years of seeing cool demos of products that never worked very well in real life. tend to be a late adopter, too. only got on the smart phone bandwagon a year ago after Apple had already shipped 100 million of them. I was also blasé about the iPad when it was announced in January. In my only tweet on the subject, I called it a “big iPhone.”. Now we know better. By “tablet,” I don’t mean “iPad.”
    [Wireless] Facebook buys Instagram for $1bn. Images are becoming more important in social media
    It has been facilitated by the rise of mobile devices with cameras (to take the images) and mobile and wireless data connections (to allow us to share them online). Tweet Like by matt_london. Facebook has reportedly acquired Instagram for $1 billion in a mix of cash and shares. The photo-sharing service was launched in October 2010 and recently launched its Android app having been exclusively on iPhone before that. That Facebook has made this acquisition will not come as too much of a surprise to many. There is, of course, nothing new about us sharing messages through images. Win-win.
    [Wireless] The death of corporate websites: Top 10 ways they will change
    Steve Rubel tweeted this weekend that his big takeaway from CES was that “wireless and social are getting embedded into every device&#. Cartoon Credit: Dave Coverly @ In the not too distant future static corporate websites will be replaced by their social equivalents. This will happen because more and more consumers are engaged in daily conversations, often involving brands, across multiple applications, platforms and networks, wholly independent of these sites. Corporate sites will change in many ways: 1. It’s just like that and isn’t going to change). 2.
    [Wireless] “American Idol” Lets Fans Vote Through Facebook
    In addition to online voting, fans will continue to be able to vote via toll-free phone lines, as well as unlimited text-message votes for AT&T wireless customers during the voting window. Tweet “American Idol”, which is one of the most popular television shows in the US, has made it possible for fans to vote for the best performers through Facebook. This happened for the first time ever yesterday, March 1 2011, after the first performance show. However, Facebook has now made it possible for them to launch this initiative. Greater involvement from fans. Puerto Rico and the U.S.
    [Wireless] Kindle’s Advance Into Ad-Funded Devices; Professional Programs For App Developers
    Will wireless subscribers accept advertising in exchange for price breaks on hardware and services? One of my “go-to&# points in mobile presentations is the fact that a wireless hardware manufacturer (Nokia) is the biggest seller of cameras in the world. The question looms like the next iPhone rumor. This week, Amazon moved to at least partially get an answer, introducing the Kindle coupled with Special Offers for US$114. That’s a savings of US$25. What’s the difference? But this is not without some level of consumer buy-in. It appears that brands like this approach.
  • ARI HERZOG  |  TUESDAY, JULY 13, 2010
    [Wireless] How Dogs Use Social Media
    Mattel toy that attaches to the dog’s collar, is wirelessly connected to a computer’s USB port, and synchronizes canine movements to your dog’s Twitter account. I was initially going to write about dog weddings, the subject of nearly 60,000 Google results and 215 matches on YouTube , such as last week’s nuptials of schiperkes Cricket and Black Magic and a complementary blog post of the honeymoon at a Salem hotel 20 miles away. I was going to include educational links on hosting dog weddings and tips on including your best friend in your own wedding. They do.
    [Wireless] The Everything Guide To Mobile Apps For Developers, Businesses & Brands
    Sam Chan, Wireless Industry Partnership. Months of research, hard work and teamwork enter a new stage today as I deliver the final manuscript to the team at Adams Media for a new kind of app book ebook that equips developers, small businesses and brands with the business basics they need to produce and market mobile apps. If you want to create an winning app you must have a broad base of knowledge that allows you to indentify your target audience and delight them again and again. Mobile App Economy is booming. Connect the dots, and the App Economy has officially arrived!
    [Wireless] Get Your Business Moving: 9 types of Mobile Marketing
    Bluetooth Wireless Proximity Based Marketing : It works like local TV advertising on cable or network channels where a customer in a particular location will be served custom ads for that area. You will receive an ad or a message based on the location your wireless device is picking up. Your customers are not confined to their homes or offices. Why should your marketing be? It’s time to cut the cord and set your marketing-mix free to keep up with your active customers. And don’t think cell phones are the only mobile medium worth considering.
  • DANNY BROWN  |  MONDAY, JUNE 13, 2011
    [Wireless] 5 Ways To Stay Productive Amidst Social Media Buzz
    Here I would literally pull the plug to my wireless router so there was absolutely no way I could get internet access. This is a guest post by Leo Widrich. At the moment that I am writing this post the App I am working on is featured simultaneously on Social Media Examiner, ProBlogger and LaughingSquid, three massive Social Media sites that made the buzz go crazy. It is fantastic. Yet, as you are growing as a blogger, startup or other form of business I learnt that it is key for many reasons not to get carried away by these temporary viral successes. Now don’t get me wrong. Tools.
    [Wireless] Facebook Zero
    It is coming soon, so no wireless carrier is currently offering it. The Palo Alto company is supplying Facebook Zero at no charge to wireless carriers, who in turn, most likely will make it part of their baseline software offering. By offering Facebook Zero as a baseline offering, wireless carriers then could reserve the right to charge a premium for upgraded usage of Facebook (sharing photos, videos, etc.). By Erik Qualman. Palihapitiya at Mobile World Congress 2010 in Barcelona broke the news on Facebook Zero.
    [Wireless] The death of corporate websites: Top 10 ways they will change
    Steve Rubel tweeted this weekend that his big takeaway from CES was that “wireless and social are getting embedded into every device&#. Cartoon Credit: Dave Coverly @ In the not too distant future static corporate websites will be replaced by their social equivalents. This will happen because more and more consumers are engaged in daily conversations, often involving brands, across multiple applications, platforms and networks, wholly independent of these sites. Corporate sites will change in many ways: 1. It’s just like that and isn’t going to change). 2.
    [Wireless] Week in Review: Posts and LIFT Shares, June 14 – 20, 2015
    COOL TOOL: LG Tones Wireless Headset. Week in Review  June 14 – 20, 2015: Posts and Podcasts from  ConverStations , Armchair Articulations , and LIFT resources shared on Twitter ( @mikesansone ): This Week on ConverStations. METHOD: Write in Slices. You Must Go Through Ugly to Get to Pretty. Pause: An Opportunity to Reorient. The New Landscape of Small Business Financing. Goodness and the Simplicity Cycle. WATCH: How to LIFT on LIFT Clips 06/20/15. LIFT Resources Shared on Twitter This Week. On June 1, we launched a new site and a daily newsletter called LIFT-a-DAY.
  • LOUIS GRAY  |  TUESDAY, MAY 29, 2012
    [Wireless] Fast, Sleek New Chromebooks Bring OS Worthy Hardware
    But in addition to the unique OS, which started and ended with the web browser, the machine was intriguing for its long battery life and pervasive wireless capabilities, including 3G connectivity. The second generation hardware , which I obtained from attending Google IO last summer, started where the first gen left off, syncing quickly from my Google account, and bumping up its speed, while maintaining great battery life and wireless. The new Chromebook and a Chromebox to boot. But in both cases, the devices were my backup devices, secondary to my primary machine, a MacBook Air.
    [Wireless] Social Media Ostriches – The Corporate Hypocrisy Of Blocking Employee Access To Facebook and Twitter
    This same company issues laptops, email, and wireless access to all of their employees. Okay…I have to admit that I find these types of tweets mildly humorous: or It’s not that I find the pain of employees funny, but the shortsightedness of companies in their efforts to ignore new technologies always makes me wonder what they are thinking. But no… this particular company was nervous about email, Internet access, and how much time employees would spend wasting their time if everyone was able to email and/or surf the Web. Hmmm…slight change in position, eh?
    [Wireless] Paypal Innovate 2010 – Expect Mobile, Personal
    The first thing attendees got as they attended the conference is a new serviced offered by Bling Nation , allowing guests to pay wirelessly at participating vendors with a pre-populated $20 given to each attendee in their Paypal account. If there’s one thing Paypal does well it’s put on a great Conference. This year at their annual Paypal Innovate Developers Conference , Paypal is ramping up for some big announcements, great training, and amazing guests. Greeted at the Conference is a multitude of Paypal employees inviting guests to the next generation of payments platform.
    [Wireless] Has Yahoo Missed The Mobile Boat?
    Hipcricket also won consecutive annual pioneer awards from CTIA — The Wireless Association. This week Yahoo’s board fired CEO Carol Bartz , news that rocked the industry and has some debating if the company’s inability to choose between being a media company or a technology provider is to blame. think we need to look elsewhere and ask: Would Yahoo’s shakeup at the top have happened if the company had been innovating in mobile instead of slipping further behind? We’ll likely never know the answer. News site mocoNews provides some worthwhile insights and analysis.
    [Wireless] Will a $30 Cellphone Plan Be My Salvation?
    Reviews indicate the phone’s CDMA technology will bounce off Verizon Wireless towers. I’m taking a vacation shortly and wanted to take a phone with me for emergencies and for my mother to reach me. While I have the choice of porting my existing Verizon Wireless number (which I’ve had for over a decade) to Straight Talk, I’m going to keep VZW alone for the time being and take a new number for this new phone. I’ll give it to family and close friends for them to reach me. opted to get the LG 220C at no cost. at AriWriter. Killing My BlackBerry Softly.
    [Wireless] Last of the LIFT Clips — on ConverStations
    might have to grab on of these: COOL TOOL – Mikme Wireless Recording Microphone. Over the past few years, the LIFT Clips series has presented hundreds of videos to inspire, inform, and educate business owners using the LIFT framework. We presented four videos to help owners to LEARN, IMPROVE, FIND FLOW, and THINK about their business, life, and growth in general. As we continue to build out SmallBiz LIFT , the LIFT Clips will continue there – sometimes one video at a time, other times a series that fit a theme. It might look like this: FLOW: Too Many Topics of Passion?
    [Wireless] COOL TOOLS: A list of COOL TOOLS Shared
    Related Stories COOL TOOL: LG Tone Ultra HBS800 Wireless Headset MyCreativeShop Empowers Owners Through Online Design Tools to Love in LIFT Clips 02-14-15 Top Collaboration Tools for Better Employee Communication. As part of the recent tweak to our  Twitter prefix practice , mostly for use with LIFT Resources , one popular category has been COOL TOOLS. Like this great list of resources and tools: COOL TOOLS: 113 Visual Marketing Tools and Apps [link] by @JDScherer on @Wishpond. Mike Sansone (@mikesansone) June 19, 2015. Here are ten of them. Give a Boost to Your Business. Cool Tools
    [Wireless] Transmedia Storytelling for Content Creators
    NBC Digital Entertainment released a series of online content in 2008, including more original web content, wireless iTV interactivity, graphic novels available for mobile viewing, and webisodes. Today’s guest post is written by Jason Konopinski. In its simplest form, transmedia is a storytelling technique that ties multiple platforms together to tell a common story. Participatory Entertainment and Media. Fans can engage in a selection of these story elements or follow all of them to fully immerse themselves in the world of the story based entirely on level of interest. Web 2.0.
    [Wireless] Solve The Problem From The Outside
    Part of our success in building Zipcar came no doubt from the fact that the founding team was comprised entirely of outsiders to the car rental and wireless technology industries. How often have you seen organizations recruiting new people with the skills and knowledge from within the same industry, the same field of practice etc.? All the time. It is as if organization’s think hiring people who can keep thinking and doing what they’ve always done will create something other than what they’ve always got. It begins with the framing of a job description. Sound familiar?
    [Wireless] IMPACT: Dell, Text Growth & Apple’s iAd Network
    Hipcricket also won consecutive annual pioneer awards from CTIA — The Wireless Association. Today we kick off an edgy and informed look at the week in mobile marketing & advertising from Jeff Hasen , mobile authority and brand architect. Dell said that it will release a “whole slew” of devices – including 3, 4, 7, and 10 inchers. Just how will a consumer know which model is best? As a colleague said to me: how about we ask them to buy the whole set? For marketers, life just became way more complicated. HOW I SEE IT: Sex(y) marketing sells. And that will benefit no one. * * *.
    [Wireless] The Social Impact of Social Networks; SMS Best Practices List
    Hipcricket also won consecutive annual pioneer awards from CTIA — The Wireless Association. The Pew Internet Project is consistently a source of valuable data and this week the organization has again produced fascinating research into how technology is changing our lives. The wide-ranging report, which details people’s use of and behavior on social network sites (SNS), is full of insights and analysis explaining how use of these technologies is related to trust, tolerance, social support, and community and political engagement. age 18 and older. million in cash and common stock.
    [Wireless] The 5 Commandments of How to Raise $1Million on Kickstarter
    Up until the Pebble, one of the most successful Kickstarter campaigns to date was the  Hidden Radio , an intuitive speaker that wirelessly connects with tablets and phones and pumps out up to 80 decibels of sound, all in the size of a can of soda. Guest post by Christopher Wallace. Let’s go back in time five years to 2007. You’ve got a great idea to build a watch with built-in Bluetooth, allowing you to control and access your phone or tablet from your wrist. Unfortunately, you’re a relatively broke hobby designer working a 9 to 5 IT job. How do you proceed? Be simple.
    [Wireless] Why 2 Days Later is 2 Days Late
    Tweeting back and forth with a Verizon Wireless customer support representative last night, I learned data-only monthly plans for the Blackberry are only eligible for hearing-impaired customers. Granted, I knew Verizon Wireless tweeted as @VZWsupport and Greg knew about @JetBlue, but I’m willing to bet if we didn’t know the companies were on Twitter and tweeted a question with the company name, someone would have seen it and replied. could have googled the information or called the company’s hotline but I turned to Twitter and received an answer quickly.
    [Wireless] SuperBrands and the Unreasonable Screen: How to lead in mobile
    It is the same recent history of Apple disinter-mediating the wireless carriers with an “internet device” and then turning around and using the same iPhone to shut down the Mobile Web with a closed App Store. Guest post from  Gary Schwartz. I was speaking with David Epstein, the founder of The Unreasonable Institute, the brainchild of Unreasonable at Sea , the Google sponsored innovation ship that is presently sailing from port to port globally. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.”. He now has these same folk on a ship sailing the world with that disruptive mandate.
    [Wireless] The Risk Of Big Data Is A Big Deal
    Fewer than 29% of small business owners have actually installed anti-virus software on smartphones– even as 65% expressed concerns over information and data threats on wireless devices. The collection, analysis   and use of   consumer data is and will continue to both be valuable for suppliers and risky for consumers. Data is exploding faster than most imagine and with explosive growth organizations, people and machines are learning more about human behavior and people’s intentions faster than ever before. The data they seek is mostly about their customers, you and me.
    [Wireless] My Retirement Jobs
    After a short stint as a journalist covering wireless telecom, I went to the dark side. I dream of retirement, a time when financial earning seems less necessary and the vain pursuits of glory have passed. There’s a long way to go still, but those greener pastures sit in my mind. will always work when that time comes. In fact, I know what those three retirement jobs are already… Usher at My Local Baseball Stadium. One of my dreams is to usher at my local baseball stadium. love the diamond, have a partial Nationals season ticket package, and go to 10-15 games a year. So what?
    [Wireless] 5 (+1!) Tools to Get Better at Printing
    It is a wireless connection program that lets you print out web pages, emails, documents and photos. Printing…even with tablets and smartphones and the ability to access data everywhere, we still do it. But that can be bothersome, between how much paper and ink it takes, and the cost of those items as we move into a move digital world. Since we can’t just give it up altogether (not yet, anyway), it is a good idea to become more efficient at what you do print. There are tools for that, which is fortunate. Print What You Like. Print Edit. Firefox user? PrintingTools. Bonus!
    [Wireless] Social media and a story bring hope for victims of domestic violence
    As soon as they heard what we were up to, the said, “That’s exactly what Verizon Wireless is doing with their Hopeline Program.&#. to both Verizon Wireless and The Warehouse Theatre for sponsoring and making Social Story Conference possible.]. You’ve already heard about how wonderful social media is for connecting old friends, promoting events, and maybe even heard about its power in the political arena. Another area where social media can be powerful is helping neighbors who are in need. Verizon is telling their neighbors’ stories. Thank you!
    [Wireless] Bitcoin Use-cases: Turning Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency, and the Blockchain into a Fully Functional Peer-to-Peer Internet
    There are already many plans in foreign countries for "mesh" wireless networks. What if we took a concept like this, allowing anyone who wanted internet access to set up a wireless receiver of some sort, and that receiver would "pay" into the network to get access using Bitcoin or similar. These payments (this would be the equivalent of "mining" in current Bitcoin) would then go to those willing to provide longer distance wireless access using things like Ham Radio towers and the like to provide access over this entirely wireless, peer-to-peer internet.
    [Wireless] Submit Your App; Last Call For Mobile Premier Awards 2011!
    AppCircus@Texas Wireless Summit – Famigo Games. Developers: You have one more day to submit your best mobile app and qualify for the Mobile Premier Awards (February 14, Barcelona). The MPA is not only the largest open and global cross-platform app competition in the mobile industry; it’s THE place to network, do deals and connect with professionals and practitioners from around the world. Last year saw 600+ developers submitted their apps, earning the MPA a reputation as a “the point of reference for the startup and developer community.&#. Hillel Fuld – Tech blogger.
    [Wireless] Google Aids Businesses With GoMo Initiative; What’s The Trade-Off?
    Hipcricket also won consecutive annual pioneer awards from CTIA — The Wireless Association. Google’s well-publicized philosophy includes the promise to “Do No Evil”. With that in mind, is the company out to do good or make money with the launch of GoMo, an initiative positioned as a driver to better mobile web sites produced for brands? In practice, businesses can go to Google’s GoMo website at to access a so-called GoMoMeter. And, if you need more support, you can find what you need on Google’s blog. believe it’s both. Apps by the numbers. Looking at all U.S.
    [Wireless] Life as a Walking Typo
    My masters thesis on wireless Internet diffusion was published by the Strategis Group. Image by grafician. Yes, I know. There’s a typo. Almost everything I write has a typo. Before you rush to deliver an admonishment or advise about proofing more, the fine art of editing, blah, blah, blah, please wait. Believe it or not, I proof these posts, as many as five or six times before publishing. No matter how many times I proof an elusive typo seems to appear. Even the posts that seem OK always have a few sentences that could be tightened, more active, or simply rephrased. Baggage Alert.
    [Wireless] Boomers Feel Increasingly Comfortable Online: Research Indications
    Moreover, Among adults 50-65: 56% have home broadband connection, 46% have accessed the internet wirelessly, and 9% are already using Twitter or another status update system. AARP has published its recent survey on Boomers (conducted by GFK). According to this survey only 40% of adults age 50 and over consider themselves extremely (17%) or very (23%) comfortable using the Internet. That implies that about 60% of them feel uncomfortable for some degree and that they are still trying to figure out the web. Is that really so? The drop in internet use is found for the 65+ group (38%).
    [Wireless] IMPACT: Your Essential Mobile Read for 2011; Why Next Year Will Rock Mobile Marketing
    Hipcricket also won consecutive annual pioneer awards from CTIA — The Wireless Association. These days everyone claims to be an expert. This week LinkedIn, the destination for business networking, reported that “extensive experience&# is the number one overused buzzword on its site. Other terms that made the top 10 include: “innovative,&# “motivated,&# “results-oriented,&# “dynamic,&# “proven track record,&# “team player,&# “fast-paced,&# “problem solver&# and “entrepreneurial.&#. More importantly, he shares his knowledge.
    [Wireless] VIP Discount For Mobile Future Forward Summit
    Janet Schijns , VP – Business Solutions Group, Verizon Wireless. Where can you get the inside track on the developments that will transform the next five years in mobile, while connecting with the executives that are leading change? Spend one day ( September 12 ) at Mobile Future Forward in Seattle. MobileGroove VIP offer. Mobile Future Forward brings together world-class speakers from across the value chain for a powerful cross-industry networking event. Attendee Profile: Speakers: C-Level – 59%, VP/SVP – 41%. Audience: C-Level – 30%, VP/SVP – 32%.
    [Wireless] Get 100Mbps Broadband Internet on Airtel India for Rs 5300 Only!
    Airtel Launches 4G LTE Ultra High Speed Wireless Broadband in India. Home > India Did you know Airtel India recently launched upto 100Mbps Broadband internet plans in Delhi starting at Rs 5300! Airtel recently upgraded speeds of all broadband plans and now you can get almost double the internet speed for a much lesser broadband bill. 100Mbps Broadband Internet. See the fastest broadband internet plans on Airtel for Delhi right now. What are the charges and data limits? The fastest speed is 100Mbps for Rs 5299 with a 175 GB data transfer included. Can everyone get 100Mbps now? India
    [Wireless] Apple Debuts iBeacon Location Technology in U.S. Stores
    Transmission through Bluetooth wireless technology gives your phone precise information about where you are in the store, while GPS transmitters don’t work well indoors and don’t distinguish well between locations only a few feet apart. How can a retailer effectively reach consumers in-store and educate them about deals that might be of particular interest? Last Friday, the technology debuted in 254 Apple stores in the U.S. Using iBeacon, the mobile app delivers personal information to users based on their current location in-store. And what about privacy?
    [Wireless] Free 1TB Online HD Photo Storage to All Flickr Users
    Buy Picasa Storage, Get Free Eye-Fi Wireless Memory Card! Flickr got a big upgrade and gifted everyone a 1TB free HD photo storage space online so that you can upload all your photos, as much as you want. What was important is that Flickr also allowed unlimited high resolution photo uploads, and removed all the strange limits –  which was not possible earlier. The New Flickr. Well how big is a terabyte of photos? Mostly you might never run out of space. Terabyte will let you upload 350,000 10 megapixel photos! All Rights Reserved. Have You Seen the 4 Billionth Photo on Flickr?
    [Wireless] Microsoft Windows 8 Turns Apple Devotees Into Advocates
    Hipcricket also won consecutive annual pioneer awards from CTIA — The Wireless Association. For years, tech influencers and bloggers have been accused of being blindly in love with Apple. There is even a name these devotees: fanboys. These men and women live to gush about Apple products and bash Microsoft and others in the process. So it was remarkable to observe the tech influencers this week in their near unanimous approval of Microsoft’s new operating system. This headline on stopped me cold: Windows 8 Does What Apple Doesn’t. Talk about an about-face.
    [Wireless] Interview with Andrew Jenkins, founder and CEO of Volterra Consulting – part 1
    Toronto-based Volterra Consulting is a management consultancy specializing in Emerging Technologies in the Internet, Wireless and Social Media sectors. Cendrine Marrouat: Hello Andrew, thank you for answering my questions. As a starter, tell us a little bit about you. Andrew Jenkins: I am someone who has taken the path less travelled. completed a degree. interview Andrew Jenkins social media Vancouver Volterra Consulting
    [Wireless] Siteminis Launches Mobile Commerce Solution
    The Siteminis platform offers customers who wish to purchase merchandise, tickets or make reservations a convenient shopping experience, allowing them functionality not previously available to them before and the ability to view a consistent mobile Website regardless of their wireless phone carrier or type of web enabled or smart phone operating system. – Working across all wireless carriers. – Allowing the same consistent design and brand to be viewed regardless of phone or wireless carrier. Have you been looking to turn mobile phone “browsers” into buyers?
    [Wireless] Gadgets Go Sleeker, Smarter and Snazzier
    Seduced by visions of sleek, chrome Nokia wireless phones and fruit-flavored Apple iMacs, today’s technophiles demand their gadgets to deliver high-end performance in a shipshape package their peers will envy. There was a time when it was enough to buy a gadget because it worked well, but things have changed today. Now people also pay attention to the way a gadget looks. Today, everyone wants his/her tech toys to be sleek and chic as well as functional. For instance, Power Mac G4 Cube startles everyone in an effective way; in fact, it’s even better than the iMac.
    [Wireless] Top Ten Implications of Google’s Broadband Plans for Competition and Regulation
    Some examples of its own include Google Fiber to be provided in Kansas City and Google Mesh-Wireless. From From the cheapest to the fastest, there are a number of options available for wireless internet, and all can be compared on this Broadband Expert page. 2.     Offering a Large Database. According to her, from the cheapest to the fastest, there are a number of options available for wireless internet, and all can be compared on this  Broadband Expert page. Her Her readers can get relevant information about different options of wireless internet by reading her blogs.
    [Wireless] Vine Reflects Bandwidth and Quality Limits
    Load time is critical for a long stream of videos, especially given it’s mostly viewed on devices leveraging wireless carrier networks. Can you name this song…? v/bJjdTLBnwx1. — Paul McCartney (@PaulMcCartney) January 29, 2013. There’s much ado about Vine these days. In addition to the usual porn issues, most of the controversy surrounds the video network’s six second format. Like it or not, the six second format is ideal for bandwidth constrained 4G powered devices. Marketers are already experimenting with the weeks old social network bolt-on.
    [Wireless] Strategies for a Successful Paid Search Campaign
    Targeting keywords such as “wireless all in one laser printer for mac” will likely be less expensive, less competitive, and have a higher conversion rate. Originally posted here on First off, let’s take a step back and understand people’s behavior online. Every minute there are 70 new website domains registered on the World Wide Web, adding to the millions of websites that already exist. This rate of websites being created makes it impossible for anyone to keep up with all of the information available. This advertising is known as Paid Search.
    [Wireless] Smartphones Controlling the Home: The Future of our (Smart) Homes.
    However, the success of smartphones and advancements in wireless technologies has opened multitudes of doors that can be integrated into the home to create a ‘smart home’.  It is already possible to use a smartphone or computer to turn on your homes heating using Nest, a wireless thermostat. Our homes are one of the places where we spend most of our lives. When not at work, we sleep in them, eat in them and spend our leisure time there. Interestingly, while modern lifestyles have moulded themselves around technology, the home itself has not changed a great deal.
    [Wireless] IMPACT: Windows Phone 7, Disney Strategy & Mobile Marketing For Dummies
    Hipcricket also won consecutive annual pioneer awards from CTIA — The Wireless Association. A week after Google VP of Engineering Andy Rubin said that mobile doesn’t need another operating system , Microsoft responded with what analysts believe can be a long-term game-changer. The Windows Phone 7 launch in New York shocked many in two ways. First, those who had not seen a demo marveled at the social networking innovations – for instance, through the contact list, users can reach friends and others on Facebook, post quickly on YouTube and Twitter, and more. percent, according to Gartner.
    [Wireless] Spotify In the US: Of Course It'll be Great and Affordable
    After initially having free access to Spotify starting in late 2009 , I converted to a true paid for premium plan early this year, at $9.99 a month, bringing Spotify's huge music library to my desktop and all my mobile devices - made even better with solid integration to my Sonos S5 wireless speakers throughout the house. I do not expect that when Spotify officially launches that I'm going to see any kind of price hike, and I am adamant that this is the best deal going. So if you're tired of hearing about it, you don't look like you have to wait much longer.
    [Wireless] #MWC: Can Facebook & Twitter Crack The Code On Relevant Mobile Marketing?
    Hipcricket also won consecutive annual pioneer awards from CTIA — The Wireless Association. Facebook and Twitter advanced their mobile strategies this week, each with an emphasis on providing brands a means to reach and engage with people who use the social networks to connect and communicate. Twitter’s “news’” comes nearly two years after the company introduced the concept of Promoted Tweets. The approach effectively introduces advertising into tweet feeds, an experience that we mostly know from online. But that IF is what will decide it this all fails or flies. We’ll see.
    [Wireless] Mobile Security: What’s REALLY At Stake For Mobile Operators
    After achieving another honours degree in Computer Science, he held positions with Caudwell Group, Anam Mobile and Sentry Wireless – before being acquired by AdaptiveMobile in 2011.  As mobile takes a center role in our lives —becoming the device we reach for to access information, conduct transactions and manage our homes, cars and daily routine — an increasing number of serious security concerns move to the forefront. Ciaran Bradley examines this evolution and the impact on key members of the ecosystem, particularly mobile operators. alone now own a smartphone. How can that be?
    [Wireless] IMPACT: Permission-Based Mobile Marketing Prompts Consumer Participation & Brand Interaction
    Hipcricket also won consecutive annual pioneer awards from CTIA — The Wireless Association. As children, we learn the concept of permission. We know to ask (and say “please&# even), and we understand that others should treat us the same way. So, why is it some marketers don’t follow these rules when they engage with consumers? This week U.S. regulators floated a Do Not Track proposal for Web users aimed at enabling them to stop advertisers from tracking them online. Predictably, the program has some powerful forces fighting it. As USA Today observes: there is a catch.
    [Wireless] IMPACT: Mobile Marketing Absent From U.S. Elections; Will We Appreciate Advertising On Twitter?
    Hipcricket also won consecutive annual pioneer awards from CTIA — The Wireless Association. The U.S. midterm elections” were held this week. Did mobile really make a difference in any race? The prediction that the Democrats were going to lose seats in the Senate and House of Representatives came true. But, judging from the absence of mobile in campaign efforts (at least in my home state of Washington), political parties and interest groups lost much more: the opportunity to reach us on our mobile phones. Fast forward to 2010 and mobile is the missed opportunity. Way too many.
    [Wireless] Mobile Marketers: Focus On Small Tribes For Big Results
    Hipcricket also won consecutive annual pioneer awards from CTIA — The Wireless Association. Seth Godin has written thirteen books that have been translated into more than thirty languages. Every one has been a bestseller. He is arguably the most influential marketer in the world and the most vocal when it comes to the need for permission-based marketing. At a terrific three-hour workshop I attended recently, I asked Godin for his views on how mobile has changed – and will continue to change – marketing. “But it’s really about what I [as an individual] want. We’re not there yet.&#.
    [Wireless] Introducing Users to the Concept of Meeting Workspaces in MOSS 2007 | Community
    Wireless & Mobile. Wireless. Friday, June 27, 2008. Research Centers. Security. Anti-Virus / Spyware / Spam. Compliance & Regulation. Firewalls / VPN / Intrusion. Services. Cisco Security Watch. Microsoft Security Watch. LANs & WANs. Broadband Services. Ethernet Switches. Metro Ethernet. Routers. WAN Optimization. VoIP & Convergence. IP PBX. Unified Communications. VoIP Services. Network Management. Application Management. Desktop Management. Patch Management. Security. WiMAX. Software. Applications. Collaboration. Messaging. Windows.
    [Wireless] 5 Mobility App Adoption Ideas – If you build it, will they come?
    For bandwidth-intense processes, you might have all the response/feedback occur entirely within the app, and then cache the data to process in the background later, when the user accesses a wireless network. The onset of mobility and BYOD in the enterprise has created an enormous opportunity for large-scale companies to take advantage of their employees’ eagerness to use their own technology in the doing of their jobs. In earlier blogs I’ve discussed some ways to identify the best opportunities for companies to increase profits with mobile apps.
    [Wireless] Mobile Apps vs. Mobile Web – I don’t care how you get here, but get here if you can!
    Downloaded apps are also self-contained, meaning that unless the app depends on remote data to function, it can operate without the presence of a wireless network. The mobile web is blowing up. If you’re alive and breathing air you know this – you see it all around you. We use our smart phones and devices constantly. Now for more than just games and personal productivity, more than 50% [1] of us are using our smart phones to make our lives easier by connecting to the web in real time. We look up store locations and compare prices at the point of purchase. We Google. We Skype.
  • JOSH S PETERS  |  MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2011
    [Wireless] My first week at The Search Agency pt 5
    Hopping from one wireless hub to the next  and fueled by good coffee, great music, and relaxing in the “small town&# environments of this area of CA. The title is a bit of  a misnomer in this case because I’m not actually at the The Search Agency today. It’s Friday and that means I’m hoboworking in the Monrovia / Arcadia / Sierra Madre area. have to say, this definitely helps with the adjustment from being on my own to in an office. Or I can put on  a movie I’ve seen a million times and write strategy documentation from my couch. Employee Benefits.
    [Wireless] My First Laptop
    It started up very fast and I was able to start working on it very shortly with full internet connection from the wireless installed in it. only payed roughly $950 for everything, including a wireless mouse in the same color as my laptop. Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me My First Laptop January 12, 2009 by Taylor Marek While we are on the subject of laptops, I might as well let you know about the first laptop I got. When it first came, I unpacked it and started it up. channel.
    [Wireless] Global Mobile Commerce: Removing Payment Friction & Boosting Customer Engagement
    Before joining Sybase, Diarmuid was a Product Manager at Logica’s Wireless Networks division. Buying, paying, transacting, banking — these are all part of what we have come to call mobile commerce. With such a broad definition and so many scenarios it’s little wonder that mobile commerce now tops the list of mobile-megatrends. Interestingly, what people want (and the impact on financial institutions, mobile operators and companies across the emerging ecosystem) differs depending on the region where you operate and the opportunities you pursue. What is mobile commerce?
    [Wireless] Marketing Data Security: Accessing Corporate Resources From Offsite Securely
    If you have wireless in your house, secure it with WPA security and hide the wireless identifier. Most newer wireless hubs support this capability. If you are using public wireless (such as in a hotel or coffee shop), anything you do might be watched by others. And make sure the wireless network is really owned by the business and isn’t owned by another patron with a wireless network device pretending to be the public network. Kevin Gilbert. It is paramount that this information remain secured from tampering and theft. Probably not. Be careful.
    [Wireless] The Future of Local Storage Is Practically None At All
    With the recently announced FitBit One series promising wireless syncing to iOS or Android, I'm just one device away from being done. So You Don't Have Pervasive High Speed Wireless? Stand Back or Your Hard Drive Is Going to Get It First they came for our floppy drives. Then, they came for our CDs and our DVD drives. It won't be too long until the concept of a hard drive, or any local storage, beyond that needed for temporary offline use, is itself antiquated. If it can't be reached via web browser, it's probably not worth having. Goodbye Desktop Applications. It's Great.
    [Wireless] T-Mobile Continues to Conquer
    It is now known as America’s “Uncarrier”— a title that has disrupted the wireless communications industry with a bold statement and stance against competitors and most importantly, fits the needs of today’s mobile device consumers. mobile’s position of standing up for every US wireless consumer by calling out regular industry practices that are wrong and then providing the better alternative has made the brand reach complete success. The company began with 33 million customers in 2013 when it rebranded and today, has 55 million and counting. It also generated $7.8
    [Wireless] Steve Jobs Steps Down At Apple; What’s Next For Mobile Marketers?
    Hipcricket also won consecutive annual pioneer awards from CTIA — The Wireless Association. Change is the universal constant. Some of it gradual and some of it dramatic. Mobile falls into the latter category, with deep and gripping disruption leaving its mark on the mobile industry rocked by surprise announcements on an almost daily basis. Last week Google snapped up Motorola, and this week we learn that Steve Jobs –the King of Disruption — has resigned. There hasn’t been a bigger or better disrupter in this century than the now former Apple CEO. iPhone. Game-changers.
    [Wireless] Mobile Meets Multimedia: Mobile Giving Foundation Expects Increase In Donations & Engagement
    The organization — headquartered in Bellevue, Washington — was founded by veterans of the wireless industry who wanted to harness the immense power of wireless communications to empower non-profit organizations. A year ago this month the world witnessed a massive earthquake shook Haiti, and the citizens of the world, to their core. The extent of the damage following the disaster on January 12, 2010, quickly reached cataclysmic proportions. An estimated three million people were affected by the quake. It is about empowerment. Jim Manis, The Mobile Giving Foundation.
    [Wireless] What Marketers Can Learn From Facebook; Tough Choices About Apple
    Hipcricket also won consecutive annual pioneer awards from CTIA — The Wireless Association. Facebook aims to have 500 million mobile users worldwide, a figure it can only reach if it goes after all mobile subscribers — including feature-phone and smartphone owners. This week the company revealed its plans to launch a new mobile app to bring Facebook to the most popular and mainstream mobile phones around the world.  According to Facebook, the app works on more than 2,500 devices from Nokia, Sony Ericsson, LG and other manufacturers. Jobs has asked for privacy and he deserves it.
    [Wireless] Top 100 Most Innovative and Influential People in the Web 2.0 World
    Wireless & Gadgets. KR Sridhar, Co-Founder & CEO, Bloom Energy Corp. 5) Wireless & Gadgets. 1. Internet Evolution has come up with their first-ever list of the top 100 most innovative and influential people in the Web 2.0 world. In the social networking category, Mark Zuckerberg, the Founder of Facebook , beat out Kevin Rose, the Founder of Digg. In the search category, the heads of Google , Microsoft , and Yahoo! were named, but surprisingly Jason Calacanis of Mahalo was named, as well. Enterprise & Cloud Computing. News/Media. Greentech. Commerce. Search.
  • LOUIS GRAY  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 15, 2012
    [Wireless] Pictures, Or It Didn't Happen on Mobile
    Google+'s Mobile App Delivers Full Bleed Photos and Full Color The move toward photo-centric experiences in social mobile apps is one that reflects a few things - that smartphones are increasingly capable of taking high quality images, but also having improved displays to bring pictures to life, that wireless download speeds can handle the increased demands of a photo-centric experience, unlike the days of WAP and text-only mobile sites, and that users love it when updates from friends come to life. Images from my Path and those from a friend.
    [Wireless] Enterprises Need Mobile Apps Too; Tapping The Next BIG Market
    Sam Chan, Wireless Industry Partnership @wipjam. While the excitement may be about apps aimed at consumers the real opportunity may be in developing specialized apps designed meet the specific needs of large and small enterprises seeking to support their workforce with apps that boost productivity and drive positive business results. It’s a fledgling market poised for explosive growth, and a mobile app mega-trend  highlighted in my new book The Everything Guide To Mobile Apps: A Practical Guide To Affordable Mobile App Development For Your Business (F+W Media Inc.), Made to order.
    [Wireless] The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012
    Splitting time between Ottawa, Canada and Naples, Florida, Lisa is owner of Parlez Wireless as well as a sought-after social media strategist and speaker. A year ago, the #Nifty50 honored 50 remarkable men and women on Twitter. This year, colleague Cheryl Burgess and I changed things up a bit, opening the award to nominations but focusing specifically on outstanding men and women who work for technology companies and are active on social media. These women are executives, thought leaders, bloggers, authors and role models for younger women with an interest in technology. Stacey Acevero.
    [Wireless] The 10 Key Mobile Trends for 2011
    Juniper Research has released its top ten wireless predictions for 2011, let’s step through and take a look at where they think mobile is going in the coming year. 1. Tweet Written by J-P De Clerck , who is an experienced content, conversion and social media consultant. Like Mindjumpers, he is associated with Social Marketing Forum. You can connect with him on Twitter @Conversionation. Mobile marketing is becoming increasingly important. And, according to the TNS Digital Life report, mobile users spend 3.1 hours/week on social networks and 2.2 hours on email. Mobile is part of the mix!
    [Wireless] Sprint’s Phyllis Reuther: How Indoor Navigation Powers Micro-Marketing, Couponing, Healthcare
    So, why is indoor navigation enabled by micro-sensor wireless networks moving up the agenda at Sprint (and elsewhere across the emerging business ecosystem)? Indoor navigation — and services that map and understand our mobility patterns - lay the ground work for a slew of exciting new location services that combine advertising, marketing, couponing and analytics to deliver people offers they truly can’t refuse. What is the role of mobile operators? Where are the growth opportunities? mobile operator Sprint. Micro-location marketing. Population movement.
    [Wireless] Need Mobile Intel? Read The Third Screen
    It serves as a solid primer, going into the history of wireless communications, and explaining why businesses have so little control over mobile stakeholders. From the perspective of an online marketer and a former wireless reporter, this book was impressive. Some books capture the spirit of a marketing zeitgeist just as it begins to happen in full force. Seth Godin ‘s Permission Marketing and Charlene Li & Josh Bernoff ‘s Groundswell were two such books. Basically, anytime a customer interacts with a business it is strictly on their terms.
    [Wireless] 4 SEO Tactics That Damage Your Brand’s Reputation
    Recently, we worked with a company called Eyefi, which makes wireless SD cards, to help boost interest in its brand. Image via From a marketing perspective, you’ve got to feel at least a little sorry for SeaWorld for the utter devastation of its sterling brand. For decades, its parks were a fun, wholesome place to take the kiddos. Then, the movie Blackfish  ruined our collective joy from watching Shamu shows, and SeaWorld has been in PR damage control mode ever since. Managing corporate reputations is tricky in the modern era, as SeaWorld proves.
    [Wireless] Innovate or Stagnate: Nokia’s Mistakes Provide Lessons For Mobile Marketers
    Hipcricket also won consecutive annual pioneer awards from CTIA — The Wireless Association. Whether you are a marketer or a handset manufacturer, you either innovate or fail. Nokia has learned the hard way. In an eye-opening leaked memo from Nokia CEO Stephen Elop , the company acknowledged its missteps while calling for a reinvention. “While competitors poured flames on our market share, what happened at Nokia?” Elop answered this question with an explanation that openly admits what we have suspected all along: Nokia lost the plot. Unbelievable.&#. We had a series of misses.
    [Wireless] A Brand, Twitter and Jobs
    There were individuals willing to help, share, learn, advise, teach, inform, and ultimately build relationships with. I’ve spent my adult life in the wireless technology business and have a passion for communication. Imagine the advantage we can have knowing how to use social media to communicate with peers, customers and employers around the globe, in real time, accessing a wealth of education and experience from the tips of our fingers on any wireless device in the world. have not only embraced social media but I’ve become evangelistic about it. How did I not see this one?
    [Wireless] What Do You Call This Thing?
    We're connected: our mobiles are connected, decent wireless connectivity is becoming more and more pervasive, 3G and 4G networks continue to expand and we're at the point where fast connectivity everywhere is just around the corner (you can practically taste it). wireless connectivity. I'm at a loss for words. Years ago, my business partners and I at Twist Image decided to define the work we do as "Digital Marketing." " The thought was, so long as a brand is leveraging technology to either develop or deploy their marketing (or both), this would be our blank canvass.
    [Wireless] The One Screen World - Take Two
    Imagine when these screens are networked and wirelessly enabled. How many screen are there? You've heard of the three screens? The four screens? The companion screen? The three screens are: television, computer and mobile. The fourth screen became the tablet (it's debatable). The companion screen is whatever other screen is with you while your attention is occupied by another screen (think about watching TV while looking at Facebook on your iPhone ). world where the only screen that matters is the screen that is in front me. There are screens everywhere. It is a reality. Watch this.
    [Wireless] ForumOxford Tomorrow(!); Showcases Mobile Thought Leadership, Apps & Action
    From Tomi (who chairs the event), to Chetan Sharma (best known for wireless data and research that consistently sets the bar), to Ajit Jaokar , long-time author and advisor to the mobile industry, the event brings together professionals and practitioners sincerely interested in asking questions and identifying the trends. Tomi Ahonen, my friend and esteemed colleague, calls ForumOxford THE thought leadership event of the year. And if you check out the stellar line-up of mobile thinkers and doers (after the jump), you will have to agree. No sales pitches here. Register here.
    [Wireless] Digital Mind State CEO Mike Johns: App Developers Must Capitalize, Digitize, Monetize
    Before he started Digital Mind State (whose clients include Flowd , the music lover’s social network) Mike was the driving force behind the brand UrbanWorld Wireless, where he was responsible for planning, business developing, marketing and brokering profitable business relationships with some of the biggest company names in the mobile industry including T-Mobile, Zed, Jamba, Fox Mobile, NBC, Fun Mobility, Nokia, and Microsoft. Mobile apps isn’t the only game in town. ” Look for the youth-focused channel to hit AT&T U-verse, Apple TV and Yahoo Connect TV.
    [Wireless] If Titanic Had Twitter
    But just in terms of the advance of communication, the Marconi wireless that they had on board seems so primitive compared to what we have at our fingertips with smartphones every day now. Today marks 100 years since the R.M.S. Titanic sank in the North Atlantic, taking the lives of over 1,500 souls with her in those icy waters. And over the last year or so, the commercial side of the enterprise has been heating up at an amazing pace. Naturally, the 100th anniversary brings about its own special observance from longtime admirers as well as those who may have just discovered the story.
    [Wireless] Revitalizing Brand Appeal & Value With Mobile
    Hipcricket also won consecutive annual pioneer awards from CTIA — The Wireless Association. This week’s Mobile Insider Summit at Lake Tahoe has given me new insights and loads of material for my blog posts and columns. real highlight was the opportunity to hear how mobile is revolutionizing real estate. It was just a few years ago that the best way to find a new home was also the hardest. You had to drive up and down streets, look for ‘for sale’ signs, write down phone numbers and call later from a landline. Clearly, because there is this new home buyer.”. No argument here.
    [Wireless] YouTube expands its movie rental service to Canada
    Related Posts:Free unlimited wireless Internet served to all McDonalds customers across CanadaNew online registry helps parents of missing children in CanadaG20 Young Entrepreneur. Canadian movie and YouTube lovers can now officially rejoice. A few days ago, the giant video-sharing service announced that over a 1,000 films from major Hollywood studios are now available for rent in Canada. News YouTube
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