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    [Wireless] THE Future of Mobile; Authorities Weigh In On Mobile Megatrends
    SOLUTIONS FOR A NEW AGE OF WIRELESS MOBILE BACKHAUL –BY MONICA PAOLINI. While reading the collections of mobile 2012 predictions is a great way to gain perspective, I miss deep analysis of these trends that allows us to plan and prepare for the developments likely to impact models and strategies far beyond 2012. Understanding this gap — and the need to collaborate with many mobile authorities , rather than leave such a work to a single writer — GigaOM PRO has published a new report that provides us a valuable roadmap to navigate mobile for the months (and years!) ahead. ” Why?
    [Wireless] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #117
    Kindle , with the wireless turned off, isn't safe; a gigantic dictionary that weighs ten times as much, is. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? "The Godfather of startup accelerators, Paul Graham , explains why it's so hard to pick winners in the venture capital world. One of the best, and frankly obvious-in-hindsight, pieces I've read on what it is that creates truly great startups that change the world." " (Alistair for Hugh). Teaching the F.A.A. " (Alistair for Mitch). Brilliant.
    [Wireless] Personalization Across Mobile, TV & Internet; Why Recommendations Must Be Social
    Additionally, traditional wireless carriers AT&T and Verizon are leveraging their “triple-play” bundles to deliver video content across screens and devices. The meteoric rise in the number of connected devices and the advance of hardware and software products by providers including Google and Apple to leverage the three screens – mobile, TV and Internet— has whet consumers’ appetites for new and connected experiences that deliver us content across time, place and platforms. Center stage. The last months have seen a slew of apps from companies across the ecosystem.
    [Wireless] Waiting for
    And then I jumped with an old boss (Hi, Dave Johnson!) to join a wireless company. When I worked for a wireless telecommunications company, I started a conference with Christopher S. When I was at the phone company, I interviewed and got the job at the wireless place. When I left the wireless place, I had a role with Jeff Pulver. You’re waiting for what? It’s amazing how much of our energy is NOT spent by waiting for someone else to do something, waiting for something to happen, waiting for someone to start something. Really. Without Waiting. And so on.
    [Wireless] SXSW Highlights: Why Social Discovery Mixed With Geo-Location Gets Marketers Lost
    Hipcricket also won consecutive annual pioneer awards from CTIA — The Wireless Association. Evolution, not revolution. That is what I witnessed first-hand as I walked around South By Southwest (SXSW) , the festival and conference hailed as a breeding ground for new ideas and creative technologies. In 2010, the Next Big Thing was location-based social networking , a mobile-megatrend CNN reminds us was led by the likes of Foursquare and Gowalla. Last year it was all about group messaging services such as GroupMe or Beluga. But what about the business value, let alone the results? Amen. ….
    [Wireless] 58 GEO/Location-based panels submitted for SXSW 2011 on check-ins, foursquare, augmented reality and more to vote for.
    Mobile / Wireless Facebook, google, Location-based services. How are wireless carriers and handset manufacturers involved? Mobile / Wireless applications, mobile, sms. Mobile / Wireless barcode, mobile, tech. Mobile / Wireless digital goods, mobile, payment platform. Mobile / Wireless applications, mobile, Strategy. Mobile / Wireless Location-based services, mobile, monitization. SXSW Interactive in the past has been known as THE conference to launch new startups and have conversations about what will be the next big thing. Sam Altman , Loopt.
    [Wireless] Free Twitter Automation Tools Roundup
    Four Reasons to Watch for Power Line Communications Several factors suggest the best option for networking homes may lie in wiring — not wireless. GigaOM Research Events Home Apple Cleantech Cloud Collaboration Mobile Video Collaboration Free Twitter Automation Tools Roundup By Doriano "Paisano" Carta Feb. 1, 2010, 11:00am PDT 12 Comments Tweet There are several tools available that can schedule tweets to post at a specific time on Twitter; they can be handy for a number of reasons. Here are some of the better free Twitter automation tools that I’ve seen. Will try them all.
    [Wireless] Tracking Apps to Monitor Your Child Activities
    Consulting the wireless service provider regarding all the phone tracking plans. It can be difficult for the parents to track all the activities of their child online due to less time or professional obligations. Every parent is worried about their child as their security is the biggest concern whether offline or online. There are many child phone tracking apps available for both the Android and iOS platforms that can help track the child activities on the web. The apps allow the parents to track their children using GPS and there are many other features available as well. Life360.
    [Wireless] Doing the Work is Sexy
    When I moved to my wireless telecom roles, I owned every one of them. Dorothy Parker said, “I hate writing. like having written.” ” I know many people who are like that about their business, their trade. know many more people who love to fantasize about what life will be like when they make it, but they like to skip over the part with the hard work, or they give it a sentence or two. Here’s a hint: the work part is what brings the money part. That didn’t happen because someone was looking around to find the right kind of person to do this interview.
    [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] The ChromeOS CR-48 Experience: Fast, Promising, Early
    Included with the CR-48 notebook is embedded 3G wireless from Verizon, which makes the device very appealing for mobile computing. While the tech elite gained notifications early in the month that their Google ChromeOS-powered CR-48 notebooks were on their way, and thousands of others flocked to submit their names to become one of the lucky chosen 60,000 few to get access to what could be the first version of the next big operating system, my e-mail box remained empty. The major hypothesis of the ChromeOS plan is that the future is the Web. Web sites, Web services and Web applications.
    [Wireless] B2B Marketers Have Little Social Media Engagement
    Home » B2B Marketers Have Little Social Media Engagement B2B Marketers Have Little Social Media Engagement Almost 60% of B2B marketers have little or no engagement in social media, according to a recent study by digital marketing firm White Horse. B2B Marketers Less Engaged than B2C The results of “B2B Marketing Goes Social&# indicate that while some B2B marketers’ social media engagement statistics are similar to those of B2C marketers, overall B2B marketers are less engaged in social media than their B2C counterparts. All rights reserved.
  • VIPER CHILL  |  MONDAY, MARCH 22, 2010
    [Wireless] The Most Important Blog Post You'll Probably Never Read
    He told me this whilst using his next-door neighbours Internet (they had wireless and hadn’t put a password on it). Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!" You are here: ViperChill » Social Media » The Most Important Blog Post You’ll Probably Never Read The Most Important Blog Post You’ll Probably Never Read Written by Glen, this post has 148 Comments This blog post is quite long so you probably shouldn’t read it. To the 50% of visitors who are still with me, I’ll say now that less than 1% of you will get to the end so you may as well leave now.
    [Wireless] Primer on Windows 7 Speech Recognition
    The best type of microphone or headset to purchase is one that directly connects to your computer via USB port(s) as wireless headsets can sometimes be interfered with random signals and loss of connectivity. The speech recognition software provided by Windows 7 has proven to be a resourceful tool for those who lead busy and hectic lives. This software allows you to ultimately control your computer simply by using voice commands. Setting up Windows 7 Speech Recognition. Set up a Microphone. Press the Start button and locate the Control Panel tab. Images: How To Geek , Maximum PC.
    [Wireless] Where are my peanuts?
    This idea is resonating more and more nowadays, especially with the current price wars of wireless phone carriers. I’ve been reading “Eating the Big Fish: How Challenger Brands Can Compete Against Brand Leaders&# by Adam Morgan, and as any AdWeek publication, it is a wonderful and captivating read filled with a lot of actionable insights. Today I wanted to point out the important trend that consumers expect that every service category has more and more in common. – Consumers were ok with this idea and generally accepted it. Those things are now possible. Sprint.
    [Wireless] Techlearning > > 21st Century Skills: Will Our Students Be Prepared? > October 15, 2003
    Mobile & Wireless. SchoolCIO | K-12 Blueprint | 21st Century Connections | Model Intelligent Classroom | Digital Learning Environments. Search TechLearning with. Databases -->. Articles. Grants. Reviews. Web Picks. Requires Flash Player 9 Version Test Download Flash. Technology & Learning. Educators eZine. Digital Media in the Classroom. School CIO. Subscribe. Latest eBook. More eBooks. 1:1 Computing Guidebook. Digital Media in the Classroom. Useful Tools. Weekly News. Daily Tips. Contests. Copyright Guide. Grants Database. Funding Tips. Free Newsletter. RSS Feed. T&L Events.
    [Wireless] Why to Reconsider SXSW: A Smarter Guide
    This year, we’re putting the cradlepoint router to the test, courtesy of Verizon Wireless. You’ve heard the complaints. They aren’t going to SXSW anymore. The event has become too big, too loud, and too corporate. And the lines? Forget about it. As I write this on the airplane ride down to my 4th tour of SXSW duty, I’m thinking hard about why I’m going in the first place. Is it worth being away from my wife and children? What about the disruptive business week that’s unavoidable? That said, I move forward into the night. It’s too crowded.”
    [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: 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: 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] Sponsored Post – Think Like an Enterprise
    When I was working for a wireless telecom company back in the day, one of my projects was disaster recovery compliance. The following is a post sponsored by Cloud Powered Work. What that means is that they paid me to talk about something they want me to talk about. What that doesn’t mean is that they influence my words AT ALL. These are my thoughts on something I think is useful to you. In a very short amount of time, I learned a lot about what we would never ever think about: what happens when something breaks. It got really interesting really quickly. Happened twice.) Promotion
    [Wireless] Should Marketers Look Into The Past?
    Changes in technology affect the way your potential customers utilize the internet, as seen in the whole wireless device/smartphone explosion. Internet marketing is a rapidly changing scene. It is dangerous to rely on advice from even a few years ago because the changes in SEO reflect the changes in search engine algorithms. Because this field rides on the crest of what’s happening NOW, marketers tend to rely on current information and ignore what’s old news. There’s One Past You Need To Pay Attention To. Neil Patel did just that and shares it on his blog, Quick Sprout.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, JULY 30, 2012
    [Wireless] 10 Fresh Tips for Finding Time to Blog
    No wireless connection at your local lunch getaway? This guest post is by Brian Milne of The Corporate Mentality. School. Friends. Family … and kids. We’ve all got a lot going on in our lives, and I haven’t even mentioned our online worlds yet. Twitter. Facebook. Google Plus. LinkedIn … and Pinterest. The list is always growing, and as our offline lives get busier and online worlds more cluttered, our blogs are getting more and more neglected. And, in the end, isn’t that what it’s all about? Generating exposure, traffic, leads and potential customers or partners? Get up early. to 3 a.m.
    [Wireless] IMPACT: Sesame Street Shows The Way to Mobile Marketing Engagement; Opt-In Builds Loyalty
    Hipcricket also won consecutive annual pioneer awards from CTIA — The Wireless Association. All these years later and we’re still learning from Sesame Street. The media property that has won more Emmy Awards than any other turned 41 last week. But there’s nothing outmoded about its approach to mobile. To the contrary, the non-profit educational organization that helped many of us learn the basics continues to play a meaningful role in the lives of children – and their parents – worldwide.  Sesame Street lessons are delivered via mobile in 140 countries. What stood out?
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  MONDAY, MAY 26, 2014
    [Wireless] CTRL ALT Delete - Weekly Technology And Digital Media Review - CHOM FM #31
    Will we see the day: wireless charging. wireless charging. Every Monday morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7 FM radio broadcasting out of Montreal (home base). It''s not a long segment - about 5 to 10 minutes every week - about everything that is happening in the world of technology and digital media. morning show. The segment is called, CTRL ALT Delete with Mitch Joel. This week we discussed: Heather B needs some Birthday Beats. the end of wires. Charge your smartphone without plugging it in. What is this doing to our brains? The evidence is not conclusive.
  • CHRIS BROGAN  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2011
    [Wireless] Lessons
    When I first started at my wireless telecom job, I remember that a lot of people were talking about a “NOC.&# I had no idea what it was. Someone walked me down to the room known as the “Network Operations Center,&# where a bunch of people monitored our wireless network. One thing I know: we never learn something until we’re ready to learn it. learn slower than others, believe it or not. think the reason that it takes me a while to learn is that I learned at an early age to question the status quo and to question authority. Moments later: crash. That was me.
    [Wireless] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #50
    Check this out: ' NPR has been experimenting with radio-quality live broadcasts on mobile devices and wireless connections. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? "I'm headed to Sebastopol next weekend for a tech event, and apparently they play this game all night long. In fact, we play Werewolf at Bitnorth too. It's the perfect game - poker-meets-debating-meets-logic-puzzle. This article explains the strange game of Werewolf, and tries to understand its even stranger appeal to the technoscenti."
    [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] Extend your influence by extending trust: a social story
    Thank you to Verizon Wireless for helping make video vignettes of Social Story available. { 7 comments } PRBristolblog September 1, 2010 at 1:39 pm Good old fashioned customer service will drive word of mouth and build trust. Home About Book Trey to Speak Let’s Connect #smBBQ Subscribe trey pennington connections, content, conversations: commerce™ Extend your influence by extending trust: a social story by trey on August 31, 2010 A stranger walks into your store and tells you about his problem. “If they work,&# you say, “just come back and pay for them. Typical?
    [Wireless] Why SEO is Easier than Social Media Marketing
    Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Opinion , Search Engine Optimization , Social Media > Why SEO is Easier than Social Media Marketing Why SEO is Easier than Social Media Marketing by Tamar Weinberg on December 15, 2009 Share There are a fair number of excellent search engine optimization experts (SEOs) in the wild, but there are countless social media marketing experts, many of whom are self-proclaimed gurus in their field. Despite this, social media marketing is much more difficult than search engine optimization.
    [Wireless] Benefits of the New Mobile Enterprise
    Making that commitment to one phone service, instead of several wireless subscriptions, cuts on the mounting costs of operation. The new mobile enterprise seeks to solve many problems. As the young lady in the popular AT&T commercial tries so hard to explain, less is more when it comes to mobile technology. Bringing together a number of workers on a few mobile devices is the most effective way to stay ahead of the game. It is clear from the following benefits that there is a lot to like about the new mobile enterprise, and how it is changing the world of business every day.
    [Wireless] Verizon Test Drivers Insure Call Quality
    As one of our nations’ top networks, Verizon wireless takes a lot of pride in their network testing team. Can you hear me now? We should all give thanks to the network testers at Verizon that go the extra mile (literally) to make sure that every call meets your expectations, and that every spoken word comes through crystal clear. They recruit talented men and women to navigate nearly 1 million miles of the most frequently traveled roadways of America. These employees aren’t just on a leisurely road trip though. Over 3.5
    [Wireless] Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge Have Arrived
    MST wirelessly transmits the same information stored on your credit card’s magnetic stripe to a store’s pay terminal with a simple tap of your phone. They also have built-in support for both the WPC and PMA wireless charging standards. AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint and Verizon Wireless will offer both phones, while smaller regional carriers like Boost Mobile and MetroPCS will carry the Galaxy S6. Samsung finally revealed their new smartphones, the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge, at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Image from Samsung. This isn’t just for looks. Camera.
    [Wireless] Mobile Commerce Moves Up To Marketing Mega-Trend
    Hipcricket also won consecutive annual pioneer awards from CTIA — The Wireless Association. It was the brands that told us with their increased marketing spends that 2010 was The Year of Mobile. Now consumers are the ones showing us through their actions — reaching for their mobile phones at every step of the consumer journey, from researching products to making purchases — that this is the Year of Mobile Commerce. retailers. All of the data is aggregated and anonymous. Predictably, we are willing to spend more when shopping on the Internet. Online sales in the U.S percent).
    [Wireless] SXSW Highlights: Why Social Discovery Mixed With Geo-Location Gets Marketers Lost
    Hipcricket also won consecutive annual pioneer awards from CTIA — The Wireless Association. Evolution, not revolution. That is what I witnessed first-hand as I walked around South By Southwest (SXSW) , the festival and conference hailed as a breeding ground for new ideas and creative technologies. In 2010, the Next Big Thing was location-based social networking , a mobile-megatrend CNN reminds us was led by the likes of Foursquare and Gowalla. Last year it was all about group messaging services such as GroupMe or Beluga. But what about the business value, let alone the results? Amen. ….
    [Wireless] Now People Can Join Your Facebook Fan/Business Page via SMS/Text.
    Or at your next speaking engagement – wouldn’t it be fun to ask your audience to all take out their cell phones and send one text to instantly “Like&# your page!? (By the way, standard text messaging rates apply per your wireless agreement, but there are no additional charges imposed by Facebook.) Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials Now People Can Join Your Facebook Fan/Business Page via SMS/Text Message Just found out about a neat new way to get more “Likers&# to your Facebook Page, via text message!
    [Wireless] 3 Ways Apple’s Free Configurator App is Silently Changing the Business Landscape
    But IT administrators can now clamp down on approved printers and Apple TVs, making it safe for companies to use wireless protocols like AirPrint and AirPlay. Third-party MDM solutions take the spotlight in BYOD environments, since you can administer profiles and deploy content wirelessly. When iOS 7 was released near the end of 2013, the media was been abuzz with updates on the new business features, including per app VPN, expanded Mobile Device Management (MDM) potential and third-party app security. What’s New with Configurator? Practical Business Usage.
    [Wireless] SpaceX founder files with government to provide Internet service from space
    And a previous effort by a firm called LightSquared to use satellites to provide wireless service fell apart three years ago, despite initial backing from the FCC. In the mid-1990s, Teledesic, a company funded by Gates, legendary wireless executive Craig McCaw and a Saudi prince, tried to employ a similar plan to use low-Earth-orbiting satellites to provide Internet access. The plan calls for launching a constellation of 4,000 small and cheap satellites that would beam high-speed Internet signals to all parts of the globe, including its most remote regions. FCC to support.”.
    [Wireless] Top 143 Location Articles from 2010
    It’s that time of the year again. Time to take a look back at the year that defined mobile marketing and location-based apps. You could almost call 2010 the year of the check-in or the year that checkins went mainstream. Regardless the 2009 technology predictions were true. 2010 was all about location, location, location. Here’s a look back a the top 143 location articles from 2010. Apple Apple Launches its Own Check-in Service Brightkite Social Network Brightkite Axes Check-Ins to Focus on Group Texting Helping solve check-in fatigue, Check.In updates adds @TriOut and @Whrrl.
    [Wireless] I See You
    Sonos This is an interesting story. A few months ago, my sister-in-law and her husband gave us a Sonos (a wireless multi-room music system) as a house warming gift. Citizen Marketer 2.1 Useful information on how to add "social" into your marketing mix with measurable results. Oh yeah, Ill also talk about new things Im learning too. promise it will be worth your while. The bigger question one might ask is, where the hell is this post going? Okay, Im getting to that part. For those not yet familiar with Jaffe-nese, A.D.I.A. Needless to say, I was ecstatic. The solution? Well done. It he.
    [Wireless] Day 28: People of color impacting the social web – Navarrow Wright #28DaysofDiversity
    The way I believe to best use technology to achieve this is by utilizing the technology medium that is most prevalent among African Americans, wireless devices. As we all know, February is Black History Month. It’s a month where we honor those who have made an impact on American culture for equal rights, those who have invented, those who have a helped others and those who have inspired everyone to be the best they can be, not only as a person of color but as a human. Each post will include a picture, bio, two links from the selected person and this paragraph. and BlackPlanet.
    [Wireless] ITunes Allows Radiologists To Save, Sort And Search Personal Learning Files
    Security at Your Fingertips. A new pocket device reads fingerprints and validates them by wireless access to a computer. Science News. Share Blog Cite. Print Email Bookmark. ITunes Allows Radiologists To Save, Sort And Search Personal Learning Files. See also: Health & Medicine. Childrens Health. Todays Healthcare. Medical Imaging. Computers & Math. Encryption. Hacking. Internet. Reference. Computer virus. Parallelogram. Malware. Computer security. "For radiologists, these electronic papers provide richer information (e.g. Use one of the following formats: APA. Feedback.
    [Wireless] The Lipstick Index: 5 Ways Recession Is Changing Our Lives
    New Millennium Research Council study suggests  39% of the Americans cellphone subscribers are likely to cut back on wireless service if the recession deepens over the next six months. Coping with the global recession has become more of lifestyle adjustment. TrendsSpotting adds to the Lipstick Index and reports five ways recession is changing our daily lives: Latest fad in parenting “potty training&#. We are willing to dump our cellphone contracts & pare back on “extras&# such as texting and mobile web access. At the same time IBISWorld points out healthy 20.1% search
    [Wireless] Mobile Search App Goby Finds Fun Stuff Nearby; Acquired By TeleNav
    The concept certainly sold TeleNav, a leading provider of location-based services (LBS) to consumers, enterprise, wireless service providers and automotive companies with more than 24 million paying subscribers as of June 30, 2011. Today we kick off a new series of mobile search app reviews and road tests with Goby, a mobile search app that helps people find fun things to do nearby. While Google may have sewn up the market when it comes to general or horizontal Internet search, the race to dominate the mobile and alternative search space is far from run. Goby: At-a-glance.
    [Wireless] Find—and Use—Your Blogging Freedom
    Many businesses now offer free wireless internet. This guest post is by Jon Rhodes of Affiliate Marketing Tips. Isn’t the idea of being a full-time blogger great?! You control your own time, and answer to nobody. You don’t have to ask someone for permission if you want to take some time off, or go and pursue a new idea you’ve had. There are many perks to being a full-time blogger. However you must make sure that you are actually enjoying these perks. The problems. Otherwise, what’s the point? The solutions. It’s good for you and your blog. Take a break.
    [Wireless] Some Cheez-its, A Mountain Dew, A Snickers Bar. And A Kindle
    At the SC Business Fair 2014, which took place last month in Japan, Toshiba previewed a digital signage system called, Smartphone-linked Signage , that uses Bluetooth low energy wireless technology to link digital signs with smartphones. It sounds like the set-up to a bad joke, but this is no laughing matter. As Amazon continues to grow, expand and diversify itself as one of the largest retailers and technology service providers in the world, attention is always paid when the virtual store does something physical. It''s not what you think. There could be something more going on here.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  FRIDAY, JULY 18, 2014
    [Wireless] The End Of The Dial Tone
    According to the Chicago Tribune article , "In the Midwest, the number of wireless-only homes increased more than 4 percentage points to 43.7 Things change quicker than most of us realize. If you speak to marketers about how they are doing in relation to consumers and their mobile usage, it will be a disappointing conversation. If you speak to consumers about how brands are doing in terms of truly connecting with them at the mobile level, it will be a disappointing conversation as well. It''s a long, hard slog for most brands. The true omnichannel. They are already omnichannel.
    [Wireless] ‘Curation,’ and journalists as curators
    By Mindy McAdams HOME BLOG ABOUT Teaching Online Journalism You will see something cool here if you upgrade your Flash player. Notes from the classroom and observations about today's practice of journalism online « What we now know about blogs Keep them coming back (how?) But when Jeff Jarvis talks about “curation&# — which he has been doing for quite a while now — he means the activities of sorting, choosing, and display, which museum curators perform based on their extensive knowledge of the subject area of an exhibit. Then consider the job of the museum curator.
    [Wireless] Designing Choreographies for the New Economy of Attention
    Alternatively, advocates for the advancing media have celebrated the educational, even liberatory, possibilities of game-based strategies for student learning, laptops and wireless networks that provide universal access to information, and social networking environments that provide students (and faculty) with ubiquitous access to the network and to one another. Laptops and wireless devices are increasingly present in academic settings. college classrooms were wireless [ CCS 2007 ]. Is it possible to pay attention when sending a text message or surfing the web? 2008 ].
    [Wireless] Getting Social in Making the Right Nanny Call
    Many families choose to use a nanny cam, like the Atlas ATL2jNAN1CM Wireless Nanny Cam , for reassurance when the nanny and kids are at home. Finding a nanny for your precious children can be a tough task. Where do you look, how deep do you delve and how much do you trust once you find the right one? How much of a part should social media play in the search and even in the day to day goings-on of childcare? Here are a few tips in searching out the perfect nanny and what to do once you find her…. Finding the right nanny. You can find references and other reassuring information.
    [Wireless] Burn it All Down
    while back, I did some disaster recovery planning for my wireless telecom company. What would happen if your business burned down? What would happen if the project you’re working the most on right now went away? What would come next if you lost whatever was central to your business right now? Mostly, the work was a monotonous journey to local “single points of failure,&# which was useful, but not nearly as fun as I thought it would be (there were approximately zero simulations of armageddon or zombie attack). Lose the box, lose it all. What About You?
    [Wireless] How Did The Color Of A Dress Become A Bigger Story Than Net Neutrality?
    The new rules prohibit broadband providers from blocking or slowing down traffic on wired and wireless networks. Every Monday morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7 FM radio broadcasting out of Montreal (home base). It''s not a long segment - about 5 to 10 minutes every week - about everything that is happening in the world of technology and digital media. morning show. The segment is called, CTRL ALT Delete with Mitch Joel. This week we discussed: Live Long And Prosper, everyone. The Internet went insane last week. What color was that dress? Blue and black? chom fm.
    [Wireless] Mobile Paid Games – still an Early Stage Market: US Online Survey
    A recent online survey conducted in behalf of PopCap Games by Information Solutions Group among more than 1,100 AT&T wireless customers (ages 18+), reveals the growing popularity of mobile gaming. Still, looking at the figures – paid games on mobile seem as an early stage market: 1. Most mobile gamers (76%) said they had played free games that came pre-installed on their phone, and a third indicated they had downloaded one or more free games to their phone. Only 24% of mobile gamers had ever paid for a game. 2. believe that for those the market potential can be much more promising.
  • PROBLOGGER  |  MONDAY, JULY 25, 2011
    [Wireless] Six Things I Learned in My First Six Months as a Problogger
    Sure, they can afford wifi at home, but they still jump over to the free wireless often! This is a Guest Post by John Saddington of TentBlogger. Like many professional bloggers, my journey started years ago, as I dabbled in blogging for myself and for my friends. I’m not exactly sure when it happened, but it did—the date doesn’t matter much here. And, to be completely honest, I had really no idea of what I was doing at the time. Nearly a decade later, I jumped into the deep end, going pro as a full time blogger. Count your pennies. Practical application. Go free or go home.
    [Wireless] 10 Ways Twitter Can Make Money
    Capture Revenue from Wireless Carriers. The wireless carriers (Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, etc.) The below is primarily composed from my social media column on Search Engine Watch from earlier this year, but it is still one of the top question I get everyday.  Hence, I thought it an appropriate post for today – also the response to the book launch of Socialnomics has been overwhelming (in a good way!) so I’ve been responding to all the positive feedback (thanks to all). How can Twitter make money? That’s the billion-dollar question. Google Analytics). 5.
    [Wireless] FCC approves net neutrality rules
    And in an unprecedented move, the FCC could apply the rules to wireless carriers such as T-Mobile and Sprint — a nod to the rapid rise of smartphones and the mobile Internet. The Washington Post reported today that The Federal Communications Commission approved strict new rules for Internet providers Thursday in a historic vote that represents the government’s most aggressive attempt to make sure the Web remains a level playing field. They were adopted by a 3-to-2 margin with only the commission’s Republican members voting against them. Thumbnail from
    [Wireless] The Truth About the iPad | Blogging and Content Creation | Social.
    know you have to pay for WiFi on the iPad, but what if you have wireless at your home? have wireless at home, which I connect the iPad to most of the time, since I work from home. The keyboard (dock or wireless) eliminates the text input problem, although it would be a bit clunky on a plane. bigger limitation, in my opinion, is the inability to connect a mouse (USB or wireless). The keyboard (dock or wireless) eliminates the text input problem, although it would be a bit clunky on a plane. sure am. Less than seductive technology. Swipe. Swipe. Swipe. inches.
    [Wireless] How To Create A Know-It-All Company - - Business Technology Leadership
    Wireless WANs and LANs. ); ); ); } document.write( ); if (document.getElementById(dclk1231)) { document.getElementById(dclk1231).src src = [link]. }. White Papers |. Blogs |. Video |. Webcasts |. Podcasts |. Events |. Solution Centers |. Newsletters |. RSS Feeds. How-To. Advice & Opinion. Research & Analysis. Careers. Topics. Infrastructure Applications Development Architecture. Personal IT Organization Enterprise Partner/Vendor. « Virtualization. VMware, MS Battle Over Virtualization Management. TECHNOLOGY. Infrastructure. Network. Network Monitoring. Internet. Security. Virus.
    [Wireless] Mobile Marketing Goes To The Dogs
    Both the Mobile Marketing Association and CTIA Wireless Association have developed Best Practices Guidelines to address mobile advertising.  This seems to be the week to share thoughts of some of my smart friends with you. Perhaps we should begin a new series on Diva Marketing. Sharing The Thoughts of Smart Friends. My pal Jon Lee Andersen is an attorney in Atlanta. But Jon is no boring lawyer. he is one cool divo whose practice focuses on the marketing and advertising industries. Quarterly Jon writes a newsletter on marketing topics incorporating the point of view of the law.
    [Wireless] Life With Android, 1 Year Later
    Wireless Android Apple Google HTC Evo iPhone Samsung Epic TouchA little over a year ago I turned off my iPhone 3 and fired up a new HTC Evo Android handset, the initial experience I wrote about  here. recently upgraded my handset from the Evo to the just released Samsung Epic Touch and wanted to share some thoughts about Android after having lived with it for a full year. As you might surmise given that I just upgraded my handset, I’m pretty happy with Android but first let’s get some of the negative comments out of the way. category, keyword, rating, free/paid, etc.).
    [Wireless] Being Lightweight: Tools We Use | Common Craft - Explanations In Plain English
    Home Network - We have all our computers, printers and music system hooked together wirelessly. The Common Craft Store. Our Client Productions. The Common Craft Show. our work. about us. contact. Home » Blog. Search Common Craft: Being Lightweight: Tools We Use. By leelefever on June 10, 2008 - 9:20am. Categories: beingsmall. business. cooltools. lesson. lightweight. ourwork. Comments: 17. This is the second in a series of posts about being lightweight. Our first was focused on working with clients and this installment is all about tools we use. If so, we look for alternatives. peace.
    [Wireless] Hindu Story on Mobile Marketing in India | Gauravonomics Blog For.
    Mobile entertainment companies now provide infotainment in the form of contests and interactivity, music to mobile consumers, helping clients create wireless campaigns, including mobile contests, and voting and promotional applications. Follow the blog on RSS , Twitter or Facebook and youll never miss a post again! I was recently quoted in a Hindu story on mobile marketing in India. said that mobile marketing is small in India, with most marketers allocating less than 3-5% of the marketing budget to digital and less than 1% to mobile. For more, read my bio. Lets talk. Unported License.
    [Wireless] 2010 Internal Year In Review (Month by Month)
    and Sonos sent me a wireless iPod dock. With almost 400 posts in the year, you no doubt missed some, and January probably seems like ancient history. That's why at the end of each year, I try to summarize the 12 months that just went by on the blog to see if we all can remember the big news and opinion that passed through this place. Interspersed with the day by day updates, the product launches and feature enhancements, I did manage to expand the family and the house and get more embedded in Web startup land with a new role. Maybe I blogged about all these changes and maybe I didn't.
    [Wireless] Managing Web Projects
    First, before anything else, to use these methods to manage web projects, you have to have a decent team in place that’s very communicative. I’m lucky to have hired Liz Stewart to run my projects for me, as we worked together back in the wireless telecom days. The Human Business Works team is spread out across several locations. This means that we rely on a lot of online tools to help us manage our workshifting as well as a few new methods for managing projects. thought I’d write out the methods (and some of the tools) I’m using to manage projects. Simplicity.
  • CHRIS BROGAN  |  MONDAY, MAY 2, 2011
    [Wireless] Sponsored Post – My Big Break
    He hired me away from my wireless telcom role based on what he saw in me from the PodCamp event that I cofounded with Christopher S. The following post is a Sponsored post for American Express OPEN, as part of their Big Break for Small Business program. There’s a contest involved. Swing by Visit to see the deal. NOTE: The thoughts and opinions of this post are mine and are in no way vetted or edited by any other entity. My Big Break. When people see success, they don’t often think about all the curves in the road that bring one to that place. Giving Back.
    [Wireless] Ignore Foursquare at Your Peril - An Analysis of Potential.
    Now, I’m not suggesting Foursquare will ever approach Twitter’s level of ubiquity, much less Facebook’s. Because Foursquare makes very little sense unless you’re in a physical location like a store, restaurant, etc. It has natural constraints on where and when you would use it to create content – just as Yelp does. But, if you are a business with a physical location (or you have clients that fit that bill) you need to pay attention to how Foursquare and geo-location can help you – and it can. chose geo-location apps as the topic for my session. link].
    [Wireless] Sonos ZonePlayer S5
    With the S5, you can control it all wirelessly from your iPhone. (As I’m not an iPhone guy, I control mine from the Zone Controller or from my desktop app. The folks at Sonos (affiliate link) were kind enough to send me their new Sonos ZonePlayer S5 to check out. I had their older system from a few years ago, but had only unboxed it a few weeks back. Thomas Meyer, my friend over there, said that he couldn’t have me bragging on a two year old system when they’d gone and made all kinds of updates over the last few years. So, he let me see the new one.
    [Wireless] Is Starbucks the Most Dangerous Competitor to Facebook? | E.
    What impact could Starbucks’ brand of wireless connectivity have on consumer behavior? Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search Is Starbucks the Most Dangerous Competitor to Facebook? Why would Starbucks need their own digital network? Plenty. games that typically require monthly fees. What’s Next (Potentially)? Where would Yahoo!
    [Wireless] 5 Lessons From a Successful Influencer Marketing Program
    But I’ve ordered a nifty wireless charging pad for the phone, and I don’t know a phone on the market that doesn’t suffer on the battery front in the hands of a power user. A few weeks ago, I got a tweet out of the blue. It was an online friend, Jason Harris , I’d known through a few other people. He works with Nokia in the US. His tweet was short and to the point. Did I want to come hang out in Boston with him and a few other folks to have a few experiences, take some pictures with a Nokia Lumia phone, and give them some input? What the heck, right? Small circles, big impact. hundred?
  • TAYLOR MAREK  |  MONDAY, JULY 30, 2007
    [Wireless] #43 Sponsored by GoDaddy: Planning for Retirement, Copyright vs. Trademark, and New Wireless Market
    Technology deals the new wireless market that Google is thinking of buying and that much debate is being waged on over rules. Technology deals the new wireless market that Google is thinking of buying and that much debate is being waged on over rules. Business Finances General News Podcasts Technology copyright GoDaddy Google market Plans retirement trademark wirelessThis episode has been sponsored by GoDaddy. Get your piece of the Internet today and save 10% on your next order by using code POD11. link]. My Show is the First IPhone Compatible Podcast! link]. link].
    [Wireless] Can I get that wirelessly?
    General News Podcasting Technology IPhone wirelessIf you are meaning podcasts, then yes. Apple is planning on taking that idea and putting it on the IPhone in the near future. Want to read the full article? link]. I am looking forward to the new possibilities this can bring to the table. What are your thoughts on this?
    [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. While we are on the subject of laptops, I might as well let you know about the first laptop I got. You are able to choose the color on your laptop, and I picked the midnight blue. When it first came, I unpacked it and started it up. It ran Windows Vista Home Edition. Both games performed very well. It ran on 2GB memory with a 120GB hard drive.
    [Wireless] How Will Wireless Auction 97 Affect Marketing?
    This auction is for licenses being used for fixed or mobile wireless services. Whenever you are using your mobile device, you are using some part of that wireless “highway” and are affected by the traffic on it. We’ve seen that mobile use is growing exponentially, and of course the wireless providers are all about getting as much out of their service as possible by offering lots of ways to use it. They cover the country, they will be used for wireless services, and the companies bidding on the licenses aren’t done bidding yet.
  • SOCIAL WAYNE  |  MONDAY, JULY 14, 2014
    [Wireless] Verizon Connects ESSENCE To the World with Lance Gross and Regina Hall – #VZWEssenceFest
    During ESSENCE Festival, I had a chance to meet various Verizon Wireless PR and HR executives such as Alan Gardner, Kim Collins and Krista Bourne. Verizon Wireless is a sponsor of ESSENCE Festival and held a “Packer’s Power Players” Panel with Terrence J, Morris Chestnut, Will Packer and Lance Gross. — Morris Chestnut (@Morris_Chestnut) July 2, 2014. I had a great time talking with and meeting actress Regina Hall , actor Lance Gross and Verizon Wireless executive Krista Bourne during the ?#?VZWESSENCEFEST? VZWEssenceFest
    [Wireless] NEW App Guide Brings Together Experts To Help You Make, Market & Monetize Mobile Apps
    With mobile app downloads pegged to reach a whopping 81 billion by end-2013 according to eMarketer, the pressure is on companies to tackle the business and technology challenges of making and marketing a winning app. To help organizations and developers succeed in this new App Economy I have joined with Jennifer Shambroom, top-producing marketing executive, to produce The Everything Guide To Mobile Apps: A practical guide to affordable mobile app development for your business (F+W Media Inc.). The popular 285-page guide, is NOW available as an ebook through the Amazon online book stores.
    [Wireless] Are You Textually Active?
    Infographic by Scratch Wireless. Portfolio
    [Wireless] NEW: Mobile App Loyalty & CRM Report
    Featured Mobile Apps Mobile Enterprise app store BT Financial Group Business FunMobility GigaOM Research Mobile Computing Twilio Wireless Data Just in time for the holidays: a summary of my new Gigaom Research report, Managing The Complete Customer Experience: Encouraging Engagement With Mobile And Apps, and a special offer to collaborate with Gigaom Research, which I am extending to the MobileGroove community in Europe. Over half (57 percent) of CIOs say that mobile devices and apps are either a high priority or essential to their strategic agenda. Mobile apps engage customers.
    [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] Chetan Sharma Mobile Breakfast Series Comes To London Friday
    Steve Elfman, President, Sprint, will provide an update on the state of the wireless industry. Stephen David , former CIO of Procter & Gamble, will talk about how wireless is going to disrupt retail. Following a chain of successful events in the U.S., the Mobile Breakfast Series touches down in London for the first time Friday (June 29). have transformed services – and the value chain that enables them. Opportunity or threat? By the way, I had the pleasure of conducting an interview with Frank for MobileGroove that you can read and listen to here. LONDON: Speaker lineup.
    [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] Olympics Are Coming-Out Party For Multi-Screen Viewing
    AT&T has followed Verizon Wireless’ lead and announced shared data plans. The move follows the June launch of Share Everything plans by Verizon, a charging scheme it said “will forever change the way customers purchase wireless services.”  ”  Share Everything Plans, which are now available, include unlimited voice minutes, unlimited text, video and picture messaging and a single data allowance for up to 10 Verizon Wireless devices.  In addition, the Mobile Hotspot service on all the devices is included in the Share Everything Plans at no additional charge.
    [Wireless] The Everything Guide To Mobile Apps For Developers, Businesses & Brands
    Sam Chan, Wireless Industry Partnership @wipjam. 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] How Much Mileage is REALLY Left In SMS?
    As new mobile apps arrive, sending message wirelessly rather over phone networks will expand. What would the world be like without texting? We send about 20 billion texts a day and rely on these little messages to share, learn, amuse, vote and respond. 20 years ago, Neil Papworth an engineer with the Sema Group sent the first text to Richard Jarvis of Vodafone. After an estimated 40 trillion texts later, a world without texting would be less fun. After rapid growth, SMS is slowing down in some places. Read more about the birth and growth of SMS texting on the Optism blog. About Lisa.
    [Wireless] Mobile: More Than Roll Of Dice For Caesars Las Vegas
    On wireless adoption: There is still a huge ramp in “normal communities” for wireless adoption versus super-connected places like California. Mobile Marketing Caesars Entertainment iPhone Mobile Marketing Association SMS WhatsApp Wireless Data Caesars guests roll the dice all the time and leave a lot to fair Lady Fortune. But the casino’s admirable approach to mobile marketing leaves little to chance. Eric Petersen, director of new media, Caesars Entertainment, sees “four components” to mobile. But there is a bar to reach. Unsexy, yes.
    [Wireless] Eurapp Project: Sizing And Stimulating Europe’s App Economy
    The explosion of mobile devices, the advance of increasingly improving wireless networks, and the adoption of cloud technologies by enterprises and developer companies alike, have moved the mobile app market into a boom phase. In the U.S. the Application Developers Alliance reports the App Economy is a significant driver, creating 519,000 jobs nationwide. Disclosure: I am also a GigaOM mobile analyst and involved with the Eurapp project, which will carry out interviews and surveys with various stakeholders in the App Economy to determine its key characteristics.). Workshop takeaways.
    [Wireless] Poor social media practices and your bottom line [STUDY]
    Other industries performing well are wireless in social servicing interactions and utility in social marketing interactions.  .  . Social media has been a critical component of how brands are perceived for quite a while now and many brands know this. Just think about the last social media crisis you read about and the subsequent fallout. But there are still too many businesses and brands in denial. Well, the cost of denial is just too steep in 2013.  If you don’t believe me, or others who preach this from the mountaintops, perhaps J.D. Power and Associates can convince you.
    [Wireless] Why American Internet is lagging
    Infographics broadband internet web wifi wirelessIn America, not everyone has access to Internet because of lack of availability or lack of money. The same cannot necessarily be said of the rest of the world. Places like Singapore, Andorra, London and Seoul have been outfitted with higher download speeds than those found in the U.S. at a fraction of the cost. lack in competition in America has fostered a disadvantage for Internet users across the country.
    [Wireless] What IFTTT Teaches Us About Automation
    With the evolution and creation of more input devices and additional wireless access becoming available, I only see more media choices occurring, not less. I like IFTTT ; the lesson (and value) clearly offered by the site is the need to simplify our online lives. As you may already know, IFTTT’s basic algorithmic building blocks allows people to build an easier social network life through automation in the form of “recipes” There are too many social network and tool options to be present everywhere. But sooner or later the peanut butter won’t spread any further.
    [Wireless] Cradlepoint Router: The Clutch Hitter of Office Broadband
    Speed – Using Verizon Wireless 4th generation data network is 10x faster than earlier 3rd generation network & lower latency. Earlier this year, we were in a bit of a predicament: we had one broadband provider that wasn’t giving us the bandwidth we needed as a heavy design oriented company (pushing art files up and down the line is a huge Internet hog), so we looked at T1 alternatives. While a T1 might be great for office users that do light Internet tasks and you feel good about the dedicated connection, it wasn’t working for us from a bandwidth perspective. link].
    [Wireless] What We Learned in Kindergarten Now Applies to Mobile Data Plans
    We’ve seen these same principles applied to many of our everyday adult experiences such as shared voice minutes on a family calling plan, sharing an Amazon Prime account amongst family members or co-workers, there’s social sharing and now you can share mobile data through Verizon Wireless’ Share Everything Plans and AT&T’s Mobile Share Plan. To help avoid these tricky family moments Verizon does offer Usage Controls and AT&T offers Smart Limits for Wireless respectively for $4.99 per month per device.  So what’s beneath the hood of these new mobile data plans? About Lisa.
    [Wireless] Best & Brightest: Carnival of the Mobilists #267
    The Carnival of the Mobilists (COM), the weekly roundup of the Web’s best blogging on mobile and wireless, is now live at WIP (Wireless Industry Partnership) — the connector in the mobile industry, supporting the overall ecosystem by encouraging discussions, co-creation and exchange. Some of the posts that made the COM this week include: Looking for a mobile app developer? James Coops over at mobyaffiliates launches a new resource to help us find the right partner. If you’re not on the list, then you had better contact James to make your case. Read on and find out!
    [Wireless] M-Pulse ANALYSIS: Millennial Media Mobile Device Megatrends PLUS Why Cross-Platform Tools Can Disrupt
    wrap up by raising my goblet of rock to the great guys at WIP (Wireless Industry Partnership) for publishing The Developer’s Guide to the Parallel Universe, a 100-page booklet that literally lays out everything developers need to know about marketing their app. At m-pulse we kick off a month looking at the App Economy and what developers need to know to turn building apps into a viable and thriving business. To set the stage for a discussion of wider industry trends we go to the ‘go-to’ market analysis and strategy firm VisionMobile and its founder Andreas Constantinou.
    [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] 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] Mobile Marketers Should Sync More Offers With Our Transit Routine
    Like the true road warriors we are, we take our wireless gear with us wherever we go — and our use of them is unprecedented. According to new data from Boingo Wireless, a leading provider of software and services worldwide, smartphones and tablets passed laptops as the most widely carried Wi-Fi device in airports, reaching 58.9 Hipcricket also won consecutive annual pioneer awards from CTIA — The Wireless Association. Mobile devices have become nearly as commonplace as toothpaste for travelers in North America and Europe. percent of all devices in June.
    [Wireless] Remembering Steve Jobs; Why Siri Won’t Provide Mobile Marketers All The Answers
    Hipcricket also won consecutive annual pioneer awards from CTIA — The Wireless Association. Much like I remember where I was when I learned the tragic news that John Lennon had been shot (I was watching Monday Night Football and heard it from broadcaster Howard Cosell), I’ll now never forget where I was and what I was doing when I learned of Steve Jobs’ passing. It’s rather fitting that I was 36,000 feet in the air connected to an in-flight Wi-Fi system working on a MacBook Air at the time. And that brings me to another connection between Lennon and Jobs. Dare to dream.
    [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] Hot Mobile Stats & Trends You Need To Know
    85 percent of the world’s population is covered by commercial wireless signals, providing greater reach than the electrical grid (which covers 80 percent of the population). Hipcricket also won consecutive annual pioneer awards from CTIA — The Wireless Association. Hands down, the most anticipated presentation for all of us in the mobile and Internet space comes from Mary Meeker, a former analyst at Morgan Stanley and now a partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in Silicon Valley. Over the years, Meeker has been quoted in a variety of sites and publications worldwide.
    [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.
    [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.
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