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  • THE WAY OF THE WEB  |  FRIDAY, JULY 16, 2010
    [Wireless] Live cross-platform mobile gaming arrives
    You’ll need to have Android 2.0 or higher, but the interesting thing is the open multiplayer platform framework which supports the different platforms, and also the range of wireless connectivity, including 3G and Wifi. Web Strategy Wikinomics Rankings ← Is Open Source the new black? Social networks don’t make students dumb → Live cross-platform mobile gaming arrives July 16th, 2010 · View Comments The idea of gaming with all your friends regardless of which console they use is fairly unusual, even today, but it’s already a reality in the mobile games market.
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 2008
    [Wireless] Six degrees of separation in instant messaging | Emerging Technology Trends | ZDNet.com
    Wireless & Telecom. Mans own cells killing his skin cancer +14 votes Wirelessly networking cows +8 votes Secrets of a fresh beer +7 votes Supercomputer performs prostate surgery +6 votes Ghostly ring found circling dead star +6 votes New fingerprint detection technology +5 votes A 30-picowatt processor for sensors +4 votes The first optical pacemaker +3 votes. ManageMobile - Wireless Communications. On TV.com: Blonde and beautiful HEIDI MONTAG. BNET Business Network: BNET. TechRepublic. ZDNet. ZDNet. all ZDNet. in Blogs. in News. in Downloads. in Reviews. Newsletters.
  • 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 FaceBook.com 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.
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 2008
    [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.
  • SOSHABLE  |  MONDAY, JULY 22, 2013
    [Wireless] Five Tools No Business Can Go Without
    wireless headset will enable you to move around the office, examine computer screens, check files, and perform other tasks without being tethered to the phone system. Starting your own business takes a lot of hard work and dedication. Whether you are a sole proprietor, part of a small startup team, or branching out with a larger corporation, a few basic necessities will ensure the success of your business. These items will be integral to your workflow in the office and while you’re on the go. Take a look at these five must-haves for every business, large or small. 1. Data backups.
  • CHRIS BROGAN  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2010
    [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.
  • 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.
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2010
    [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!
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2011
    [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).
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 16, 2012
    [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. ….
  • CONVINCE & CONVERT  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7, 2010
    [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].
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  THURSDAY, JULY 4, 2013
    [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.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2011
    [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.
  • GEOFF LIVINGSTON  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 10, 2013
    [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.
  • BRASS TACK THINKING  |  MONDAY, MAY 19, 2014
    [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?
  • CHRIS BROGAN  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2011
    [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.).
  • WWW.HENSHALL.COM  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2007
    [Wireless] Presenters Failing the Social Media Communications Test | stuart henshall
    tend to put the slides together in the half hour before I get on stage, but given wireless link they could be directly posted. Stuart Henshall futurist + strategist + innovator … making "sense" actionable Blog About This Blog Old MT Blog About Profile Mosoci Phweet Writing Strategic Foresight Networks, Knowledge & Media Market Research Mobility Skype & VoIP My Daily Tweets Networks Twitter Facebook Linked In Del.icio.us attended two conferences in the last week KMWorld and FutureVision. Still, rather than address the organizers I thought I’d address the presenters.
  • 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].
  • TAYLOR MAREK  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2008
    [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?
  • TAYLOR MAREK  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 12, 2009
    [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.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  FRIDAY, MAY 17, 2013
    [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.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20, 2012
    [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?
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  MONDAY, JUNE 25, 2012
    [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.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  TUESDAY, JULY 3, 2012
    [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?
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  TUESDAY, JULY 24, 2012
    [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.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2012
    [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.
  • ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2013
    [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.
  • NOWSOURCING  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 2013
    [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
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 2012
    [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!
  • DIGITAL VOICES  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2012
    [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.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 6, 2012
    [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.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2011
    [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.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2011
    [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 msnbc.com stopped me cold: Windows 8 Does What Apple Doesn’t. Talk about an about-face.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2011
    [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.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2011
    [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.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2011
    [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.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2011
    [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.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2011
    [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 howtogomo.com 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.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 13, 2012
    [Wireless] CES: 2012 Banner Year For Mobile & Gadgets; Google Clamps Down
    In my view, technology won’t limit how we use, access and enjoy the world (digital and physical) on our wireless devices. Wireless grabbed many of the headlines, eclipsing what was presented as the latest and greatest televisions and audio products. Hipcricket also won consecutive annual pioneer awards from CTIA — The Wireless Association. This last week at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas will be remembered for innovation and limitation. haven’t met a person who covered the over 1.85 Innovation abounds. Google is also clamping down. Twitter is worried.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2012
    [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
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 27, 2012
    [Wireless] Mobile App Guidelines Break New Ground; Apple & RIM Target New Heights
    Hipcricket also won consecutive annual pioneer awards from CTIA — The Wireless Association. This was a week for transparency in mobile with something for everyone. For consumers, there was movement on the privacy front with the Mobile Marketing Association releasing its Mobile Application Privacy Policy. The document is hailed as a first, providing precise guidelines that addresses the core privacy issues and data processes of many mobile applications. ” Read between the lines, and his leadership style likely supports the status quo, not transformation. Specifically, Apple sold 37.04
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2012
    [Wireless] M-Pulse: GigaOm’s Kevin C. Tofel Talks Smartphones, Smart Homes & 2012 Mobile Predictions
    Tofel, Mobile site editor at GigaOM.com, where he covers mobile technology and the global wireless industry. By way of background, Bluetooth is an open wireless technology that allows wireless communication over short distances. Will 2012 be the year we remotely connect to our smart homes using our smartphones? Can Intel crash the mobile party and make its mark with tablets that stand up to ARM-powered devices? Should we expect a shift in the operating system landscape in favor of Microsoft (with Symbian as a back-up plan)? Wearable computing. He lives it. is less clear.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2012
    [Wireless] M-Pulse: Chetan Sharma Talks Mobile Commerce, Payments & 2012 Mobile Predictions Survey Results
    Chetan has some solid advice: If AT&T and T-Mobile inject marketing dollars into the launch, then Lumia could see a similar growth trajectory to the one that catapulted Android Droid (via Verizon Wireless) into the center of the action. Will 2012 be the year of mobile commerce? If this is indeed a momentous year for mobile retail and transactions of all kinds, then what will happen to the mix of payment options and players currently jockeying for position? Should we expect a showdown between credit card companies, carriers, banks, aggregators and the likes of PayPal?
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2012
    [Wireless] Why No Public Blowout Over Personal Privacy Breaches & Google Violations?
    Hipcricket also won consecutive annual pioneer awards from CTIA — The Wireless Association. In this column and across my other posts, I have often called out Facebook, Google and other companies  for privacy invasions that torpedo any trust that we as consumers can possibly have in the resolve of these Web giants to respect the integrity of our personal data. I’ve watched company after company cross the line and have patiently waited for a tipping point where the harm done creates a wave of public protest that forces meaningful change. I’m still waiting. Samsung’s statement.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2012
    [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.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  MONDAY, MARCH 19, 2012
    [Wireless] M-Pulse ANALYSIS: WIP Marketing Essentials For Mobile Developers
    We connect with Caroline Lewko, CEO and founder of WIP (Wireless Industry Partnership) and walk through the Mobile Developer’s Guide To The Parallel Universe , a new resource from WIP that lays out the business basics developers need to follow. At M-Pulse we continue our month-long look at mobile developer issues and opportunities, and focus on the practical marketing ‘stuff’ developers should master if they are serious about marketing and making money from their apps. Rob also looks backs on the ‘social discovery’ startups that left their mark on SXSW.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 26, 2011
    [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.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2011
    [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.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2011
    [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.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2011
    [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 msnbc.com stopped me cold: Windows 8 Does What Apple Doesn’t. Talk about an about-face.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2011
    [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.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2011
    [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.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2011
    [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.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2011
    [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 howtogomo.com 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.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2011
    [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.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2012
    [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
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 27, 2012
    [Wireless] Mobile App Guidelines Break New Ground; Apple & RIM Target New Heights
    Hipcricket also won consecutive annual pioneer awards from CTIA — The Wireless Association. This was a week for transparency in mobile with something for everyone. For consumers, there was movement on the privacy front with the Mobile Marketing Association releasing its Mobile Application Privacy Policy. The document is hailed as a first, providing precise guidelines that addresses the core privacy issues and data processes of many mobile applications. ” Read between the lines, and his leadership style likely supports the status quo, not transformation. Specifically, Apple sold 37.04
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2012
    [Wireless] M-Pulse: GigaOm’s Kevin C. Tofel Talks Smartphones, Smart Homes & 2012 Mobile Predictions
    Tofel, Mobile site editor at GigaOM.com, where he covers mobile technology and the global wireless industry. By way of background, Bluetooth is an open wireless technology that allows wireless communication over short distances. Will 2012 be the year we remotely connect to our smart homes using our smartphones? Can Intel crash the mobile party and make its mark with tablets that stand up to ARM-powered devices? Should we expect a shift in the operating system landscape in favor of Microsoft (with Symbian as a back-up plan)? Wearable computing. He lives it. is less clear.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2012
    [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?
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2012
    [Wireless] M-Pulse: Chetan Sharma Talks Mobile Commerce, Payments & 2012 Mobile Predictions Survey Results
    Chetan has some solid advice: If AT&T and T-Mobile inject marketing dollars into the launch, then Lumia could see a similar growth trajectory to the one that catapulted Android Droid (via Verizon Wireless) into the center of the action. Will 2012 be the year of mobile commerce? If this is indeed a momentous year for mobile retail and transactions of all kinds, then what will happen to the mix of payment options and players currently jockeying for position? Should we expect a showdown between credit card companies, carriers, banks, aggregators and the likes of PayPal?
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2012
    [Wireless] Why No Public Blowout Over Personal Privacy Breaches & Google Violations?
    Hipcricket also won consecutive annual pioneer awards from CTIA — The Wireless Association. In this column and across my other posts, I have often called out Facebook, Google and other companies  for privacy invasions that torpedo any trust that we as consumers can possibly have in the resolve of these Web giants to respect the integrity of our personal data. I’ve watched company after company cross the line and have patiently waited for a tipping point where the harm done creates a wave of public protest that forces meaningful change. I’m still waiting. Samsung’s statement.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2012
    [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.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  MONDAY, MARCH 19, 2012
    [Wireless] M-Pulse ANALYSIS: WIP Marketing Essentials For Mobile Developers
    We connect with Caroline Lewko, CEO and founder of WIP (Wireless Industry Partnership) and walk through the Mobile Developer’s Guide To The Parallel Universe , a new resource from WIP that lays out the business basics developers need to follow. At M-Pulse we continue our month-long look at mobile developer issues and opportunities, and focus on the practical marketing ‘stuff’ developers should master if they are serious about marketing and making money from their apps. Rob also looks backs on the ‘social discovery’ startups that left their mark on SXSW.
  • DIGITAL VOICES  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2012
    [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 like.
  • CREATIVE RAMBLINGS  |  FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2011
    [Wireless] Free unlimited wireless Internet served to all McDonalds customers across Canada
    News free wireless McDonald's Canada social media wireless internetTweet(function() { var s = document.createElement('SCRIPT'), s1 = document.getElementsByTagName('SCRIPT')[0]; s.type = 'text/javascript'; s.async = true; s.src = '[link] s1.parentNode.insertBefore(s, s1); })(); EmailSharebar Tweet(function() { var s = document.createElement('SCRIPT'), s1 = document.getElementsByTagName('SCRIPT')[0]; s.type = 'text/javascript'; s.async = true; s.src = '[link] s1.parentNode.insertBefore(s, s1); })(); EmailMore than 90 percent of restaurants enabled by the end of May.
  • DIGITAL DIVA  |  MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2011
    [Wireless] Wearable technology is on the rise Want this pair of HD enabled,
    The recorded data can be stored on the 8GB of flash memory within the Eyez™ glasses, transferred via Bluetooth or Micro USB to a computer, or wirelessly transferred to most iPhone or Android devices. After a one-time download of the “Eyez™” smartphone and tablet app, users can wirelessly broadcast the video in real time to their preferred social networking website. Wearable technology is on the rise. Want this pair of HD enabled, socially networked, video streaming sunglasses? Eyez™ - the latest innovation in personal video recording technology. via brycedotvc ).
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2010
    [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.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2010
    [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.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 5, 2011
    [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.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 7, 2011
    [Wireless] More Verticals More Active In Mobile Marketing; But Don’t Get Blinded By More Connected Devices
    It’s conceivable that wireless products shown in Las Vegas that fail to get the attention of the press/blogosphere will matter to marketers down the road. poll of industry leaders by well-regarded wireless analyst Chetan Sharma brings us a mix of confirmations (of what we though we knew) and surprises (exposes us to topics that we didn’t figure). Hipcricket also won consecutive annual pioneer awards from CTIA — The Wireless Association. This week’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) was billed as an introduction of new products. But what’s really new?
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 14, 2011
    [Wireless] Marketers Need New Mobile Social Media Mindset; Motorola’s Devices Could Have More Impact Than We Think
    And then there are the statements made by Twitter CEO Dick Costolo at the close of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) last week in Las Vegas.  He revealed that 25 percent of tweets were via wireless devices in 2010. Hipcricket also won consecutive annual pioneer awards from CTIA — The Wireless Association. Forty percent of all tweets are created on mobile devices. Surely, that’s a data point that shows the convergence of social media and mobile. Moreover, he told the audience that 50 percent of active Twitter users are also active on mobile. Why can there be only one?)
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 17, 2011
    [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.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 21, 2011
    [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.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 28, 2011
    [Wireless] Reports Reveal Hot Mobile Numbers; Facebook Phone Might Upset Mobile Marketing
    Some of the leading wireless analysts issued reports this week, covering everything from revenue projected from the combination of mobile, social and loca l, to the size of the app business in 2011 and beyond. Hipcricket also won consecutive annual pioneer awards from CTIA — The Wireless Association. First, a look at what Forrester thinks (views I was privileged to hear first-hand f rom mobile consumer expert Julie Ask during a private mobile marketing summit near San Francisco, where I also had the opportunity to present my views). It’s both. billion downloads in 2010.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2011
    [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
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2011
    [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.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2011
    [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?
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 2011
    [Wireless] Japan Mobile Giving Efforts Embrace Different Messaging Formats; What Hot News Will Break At CTIA
    Many of us in the industry are gearing up to attend the CTIA Wireless Show in Orlando, Florida. Through a Wireless Week event preview , we know from a CTIA senior executive that we can expect a few surprises. CTIA Vice President of Operations Rob Mesirow told Wireless Week that Soon-Shiong will make an announcement that will shock people. Hipcricket also won consecutive annual pioneer awards from CTIA — The Wireless Association. The heartbreaking images from Japan are difficult to view even if you don’t have friends or family in the region. In the U.S.,
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 2011
    [Wireless] CTIA Highlights Mobile’s Role In Healthcare; Why Bandwidth Equals Well-Being
    Always wary of those who hype the benefits of mobile, I was struck by the keynotes I heard at the CTIA Wireless Show and the assertions that mobile is dramatically improving healthcare and key to keeping the U.S. His comments are in line with the new realization that wireless is indeed a game-changer. “We’re extremely confident of where we’re at with our assets and what we can deliver to our customers,&# Dan Mead, president and CEO of Verizon Wireless, said. Hipcricket also won consecutive annual pioneer awards from CTIA — The Wireless Association.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 15, 2011
    [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.
  • BARE FEET STUDIOS  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2008
    [Wireless] Aloha Summit Links: Overview of Online Video
    Be sure the camera you buy has “mic input&# jack and then use either a lavalier or handheld mic, wired or wireless, depending on your location requirements. We use and love the Sennheiser wireless mic , and it has been a real workhorse in our high-stress windy and salty ocean environment. To speed things along, I am going to post the links mentioned and the recorded Skype video. If you want more info or have questions, please leave them in the comments and I am happy to address them! edited it in iMovie HD to add music and credits. Viddler did the Flash encoding for me.
  • BARE FEET STUDIOS  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2008
    [Wireless] Finding Social Media Professionals
    warm welcome to the latest social media agencies and consultants on the Constructing Social Builders listing added over the past week, including: Social Media Consultants: A warm welcome to the latest social media agencies and consultants on the Constructing Social Builders listing added over the past week, including: Social Media Consultants: Liquid Wireless : An emerging media consulting company Digital Response Marketing Group : A consulting, blogger relations and consulting group. This ad featured a professional driver on a closed course.&# How Do You Find Social Media Pros? Hawai?i
  • TECHIPEDIA: TAMAR WEINBERG  |  THURSDAY, MAY 1, 2008
    [Wireless] How Spying On Your Friends Causes Reevaluation of Endorsed Content
    Editor’s note: As an FYI, I removed your link because of your desire to ignore my blog policy and not use your real name, instead opting to rank for some Linksys wireless router page. Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Social Media > How Spying On Your Friends Causes Reevaluation of Endorsed Content How Spying On Your Friends Causes Reevaluation of Endorsed Content by Tamar Weinberg on May 1, 2008 Share Last month, I wrote about the ease of FriendFeed to spy on your friends. If you use Facebook aps for StumbleUpon, etc.
  • KOKA SEXTON  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 26, 2007
    [Wireless] Koka Sexton dot Com
    Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Christmas loot Twas the day after Christmas and all through the house all the gadgets were blinking along with a new wireless mouse… I love all the new loot on Christmas. know it’s about the giving and I did my fair share of that too but I am allowed to be excited about the new toys I got also. It used to be the new firetruck or a video game but as I got older my tastes changed and the toys got more expensive. What was it? Second, the ONE is much thinner and less bulky than the TomTom GO. Leave a comment! receiver.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 20, 2010
    [Wireless] THE MOBILE MOVEMENT Launches, Brings Mobile To Non-Profits; MSG Joins Advisory Board
    EmFinders achieves this through EmSeeQ, which combines a small, watch-like, wireless device without buttons or a screen, and a location service that uses triangulation through the cellular network – and with 911 emergency response systems – to accurately determine a person’s location. I was struck by Jim’s dedication to his work (more like his mission), stemming no doubt from his own personal experience with his father, who – like some 5.6 moment of clarity came during my interview with James E. Jim) Nalley, Co-Founder and CEO, EmFinders. The U.S.-based MORE INFORMATION.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 30, 2010
    [Wireless] Best & Brightest: COM #221 iPhone Stats & Rants, Smartphone Headaches, Mobile Advertising Figures PLUS This Month’s COM Highlights & High Flyers
    An outreach from Verizon Wireless to developers (via WIP Connector). In brief: As many in Europe embark on a long weekend, here is some required reading in the form of a detailed summary of the best in mobile blogging covering the top posts from the last month. From iPhone stats to the size of the mobile market, from the business value of location to the potential dangers of social media, it’s all here. This time the Carnival of the Mobilists – the line-up of the best blogs and bloggers on all things mobile – comes to us via Holly Kolman. COM #220. real eye-opener! COM #219.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 10, 2010
    [Wireless] Jumptap Adds Video To Mobile Advertising Mix PLUS Q&A With CMO Paran Johar
    Jumptap beefed up its rich media offer in April through a partnership Medialets and Crisp Wireless. In brief: Following up on news and developments coming out of this week’s explosive and insightful MMA Forum in NYC with a look at Jumptap’s decision to add video to its premium mobile ad network. A Q&A with Jumptap CMO Paran Johar connects some of the dots in the company strategy moving forward. Jumptap keeps them coming. Last month it was all about Consumer Intelligence , which MSG covered in detail here. RICH MEDIA PAYS. mobile video ads from jumptap. In the U.S.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 18, 2010
    [Wireless] MLOVE PODCAST: Using the Phone To Promote Brand & Commerce; Sagem Wireless Reveals Puma Phone
    This interview with Jerome Nadel, Executive Vice President of Marketing & User Experience at Sagem Wireless, gives us some answers. It’s time for a revolution and Jerome Nadel, Executive Vice President of Marketing & User Experience at Sagem Wireless, has the fresh mindset to lead it. In brief: What’s the next big thing? His radical and revolutionary thinking about devices, services and the role of the brand in the scheme of things points to a mega-opportunity in mobile brands really shouldn’t miss. Mobile isn’t about just mobile anymore! MY TAKE.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 29, 2010
    [Wireless] MSG Media Partnership With Mobile Future Forward; Special Rate Expires June 30th
    In brief: Learn what’s next in mobile NOW. Mobile Future Forward , a high-caliber Executive Summit organized by Chetan Sharma and his team, brings some of the industry’s most influential minds together in Seattle on September 8 to explore the future of the mobile industry. Get thinking about the big-picture issues that define what mobile is (and will be), and network with a “Who’s Who&# of the mobile industry. What are the user experiences and use cases that will drive positive results? What are the challenges and opportunities that face us as we seek answers and solutions?
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  TUESDAY, JULY 13, 2010
    [Wireless] PODCAST: Mobile Entertainment Forum On Meffy Awards, Mobile Media Megatrends & How Smart Service Enablers Can Pay
    Novatel Wireless for ‘MiFi Intelligent Mobile Hotspot’. In brief: The Meffy awards , the 10th annual MEM Conference (the Mobile Entertainment Market), and the release of a new must-read Smart Enablers Guide outlining how everyone can/must work together to deliver a good consumer experience and streamline payment. The last weeks have seen a flurry of activity and announcements around the Mobile Entertainment Forum (MEF) – the global trade body for the mobile media and entertainment industry. discuss the key takeaways and progress made with Rimma Perelmuter, MEF Executive Director. Games.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  MONDAY, JULY 26, 2010
    [Wireless] CENTER STAGE: Real Mobile Innovation That Drives Real Results; Why Developing Markets Are The Ones To Watch
    Finally, the Netsize Guide 2010 presents detailed data on the wireless telecoms sector in 41 countries , including revenues, market shares and value-added service offerings for messaging and billing of 194 mobile network operators worldwide. In brief: Moving on with another in the “best of” selection of executive interviews from the Netsize Guide 2010 we examine how innovation in user-centric design and user-centered services are improving lives and livelihoods in developing markets. Susan Dray, President, Dray & Associates , walks us through the real-life examples that set the bar.
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  TUESDAY, JULY 27, 2010
    [Wireless] UPDATE: The Best Of Mobile Web Africa, MLOVE & More!
    The audio interviews I conducted with MLOVE speakers to promote the event (specifically, Google’s Nick Heller and Sagem Wireless’ Jerome Nadel ) are among the most popular content ever (!) on MSG. In brief: An overview of new content and projects at MSG. Look for exclusive posts and podcasts that showcase mobile industry rock stars ( thanks to the great people at MLOVE ) and highlight the mobile case studies transforming the developed world (courtesy of Matthew Dawes , who organizes must-attend mobile events across Africa ). MOBILE WEB AFRICA. Events Featured Web 2.0
  • MOBILEGROOVE  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 2, 2010
    [Wireless] MEDIA SPONSOR: Mobile Future Forward Discount Offer Extended Until Friday
    Sean Cai, Vice President – Advanced Wireless Technology, ZTE. In brief: Take advantage of the opportunity to experience the next five years in mobile in just one day ! Special discount rates still available for Mobile Future Forward , a high-caliber Executive Summit ( September 8, Seattle ) organized by Chetan Sharma and his team. The agenda is in place to make this one of the events of the year, where attendees can shape industry debate and network with a “Who’s Who&# of the mobile industry. SPECIAL OFFER. Registration is Open Now. 10 – 10:30 am. Break. 10:30 am.
  • STEPHEN P SMITH  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2010
    [Wireless] SOBCon 2010 – Where the Virtual Meets the Concrete
    …words The personal weblog of Stephen P Smith Home SOBCon 2010 – Where the Virtual Meets the Concrete February 1st 2010 Posted at Business Development 0 Comments Every year, at about this time, I start writing about SOBcon and my annual trek to Chicago to meet and network with some of the smartest people in business. Imagine a weekend work retreat with these people totally invested. Learn how to win a free SOBCon Weekend here. Share and Enjoy: You can leave a response , or trackback from your own site. Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply. What is this RSS? click here!)
  • STEPHEN P SMITH  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 2, 2010
    [Wireless] SOBCon 2010 Blog It Earn It Extended
    Room of Excellence to Fine Tune Your Business Suppose you could take a weekend retreat away from the noise of the Internet … to focus entirely on your business to work with the support of a mastermind team to get quality time to interact with the top people in social media to get the best information AND time to discuss how you’ll apply it to work with sponsors who are doing the same thing in a room limited to 150 people — all focused in the same direction without worry because the food and the wireless are outstanding. The BlogIt EarnIt Discount Until April 1!! What is this RSS?
  • SOCIAL MEDIA NETWORK MARKETING  |  MONDAY, APRIL 7, 2008
    [Wireless] The web articles directory – for submission and use of their articles!
    This is one place on the net that really has good content. This premium site is an educational resource and article submission service. They provide you with good quality, comprehensive articles and tutorials which are designed for information purpose. They cater to a vast array of categories and topics. Whether it is Microsoft Office , MAC related articles or Customer service information. The amazing benefits of this site are: Web articles directory is a SEO friendly portal and all URLs are easily crawled and indexed by the search engines. They have articles that provide knowledge.
  • CITIZEN MARKETER 2.1  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2009
    [Wireless] The NEW American Dream: An Ongoing Conversation
    If a slice of the American Dream is for any musical artist to make money from the sale of their music, do all the downward pressures of free (albeit illegal) services like Bit Torrent and the rise of all-you-can eat services offered by Napster and some of the big wireless carriers going to rob these artists of this possibility? 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. Im not sure whether well continue this as a "part II" etc.
  • CITIZEN MARKETER 2.1  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2009
    [Wireless] Notes from the Desert: 5 Key Take Aways from ANA's Masters of.
    He said that you can get a wired boom mic, a wired lav or wireless lav. 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. HOME | ABOUT ME | MY COMPANY | @AARONSTROUT | QND PODCAST | 5 MINS OF ME | FLICKR Tuesday, November 10, 2009 Notes from the Desert: 5 Key Take Aways from ANAs Masters of Marketing Prior to last week, I had not had the pleasure of attending the ANAs Masters of Marketing Conference. Note the 80/20 rule. Educate.
  • THE MARKETING BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2007
    [Wireless] Plug 2 Surf Whiz : Tata Indicom's Internet Card
    will increase the tata wireless internet speed to 512kbps. will increase the tata wireless internet speed to 512kbps. — prepaid, rechargeable Reply Gaurav May 4, 2008 at 5:18 pm TATA Wireless internet card is a sure shot winner over reliance. Do I really need one ? Yeah, I think I need freedom from clutches of Sify’s monopoly? How about the speed man? Which one is going to be the best ? Well I’ve a Wi-Fi laptop but can I access internet anywhere and everywhere ? … These were some of the questions that struck my mind, like any typical consumer. STATE.
  • THE MARKETING BLOG  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 24, 2008
    [Wireless] Customer Service: Contrasting Examples
    found humor in your post – for a wireless internet access device the ‘only’ medium to touchbase with the customer support guys is a telephone If I am not mistaken, the telephone too needs to be a ‘TATA’, right? Home About In the Media Catching Up With Shane Warne Social Media trumps Mass Media? April 25, 2008.5:51 am Customer Service: Contrasting Examples Jump to Comments Fed up with my usb-internet device , I’ve been trying to connect with the customer care executives of the company behind it. are from a different city. What a way to reach out !
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