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Archive for February, 2013

  • Feb 27, 2013
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From MWC2013: Rovi consumer study reveals some eye-opening insights into streaming media

  27 February 2013 – Now that consumers around the globe are adopting wireless devices at breakneck speed, Rovi set out to understand exactly how consumers in Western Europe and the U.S. are interacting with streaming content on their devices, including how often they use their phones or tablets for video entertainment, what they are viewing, […]


  • Feb 27, 2013
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Live from the Mobile World Congress: welcome to the contactless future > near field communication is about to go mainstream

    27 February 2013 – It has been a little while coming, but mobile near field communication (NFC) is about go mainstream.  Here at the GSMA Mobile World Congress, this easy-to-use contactless technology is everywhere: you may have already loaded a virtual NFC badge and ID on to your handset and be using it […]


  • Feb 26, 2013
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Live from the Mobile World Congress 2013: How mobile connectivity is changing the world

  26 February 2013 – In the fight against malaria, TB, HIV and perinatal conditions, greater use of mobile connectivity could save more than one million lives in sub-Saharan Africa over the next five years. In Europe, the U.S. and other developed countries, mobile healthcare solutions could shave a massive $400 billion off the annual healthcare […]


  • Feb 26, 2013
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Live from the Mobile World Congress: Samsung announces technology to assist in the security of BYOD

  26 February 2013 – Samsung’s mission?  Easy.  It wants to be the Android vendor that corporate enterprises can trust.  At the Mobile World Congress yesterday Samsung announced it was further bolstering its mobile enterprise credentials by releasing KNOX, a comprehensive package of mobile security services that will be integrated into its SAFE (Samsung for […]


  • Feb 21, 2013
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Porque Apple, Google y Samsung apuestan al éxito de BlackBerry (ideas previas al Mobile World Congress 2013)

  Publicado desde el Mobile World Congress 2013 en Barcelona, España. 21 De febrero de 2013 – Uno de mis eventos favoritos del año tendrá lugar entre el 25 y 28 de febrero: El Mobile World Congress (MWC) organizado por GSMA Organization.  Y ya el domingo previo al congreso empiezan los preparativos y tendrán lugar algunos […]


Why Apple, Google and Samsung want Blackberry to succeed (and other thoughts in the run-up to the Mobile World Congress)

  21 February 2013 – My favorite event of the year starts this coming Monday, February 25th and runs for 4 full days: The Mobile World Congress (MWC) which is run by the ever brilliant GSMA Organization.  And there is quite a lot happening Sunday with some “pre-MWC” events so let’s call it a 5-day event. […]


  • Feb 11, 2013
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The film business moves from Hollywood to Asia

  11 February 2013– The 63rd Berlin film festival (also called the Berlinale) opened last week. Founded in West Berlin in 1951, the festival has been celebrated annually in February since 1978. With around 300,000 tickets sold and 500,000 admissions it is considered the largest publicly attended film festival worldwide. Up to 400 films are […]


  • Feb 9, 2013
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The Lift Conference 2013: 3 delightful days in Geneva with technology innovators, rulebreakers, and changemakers. Oh, and some porn, too.

9 February 2013 – We just returned from three wonderful days at  “Lift Conference 2013” in Geneva. Lift is one of Europe’s leading technology and innovation events, exploring the business and social implications of new technology. Lift’s unique format allows for a very rich experience where participants mingle in a dynamic and informal environment. Together […]


  • Feb 6, 2013
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“Paperman” – Oscar nominated for Best Animated Short Film, seamlessly merges CGI and hand-drawn animation

We’re really looking forward to the release of Disney’s Wreck-It Ralph this month – even more so now that we know we’ll get to see this charming accompanying short on the big screen. Paperman has been nominated for Best Animated Short Film at this year’s Oscar’s (where it’s up against Irish producer Cronin O’Reilly’s Head […]


  • Feb 6, 2013
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Magazine sales suffer from the hard cell

  6 February 2013 – There has been an interesting series of article running in the Financial Times and other media sources based on fresh stats from the Alliance for Audited Media (AAM): in supermarkets across the world, a consumer waits to pay and, instead of browsing the magazines and chewing gum displayed alongside, he/she […]


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