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  • Feb 23, 2016
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From the Mobile World Congress 2016: precise, secure “location intelligence” is the key for IoT’s success

[footnote_exclude][/footnote_exclude]       By:  Gregory P. Bufithis, Esq.  Founder/CEO 23 February 2016 –  It’s easy to dismiss the “Internet of Things” moniker as just a sexy new name for machine-to-machine M2M) applications, which have been a commercial reality for decades. But marketing goals aside, the IoT name reflects the fact that the M2M market[footnote_exclude][/footnote_exclude] has evolved beyond simple […]


  • Feb 23, 2016
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From Mobile World Congress 2016: a digital universal identity via a single log-in

    23 February 2016 – The GSMA’s Mobile Connect mobile-based authentication solution is now available to some 2 billion customers, the industry association said today. Since its introduction at Mobile World Congress in 2014, 34 network operators in 21 countries have launched, “with plans for additional launches and trials to follow in 2016 and beyond”. […]


  • Feb 22, 2016
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VIDEO: from the Mobile World Congress 2016 in Barcelona, Spain – an overview of the event

22 February 2016 – Here’s our video overview of the coming week:    


  • Feb 19, 2016
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The run-up to Mobile World Congress 2016: “We are hopelessly hooked”

 MWC’s theme this year: “Mobile Is Everything” By: Gregory P. Bufithis Founder/Executive Director     19 February 2016 – Our transformation into device people has happened with unprecedented suddenness. The first touchscreen-operated iPhones went on sale in June 2007, followed by the first Android-powered phones the following year. Smartphones went from 10 percent to 40 […]


  • Feb 19, 2016
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Covering Mobile World Congress 2016: some recommendations for attendees

    19 February 2016 – We arrived in Barcelona early this morning for some pre-event meetings. We are very late with this but given most of you will not hit Barcelona until Sunday, or even Monday, we hope this helps: 1. ALERT: the Metro workers have called a strike for Monday and Thursday.  If […]


  • Feb 3, 2016
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This should be good: Google to take “Apple-like” control over Nexus phones

  3 February 2016 – According to a report in one of our favorite reads The Information, Google CEO Sundar Pichai wants the company to take greater control over development of their Nexus smartphones. When producing Nexus phones, Google has always partnered with manufacturers, like Samsung, LG, and HTC, who actually built the devices. Rather than creating […]


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