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Mobile World Congress 2013

  • Aug 28, 2013
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The wrap up! All our commentary on Mobile World Congress 2013

    Gregory P. Bufithis, Esq. / Founder and CEO 28 August 2013 – As our readers know, MWC runs for a week, has 75,000+ attendees (and potential clients) from over 120 markets, over 1,500 exhibitors, and 30+ educational sessions and presentations. But the themes and concepts are the same: mobile is connecting the world in […]


  • Jun 21, 2013
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As Mobile Asia Expo 2013 kicks off, a look back at the Mobile World Congress 2013

        21 June 2013 – Mobile Asia Expo 2013 kicks off next week in Shanghai (for details click here).  It is brought to you by the GSM Association, the same folks that brings us the Mother-of-All-Mobile-Conferences, the Mobile World Congress (MWC) every year in Barcelona. So to prepare we thought we’d reissue […]


  • May 18, 2013
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Desde el MWC2013: En Barcelona > Pérdida de puestos de trabajo y fuga de cerebros, pero un fabuloso pool de talentos en el área tecnológica

  18 De mayo de 2013 – El hecho de participar en el Mobile World Congress (MWC) en Barcelona te lleva indiscutiblemente a evidenciar el contraste de la realidad española.  En un evento donde la extensión de terreno donde se realiza el congreso equivale a varios campos de fútbol, los organizadores han empleado alrededor de […]


  • May 18, 2013
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From MWC2013: In Barcelona > a loss of jobs and a brain drain, but a fabulous technology talent pool

  18 May 2013 – To attend the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona one confronts “in-your-face” contrasts.  The event is enormous, spread across a venue that is several football pitches long and wide.  GSM and event servicing vendors employee 3,000+ temporary workers to work the event as guides, to staff info kiosks, food service, […]


  • Mar 29, 2013
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From MWC2013 : IBM > the continuing, never ending marvels of Watson

  29 March 2013 – This was the second year in a row at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) that we had the opportunity to spend a fair amount of time with the IBM telecom team and members of the Watson team in attendance.  Paul Bloom, Chief Technology Officer for Telecom Research, gave us riviting summary […]


  • Mar 27, 2013
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From MWC2013: oh, the angst of the bring-your-own-devise (BYOD) movement – the cost, the security (and a little cyber education thrown in)

  27 March 2013 – BYOD originated in response to employees who requested access to corporate resources on their personal devices so they wouldn’t have to carry a personal phone and a company phone. And IT directors still cite employee demand as one of the top reasons for allowing BYOD.  Yet skepticism persists among technology […]


  • Mar 26, 2013
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More from MWC2013: metrics transformation in telecommunications – thoughts from Ernst & Young

  26 March 2013 – Think of telecommunications as the world’s biggest machine. Strung together by complex networks, telephones, mobile phones and internet-linked computers, the global system touches nearly all of us. It allows us to speak, share thoughts and do business with nearly anyone, regardless of where in the world they might be. Telecom […]


  • Mar 25, 2013
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More from MWC2013: Qualcomm – they made smartphones possible

    25 March 2013 – Qualcomm really know how to get the technology world excited. It is pretty much the world leader in everything involving mobile semiconductors. It makes the most sophisticated 4G modems, have excellent RF, and can roll a killer applications processor to boot. It’s “next generation” super-speedy Snapdragon 600 system-on-chip is in […]


  • Mar 24, 2013
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From MWC2013: Visions of cars and clouds – the Intel experience and the Ford experience

  24 March 2013 – Ever since the first nineteenth-century steam-powered automobiles terrified a public accustomed to the less vigorous progress of horses and carts, humankind has been obsessed with the motor cars of the future. Today, a glance at the legions of car-and-driver magazines lining newsstand shelves is enough to prove our obsession with […]


  • Mar 17, 2013
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From MWC2013: Africa calling

  17 March 2013 – African cosmopolitan business people – “Afropolitans” using Asian, European and US capital to invest in African opportunities – have their sights on expanding their businesses across the continent. Nigerian, Kenyan and South African companies are moving faster across borders, tapping into neighboring growth markets. The perception that the sum of […]


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