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Mobile Developer Titan profile: Intohand

For a long time I’ve been interacting with Kieran Gutteridge on Twitter. He’s one of those independent mobile developers that the large mobile operators, manufacturers and platforms are chasing obsessively, quite simply, because if you can win him over, your platform might stand a chance. It’s all very well paying millions to a game developer […]

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Applications Operators

Mobile Developer Titan profile: Mubaloo

I’m delighted to bring you the second Mobile Developer Titan profile in our series supported by Telefonica’s BlueVia developer programme. You can the background to the series here.     This time we’re featuring the phenomenal team at Mubaloo. They’re the people behind some absolutely stonking applications for some of the country’s most recognisable brands.¬†So, […]

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Operators Opinion

James Parton of BlueVia and Andreas Constantinou Ph.D. discussing Developer Economics 2011

This is Momchil here with a video about Developer Economics. James Parton of BlueVia and Andreas Constantinou Ph.D. of VisionMobile are discussing Developer Economics 2011. Here is the video: @jamesparton @bluevia @andreascon @visionmobile

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News Opinion

Mobile Developer Titan profile: AlwaysOnMessage

I’m delighted to introduce the first part of the Developer Titan Series here on Mobile Industry Review, kindly and enthusiastically supported by the¬†BlueVia team. In each post of this series, we’ll be featuring an executive from a noted mobile developer firm. Don’t necessarily expect to see the usual suspects from the consumer technology headlines, instead […]

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Applications Operators Services

Location ‘holy grail’ features now offered by BlueVia

Now then, for years — YEARS — developers have been crying out for proper location APIs from mobile operators to use. Years. It got so bad that the unthinkable eventually happened — Nokia was forced to start including GPS chips in their handsets. It was THAT bad. And it was unthinkable because of the battery […]

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News

BlueVia’s API now reaches 150 million subscribers

BlueVia, Telefonica’s developer arm, now reaches a whopping 150 million subscribers across 7 countries — or, to put this in context — you can now reach over half of Telefonica’s 290 million customers. News like this really does demonstrate the power and flexibility of the BlueVia API. In one swoop, they’ve enabled their service for […]

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Opinion

BlueVia: “Helping developers run at internet speed”

Continuing our BlueVia Introduction series, their top man, Jose Valles, is back — but this time in English! (I hope you enjoyed Jose’s brief Spanish video from Monday). I asked Jose if he could give me an example of how BlueVia works with developers. He jumped straight into an answer so I’ve edited the video […]

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An introduction to TaxiStop by their CEO Gideon Clifton

I was very interested to meet with Gideon Clifton, CEO at upcoming taxi-bookings service, TaxiStop. Gideon was at the BlueVia-Microsoft event to talk about the how TaxiStop is leveraging a plethora of Microsoft and BlueVia technologies to deliver its new service. I’m rather excited at the prospect of using TaxiStop to book my taxi journeys […]

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Applications Devices Services

Soujana Bhumkar of Cooliris introduces LiveShare

At the Microsoft-BlueVia event in London yesterday, Soujana Bhumkar, CEO of Cooliris was there to discuss how his company makes substantial use of both Microsoft and BlueVia technologies. I asked him to give us an overview of the LiveShare service and tell us about how he uses BlueVia/Microsoft to support his business. Over to Soujana:

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Applications Services

Meet Richard, co-founder of TweetALondonCab

I’ve been following the growth and success of the phenomenon that is TweetALondonCab for some time now so it was brilliant to be able to capture co-founder Richard Cudlip on camera today at the Microsoft-BlueVia event. Richard was there to talk about his organisation’s new arrangement with the upcoming Taxi service, TaxiStop (see the next […]

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Applications Services

Ron Stevenson of Schakra talks GoGoStat

At the Microsoft-BlueVia event in London today, I met up with Ron Stevenson, Product Manager at Schakra to find out more about their GoGoStat service and to learn more about how they plan to integrate BlueVia into their offering. Here’s his video:

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News Operators

BlueVia and Microsoft bring SDK to .NET, Silverlight & Visual Studio

BlueVia, Telefonica’s global developer platform has taken yet another step forward today. They’ve partnered with Microsoft to integrate BlueVia’s SDK directly into the Microsoft .NET Framework, Silverlight and Microsoft Visual Studio 2010. Over 6 million folk develop with these Microsoft tools so now network integration for almost any application is just a click-away. This is […]