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BlackBerry World: Nick Barnett – Mippin launches App Generator for BlackBerry

This is Momchil with a video of Nick Barnett, CEO of Mippin – the World’s largest app development company. Nick Barnett announces the launch of the BlackBerry app generator – a tool that allows any content owner to build an app for BlackBerry in less than 10 minutes. Here is the video:

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Operators

Ronan Dunne, O2’s CEO hosted an #o2tweetup this evening: I was there, it was brilliant!

I was delighted to have had the opportunity to attend O2’s Tweetup with their CEO this evening in London. The company’s top man in the UK, Ronan Dunne, hosted proceedings which took place at The Punchbowl Pub in Mayfair. Ostensibly we were all there to discuss our expectations for how the operator uses the medium […]

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NokiaWorldWatch: breaking news …. Nokia ceo just announced symbian nokia deal will close today

Nokia just announced this minute it’s completed the acquisition of Symbian Limited, which was first made public on June 24th. They’ve said ‘all the conditions to Nokia’s offer to acquire Symbian Limited have been satisfied, with a received valid acceptance of greater than 99.9% of the total Symbian shares’. Posted by email from MIR Live […]

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Geraldine Wilson, CEO of Truphone – interview today

We’re interviewing Geraldine Wilson, the newly appointed Chief Executive of Truphone, this afternoon. Our fearless former Accenture Demon, Ed Hodges (of Howler Tech), is readying a list of questions to put to her on camera, later today. If you’d like to ask her a question, either email it to me directly — ewan@mobileindustryreview.com or post […]

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Devices

Andrew Henning, CEO of Redweb on the Android G1

I’m thoroughly enjoying reading the perspectives of the executives we’ve contacted to give us their viewpoints on the new T-Mobile G1. Andrew Henning is CEO of Redweb (a leading digital agency). Redweb has a team of over 45 people turning over 2.5 million a year working with the likes of Norwich Union, Sky and the […]

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We talk with Simon Ainslie, CEO of Nokia UK

Simon Ainslie, CEO of Nokia UK answers our questions about their new Comes With Music service, launched here in London last week. Here’s the streaming video: Now, we’ve changed things around somewhat. Most weeks, we’re producing a MIR Show around 30 minutes — sometimes as long as 35 minutes. Whilst we’re getting tons of downloads […]

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Geraldine Wilson swaps Yahoo for Truphone; becomes CEO

Tricia over at mocoNews reports — briefly — that Geraldine Wilson has taken up the position of CEO over at Truphone. I trust that she also brings a few hundred million dollars with her. Geraldine previously headed up biz and marketing strategy for Yahoo’s mobile section (“Connected Life”). Every success Geraldine!

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Julian Saunders, CEO of Mobyko on Android’s ‘Gmail Walled Garden’

Julian is wondering if Google Android is the real deal. Let’s see what he’s got to say: – – – – First of all it’s great to see a new platform entering the market as this extra competition is just what the market needs to spur it on to more innovative development. It’s a great […]

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Podcast: Mark Curtis, CEO of Flirtomatic and mobile industry beacon

I had a chat a little while ago with Mark Curtis, top chap at mobile flirting extravaganza, Flirtomatic. I’ve long been watching Flirtomatic’s growth — and I hold them to be a shining beacon of the mobile data industry. They’re one of the first services I can recall who actually designed their entire operation around […]

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A chat with Sulim, CEO of Blue Systems

I had a chat yesterday afternoon with Sulim, CEO and, I think, Co-Founder, of Blue Systems. They offer real time financial information on the desktop — the sort of stuff you need if you’re trading millions on the stock market and so on. They recently launched a mobile version for their customers that works on […]

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Devices

Samsung boss quits

After the Motorola fiasco, it looks like it’s Samsung’s turn to start making headlines for all the wrong reasons. Head of Samsung, Lee Kun-hee, has resigned from his post after being charged with tax evasion last week, alongside a number of other executives. Other high-ranking Samsung staffters have also handed in their resignations, including the […]

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HSDPA BlackBerry on the RIM drawing board

Phew. RIM co-CEO Mike Lazaridis has confirmed that the company is working on high speed 3G version of the device, telling the Financial Times the company is experimenting with a HSDPA model. In an interview on his digital lifestyle, the FT asks Lazaridis what’s his latest squeeze? His answer: “One of our prototypes – a […]