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361 Degrees podcast – Episode 3: The Great App Store Debate

Hot on the heels of episode 2, it’s time for the third episode of the 361 Degrees podcast. This, if you recall, is the podcast series I’m participating in with both Ben Smith of Wireless Worker and Rafe Blandford of the All About Media Group (known best to readers of MIR as All About Symbian). […]

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361 Degrees podcast – Episode 2 from Cannes

Hello, hello and THRICE hello — Episode 2 of the world’s most connected mobile podcast has hit the airwaves. Indeed, if you had your podcast reader setup, you’d have got both episodes into your ears a few days ago. That’s right, this is a two-parter. You can find out the background to 361 Degrees right […]

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Matt Mason: Can piracy be a path to innovation?

By all accounts Matt Mason gave a very well received presentation at MIPTV’s Connected Creativity conference last week. I was only able to watch snippets and rely on the Stuart Dredge liveblog (you can now see the full presentation at that link). The broad thrust of Matt’s presentation was to point out that content piracy […]

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Ewan MacLeod, Stuart Dredge, Ben Smith, Rafe Blandford on video, in Cannes

The organisers of MIPTV’s Connected Creativity conference have wasted no time in getting the video from last week’s event up on to Youtube. Which means that amongst other sessions, you can now watch the Crowd-Sourced-Wrap-Up session from Thursday afternoon featuring: – Me (doing the moderating)– Stuart Dredge (Mobile Entertainment magazine, Guardian)– Cedric Giorgi (TechCrunch France […]

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Yoni Bloch interviewed at MIPTV’s Connected Creativity

I’m delighted that we managed to grab a few minutes with Yoni Bloch, founder of music video startup, Interlude. Yoni amazed MIPTV’s Connected¬†Creativity audience with a demonstration of Interlude’s interactive video technology that enables consumers to dynamically adjust their experience of (in this case) a music video, scene by scene. Here’s Yoni:

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Austin Chang of Frid.ge interviewed at Connected Creativity

Find out all about Austin Chang’s startup, Frid.ge which, as he explains, enables users to form instant groups and share photos, messages and events with friends. I filmed this last week at MIPTV’s Connected Creativity conference in Cannes, France. Here’s the video:

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Alex Ljung of SoundCloud interviewed at Connected Creativity

I managed to grab Alex Ljung, co-founder of SoundCloud at MIPTV’s Connected Creativity in Cannes to find out all about his mobile audio service — it made quite a splash at the event! Here’s Alex’s interview:

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Nils Holger-Henning of BigPoint interviewed at Connected Creativity

I managed to grab a few minutes with Nils Holder-Henning, CCO of BigPoint at MIPTV’s Connected Creativity event in Cannes last week. I asked Nils to give us an overview of his activities in the context of his participation in the conference. Here we go:

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Tomi Ahonen interviewed at Connected Creativity

Tomi Ahonen gave one of the morning’s prominent keynotes at MIPTV’s Connected Creativity conference in Cannes last week. Described on Twitter recently as the High Priest of SMS, Tomi Ahonen is an author, consultant and expert presenter. He jumped on stage and began electrifying the audience of television, movie and content executives with his pronouncements […]

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Photos from Connected Creativity at MIPTV featuring Rafe Blandford and Ben Smith

Last week was all about Connected Creativity — the mobile/digital event happening alongside MIPTV, the world’s largest entertainment industry event. I went down there with Rafe Blandford from the All About media group (most readers will know him via his publication:¬†All About Symbian) and Ben Smith from The Really Mobile Project/WirelessWorker.net. I was slated to […]

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10% of British teenagers think it’s ok to text whilst having sex #mipcc

At Connected Creativity this week, one of the presentations I was really looking forward to seeing was the one from industry commentator, author and consultant, Tomi Ahonen. His task was to discuss the growth of mobility around the globe in the context of the media and entertainment industry audience at the event. I think he […]

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Video: An overview of the upcoming Connected Creativity at MIPTV event

I was delighted to see that the Connected Creativity at MIPTV team had a stand at Mobile World Congress this year. It makes sense since their event is being produced in partnership with the GSMA, organisers of the Congress. I asked one of the enthusiastic chaps who was manning the stand to give us a […]