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Free tickets to the 361 Degrees debate “Desktop Internet is Dead: Long Live Mobile Internet” (16th Nov)

Right then are you ready? As part of Internet Week Europe next week we’re hosting a 361 Degrees Live Podcast recording. It takes place on Friday 16th of November — that’s next week — at the funky cavernous function rooms of leading mobile agency, LBi, just off Brick Lane, London. 361 Degrees, by the way, is […]

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Mobile Monday London tonight: The HTML5 vs Native debate, redux!

I’m moderating the panel tonight at Mobile Monday London’s event. Here are the key details: – – – – –  Agenda 6.00 Arrival 6.30 Introduction 6.45 Debate 8.00 Networking 9.30 Close Location The CBI Conference Centre at Centre Point, the very tall building immediately above Tottenham Court Road tube station, on the Central and Northern Lines. […]

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Qualcomm’s Uplinq 2012 event — get 20% off now

I’ve been to the last two Uplinq 2012 events and without a doubt they’ve been a key highlight of my mobile year. Qualcomm is one of those companies that’s positioned itself right slap-bang in the centre of the mobile ecosystem. Their technology is directly utilised, referenced, licensed or integrated into almost everything you’d care to […]

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Bubble Over Barcelona: It’s the only place to be this Wednesday at #MWC12

There’s a new event happening at Mobile World Congress this year. It’s founder, Matthaus Krzykowski, is just about the coolest, most knowledgeable and most opinionated mobile chap I know. His connections are ridiculously good. To put on the event, Matthaus has combined forces with the public relations whirlwind that is Candace Locklear of Mighty PR and […]

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Need to get the music industry’s attention? Get to Midem

Midem is coming in January. It’s the music industry’s premier connected event and it takes place in Cannes, France, every year. If you’re working on something mobile-music related (or “connected” music), then I strongly, strongly recommend you consider attending the event. You’ll meet almost 7,000 other folk. Don’t just buy a ticket though. Get in […]

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Do you work in mobile music? Check out midem 2012

If you’re working in mobile music, I strongly recommend taking a look at midem. Most people working in music know all about midem, however it’s not so well known in the mobile sphere. modem — always written in lowercase — is the world’s largest and most influential music industry event. It takes place each year […]

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Are you coming to MEF Global on Thursday? See you there!

It’s all-systems-go on Thursday here in London. MEF Global has come to town. I’ve always thoroughly enjoyed MEF events. The calibre of the other attendees is always extremely high. The last MEF event I attended was a good few months ago now — in Miami — and it was simply brilliant. This week’s event — […]

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HP, HTC, Nokia headlining at Qualcomm’s Uplinq event

Look at that list there. That tells you something about the ecosystem that Qualcomm has created in recent years. Uplinq is Qualcomm’s annual developer conference in San Diego and if my experience there last year was anything to go by, this year’s event (June 1st-2nd) is going to be fantastic. The keynote speakers themselves are […]

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10 questions to Rick Calvert, CEO of BlogWorldExpo

Now then here’s another event that I’d like to draw your attention to, especially if you’re into social media as I know a lot of the people reading are. BlogWorld & New Media Expo is taking place on the 24th-26th of May  in New York. This year they’re adding a mobile stream to the conference […]

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Event next week: Mobile for the Cultural Sector

I’m participating in a roundtable at the upcoming Mobile for the Cultural Sector next week. It’s one of the always-good Camerjam events and it takes place on the 8-9th of March at Ravensbourne, London. There are quite a few luminary folk speaking: Ed Vaizey MP, Minister for Communications, Culture and Creative Industries Sarah Evans, Head of […]

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Sony Ericsson set to ‘blow the doors off’ Droidcon

I asked Dominic Travers, one of the organisers of this week’s Droidcon android conference, to give us a preview of one of the event’s keynotes. If you haven’t got your ticket yet, there are still a few left so be quick. I’m looking forward to it! Over to Dominic: – – – – – Traditionally […]

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50% Droidcon discount for Symbian’s laid-off workers

Quick note in from Dominic, one of the chaps behind next week’s Droidcon event: Hi Ewan. Have just seen breaking news on the Register that Symbian workers in London and Cambridge have been told to go home this morning. I would like to invite the all to attend droidcon for half price. Any chance you […]