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Exclusive: Mark Shuttleworth on the market for Ubuntu Mobile

Continuing our exclusive video interview series featuring Ubuntu founder, Mark Shuttleworth, we delve a little deeper into the details surrounding the launch of Ubuntu Mobile. In this video I ask Mark to discuss the specific markets intended for the platform.

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The Smartphone sales stats for last quarter are out… have a read!

Kantar Worldpanel ComTech just released their quarterly update showing operating system share of smartphone sales. Their stats always make interesting reading. Here’s what Kantar has to say: Apple’s iPhone 4S launch has helped the company regain global momentum with the US driving growth, according to new data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech. In the latest 12 […]

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Marketplace: HTC EVO 4G for sale

HTC Evo 4G WiMax Android Phone (Sprint) – Unboxing A reader emailed me this morning to point out that having returned to the UK from the Google I/O conference, he’s got an HTC EVO 4G device that’s utterly useless in the United Kingdom since it’s CMDA only. Ergo he’s wondering if someone else can make […]

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Windows Mobile demo videos – interesting stuff

Microsoft has launched a round of videos showing off the next version of Windows Mobile. It’s very interesting to see how they’re marketing them. (These videos will only work for UK users unfortunately.) First up — Windows Marketplace: Windows Phone demo: Windows Live demo: Internet Explorer on Windows Mobile: Windows Mobile email: My first reaction […]

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Marketplace: BlackBerry Developer required for imminent UK project

Sam at We Are Feral, the London-based digital design collective is on the hunt for a BlackBerry developer. If you’re available right-away, talk to him. He’s sam at weareferal.co.uk. Their website doesn’t seem to be working at the moment but I’m sure his email is operational. (via MoMoLondon)

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PR agencies in Silicon Valley: Who do you recommend?

I have two ‘go-to’ PR agencies in Silicon Valley. I really do rate them and I regularly refer readers to them. But now and again, because they’re both so popular, they’re often unable to work with companies that I recommend because of non-compete issues. And that’s where I hit a wall. Who do you recommend […]

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Help: Conference calling for 10,000+ participants. Who would you use?

A reader called me this morning to ask for a recommendation on a UK company that they could use to run a conference call (like a Shareholder/Earnings call) for upwards of 10,000 participants. They’ve talked to the usual suspects who are all about to offer 100-1,000 concurrent users, but after that level, the list of […]

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Help: Creating and presenting RADAR (Spider) graphics on iPhone

I saw this marketplace enquiry from Jim Ward on MomoLondon’s forum and thought it might be useful for some readers. Can anyone help? If so, drop me a note (ewan@mobileindustryreview.com) and I’ll forward your enquiry directly to Jim. Hi Does anyone have any expertise on this? I am looking to have a Performance Management App […]

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Advertise your services on Mobile Industry Review (free)

I’ve launched a new ‘Services Directory‘ section on Mobile Industry Review. The concept is to try and help readers do more business with each other. Take a look at Patrick Smith’s entry, PR In A Box — he’s offering a highly convenient and very effectively priced PR package that may well be relevant for a […]

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Help: Icelandic company wants to buy UK premium rate services

I’ve been sent another marketplace request this evening, this time from a company in Iceland. They’ve got a thriving mobile sports messaging alerts service which, of course, runs on premium rate. They emailed to ask how the UK does business and I explained that it was eminently possible to contract with one company to provide […]

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Help: Worldwide SMS Campaign agency/aggregator required

I had this email in today from a reader looking for some assistance. Have a read: I’m currently contracting into a large global email esp – one of their global clients has requested help with sms campaigns – across US, Latin America, EMEA and Asia pac. Can you recommend any agency/software provider that might be […]

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Who do you recommend for UK Blackberry Exchange hosting?

Martin emailed me this morning with this question: Who do you recommend for Blackberry Exchange hosting in the UK? There are plenty of suppliers advertising on Google, just, we’re not sure who to go with. Who do your readers use? Martin, the only companies I’m aware of and have tried are American (e.g. Mailstreet and […]