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16 questions to Nate of TxtDrop.com

I invited Nate, founder of free texting service, TxtDrop.com if he’d like to do an SMS Text News Q&A. I always find it massively exciting to see how people answer these questions as it gives an excellent insight as to what mobile industry entrepreneurs (Nate, in this case) are thinking. So let’s begin! 1. What […]

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15 questions to Ed & Tom of secure mobile developers, Masabi

Now, this is a big one. It’s a two-in-one with both founders (Ed & Tom) answering the questions. Masbi is a secure mobile development company — I’ve used a screenshot from one of their recent Playtech mobile casino games there to the right. Let’s take in a bit of background before shooting into the interview: […]

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Meeting Frank Sixt and Doug Hamilton of Three

In answer to my earlier blog post, this afternoon I was at the Hutchison HQ – ‘Hutchison House’, in Battersea. Normally I get a nosebleed if I go anywhere near south of the Thames, but I’m ok if, as you see in the picture to the right, I can still see the water 😉 Why […]

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16 questions with Oren Todoros of eMoze

I’ve talked now and again with Oren of mobile messaging services company, eMoze and I asked him to tell us a little bit more about himself and his company. Here we go… 1. What was your first mobile handset? I have to think about this for a moment because the only thing that stands out […]

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15 questions to James Whatley of Refresh Mobile

If you thought SMS Text News readers were amongst the best, brightest, sexiest and most notable of the world’s mobile community, then you’d be dead rght. Well done. Nice to see you here, by the way. Pull up a chair. I’m always surprised to meet, talk and interact with SMS Text News readers. It’s phenomenally […]

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Call for Q&A interviewees

I’m going to be doing a lot more Q&A interviews shortly. If you’d like to do a Q&A drop me a mail. Don’t be shy about it. If you work anywhere near the mobile industry, if mobile is a passion, or if you’ve something to say about mobile, then you qualify to do a Q&A. […]

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EXCLUSIVE: TatMart adopts best practice from Mobile Operators; launches global clothing retail empire in 90 countries today

I’m pleased to be able to bring you an SMS Text News EXCLUSIVE report from our man on the ground, Steve Procter. EMBARGO — 4th December 2006 4th December 2006, LONDON – It was announced today at a clothing retail conference in Amsterdam that a brand new global clothes retailer is to launch early in […]

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21 Questions with Stefan Constantinescu of Ring Nokia

Stefan is a huge Nokia fan. On the scale of 1-10 where 10 is ‘MASSIVE fan’, Stefan ranks, I reckon, around 11 or 12. For at least 5 years, he’s been obsessing over their handsets, the company, their employees, the strategy — so much so that he’s decided to funnel his interest on to an […]

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16 questions to Rafe Blandford of Allaboutsymbian.com

I first met Rafe, All About Symbian founder, at Swedish Beers in October and it was super to catch up with him today at Nokia World 2006 — especially as I can now remember who he is as I completely forgot that we’d met 😉 Right, let’s get to the first question: 1. What was […]

Are you migrating or consolidating your data centre?

Do you recall a while ago I mentioned I had a new company? I’ve been putting in the hours with it big time recently. It’s called DCMI — which, by the way, stands for Data Centre Migration International. The site’s at dcmi.co.uk. The headline elevator pitch runs like this: DCMI provides the only software solution […]

5 questions to Pat Phelan of Roamfree.ie

Earlier this afternoon I said if you had a few moments to drop me a note and say hi. Generally speaking most people reading this blog do so on a delayed fashion — that is, you are more or less guaranteed to be reading this post, which I’m writing today (Friday) on say, Saturday, Sunday […]

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17 Questions to Christopher Lovold of LUUP

I’ve been watching and talking about LUUP mobile payments for a long time now.   First launched in Norway in the heady days of 2002, they’re one of the continent’s most successful mobile payments companies – and have now expanded with a presence in Germany, Poland and the UK.  If you haven’t got yourself an account, […]