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The Big M Mobile Conference

Normally when talking about The Big M around here, it refers to MacLeod, but this time we’re talking about something a little different. Ewan is off to Bath on Monday to speak at the very cool, very exciting Big M conference. His topic? The State of the Mobile Union. He’s like our very own Obama. […]

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Want to speak at BlackBerry DEVCON?

There’s a call for papers out at the moment for the upcoming BlackBerry DEVCON event coming this October in San Francisco. If you’d like to present a panel or a session, *now* is the time to get in touch with the organisers. Here are the subjects they are looking for people to discuss: – BlackBerry┬« […]

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Unlimited Drinks is BACK! Your help needed…

Now then, it’s been quite a while since we last held an Unlimited Drinks event here at Mobile Industry Review. Indeed, if memory serves (and it is a poor memory), I think the site was still named SMS Text News when we last did a big networking evening. The Unlimited Drinks concept is quite different […]

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WiFi on trains? There’s a conference for that!

My message to the train operators attending TrainComms2011 is JFDI. In case translation is required: Just frakking* do it. This June, BWCS will host its sixth annual WiFi on Trains Conference Train Communications Systems 2011, with train operators from all over the world due to speak and attend. The conference will be dominated by real […]

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The unofficial MWC parties app

I saw this note posted on the Momolondon forum earlier today and thought it might be of interest to all those attending MWC: Hi All, As in last year, I have written an app that aggregates most interesting free networking events, receptions and parties happening in the week of MWC 2011 in Barcelona. The app […]

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Connected Creativity: The mobile entertainment event at MIP TV

I’ve been visiting Paris every week or so for the past month to work with the team at MIPTV’s Connected Creativity event. MIPTV is where the world’s entertainment industry comes to discuss what’s new and what’s moving across the global entertainment marketplace. Connected Creativity is a new addition to MIPTV this year. It’s dedicated to […]

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The Mobile Gameshow comes to London next week!

Family Fortunes? Mastermind? University Challenge? Blankety-Blank? That’s right, the Mobile Gameshow is coming to London next week featuring a host of your favourite London mobile geniuses. With a twist. The organisers, Cammerjam, have sprinkled some mobile love across the much loved gameshow formats converting them to: – Family Mobility Fortunes – MasterMobilemind – UniMobiversity Challenge […]

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Mobile Convention Amsterdam arrives on 19th April 2011

Last year, executives from two Holland-based companies had an epiphany of sorts. Frustrated that there was no European forum event targeted specifically to their interests in the m-Commerce field, they took matters into their own hands and set one up. The result was Mobile Convention Amsterdam 2010. Founded by business magazine Emerce and SMS aggregator, […]

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It’s MEF Americas 2010 from Miami, let’s rock it!

The sun is shining brightly in Miami already and it’s just gone 7am. The temperature is set to hit 28 degrees and the venue, the city’s uber-funky Fontainbleu Hotel has got the aircon and the internet connectivity turned up to the max. And helpfully, especially given yesterday’s diatribe (and diatribe #2) against Vodafone, the entire […]

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Webinar tomorrow: PR & social media techniques for MWC

I’m talking on a webinar tomorrow at 10am UK time about Mobile World Congress. I was delighted to participate because I’ve been pretty vocal about how smaller companies should and shouldn’t use MWC. If you’re beginning to think about MWC and how best to capitalise on it, I hope I might be able to give […]

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RIM’s DevCon10 starts tomorrow

Well then, it’s BlackBerry time again! The last time I was in America, I was at RIM’s magnificent WES2010 event in Orlando. That was huge — and although WES is definitely the key event for any RIM observer, the company’s DevCon conferences are all about mobile developers. The company is doing excellent work in the […]

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Calling all Mobile Developers: Win a Pod at Appnation!

If you’re a mobile developer, you should be at the upcoming Appnation Conference in San Francisco, happening on the 13th and 14th of September. I’ve got one exhibition Pod to give away. ┬áThe Pod is brilliant — it gives you the ability to show off your wares to the thronging masses. And for all the […]