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Intel to put $2bn into Clearwire, Sprint WiMax?

It looks like Xohm is about to be reborn. According to The Street, chipmaker Intel will be breathing new life into WiMax with a $2 billion funding injection. After reports last month that Clearwire and Sprint were talking again about setting up a joint venture, it looks like the US’ WiMax network could finally be […]

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Unlimited Drinks London December 2007 – a review

At 5.55pm I arrived at the Number3Bar to setup for SMS Text News Unlimited Drinks December – this time held in the site’s spiritual home of the city of London, centre of Her Majesty’s Empire. “You can’t come in yet, we’re still setting up,” the huge, tall bouncer blurted out when I walked up to […]

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Monday’s Unlimited Drinks – are you coming?

Gosh it’s come round quick! I’m really looking forward to meeting everyone at the Number3Bar this Monday coming for Unlimited Drinks London. Just as a reminder — the Key points: The date: December 3rd 2007 (Monday) The venue: Number3 Bar, New Burlington Street, just off Regent Street, London (Google Map) The time: 6pm onwards Get […]

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Unlimited Drinks London: 3rd of December

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Unlimited Drinks Tel Aviv, Israel – A review

What a welcome change it was flying into Israel and being surrounded by people using mobile communications properly. Yes, there were a few really old Motorolas or Nokias on display, however the vast majority of the population I saw in and around Tel Aviv were sporting top of the range Sony Ericssons, Nokias and the […]

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Brilliant time at Tapeo

I was delighted with the tapas at Tapeo, the restaurant where we held last night’s Unlimited Drinks. It wasn’t quite on par with the likes of Barcelona but it worked. (Good choice Jeb.) I’m working on an overview of the evening, minus my Skypephone. Jasmine from Jajah was so taken with it that I let […]

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AQA party this weekend

AQA, the text answering service, are holding a big bash this coming Saturday in Leeds, UK, featuring 4 great bands, free cocktails and, one imagines, lots of answers to your strange questions. The acts have all been chosen for their party credentials and include AQA’s superb competition winners Model Radio (formerly My:Audio), Leeds’ sexy female-fronted […]

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Who do you rate in Israel?

So I’m departing these shores for Tel Aviv tomorrow to check out the mobile scene and for the Unlimited Drinks event on Wednesday. I’ll be making copious use of (new SMS Text News sponsor) MaxRoam’s roaming capabilities (T-Mobile UK — a whopping £1.40/min, MaxRoam: £0.31/min). I also noticed, with some surprise, that 3 have a […]

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Unlimited Drinks Tel Aviv TONIGHT!

With the amount of mobile development coming out of the country, I’ve been wanting to visit Israel for quite a while. I’m pleased that this week, I’ll finally be setting foot there once again (the last time I was there: Ages ago for a school trip to see the sights, which, by the way, were […]

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HP mobile video bloggers dinner tonight

There’s an HP mobile bloggers dinner going on this evening. I’m going along to see what’s cooking and to meet Hewlett-Packard hosts Gavin Duckett (Industry Consultant Communications, Media and Entertainment), Roger Fawcett (Director, Business Development, Communications Media & Entertainment, EMEA) and Jean-Marie Bulte (Solutions Architect Opencall Media Solutions). There’s most likely a demo of some […]

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Time to get some Shekels! We’re going to Tel Aviv!

Jeb’s, SMS Text News events manager is flying into Israel right now. We’re coming to Israel, baby. This month. November 21. In fact I’ll be in the country for a few days. It’s a hotbed … a riotous HOTBED of mobile innovation. I’m going to see if I can hook up and document a lot […]

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Mobile geeks of London unite!

Do you consider yourself a mobile geek? Do you live, work or hang out in (or within easy reach of) London? SMS Text News reader James Whatley has just launched a Facebook group called Mobile Geeks of London. It’s open to anyone (assuming you’ve got a Facebook account, of course), and promises “chat, discussions, and general […]