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Rio Caraeff, CEO of Vevo talks at MIPTV 2011

Rio Caraeff introduces Vevo at Connected Creativity, MIPTV 2011. Vevo is a music distribution platform focused on providing video on any place and platform. Owned by the world’s largest entertainment companies, Vevo works with artists like Lady Gaga, Beyonce and Rhianna making content available to everyone. More from Rio:

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Cédric Ponsot of Vivendi Mobile Entertainment runs a Multi-Platform Distribution Service

Cédric Ponsot, CEO of Vivendi Mobile Entertainment talks at MIPTV on licensing and distribution of content. Vivendi handles mobile content and works with content owners and mobile operators on licensing, distributing and monetizing content. Here is the video:

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Nokia’s Ovi Store: Put that in your pipe and smoke it, doubters!

So I’ve been pretty vocal about Nokia’s Ovi Store. I was vocal (positively) when it launched. I was vocal (negatively) when it really began to frustrate me (silly little bugs that we letting it down) and I’ve been rather delighted at the company’s continued success with the platform ever since. I’ve been banging the drum […]

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Visa is heading on to Google’s Android platform. Watch out!

It’s all getting very, very interesting in the mobile industry of late. I’m looking at every single handset that’s released and thinking ‘oh, that’d be good with Android’. Now that you can configure your own mobile experience — albeit in limited form with the T-Mobile G1 — the other handsets are shortly going to look […]

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Applications

QIK launches on the Blackberry platform

QIK, probably the best mobile video streaming platform has hit the Blackberry platform this morning. The system is alpha and they’ve got it working on almost every modern Blackberry — including the Pearl, the Bold, the Curve and the new Pearl Flip (which is a piece of goodness in itself). Founder Bhaskar is radiating sheer […]

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Applications

Trutap launches Hornet content platform

I got a note in this morning from Carl Uminski, CTO of Trutap. I caught up with Carl very briefly at CTIA in San Francisco last month and he showed me a demo of the next version of Trutap — it’s going to be quite stunning. IM, Content, Social Networking — all aimed at the […]

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Orange Austria deploys ChangingWorld’s ClixSmart Platform

If you’re an Orange Austria user, you’ll shortly be noticing that the Orange portal will start to adapt to things you like. That’s because they’ve deployed ChangingWorld‘s ClixSmart Intelligent Portal Platform. As well as offering a quicker time to market for publishing mobile internet services, the thing that interests me about this is the fact […]

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Ericsson, STMicro combine chips and platforms

Ericson and STMicroelectronics have announced a deal to combine Ericsson Mobile Platforms and ST-NXP Wireless into a joint venture into a single, 50-50 joint venture, with ST planning to buy the 20 percent of ST-NXP Wireless it doesn’t already own from fellow chipmaker NXP. The companies already have the likes of Nokia, Samsung, Sony Ericsson, […]