Archive | December, 2008

Outliers – A Story of Our Times

I’m just reading Malcolm Gladwell’s (he of The Tipping Point and Blink) new book, Outliers and very interesting it is too (link on the right). More to the point it’s a very salutary story for our times and all those people and companies out there who are suffering right now. Let me first say that […]

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Today’s Second Data Point, Now With Apologies To A Mr Ballmer

Gartner sez Windows Mobile is now in fourth place in the smartphone OS race, with Mac OS X (or whatever you want to call what the iPhone runs) racing past it in Q3. Is Windows Mobile even really relevant any more as anything other than a platform for UIs that get rid of its awful […]

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Today’s Data Point, With Apologies To One Mr Tomi Ahonen

If you read MobHappy, you’re probably familiar with Tomi Ahonen of the Communities Dominate Brands blog (and if you aren’t you should be). He’s been talking for quite a while just how big the revenues generated by SMS are: Communities Dominate Brands: SMS text messaging worth 100 B dollars in 2007: Now its clear this […]

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Nokia v Google – Battle of the Titans

There’s an interesting post over at MocoNews, which reports from the recent Nokia World event in Barcelona. Worth a read if you have a few minutes as it sets out much of Nokia’s innovation vision for the company. But the thing which leaps out for me is how the company (like Microsoft before it) is […]

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What Will Happen in 2009?

It’s become something of a MobHappy tradition to do our predictions for the New Year and I’m sure we’ll be doing the same thing towards the end of 2008. A quick look at our predictions for this year also indicates that the boys have done good again, but we’ll be reviewing them in due course […]

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