Archive | January, 2010

The Disruption of Politics

There are a bunch of sectors going through huge disruptions at the moment, whether it’s newspapers, telephony (via VoIP), books, TV, music, film, mobile handsets and if those rumours are right, the PC might be coming in for a fair bit of disruption tomorrow too. But one sector that is changing and doesn’t get a […]

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Piracy Might be Good for Business

We’ll all too aware that record companies have been blaming their industry woes on people who download music without paying for it. They’re also very fond of making the flawed assumption that every track downloaded for free would have been paid for if the free option didn’t exist – despite no evidence to support the […]

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Econ 101 For Operators

There’s been quite a bit of talk lately about how mobile networks are creaking under the strain of increased data usage. The CTO of Verizon in the US says that flat-rate data plans aren’t sustainable, echoing similar comments from the head of AT&T Wireless; over in the UK, O2’s head honcho says smartphones are bogging […]

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Carnival of the Mobilists 207

Head on over to this week’s Carnival of the Mobilists 207 at Volker on Mobile. If you’re not from around these parts, the Carnival features the very best writing about mobile from the previous week at a different blogger’s website. It’s a great resource for finding out what’s on in mobile – all in one […]

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Mobile Trends 2020 Updated

Carlo wrote last week about Mobile Trends 2020, a project curated by our pal Rudy De Waele. Rudy has updated the slide show with contributions from me, as well as other people who failed to get their act together for the original deadline – or perhaps they decided that they would like to be part […]

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