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RSA 2016 – Heavy Hitters Talk Privacy vs. Security

"The path to hell starts with the back door, and we need to ensure that encryption technology remains strong,” said Brad Smith, president and chief legal officer, Microsoft at the RSA 2016 Conference. The RSA Conference is the annual confab where the world talks security. The 2016 event, with the theme “Connect to Protect,” was held Feb. 29 – Mar. 4 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.  As you might expect, the FBI versus Apple battle was the talk-of-the-show, not only in the casual Read more [...]

Mobile World Congress 2016 – Virtual Reality Steals the Show!

Smartphones Continue to Get Better and Better Everything about Mobile World Congress 2016 (the mobile industry’s annual confab in Barcelona) rates a superlative: MWC is the biggest mobile event with 101,000 attendees, 2,200 exhibitors, 3,600 press and media) people present. It is the most important - the keynotes speeches and product announcements portend an even more dominant role for mobile technology in our lives. Even this year’s transit strike, which made getting around harder than usual Read more [...]

Internet of Things World Europe

Internet of Things World Europe starts October 05 in Berlin, promising a detailed and thorough focus on the challenges ahead for the industry of connected technology in Europe. IoT has the backing of the European Commission to accelerate innovation and increase efficiency, productivity gains and growth. But despite the fact that the benefits of IoT are being recognized, the conference aims to tackle some of the issues surrounding implementation, such as safety and security, privacy and data, accountability Read more [...]

IPX Summit 2015 – coming soon

The IPX Summit, 2015 will begin on September 30 at the Tower - A Guoman Hotel,  in London, UK. This event is your opportunity to meet current and potential IPX customers, network with key stakeholders in the IPX ecosystem and monetise your IPX strategies. The IPX summit is the platform for the industry to come together - to learn, network and do business. IPX is partnering with the Carriers World conference starting September 29, so there is double the opportunity for exhibitors to reach potential Read more [...]

CTIA Super Mobility

Coming to the Sands, Las Vegas, September 9 - 11 is CTIA Super Mobility, in partnership with Microsoft. This year sees a relaunch of the CTIA-powered trade event. CTIA Super mobility recognizes the changes in the wireless world, and now brings together every conceivable aspect of portable technology. This event is billed as, “The Industry’s Hot Spot for Everything Mobile” and this year’s theme is, ‘Immerse Yourself.’ The conference schedule will enable you to immerse yourself in knowledge, Read more [...]

Top 10 Hi-Tech U.S. Trade Shows

Pulling together a Top 10 trade show list is somewhat problematical. Most lists are based on square footage (the “largest”), show attendance (the “biggest”), number of exhibitors (the “largest display of products” or “exciting number of new product announcements”) or industry focus (the “industry’s premier event”). While these lists are great for promoting an event and can be useful for marketers planning their marketing programs, their utility stops there. The typical Top Read more [...]
Huawei Smart watch

Mobile World Congress 2015 – It’s A Wrap

MWC 2015 is over and the show continues to earn the “biggest annual event focused on mobile technology” moniker. Previous posts have covered some of the major announcements and the keynote presentations, so in this post I’ll just summarize the major themes and show highlights. In the mobile technology space, smartphones are king. In fact, one analyst claims that the number of smartphones in use worldwide now exceeds the number of installed PCs (about 1.5B). New smartphone announcements ruled Read more [...]
Mark Zukerberg at Mobile World Congress 2015

Mobile World Congress 2015 – Keynote Highlights

One of the most interesting aspects of the Mobile World Congress (MWC 2015) show each year is the keynote presentations. MWC attracts executives from globally recognized companies who provide their insights into the future directions and challenges of mobile communications. This year is no different, with speakers from AT&T, Deutsch Telekom, Facebook, Ericsson, Huawei, Intel, MasterCard, Mozilla, Wikipedia and a host of others. One of the first keynote sessions by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Read more [...]
MWC 2015 Innovation

Mobile World Congress 2015 – Day One Highlights

The first day of the world’s largest mobile technology show, Mobile World Congress (MWC 2015), is always a big day for announcements. Today did not disappoint and fully illustrated this year’s theme: The Edge of Innovation. Along with yesterday’s announcements from Samsung and HTC, today’s announcements from Microsoft, Sony and Lenovo all added new smartphones and tablets to their product offerings. While most of the enhancements are in the “speeds and feeds” area (e.g. processor performance, Read more [...]
Mobile World Congress 2015

Barcelona to Host Mobile World Congress 2015

From Weables to Connected Cars Barcelona will be a Buzz of Mobile Technology as Mobile World Congress opens on March 2nd 2015 The 2015 Mobile World Congress will be held between the 2nd and 5th of March in Barcelona. The event will bring the best of mobile under one roof for 4 days. More than 1900 companies are going to exhibit their products and services at the event. Thousands of visitors will attend the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, an exciting opportunity to meet new people and make Read more [...]