The decision to send four editors to MWC this year meant that Anand, Brian, Joshua and I were thrust deep in the heart of Barcelona for the best part of the week, surrounded by the companies that shape the mobile industry. Despite my several previous trips to Computex, for Joshua and I this was our first public event in the mobile industry with all these companies in one location, and I wanted to jot down a few of my thoughts on one of the largest instances of business-to-business agglomeration in the technology industry. On the face of it, MWC sounds large. The cited number of individuals at the event (business, press and other) is in the region of 75,000, and the benefit to...
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I'm in the audience of Microsoft's Partner Preview for Computex 2011, basically an event to give a sneak peak of the future of Windows to press and MS partners...32 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 6/1/2011
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Today UPS dropped off my Xbox 360 Slim (codename Valhalla) and I did exactly what you'd expect me to: run power numbers on it and take the whole thing...28 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 6/17/2010