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The Industry Event Formerly Known as 3GSM

This year I’m more excited than ever about Mobile World Congress (née 3GSM). But the excitement at this year’s event won’t be at the event. It will be at two amazing side-events: the Mobile Monday Global Peer Awards happening on

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Yahoo! Dishes it out at 3GSM

The Yahoo! stand Yahoo! had a really big stand this year at 3GSM where they were showcasing their wizzy new version of Yahoo! Go (more coherent thoughts on that later). They were giving away dishes of yummy ice-cream as well,

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Moco News Coverage of Mobile Search Panel

Moconews published a good summary of the panel on mobile search that I sat on at 3GSM. One thing not covered in the article: mobile web skepticism still rampant. A guy from the audience still didn’t believe you could have

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3GSM Thoughts

So. After experiencing the 3GSM conference for the second time, what are my thoughts? First of all, I am very much more impressed with the event this year than I was last year. It’s even bigger (60,000 attendees this year

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Mobile Monday Global Peer Awards

Just a quick post on this. In a word, it was awesome. Kudos to Rudy for putting it together and likewise to everyone else involved in developing it. 23 startups from 23 Mobile Monday chapters around the world showcasing some

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3GSM: Tim Berners-Lee’s Keynote

It’s 10:00 on Monday and Tim Berners-Lee has just delivered his keynote address. The key message: the Web is an open platform and an enabling technology layer and as the Web moves into the mobile platform (“convergence”), we need to

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3GSM-again

Here I am again in Barcelona, a year after attending my first 3GSM event (the Euro-centric mobile industry’s yearly love-fest). Last year, I was an observer. This year, my schedule is packed. I’m attending Tim Berners-Lee’s keynote tomorrow morning. I’m

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3GSM: Mobile Web and the Mobile Monday Invasion

I’ll be at 3GSM this year again. I’m expecting (and hoping) this year’s event to be more interesting than last year’s. At the last event, it was all about MobileTV. This time, the Mobile Web will be front and center.

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Who is Daniel K. Appelquist?

I'm an American Ex-Pat living in London and dealing with the increasing complexities of parenting in the digital world. I am the Open Web Advocate for Telefónica, focusing on the Firefox OS project. I am a founder and co-organizer of the Over the Air hack day series as well as a founder of Mobile Monday London & Mobile 2.0. I'm a former .com CTO and subsequent .com refugee. I like a good burger.

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My books:
Mobile Internet for Dummies
XML and SQL

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