Posts Tagged ‘mobile world congress’

Best of the IoT Twitterverse from November

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Posted on 10th Dec 2014 by in M2M

We’ve brought together the best of the IoT Twitterverse from November in honor of those who entered our #IoT Maker Challenge.

Mobile payments in the UK – contactless progress

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Posted on 5th Mar 2014 by in Mobile

Regular followers of our blog will know we are interested in contactless payments around the world, but also in the UK in particular. We ran our first Contactless Challenge in London following the 2012 Olympics, pitting two influential bloggers against each other. This was swiftly followed by a similar challenge in the US. Now, however, […]

What’s up with Mark Zuckerberg? A man on a mission at MWC

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Posted on 26th Feb 2014 by in Mobile

He’s a man on a mission, and when the man who created Facebook talks about mobile phones, people listen. In his keynote speech at MWC in Barcelona, he took some time to speak about WhatsApp, and its mission to connect one billion people across the globe. It’s no secret that Zuck’ has seen mobile as […]

Our visit from the Minister for Digital Innovation at Mobile World Congress

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Posted on 26th Feb 2014 by in Mobile

You may have seen from our tweets that we were honored to have Fleur Pellerin, Minister Delegate with responsibility for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises, Innovation and the Digital Economy of France, visit our stand earlier. As someone whose mission is to turn France into one of Europe’s premier hubs for tech startups, it goes to […]

If money is going to the cloud, and connectivity is everywhere, why do we need NFC? – Question from Tim Green, Mobile Money Revolution

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Posted on 25th Feb 2014 by in Mobile

Continuing our Mobile World Congress influencer Q&A series, Tim Green from Mobile Money Revolution has asked why we need NFC when our money is going to the cloud and connectivity is everywhere. He believes that we could use email or apps instead. Do we think some new form of OTA mobile payment is the future? […]

The importance of mobile trust

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Posted on 25th Feb 2014 by in Mobile

At a show like Mobile World Congress, the clue is in the name. The focus is on the mobile device and everything it enables. We’ve seen just how essential the mobile device is to our everyday lives and how many of us cannot live without one (or several). The reason for this isn’t just that […]

Mobile World Congress – starting earlier each year

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Posted on 24th Feb 2014 by in Mobile

Last year we noticed that Mobile World Congress announcements were being made before the official start of the conference. And it appears that it’s no different this year either. Let’s start with Facebook’s acquisition of popular mass messenger Whatsapp for $19bn. Despite all the hype around the price paid for the app, it’s notable that […]

Let’s play smart darts!

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Posted on 24th Feb 2014 by in M2M

We’ve been busy at Mobile World Congress 2014 this week. Read about the challenge of ‘Smart Darts’ here.

Questions on M2M from Lavanya Rammohan, Compass Intelligence

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Posted on 24th Feb 2014 by in M2M

As is now customary at this time of year, we here at Gemalto have spent the last few weeks compiling questions from influencers and industry experts on all things mobile. With Mobile World Congress kicking off this week, the time has come to share our responses, starting with questions from Lavanya Rammohan from Compass Intelligence. […]

The future of tourism is mobile – where to go in Barcelona after Mobile World Congress?

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Posted on 20th Feb 2014 by in Mobile

Frequent travelers will be pleased to know that mobile technology is set to make more of the world accessible in new and exciting ways thanks to a host of innovations coming to mobile platforms in the near future. Augmented reality and wearable tech can enhance a travel experience for business or pleasure at the touch […]