The United States of Connectedness

A new data and visualization project called the Connected States of America helps bring some focus into the way mobile phones facilitate communications and shows how conversations and text-messages bind areas and regions together, even ones that are far apart.…

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How Nokia Didn’t Listen To Itself

Earlier today Nokia stock hit a 13-year-low. Despite what CEO Stephen Elop says, it is hard to reconcile the falling share price with what is arguably the hottest mobile market. The funny thing is that as a company they shouldn't have been in this position.…

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Atoms, Not Apps, Will Power the Next-Gen Phones

Applications represent a gigantic leap forward in terms of mobile functionality. They have opened up new ways of accessing data, connecting to services, and interacting with people. Why, though, are mobile applications so dumb as to what is going on in the rest of your phone?…

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Samsung's bada Mobile Platform Due Dec. 8th

Samsung, after unveiling its open mobile platform for touch screen-based mobile phones, bada, earlier this month, and launching a web site, has confirmed the date of its December launch event to deliver the bada SDK: Dec. 8th.…

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GigaOM Interview: Opera CEO Jon S. von Tetzchner

We met with Jon S. von Tetzchner, the CEO of Opera software, and Tatsuki Tomita, senior VP of consumer products at Opera, yesterday and talked about the company's mobile browser platforms, how it sizes up against the competition and where web browsers are headed.…

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Vote, Uninterrupted

If you’re planning to vote in person this election, you’d better get familiar with regulations in your state around bringing camera cell…

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