Monthly Archives: October 2010

Top Startup Legal Mistakes

The topic for November at Mobile Monday Silicon Valley is Top Startup Legal Mistakes. I’ve been talking to a whole boatload of startups lately, and this seems like a really timely topic. There are a lot of folks out there … Continue reading

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Sizing an Advertising Market

There was a decent amount of discussion about the virtual goods vs advertising numbers that Flurry released. Awesome set of numbers they put together there, thanks for sharing them! I think it’s probably worth digging a little bit at how … Continue reading

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Mozilla Open Web App Prototype

I think this prototype of an open web app system from the folks at Mozilla is quite interesting. First thing to note is that it works currently on Android and iPhone devices even in the prototype version they have up. … Continue reading

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Thank You Twitter and Facebook

Getting people to build mobile websites has been an uphill battle for a long time. We had a chicken and egg problem. People didn’t browse the web from their devices because the experience was horrible, and website owners didn’t make … Continue reading

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CTIA 2010 – OMS Pitch Sessions

Yesterday I attended and participated in a subsection of the CTIA show organized by Jai from Open Mobile Solutions called developer pitch sessions. There were some interesting presentations in there, and some great conversations. Here are a few of the … Continue reading

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Apps vs Web Apps Recap

We had our Apps vs Web Apps discussion at Mobile Monday SV Monday night, and unfortunately lots of folks thought we didn’t really do the topic justice. I want to thank Raj and the panel participants for making a go … Continue reading

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Developer Device Programs

I don’t have an N8. Apparently some folks at Nokia are surprised by this. Maybe they bought into the corporate line about Nokia really caring about developers these days. Nokia gave Om a phone at Mobilize (and his “Thanks, but … Continue reading

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Mobilize 2010 Wrapup

I was at Mobilize 2010 yesterday. Fantastic event! Congrats to the whole GigaOm team, great job. Here’s some of the stuff that really stuck out for me: Mobile Payments The characterization of the panel that Liz lays out is pretty … Continue reading

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