Monthly Archives: October 2010

Rediscovering the art of selling

Intro: Even after researching products on their own, many customers still enter stores undecided about what to buy. For retailers, that’s an opportunity. Key Points: Recently, the industry has been missing opportunities to make sales. New technologies, extensive retailer Web … Continue reading

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Verizon Wireless to pay record settlement for mysterious data charges

Intro: The Federal Communications Commission’s Enforcement Bureau is holding Verizon Wireless responsible for paying a record $25 million payment to the U.S. Treasury for mystery fees the company charged its customers over the last several years. Key points: The payment … Continue reading

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The World’s Tallest Mountain Has Gone 3G

Intro in fact, full article;o) : Climbers of Mount Everest spent the past 24 hours updating Facebook statuses, after Nepal’s first-ever 3G connection was switched on yesterday at the base camp. The first use of the service? Making the world’s highest … Continue reading

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Groupon Merchants Can Now Create Their Own Deals

Intro: Groupon has released a Merchant Center for Groupon Stores, its recently uncovered self-service platform that businesses can use to set up virtual store fronts to promote and run their own deals. My Take: Groupon doesn’t seem to have the … Continue reading

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The Nook Color Might Be a Better Android Tablet Than We Thought

Intro: The Nook Color’s built on top of Android, but seemed crippled in its potential to be a killer Android tablet by the way it’d run apps. Well, the reality is, it could be a solid little Android tablet after … Continue reading

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Google’s View On The Internet’s Future

Intro: Dr. Vinton G. Cerf, “The Father Of The Internet” and VP, Chief Internet Evangelist for Google gives OgilvyOne Singapore a view into his crystal ball on what the Internet will be in the future. My Take: Well, I hope … Continue reading

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87% des mobinautes déclarent visiter au moins une fois le portail de leur opérateur, dont 55% tout le temps

Key Points: Le mobile est définitivement un média à part entière 45,7 millions de personnes sont équipées d’un téléphone mobile en France1 ; La consultation de l’Internet via le mobile est un marché de masse 13,3 millions de mobinautes sont … Continue reading

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Re-imagining Marketing After Achieving “Internet of Things”

Intro: If you’re not aware, the term Internet of Things refers to the interconnection of everyday objects (large and small) via an array of sensors and radio tags that would allow for a vastly “smarter” world empowered through technology. The … Continue reading

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Caring and sharing, by all means – but not with networks

Key Points: Australian operators Telstra and Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) announced last week that they will call a halt to their network sharing agreement in 2012. A number of operators in any given market could share their network infrastructure and … Continue reading

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Augmented Reality on the mobile – a legal minefield?

Intro: After all the excitement that we had in the second half of last year about this wonderful, new-fangled thing called augmented reality, it seemed as though we had a little period of retrenchment My take: 2 important things Dr Windsor … Continue reading

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