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Maybe Verizon will sponsor the Gene Haas F1 team

Just to keep its rivals out

Here at GoMo Towers we are intrigued by the plans that US based, Gene Haas, to build a new F1 [Formula One] motor racing team. As soon as it was anoouncede that Haas had won the right to enter an F1 team the whole project was immediately surrounded in controvery. One of the big questions is, of course, will have enough time to build a winning team for the next season – 2015, or will the sheer logistics force him to wait until 2016. However, here at GoMo News, we’re speculating that the USA’s leading MNO [Mobile Network Operator] might be forced to sponsor the Haas team – for nothing else than to keep its rivals out. Continue reading

5G-world_summit 5G World Summit

[ June 24, 2014 8:00 am to June 25, 2014 6:00 pm. ] Organisers: Informa
Venue: RAI
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Web: http: 5gworldsummit.com

Register:here

Claiming to be the world’s first global 5G event, this dedicated 5G Summit will provide an ideal opportunity for forward-thinking LTE professionals representing the operator, vendor, device and analyst communities to examine the drivers for 5G. Continue reading

dixie's photo is in the post Guest Post: Finding the right case for a smartphone

by Dixie Somers, a writer who sometimes works with Cellphonecases.com

These days smartphones have become an essential tool for most people. However, they are still relatively expensive. After spending hard-earned money on a new phone, all it takes is one drop, crack, spill, or accident to render the phone completely unusable, and thus money down the drain. Obviously, many people use phone cases to protect a handset from wear and tear. However some cases are better at it than others. Depending on the type of phone, there are hundreds of choices when it comes to cases, What’s really required is something that’s really going to fully protect the phone, not just cover it. If you want a case that is truly going to keep the phone from getting dirty, cracked, or damaged by water, read on for my ideas. Continue reading

connected_cars Connected Cars 14

[ July 24, 2013 8:00 am to July 25, 2013 6:00 pm. ] Organisers: Informa
Venue: RAI
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Web: www.connectedcarsworld.com

Register: here

Connected Cars 2014 returns to the Amsterdam RAI, and is co-locating again with the LTE World Summit to bring together over 3,000 attendees, 125 exhibitors and 250 speakers. Continue reading

MVSCs becoming numbers of choice - kitcher RTX launches inbound services and mobile voice short codes

RTX expands its product portfolio to include inbound voice services & mobile voice short codes for cost-effective, flexible C2B calling

Press release

April 15th 2014. RTX, the global carrier exchange for telecoms operators, has announced the launch of inbound voice services and mobile voice short codes (MVSC) to expand its growing portfolio. The new services enable convenient, cost-effective and flexible inbound consumer to business calls from fixed line and mobile numbers. Continue reading

JP Rangaswami announced as opening keynote speaker@ Enterprise Apps World

Press release

April 16th 2014. Salesforces chief data scientist, JP Rangaswami, has been announced as the headline speaker at this June’s Enterprise Apps World event in London. Enterprise Apps World is being co-hosted with Cloud World Forum on 17th-18th June[2014] at the Olympia National, UK with an expected 8,000 plus attendees over the two days. Keynote speaker JP Rangaswami will be sharing his passion for innovation and insights into what the future could look like for businesses that embrace technology. The acclaimed data scientist joined Salesforce in 2010 and has been ranked in the top five most influential people in IT last year by the UK’s Computer Weekly. Rangaswami will be delivering the opening keynote session at 10am on June 17th [2014] in the Enterprise Apps Strategies conference. Continue reading

at7t sponsored data Sponspored data plans are a good thing survey discovers

Antidote to bill shock for starters says Citrix

Best known for its IT specialism, Citrix has just shared some of the findings from a survey of US smartphone users conducted on their behalf by Wakefield Research . Now the survey covers mobile device etiquette and the mobile user experience. But in particular it covers ‘sponsored data plans’. Strangely, Citrix didn’t really bother to explain what the ‘sponsored’ bit means. However, we suspect the firm helped US mobile network operator – AT&T, with offering its own ‘Sponsored Data’ service. (See here). Anyway, the survey finds that consumers are dead scared of over-spending on their data plans (bill shock). Surprise, surprise. It also found that they’d be receptive to sponsored data plans. Ditto. Continue reading

worried about exceeding data limits - koopmans Mobile data users fear exceeding their quota, open to sponsored data plans – Citrix

Consumer survey reveals what mobile subscribers think about their data usage and mobile data services experience

Press release

April 16th 2014 . Citrix has revealed findings from a consumer survey about mobile device etiquette, sponsored data plans and the mobile user experience. The survey of adult smartphone and tablet owners, conducted by Wakefield Research on behalf of Citrix, found that, as a group, younger mobile users (millennials) are the most fearful about exceeding their mobile data limit, while, as a group, adults with children are those most likely to actually exceed their monthly data limit. Continue reading

Paym-hsbc GoMo discovers HSBC bank Paym service by accident

Through update to old app announcement sent by letter

How quaint! We’ve become accustomed to receiving mostly junk mail through the traditional postal service. So it was a bit of a surprise to discover that GoMo News‘ existing bank – HSBC [UK], had decided to communicate with us about its latest banking app through a non-digital media. A letter. Anyway, it turned out to be good news because we also learnt about HSBC’s Paym service by mistake. It will be launching live in the UK on April 29th [2014]. Those who pre-register get the chance to win an HTC One. Continue reading