Pinwheel: Location based storytelling

Posted in: LBS, Social- Feb 25, 2012 No Comments

Caterina Fake new startup Pinwheel is in private beta.   Storytelling around place seems to cover a wide range of possible applications, everything from checkins, recommendations, to hyperlocal news and citizen journalism could all involve a location based, storytelling service.  I am really looking forward to how Pinwheel grows; especially after reading  Liz Gannes article [...]

A SMS to IP messaging bridge

Posted in: SMS, Telcoms- Feb 25, 2012 No Comments

Kevin Fitchard of GigaOm writes SMS 2.0 could make its first appearance at MWC it will be interesting to see how this story plays out with operators and in the market for number of reasons.   There is not much detail but as I understand it the proposed solution both enhances SMS with features found in instant [...]

Next2′s co-founder @emekaokoye speaking at Mobile Web East 2012 #mwe2012

Posted in: SMS- Feb 08, 2012 No Comments

Emeka Okoye, Next2′s co-founder is speaking at this years Mobile Web East conference in Nairobi, Kenya, Emeka will be speaking on Thursday, February 23rd at 11:50 am Utilising mobile technology to make a difference during elections by increased advocacy, activism and mobilization: How a mobile application made a difference to the Nigerian 2011 elections. Mobile [...]