Mobile World Congress wrapped up in Barcelona this week. Who were the “winners” and “losers” of the event? We take a look. Also: American Airlines invests in Samsung Galaxy Notes, though reports show Apple still dominates in the enterprise.
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Who shone at the largest annual mobile event, and who was strangely absent?
Mobile World Congress: Top 10 Trends, Devices And Ideas – Huffington Post
Samsung, Phablets, low-end devices and more make the list.
Samsung, Visa and Mastercard made mobile payments announcements at MWC.
Mozilla Unveils Firefox OS Smartphones At MWC – Fast Company
Apps will be powered by HTML5 and Web-based technology.
Translating Enterprise Apps to Mobile: 3 Companies’ Journeys – ComputerWorld
Firms in drastically different industries find out what works, and what doesn’t.
Do Not Strand Your Sales Force, Mobilize Them – Mobile Marketer
CMO Sam Gaddis discusses how mobile is transforming sales efficiency.
New iOS apps are eschewing standard buttons for gestures.
American Airlines Just Bought 17,000 Samsung Galaxy Notes – Business Insider
The corporate giant snubs Apple, citing the need for a larger screen.
AT&T and General Motors Will Bring Wireless Data to Cars – New York Times
“The car is going to be a smartphone with four wheels.”
4 Trends to Watch at SXSW Interactive 2013 – Tech Cocktail
Wearable technology, like Nike Fuelband and Fitbit, tops the list.
Apple Continues to Dominate the Enterprise – Good Technology
iOS captures 77% of all activations while Android makes tablet gains.
Nielsen looks at consumer behavior, device usage in 10 countries including US.
How Teachers Are Using Technology – Pew Internet
A recent survey finds mobile central to the learning process.
Kendo UI’s latest study takes a look at developer’s thoughts on operating systems.