Tag: Smartphones

Africa is battleground for low-priced smartphones

The 4Africa Initiative is part of Microsoft’s plans to have tens of millions of smart devices in the hands of African youths by 2016. Microsoft also wants to bring 1 million African small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) online, train 100,000 members of Africa’s existing workforce in addition to helping ...

Corporations That Don’t Practice Social Responsibility Can’t Hide Anymore | Co.Exist: World changing ideas and innovation

This is quickly becoming a fact of life in the networked economy. Corporations That Don’t Practice Social Responsibility Can’t Hide Anymore | Co.Exist: World changing ideas and innovation Umair Haque sums it up well in his new book Betterness: Economics for Humans: “The bigger picture of twenty-first-century competition is richer, more nuanced ...

Short video on the Future of Branding & Communication: good brands are those that are loved!

Image by gleonhard via Flickr Jabob from Sounds Like Branding (more on what they do, here) recorded this quick iPhone video with me, in Paris, yesterday – it's a nice and I gues somewhat succinct summary of my thoughts on the Future of Branding and Communications – check it out!  Bottom lines: ...

Announcing the payment model for my new iPhone & Android mobile apps: pay what you think it’s worth

2 weeks ago, I launched my free iPhone app, followed by the Android version just a few days ago, powered by MobileRoadie in LA. Now that I am very close to the first 1000 downloads I  wanted to share how I intend to 'charge' for the apps and the ...

Shifting to the Open Network Economy: my presentation at the Fundacao Dom Cabral CEO event in Sao Paulo

It was a great pleasure to be invited to contribute to the Sao Paulo / Brazil-based Fundacao Dom Cabral's innovative CEO leadership program, led by my colleague and Swiss-Brazilian collaborator and leadership guru Didier Marlier, as a visiting professor. Below is a fairly large and long (95 pages – do ...

New Podcast: Mobile First! Again.

I just uploaded a new podcast on my "Media Futurist" iPhone app, entitled "Mobile First", sharing some thoughts on why I think this is a very important paradigm shift, for me, my clients and… the world;). As I mentioned yesterday, for now, these podcasts are exclusive to the app ...

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