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Live Tweeting from the Verizon Developer Conference #VDC09

July 28, 2009 by Lisa Oshima | Events, Mobile
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I live tweeted the Verizon Developer Conference today in San Jose.  It was a well-organized event – and as an added bonus, it was free!  There were a lot of familiar and friendly faces at the event, which was also great.  I live tweeted the highlights of the devcon today.  For those of you who […]

Directory of the Top Mobile Developer Relations Pros on Twitter

July 21, 2009 by Lisa Oshima | Consulting, Developers, Mobile, Social Media
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UPDATED 7/31/09: Below, you’ll find a list I compiled of mobile developer relations professionals on Twitter.  It’s interesting to see how many mobile companies are starting to use Twitter to engage with their developer communities.  The most prolific developer relations tweeps seem to be from Windows Mobile (which lists Twitter, Facebook and YouTube as communications […]

Mobile App Developer Garage: Feb 16 at Mobile World Congress & Discount Code (UPDATED 2/13/09)

February 10, 2009 by Lisa Oshima | Consulting, Events, Mobile
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I’m moderating two panels and chairing the morning sessions of the Mobile Application Developer Garage on Monday February 16, 2009 at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona (Hall 5, Auditorium 3).  This is a first of its kind event at Mobile World Congress, and it should be a great day. To get a 15% discount to […]

My Mobile and Social Media Predictions for 2009 into 2010

January 7, 2009 by Lisa Oshima | Mobile, Social Media
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Here are a handful of my predictions for mobile and social media in 2009, moving into 2010… For the record, I’ve left off everything I know will happen in 2009 and limited this list to things I *think* will happen: Smartphones and feature phones will continue to converge in iPhone-esque fashion. Mobile Internet will drive […]

Nov 14: Weekly Social Media & Mobile News Summary

November 14, 2008 by Lisa Oshima | Mobile, Social Media
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Apple Apple is now the #2 smartphone manufacturer. Nokia remains #1, RIM is now#3, and Motorola is #4. More here. The iPhone surpassed the Motorola Razr as the top selling consumer phone. Facebook TechCrunch reports that Facebook violated its own privacy policy to give Microsoft access to user emails: “Microsoft’s Invite2Messenger appears to violate that […]

11/7/08: Weekly Round-up of Social Media & Mobile News

November 7, 2008 by Lisa Oshima | Mobile, Social Media
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AOL: AOL announced its earnings this week.  The most interesting part of the report: “Revenues decreased 17% ($207 million) to $1.0 billion, due to a 26% decline ($165 million) in Subscription revenues and a 6% decrease ($33 million) in Advertising revenues. The decline in Subscription revenues reflects mainly a decrease in domestic AOL brand subscribers, […]

Facebook for Blackberry is Here, but What About BIGGER News?

October 24, 2007 by Lisa Oshima | Enterprise, Mobile, Social Media
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Was I the only one who was underwhelmed with the Facebook and RIM announcement of Facebook for BlackBerry at this morning’s CTIA keynote?  Don’t get me wrong, Facebook’s co-founder, Dustin Moskovitz, presented very well, but I was hoping for more. Moskovitz didn’t mention Microsoft.  Just hours after the keynote, the Wall Street Journal confirmed rumors […]

Palm’s Treo 750: A Review & Software Recommendations

January 9, 2007 by Lisa Oshima | Developers, Mobile, Review
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I know, I know, this blog is meant to be about social media and social networking, but I couldn’t resist writing about another piece of new technology that I know well – the Treo 750, one of the newest GSM Windows Mobile phones on the market.  On January 5th, Palm, Inc. announced the launch of […]



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