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Stuff You Should Have Seen – last week

Sometimes there just is not enough time in a week to get to all of the stuff that one should read.  And this week, July 22 to 28, was one of those weeks.  So this is going to be brief. 

Why do birds suddenly appear – Ars Technica

Birds of a feather – Tech Crunch

What the Flock – GigaOM

Loon – TMZ

What’s on my smartphone? – ReadWriteWeb

Can I borrow your iPhone for a minute? – CNet 

Lower Edumacation – Business Wire

Upper Edumacation – Pew Research

Big Cat Unleashed– Wired

In the chips – ZD Net

A million here, a million there and pretty soon…. – Boy Genius

Multi-Level Phone company  – All Things Digital

Barriers to adoption – Mashable

Get ’em while they’re young – Tech Crunch

Dermatoglyphics – Byte

Cacography – PC World

Enough for the nonce.  Have a good week.

The Stuff You Should Have Seen – last week is a compilation of articles, opinions, stories of interest to the mobile community presented by LAVA Mobile – a Strategic Interest Group of the Los Angeles Venture Association.  LAVA Mobile is generously sponsored by E&Y and Gumiyo.

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Stuff You Should Have Seen – last week

So the week that was – July 15 – 21 – delivered a wide variety of opinions, insights and observations about things mobile – devices, companies, trends and events.  Here are some of the posts and online ruminations that caught our attention.

Change You Can Believe In – eWeek

A Bird in the Hand – Information Week

Revenue from an Unlikely Source – Slate

Offer Good Products at Good Prices – GigaOM

Upstarts and Has Beens – ReadWriteWeb

Has Beens and Upstarts – Columbia Journalism Review

Caveat Emptor – Hot for Security

Music Box – Slash Gear

Signal Flare – The Brainyard

One phone at a time – Mobile Magazine

One data point is not a trend – Digital Trends

Advoidance– Pew Internet

Kids these Days – Boy Genius

Getting back in Touch – PC World

Getting in Touch – CNET

Pwn bait – Social Barrel

Device Envy  – Byte

No Forking Way! – the Verge

The Stuff You Should Have Seen – last week is a compilation of articles, opinions, stories of interest to the mobile community presented by LAVA Mobile – a Strategic Interest Group of the Los Angeles Venture Association.  LAVA Mobile is generously sponsored by E&Y and Gumiyo.


Stuff You Should Have Seen – last week

So the first thing you should have seen last week was a great LAVA event on Tuesday at the Skirball Center that featured a line-up of thought leaders sharing their unique perspectives.  It was quite a show – emcee Richard Koffler of Koffler Ventures; and presenters: Shuki Lehavi of Gumiyo, Jeff Liu of E&Y and Joe Jasin of Polaroid.  Thanks to those gentlemen for their contribution to our understanding of the Mobile Ecosystem of Southern California and Beyond. 

And here is the rest of things you should have seen: July 8 – 14.

Zynga’s CEO Looks into Cloudy Crystal Ball– ZDNet

Foneros not Fonzie – GigaOM

HTML5 dentro – Movile

Sincerest Form of Flattery – PC Magazine

Just because you can doesn’t mean…. – ZDNet

Clueless – Ars Technica

Punctuated Equilibrium – Modojo

RIM Shot, Again – eWeek

All Your Forum Are Belong to Us – Phandroid

One Step Ahead of the Parents – CNet

Lie down with carriers, wake up fragged – PC Magazine

Write Once, Run for the Kool Aid – Information Week

What could possibly go wrong – Digital Trends

No Gramps, It’s a Phone, Not a Dance – All Things Digital

Beats Me – Boy Genius

Send me a Postcard – Tech Crunch

More Ads – FierceMobileContent

I’d Rather Have a Supersized Soda – GigaOM

Light’em Up – Electric Light & Power

Cult Is Not Happy – Byte

Perpetua Motion – Mashable

On His Way to a Gathering of Narcissists Perhaps – CNET

That should be enough from last week to get you started on this week.  Have a good one.

The Stuff You Should Have Seen – last week is a compilation of articles, opinions, stories of interest to the mobile community presented by LAVA Mobile – a Strategic Interest Group of the Los Angeles Venture Association.  LAVA Mobile is generously sponsored by E&Y and Gumiyo.


Stuff You Should Have Seen – last week

The final tweaks to the Mobile Ecosystem of Southern California and Beyond program for the 27th Annual Meeting of the Los Angeles Venture Association, July 10, 7:00 AM, Skirball Center are underway.  Register here.

Summer has arrived and kicks into high gear with a midweek holiday.  Lots going on and lots of people online with insights and opinions – shrewd, sophisticated or silly about mobile technology, businesses, economics, products and services.  So sit down, relax and soak up what was going on last week:  June 24 – 30.

DOA? – eWeek

The truth has no bearing on anything – TechCrunch

Being novel isn’t enough – San Francisco Chronicle blog

Clinical trials and patient recruitment – FierceBiotechIT 

Storm Warnings – Chicago Tribune

AWS could have used a warning – Mashable

Don’t need a weatherman – Engineer Live

Insatiable – food & drink digital

Teen terrible – GigaOM

Little Box, Big Sound – BusinessWeek

Boingo joining WBA trial – Boingo Wireless

San Irwin – Forbes

Quick Firefox – ReadWriteWeb 

Full Metal Android – Wired

Prediction is very difficult – LA Times

It is not what the dog said that is noteworthy – Boy Genius

A question of balance (sheets) – All Things Digital

Is it watching TV if you’re not watching a TV? – NPD

Shiny New Android Browser – Venture Beat

Assume makes an … – Motoring Crunch

Sensors and Sensibility – Fast Company

Surface tension – Forbes

Flattery got Samsung nowhere – CNN Money

Deprogramming might work – Apple Insider

Go Mobile Young Entrepreneur – Fred Wilson

Don’t go shopping without it – MarketWatch

All employees must wash their keyboards – PR Newswire

Network built to survive WW3 – SF Gate

 

Be safe and sane this week.  We want you back here next week to show you what you may have missed.

The Stuff You Should Have Seen – last week is a compilation of articles, opinions, stories of interest to the mobile community presented by LAVA Mobile – a Strategic Interest Group of the Los Angeles Venture Association.  LAVA Mobile is generously sponsored by E&Y and Gumiyo.


App, Device, Mobile Tech Exhibitors Wanted

The July 10th Annual Meeting of the Los Angeles Venture Association at the Skirball Center includes an exhibit space for local mobile companies, vendors and sponsors.  The exhibit space will be open during the networking periods prior to (7:00-7:50 AM) and after the program (9:00 – 10:00 AM).  Register for the program:  Mobile Ecosystem of Southern California and Beyond

To exhibit at the Annual Meeting:

LAVA Members with mobile enabled devices, apps or services can apply for exhibit space (at no charge, available on a first come, first serve basis).  GoTrexx, Skin Metro and Carvoyant will be there.

Others start-ups with mobile enabled products or services can apply for exhibit space by registering 4 paid admissions to the event acknowledged by comment on the LinkedIn Event listing – http://linkd.in/Mn8gk4.   Space is limited.  

Mobile companies can rent exhibit space for $300 (includes 2 paid admissions).

Exhibitors should contact me – jd.lavamobile@gmail.com.  Vendors and Sponsors interested in marketing/networking their products and services for this event should contact Len Lanzi, Executive Director of LAVA: len@lava.org   

The Los Angeles Venture Association is the oldest business networking and educational membership organization in the region.  The Annual Meeting is being produced by LAVA Mobile – the Strategic Interest Group focused on mobile enabled technology, products, services and businesses.  LAVA Mobile is generously sponsored by Gumiyo and Ernst & Young.


Ever wonder what 3 experts on mobile tech, business and opportunities talk about when they get together?

You don’t have to guess. You are invited to sit in on their conversation at the Los Angeles Venture Association Annual Meeting – July 10th, 7:00 AM, Skirball Center in Los Angeles.  LAVA Mobile is producing the event and has invited 3 experts to provide their perspectives on mobile enabled markets, businesses, devices and platforms.  After some membership business, Jeff Liu, Ernst & Young’s  Principal & Senior Managing Director, US Group Head, Technology M&A and Capital & Debt Advisory will present some original research on mobile markets, marketing, advertising, smartphones and entrepreneurial opportunities.

Also presenting his unique perspective will be Shuki Lehavi, Co-Founder and CEO of local mobile business Gumiyo – a mobile publishing platform.  Home to 27,000 mobile sites, Gumiyo is used to create mobile solutions for businesses and brands to reach and engage local consumers.  Gumiyo powers mobile initiatives for more than 150,000 businesses and brands worldwide and helps them communicate with consumers over SMS, mobile web and apps.

And for a global perspective on mobile markets from his perch in the Silicon Valley, Joe Jasin will bring his observations and insights to the technologies, devices and services enabled by mobile.  Joe is the VP of Business Development for Polaroid, Silicon Valley Forum Founder and Chair of the  Mobile Software Developers and Department of State, Asia Pacific Economic Corporation, Advisor on Wireless Spectrum Allocation.

And we’ll have a number of exhibitors with demos and collateral for attendees during the networking sessions before and after the program.  Exhibitors will include GoTrexx – an application for information/entertaining children on vacation to popular destinations; Skin Metro – iPad mobile application for helping consumers with selecting cosmetics; Gumiyo and E&Y will also be exhibiting.

Registration is now available at LAVA website.

If you have a mobile app, device or service you would like to display in the exhibit space, contact:  jd.lavamobile@gmail.com

If you would like to join the fine companies sponsoring LAVA, LAVA Mobile or this event, please contact Len Lanzi, Exec Director: len@lava.org

Register, let your LinkedIn connections know you’ll be attending and we’ll see you there.


Stuff You Should Have Seen – last week

Go forth and register:  LAVA Annual Meeting/Mobile Ecosystem of Southern California and Beyond – July 10th, Skirball Center, 7:00 AM

Through celebrating the Summer Solstice and looking to get back onto the treadmill of  tendentious, timorous, tremendous or trivial insights, observations and pontificating about everything mobile?  Well you’ve come to the right place – stuff you should have seen:  June 17 – 23.

A billion here, a billion there and pretty soon you have enough to buy a Hawaiian Island – eWeek

A billion here, a billion there – Hey Doc, cool phone – Bloomberg

What’s the sponsored story, Facebook? – AdAge Digital

It’s Not Alive! – Mashable

Think Telecomm – BusinessWeek

Paper cut – Business Wire

Posner takes bite out of Apple – Fortune (38 page pdf download)

Nope – Information Week

Marred – eWeek

Scratching the Surface – Online Publishers Association (33 pg pdf download)

Google making more money on iPhone – Google Mobile Blog

Apacheta Apps – ReadWriteWeb

Pencils, paper, protractor, iPad – NextGen Journal

Wooga goes wobbly on HTML5 – All Things Digital

Flipped Out – Mashable

Orbitz takes off – GigaOM

Check this out – Pew Internet Research

Cults are expensive – ABI Research

Buy a new phone, buy new accessories – TechDeviceReviews

A place to sell old accessories– Tech Crunch

Notebook in the Cloud – Byte 

Letters, Arts & Sciences for kids – Virtual-Strategy Magazine

Swype this – Extreme Tech

Easy but not small – IEEE Spectrum

Spectrum speculation – Fierce Wireless

Music soothes the savage task list– Mobile & Apps

That should be enough stimulant to start the week.  Have a good one!

The Stuff You Should Have Seen – last week is a compilation of articles, opinions, stories of interest to the mobile community presented by LAVA Mobile – a Strategic Interest Group of the Los Angeles Venture Association.  LAVA Mobile is generously sponsored by E&Y and Gumiyo.