Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg has lashed out at the US National Security Agency (NSA) over the PRISM surveillance scandal, but said the industry is working better together as a result.
Mobile World Congress
The Facebook chief executive's lack of charisma meant that delegates left the keynote, held at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, just 20 minutes into his discussion.
On the heels of its acquisition by Facebook, WhatsApp will introduce an Internet voice calling capability later this year.
If ever there was a time to ensure your mobile experiences were optimized for e-commerce, it's yesterday.
The opportunity for contextually aware location data isn't lost on anyone, but stringing those attributes together with relevant marketing remains challenging and elusive.
Lead marketing executives from Unilever, KLM and InterContinental Hotels Group outlined their evolving strategies in mobile by highlighting some of the struggles and successes they've encountered on the road to mobility.
Wireless carriers have certainly grown accustomed to their perch from above, controlling so much of the industry and their relationships with customers. Only recently have they begun singing a different tune, as was evident here at Mobile World Congress this week.
If mobile network operators were content with the current stable of operating systems in the market today, Mozilla certainly would not have the backing of 18 operators around the globe. Mozilla previewed its Firefox OS here at Mobile World Congress with a significant number of carrier executives on stage, announcing that the first devices to run the open mobile ecosystem will be made available to customers in Brazil, Colombia, Hungary, Mexico, Montenegro, Poland, Serbia, Spain and Venezuela beginning in July.