With another Apple WWDC right around the corner, it's time to start plotting out your party schedule. We've gone ahead and compiled a list of hottest parties that will be sweeping San Francisco next week. Have a look:   Sunday June 10th 5pm-9pm sfMacIndie @ 800 Howard St. - Sign Up Coming Soon 6pm-9pm Night of Meat @ Espetus - See @WWDCNightOfMeat for Info   Monday June 11th 5:30pm-??? Dinner with Storm8 @ TBA - Request an...

Howdy! We headed out to the Clairmont hotel in San Francisco last night to check out the Life 3.0: Augmented Reality show, organized by the Funders and Founders meetup. The event attracted an incredibly creative and forward-thinking crowd, with over 20 startups exhibiting futuristic technologies. We wanted to share our favorite demos from the show:   Outerbody Labs More art than business, the most fun and engaging demo of the night was the OuterBody...

Last week was an epic week for the mobile space, with players from the industry gathering in Barcelona for the Mobile World Congress to share information, discuss trends, and of course—release sweet new mobile devices. We were dazzled by what we interacted with (check out our pics!), and wanted to continue our coverage of the event by highlighting some devices and opening up the discussion surrounding their impact on trends...

This past week has been home to GSMA’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, bringing together leaders and developers in the mobile space to connect and share visions for the future. Beginning Monday, the conference has boasted notable keynotes from industry leaders such as Facebook’s CTO Bret Taylor, Ford’s Executive Chairman William Clay Ford Jr., Google’s Executive chairman Eric Schmidt, and more to come. Each presenter has brought visionary insight to...

This year’s Mobile World Congress is just getting started in Barcelona and Mobile Money is taking the stage in a big way.  GSMA has highlighted the theme by dedicating a website and a web channel to the topic, and the news has just begun to flow in.  Just yesterday Visa and Vodafone announced the world’s largest mobile payments partnership, and during the first keynote of the Congress Facebook’s CTO Brett...

Picture credits: Joe Schaeppi / silentsymphonies.com   Yesterday, the Swiss Mobile Basecamp was held in Bern for the first time. As a unique gathering of entrepreneurs, experts, investors and start-ups in the Swiss mobile scene, the new event came with a great line-up of speakers, offering ample opportunities to mix and mingle, and, eventually, culminated in a “Dragon’s Den” competition. Dragon’s Den originated in Japanese reality TV and quickly conquered TV stations all over...

Last Wednesday and Thursday Scandit was present at the APPnation 3 conference in the San Francisco Design Center concourse. It was an exhilarating get-together of some of the leading developers, ad companies, and investors in the mobile industry. This blog post summarizes our key take-aways and provides some pictures (see link below). The first highlight was Gibu Thomas - SVP of mobile and digital for Walmart. He chatted about the rise...

Phew… after attending Mobilize 2011 in San Francisco and AdWeek in New York, we joined the wireless and telecom community for the yearly CTIA Enterprise and Applications conference in San Diego. In this post, we’ll summarize our insights from the CTIA Power Series sessions with their specific focus on mobile commerce and advertising. Enjoy! Mobile Commerce Once more mobile payment was one of the conference’s hot topics. But even though most people...