Who is afraid of Facebook and Skype?

The worlds of social networking and telecommunications are coming closer together. With speculation over a deepening partnership (acquisition even?) between Facebook and Skype, and the recent launch of Hyves Mobile on the T-Mobile network in the Netherlands, it makes sense to look at what is at stake here. The figure below provides insight into the […] Read more »

Who owns the connected consumer?

Tuesday November 16,  I attended CONNECTIONSEurope, courtesy of Parks Associates. The 2-day event in Amsterdam was all about new developments in the digital content industries featuring panels of players in the digital content ecosystem ranging from service providers to content distributors to equipment manufacturers and anything in between, expertly moderated by Kurt Scherf and Stuart […] Read more »