Symbian is the DOS of mobile phones. The ubiquitous operating system sits snugly behind 110 million Symbian smartphones), according to the Symbian website. Ten years ago, Symbian was formed as a private company owned by then trendsetters Ericsson, Nokia, Motorola and Psion – the UK based company that developed Symbian originally. As things stand today, [...]
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Being in the MCM (Media/Communication/Marketing) business gives one an opportunity to observe the way ideas develop – from germination in some theory geek’s mind, to a conference, or series of conferences, or publications, or all of the above, then to academia, and then, sometimes, through to business.