Archive | July, 2010

Gordon Gekko on the NSN-Motorola $1.2B Deal

22 Jul

Last night I asked Gordon Gekko if he thought the Nokia-Seimens/Motorola Networks acquisition was a good fit.  He said yes, for 5 reasons.  Can you guess which was Gordon’s #1 reason why this mega-mobile merge was such a sweet deal? A) Global presence.  Gives NSN a big jump in the United States and Japan. B) […]


LBS: “Show Me the Money”

19 Jul

Another LBS report is out, this one from IE Market Research, entitled 3Q.2010 Global GPS Navigation and Location Based Services Forecast. Some highlights: LBS adoption will accelerate across the globe.: the total addressable global market for GPS navigation and location based mobile services will rise by a CAGR of 51.3% to $13.4 billion in 2014, from […]