I came across this article, which rationalizes stealth mode startups. I do agree on some the issues especially so in markets such as Kenya…and Africa in general where funding is not easily accessible. – First mover advantage is important. Fair enough. It’s sometimes good to be first. But many times (more?) it’s not-so-good to be … [Read more…]
Sun Microsystems Inc. raised eyebrows and garnered splashy headlines when it announced plans to acquire MySQL Inc. for $1 billion. But what the deal means in mobile — or just about anywhere else, for that matter — is far from clear. A Swedish outfit with more than 400 employees in 25 countries, MySQL is the … [Read more…]
Today I took our Zimbra installation for a test drive, and it rides like a dream.(Nice work Kelly)We are now offering corporate email solutions to discerning clients who want to embrace the scalable solutions that plug into our mobile lifestyle.While email use has increased dramatically with the growth of the Internet, the underlying messaging systems … [Read more…]
The meeting with a local telco firm today was spot on!Generali introduced us to the team there and the meeting lasted less than an hour…short and sweet! This simply means Zunguka is on course for our February launch is TumaSMS.This has been a long time coming, we are happy to be at this point.
he balance of power in the GPS market will shift from portable navigation devices to mobile handsets, with navigation-enabled mobile phones expected to start outselling personal navigation devices (PNDs) next year. Minneapolis-based market research firm Telematics Research Group (TRG) reports that Garmin and TomTom may be the worldwide market leaders today, but mobile phone manufacturers … [Read more…]