STL Partners published the inaugural version of our Digital Investment Database in early July, and we’ve now issued our first update, including a brief overview of Softbank’s acquisition of ARM and Verizon’s purchases of Yahoo! and Fleetmatics.
A launcher is a customizable home screen for an Android device that allows users to reorganize, customize and interact with their device. Launchers are gaining popularity, with Facebook, Google, Twitter and Yahoo all having either acquired or developed their own versions, but the market is fragmented with different launchers providing different functionality, services and monetization methods. Our latest analysis shows how telcos should seek to explore this area to help them establish more relevance in the digital ecosystem.
What Apple, Google, Facebook & the Internet Giants mean for Telcos. Presentations on Telco 2.0 strategies for ‘the great game’ by Chris Barraclough, Managing Director, Telco 2.0 Initiative, SEA Mobile Internet Landscapes by Tommaso del Re, SEA Head of BD and Mobile, Yahoo! and Patent Wars by Keith McMahon, Senior Associate, STL Partners / Telco 2.0 at the New Digital Economics & CSG APAC Executive Forum in November/December 2011.
GAF: Patent Wars presentation