Archive for July, 2009

F 7/31, iPhoneDevCamp3, Yahoo!, 701 First Avenue, Sunnyvale 5-10pm Opening Night mixer with DJ BT & satellite broadcast* Sa 8/1, iPhoneDevCamp3, Yahoo!, 701 First Avenue, Sunnyvale 9 Breakfast 9:30 Keynote (Broadcast) 12 Lunch 1 Coder Confab 6-10 Pizza and Beer Su 8/2, iPhoneDevCamp3, Yahoo!, 701 First Avenue, Sunnyvale 9 Breakfast 10 AndrewStone @Twittelator-NeXT Computer Became iPhone (Broadcast) 10:30  Steve Demeter @Demiforce – DIY […]


We’re still covering the scene at Stanford where 900 have flowed through to hear founders and funders espouse the essence of innovation. Over lunch I had a chance to catch up with Craig Sherman of Gaia, Alvin Lau of Dolby, Scott Brown of Cisco, David McKeown of Invest Northern Ireland who were on site scouting […]


Always On Summit at Stanford is in full swing this morning after having a banner kickoff last night with a standing room only crowd of energetic, optimistic web dignitaries soaking up gems from SV guru Bill Campbell and gang.   Tune for the two-way Vivu webcast where you can participate via video, watch panel discussions […]


With Verizon entering the app store game, there are now more ways for coders to make money.  Here are the highlights from today’s Verizon Developer Community (VDC) Conference: – VCast App Store 4Q09, goal is to provide more apps than anyone – not offering an SDK, instead offering open APIs compatible with underlying SDK for […]


Busy week in the Bay Area for developers as Verizon launches its first developer conference, AlwaysOn gathers VCs at the Summit at Stanford, and coders converge on Yahoo! for iPhoneDevCamp.  Here’s the guide: Tu 7/28, Verizon Developers Conference, Fairmont San Jose Follow #VDC09 #Verizon, Webcast:  http://www.vdc2009.com/webcast.php# 9:30-12:30   Lowell McAdam, CEO, John Stratton, CMO,Roger Gurnani, SVP […]


What a party it was last night as SFFS film lovers ducked in from the fog to the hot and steamy screening of RiP:  Remix Manifesto.  There must have been 300 in the house as director Brett Gaylor took the stage and encouraged cheers for the good guys and boos for the bad guys in his […]


Although #Comic-Con is twending #2 right now, massive ooohs and aahs just concluded at the @PayPal Platform Preview event in San Jose where developers are now huddled in code/build under NDA.  Tweeters for the public announcement included @scobleizer and @sujamthe and here’s what the tweeps collectively had to say: – Scott Thompson, President, PayPal:  The Holy Grail […]


This week many are heading to Casual Connect in Seattle, Comic-Con in San Diego, and PayPal’s Platform Preview, Startup Idol, and SFFS 360 Film + Club in San Francisco.  If you’re hanging in SF, stop by.  Startup Idol is FREE and SFFS 360 only $17.  Here are the details: Th 7/23   Startup Idol, Hotel Sofitel, 223 Twin Dolphin […]


VentureBeat outdid itself yesterday with a class affair at the Parc 55 in San Francisco. If you wanted a good look at the players of the mobile ecosystem this was the place to be, replete with pitch fest, cocktails, jazz and killer schwag to bring home to the kids, including SGN‘s plush pandas and Symbian‘s […]


What an exciting month in the mobile space!  Today MEF hosted the Telecom Council at Microsoft.  Verizon’s Developers Conference is coming up.  iPhone Developers Camp is at month end.  And tomorrow is VentureBeat’s MobileBeat at the Parc 55 Hotel on 55 Cyril Magnin Street in San Francisco.  From 8-8 everyone in the industry is talking. […]