Costis Papadimitrakopoulos, CEO of GLOBO and Chairman of the Hellenic Association of Mobile Application Companies, has been interviewed by Tech Talks Central (TCC) during Mobile World Congress 2015.
A workshop was held on Tuesday the 10th of June 2014 at InnovAthens regarding the preparation of the Hellenic participation in «COPERNICUS MASTERS COMPETITION 2015», a worldwide annual competition for innovative business applications and solutions, based on satellite earth observation data, targeting the social and business needs of everyday life. Greece, already participating at the European funded project Large Scale Demonstrator in Athens – LDA and in cooperation with the involved partners, is going to participate the Greek challenge of the Copernicus Masters Competition of 2015. The thematic area of the challenge is being addressed by the National Cadastre and Mapping Agency SA. Dr. Xenophone Tsilibaris, GRNET, was the moderator of this workshop, A detailed presentation of all the applications implemented by HAMAC member companies during LDA project took also place. At the second part of the event, Dr. Panagiotis Lolonis, Member of the Scientific Board at National Cadastre and Mapping Agency SA, referred in detail on Competition Masters Awards 2015, presented the thematic areas and asked the participants to designate the thematic area of the 2015 Greek challenge. A round table discussion amongst the participants followed. Watch the video here
Representatives of the Hellenic Association of Mobile Application Companies participated in the official Greek business delegation, accompanying the Prime Minister of Greece in China.
“Nokia’s Asha 501 has the potential to give the company the edge in emerging markets – where the device has already been touted for success,” says Veremis. “By offering this low-cost handset, thousands of emerging market consumers will be able to jump the gap between feature phones to smartphones – which are highly desirable because of the data, mobile applications and social connectivity they offer.
With so many high-end smartphones about, the market for cheap PAYG phones is long dead. That’s the received wisdom, but it’s wrong – so wrong – because it’s predicated on a mis-understanding of where the ‘market’ is. If you hadn’t guessed already, the US, Europe and the rest of the developed world ain’t where it’s at. All consumer electronics companies – and handset makers in particular – are looking much further afield. read the article here
Watch here the interview of Costis Papadimitrakopoulos, CEO Globo and HAMAC Chairman to Niki Lymperaki
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Google might have a limited presence in China after it pulled its search engine service from the country, but it is still thriving in mobile advertising as more people purchase mobile handsets and access the Web with these devices. read the article
Mobile may be the future for technology, but even with the worldwide proliferation of high-powered devices like smartphones and tablets, some companies are struggling to maintain consistent revenue streams. reuters.com
The New Board of Directors at the Greek e-Commerce Association (GRECA) announced as follows: Chairman, Nikos Goulis (Founder & Managing Director, e-Travel SA) Vice-Chairman, Prof. George Doukidis (Manager, ELTRUN) Secretary, Katerina Karagianni (co-founder & Managing Partner, days4u.gr) Treasurer, Zanis Lalas (Founder & Managing Director, z-mall.gr) Member, Fotis Antonopoulos (Founder, oliveshop.com) Member, Ilias Mandroukas (eCommerce & Loyalty Manager, aegeanair.com) Member, Philipp Brinkmann (Founder & Managing Director, travelplanet24.com)