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27 Feb 2015
Steve Wozniak: Net Neutrality Decision Is Victory for Consumers

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) yesterday established a new Open Internet Order that implements strict net neutrality rules which prohibit speed throttling and paid fast lanes – and for the first time the rules will also apply to mobile internet services.

What is Net Neutrality?

The Associated Press describes net neutrality as the idea that websites or videos load at about the same speed. That means you won’t be more inclined to watch a particular show on Amazon Prime instead of Netflix because Amazon has struck a deal with your ...

27 Feb 2015
CEO of Pebble to discuss evolution of Wearable Devices at Apps World North America.

Eric Migicovsky the CEO of industry leading innovators Pebble Technologies will be delivering a keynote address at Apps World North America at the Moscone Center San Francisco on May 12. He will be discussing in detail the successful launch of Pebble Time with their record breaking Kickstarter campaign.

Pebble Technologies became the fastest Kickstarter campaign to raise $1m in the site’s six-year history on Tuesday 24 February. They hit this in just 35 minutes after it launched an updated version of its device with a new colour screen, redesigned ...

23 Feb 2015
Adidas: “We’re thinking ‘open first’ for all future devices”

We recently caught up with Jon Werner, Innovation Explorer at Adidas ahead of him speaking at Apps World North America 12 - 13 May.

Jon shared his insights into Adidas's future plans and what he would be bringing to the event this May.

“...this is Adidas, we’re open, and we’re ready to help get people fit; we realise we can’t do this on our own, and we need to work with other partners to make this happen,”

Jon will take to the stage on 12 May at ...

20 Feb 2015
Kevin Rose joins CEOs of Pebble and Evernote as keynote at Apps World North America

The keynotes continue to take shape at Apps World North America 2015 with an increasing list of VIP heavyweights joining an already impressive lineup. Kevin Rose and Marc Hemeon will be opening the show on the morning of May 12, discussing the launch of North Technologies, creating beautiful User Experiences and lessons learnt in their time at Google. They will be followed by Phil Libin, CEO @ Evernote discussing the potential impact of wearables on Evernote’s business model, and how they will continue to evolve their UI to create the ...

16 Feb 2015
Save up to €200 with early bird pricing for Apps World Germany ending this Friday!

Take advantage of our early bird discount pricing for Apps World Germany, held at the CityCube, Berlin on April 22-23 before Friday 20th February and save up to €200!

Registering before midnight (CET) on Friday 20th February will save you €200 off the price of our gold passes which gives you full access to the whole show including HTML5 & Mobile Web, TV and Multi-Screen Apps, Mobile Payments & Banking, Mobile Strategy and Marketing as well as our Gaming Apps Workshops. You’ll also get access to the entire free ...

5 Feb 2015
Apps World Germany - already 2,500+ pre-registrations!

With just under three months to go until the inaugural Apps World Germany show we are delighted to announce that we are setting a record precedent with over 2,500+ pre registrations. Apps World Germany will be hosting an expected 6,000+ attendees at the CityCube, Berlin on April 22-23.

Berlin is fast being recognised as a thriving technology and start-up location and we are thrilled to be bringing our global leading apps event to the German market for the first time! If you are a start-up and want to ...

13 Jan 2015
Steve Wozniak, Peter Molyneux & Ian Livingstone announced as Keynote Speakers at Apps World Germany!

 We are delighted to announce that Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak will be keynoting the inaugural Apps World Germany event in Berlin this April! He will be joined by founder of Lionhead Studios; Peter Molyneux OBE and co-founder of Games Workshop; Ian Livingstone.

Having helped shape the computing industry with his designs of early Apple products that influenced the later Macintosh, Steve Wozniak will be discussing the story of Apple, entrepreneurship, innovation and sharing his industry insight with developers in the free-to-attend Developer World conference stream - register your free pass here ...

12 Jan 2015
The #AppsWorld 2015 mobile & apps industry predictions

Appy New Year from the Apps World team! Before we get started on this year’s exciting list of Apps World events, we’ve rounded up some of the industry’s predictions for apps and mobile in 2015 – here’s what we’re looking forward to seeing this year:

Emerging markets taking the lead on smartphone growth

With GfK Target Setter projections stating that smartphone sales will grow by 18pc in 2015 the lucrative mobile technology market continues to thrive, with the GSMA announcing last year that there are now ...

15 Dec 2014
SmartUp Visuals doodle the day away @ #AppsWorld

The 2014 Apps World event in London was full of innovation and creativity across the apps ecosystem, with demos from the coolest new startups at the cutting edge of mobile technology. This year it was also great to welcome Smartup Visuals to create real time visuals and info-powered pictures of everything happening at the event.

The team from Smartup Visuals were scribbling and doodling away for the duration of the second day of the event. The artwork, which was all hand drawn, provided an engaging, creative way to focus on ...

9 Dec 2014
Gaming legend Ian Livingstone announced as keynote for #AppsWorld Germany

Apps World will be heading to Berlin in April 2015 for the launch of Apps World Germany. The event will be bringing together 6,000+ attendees and will be covering topics including; Mobile Strategy, Payments & Banking, Gaming, Connected Cars, Cloud & Enterprise apps and TV apps.

As part of the jam-packed agendas we are delighted to announce that Ian Livingstone, one of the founding fathers of the UK games industry, will be keynoting the Gaming workshops on 22nd April.

Ian co-founded the iconic games company Games Workshop in 1975 and launched ...

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