Whatever came of all those big claims of future cooperation made at the time of that "breakthrough" agreement between Microsoft and Sun nearly three years ago?
Not much, it seems. Big gestures play well in the media (McNealy and Ballmer swapping hockey jokes? Irresistible!). Keeping track of actual results (or the lack thereof) is far less interesting. Read more
At trade shows like 3GSM there are always a huge number of statistics and forecasts flying around as executives try to convince their customers and investors of the huge market opportunities ahead. Here are some of the ones that kept coming up at this year’s Congress, grouped under some loose themes. This might be a fun list to keep and check in a couple of years to see if any of it came true.