From way back in December. (Sorry Juergen.) Too
late to stop this guy before he slaughters truth again:
"Japanese mobile-phone users don't have access to
text-messaging technology, so mobile phone users have
embraced I-Mode to allow them to surf the mobile
Internet for their e-mail," he said.
Gee, I hope those Japanese mobile phone users can find
their mail, 'surfing the mobile Internet'. Google's
pretty good these days, but still....
And don't forget to duck and cover when those chillingly
logical arguments come winging over the trenches:
"I just heard this that KPN has ordered 50,000 handsets
for its European I-Mode service," Strand said. This "is peanuts"
alongside the global system for mobile communications (GSM),
he said. And given the failure of wireless access protocol (WAP)
to emerge, he said, "I can't see I-Mode taking off either."
No, no, the problem was that WAP *did* emerge, right?
Buy a guy a drink, get some "consulting." I love it as
a business model, but haven't figured out where the
Received on Sun Feb 17 04:59:20 2002