When
· Teens
· · 2014
· · · March
· · · · 01 (2 entries)

MWC · That stands for Mo­bile World Congress; it hap­pens in ear­ly spring in Barcelon­a, and it’s mam­moth; some­thing like 75,000 peo­ple show up to wheel and deal.They’re wheel­ing and deal­ing for big buck­s; the mo­bile in­dus­try is huge and for four days al­most ev­ery­one is here. I’ve got no in­side in­for­ma­tion on the na­ture of the deals the tel­cos make, with hand­set mak­ers and an­ten­na en­gi­neers and back­haul builder­s. But here’s where they make ’em; al­most ev­ery booth has “executive meet­ing rooms”, and one of the eight huge halls is noth­ing but hos­pi­tal­i­ty suites and meet­ings ...
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OpenID Connect is Here · Signed, sealed, and de­liv­ered as of Fe­bru­ary 26th. Bet­ter than that: In high-volume pro­duc­tion at Google and Deutsche Telekom for a while now. Based on OAuth 2, which has been frozen since 2012. Not per­fec­t, but I’d call it one of the safer tech­nol­o­gy de­ploy­ment bets you can make right now ...
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