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Leveraging Mobile Open Source for New Wireless Apps and Services

Open Mobile Exchange
Location: F150/151 Level: Novice
Average rating: **...
(2.50, 2 ratings)

This presentation discusses how we have entered a new golden era
of mobile apps and how mobile open source enables developers to rapidly
deliver compelling new mobile services for the mass market. It covers the
following topics:

  • The burgeoning new market for open mobile services
  • Major mobile platforms: opportunities and challenges
  • Mobile browser, native app or widget – the choice is yours
  • Mobile open source building blocks and standards
  • Monetizing the mobile mass market

Stefano Maffulli


Stefano Maffulli has been passionate about Free Software since he began working with GNU/Linux and GIS in 1998 while getting his architecture degree from the University of Florence. Prior to joining Funambol as the Community Manager, Maffulli acted as an IT consultant on Free/Libre Open Source Software (FLOSS) helping to implement FLOSS systems and lecturing at the University of Belgrade. Prior to his consultant work, Stefano was the Italian Chancellor for the Free Software Foundation Europe. Maffulli was responsible for launching a series of seminars for the European PA in partnership with EIPA as well as successfully planning and launching a participation program and the official blog of the organization. He also consulted on Microsoft’s antitrust cases in the EU. He holds a Degree in Architecture from the University of Florence.

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