One of the best things about my wardrobe, or to be precise its contents, is that if I wait for long enough most of it will come back into fashion. The problem to date has been that it is unlikely that this feat will take place simultaneously.
Close to the Hilton Sofia, where I spent part of my week there is a tall building that sports a logo for Fox International Channels. You can see it from quite a distance away and is very much a Bulgarian thing; there were others around for Vivacom and Samsung.
Every conference needs a pantomime villain, the unpopular newcomer, or in management school speak a disrupter.
It’s that time of year when you lift the phone and long for it to be someone telling you that they have been appointed by a spurious government department to offer loft installation at discounted rates.
You would have thought that KIT digital would have kept a low profile for a few months. The controversial company announced it was about to emerge from bankruptcy and had a new brand that it planned to shout about during IBC.
The financial reporting season is upon us, but as Julian Clover notes, the PSBs actually have a finger in more platforms than the pay-TV operators.
If a report in the Wall Street Journal is correct, Apple is planning a Cloud-based DVR, anything to stop people talking about an Apple TV set.
The problem with this technology stuff is that you just can’t rely on it to keep working. It’s not just the bits and bobs inside the device, but whether the business plan will keep it going.
Julian Clover in Berlin with the artist formerly known as Motorola.
The opening day of what is now ANGA COM (Cologne June 4 – 6) is the traditional habitat of the elephants, the heavy hitters of the German media sector, who sit on the opening panel and lock tusks.