How disruptive are disruptive mobile technologies, anyway?
SAN DIEGO--Billed as a spotlight on disruptive mobile technologies, Thursday's keynote here at CTIA Enterprise & Applications 2011 instead evolved into an exploration of whether the technologies in question are upsetting the apple cart or are, in fact, helping established industry players more quickly adapt to the new digital era. All three of the startups participating in the panel discussion--mobile retail solutions provider shopkick, mobile payments enabler Jumio and VoIP services firm Tango--are working closely with the entrenched leaders in their respective verticals. "Having carriers as partners is essential to us," said Tango co-founder and CTO Eric Setton. Article
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