This is reprinted from the James Brehm and Associates blog with permission.BY LAWRENCE LATHAM & JAMES BREHM THE OVERVIEW
Within the next week or so, there will be at least one sizable transaction in the MVNO space, with the amounts dwarfing the recent Axeda acquisition by PTC. The goal of these transactions is to turn one or more of the MVNOs into an end-to-end M2M solution provider on a global scale.
In today's Wall Street Journal they reported that Barnes and Noble is joining the Android market. The discussion was about the disappointing sales of the Nook in it's competition with Amazon's Kindle.
Normally, I don't write about consumer space but I think the issue of needing to consolidation in the Application venues is interesting. My general view point is that the Web should be its own App Store.