MWC 2012 Schedule, Keynotes & Press Conferences

Mobile World Congress (MWC) is one of the biggest mobile event of the year held annually in Barcelona. MWC attracts some of the biggest mobile manufactures and vendors who create mobile hardware and software and exciting new mobile accessories as well.

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MWC 2012techi will be held at Fira Montjuïc, in Barcelona from 27th February, 2012 to March 1st, 2012. This years schedule and keynotes are filled up with some great press conferences and keynote speakers. You will find a schedule of MWC 2012 below.

Please note that all times are in Central European Time (CET) which is +1 UTC, so you might want to click on the Time mentioned below to find your local time.

MWC 2012 Keynotes Schedule

Monday, 27th February, 2012

Tuesday, 28th February, 2012

  • Eric Schmidt – Executive Chairman, Google at 18:00 CET

Wednesday, 29th February, 2012

  • Hans Vestberg – President & CEO, Ericsson at 18:00 CET

In addition to the keynotes, there are several other high profile speakers who will be speaking at the event. Some of the speakers include:

  • Stephen Elop – President & CEO, Nokia
  • Peter Chou – CEO, HTC
  • Warren East – CEO, ARM
  • Anne Bouverot – Director General, GSMA
  • Brian Dunn – CEO, Best Buy
  • John Partridge – President, Visa
  • Sunil Mittal – Chairman & MD, Bharti Airtel
  • Vittorio Calao – Chief Executive, Vodafone
  • Li Yue – President, China Mobile
  • Dan Hesse – CEO, Sprint Nextel
  • Raplh de la Vega – President & CEO, AT&T Mobility
  • John Chambers – Chairman & CEO, Cisco Systems
  • Vikram Pandit – CEO, Citigroup
  • Rene Obermann – Chairman & CEO, Deutsche Telekom
  • John Riccitiello – CEO, EA
  • John Donahoe – CEO eBay

Please visit this page for the complete list of speakers at MWC 2012 or this page for MWC 2012 Agenda.

MWC 2012 Press Conferences

There will be several press conferences that will be held during MWC 2012, here is a list of the key conferences that will be taking place.

Monday, 27 February 2012

Tuesday, 28 February, 2012

Apart from this, there will be several other events and press conferences spread over the 4 days at MWC 2012. We will update this list with the date and timings of newer press conferences and speakers as they become available. You might also want to keep an eye on our tag for the latest announcements from Mobile World Congress 2012 and visit the official site as well.

Google I/O 2011 Keynotes and Conference Details

Google I/O LogoGoogle I/O 2011 is just a few days away and it will host a large number of developers who will be keen to spend two days learning more about Google’s technologies including , , Google APIs, Google Web Toolkit and App Engine among others.

Google I/O will be held on May 10 and 11 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco with the BootCamp being held on May 9, 2011 at the Mission Bay Conference Center is San Francisco. Google I/O 2011 will also have I/O Extended sessions which will be hosted around the world by Google offices, their partners and student ambassadors.

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Google has released an official Google I/O app for Android. You can download the Google I/O 2011 app for Android to keep track of all the schedules, detailed session and speaker info, companies in developer sandbox and more.

Google I/O 2011 Android App

This years Keynote speakers have not yet been announced, but it would more likely than not be Android SVP, Andy Rubin and Sundar Pichai the SVP of

Google I/O 2011 might spring up several surprises in the form of the new Android OS codenamed Ice Cream, which will unify the tablet and mobile phone OS. Currently, Google is dealing with multiple OS in the form of for mobiles and Honeycomb for tablets. A unified OS will give developers and manufacturers a simpler way to develop and deploy Android on different devices.

There might also be announcement about Google Chrome OS enabled netbooks being made available to the general public. There have been rumors that Chrome OS based netbooks will be available in June-July 2011 and it looks like Google I/O would be the best time for that announcement.  Other than that, there might be other surprises in the form of updates to Google TV and Google Mobile Ads.

Here is the Google I/O 2011 schedule and keynotes that are going to be held this year.

Google I/O 2011 Schedule and Keynotes

Monday, May 9th 2011

  • On-site check-in – 1PM to 6PM
  • I/O BootCamp – 9AM to 5PM

Tuesday, May 10th 2011

  • On-site check-in from – 7AM to 9PM
  • Keynote – 9AM to 10AM
  • Developer Sandbox – 10AM to 5:30PM
  • Breakout Sessions – 10AM to 5:30PM
  • Office Hours – 12PM to 6:30PM

Wednesday, May 11th 2011

  • On-site check-in from – 7AM to 3PM
  • Keynote – 9:30AM to 10:30AM
  • Developer Sandbox – 10:30AM to 5:30PM
  • Breakout Sessions – 10:45AM to 5:15PM
  • Office Hours – 12PM to 5:30PM

Google I/O will also hold several Office Hours session on Tuesday and Wednesday where they will talk about Google Chrome, Geo Location, Google Apps, App Engine, Developer Tools, , Android, Google TV and Google Mobile Ads among other things. You can visit this page to know proper timings of the Office Hours.

The Breakout Sessions will focus on the similar topics as the Office Hours, however, those sessions will go into more details. You can find schedule of the Breakout sessions here.

You can visit the official Google I/O 2011 site for more information about the events and schedule.

Watch CEA CEO and Verizon Keynote CES 2011 Live Online

There were several press conferences held yesterday at the CES 2011, we saw a lot of exciting announcements at the events, you can catch up on most of the news by visiting our CES 2011 site.

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However, the actual CES 2011 kicks off today and we will start seeing exhibitors and keynotes. Today’s session will be kicked off with an opening keynote by CEA President and CEO, Gary Shapiro on the State of the CE Industry. This will be followed by a keynote by Verizon CEO, Ivan Siedenberg at the Las Vegas Hilton Center.

Verizon might announce their own CDMA version of , but those are just rumors yet. However, they are set to announce at-least 3-4 new 4G phones and a tablet PC.

You can watch the CEA CEO and Verizon keynote live online at CNET live http://livestream.com/CNETlive and also at other live streaming CES links.

You could also watch CES 2011 coverage on TV or listen in on RADIO. Alternatively, you can catch up on the CEA CEO and Verizon keynote press conference in the embedded video below. You can also watch the streaming live at Verizon (registration required) http://client.uvault.com/2491/010611/keynote/live/registration.php

CBS and CNET To Provide Live CES 2011 Coverage On Internet, TV and Radio

So you could not make it to CES 2011 this year? No problems, you can catch up all the CES 2011 action live online. However, what if you want to watch it on Television? Well, there’s a channel for that.

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CBS Interactive and CNET, who are the official media partner of CES, will provide live coverage of all many CES 2011 events on the internet, CBS Television and CBS Radio stations.

CNET will also be posting exclusive coverage and extensive photos of the event online at http://ces.cnet.com/. You can follow the action on at http://twitter.com/cnet and at http://facebook.com/cnet. Mobile users can follow all the CES 2011 action at the mobile site of CNET at http://m.cnet.com/.

In addition to that, CNET will also be streaming press conferences live, here is the list of Press Conference that will be streamed live by CNET.

  • Wednesday, Jan. 5   Press Conferences Streamed Live
      • 10:00 AM        INTEL
      • 12:00 PM         NVIDIA
      • 2:00 PM           Samsung
      • 3:00 PM           Panasonic
      • 5:00 PM           Sony
  • Thursday, Jan. 6 at 1:00 PM Verizon News Conference at CES 2011 Streamed Live
  • Thursday, Jan. 6 at 3:00 PM "The ‘Next Big Thing’ Super Session: After the Computer" (North Hall, Room N255-N257).  With the era of the personal computer coming to an end, tablets, smart phones and connected home entertainment are poised to take consumers to the next level of innovation.  CNET editors Molly Wood and Brian Cooley will be joined by industry thought leaders from CBS, HTC, Roku, Samsung and YouTubeâ„¢ to discuss the services and devices that will shape this shift.  The second part of the discussion will include a panel of well-known tech journalists, including Engadget’s Joshua Topolsky, New York Times’ David Pogue and Wired.com’s Evan Hansen.
  • Friday, Jan. 7 at 10:00 AM "Best of CES" Finalists announcement at CNET Stage (South Hall 3 Lobby).  The awards recognize the most buzz-worthy and innovative products at the show.  Voting for People’s Voice award will remain open until 10 AM on Jan. 8.  Votes can be submitted at cnet.com/pv.
  • Friday, Jan. 7 at 10:30 AM "How to Lighten the Energy Load from Electronics" (South Hall, Room S204-205).  CNET senior editor Martin LaMonica will be joined by the National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) to discuss new approaches to lowering electricity use and managing home energy
  • Saturday, Jan. 8 at 11:00 AM   "Best of CES" Winners announcement and awards presentation at CNET Stage (South Hall 3, Upper Level Lobby) and live Webcast at http://cnet.com/ces.

So rest assured, you can catch up all the CES 2011 action from the comfort of your couch, on your computer chair or while on the go. Have fun and stay tuned for our coverage of CES 2011 where we will help you catch up on product announcements and analysis.

Watch Microsoft Steve Ballmer CES 2011 Keynote Live Online

Microsoft will kick-start CES 2011 with a preshow keynote addressed by Steve Ballmer. All eyes will be on Ballmer to see what Microsoft has in store for us this year.

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Our own Manan did a list of predictions for Microsoft at CES 2011 which include a new version of Windows for tablets or introduction of Windows 8,   Verizon and Sprint models of Windows Phone 7, Windows TV and a new Xbox Kinect Avatar.

We are not certain whether Microsoft will announce some or all of these at CES 2011, however, one thing is for certain, there is definitely going to be some big news coming from Steve Ballmer.

Steve Ballmer’s preshow keynote is scheduled for January 5, 2010 at 6:30 PM PST (check local times). The entire keynote will be broadcast live by Microsoft and other channels. To watch the Steve Ballmer keynote live you can visit http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/events/ces/. You can also watch the live streaming of Steve Ballmer’s opening keynote in the video embedded below.

We’ll update this post with videos of the keynote once it goes live. Don’t forget to check the CES 2011 keynote and exhibitors and CES 2011 events schedule too.

CES 2011 Keynotes Schedule And Exhibitors

Consumer Electronic Show CES 2011 is here and as usual everyone has high expectation from the event. All major tech companies show off their upcoming products at the CES so as to gain public interest and opinion. Without a doubt, CES is one of the most popular events held every year. Many popular business personalities in the business world will deliver a keynote as well.

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Here is the complete schedule of the keynotes being delivered by some high profile people at the CES 2011. All timings are in PST, you might want to use http://www.timeanddate.com/ to convert it to local timings.

Wednesday, January 5, 2011 6:30pm 

  • A pre-show keynote will be delivered by Steve Ballmer, Microsoft CEO in the Las Vegas Hilton Center

Thursday, January 6, 2011 8:30am

  • State of the CE Industry and the opening keynote from CEA President and CEO, Gary Shapiro and Verizon CEO, Ivan Seidenberg at the Las Vegas Hilton Center.

Thursday, January 6, 2011 11:00am

  • AUDI AG Chairman of the Board of Management, Rupert Stadler will deliver Audi’s first ever keynote at CES in the Las Vegas Hilton Center.

Thursday, January 6, 2011 4:30pm

  • Samsung President and General Manager of Visual Display Business, Boo-Keun Yoon will deliver a keynote at the upcoming CES in the Las Vegas Hilton Center.

Friday, January 7, 2011 11am

  • Alan Mulally, the CEO and President of Ford Motor Company will deliver a keynote at the Las Vegas Hilton Center.

Friday, January 7, 2011 Noon

  • The last keynote at the CES 2011 Entertainment Matters – will be moderated by Akamai’s David Kenny, Coca-Cola Company’s Joseph V. Tripodi, Interpublic Group’s (IPG) Michael Roth, Microsoft’s Mich Mathews and WPP’s Sir Martin Sorrell.

Also, below readers will find a list of the top tech companies who are going to exhibit their product at the CES 2011 :

  • Motorola
  • MSI
  • Microsoft
  • IBM
  • Intel
  • IOMEGA
  • Samsung
  • SanDisk
  • Skype
  • Sony
  • Gigabyte

Watch CES 2011 Events and Keynotes Online

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is one of the biggest electronics and trade show in the world. CES 2011 will be held in Las Vegas from January 6th to January 9th, 2011.

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This year, there will be a host of new devices being launched and unveiled at the show. You can expect some real surprises being unveiled across the span of 4 days. We will be covering the CES 2011 announcements and new product launches on the blog, so make sure to keep an our on our RSS feed or and account.

If you are looking to watch the CES 2011 events and keynotes online, your best bet is to head over to http://www.stickam.com/CES2011 where you will be able to watch videos from the event.

Crunch Gear also broadcast live updates from CES 2011. You can head over to http://www.livestream.com/crunchgear to watch Crunch Gear’s live broadcasting of CES 2011 events and keynotes.

CNET will also be broadcasting the coverage from CES 2011 Live online, you can catch up on CNET’s coverage at http://www.livestream.com/CNETlive.

Several big companies like Sony, Panasonic, Samsung etc. also use Ustream to live stream their keynotes, we will post links for those events as soon as they become available, but you can always head over to Ustream.tv and search for CES 2011 to find video streaming feeds.

For the latest and up-to-date news about the event, you can visit http://www.cesweb.org/ which is the official website of CES 2011. With the event scheduled to start on 6th January, there will be many more video streaming channels available. We will keep you updated about them as they are revealed.

If you use Twitter, you can also follow updates from CES 2011 by tracking the hashtag #CES or #CES2011. The official hashtag has not been announced yet, so we will update when we know it.

You can also watch the CES 2011 live streaming in the embedded videos below.

Watch PDC 2010 Event and Keynotes Live Online

Microsoft will be holding their annual developer conference PDC 2010 on October 28th and 29th. If you are an enthusiast or developer but could not make it to the event, you can attend it at a local Microsoft center or watch it online too.

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If you want to attend the event in a local area near you, you can check out http://www.microsoftpdc.com/Local. On the other hand if you are stuck at a place which does not host a local event you can catch up on all live streaming of the event online at http://www.microsoftpdc.com/.

PDC10 will be kicked off with a keynote from Steve Ballmer and Bob Muglia, followed by developer discussions on developing apps for Windows Phone 7 using the Azure platform and other Microsoft development platforms. You can view the entire schedule of PDC 2010 at http://player.microsoftpdc.com/ and also watch the live streaming videos there.

Watch Microsoft E3 2010 Keynote Online

The biggest gaming expo, also known as Electronics Entertainment Expo or E3 is about to kick-off. The first keynote would be done by Microsoft and will possibly see Microsoft Kinect and other Xbox goodies in action.

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Most of the major events of E3 2010 will be held on June 14 and June 15th with most of the big demos slated to for Tuesday (Check E3 2010 Schedule and Expectations). The E3 keynotes and demos will be streamed live online and you can watch it at several places.

If you are looking to watch the Microsoft E3 keynote, you can watch the Microsoft keynote live at Xbox.com by clicking on this link. You can also catch up the E3 2010 coverage on by visiting this link. In addition to that, you can also watch other E3 keynotes and demos online too at the official sites of the broadcasters.

If you are looking to watch the other keynotes and demos check out hoe to watch E3 2010 online.

Watch WWDC 2010 Live Online, WWDC 2010 Audio Video Streams

Watch the Apple WWDC 2010 Event Online along with the WWDC 2010 Keynotes Online.

All right folks, the biggest day in the Apple world is about to be kicked off today at and there is no doubt that there will be lot of frenzy around the event which will be attended by over 5000 developers from across the world.

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WWDC is usually a big event for Apple and there are usually big announcement during the event. With Steve Jobs kicking off the first keynote of the event on June 7 at 11AM PT you can expect some really exciting announcements.

Our predictions for WWDC 2010 includes a next generation in the for of along with the release of iPhone OS 4.0 and updates to Max OS X. Rest aside, millions of people will tune into the event online, if you are looking to get live updates and audio and video streams for the WWDC 2010 event, you can check out the links below.

Mac Rumors has a live page for streaming the events which you can visit at Mac Rumors Live. You can also catch up the action live at Engadget Live in addition to live updates from Gdgt at http://live.gdgt.com/. Mac Observer also has a live blog where they will post updates on the event, you can visit it here. You can also follow the action live on by following @macrumorslive.

The event is yet to kick off, so we will add new videos and links as soon as they become available. If you have any live streams to share, share it with us using the comments form below.

Update: Live Streaming video is available at Ustream, click here for video updates of WWDC 2010.

Update: Audio stream for WWDC 2010 is available at http://live.twit.tv/