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SlideshowMWC14: The Arrival
Dan Jones
2/24/2014
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BARCELONA -- Mobile World Congress 2014 -- We're here!!!

Like so many others from around the mobile world, the Light Reading and Heavy Reading crews stepped blinking into the Barcelona sunshine Sunday morning, one day ahead of the official opening of the show (but clearly the new unofficial first day, there was so much going on).

Click below for a little of what we saw.

 

Before the Hordes Arrive
And we're back at MWC in Barcelona!
And we're back at MWC in Barcelona!

— The Staff, Light Reading

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sfisher836
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sfisher836,
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2/25/2014 | 11:24:56 PM
Re: Huawei hulu-ing
You're dating yourself, Sarah. :)
Sarah Thomas
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Sarah Thomas,
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2/25/2014 | 3:41:14 AM
Re: MWC's new digs
I'd love that, but the people with roller suitcases and eyes glued to their phones make the show floor dangerous enough, not to mention the raised booths and uneven ground!
Sarah Thomas
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Sarah Thomas,
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2/25/2014 | 3:39:54 AM
Re: 70,000 And More
I would say they definitely got over 70,000, most of which are spending the most time in Hall 3. Eek!
Sarah Thomas
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Sarah Thomas,
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2/25/2014 | 3:39:06 AM
Re: Two bits
Will you send me the info on the foot-fish place, please? Saw Kim Kardashian do it, so I obvi want to try it now. I'll pass on the sushi though.
Sarah Thomas
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Sarah Thomas,
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2/25/2014 | 3:38:05 AM
Re: Huawei hulu-ing
A key party?! Didn't know it was that kind of show...
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mendyk,
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2/25/2014 | 1:25:45 AM
Two bits
My two most memorable moments so far: 1. The "30-minute" wait for a taxi that turned out to be 85 minutes. 2. Walking past a salon that offers the chance to exfoliate your feet with tiny fish that eat that nasty dead skin, conveniently located two doors down from a sushi house.
DanJones
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DanJones,
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2/24/2014 | 8:27:42 PM
Re: 70,000 And More
Sadly my  dreams of being on the Light Reading bobsled team were crushed well before Sochi this year. 
Jessie Morrow
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Jessie Morrow,
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2/24/2014 | 3:36:10 PM
Re: 70,000 And More
Any connection,any spillover between this and the closing of the Olympics? The Barcelona Sochi shuttle.
Mitch Wagner
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2/24/2014 | 2:57:21 PM
Fish head
How is the official Light Reading fish head holding up? Did anyone bring it?
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continuous_wave,
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2/24/2014 | 2:29:53 PM
Re: 70,000 And More
see kew dawg ex-ray?!

de VA3CW!

 
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