Hardware or Software, which is the more important driven force for the internet industry? I’ve been thinking of this question for quite a while. Every day, we see new startups bringing new services and applications which keep the industry fresh and exciting, however,

1. Thanks for the 3G infrastructure and new generation of smart phone, we see the booming of mobile internet;

2. Everyone now talks about Location-based Service (LBS), but remember GPS is there for years and LBS comes alive because people finally managed to make the GPS chip cheap and small enough for a phone;

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Gang Lu

Dr. Gang Lu - Founder of TechNode. He's a Blogger, a Geek, a PhD and a Speaker, with passion in Tech, Internet and R'N'R.