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US and Japan experts discuss mobile industry trends

June 2, 2011, 2 p.m.-6 p.m.:

To mark its 70th anniversary, RIA Novosti organizes series of seminars with leading experts in innovative technology. Journalists, bloggers, and journalism students are invited to attend the seminars.

The first seminar was held on June 2 at 2 p.m. It was co-chaired by Ralph Simon, one of the founders of today’s mobile entertainment industry, “the father of the ringtone” and Lady Gaga’s producer, and Kei Shimada, CEO of Infinita, a Japanese company, mobile and cross-platform websites developer.

The event broadcasted live in Russian on the websites and on the Future Media Forum website The English version was available at

All the questions and comments posted on Twitter with the hashtag #rianokia. Twitter news were shown on the monitors in the room where the seminar was held.