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The run-up to Mobile World Congress 2017: a short history of mobile

  Based on: Wanderer Above the Sea of Fog, by Caspar David Friedrich (1818) 24 February 2017 -  It is mildly subversive and perhaps a little quaint when someone clings to their flip phone and refuses a smartphone. Refusing both kinds of phones is …

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