From outside and across the street...
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Upon getting closer one notices a heavy police presence...
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But of course, it's a protest. I asked what they were protesting and one of the guards told me "scissors."
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I move in for a closer look and understand that "scissors" means cuts, of course-- layoffs.
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Inside it's business as usual.
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This is my first MWC but I'm told the new venue has much more space to spread out.
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There are so many companies represented here, this sign full of logos gives you an idea of just how large this event is.
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Moving sidewalks help the journalists move quickly between the various Halls.
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From the balcony over Hall 3 you can see the hordes of people milling about.
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Finally down in it now, we've reached the show floor.
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