Let’s play smart darts!

We've been busy at Mobile World Congress 2014 this week. Read about the challenge of 'Smart Darts' here....

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The M2M city of the near future – infographic

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A new parkour game – tried it with NFC?

NFC is all about freeing us up – making purchasing simpler and more straightforward. The art of parkour or ‘free-running’ is the embodiment of moveme...

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A Guide to Turkey’s Digital Future

With almost half of its 78 million citizens now online, Turkey is rapidly developing into a technological powerhouse. Not only is its young population (ave...

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96 Hours Later, What Does Heartbleed Mean for Your Business?

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This content was originally posted on our CloudEntr blog site April 11, 2014. The dust is settling on what has been an explosive week in digital security. Just 96 hours ago, Codenomican and researchers at Google announced they had uncovered a major security threat affecting more than 66% of the web. Making CVE-2014-0160 or what they […]

Making mobile payments the norm

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What is considered ‘normal’? Is it something that has been around for a long time; like saying hello, please or thank you, or like exchanging gifts in the holidays? Is it something that is trusted and widely accepted? When it comes to payments, we believe it’s the latter. Something doesn’t have to be ‘old’ to […]

Why Even Small Businesses Need Enterprise Password Management

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Small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) are fortunate to avoid many of the hassles and bureaucracy that are inevitable for big enterprises. But they often lack the budget and personnel that their larger brethren can throw at business issues — especially IT-related issues. These days, however, cloud-based technologies are leveling the IT playing field, lowering costs […]

Trust in mobile messaging

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Thanks to smarter devices and wider availability of connectivity, whether through WiFi services or 4G/LTE, we are communicating more than ever before especially through mobile phones  We send ten billion messages per day on Facebook, and recently acquired popular messaging platform WhatsApp processed 27 billion messages in a period of 24 hours last year. However, […]

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Stuck at the airport again? Introducing the secure solution to speed up immigration

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We’ve all been there; you’ve touched down at the airport after a long flight, picked up your bags eager to get on with your journey, only to join the back of a lengthy line for passport control. It’s frustrating for flyers and inefficient for staff. Technology is at the forefront of solving this problem, and […]

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EMV in the U.S.: Chip cards are here, but where is EMV at the POS?

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There’s no doubt that EMV credit cards are finally making their way to the United States.  It’s almost become old news that all of the major credit card issuers in the U.S. have begun issuing EMV cards to a portion of their customers and are steadily working towards converting all of their cards to EMV.  […]

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Getting to BYOD

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Recent data suggests that 70 percent of companies in the United States will utilize BYOD this year. Indeed, BYOD is cost-effective, convenient and often heightens productivity, making it an advantageous choice for a wide spectrum of businesses. Historically, though, allowing employees to access data with their personal devices has not been without a unique set […]

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It’s the 25th anniversary of the web – are you more productive now than in the past?

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As today marks the 25th anniversary of the web and with the world’s information at our fingertips and more processing power than Apollo 11 in our pockets, one would imagine that humans are now more productive in their daily activities than ever before. Now that we no longer need to retrieve files, research precedents and […]

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Passwords… When will we learn?

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The news that “123456” has replaced “Password” as the worst password of 2013, (covered here by Ina Fried) could be taken as a positive. After all, “123456” is at least marginally less obvious than “password”. However, it should also act as a wake-up call for those who still believe a mere password is the most […]

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Mobile payments in the UK – contactless progress

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Regular followers of our blog will know we are interested in contactless payments around the world, but also in the UK in particular. We ran our first Contactless Challenge in London following the 2012 Olympics, pitting two influential bloggers against each other. This was swiftly followed by a similar challenge in the US. Now, however, […]