Posts Tagged ‘digital’

Mobile World Congress – starting earlier each year

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Posted on 24th Feb 2014 by in Telecom

Last year we noticed that Mobile World Congress announcements were being made before the official start of the conference. And it appears that it’s no different this year either. Let’s start with Facebook’s acquisition of popular mass messenger Whatsapp for $19bn. Despite all the hype around the price paid for the app, it’s notable that […]

Win a Wearable at Mobile World Congress

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Posted on 17th Feb 2014 by in M2m

It was all the rage at CES earlier this year, from connected cars to Google Glasses and Pebbles, wearable technology is taking the world by storm. Naturally, many are wondering how much of a focus it will be at next week’s Mobile World Congress where the titans and emerging start-ups of the mobile and telecoms […]

From citizen to customer with eGovernment

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Posted on 23rd Oct 2013 by in Corporate

A study from Booz and Company a few years ago claimed that electronic government capabilities are a crucial part of a nation’s technological development and that although countries in the Middle East region had started to implement e-government, there was still some way to go. Several years on we can see many of these electronic […]

Explore your future digital and mobile lifestyle with Gemalto at GITEX to win iPad minis

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Posted on 7th Oct 2013 by in M2m

Gemalto is back at GITEX with a whole new set of digital security innovations designed to bring trust and convenience to the digital world. From electronic ID cards, NFC mobile wallets to contactless transit tickets, we will be demo-ing the power of software platforms and hosted services that will shape the way your digital lifestyle […]

Google’s Inactive Account Manager handles Data after Death

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Posted on 15th Jul 2013 by in Corporate

Last year I discussed the problem of what happens to our digital assets after our lives come to an end. If you haven’t read the post you can find it here. There are already, well documented online services that offer users the chance to live on through their social media threads. Kate Freeman of Mashable, […]

An ode to consumer privacy

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Posted on 11th Mar 2013 by in Telecom

Do you use your mobile phone purely for calling? If so, you’re missing out! The new mobile era has brought us many possibilities, given us more flexibility and shaped our daily habits with the noble mission of making our life easier. However, everything comes at a price. While mobile devices nowadays are enabled to allow […]

How is Gemalto going to take NFC and the SIM card itself to the next level in mobile money, redemption cards and just making the consumer’s life easier as a whole? – Question from Jeb Brilliant, The Mobile Perspective

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Posted on 26th Feb 2013 by in Telecom

As defined by the NFC Forum, ‘Near Field Communication (NFC) technology makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch.’   I like this description as it implies that NFC makes life easier and more convenient, in […]

Taking action against health fraud in the USA

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Posted on 27th Nov 2012 by in Corporate

It’s no secret that fraud, waste and abuse is running rampant within the US Medicare system. It’s a serious problem no matter how you look at it, but especially in light of the debt situation this country is currently facing. Happily, there are solutions to impede Medicare fraud which would save US taxpayers billions of […]

Influencing technology purchases in a super connected world

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Posted on 20th Nov 2012 by in Enterprise

The internet influences our buying decisions. Whether in a personal or professional capacity, who doesn’t turn to the World Wide Web to look up a certain brand, product or service offering? In fact, a recent study by Nielsen in India looking at the influence of the internet on technology product purchases revealed that the internet […]

Shop Safe With Your Mobile This Holiday Season

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Posted on 20th Nov 2012 by in Telecom

The holiday season is upon us, and it’s time to shop.  Every year on Black Friday consumers wake up early and head out to get the best deals on holiday gifts.  More and more, though, they are doing the shopping online from home, with some sleeping in or getting up at 3am to get the […]