Posts Tagged ‘internet’

Can anyone make security cool?

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Posted on 28th May 2014 by in Corporate

I made my first Internet purchase in 1993, a T-shirt for the nascent music-sharing site IUMA (Internet Underground Music Archive). The founders of IUMA, all from the University of California, Santa Cruz, had thought a lot about their venture, and understood many things about the Internet, the law and risk. First of all, IUMA didn’t […]

How to make Mobile World Congress 2014 a success

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Posted on 27th Jan 2014 by in M2M

The countdown has commenced – it is but one month until Mobile World Congress 2014 starts and thousands of tech hotshots descend on Barcelona again. Everyone hopes for a successful event – however they may define success – but do you plan on being someone who is exhausted by the end of it, or one […]

Internet for all, with Facebook for SIM

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Posted on 8th Nov 2013 by in Mobile

In a world where millions of people rely on the Internet for daily tasks, it’s easy to forget that not everyone has instant and reliable access to the World Wide Web. Today, the Internet isn’t accessible for two thirds of the world. Unfortunately, given the low spread of connectivity projected for years to come, it’s […]

Big bang data

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Posted on 18th Apr 2013 by in Mobile

Pick up any magazine or read any online publication and I guarantee you’ll see a reference to the Big Data phenomenon. And why wouldn’t you? The statistics speak for themselves: every day we create 2.5 quintillion bytes of data and IBM claims that 90% of the data in the world today has been created in […]

An ode to consumer privacy

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Posted on 11th Mar 2013 by in Mobile

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 […]

M2M is in good shape to transform healthcare

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Posted on 28th Jan 2013 by in M2M

Almost a month into 2013, it’s the time of year for making resolutions and, all too often, breaking them soon after. Most common are plans to lose weight, live healthier, and get fitter than ever before. When it comes down to it, we clearly want to prioritize our health, but it’s often difficult to take […]

2013 – the year of connections

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Posted on 8th Jan 2013 by in M2M

Is it the year of mobile advertising? The year of NFC and mobile payments? Well, according to the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and AllThingsD.com, 2013 could be the year the ‘Connected Home’ becomes a reality. We have blogged before about smart homes, sharing our perspective on the one hosted by the GSMA at Mobile World Congress […]

Influencing technology purchases in a super connected world

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Posted on 20th Nov 2012 by in Enterprise Security

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 […]

Internet economics – transforming payments is key to future growth

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Posted on 12th Jun 2012 by in Corporate

The internet will only get bigger and better. Or, that’s an impression you get from reading some of the reports compiled by the likes of Boston Consulting Group, McKinsey and any of the organizations looking at the impact of the Internet on our future economies. These reports are looking at the future of our economies, […]

Happy First Anniversary NSTIC! What’s Ahead for Year Two?

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Posted on 24th Apr 2012 by in Corporate

This month marks the first anniversary for the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC) here in the US. They always say, “The first year is the hardest,” but NSTIC has done remarkably well so far.  Now is a good time to look back at what’s happened in the first year, and what lies […]