Posts Tagged ‘technology’

Can you come up with the next great idea for the Internet of Things? Introducing the Gemalto #IoTMaker Challenge

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Posted on 29th Sep 2014 by in M2m

What’s the next “thing” that you’d like to see in the Internet of Things? Submit your ideas in the #IoTMaker Challenge and get the chance to win a new iPhone 6

Gemalto M2M Fact or Fiction Quiz: Can you spot tech reality from science fiction?

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Posted on 23rd Sep 2014 by in M2m

Machine to Machine (M2M) technology is getting more column inches than ever thanks to an explosion of news about the Apple Watch, and more generally, the way that wearable technology and home automation technology is making the internet of things a reality. Most of us know about the huge potential health and fitness apps have […]

What is Digital Security? – IT Security Assessment is about prevention rather than cure

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Posted on 5th Aug 2014 by in Enterprise

The digital world is swarming with security perils. April’s Heartbleed Bug was just the latest in a long line of threats looming over individuals and businesses, and according to PwC’s Global Economic Crime Survey 2014, one in four surveyed businesses had experienced cybercrime, with 11 per cent of them hit with financial losses of more than […]

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

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Posted on 12th Mar 2014 by in Corporate

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 […]

Mobile payments in the UK – contactless progress

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Posted on 5th Mar 2014 by in Telecom

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, […]

The office of the past, present and future – Part IX – Blurring the boundaries

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Posted on 11th Feb 2014 by in Corporate

As we leave 2013 behind us and firmly embrace 2014, many of us are making New Year’s resolutions that we may or may not keep. How many of you have resolved to get fitter, go jogging or kick a ball about in the yard more frequently? How many of you have told yourselves you’ll learn […]

The office of the past, present and future – Part VII

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Posted on 27th Dec 2013 by in Corporate

The desk has a very particular place in the psyche of the workplace. For decades, used as status symbols for those in positions of power: giant mahogany monoliths aimed at projecting a position of importance upon whoever sat before them. However, this mindset may be shifting. As increased mobility becomes a vital part of the […]

Clicking with the BBC – NFC in Singapore

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Posted on 4th Nov 2013 by in Corporate

We’ve blogged a lot about NFC technology – from our Contactless Challenges in London, Austin and Salt Lake City to contactless payments at the Olympics and NFC-enabled transport and ticketing. Now, however, we’re delighted to demonstrate the use of NFC technology (and manufacturing) in Singapore, as reported on by BBC Click, the BBC’s flagship technology […]

A look back at GITEX

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Posted on 30th Oct 2013 by in M2m

The 2013 Gulf Information Technology Exhibition is all wrapped up for another year. The exhibition was a success on many levels and once again brought forward the world’s leading technology to be on display at the Dubai World Trade Center. The 33rd edition of GITEX, which ran under the theme “let’s Create, Disrupt and Re-imagine […]

Smart ID cards for smart South African citizens

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Posted on 30th Jul 2013 by in Corporate

As the former President of South Africa recovers in hospital, having fought for and overseen the breakdown of apartheid in his country, it’s somehow fitting that Mr Mandela was among the first to receive the country’s new identification (ID) smart cards recently. Coinciding with International Nelson Mandela Day, other notable recipients of the smart technology […]