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What do CSPs and ocean liners have in common?

What do CSPs and ocean liners have in common?

Written by on November 24, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

As every communications service provider (CSP) has realized, their existing business models are under threat and they have to radically modify the way they operate to be serious players in the new digital enterprise ecosystem space. Building and operating super-fast communications networks is simply not enough to warrant being the center of any digital ecosystem. […]

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Is it too dramatic to talk about Armageddon in DDoS attacks?

Is it too dramatic to talk about Armageddon in DDoS attacks?

Written by on November 16, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Five Russian banks have been battered by DDoS attacks, with a Mirai botnet being blamed for the incident. The state of IoT security (or collective lack thereof) seems on track to provoke national responses to the sorry state of affairs, but how will an emerging industry avoid having the margins legislated out of it by […]

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CenturyLink, data centres and a rather intriguing deal

CenturyLink, data centres and a rather intriguing deal

Written by on November 10, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

As part of its $34bn acquisition by Level 3 Communications, US telco CenturyLink is offloading 57 data centers to a consortium of private equity firms for around $2.15bn. This consortium, led by BC Partners and Medina Capital, have also announced their acquisition of Brainspace, a machine-learning and analytics outfit from Texas, and plan to combine […]

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The NHTSA, Comma and why self-driving car makers need to pause

The NHTSA, Comma and why self-driving car makers need to pause

Written by on November 7, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

The US NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) has scalped Comma, a startup aiming to provide retrofit ADAS and semi-autonomous capabilities to vehicles for around $1,000. Not that it was a particularly bloody fight, as founder George Hotz has pulled the plug on a planned launch following an inquiry by the US regulator. If there’s […]

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Everything you always wanted to know about eye tracking (Part 3)

Everything you always wanted to know about eye tracking (Part 3)

Written by on October 31, 2016 in Features with 0 Comments

Get the most from eye tracking Why combine eye tracking with other biometric sensors? Take up again the milk bottle situation in (Part 2). Although you looked straight at the bottle, you didn‘t realize it was standing in front of you. Based on eye tracking alone we would have argued that, since your gaze was […]

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Big data, Twitter and sentiment analysis will determine insurance premiums

Big data, Twitter and sentiment analysis will determine insurance premiums

Written by on October 24, 2016 in Features with 0 Comments

ZURICH (Reuters) – When people take to Twitter to comment on the great evening they enjoyed with good food and wonderful friends, reducing their monthly insurance bill is probably the last thing on their mind. But such tweets could help insurers to price premiums for individuals, with research suggesting a direct link between positive posts […]

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Managing depression: there’s even an app for that!

Managing depression: there’s even an app for that!

Written by on October 21, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

(BPT) – Chances are, if you haven’t been personally affected by depression, you know someone who has. Depression is one of the most common mental disorders in the United States, affecting millions of people every year. In fact, an estimated one in 15 adults (6.7 percent) experiences at least one major depressive episode in any […]

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Can big data and apps provide a solution to world hunger?

Can big data and apps provide a solution to world hunger?

Written by on October 20, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

(BPT) – What does it take to feed a world with a growing population? Or lift a family out of poverty and set them on a new path in life? Sometimes just a few soil samples. That’s what Springg CEO Wouter Kerkhof discovered. The Netherlands-based technology company (part of DutchSprouts) developed an app called SoilCares, which provides farmers […]

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Shouldn’t Enterprise Risk Management focus more on the process?

Shouldn’t Enterprise Risk Management focus more on the process?

Written by on October 19, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Corporate leadership is often veiled from the multitude of risks that are lurking behind the corners of their business. Critical risks embedded within business units often aren’t shared up to senior leadership because the systems and processes are not in place to enable this. The methodologies implemented for managing risks across the enterprise vary widely […]

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Everything you always wanted to know about eye tracking (Part 2)

Everything you always wanted to know about eye tracking (Part 2)

Written by on October 18, 2016 in Features with 0 Comments

Eye tracking delivers unmatched value to market research Why is it that some products make an impression on customers while others just don‘t get it right? Eye tracking has become a popular, increasingly vital tool in market research. Many leading brands actively utilize eye tracking to assess customer attention to key messages and advertising (TV […]

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