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Poulos at Large in Cerillion Tapas Bar – Part 2

Written by on April 3, 2015 in Features with 1 Comment

Continuing from where he left off in Part 1, in this conclusion to the Tony Poulos ‘soapbox’ pitch at the Cerillion Tapas Bar in Barcelona, he turns his attention to: Smart Cities; Wearable Devices; Selfies; …and 5G. …with a good dose of audience participation thrown in for good measure!

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Global revenue assurance survey indicates market maturity

Global revenue assurance survey indicates market maturity

Written by on March 31, 2015 in Features with 0 Comments

TM Forum has just published their Revenue Assurance (RA) survey report 2015 that was compiled in TM Forum’s revenue management community by experienced RA practitioners with collaborative efforts. RA maturity is on the rise globally 122 survey participants worldwide submitted their responses to 32 questions in the areas RA organization, coverage, risk & control management, data […]

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Apple-IBM relationship bearing fruit

Apple-IBM relationship bearing fruit

Written by on March 30, 2015 in Features with 0 Comments

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Nine months after Apple and IBM began working together on building mobile apps for businesses, some of the first fruits are about to appear at UK pharmacy chain Boots, which has begun equipping store employees with iPads to serve shoppers in the aisles. These customer service apps are part of a bid […]

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Innovation at the edge of Real and Virtual – MWC Keynote Panel

Innovation at the edge of Real and Virtual – MWC Keynote Panel

Written by on March 27, 2015 in Features with 0 Comments

DisruptiveViews managing editor, Tony Poulos, moderates a panel of CEOs from Peel, Avegant, Wicab, TAPTAP Networks, and Thinfilm Electronics at the ‘Innovation at the edge of Real and Virtual’ keynote at this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

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What is Lifecycle Service Orchestration or LSO?

Written by on March 25, 2015 in Features with 0 Comments

CENX Executive Vice Chairman, Nam Chen, talks to Tony Poulos about Lifecycle Service Orchestration or LSO, and why it is becoming critical for operators to deliver, fulfill and plan capacity for services ‘from cradle to grave.’

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Poulos at Large in Cerillion Tapas Bar – Part 1

Written by on March 20, 2015 in Features with 0 Comments

The dust has settled on another MWC and we’ve all seen the formal reviews of the major trends and themes to come out of the show. So here’s a different take on the week, as delivered by industry pundit and DisruptiveViews managing editor, Tony Poulos, in the Cerillion Tapas Bar on the Tuesday night. Never […]

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US adults hide data from Government – Survey

US adults hide data from Government – Survey

Written by on March 17, 2015 in Features with 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Thirty percent of adults in the United States have taken steps to hide their data from government surveillance programs monitoring phone and electronic communications, a Pew Research Center survey said on Monday. About a quarter, or 22 percent, said they had changed use of various technology platforms “a great deal” or “somewhat” since […]

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Return of the monopoly – or structural separation?

Return of the monopoly – or structural separation?

Written by on March 13, 2015 in Features with 0 Comments

LONDON (Reuters) – Broadband providers Sky and TalkTalk have called on Britain’s telecoms regulator to break up BT, the market leader whose network they rely on. In the biggest review of the sector for a decade, structural separation is back on the agenda. BT’s rivals have stepped up their charge against the country’s dominant fixed-line […]

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DisruptiveViews on MWC TV

DisruptiveViews on MWC TV

Written by on March 11, 2015 in Features with 0 Comments

Tony Poulos, Editor, DisruptiveViews on a panel at MWC TV hosted by Sasha Twining reviewing the big news from Day 3 with Kenechi Okelele, Senior Analyst, GSMA Intelligence and Nick Wiggin of Huawei. The discussion revolved around the strength of Apple Pay, tokenisation and mobile payments.

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Did the CIA hack Apple?

Did the CIA hack Apple?

Written by on March 11, 2015 in Features with 0 Comments

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – CIA researchers have worked for nearly a decade to break the security protecting Apple phones and tablets, investigative news site The Intercept reported on Tuesday, citing documents obtained from NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. The report cites top-secret U.S. documents that suggest U.S. government researchers had created a version of XCode, Apple’s software […]

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