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Pokemon Go: going, going…

Pokemon Go: going, going…

Written by on August 25, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Tencent and Activision can breathe a sigh of relief. Pokemon Go is already showing all the hallmarks of being a craze rather than a revolution as the appeal of the game is already beginning to pall despite only being 6 weeks old. Data from Apptopia shows that daily active users peaked at around 45m users three weeks […]

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IoT shows promise but consumers in developed markets don’t get it

IoT shows promise but consumers in developed markets don’t get it

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

Harris Interactive, best known for the Harris Poll, has unveiled the results of its survey of the UK public, the SmartLife report, and has added to the pile of evidence that shows the struggles that the IoT is facing when it comes to spurring adoption. The outlook does look promising, but consumers in developed markets […]

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Privacy must now become part of the customer proposition

Privacy must now become part of the customer proposition

Written by on August 23, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Over the years, I’ve often tried to persuade clients that the time will come when privacy will be part of the upfront consumer proposition rather than a back office hygiene factor. privacy should be an integral part of the customer proposition that sways the choice of product or service From The business of privacy | Consult […]

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New threat for the IoT, DDoS attacks launching now

New threat for the IoT, DDoS attacks launching now

Written by on August 22, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Now is the time to beef up IoT device security before it’s too late! DDoS attacks are not new, but DDoS attacks hampering with IoT device security are. Recently we mentioned a DDoS attack that was launched by a botnet of 25,000 compromised CCTV cameras, armed with high-bandwidth connectivity and scattered across the world. The rise […]

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Facebook refuses to give up on India, back with Express Wi-Fi

Facebook refuses to give up on India, back with Express Wi-Fi

Written by on August 17, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

When there is a will there is a way… Last year a disappointed Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, said after his much-anticipated and much endorsed “Free Basics” program, “While we’re disappointed with the decision, I want to personally communicate that we are committed to keep working to break down barriers to connectivity in India and […]

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Why would HP come back to smartphones and with Windows 10 mobile?

Why would HP come back to smartphones and with Windows 10 mobile?

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

Windows Phone may be a dead man walking, but the PC giants still cling to the dream of a unified platform spanning traditional and mobile devices. Hewlett-Packard, whose record in mobile operating systems has been particularly disastrous – especially its short-lived acquisition of Palm’s webOS – is following Dell in sidelining Android and focusing on […]

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Analysis: Mastercard and VocaLink and why it makes sense

Analysis: Mastercard and VocaLink and why it makes sense

Written by on August 11, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

I’m sure by now you’ve all read about MasterCard’s acquisition of VocaLink. If not, you can listen to me talking to David Yates, the CEO of VocaLink, about it on the latest podcast in our Tomorrow’s Transactions series, either via iTunes or directly via our web site. It’s very interesting, in my opinion, to hear David’s […]

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Will AI help win the cyber security war?

Will AI help win the cyber security war?

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

Often touted as a potential superweapon destined to turn the tide of war, what exactly is the role of AI in cyber security? Leveraging Artificial Intelligence – AI in cyber security can enable organizations a fast and efficient response to a cyberattack. While walking around the larger industry shows, it doesn’t take long to realize that […]

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Status report: connected home market, worldwide

Status report: connected home market, worldwide

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

At present, North America leads the world connected home market. Favourable conditions for development — such as the recovery of the residential market — higher adoption rate of security systems and better consumer awareness regarding smart home technology than anywhere else in the world are driving growth in the region. According to Strategy Analytics’ forecasts, […]

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Comcast understands the value of privacy, might charge for it

Comcast understands the value of privacy, might charge for it

Written by on August 9, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Comcast is deliberating on asking customer to pay for privacy. Comcast defended a pay-for-privacy pricing structure in a letter to the Federal Communications Commission. AT&T already offer a service called “Internet Preferences” that provides lower monthly rates to customers in Austin, Texas and Kansas City who allow AT&T to track their web history and other behavioral […]

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