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We need more control over how a company uses our data

We need more control over how a company uses our data

Written by on August 11, 2017 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

We need new solutions for collecting and using data that strikes the right balance between consumer benefits and control over their own data. I was looking for the opening hours of a local supermarket in San Francisco from Google Maps. When I found them, Google also told me an interesting additional detail: “You visited this […]

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In five years time the price of data could be zero: GSMA

In five years time the price of data could be zero: GSMA

Written by on July 6, 2017 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

In his keynote address to the GSMA Mobile World Congress in Shanghai, Telstra CEO, Andrew Penn, said that operators need to get ready for falling consumer data prices. To the point where the price could reach zero in the next 5 – 10 years. Last week in the Openet blog Barry Marron wrote about the […]

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Do not underestimate the importance of sensors in AI

Do not underestimate the importance of sensors in AI

Written by on July 3, 2017 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Sensors are the eyes and ears of AI. Data is the raw material of artificial intelligence (see here) meaning that will be increasingly critical that the sensors that collect that data are reliable and accurate. Nowhere is this more true than in eHealth where inaccurate data is useless at best and deadly at worst. This is […]

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Intel will buy Mobileye for its deluge of data, so much data

Intel will buy Mobileye for its deluge of data, so much data

Written by on March 15, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – To understand Intel’s $15.3 billion proposed acquisition of Israel’s Mobileye, imagine the data created and compiled by a self-driving car scanning the road and objects around it as a potential source of revenue. That data, says Intel Corp Chief Executive Brian Krzanich, is the key to the deal, and may see […]

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Telefonica differentiates with 4th Platform, where customers control their data

Telefonica differentiates with 4th Platform, where customers control their data

Written by on February 27, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

BARCELONA, Spain (Reuters) – Spanish telecoms giant Telefonica announced a new strategy on Sunday promising to give customers back control of their own data with the help of a new digital personal assistant. The so-called “fourth platform” comes after Telefonica faced questions about its growth strategy last year following a dividend cut and asset disposals […]

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Europe’s data privacy watchdogs seek assurances from US

Europe’s data privacy watchdogs seek assurances from US

Written by on February 17, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union data privacy watchdogs will seek assurances from U.S. authorities that a move by U.S. President Donald Trump to crack down on illegal immigration will not undermine a transatlantic pact protecting the privacy of Europeans’ data. European concerns have been raised by an executive order signed by Trump on Jan. 25 […]

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Privacy at the top of the agenda for Telefonica’s Dirks

Privacy at the top of the agenda for Telefonica’s Dirks

Written by on November 9, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

BERLIN (Reuters) – Telefonica Deutschland’s O2 chief executive, Thorsten Dirks, called for a debate about data privacy in Germany and said he was looking into ways to monetise customer data. “We need to have a wide discussion about data in Germany,” Dirks told journalists late on Tuesday. Data privacy is a sensitive issue in Germany […]

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In Myanmar rapid subscriber growth slows, data becomes focus

In Myanmar rapid subscriber growth slows, data becomes focus

Written by on November 2, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

YANGON (Reuters) – Norwegian telecoms company Telenor will focus on improving data services in Myanmar, the head of the local business said on Wednesday, as an era of rapid subscriber growth following the opening up of the economy has ended. The liberalization of Myanmar’s telecoms sector has been a rare example of successful reform since […]

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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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UK partnership first to send smart grid data over power lines

UK partnership first to send smart grid data over power lines

Written by on October 14, 2016 in Guest Blog with 2 Comments

The UK has just seen a very impressive first, with National Grid and Reactive Technologies partnering to send data via the power lines that bring electricity to homes and businesses. This demonstration opens the door for grid-scale demand response projects, in which end-node usage can be dynamically adjusted to achieve better load balance. The trial […]

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