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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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Our data has value – the future of privacy

Our data has value – the future of privacy

Written by on July 8, 2016 in Opinion with 0 Comments

We are angry. We want our privacy back. When Mark Zuckerberg said that we ‘now live our lives in public’ we chuckled and didn’t believe him. What he didn’t say was that he, and many others, would track our every movement, online. It is our fault. It is our fault because we were offered free […]

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With the new GDPR, whose data is it anyway?

With the new GDPR, whose data is it anyway?

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

“Keep Calm and Carry On” seems a fitting theme for the finally-published General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – a new European wide legislation which is designed to give individuals greater control over their personal information. However, this is only the case if you’re one of the organisations already valuing customers’ data. Unfortunately, for too long, […]

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The Data War – a blockbuster starring Sam Security and Pete Privacy

The Data War – a blockbuster starring Sam Security and Pete Privacy

Written by on April 15, 2016 in Opinion with 0 Comments

Countries used to go to war over oil, and may do again. Right now, it seems increasingly likely that companies will go to war over data. After all, it is the new oil (although its value may be going the same way). For a long time, we were in the thrall of the big tech […]

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Data was the new oil but is the heading the way of old oil

Data was the new oil but is the heading the way of old oil

Written by on March 29, 2016 in Opinion with 3 Comments

It wasn’t so long ago we were talking about data being the new oil. But today, just like oil, its value is diminishing rapidly. Like oil, over-supply will be the cause of big data’s demise, and as more and more people stop filling and using those vast data stores, their value will plummet as well. Well, […]

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It’s about the data, dummy – click ‘agree’ to continue

It’s about the data, dummy – click ‘agree’ to continue

Written by on March 10, 2016 in Opinion with 0 Comments

During a recent conversation about advertising I realised that I hate this data stuff. I will go out of my way to avoid giving it away. The conversation was about a company whose advertising budget was up for review, and whether or not Google Ads was a good idea. One side was all for going with […]

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