Tag: Tablet

What can the Olympics tell us about mobile and tablet…

Following the closing of the London 2012 Olympics and the handing over of the flag to Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Games, stats and facts are abounding fast. Did you know, for example, that 2.7 million bananas were eaten in the Olympic Village? Or that only 44% of medallists sang along with their national […]

Moving Closer to Trusted Identities on the Internet

The move towards a trusted Internet identity ecosystem is getting closer: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has awarded $9 million to five pilot programs for the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC) initiative.  According to NIST, the pilots will include new solutions, models, and/or frameworks for healthcare, online media, retail, […]

Look how mobile is driving commerce – globally

There have been quite a few stories recently highlighting the importance that mobile plays in commerce nowadays. Whether research from the Centre for Economics and Business Research showing that sales through the mobile channel on the UK’s high streets now account for every £1 in £10 spent, the news that Oktoberfest drinkers in Munich will […]

Shop Safe With Your Mobile This Holiday Season

The holiday season is upon us, and it’s time to shop.  Every year on Black Friday consumers wake up early and head out to get the best deals on holiday gifts.  More and more, though, they are doing the shopping online from home, with some sleeping in or getting up at 3am to get the […]

Personal Cloud computing – A Luxury or Necessity?

Personal cloud applications and services are on the rise, but has it hit the mainstream audience yet? With an increased number of devices such as smartphones, tablets, laptops and a plethora of other connected devices (including the growing number of smaller devices with less physical storage space), personal clouds are becoming more than a luxury. […]

A look back at GITEX

The 2013 Gulf Information Technology Exhibition is all wrapped up for another year. The exhibition was a success on many levels and once again brought forward the world’s leading technology to be on display at the Dubai World Trade Center. The 33rd edition of GITEX, which ran under the theme “let’s Create, Disrupt and Re-imagine […]

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