They’re found in indoor urban centers connecting enterprise employees, university faculty and students, and consumers shopping at malls. They’re found on top of street lamps, bus shelters and street furniture. They connect remote and rural communities to the digital world. And they deliver the excitement of sporting events to spectators around the globe.
With every passing month, there’s another news report on a data breach that stuns consumers. The world’s biggest data breaches do not discriminate. From eBay to Ashley Madison, the lesson learned is always the same. If you value your privacy, be very careful about giving out your personal information, including phone numbers.
I think we all accept the notion that invention and innovation are not a linear process. They can be at times a jumbled, messy, sometimes random and sometimes forceful series of events and experiences that lead us to new ways of doing things, living and working.
While still in the early stages, disruption of the wealth management industry is well underway. To explore this disruption, traditional wealth managers typically focus on very high net worth clients with substantial assets to invest and manage. Since many low-to-medium net worth individuals find that they are not cost-effectively served by traditional wealth managers, they have chosen to create and implement Do-It-Yourself (DIY) wealth management strategies.
Shantika Apriyanti was born in Sukabumi, Indonesia and is 20 years old. Along with 2,800 other youth who were reached by ConnectEd in Jakarta between 2012 and 2015, Shantika was a student with local NGO Yayasan Bina Insan Mandiri (YABIM) where she received school scholarships, tutoring, coaching, technology, workplace and leadership training and other personal development activities. Shantika , who was one of the youth selected to intern at Alcatel-Lucent’s Jakarta office, talks about her experiences below.
What comes to your mind first when you hear of a famous car show like the International Motor Show (IAA), taking place these days in Frankfurt? A bunch of new car models? Stylish presentations of famous sports car brands? Fantastic show acts for the visitors of IAA? Probably all of these. But as of now, you might associate another aspect with it: the Connected Car.
Twice each year, Motive Security Labs issues a Malware Report based on the aggregate data from its Motive Security Guardian deployments in mobile and fixed networks supporting over 100 million devices. Over the past two years, the source of mobile network infections have been roughtly split 50:50 between Android and Windows™ devices. But that dramatically changed during the first six months of 2015.
With every passing day, there’s another app to make your life easier by doing a job for you — sometimes apps you never imagined you needed. But with over 1,300 apps being submitted daily to Apple® iTunes® as of July 2015, communications service providers (CSPs) are in danger of apps diluting their brand.
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