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Deutsche Telekom will launch NB-IoT in 8 countries this year

Deutsche Telekom is expanding its footprint in the NB-IoT by announcing a Europe-wide rollout across the course of 2017. In Germany, Deutsche Telekom will commercially launch NB-IoT in the second quarter of 2017, which will be followed by the Netherlands, Austria, Croatia, Greece, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia. The Netherlands is looking like an interesting market

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Qualcomm fires back against Apple over lawsuit and FTC action

Never a dull moment in the smartphone wars. This week, Qualcomm started getting serious regulatory heat when the Federal Trade Commission filed charges against the chipmaker, accusing it of anticompetitive tactics designed to shut competitors out from supplying components to handset companies. Apple was one of the few manufacturers mentioned by name in the complaint,

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One day ahead of Davos: President Xi Jinping and the Global Governance

The World Economic Forum is preparing to host President Xi Jinping at its annual meeting in Davos on 17–20 January, marking the first such appearance of a Chinese President. What does Xi’s participation say about China’s ambition to lead on the world stage, amid growing tensions in US-China relations and increasing political instability across Europe?

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BICS and Eutelsat team up to deliver satellite-based business continuity solutions for operators in Africa

Both companies pool their expertise to provide service continuity for mobile data and voice services Brussels, Paris, 2 November 2016 – BICS, a global wholesale carrier for voice, mobile data and capacity services, today announced the launch of its on-demand connectivity solution for African telecom operators, in partnership with Eutelsat, a world-leading satellite operator. Using

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JetBlue now has free Wi-Fi on all flights

JetBlue announced last Wednesday it has completed the expansion of Fly-Fi, its free in-flight Wi-Fi service, making it the only airline to offer wireless internet to customers at no additional cost. Fly-Fi is now available on all 227 of the airline’s planes, spanning the entire fleet of Airbus A320s, A321s and Embraer 190s. JetBlue first introduced

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Telefonica Deutschland promotes COO Haas to CEO

  Markus Haas, the current COO of Telefonica Deutschland, will take over as CEO of the group from 01 January 2017. Haas has been appointed as the successor of Thorsten Dirks, who recently announced plans to join Lufthansa as the head of Eurowings. Haas has held a number of leadership roles since joining Telefonica in

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22 Feb 2011 --- Biometric security. Computer artwork showing a human hand with its fingerprints being analysed, and a human eye with its iris being scanned. Fingerprints and irises both contain unique patterns that can be used to determine the identity of an individual. When these are scanned, a computer will divide the scans into areas that are then compared to information already stored in a database. The process of automated identification of people using unique physiological traits is known as biometric identification. --- Image by © Science Photo Library/Corbis

Biometrics – The future of payments and customer experience?

What if you could authenticate your payments with a scan of your finger or your iris? What if you could take a selfie to authorize a banking transaction? Would you do it? Set aside all fears, the future of payment authentication is strictly connected to our body. Biometrics are already considered the most important technology to

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ViaSat, Eutelsat in-flight Internet partnership wins European service contract with SAS

ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) and Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) continue to execute on their strategy to deliver high-quality satellite-based Internet connectivity to the commercial airline market in Europe with a new service contract for SAS, Scandinavia’s leading airline. SAS is equipping its short and medium-haul fleet to offer on-board WiFi speeds of at

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Deutsche Telekom will launch NB-IoT in 8 countries this year

Deutsche Telekom is expanding its footprint in the NB-IoT by announcing a Europe-wide rollout across the course of 2017. In Germany, Deutsche Telekom will commercially launch NB-IoT in the second quarter of 2017, which will be followed by the Netherlands, Austria, Croatia, Greece, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia. The Netherlands is looking like an interesting market

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ChinaEU at IGF 2016

China-Europe Dialogue on Internet Governance On 7th December, ChinaEU and ChinaLabs will co-host the China-Europe Dialogue on Internet Governance,at the margin of IGF 2016 in Mexico. The Dialogue is a closed- door working dinner reserved to representatives of the Chinese government, the European Institutions, European national governments, civil society and the business community from both

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WhatsApp launches Status, an encrypted Snapchat Stories clone

WhatsApp could put the brakes on Snapchat’s international growth with today’s launch of WhatsApp Status, a new tab for sharing decorated photos, videos and GIFs that disappear after 24 hours. It’s another Facebook-owned Snapchat Stories copycat, but the twist is that it’s end-to-end encrypted like WhatsApp messaging. WhatsApp tested the feature for beta users in

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WhatsApp launches Status, an encrypted Snapchat Stories clone

WhatsApp could put the brakes on Snapchat’s international growth with today’s launch of WhatsApp Status, a new tab for sharing decorated photos, videos and GIFs that disappear after 24 hours. It’s another Facebook-owned Snapchat Stories copycat, but the twist is that it’s end-to-end encrypted like WhatsApp messaging. WhatsApp tested the feature for beta users in

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Data is the new oil, especially for telcos

Organisations must extract valuable data to gain greater business intelligence Data is the new oil but without the sort of refineries to turn it into more useful products, it remains useless for organisations in Australia. That’s where data science comes into the picture, converting information into intelligence, according to DataSpark chief operating officer, Shaowei Ying.

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Is Google about to launch the largest torrent search engine ever seen?

Google has made the founder of Torrentz.eu in charge of a project, a report said. After years of catering to copyright holders and their increasing demands, is Google about to go rogue in sheer frustration? According to a report by TorrentFreak, 2017 could well be the year Google throws its toys out of the pram,

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ChinaEU congratulates Antonio Tajani on his election as EP President

ChinaEU congratulates MEP Antonio Tajani (PPE, Italy) on his election as President of the European Parliament and welcomes a him at the helm of the Institution representing Europe’s 500 million citizens. ChinaEU hails the election of Antonio Tajani as President because of his record of accomplishment in fostering the interests of the European industry and

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Microsoft in hot water with data protection watchdogs

Microsoft has found itself in the naughty corner once again after European watchdogs Article 29 voiced concerns over privacy settings in Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system. Article 29 Working Party initially wrote to Microsoft last year, explaining concerns over default installation settings of Windows 10, which it believed did not offer the user enough control

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What if one of Gmail’s coolest features came to chat apps?

How many times have you sent a message to the wrong person and wished you could take it back? There’s a neat feature inside Gmail that lets you undo such mistakes, but what if it was also available on a popular chat app? After all, we use chat apps on mobile devices a lot more than email

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