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Tim Banks

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Industry views: GDPR, are we ready?

The EU’s general data protection regulation (GDPR), is just under one year away and expands the rights of EU citizens around privacy and protection of personal data. Among other things, it requires that companies maintain adequate data records, disclose data breaches and increase opt-out options. Heavy fines are on the…
Tim Banks
June 22, 2017
News Roundup

MWC news round-up: Day 3

Here's all the news announcements from Day 3 at Mobile World Congress. Today, biometric firm demo's the fallibility of smartphone fingerprint scanners using plasticine, Fiat Chrysler brings AR to its marketing, Xiomi unveils Mi5, Visa Ready programme extends to more connected devices and much more.
Tim Banks
February 25, 2016
News Roundup

MWC news round-up: Day 2

Here's the news from day two (Tuesday) at Mobile World Congress that will shift the mobile agenda throughout 2016. Cisco and Ericsson partner for 5G, Visa and Mastercard announce new ways to pay (including with your connected clothes or a selfie), BMW cars become moving relay stations to improve mobile…
Tim Banks
February 24, 2016
News Roundup

MWC news round-up: Day 1

This week the mobile world is at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Here we bring together the news stories from Day 1 that are shaping the mobile industry. Today, Samsung launches its waterproof S7 and S7 edge, Sony puts an AI assistant in your ear, LG goes modular with its…
Tim Banks
February 23, 2016
News Roundup

Global mobile news round-up: 12 February 2016

Find out the week’s top mobile stories from around the world. This week...Google reverses Samsung ad-blockers decision, Opera gets offered out for $1.2bn, Twitter users numbers are flatlining, India says 'no' to Facebook's Free Basics and much more.
Tim Banks
February 12, 2016
MEF LatAm

Mobile money in Mexico [infographic]

Globally, mobile financial services are becoming the preferred way for consumers to perform an array of financial services or simply interact with their bank. This trend is particularly true of growth markets where mobile is the catalyst for financial inclusion. This infographic from Amdocs and Ovum explores how and to…
Tim Banks
February 8, 2016

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