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Global mobile news round-up 23rd June

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Find out the week’s top mobile stories from around the world.

This week.. winners and losers in Amazon Whole Food purchase, Estonia creates worlds first “digital embassy”, fighting data costs with social media in South Africa and much more…

Amazon is taking a huge bite out of the fresh food business with its bid for Whole Foods Market for $13.7 billion. But even though this is a deal between two companies, it’s not just the two of them being touched by it…

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MEF joins the European Trust Foundation

By | Consumer Trust, Featured Post, News

Today MEF is announcing that it has joined the European Trust Foundation – an independent body working with governments, corporates, trade-associations, SME bodies and others within and outside the EU, to strengthen digital trust throughout Europe.

The European Trust Foundation is co-ordinated by the not for profit think tank EEMA, and focusses on identification, authentication, privacy, risk management, cyber security, the Internet of Things and mobile applications.

Consumer Trust has long-since been a central initiative for MEF. In 2012 MEF’s Consumer Trust Working Group was established and its annual global consumer survey (now in its 5th year) was launched.

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Global mobile news round-up February 17

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Find out the week’s top mobile stories from around the world.
This week.. Blackberry sues Nokia over patents, downloads are ‘obsolete’, Facebook plans to bring the global community closer and much more.

As it says goodbye to the smartphone business, BlackBerry is pushing ahead with an attempt to wring some cash from its patents.

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Global mobile news round-up: 15 January

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Find out the week’s top mobile stories from around the world.

This week.. report finds 90% of mobile health & finance apps vulnerable, Apple controls half of the smartwatch market, Google hires official VR boss and US bank customers officially prefer mobile to branches.

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MEF rebrands to Mobile Ecosystem Forum and elects new EMEA Board

By | MEF Connects MWC, News, Press Release
New company name reflects MEF’s broadening remit as the ecosystem grows - cross border, sector and company size Darren Foulds, Managing Director of Barclays Mobile and Pingit, elected as EMEA Chair and Adia Sowho Head of Digital Media, Etisalat Nigeria elected as Vice-Chair MEF has announced the results of its 2015 EMEA Board elections which took place at the company AGM at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. It also announced its transition...
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