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2019-08-29 - SPECIAL REPORT What could a no-deal Brexit mean for retail?

Thu, 29/08/2019 - 18:08
As plans to suspend Parliament gather momentum and a no-deal Brexit looks increasingly likely, the impact on online retailers is set to be huge – but exactly are we looking at? Economic

2019-08-29 - Research reveals US retailers actively leaking customer and credit card information as ‘Magecart’ targets ecommerce

Thu, 29/08/2019 - 18:08
Just two and a half hours of desk research conducted by Aite Group uncovered more than 80 global eCommerce sites were actively leaking consumer credit card data through security holes in their web applications exploited by Magecart groups Economic

2019-08-29 - WH Smith turnaround continues: strategic plan sees High Street and travel terminus growth

Thu, 29/08/2019 - 18:08
WH Smith continues its turnaround from one of the most ridiculed stores to one that shows just how technology and strategic thinking can reshape a high street focussed business. Economic

2019-08-29 - U.S. reportedly receives more than 130 applications for Huawei licenses

Thu, 29/08/2019 - 18:08
Huawei warned black-listing would impact its U.S. suppliers The U.S. Commerce Department has received over 130 applications from U.S. firms for licenses to sell goods to Chinese vendor Huawei Technologies, Reuters reported, citing sources familiar with the matter. However, the U.S. authorities have... Economic

2019-08-29 - Econet’s USSD Would Be Perfect If It Copy’s Netone

Thu, 29/08/2019 - 18:08
Whilst I was compiling the new prices of data and SMSs bundles, I could not help but notice how frustrating it is to use Econet’s USSD (Unstructured Supplementary Service Data). It’s USSD really needs some work. What’s up with Econet’s USSD Well, the only problem I have with Econet’s USSD is that... Economic

2019-08-16 - Judge orders Georgia to switch to paper ballots for 2020 elections

Fri, 16/08/2019 - 18:03
Enlarge / An election official holds an electronic voting machine memory card following the Georgia primary runoff elections at a polling location in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., on Tuesday, July 24, 2018. (credit: Elijah Nouvelage/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Election security advocates scored a major... Legal

2019-08-09 - Cody Wilson pleads guilty to lesser charge, will register as sex offender

Fri, 09/08/2019 - 18:00
Cody Wilson (far right) sits in the front row for his first court appearance related to charges of sexual assault against a female minor. [credit: Nathan Mattise ] AUSTIN—This morning,... Legal

2019-08-09 - Cyberstability Update – July 2019

Fri, 09/08/2019 - 18:00
Global Commission Meets Ahead of EuroDIG in The Hague, the Netherlands This article was published on the GCSC website, 1 July 2019 The Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace (GCSC) conducted its third meeting of 2019 in The Hague, the Netherlands, on 16-17 June. The meeting took place... Infrastructure and Standardisation Security Legal Sociocultural

2019-08-08 - Rep. Bob Latta and Ajit Pai on Robocalls, Rural Massachusetts Projects, John Horrigan Report on Digital Divide

Thu, 08/08/2019 - 18:00
Congress and the Federal Communications Commission are working together to stop robocalls, wrote FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and Rep. Bob Latta, R-Ohio, in an op-ed on Wednesday. Rep. Latta in April introduced legislation that encourages phone companies to automatically block unwanted robocalls, and in... Development Infrastructure and Standardisation Legal Security

2019-08-01 - Sen. Josh Hawley Speaks to the Snapchat Generation, Babysitting Them With 30 Minutes a Day on Social Media

Thu, 01/08/2019 - 17:54
WASHINGTON, August 1, 2019 — Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., took the stage at the National Conservative Student Conference on Wednesday to thunderous applause and dozens of phones held in the air to capture his entry on Snapchat and Instagram. But Hawley, the youngest member of the Senate, is no friend... Human Rights Legal

2019-08-01 - 4 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From The Lion King For Business Success

Thu, 01/08/2019 - 17:54
I was just a young boy of 5 years old, when I watched the animation, “The Lion King”, for the first time. As young as I was, I knew that there was more to the animation than just a cartoon, meant to entertain and boost children’s fantasies. The children, then, are all adults now, doing different... Economic

2019-08-01 - South Korean Wireless Carriers Deploying Gigabit Wireless 5G, Says IHS Markit

Thu, 01/08/2019 - 17:54
WASHINGTON, August 1, 2019 – While U.S. carriers struggle to unveil real-world deployments with truly high-speed 5G deployments, South Korean carriers have demonstrated gigabit deployments with 5G, according a Wednesday webinar by the consulting firm HIS Markit. “The promise and hope of gigabit... Infrastructure and Standardisation

2019-07-31 - NTT Ltd. puts a new spin on cycling data — and global ICT

Wed, 31/07/2019 - 17:54
As riders in the Tour de France cycling competition climbed through the mountains of France and sprinted down the streets of Paris, each one of them carried a tiny, well-connected passenger: a 100-gram sensor, affixed beneath the saddles of their bikes. Sensor trackers on Tour de France bicycles. (... Legal Sociocultural

2019-07-31 - The DOJ's Plan To 'Fix' The T-Mobile Merger Isn't Going To Work

Wed, 31/07/2019 - 17:54
As expected, the Department of Justice has signed off on T-Mobile's controversial $26 billion merger with Sprint. You'd be hard pressed to find many objective folks who think greater consolidation in the telecom space is a good idea, given the deal will likely result in less competition,... Development Legal

2019-07-31 - Three Wi-Fi 6 network trials: Cisco, Boingo and WBA

Wed, 31/07/2019 - 17:54
The WBA highlights the importance of savvy Wi-Fi 6 deployment Based on the IEEE 802.11ax standard, Wi-Fi 6, the next generation of Wi-Fi technology, was built in response to the ever-growing number of connected devices worldwide. Wi-Fi 6 was designed to improve speed, capacity, coverage and... Development Legal

2019-07-31 - PUBG Mobile Is The First Mainstream Game To Get A Trimmed Down Version: PUBG Lite

Wed, 31/07/2019 - 17:54
PUBG is pretty popular. Fans of the game, claim it’s the real Fortnite before Fortnite – or at least that it was the first game to popularize the Batlle Royale genre which now includes the likes of Fortnite and Apex Legends – all extremely popular games. Because the game has such a huge... Economic

2019-07-30 - Canadian Government Consults on Expanding Pacific Trade Treaty to UK, Taiwan, South Korea, and Thailand

Tue, 30/07/2019 - 17:54
The Canadian government has launched a public consultation on expanding the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP, formerly TPP) to other countries, specifically citing the UK, Taiwan, South Korea, and Thailand. The consultation could raise significant... Economic

2019-07-29 - Encrypted Threats, IoT Malware Surge Past 2018 Levels: Report

Mon, 29/07/2019 - 17:53
The first half of 2019 was dominated by an increase in malware using encryption, and in malware targeting Internet of Things (IoT) devices, a recent SonicWall report reveals.  read more Security

2019-07-29 - Public Policy on the Internet: What is it? Who makes it? » FoIGF

Mon, 29/07/2019 - 17:53
Public Policy on the Internet: What is it? Who makes it? » FoIGF What is the purpose of your visit to the IGF website today? I'm trying to find a specific piece of information I'm looking for the answer to a particular question I'm researching a particular topic I'm just... Legal

2019-07-29 - Knowledge as a Global Public Good: How Fair Use, Open Source and ICT Standards Can Expand Digital Inclusion » FoIGF

Mon, 29/07/2019 - 17:53
Knowledge as a Global Public Good: How Fair Use, Open Source and ICT Standards Can Expand Digital Inclusion » FoIGF What is the purpose of your visit to the IGF website today? I'm trying to find a specific piece of information I'm looking for the answer to a particular question I'm... Sociocultural