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2020-06-04 - Modern router architecture and IPv6

Thu, 04/06/2020 - 18:09
Guest Post: In some ways, IPv6 was designed as a more processor-friendly protocol than IPv4. However, its extensible nature still presents some challenges. Infrastructure and Standardisation

2020-06-04 - Canada Caves to the US, Blocks Huawei 5G (Inference)

Thu, 04/06/2020 - 18:09
Huawei is the strong favorite of Canadian network builders, for good products and extraordinary support. It displaced the incumbents at Bell Canada years ago and has a joint Living Lab in Vancouver with Telus1. Huawei had already won the 5G contracts. It has a thousand researchers and spends a... Development Legal

2020-06-04 - EDITORIAL Speed is of the essence

Thu, 04/06/2020 - 18:09
The coronavirus pandemic has seen a rapid change in how people shop. It has ushered in many of the changes retail has been facing over the past few years at break-neck speed. But the pace of change is likely to continue. Economic

2020-06-04 - Today's headlines from The 5G Daily

Thu, 04/06/2020 - 18:09
5G is going to change the world. Find out how this exciting technology is going to reshape your industry at this year's Total Telecom Congress June 4th • Rakuten and NEC are working together to develop their own standalone 5G core, which they hope to market commercially   June 3rd • Just days... Infrastructure and Standardisation

2020-06-03 - Wisconsin Court Dumps Conviction Of Middle School Kid Who Drew A Picture Of A Bomb

Thu, 04/06/2020 - 18:09
The intersection of school administration and law enforcement leads directly to insanity. All logic goes out the window when school administrators come across something that makes them feel slightly uncomfortable. Adding cops to the mix doesn't help anything. It only serves to turn every... Legal

2020-06-03 - Growing hostility leads to attacks on RTV journalists in Slovenia

Wed, 03/06/2020 - 18:09
The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today expressed its growing concern about the increasing climate of hostility towards journalists and executives at Slovenia’s public broadcaster Radiotelevizija... Legal

2020-06-03 - Demand strong legal safeguards for Contact Tracing

Wed, 03/06/2020 - 18:09
The NHSX is currently testing their digital contact tracing app in the Isle of Wight, and is set to release it nation-wide sometime soon. This application will keep record of our encounters by using the bluetooth sensors of our smartphones, allowing app users which have been exposed to infected... Human Rights Legal Security

2020-06-03 - Snapchat taps into social selling boom with launch of dynamic ads

Wed, 03/06/2020 - 18:09
To tap into the swift shift in D2C and retailer ecommerce brought about by the coronavirus pandemic, Snapchat has joined the social media foray into ecommerce with the launch of dynamic ads. Economic

2020-06-03 - New lockdown habits here to stay as ‘most plan to keep spending more frequently online’ says Visa

Wed, 03/06/2020 - 18:09
As restrictions on non-essential retail begin to lift, the research reveals that many of our new shopping habits will be here to stay, with two fifths (41%25) shopping online more frequently the majority (74%25) of those will continue to do so. Economic

2020-06-03 - eBay outlines ‘lockdown spend trends’ and points to how important ‘live’ data is to tapping into the ecommerce boom

Wed, 03/06/2020 - 18:09
New insights released by eBay reveal how shopping habits shifted as the UK entered lockdown on 23 March 2020 and, as all but essential physical stores closed doors, online became the default way the nation shopped. Economic

2020-06-03 - AT&T: HBO Max Will Not Count Against Data Caps; Avoiding Another Multi-Billion-Dollar Broadband Boondoggle; + more news -

Wed, 03/06/2020 - 18:09
AT%26T says HBO Max will be excused from AT%26T's mobile data caps via its sponsored data program, while competing services like Netflix and Disney+ will not theverge.com Avoiding another multi-billion-dollar broadband boondoggle fiercewireless.com Google says YouTube and YouTube TV... Infrastructure and Standardisation Development

2020-06-03 - UK retailers turn to digital to survive pandemic – and view it as a long term strategy

Wed, 03/06/2020 - 18:09
As a result of Covid-19, two-thirds (60%25) of UK retail companies are overhauling their business strategies, with almost half (42%25) looking to invest in digital. Economic

2020-06-03 - Blockchain-based biometric app aims to make ecommerce delivery more secure in lockdown and beyond

Wed, 03/06/2020 - 18:09
With shoppers no longer able to sign for deliveries, chargebacks and fraud are on the up – at a time when retailers can least afford it. Now, a new app that uses biometrics to verify identity has been launched to help curb the problem. Economic

2020-06-03 - Total UK online fashion orders up 115% in May, but AOV remains down

Wed, 03/06/2020 - 18:09
The total number of UK online fashion checkouts increased significantly in May, up 115%25 year-on-year, however, Average Order Value (AOV) remained down compared to last year, showing -9%25 for the first three weeks in May. Economic

2020-06-03 - ‘Rags to riches’: new UK upcycling marketplace launches to promote sustainable shopping

Wed, 03/06/2020 - 18:09
UK-based online marketplace Luxecycled, which is pioneering the way for more sustainable fashion, homeware, jewellery, accessories, furniture and other seasonal goods has opened, digitally at least, to the public. Economic

2020-06-02 - Covid-19: GSMA looks to Nigeria for EdTech solutions

Tue, 02/06/2020 - 18:06
The GSMA is inviting leading EdTech start-ups from Nigeria, Indonesia and Côte d’Ivoire to a webinar discussion, where the impact of mobile technology services in helping to provide educational services to those that need them in the context of COVID-19 will be looked at. COVID-19 has closed... Sociocultural

2020-06-02 - TikTok Promises to Promote Black Creators After Censorship Accusations Make Light

Tue, 02/06/2020 - 18:06
Chinese Social Media platform TikTok laid out a series of actions on Monday in an effort to address criticisms that its algorithm is suppressing black creators on the app. The actions include launching a “creator diversity council” in which the platform will aim at “recognising and uplifting the... Security Human Rights Sociocultural

2020-06-02 - Major Petrol Price Hike Could Cripple South Africa’s Economy says Expert

Tue, 02/06/2020 - 18:06
The major fuel price hike scheduled for tomorrow (3 June) is going to further hurt the economy and have a major impact on deeply indebted consumers. This is after the petrol price in the country slumped to a 21-year low as South Africa descended into a nationwide lockdown. All grades of petrol will... Legal

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