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RSA 2016 – Heavy Hitters Talk Privacy vs. Security

"The path to hell starts with the back door, and we need to ensure that encryption technology remains strong,” said Brad Smith, president and chief legal officer, Microsoft at the RSA 2016 Conference. The RSA Conference is the annual confab where the world talks security. The 2016 event, with the theme “Connect to Protect,” was held Feb. 29 – Mar. 4 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.  As you might expect, the FBI versus Apple battle was the talk-of-the-show, not only in the casual Read more [...]
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Internet of Things World Europe

Internet of Things World Europe starts October 05 in Berlin, promising a detailed and thorough focus on the challenges ahead for the industry of connected technology in Europe. IoT has the backing of the European Commission to accelerate innovation and increase efficiency, productivity gains and growth. But despite the fact that the benefits of IoT are being recognized, the conference aims to tackle some of the issues surrounding implementation, such as safety and security, privacy and data, accountability Read more [...]
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IPX Summit 2015 – coming soon

The IPX Summit, 2015 will begin on September 30 at the Tower - A Guoman Hotel,  in London, UK. This event is your opportunity to meet current and potential IPX customers, network with key stakeholders in the IPX ecosystem and monetise your IPX strategies. The IPX summit is the platform for the industry to come together - to learn, network and do business. IPX is partnering with the Carriers World conference starting September 29, so there is double the opportunity for exhibitors to reach potential Read more [...]
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Network Security 2015

From the SANS Institute comes Network Security 2015, to be held at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas, September 12 - 21. More than 40 hands-on courses are offered, taught by real-world practitioners, and promising the immersion-style training that you need for your business. The SANS Institute, a cooperative research and education organization, was established in 1989, and is dedicated to sharing lessons learned and solutions to challenges faced by security practitioners globally. SANS also makes available Read more [...]
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CTIA Super Mobility

Coming to the Sands, Las Vegas, September 9 - 11 is CTIA Super Mobility, in partnership with Microsoft. This year sees a relaunch of the CTIA-powered trade event. CTIA Super mobility recognizes the changes in the wireless world, and now brings together every conceivable aspect of portable technology. This event is billed as, “The Industry’s Hot Spot for Everything Mobile” and this year’s theme is, ‘Immerse Yourself.’ The conference schedule will enable you to immerse yourself in knowledge, Read more [...]
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Interop 2015 Preview

Interop Las Vegas 2015 covers key topics for enterprise IT professionals. Interop 2015 opened today at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. Day 1 kicks off the weeklong event with numerous workshops and discussion- oriented roundtable sessions with the main event and expo starting tomorrow. As one of the main enterprise IT shows in the US, Interop Las Vegas attracts over 10,000 attendees and 300+ exhibitors. As you might expect, the show covers a broad range of enterprise technologies Read more [...]
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Top 10 Hi-Tech U.S. Trade Shows

Pulling together a Top 10 trade show list is somewhat problematical. Most lists are based on square footage (the “largest”), show attendance (the “biggest”), number of exhibitors (the “largest display of products” or “exciting number of new product announcements”) or industry focus (the “industry’s premier event”). While these lists are great for promoting an event and can be useful for marketers planning their marketing programs, their utility stops there. The typical Top Read more [...]
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Mobile World Congress 2015 – It’s A Wrap

MWC 2015 is over and the show continues to earn the “biggest annual event focused on mobile technology” moniker. Previous posts have covered some of the major announcements and the keynote presentations, so in this post I’ll just summarize the major themes and show highlights. In the mobile technology space, smartphones are king. In fact, one analyst claims that the number of smartphones in use worldwide now exceeds the number of installed PCs (about 1.5B). New smartphone announcements ruled Read more [...]
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Mobile World Congress 2015 – Keynote Highlights

One of the most interesting aspects of the Mobile World Congress (MWC 2015) show each year is the keynote presentations. MWC attracts executives from globally recognized companies who provide their insights into the future directions and challenges of mobile communications. This year is no different, with speakers from AT&T, Deutsch Telekom, Facebook, Ericsson, Huawei, Intel, MasterCard, Mozilla, Wikipedia and a host of others. One of the first keynote sessions by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Read more [...]
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Barcelona to Host Mobile World Congress 2015

From Weables to Connected Cars Barcelona will be a Buzz of Mobile Technology as Mobile World Congress opens on March 2nd 2015 The 2015 Mobile World Congress will be held between the 2nd and 5th of March in Barcelona. The event will bring the best of mobile under one roof for 4 days. More than 1900 companies are going to exhibit their products and services at the event. Thousands of visitors will attend the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, an exciting opportunity to meet new people and make Read more [...]