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MWC 2012 – Some Things To Watch For

With CES 2012 over, focus shifts to the next of the ‘big 3 mobile computing events’ - Mobile World Congress 2012, held in Barcelona February 27 through March 1.  While CES covers the wide range of gadgets that we will be buying in 2012, MWC dives more deeply into mobile computing topics including devices, content, applications, network equipment, mobile operator monitization strategies, regulation, vertical markets such as healthcare and financial services, network technology evolution and much, Read more [...]

RSA 2012 Pre-show Musings – Can Our Data Really Be Protected?

A headline in a post on the New York Times technology blog Bits said it all – “Even Big Companies Cannot Protect Their Data.” The story was about a user who had been the victim of 3 cyber attacks in January.  Two of the attacks were against two retailers owned by Amazon (Zappos and 6PM) and the 3rd at eBay. In the case of Zappos, the data that might have been exposed included customer names, encrypted passwords, phone numbers, e-mail addresses and the last 4 digits of credit card numbers. Read more [...]

RSA 2012 Pre-show Musings – Can Our Data Really Be Protected?

A headline in a post on the New York Times technology blog Bits said it all – “Even Big Companies Cannot Protect Their Data.” The story was about a user who had been the victim of 3 cyber attacks in January.  Two of the attacks were against two retailers owned by Amazon (Zappos and 6PM) and the 3rd at eBay. In the case of Zappos, the data that might have been exposed included customer names, encrypted passwords, phone numbers, e-mail addresses and the last 4 digits of credit card numbers. Read more [...]

The Hidden LTE Story from CES 2012

As the saying goes, you couldn’t swing a dead cat at CES 2012 without hitting a new LTE product! Last year’s trickle of phones for budding LTE networks turned into a flood of products including phones, tablets, cars (yes, cars!) and even storage devices. Wireless carriers continue to grow their LTE networks with their promise of 10x the data bandwidth of 3G networks. Sitting in front of the Las Vegas Convention Center, a collegue’s Droid Razr connected to the Verizon network showed a Speedtest Read more [...]