Category: Data

contacless payments, the missed opportunity for mobile providers

In a recent discussion on LinkedIn over contactless payments, I’ve realized this is a missed opportunity for the mobile providers, when you think of it. If you live in…

this is indeed a mistery

“It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts.” ― Arthur Conan…

It’s the data, Sherlock!

About the Mexican data leak The data was stored in a publicly accessible MongoDB database, that required no password or authentication to be accessed. The database was hosted on…

Code of Practice – Equipment Interference

So the UK has a draft for Equipment Interference that could soon become law.  (local cache) With this, instead of having the Government trying to hack systems and…

gartner might be wrong. machine learning is just picking up (again)

We all know about the Gartner HypeCycle 2015 and their predictions. One of those is around machine learning, which is down on the peak of inflated expectations, going to…

blunt 2016 predictions from microsoft

It’s that time of the year again when companies and researchers are asked about their work and what they think it will happen next year. Microsoft has just…

money over privacy

VTech was recently hacked and it was really bad for everyone, as Vice Motherboard reports: a hacker broke into the servers of VTech, a Hong Kong-based company that…

cloud white labeling

We all heard that Microsoft is opening an UK datacenter in 2016. Which is quite good to overcome some ‘boring’ law gaps regarding data issues. Even if data…

the power of data

We already get Google usage reports regularly and they’re pretty much comprehensible and it’s interesting to see how we spend our time with GMail. But just now I…