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Top ICT DIVA Sophia Bekele Trendsets at UC Berkeley Haas School of Business, heralding “Mobile technology is the future of the internet”

Sophia Bekele has given a motivating and catalyzing keynote speech which discussed the effects of embracing the mobile technology in all the platforms, because everything is gravitating towards the mobile devices. “Mobile technology is the future of the internet, all services and solutions gravitate towards...

Announcement of keynote speakers for E-Learning 2015 Conference includes Sophia Bekele

CIO East Africa, one of the media sponsors for the event, reported on the announcement from organizers that the keynote speakers at this international conference of E-Learning Africa 2015. The event the will take place from 20 – 22 May in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and...

WSJ: Google Hit With Antitrust Lawsuit In Europe

Privacy “European Union regulators formally accused Google Inc. of violating the bloc’s antitrust laws by abusing its dominance of online search, escalating a long-running case that had stalled for years despite three separate attempts at a settlement. Wednesday’s move is the first time that any regulator...

Why investors should be concerned about cybersecurity breaches

Liquid Telecom Major security breaches continue to hit headlines, as businesses are forced to shift from focusing on the imminent nature of threats to calculating their potential financial impact. Companies are investing billions of dollars in cybersecurity, but the average return on spending for security technology is only...

EU hopes to abolish Internet geoblocking as it stands in the way of a modern digital market

The European Commission has said it is resolved to do away with the common practice of the user IP-based blocking of some digital content on the Internet. It said geoblocking stood in the way of a modern digital market. The EU executive announced Wednesday it...

Understanding the Impact of Internet of Things

Liquid Telecom While Apple and Samsung have had the benefit of being the large, dominant players in the mobile smart phone space, there are likely to be many successful entrepreneurial companies with many different Internet of Things products that help drive the next wave of innovation. It’s amazing...

Google’s Domain Name Land Grab: Consumer Convenience Or Coercive Control Point?

Privacy Internet naming decisions are the sort of Internet plumbing inside baseball that only interests policy wonks and marketing mavens. That is until an 800 pound gorilla like Google GOOGL +0.54% decides to pay $25 million for a single generic top-level domain name (gTLD). Buying “.app”...

CIO: The Cybercrime Economy Personified

While the Center for Strategic & International Studies and McAfee estimated the annual cost to the global economy from cybercrime at $375 billion conservatively and $575 billion maximally as of June 2014, at least one expert stands by cost figures that are many times those...

Business spotlight on cybercrime

In the wake of the Sony email hacking case, business expert Rachel Bridge looks at cybercrime and how you can protect your business. Online cybercrime is not just the stuff of sci-fi movies and urban myth. It is very real and it can pose a...

Banks in Russia, Japan, the US, and Europe have fallen victim to a massive, sophisticated malware hack

Hackers rob US and global banks of millions in one of the largest heists ever writes Kwame Opam on the Verge Banks in Russia, Japan, the US, and Europe have fallen victim to a massive, sophisticated malware hack, allowing the perpetrators to steal hundreds of...