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Lookout’s G-J Schenk: Security Concerns Must Be with Mobile

Keeping corporate data safe is a constant challenge for many security professionals. Deploying the most rigorous security stack–including firewalls, intrusion prevention systems, network monitors, data encryption, two factor authentication, anti-virus software and…

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eSports Betting is Tech’s Wild West–And its Potential is Huge

Esports are here to stay. Global revenue for the market–which essentially means paid video gaming–was $800 million in 2016, and it’s expected to reach $1.23bn by 2019. Its global viewership is expected…

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BUX CEO Nick Bortot: “Our Main Challenge wasn’t Tech, but Human”

Nick Bortot is CEO of Bux, an Amsterdam-based mobile app aiming to take the complexity out of stock markets, and make trading fun. What began as a solution for inexperienced traders has…

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Trump Changes Twitter: But Can He Change its Fortunes?

You’d have to have been living under a pretty large rock not to have noticed the new US President’s tweets over the last few years. Even then, you’ll probably have heard or…

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“Focus Before Scale”: How Tiqets’ B2C Move Made it One of Europe’s Fastest-Growing Startups

When Tiqets began operating in January 2014 it was an API aggregator, offering the world’s largest entertainment ticketing platform to online travel agencies (OTAs), airlines and other travel firms. Admission tickets to…

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Here Are the Biggest Tech Stories of 2017

Few years have polarized public opinion as the one about to end. 2016 has seen political upheaval, heightened conflict and a sense, generally, that the things we once took for granted aren’t…

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Deck The Halls: Christmas 2016’s Top 10 Tech Gifts

2016 may have been a mixed bag for many reasons. But a mixed stocking is no bad thing–especially when it’s chocked full of the latest gadgets and gizmos across the spectrum of…

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YOYO’s PopSlide to Pounce on Mobile’s Next Billion

by Anam Alpenia Smartphone purchases in the developing world are rocketing. In southeast Asia, where YOYO Holdings, an innovative mobile advertising firm has set up shop, the market is growing 65% year…

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YourDOST Bridges India’s Huge Mental Health Gap

Richa Singh was at college in Guwahati when her roommate, worried about a place in India’s skyrocketing jobs market, took her own life. It was a tragedy—and, for Singh, a call to…

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European Commission Telco Deregulation Plan ‘Will Help Giants’

A European Commission plan to further deregulate its telecommunications market has come under fire, after it was claimed the plans would help the continent’s biggest players increase their grip on the market.…

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