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Mobile World Congress 27 Feb – 2 Mar 2023 Barcelona

The GSMA Mobile World Congress is the world’s largest exhibition for the mobile industry, incorporating a thought-leadership conference that features prominent executives representing mobile operators, device manufacturers, technology providers, vendors and content owners from across the world. Mobile World Congress (MWC) is the world’s largest gathering for the mobile industry. The...

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What Do You Learn from the WannaCry Ransom Attack?

More than 200,000 computers across 150 countries have been affected by a large-scale cyberattack in the last few days. The ransomware WannaCry encrypts information on computers and asks users to pay $300 in exchange for decryption. According to Microsoft, starting first in the United Kingdom and Spain, the malicious software quickly...

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Bank details, TFNs, personal details of job applicants potentially compromised in major PageUp data breach

A breach in HR recruitment software provider PageUp has led to the potential compromise of the personal details of thousands of Australians. According to ABC news, PageUp, which boasts 2 million active users across 190 countries, posted a statement from chief executive Karen Cariss on its website, saying it had noticed...

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What Makes a Great Online Shopping Experience?

Consumers today have more places and ways to shop. If you have an e-commerce business, and you want online shoppers to buy from you, you need to make the shopping experience pleasant and easy. Since late 1990s from shipping times to payment methods and checkout processes, almost every aspect of the...

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Most Popular Mobile Messaging Apps

Mobile messaging apps are more popular than ever, supported by strong growth of mobile internet and smartphone.  These mobile messaging apps not only offer messaging services, they also offer social network features like group chats, video chats and photo and video sharing. Based on number of monthly active users, WhatsApp is...

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Why customers delete your app

Customers who download your apps normally have a higher lifetime value, so many companies market hard to try to get customers to download their apps, however only to find out that customers are deleting their app after a short period of use. Why? A research by marketingsherpa shows that the reasons...

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Shoppers' Social Media Platform of Choice

Social networks are now well established, some popular ones such as facebook, whatsapp, instagram are used by people daily or multiple times a day. People use social media sites for various purpose like connecting with friends or finding something new on the internet. So which of those social networks is the...

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Mobile internet subscriptions to reach 8.9 billion by 2022

According to an Ericsson report, 5G networks are expected to be available in 2020, with the number of subscriptions reaching around 550 million by the end of 2020. By the end of 2022, Ericsson predicts that there will be 8.9 billion mobile subscriptions. Mobile broadband subscriptions will reach 8 billion, thereby...

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Mastering Chaos - A Netflix Guide to Microservices

This is amazing talk. Josh Evans talks about the chaotic and vibrant world of microservices at Netflix. He starts with the basics- the anatomy of a microservice, the challenges around distributed systems, and the benefits. Then he builds on that foundation exploring the cultural, architectural, and operational methods that lead to...

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It's so hard to get cash in India that some people are ordering it online

As millions of Indians line up to try and get their hands on cash, an e-commerce company has started delivering it to their doorsteps. It's a response to the Indian government's sudden ban on 500 and 1,000 rupee notes six weeks ago, which removed 86% of the country's cash and has...

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Where Will Be the World's Largest Digital Market by 2018

The projections based on data from Statista’s Digital Economy Compass examine the competitive development of the platform business in eCommerce, eTravel and Digital Media. The four major Chinese players Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent, and Huawei have achieved impressive figures and are increasingly operating on a global level. China will soon overtake the...

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