The changing nature of the office environment

Over the past decade, we have witnessed the evolution of offices to become more open, light and comfortable to help professionals relax so that they can be more productive.

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How data science and machine learning can help in boosting website design

Artificial intelligence (AI), data science, web design and development are the three major domains collectively shaping the world of the internet right now. However, nothing may immediately come to one’s mind to establish a correlation among the three, says Yash Mehta.

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Telcos admit IoT is failing to meet expectations, as they are urged to understand customers’ business

EXCLUSIVE REPORT: Three leading European telcos admit at the 6th IoT Forum CE, that many customers are still not aware of the benefits of the Internet of Things (IoT). As one enterprise tells the C-Level operator panel, “You must show customers you understand their business, not just your own.”

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Changing thinking on IoT: Building blocks for the next industrial revolution

Anyone following the markets related to the Internet of Things has seen the forecasts of tens of billions of connected devices, trillions of dollars of economic impact and the transformation of multiple industries.

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Caution: Venture capitalists at work

We will look back on March 2018 as the time when Facebook lost $37 billion (€30.01 billion) from its valuation – as did the bluest of chips such as Apple, Netflix and Amazon.

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New avenues for smart communication will enhance user experience, finds Strategy Analytics

While robotics is still a long way off and VR is still in its infancy for consumers, the way in which we communicate with smart devices and applications will change much sooner than we thought. Voice will dominate how we communicate with more and more devices; chatbots will also do the same but with a

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Nuance shows AI-powered developments for the car and smart home of the future at CES 2018

New conversational artificial intelligence (AI)-powered solutions asre being shown at CES 2018 by Nuance Communications, Inc..Through advancements in conversational AI, Nuance is empowering solutions that hear, understand, learn, and use language to interact with consumers, providing personalised experiences and aiming for new levels of convenience, engagement, security and satisfaction.

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Apple & Google to bring social payments to the masses, driving mobile P2P users to reach 2.5bn this year

A new study from Juniper Research has found that the global number of registered mobile domestic money transfer users is expected to reach 2.5 billion this year, up from an estimated 1.7 billion in 2016.

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With a modern data platform, any CIO can turn information into intelligence

It’s been more than a decade since we first heard the phrase “data is the new oil.” But while this idea may well define the next generation of business, there’s important context surrounding it that often gets overlooked.

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The season of voice-based personal assistants

One of the hottest gift ideas this holiday season are virtual assistants specifically those with a voice user interface (VUI).These handy devices are becoming increasingly common in our daily lives since Siri was first introduced in 2011.

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Infobip deploys mobile messaging platform for Tele2

Infobip, the global communications platform for businesses, announced the rollout of its omnichannel enterprise messaging technology with Tele2. Delivered under the ‘Tele2 Messaging’ brand name, the deal brings new user engagement capabilities to the operator’s business customers.

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Norwegians can now pay their bills via Facebook Messenger

Nordea launches the first Nordic bank service via Facebook Messenger. Powered by Nets, it initially allows for payment of Norwegian bills via an e-invoice in Facebook Messenger – anytime and anywhere.

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Telefónica and Facebook collaborate to reduce the digital divide

At the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) Summit, Telefónica S.A. and Facebook announced a joint collaboration to reduce the digital divide in Latin America (LatAm) by targeting challenges to rural connectivity.

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Clear Blue Technologies and the Telecom Infra Project develop smart OpenCellular power management

Clear Blue Technologies Inc., the Smart Off-Grid™ company, and the Telecom Infra Project (TIP), an initiative co-founded by SK Telecom, Intel, Nokia, Facebook and Deutsche Telekom in 2016, announced a collaboration as part of TIP’s OpenCellular project group

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Avaya powers digital transformation to modernise the customer experience in the financial services industry

With industry analysts forecasting unprecedented change for the Financial Services and Insurance (FSI) industry over the next three years, companies need a highly flexible, open and secure communications foundation with which they can confidently embrace the future.

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Wireless VR will strain data networks, creating an extra 21,000Pb of traffic by 2021, says Juniper

A new report from Juniper Research on Virtual Reality (VR) forecasts that wireless VR headsets (smartphone-based and standalone) data consumption will grow by over 650% over the next 4 years, from nearly 2,800PB (Petabytes) in 2017 to over 21,000PB in 2021.

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