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Nokia Networks Sign Capacity-Enhancing Deal in Middle East

Nokia Networks has won a deal with Ooredoo Qatar to deploy its small cells in hotspots across the Middle Eastern country.

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Top Tips for Protecting your Brand on Mobile Apps

Today, there are almost two billion smartphone users internationally and consumers now spend more than half their time online using apps on their smartphones and tablets. Mobile app downloads reached 102 billion in 2013, up from 64 billion last year, with a rise to 270 billion predicted for 2017. Just under a quarter of business comes from the mobile channel, and 66 percent of merchants actively support mobile apps, an increase of 36 percent year on year. This rising trend of smartphone and mobile app use represents a major increase in the risk of cybercriminals taking advantage of unsuspecting consumers and unprepared brands. So it is critical that mobile apps are made part of any comprehensive brand protection strategy. By 2018, sales in e-commerce are predicted to increase by more than US$420 billion, and even more brands than ever will be identifying mobile apps as a key channel to reaching their audiences. So it is more important than ever that brands look to protect their revenue against criminals looking to maliciously use their name and logo. With that in mind, here are some best-practice tips that all brand-owners should take into account when publishing mobile apps, to help maintain their control of intellectual property and safeguard their reputations in the mobile space. Monitor, detect and enforce – globally Even if you have the most popular OS app stores covered, you may still be leaving the doors wide open for infringers. To fully protect your brand, you need to monitor globally; particularly in less secure, third-party app

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North American and European Businesses Waste £855m Annually on Connectivity

International business travellers from North America and Europe are overspending by at least £855 million on connectivity charges annually.

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Barco Shares its Visualisation Solutions with India

Over the course of a two-day event, Barco offered its local business partners a series of workshops and hands-on product demos.

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SafeEx Releases Updated Tablet-Based Software

The Danish software company, SafeEx, has just launched the second generation of the SafeEx Software, now tablet-based.

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Digital Skills Academy Launches World’s First Online Degree in Integrated Digital Technology, Business and Design

Digital Skills Academy has launched the world’s first online degree in integrated digital technology, business and design.

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New Top 100 List Challenges Asian Stereotypes in the UK Tech Industry

This year’s edition of Diversity UK’s Top 100 Asian Stars in UK Tech is due to be published on 17 June, 2015, in association with NewAsianPost.com.

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Gemalto Boosts eGovernment Adoption With New Digital Solution

Digital security company, Gemalto, has announced Coesys mGov, an innovative new mobile strong digital authentication solution.

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Verizon to Purchase AOL for $4.4 Billion

Verizon has announced their purchase of AOL Inc. for $50 per share - an estimated total value of approximately $4.4 billion. 

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Kaspersky Lab Announces Opening of First European Research Centre

Kaspersky Lab research experts now analyse over 325,000 new malware files each day, an increase of 10,000 per day from 2014.

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