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  • Jan 27, 2016
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My conference schedule: the year is always front-loaded

  27 January 2016 – This is my busiest part of the year as far as tech conferences because they are pretty much back-to-back over an 8 week period: the CyberSecurity Forum in Lille, France; LIFT Technology Conference in Geneva, Switzerland; the international conference Computers, Privacy and Data Protection (CPDP) in Brussels, Belgium; the Munich […]


  • Jan 26, 2016
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Donald, listen: the iPhone will not be made in the U.S. Not ever.

“Is this not my best skeptical look?  I mean, I am the greatest at skepticism!!” By: Gregory P. Bufithis, CEO 26 January 2016 – That Donald Trump’s skill is leveraging fact-free rhetoric for political advantage is not news.  So much of the GOP-primary oxygen has been his demagoguery.Trump’s style degrades people and public discourse. His keen […]


  • Jan 16, 2016
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The runup to Mobile World Congress 2016: a smartwatch app that detects epileptic seizures and texts a warning

    Gregory P. Bufithis, Esq. / Founder and CEO of EAM Capital Partners   16 January 2016 – Superlatives soon get exhausted when describing MWC’s growth in scope and scale over the years (this year will be my 6th appearance) with an attendance that exceeded 93,000 last year … which exceeded 2014 (85,000+) and 2013 (76,000+). […]


  • Jan 14, 2016
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A New York bill would force decryption of smartphones “on demand”

  14 January 2014 – So now we have word that New York Assemblyman Matthew Titone has a bill that forbids the sale of smartphones that can’t be cracked by their manufacturers. On the Wire reports: “A bill that is making its way through the New York state assembly would require that smartphone manufacturers build mechanisms […]


  • Jan 7, 2016
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From Las Vegas: CES 2016 – “Move along humans. Nothing to see here”

  Eric De Grasse Chief Technology Officer Catarina Conti Media Coordinator   7 January 2015 – The International CES is a global consumer electronics and consumer technology tradeshow that takes place every January in Las Vegas, Nevada. And we are back! This year the show runs from January 6th to January 9th. The show floor […]


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