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  • Jan 14, 2014
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The dark, evil side of our data-driven society: data brokers who sell rape-victim lists

  By: Gregory P. Bufithis, Esq.   Founder/CEO 14 January 2014 – We have moved to this wonderful “Web of the world” in which mobile communications, social technologies and sensors are connecting people, the Internet and the physical world into one interconnected network.  Data records are collected on who we are, who we know, where we […]


  • Dec 29, 2013
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A brilliant 2013 for science and technology. Ok, maybe not smartphones.

  If you’ve heard this story before, don’t stop me, because I’d like to hear it again. ~ Groucho Marx 29 December 2013 — During 2013 it seemed scientific discoveries were being made every day that changed the world we live in. From physics to medicine to biology, the technological and medical advancements that most […]


  • Dec 23, 2013
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What happens in an internet minute? [GRAPHICS]

    23 December 2013 – The folks at Intel produced the graphic above, just another demonstration of the staggering growth of the internet. The world today is moving at a faster pace than ever. In every single minute, millions of activities are occurring at a rollicking pace over the internet. The fast-growing digital and internet […]


  • Jun 12, 2013
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Ernst & Young: in two years, digital products will account for 57% of media income

  Graph above:  Agility Index by M&E segments, enabling technology and digital leaders* 12 June 2013 – We hang out a lot with the Ernst & Young folks, on several levels, in several specialties. Their crew has a wide-range of competencies and we have worked with them on a number of strategic initiatives for several TMT […]


  • Feb 21, 2013
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Porque Apple, Google y Samsung apuestan al éxito de BlackBerry (ideas previas al Mobile World Congress 2013)

  Publicado desde el Mobile World Congress 2013 en Barcelona, España. 21 De febrero de 2013 – Uno de mis eventos favoritos del año tendrá lugar entre el 25 y 28 de febrero: El Mobile World Congress (MWC) organizado por GSMA Organization.  Y ya el domingo previo al congreso empiezan los preparativos y tendrán lugar algunos […]


  • Nov 1, 2012
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Europe, the cloud, digital markets, a single market … Jesus, what a mess!

  1 November 2012 – I normally cover the cloud and all-things-related on our cloud computing site (click here).  But having just done a whirlwind trip through 4 conferences that covered Big Data (have you heard of that yet?), the cloud and e-discovery, digital media, and the Higgs bosun … plus armed with 12 flash […]


FutureMed: Big Data and exponential technologies

              14 February 2012 – Last week we had a chance to attend FutureMed, a health-care program that is part of Singularity University, a networked organization dedicated to exploring how disruptive technologies can sweep across whole industries and society.   This came on the heels of LegalTech 2012 in New York […]


  • Feb 1, 2011
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Davos 2011: Data, the new asset class

1 February 2011 – Every few years, courtesy of an IP client, I receive a 1-2 day pass to attend Davos.   I pay my own travel/lodging and for my security pass but entrance fees and “imbibements” are covered by my client.  I do not go every year it is offered because it usually hits right before […]


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