‘Social Media’

GSMA: Reaching half of the market: women and mobile money

This is the first of a series of blogs that provide a deep-dive into different mobile money services who proved to be successful in increasing the mobile money penetration amongst women in their respective markets. This blog series builds upon the recently released report ‘Reaching half of the market: women and mobile money’. This blog […]

Chinese Hackers Vacuum Data From U.S. Health Industry

[column] For four years, a sophisticated group of Chinese cyberspies has cut a digital swath through the health-care industry, stealing everything from trade secrets to trial data, say security firms probing the campaign. The group infiltrated one U.S. drugmaker by hacking into a company it was about to acquire, said a security consultant who asked […]

Vodafone Hacker Accesses 2 Million Customers’ Banking Data

An intruder hacked into a Vodafone Group Plc (VOD) server in Germany, gaining access to 2 million customers’ personal details and banking information. A person with insider knowledge stole data including names, addresses, birth dates, and bank account information, the world’s second-biggest mobile-phone carrier said in a statement today. The hacker had no access to […]

Mobile Internet Traffic Continues Skyward

To no one’s particular surprise, mobile traffic is set to double in 2012 and then hit 10.8 exabytes a month by 2016. Cisco says that video is now more than half the total data stream and 4G accounts for six percent of traffic. Internet traffic continues to grow year over year, but one segment is […]