Customer insight and Big Data Customer insight and Big Data are the new battleground, says UK operator EE (formerly known as Orange and T-Mobile) about their mData product, which… Read more Customer insight and Big Data →
Ever since Shoshana Zuboff called Big Data “contraband”, the words stuck. Nevertheless, Big Data as a buzz-word as well as a matter of business life is here to stay. IN… Read more Big Data Challenges and the Keys to Success →
“Telcos are keen on lightweight browsers as a means to reduce the pressure on their networks while also encouraging users to buy affordable data plans. Handset makers like it too:… Read more How the Opera Web Pass is increasing data consumption in Asia →
Shinetech Helps Fourworkx Launch New Web-Based Forecasting Solution for Customer Service Organizations One of the biggest challenges in workforce management, is predicting the number of heads necessary at a… Read more Web-based Forecasting Solution based on “R” →
Andrew S. Tanenbaum publishes Minix 3.3.0. Tanenbaum is one of the lighthouse open source folks out there (don’t forget: his last university lecture is coming up in the Aula of Vrije Universiteit – and we are invited for free coffee!). Minix is cool, based on a microkernel of less than 13,00 LOC. It is largely compatible with NetBSD, and runs thousands of packages. Does ARM, too. Go get it.
The roadmap looks too good to be true, but the developers seem to be serious. They have taken the approach through the first months, delivered on their promises and now are trying out how far they can venture. Mailpile Beta is now open for the general public. These are the goals, they have set for themselves: Basics: It should be safe, easy and convenient to read, write, search and organize your e-mail. People should be able to communicate privately. For e-mail that means: Delivery: Messages are delivered intact and in… Read more Mailpile: A bold approach for email privacy →
People actually like mobile payments—at least for lattes and taxis. Mobile wallets haven’t caught on in part because they haven’t given customers a reason to use them. “Everything that has… Read more How Apple’s iPhone 6 Can Finally Make Mobile Payments Happen →
Amazon Might Have Fix For Chinese Suppliers Who Don’t Like Alibaba according to ChinaTechNews.com, the Pilot Free Trade Zone of Shanghai may resolve the puzzle that cross border eCommerce was posing to the players. With Alibaba’s IPO valuing more than $21bn according to Bloomberg BusinessWeek, and happening right on the front-door of Amazon, they are pushed and pulled in getting better access to the Chinese eCommerce market. Gaining access previously required massive cooperation with the behemoth, as Chinese shoppers turned to the cross-over of eBay and Amazon first, rather than… Read more Amazon Might Have Fix For Chinese Suppliers Who Don’t Like Alibaba →