The Nordics are one of the most connected regions in the world, with internet speeds generally much faster than that of the UK. In Norway, over 97 percent of the population has access to the internet, making it second only to Iceland in global connectivity. Sweden has a connectivity rate of over 92 per cent and Denmark comes ninth in the world, with 89 percent of the country having access to the internet. The region has also embraced mobility; in Denmark, there are more mobile phones than people (7.8 million phones vs 5.5 million people).
This push for connectivity is driven by the desire to connect people; in comparison to the rest of Europe, the Nordics is sparsely [...]
DURHAM, N.C., March 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — MGT Capital Investments, Inc. (OTC: MGTI) announced today that it has signed a non-binding letter of intent with Nordic IT Sourcing Association to develop a truly secure mobile phone. The letter of intent is expected to lead to a definitive contract whereby MGT would be responsible for designing, testing and assembling a state of the art cell phone with privacy features that stay one step ahead of hackers and eavesdroppers. The base phone will be procured as an OEM model using the Android operating system, and then modified using the skills of MGT’s cybersecurity team. The definitive agreement will be predicated on minimum [...]
Businesses, entrepreneurs and employees can benefit from a wide variety of digital technology set to explode in 2016. The ability to leverage technological advances is a crucial element to the success of small businesses. Some of the most disruptive innovations over the past few years are creating new opportunities for businesses exploring the new digital frontier.
1. 3D printers The quality and speed of 3D printers evolved a great deal in just the past year. These developments create an infinite number of applications for the 3D printing technology. According to Gartner Inc., international distribution of 3D printers will reach nearly 500,000 units in 2016. Gartner’s [...]
We’re reaching the saturation point on smartphones, demand for tablets and TVs has turned sluggish, and people have grown concerned that connected devices (the so-called “Internet of Things”) may lay bare their personal data.
Those are the findings of a global survey of 28,000 consumers in 28 countries by management consulting company Accenture.
“The slowdown in the consumer technology market is irrefutable, serious, and global,” said Sami Luukkonen, the global managing director for the company’s Electronics and High Tech group, in a prepared statement. “The market is not about glitzy gadgets any more … As device demand tapers off, the industry needs to make a sharp [...]
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