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Internet Statistics are really impressive

Internet usage in the world is soaring. According to some data recently released by Hootsuite / We are Social, there are indeed 3.77 billion Internet users, which represents 50% of the population in the world. In 1995, it was less than 1%. As for social media, there are 2.79 billion members, i.e.37% of the population.

Big Little Lies, new HBO Super Series

HBO is creating a big buzz around its new super series Big Little Lies. Like Desperate Housewives, Big Little Lies, HBO’s new TV series with Nicole Kidman, starred the seemingly perfect life of five women in the coastal and upscale city of Monterey, California. This series is adapted from the novel Big Little Lies by

Google can create a dress with your data

Google with the help of the brand Ivyrevel has created Data Dress, an application which can design your ideal dress thanks to your personal data. Indeed, the fashion industry tries and explore new uses of consumers and offers more and more original services by adopting new technologies and finding adapted answers. Fashion companies really wants to be

About Encryption, Data Privacy and Security

Encryption and data privacy plus security are core topics of today’s internet technologies. We have found out a very interesting article in the New York Times that gives a deep and great picture of the challenges of today’s high technology world, through an interview of US Senator Ron Wyden, a member of the Senate Select

Mobile payments: towards the end of IBAN?

Mobile payment is boiling in Europe. What if paying became as simple as a phone call? Are we going to see the end of IBAN on the old continent? Europe is considering allowing the payment of a relative or an individual, a trader, wherever he is based in Europe, to be made from his smartphone,

Data Privacy Day: Stay safe online!

Do you know about Data Privacy Day? Data Privacy Day was started in the United States and Canada in January 2008 and is run by Stay Safe Online as an extension of the Data Protection Day celebration in Europe. This an international effort which takes place annually on January 28th to create awareness about the

China targets mobile applications

China has requested that all application downloading platforms will need to be registered by the authorities, so as to limit the spread of viruses, but which is also part of an intensification of Chinese censorship on the web. The platforms dedicated to Chinese users do not “scrupulously” check the content and the code of the mobile

EU targets more privacy-friendly cookies

Will cookies still exist on websites and social media? European Union is back on track against the use of cookies with a directive draft investigating on how cookies should operate. The European Commission could thus destabilize the online advertising sector, enabling opt-in approach to be mandatory for third-party cookies. The European Union wants to protect better

Cybersecurity: what is ahead of us?

Cybercrime still has good perspective ahead! Cybercriminals should not remain inactive in 2017, according to cybersecurity experts who have also analysed what has happened this past year. One year after another seems quite the same, as long as cybercrime is concerned. Year 2016 has been quite heavy for cybersecurity experts and will remain the same