Tag Archives: Privacy
Surveillance capitalism is killing the web
May 30, 2018, by James Kielty
As GDPR rolled into town, we spotted some odd examples of how companies and news websites are dealing with their newly enforced responsibilities. Instead of submitting to the spirit of the whole exercise, many high-value sites chose to segment their traffic into EU v Non-EU, and provide the former with a stripped down, minimal version... Read More
Latest Stats: The truth about ‘peak smartphone’
March 27, 2018, by Martin Clancy
With many recent reports suggesting that we have reached ‘peak smartphone’, we thought it would be useful to take a look at some hard data to see if the facts line up with the opinion. There is no doubt that a certain fatigue has appeared in coverage of the smartphone market in recent months. Whether... Read More
Let them block ads!
June 20, 2017, by Ruadhán O'Donoghue
A lot has happened since we last took a look at the ad blocking landscape—time to come up for some air. Although ad blockers have been used in desktop browsers for years, it all really kicked off in September 2015 when Apple opened up iOS for ad blocker plugins, and since then there’s been a... Read More
What makes Internet of things, wearables, cars, 5G and privacy the top themes at MWC? Whats the significance for your business?
February 28, 2014, by mobiThinking
mobiThinking in Barcelona... Read More
The Oxymoron of Mobile Privacy
December 3, 2013, by ronan
Introduction There could hardly be a more perfect privacy invasion machine than today's smartphone. It's with you at all times, it knows precisely where you are, it can see and hear you and it knows exactly what you are doing much of the time. If data is the pollution of the digital age then your smartphone is an overweight 1970's V8 gas guzzler with asbestos brake pads, a leaky freon-charged AC system, burning leaded fuel as it barrels down the highway: you are silently spewing out reams of potentially harmful data all day, every day... Read More