Category Archives: Convergence for a Converging World

Ageism?

Tinder’s new tier-based pricing policy smacks of ageism regarding the intended targeted audience that the firm is focused on.

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Phone-charging Furniture…

Yes, Ikea has unveiled a range of such at Mobile World Congress…

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Live Long…

One can begin to reshape the landscape with a single flower. – Spock.

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Carrying On.

Despite the expected legal backlash from AT&T and Verizon regarding the FCC’s ‘net Neutrality ruling, let’s hope that they can actually act as an independent authority and hold their ground versus caving to political pressure and partisan politics.

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Bravo!!!

The American General Public: 1 | Telecommunication’s Special Interests: 0. (Let’s hope this is actually the final score). Not only did the FCC actually do their job and past ‘net Neutrality rules but it is clear that when people get … Continue reading

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Homegrown…

The PRC’s ‘official’ ban of a number of America’s most successful tech firms is largely viewed as a way for the nation to promote local, Chinese alternatives i.e., growing infant industrial competitors (that, arguably, might not be able to compete … Continue reading

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Where Next?

In the light of the reported SIM-card hacking by the US and UK-governments, the old maxim rings true: truth is stranger than fiction…

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‘Seeing into Mobile’

The latest Snowden allegations regarding US/UK firms hacking SIM-cards is yet another Orwellian-example of the post-NSA world humanity finds itself experiencing (that’s also surreal regarding the degree that it is being largely accepted versus protested…)

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A New Low?

Lenovo’s pre-installing adware on their latest laptops / PC is seemingly another Orwellian-step in greater (consumer) surveillance period (versus the bogus notion of pop-ads based on browsing habits!)

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Happy Chinese New Year!

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