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#IoT and security: we’re getting there!

Still in a random fashion, the number of measures to improve the security of connected objects and systems is increasing. The first contests, labels, CERTtm and measures are leading the way. “A webcam or a DVD player can now be a part of a zombie cyber-army’s arsenal which exploits the Internet of Things,” say Digital Security in their 2016 report on IoT attacks. Attacks have become more diverse and more frequent, targeting critical sites such as nuclear power plants, industrial structures such as dams, and there will most likely be more attacks in 2017. These cyber-threats can come from...

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#Retail: virtual dressing rooms on your smartphone

After changing rooms with virtual mirrors, there’s now an augmented reality app for mobile devices that means you can try on clothes in a few clicks. But AR isn’t the only technology designed to boost online sales. Clothes and cars with the Asus ZenFone AR and Google Tango The Asus ZenFone AR smartphone, recently unveiled at CES 2017, is the second mobile device after Lenovo’s Phab2Pro tablet that supports Google’s Tango, the new AR platform that runs on devices with Android 7 (Nougat). Car giant BMW recently announced it will be using the technology to boost sales of its...

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#5G networks: where are we at and what will it be used for?

5G, the next generation of mobile networks, but mainly its applications, with widespread VR and 4k streaming and autonomous cars among other things, were often discussed at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas last week. Currently at the trial and development stage, 5G is likely to be part of our everyday lives by 2025.   5G offers in Europe in 3 years One of the wishes of the European Commission is to have 5G in at least one major city of each member state by 2020, followed by massive deployment 5 years later. Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the...

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Has #FrenchTech become the goose that lays the golden eggs?

FrenchTech and digital innovation in France boast an undeniable dynamism. The support of start-ups, their networking, a better visibility both in France and internationally, along with talent and the increase of digital maturity, led to regular fundraisings in 2016, thus to encouraging prospects. With €93m in a week in September, €87m in a week in October, €377.25m in total in November, €70.3m in the first week of December: investments in favour of young innovative French companies are regularly analysed and counted by French websites such as Maddyness, JDN or L’Usine Nouvelle. Which sectors are the most flourishing? In November...

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Office automation 2.0: wake up your audience by boosting your presentations

They aren’t as well-known as PowerPoint or Prezi: they’re called Focusky and Slides. These programs will bring quality and a certain “wow factor” to your catalogue, project and balance sheet presentations. That’s exactly what you need to capture your audience’s attention and make a difference. Adapted to smartphones and tablets, featuring rich media, interactive and collaborative functionalities, cloud-hosted, these tools are not only practical but adapted to the digital workplace. There’s no reason why you shouldn’t use them. With Focusky, you can create slideshows comparable to the best video creations: rich in multimedia content, fully customisable, with 3D transitions...

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