Category archives: News

Is 4K the new 3D?

At the CES 2012 in Las Vegas, it was very clear that manufacturers of TVs are evolving the once-simple screen into a myriad of connected applications: Skype chat, connected video and audio services, weather, news and even visualizing the connected home.

Hans Vestberg’s keynote at CES

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The Networked Society premiered in the context of gadgets at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show.  I look back at Hans Vestberg’s keynote and flash on highlights, plus have a question for you.

How do you keep a fickle audience happy?

 
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At this year’s CES it’s proving to be more about the intangible, such as applications and connectivity, than the tangible. In this video I talk about the importance of being able to access content from anywhere at any time and on any gadget.

Mobile money: the next chapter in the mobile story

Did you know that in the developing world, 72 percent of the population is unbanked? Mobile technologies are helping to change that, opening up a new chapter in the mobile evolution story.

Towards a low-carbon economy: the transformative steps

COP 17 in Durban is now over, but the winners of the Transformative Step of the Day initiative made a lasting impression towards a low carbon economy. It’s been quite a journey – one I’d like to share with you today.

Buses of Curitiba – how technology is leading change

On Tuesday, Ericsson and Vivo were recognized for leveraging technology to mitigate climate change by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) for the connected bus project in Curitiba, Brazil. It was an important recognition of the way technology can transform the way we live.

Ericsson at COP 17: presenting the power of broadband

At the very heart of the response to climate change lies the need to reduce carbon emissions. Ericsson is at The United Nations Climate Change conference (COP 17/CMP 7) now on in Durban, South Africa, presenting the transformational power of broadband infrastructure to address these issues.  

Internet of Things: the hype begins

This year Gartner added the Internet of Things to their hype curve, along with other hyped words such as ’big data’, ‘gamification’ and ‘customization’.

‘Worlds collide’ at Monaco Media Forum

Last week I attended the Monaco Media Forum, an annual event that brings together leaders from media industry. Giants such as Google and Turner Broadcasting Systems, along with hot startups such as Soundcloud and Readmill, were there discussing leadership in the digital media revolution.

Digital natives, ICT and the future of education

Simply through their everyday habits, today’s digital natives will help bring about reforms in education. The rest of us must adopt a new mindset to make it happen sooner rather than later.