Mobility has long transcended its original meaning of the physical agility of people and vehicles. The term electromobility, too, meanwhile refers to more than merely the exchange of conventionally-powered vehicles with electric cars.
Singapore is known as one of the most state-of-the-art Information Technology (IT) nations in the world and its government has been making notable efforts in the field of the Internet of Things (IoT), which is the future direction of information and communication technology (ICT) innovation. Currently, the government of Singapore is in the process of reviewing its next IT strategy and the whole picture will be gradually revealed. In this report, the technical aspects and efforts of IoT initiatives will be described, which are hoped to enhance the quality of life for citizens.
While the US economy has been gradually recovering, it is remarkable that Information Technology (IT) startups in Silicon Valley are rapidly growing by taking advantage of aggressive venture capital funding. This report will overview the current status of venture capital investment that drives Silicon Valley, and highlight the latest trends in recent years of technology development in three noteworthy areas-hardware engineering, digital health, and financial services.
The amount of raw data being collected has been exponentially increasing and has growing economic potential. Big data will be of considerable benefit to the European Union (EU) and leaders of Europe are encouraging experts in research and innovation, as well as entrepreneurs, to take part in exploiting its potential. This article covers recent developments by the EU and member states regarding big data.
With the rapid prevalence of mobile devices and various types of social networking tools, along with open data trends, healthcare services in the United States have been riding the waves of big changes. It is getting easier for consumers to access/release healthcare data. For innovators, there are more opportunities to develop cheaper and more convenient healthcare services/solutions. When consumers find healthcare services meeting their needs, they become more aware of their own health, which can push the transformation from sick care to health care in the US healthcare system. While concerns about data security persist, expectations of innovation are mounting.
As Internet use has proliferated in both business and everyday life, from electronic authorization and signatures to Internet connections from mobile devices, the incidence of reported cybercrime has also increased. The adverse impacts on the economy and society caused by these crimes have grown inevitably severe. This report discusses the current state of cybercrime and countermeasures in the European Economic Area (EEA).
As businesses try to solve critical issues and stay one step ahead of the competition, the expectations of innovation are mounting across industries. While countless innovative ideas have the potential to become disruptive, most have not been developed or fully realized. The key for successful innovation is how one addresses issues that present a high degree of uncertainty.
As various applications became available as cloud-based services, cybersecurity solutions have started following this trend as well. Cloud-based cybersecurity solutions, known as Security as a Service (SECaaS), are expected to enable users to reduce costs just like other cloud-based services. This report will discuss how SECaaS has been adopted in the United States, including market forecasts and survey data.