30 Nov '15, 1pm

Mobile Phone Data Predicts Poverty in Rwanda

Mobile Phone Data Predicts Poverty in Rwanda

A picture of how wealthy or poor people are can be reconstructed from anonymized data generated by mobile phones, according to researchers analyzing cell phone data from Rwanda. Personal information that mobile devices gather such as a person's location often gets anonymized by stripping it of names, home addresses, phone numbers, and other obvious identifying details. Such metadata often get shared, and underlies popular services such as Google's real-time monitoring of road traffic. However, anonymized data can still divulge a great deal about individuals, suggesting that the process does not protect privacy as well as often thought. For instance, anonymized credit card data can easily be used to identify credit card users , and analyzing the movements of your social contacts can help generate a relatively complete picture of your movements. Scientists at the University ...

Full article: http://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/consumer-electronics/p...

Tweets

[Article] Save mobile Internet data usage for video & music with Opera Max for Android... https://t.co/kqGbSUwRlf

[Article] Save mobile Internet data usage for v...

malaysianwireless.com 02 Dec '15, 2am

According to the report from Next Big Sound, 1 trillion audio streaming was played in the first six months in 2015. That a...

Rwanda builds utility-scale solar farm in 1 year

Rwanda builds utility-scale solar farm in 1 year

mnn.com 30 Nov '15, 8pm

From hip-hop star Akon training African solar engineers to remote villages abandoning kerosene in favor of solar LED lante...

3 big mistakes brands make on mobile

luxurydaily.com 30 Nov '15, 7am

Scott Weller is cofounder and chief technology officer of SessionM By Scott Weller United States retail sales in the month...

Google Warns Deceptive Mobile Redirects Result in Manual Actions

Google Warns Deceptive Mobile Redirects Result ...

searchenginejournal.com 30 Nov '15, 4am

Google is getting more aggressive in its fight against deceptive mobile-only redirects. In most cases mobile-only redirect...

Optimizing For Mobile Search In 2016: A Continu...

searchengineland.com 01 Dec '15, 3pm

Create action-oriented and local content that will benefit mobile users. These consumers are interested in action. They ar...

[Article] New U Mobile store at KidZania KL, mobile user guide for family & children... https://t.co/ZiJwLvkWGs

[Article] New U Mobile store at KidZania KL, mo...

malaysianwireless.com 02 Dec '15, 2am

She adds, it is equally important for U Mobile to promote healthy mobile phone usage habits. “At U Mobile, we believe in a...

How great is this?! https://t.co/ZQhEc8l11S htt...

starbucks.com 06 Dec '15, 8pm

Origins Stories ranging from coffee growing regions, farming communities and suppliers, to our commitment to ethically sou...

Singapore consumers warned of malware targeting...

zdnet.com 01 Dec '15, 11am

Mobile users in Singapore have fallen prey to a malware targeting banking services and hijacking sensitive data such as cr...

[Article] U Mobile is Malaysia’s Fastest Mobile Network, celebrate with 1GB free data for everyone... https://t.co/otAQrMDsM8

[Article] U Mobile is Malaysia’s Fastest Mobile...

malaysianwireless.com 28 Nov '15, 8am

The Speedtest website (www.speedtest.net) and our iPhone and Android applications collect over 5 million test results per ...

Google’s Year Of Change Hits Mobile Retail: How have recent changes in Google's mobile SERP display impacted t...

Google’s Year Of Change Hits Mobile Retail: How...

searchengineland.com 02 Dec '15, 4pm

The impact of these changes is the havoc wreaked on organic CTR and can be seen in historic WMT (Google Webmaster Tools) d...

Stop Using Desktop Conversions For Mobile Searc...

searchengineland.com 07 Dec '15, 2pm

Both the volume and quality of leads can be boosted by customizing marketing and search advertising to optimize them for c...