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The Race for 5G

5G, the next generation of mobile wireless communications, isn’t set to roll out in the UK until 2020, but networks…
10 Apr 2018 Opinion

Brexit Brief: Brexit at Half Time

Brexit negotiations reached new heights of tension yesterday as a row launched over Britain’s access to Galileo, the EU’s global…
4 Apr 2018 Opinion

US Proposes Tariffs On USD 50 Billion of Chinese Goods

The US Trade Representative (USTR) yesterday released its proposed list of Chinese products that would be subject to a 25%…
4 Apr 2018 Opinion

US and China Inch Towards Trade War

On 22 March 2018, President Trump signed an executive memorandum calling for retaliatory tariffs of up to USD 60 billion in…
4 Apr 2018 Opinion

US CLOUD Act Now Law

The CLOUD Act has been passed by Congress and signed into law by President Trump. The measure streamlines US law enforcement…
26 Mar 2018 Opinion

A Tech Revenue Tax for Europe?

European Commission has unveiled legislative measures designed to ensure digital businesses pay their “fair share” of tax in EU member states that they…
23 Mar 2018 Opinion

Brexit Brief: Transition – A Bridge, or Bridge Too Far?

From the extended transition period to Gibraltar's status, catch up with this week’s most important Brexit stories, digested.
21 Mar 2018 Opinion

EU Pitches for Data Protection Gold Standard

On 25 May, the General Data Protection Regulation becomes legally enforceable - after six years of the most intensive lobbying…
19 Mar 2018 Opinion

Access Partnership to Host WSIS 2018 Panel on Cybersecurity

On this panel, we will identify the most pressing challenges to government and industry, and discuss recommendations to address them.…
15 Mar 2018 Events

Access Partnership to Host Debates on Cybersecurity and Data Privacy in San Francisco on 19 and 20 March

The forum will be a day and a half, off-the-record event for government and legal affairs staff to bring their…
9 Mar 2018 Events

Brexit Brief: Cherry Picking But No Picnic

There's been cherry picking and baskets aplenty but no picnic for Theresa May this week, says Brexit Brief. The sound and…
8 Mar 2018 Opinion
AlphaBeta Helps to Tackle Plastic Waste in the Ocean

AlphaBeta Helps to Tackle Plastic Waste in the Ocean

There could be one ton of plastic waste in the world’s oceans for every three tons of fish in the...

27 Nov 2017 Opinion
How Australian businesses can tap into the ASEAN opportunity

How Australian businesses can tap into the ASEAN opportunity

Australian businesses are facing exciting opportunities right on their doorstep in Southeast Asia, but most of them aren’t aware of...

22 Nov 2017 Opinion

The Three Communist Party Rising Stars That Explain Chinese Cyberspace Policy

The recent Communist Party Congress in China showed how President Xi Jinping is strengthening his grip on cyberspace policies. So,…
20 Nov 2017 Opinion
The Importance of the Open Internet in Driving Internet Adoption and Growth- OpEd

The Importance of the Open Internet in Driving Internet Adoption and Growth- OpEd

The Asia-Pacific is gearing up in the Internet revolution, and policymakers must establish necessary regulatory frameworks to uphold the Internet values...

17 Nov 2017 Opinion
AlphaBeta in Africa: How geospatial technology could transform Nigeria

AlphaBeta in Africa: How geospatial technology could transform Nigeria

New technologies can be a game changer for developing countries. A visit to Africa put recent AlphaBeta research under the...

6 Nov 2017 Opinion
AlphaBeta presents new research at leading Indian tech conference

AlphaBeta presents new research at leading Indian tech conference

Paid online on-demand video services are increasingly popular worldwide, and Asia is emerging as a hot growth region. Driven by...

9 Oct 2017 Opinion

Access Partnership Hosts Expert Roundtable on Cybersecurity for Post-Brexit UK

The UK wants to position itself as a highly secure place to do business after leaving the EU, but is…
28 Sep 2017 Events

How Singapore’s Race To Go Cashless Can Be Inclusive Too

Singaporeans are still skeptical of an entirely cashless society, writes Seha Yatim, but keeping Singapore at the forefront of technological innovation will…
26 Sep 2017 Opinion

New Wiper Malware Highlights Threat to Law Firms and Consultancies

DLA Piper's breach by the Petya malware should be a wake-up call to companies that deal with sensitive information. Among…
6 Jul 2017 Opinion

Five Eyes Communiqué Heralds Potential Reigniting of Crypto Wars

Some institutions in The Five Eyes countries have always wanted to weaken cryptography, but others have stood as a bulwark against…
6 Jul 2017 Opinion