Trinkets Of Frivolous Utility

Thomas Yohannan

A Microsoft-sized Opportunity: Payment Processing

republished from MobilePaymentsToday. In March, Microsoft introduced a “tap-to-pay” feature that will be in its forthcoming Windows 10 for phones and small tablets (a.k.a. “Windows Mobile”), which would support Host … Continue reading

June, 2015 · Leave a comment

Data and the Enforcement of its Boundaries

republished from Data storage is increasingly becoming cheaper beyond human intervention. With the recent IPO of the online storage provider, Box, and the threat of cyber security attacks, a … Continue reading

March, 2015 · Leave a comment

Blackhat for Hire

Blackhat is finally in theaters to portray a new type of war that’s being waged – cybersecurity wars. Add a few explosions, car chases and an A-list actor and you … Continue reading

January, 2015 · Leave a comment

FCC: “Commercially Reasonable” Broadband Rates?

republished from Net neutrality is a big issue as the broadband spectrum is becoming increasingly valuable. There is only so much spectrum and most of it is being used … Continue reading

December, 2014 · Leave a comment

Respatialization of Currency: Cryptocurrencies & Mesh Networks

republished from MobilePaymentsToday Proximity messenger applications nowadays are being used for all types of social science experiences from dating (e.g. Tinder) to networking (e.g. Spiral). These apps have all the … Continue reading

November, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Fortress Model of Security is Broken

republished from With news that Dropbox and Kmart, owned by Sears Holdings, became the latest retailer to suffer a security breach to its payment data systems something has to … Continue reading

October, 2014 · Leave a comment

Data Center Patents are the Next Frontier

republished from As software eats the world, cloud computing is ushering the next wave of technology. The availability of mature, cloud-based services means that businesses can access the capabilities … Continue reading

August, 2014 · Leave a comment

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