How cloud computing is helping close the health equity gap

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Maggie Carter, Global Lead, AWS Global Social Impact Team, Amazon Web Services The global need for health equity is rightly receiving increased attention as new evidence demonstrates a stark contrast in health outcomes between countries with varying levels […]

SoftLayer, an IBM company, @ TheNextWeb 2014: Masters of Failure and Change

Written by Michalina Kiera, Senior Marketing Manager EMEA at SoftLayer, an IBM Company If you stand still, you go backwards. We’ve all heard that at least once and a lot of us claim to live by that rule. But do we really? How often does the risk of challenging the status quo hinder our decisions and […]

EU Council: Private web data to be protected by…abusers

Protection of citizens and businesses web data is still a pending issue in the European Union and internet companies may, probably legally, sell to marketers names, telephone numbers, mail addresses and consumer profiles including personal details. The existing privacy laws are twenty years old and far from effectively protecting our data from being sold and […]

Cloud computing under scrutiny in the EU?

Cloud computing seems to function in the same way for the ICT world, as the ocean-going shipping for the real economy, it is highly efficient, can be lucrative and dangerous, demands investments in skills, R&D and infrastructure, depends to a rather limited extend on the cooperation between the public and the private sector and suffer […]