The rise and rise of media on your mobile phone – in one chart

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Aran Ali, Author, Visual Capitalist Since 2011, media consumption for U.S. adults is up 20% across all categories. An average of 4 hours and 12 minutes is spent on mobile devices. There are a wide array of apps […]

Mobile technology saving lives: Changing healthcare systems with simple technology solutions

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Mr. Shubham Gupta, medical student at D.Y Patil Medical College, Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India. He is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s […]

5G: How a ‘legion of robots’ could help save the rhino

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Catherine Ong, Official Writer at the Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2019 Despite all the hype around 5G, nearly 90% of respondents in a poll by Channel News Asia knew very little or absolutely nothing about the […]

GSMA Mobile 360 – Africa: Rise of the Digital Citizen, Kigali 16 – 18 July 2019, in association with The European Sting

Sponsored content As tech and entrepreneurship gathers speed across the region, a new age is fast emerging in Africa – the age of the digital citizen. From the rise in e-commerce; drone delivered hospital supplies; connected livestock; mobile voting; robotic surgery and mobile banking – Africa is witnessing an unprecedented technological evolution thanks to mobile. New […]

Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2019, in association with The European Sting

Sponsored content We are entering the era of Intelligent Connectivity – Where speed, convenience, and intelligence converge; inspiring innovations that keep us connected to everything and everyone. An era defined by highly contextualised and personalised experiences, delivered when and where you want them. Join us 26-28 June 2019 for MWC Shanghai 2019 and discover how […]

MWC19 Wrap Up, in association with The European Sting, GSMA’s Brussels Media Partner for the 6th Consecutive Year

Endorsed content Annual Mobile Event Attracted Over 7,900 CEOs; Attendees from Across the World Convene in Barcelona to Shape the Future of Mobile; 5G Front and Centre Stage Barcelona: The GSMA today reported that more than 109,000* visitors from 198 countries and territories attended MWC19 Barcelona, the mobile industry’s premier event. More than 55 per […]

The most unlikely innovators are changing ICT for development – it’s time we took notice

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Janet Longmore, Founder and CEO, Digital Opportunity Trust (DOT) & Heather Gilberds, Director of Research and Learning, DOT The long and storied history of information and communication technologies for development (ICT4D) field is like the dead letters of […]

GSMA Mobile 360 Series – Europe – 14 June 2016

Sponsored Content Event Name: GSMA Mobile 360 Series – Europe Date: 14 June 2016                            Location:The Egg Website: http://www.mobile360series.com/europe/ After a very successful event in 2014, the Mobile 360 Series – Europe will, again, convene the key mobile industry and European policy leaders to continue the progress made to date. This year’s focus will be on […]

Google’s hot summer never ends: EC to launch ANOTHER antitrust inquiry against the American giant

We must admit it: this is not exactly a quiet summer for Google. Not in the Old Continent at least. After the “Right To Be Forgotten” case has disturbed Google’s top management’s sleep recently, a new dark cloud may come soon. According to Reuters, the Mountain View, California-based company may soon face a new probe […]

Commission threatens Chinese firms with trade penalties

European Union Trade Commissioner, Karel De Gucht, announced yesterday that, “The European Commission has today taken a decision in principle to open an ex officio anti-dumping and an anti-subsidy investigation concerning imports of mobile telecommunications networks and their essential elements from China”. Without naming individual firms this Commission decision is directly targeted against two international […]