Intelligent Video Surveillance, VCA & Video Analytics: Technologies & Global Market – 2013-2020
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12.1bn in 2011, $13.5bn in 2012 – to reach $39bn by 2020* Following three decades of slow market penetration and disappointing performance, the Intelligent Video Surveillance, VCA & Video Analytics industry will experience a decade of rapid growth. The Intelligent … Read More

Italy: Rome starts today fingerprinting the gypsies
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This is the first time after the World War II when a government initiate an ID action based on racial criteria. During the next 48 hours, Rome’s authorities will fingerprint about 10,000 gypsies, helped by the Italian Red Cross. In … Read More

The digital Europe – i2010 Initiative
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Preparing Europe’s digital future i2010 Mid-Term Review {SEC(2008) 470} INTRODUCTION Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) continue to be a major driver of economic and social modernisation. Today, businesses in the EU devote 20% of investment to ICTs, and the sector … Read More

Several regional power grids attacked by hackers, says CIA
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Some cyberattacks disrupted the power equipment in several countries, causing power outages that affected multiple cities, in accordance with the CIA’s analysts. In some cases the hackers used blackmail, demanding payments before disrupting the power. “In at least one case, … Read More

Creative Content Online for EU
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On January 3rd, the European Commission (EC) launched a public consultation for the preparation of a recommendation on Creative Content Online for the European Union for a common legal environment for online content, proposing multi-territory licences.EU policies should support the … Read More

Google and Yahoo! top search keywords for 2007
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Big differences between the two statistics for top search keywords for the last year. It seems that Yahoo! search was used mainly for entertainment, while US people searched with Google for a more diversified terms, especially social networks. As specified … Read More

Big investment in the Black Sea area (Romania, Bulgaria and Ukraine)
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10 billions Euros will be invest by Voest Alpine (voestalpine AG), Austria, in eight areas at the Black Sea, in Romania, Bulgaria and Ukraine, in order to build a siderurgical aggregated group of plants with 10,000 employees, build on 1,000 … Read More

Domain tasting and ICANN’s Report
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ICANN just releases a report on the domain tasting, known also as domain kiting, where the registrants use the five-day “grace-period” at the beginning os a GTLD (generic top-level domain) to test it. If the domain is a success, it … Read More

My predictions for the new year 2008
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Due to the global warming with increased effects for this year, the developed states will change their national strategies by taking into account these aspects, and we will see important geopolitical changes. United States will try to overcome the economical … Read More