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Entries by Robert Holleyman from 07/2012

Manipulating Technology Standards to Impede Competition

| Posted 07.05.2012 | Technology
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The market-led, consensus-driven approach for developing and using technical standards works well. It's part of the reason why new technologies have been able to spread as broadly and as quickly as they have in the past decades. Now is hardly the time to stand in the way.

When "Security" Regulations Overreach

| Posted 07.09.2012 | Technology

Cybersecurity has justifiably become a front-burner policy concern for governments around the world. But what happens when security regulations are effectively used to bolster the prospects of local firms at the expense of foreign competitors?

Emerging Markets Ready for Cloud -- Including Paid Services

| Posted 07.18.2012 | Technology

If you live in a developing economy and use a computer, then, likely as not, you also use cloud computing services at least some of the time -- although you might not understand those services to be "cloud computing."

Piracy in the Cloud: A Picture Is Starting to Emerge

| Posted 07.19.2012 | Technology

One of the most striking findings in the global survey data we are releasing this week is the fact that 42 percent of the people who use paid cloud services for business say they share their log-in credentials inside their organizations.

The Right Mix of Policies to Promote Cloud Computing

| Posted 07.25.2012 | Technology

With cloud computing, the opportunity is clear. Public IT cloud revenue will grow to more than $70 billion by 2015.