Managing piracy and malware – the twin threats to open platforms

The wave of pay TV operators buying into Android TV has turned into an unstoppable tide, but it carries a security risk that pay TV operators have never had to deal with before – malicious apps invading their pristine set top environment. They must balance the latitude offered by the open source approach with the need to finesse the user experience while protecting their ecosystems and business models.

The Key to New Business Models in Connected Mobility Fleet? Digital Keyless Entry

Digital Keyless Entry

Forgive the slight sense of irony in the title, but the point of this post is clear; the automotive fleet industry is going through a rapid evolution, and must establish new business models, driven by connected vehicle technology. “Shared mobility” is the driving principle in the changing landscape and, just as the taxi industry has had to compete with the emergence of ride hailing, traditional vehicle rental is now being challenged by the relatively lower cost, flexibility and convenience of car sharing.