How to Protect Against Cyber Security Threats
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How to Protect Against Cyber Security Threats

Cybersecurity is a growing concern in our societies. A working paper by The Institute for Information Security & Privacy at Georgia Tech, presents new evidence about the rapid shift to encryption, such as the HTTPS version of the basic web protocol. Current predictions estimate that 70% of Internet traffic will be encrypted by 2016! Corporations … Continue reading

The Future of Urban Mobility
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The Future of Urban Mobility

Urban population and density is growing. Current transportation infrastructure cannot support an increase in vehicles on the road, hence the importance of improving public transit options and the efficiency of current vehicles in circulation. Mobility as-a-Service The car of the future is connected, with direct access to the internet and interactions with other connected objects … Continue reading

CES 2016 Spotlight on Connected Cars and Smart Home – Part 1
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CES 2016 Spotlight on Connected Cars and Smart Home – Part 1

On January 27th 2016, members of the Open Innovation Club convened in San Francisco to discuss what they saw and took away from the 2016 Consumer Electronic Show. Eliane Fiolet, co-founder and editor of Ubergizmo led the conversation with a thorough presentation, compiled thanks to her energetic research, demo testing and press conference attendance during … Continue reading

Insights from the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2016
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Insights from the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2016

French Tech Hub and PRIME were at Las Vegas last week to attend the world famous Consumer Electronic Show (CES). More than 170, 000 people, around 700 000 m2 of exhibit space, 4000 companies exhibiting including 400 startups, more than 150 countries represented… figures that show the importance of the consumer electronic industry, also particularly strong … Continue reading

“Startup City” and the Importance of Public-Private Partnerships for the Future of Urban Livability and Mobility
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“Startup City” and the Importance of Public-Private Partnerships for the Future of Urban Livability and Mobility

(Photo: Cover of Startup City)   I recently attended a talk by Gabe Klein on his new book “Startup City: Inspiring Private & Pubic Entrepreneurship, Getting Projects Done and Having Fun”. Technology and automation have led to new business models and allowed innovative solutions to emerge, which have changed consumption habits and behavior of citizens … Continue reading

The Paris Region Drone Cluster visits Silicon Valley
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The Paris Region Drone Cluster visits Silicon Valley

Last month, PRIME welcomed top executives from the newly created Parisian Drone Cluster. The cluster is located in the Essonne County (Paris Region), on a former military airbase. With dedicated flight areas and a real estate offer, the cluster provides favorable conditions for UAV companies to grow their business. The ambition is to become the Paris reference … Continue reading