GDPR (The EU General Data Protection Regulation) comes into effect on May 25th 2018. GDPR has been designed to harmonise data privacy laws across Europe in order to protect and empower all EU citizens in an increasingly data driven world. As organisations scramble to get their houses in order, it’s important to distinguish the facts from supposition and this is a pretty good place to start.
Vodafone Trials ‘4G+’
Exciting times for Vodafone who have announced that they are currently trialling Gigabit on its Dublin mobile network. The mobile carrier is claiming to have made significant steps to having the fastest mobile connectivity available in Ireland.
Artificial Intelligence in Banking
Do you ever feel your bank doesn’t listen? BBC news reports that banks such as RBS are already using ‘Chat Bots’ to answer customer enquiries. After surveying 600 bankers and other experts in the industry, many feel that AI would help create “a more human like customer experience”. Really?
DFA Launch the New Online Passport Service
Now, a really good news story – and about time too. The DFA launched the first ever online passport service on Thursday, 30th March. Irish Citizens, both at home and abroad will now be able to apply for their new passports online via mobile, tablet or PC.