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How Christmassy does chocolate taste for cocoa farmers?

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December 20, 2014

At least in the developed world, Christmas is often associated with chocolaty sweets. However, Aphaia’s recent mini research exercise conducted in association with Direct Cacao, an industry organisation promoting direct cocoa trade, shows that supply chain conditions largely determine how Christmassy your chocolates purchase feels for cocoa farmers. If you care about that, it may be worth checking how the cocoa for your favourite chocolate bar has been sourced.

Aphaia and Symphony Global partner on Singapore Monetizing Big Data in Telecoms World Summit 2015

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November 25, 2014

Monetizing Big Data in Telecoms World Summit, the first event of this kind in the Asia Pacific region will provide an excellent industry networking platform.

Internet of Things addressed by key EU data protection body

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November 9, 2014

Today we can as individuals already communicate with different objects and devices using established online connections. Internet of Things (IoT) takes it a step further and tries to define programmed relations and communication among devices and objects themselves. Such connections, enabled by the use of a number of sensors, can bring many benefits to the society and to the individual, but at the same time raise privacy and data protection concerns.

Latest Aphaia white paper: Data protection and privacy in the world of Big Data, an EU perspective

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October 5, 2014

Don’t miss the latest title in Aphaia’s free white paper library, examining European privacy legislation as it applies to the world of Big Data.

Generation Awake: An EU campaign to promote resource efficiency, including electronics

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December 17, 2014

“Waste which cannot be avoided can become a valuable resource”. This is the main message of the Generation Awake campaign launched in 2011 by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for the Environment to promote a resource-efficient Europe.

Aphaia at the Next Generation Fixed Networks Summit Eastern Europe

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December 7, 2014

Speaking at the IQPC Next Generation Fixed Networks Summit Eastern Europe that took place on 2nd and 3rd December in Budapest, I stressed the importance of regulation not only giving way to NGA investment and competition but also providing clear incentives to replace copper with fibre.