Design meets 3D Printing!

sofia_barabinoValenti FusionThis week in Milan everything is about design. Recently, 3D printing generated a lot of interest in the design industry, allowing any user to manufacture small batches of identical copies of an object at a low cost. Read the rest of this entry »

Follow us – Galileo Innovation Festival – Friday 17th and Saturday 18th of April

Join us on Friday 17 April @ 6PM CET and ON Saturday 18 April @ 11.30 AM at the Galileo Innovation Festival in Padua. Our Giangi Olivi will be discussing on e-commerce, IoT and start-ups. Read the rest of this entry »

The IoT is healthy but rules are needed!

€ 1.55 bn of revenues for the IoT in Italy shows a growing market, but the report from the Communications Authority stresses the need for regulatory changes to boost the sector.  Read the rest of this entry »

The magic button of smart homes and social media

The launch of smart home technologies and social media functionalities enabling quick purchases hides the risks of lack of compliance with European e-commerce and distance regulations. Read the rest of this entry »

Internet of Things – The M2M according to Agcom: Another Over the Top War?

The Italian Communications Authority (Autorità per le garanzie nelle comunicazioni – “Agcom”) published its survey on M2M (see also here the full text of the survey and our previous posts). Agcom confirmed that connected cars are dominating the scene, with almost half of the mobile M2M connections, although smart city, smart logistic and smart home applications will remain more profitable.    Read the rest of this entry »

Casino and Sportsbetting push for the growth in the Italy

The data just published on the Italian online gaming market shows positive figures for casino and sportsbetting while poker has been declining with a slight recovery at the end of the year. Read the rest of this entry »

NJ Connected Car law changes the landscape of IoT

The recent approval by New Jersey of a law on the ownership of data generated by connected cars might have an impact on the future of the Internet of Things (IoT) providing an interesting approach also for European privacy regulators. Read the rest of this entry »

€ 500 million VLT gaming fee confirmed?

The interim claim on the € 500 million video lottery fee has been rejected by Italian courts raising the question on whether the € 200 million payment due at the end of April shall be paid. Read the rest of this entry »

New rules on mobile payments!

Time is up for companies operating in the mobile payments’ arena, as from April 1, 2015 the new set of rules issued by the Italian Data Protection Authority (Garante per la protezione dei dati personali, the “Italian DPA”) with its Resolution of May 22, 2014 are fully applicable. Read the rest of this entry »

The Italian IP Box – the final version converted into Law

On 24 March 2015 the Investment Compact Decree (published on January 2015) was finally converted into law, with a number of modifications to the Italian patent box (IP Box) approved at the end of last year.   Read the rest of this entry »

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