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Weekly Roundups

Cybersecurity as a Fundamental Pillar of Strategic Development

By Miriam Bello | Thu, 09/22/2022 - 10:00

Tech is expanding rapidly among industries, gradually becoming a universal tool that requires the same care and maintenance as any other business area. However, its accelerated growth is also creating challenges for both developers and users.

Here is the week in tech!

Ualá ABC Enters Remittance Business

Argentinian fintech Ualá announced that users of the Ualá ABC mobile app will be able to receive digital remittances through the app without paying commissions. Remittances can be sent from abroad through Ualá's website or from the over 40,000 MoneyGram branch offices across the US.

CISOs: Seven Cybersecurity Trends for Strategy Development

The unbounded expansion and reconfiguration of companies’ digital architectures are at the center of this year’s top cybersecurity trends, according to Gartner. This transformation has made a centralized approach to cybersecurity control obsolete, demanding in turn active strategy development by Chief Information Security Officers (CISO).

European Court Upholds Fine to Google

The EU's General Court upheld a historic fine against Google for over €4 billion (US$3.94 billion) this Wednesday. The US tech giant is accused of forcing phone makers to pre-install its internet browsing and search apps as a condition of having the Google Play app store.

TikTok beats Google as the Favorite Search Platform of Generation Z

Prabhakar Raghavan, Director, Google, said that TikTok is one of the preferred search platforms of Generation Z. According to internal analysis carried out by the company, 40 percent of this generation does not use applications such as Google or Maps to decide where to eat, but TikTok and Instagram. Digital marketing expert and author of The TikTok Book, Fátima Martinez, told El País that this social network has revolutionized the way we consume content.

LG Successfully Tests Data Transmission and Reception with 6G Technology

LG Electronics successfully tested the wireless transmission and reception of 6G technology data, in a frequency range of 155 to 175 GHz and at a distance of 320 meters in the open air. The milestone, which took place at the Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute (HHI) in Berlin, Germany, represents a significant step towards the commercialization of 6G THz in indoor and outdoor urban areas.

Experts of the Week!

Flexibility, Speed: Essential to Thrive in Today’s Market - Vladimiro de la Mora, President, GE México

To Love the World and Care for It, We Have to See It First - Karlo Valentin Rodríguez, Chief Technology Officer, Klustera Inc.

Data: An Engine of Success for Companies - Sergio Hernández, President and CEO, CIAL Dun & Bradstreet

Humans Evolved to Run but Most People Run Incorrectly - Jose Andrés Chávez, CEO, Bayonet Technologies Inc.

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Miriam Bello Miriam Bello Senior Journalist and Industry Analyst