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Handsets: when the shipments are down!
The aftermath of the Covid crisis, the war in Ukraine, the return of inflation, uncertainty on energy supplies and economic concerns combine together to create a slowdown in demand for mobile phone handsets worldwide. Handsets shipments for 2022 declined to 1.2 billion units, the lowest since 2013. Canalys estimates that global smartphone shipments dropped by 11% across the whole year due to a difficult macroeconomic environment. On a year-on-year basis, Q4/2022 shipments dec
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Fines, fines, fines!
For long, European authorities were more efficient at making new rules than at enforcing them. Things have changed! Now, whenever new resolutions are taken, sanctions for offenders are part of the texts. Rules only make sense if law enforcement is adequate; this is not only a matter of efficiency but also of credibility. Cybersecurity and privacy authorities are increasingly imposing fines on all kinds of players in the world relating to their activities in the European Union