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TL; DR (invariable acronym) (21st century): initials of “too long; didn’t read“,
either literally “too long ; not read“
1. (Internet) To express that the message that was sent was not read because it was too long.
2. (Internet) To express that the following is a summary of the text too long.
Why this is important: Iliad arrived in Italy with an offer of 5.99 euros per month, including SMS and unlimited calls to Europe and a 30 gb internet offer as well as unlimited calls to 65 countries around the world. The director of Iliad Italy also participated for about twenty minutes in a live debate on Facebook with customers or those interested in knowing more, the company said. But the curiosity lies in the fact that he was talking connected to a lie detector “To once again underline the trust and transparency on which Iliad bases its own relationship with customers”, he added.
The CNIL is giving notice to two advertising targeting startups. (AFP). Fidzup and Teemo have been pinned down for exploiting the geolocation data of smartphone users without their consent.
Why this is important: Fidzup and Teemo have been pinned down for exploiting the geolocation data of smartphone users without their consent. These two startups use tools called SDKs integrated into the code of their partners’ mobile applications. They can thus collect data from smartphone users even when these applications are not running. The CEO and founder of Fidzup has communicated a right of reply, in which he specifies that he has corrected his harvest pop-up and is confident of a rapid and positive outcome with the CNIL.
Why this is important: The “Innovation Council”, responsible for guiding government action for innovative French companies, met for the first time on Wednesday, with the mission of simplifying the many dedicated public programs and refocusing them on so-called “disruptive” technologies.
Why this is important: Air traffic is accelerating, some airports are on the verge of congestion: digital technologies and artificial intelligence are invading the terminals to virtually push the walls by improving the flow of passengers through interaction with users.