The Connected Business: April 2017

New concepts reinvigorate the games consoles format; gamification is far from dead; text service helping Peruvian miners; UK employees among the worst at protecting data; and technology’s need for gender diversity

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Gaming apps fail to kill off a format that is being reinvented for a new generation

The once-popular buzzword’s tactics live on in health, education, human resources and advertising

A text service to help poor miners get the best return has wider social goals

Survey finds UK employees are among the worst at protecting data

How your gait can shut out computer fraudsters

Society needs a diverse workforce if it is to reap the benefits of innovation