At T-Mobile Austria, Tinka, a robot, answers customer inquiries in the online chat. She replies to inquiries regarding products and service plans and also has a personal side: she likes soccer and tells customers her secrets.
Children are increasingly conquering the Internet. 85 percent of twelve-year-olds in Germany are already using a smartphone "every now and then." And 20 percent of kids aged six to seven are as well. Pretty smart, those little ones! But unexpected dangers are lurking around every corner on the Internet, which is why we promote safe use of this technology.
The danger of data theft, online spying and cybercrime is growing. Only people who know what hackers do can protect themselves from them. That is why we train ten junior recruits to become cyber security professionals every year. Completely legally and certified by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IHK) . Certified hackers, so to speak.
In 2016, T-Systems South Africa developed a smart water meter, which measures how much water is taken from a well or discharged from a water treatment facility. The system also allows leaks to be pinpointed and eliminated faster.
Around 247 billion e-mails are sent worldwide every day. Studies suggest that roughly 80 percent of those e-mails are spam – i.e., e-mails that consist of unwanted advertising.