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Deloitte Email Platform and Client Data Hit by Cyberattack

Deloitte Email Platform and Client Data Hit by Cyberattack

25 Sep 2017 comment

Following record results that flagged the growth of its cyber security business, Deloitte LLP has revealed that it has been successfully targeted by a cyberattack that let hackers access data from an internal email platform, according to Bloomberg.

Uber Regroups After London Setback as Lyft Signals Interest

Uber Regroups After London Setback as Lyft Signals Interest

25 Sep 2017 comment

Uber is prepared to make concessions to restore its revoked London taxi license, the Sunday Times reported, two days after the ride service said it would fight the suspension in court, according to Bloomberg.

DJI Proposes Systems For Managing And Monitoring Drone Traffic

DJI Proposes Systems For Managing And Monitoring Drone Traffic

25 Sep 2017 comment

DJI believes existing technology and local communication protocols can provide a robust system for managing and monitoring drone traffic, without requiring new equipment or a massive new database of all drone flights.

Google and Facebook Tighten Grip on US Digital Ad Market

Google and Facebook Tighten Grip on US Digital Ad Market

25 Sep 2017 comment

It’s no longer news to say that Google and Facebook dominate the US digital ad market. But this year that supremacy is exceeding expectations, according to eMarketer’s latest digital ad spending forecast.

Ubisoft CEO Bets on Cloud and AI to Stay Ahead of Vivendi Threat

Ubisoft CEO Bets on Cloud and AI to Stay Ahead of Vivendi Threat

25 Sep 2017 comment

Ubisoft, the French video-game company that’s racked up the fifth-best performance among Stoxx 600 members this year, has a plan to keep revenue and profit growing if it can maintain its independence from French media giant Vivendi, according to Bloomberg.

Western European Utilities IT Spending to Reach $15.2 Billion in 2017

Western European Utilities IT Spending to Reach $15.2 Billion in 2017

25 Sep 2017 comment

According to a new IDC Energy Insights study, Western European utilities' total year-end IT spending is expected to reach $15.2 billion in 2017.

Amazon to Create 2,000 Jobs in New Manhattan Office

Amazon to Create 2,000 Jobs in New Manhattan Office

25 Sep 2017 comment

Amazon is set to open a large new office in New York City and create 2,000 high-paying jobs, according to Bloomberg.

Best Self-Driving Tech Going Nowhere as Rules Stall Under Trump

Best Self-Driving Tech Going Nowhere as Rules Stall Under Trump

24 Sep 2017 comment

The technology that gives cars superpowers to see around corners and through walls won’t be on the first self-driving rides hitting the road in the next few years, according to Bloomberg.

Ericsson Announces Changes to Executive Team

Ericsson Announces Changes to Executive Team

13 Sep 2017 comment

Ericsson has appointed Niklas Heuveldop to be Head of Market Area North America, effective September 12, 2017. In addition to his current role as Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Technology & Emerging Business, he has also been Acting Head of Market Area North America since May 2017. He will now, on a permanent basis, lead the organization of approximately 11,500 employees in serving Ericsson’s customers in the United States and Canada with industry-leading technology and services.

Alphabet Finishes Reorganization With New XXVI Company

Alphabet Finishes Reorganization With New XXVI Company

3 Sep 2017 comment

Alphabet Inc. is forming a new holding company designed to finalize its evolution from Google, the web search giant, into a corporate parent with distinct arms that protects individual businesses in far-flung fields like health care and self-driving cars, according to Bloomberg.

IFA And NAPCO Media Enter Partnership

IFA And NAPCO Media Enter Partnership

31 Aug 2017 comment

IFA, the world’s largest consumer electronics show, and NAPCO Media have entered a partnership that will offer consumer electronics and home appliances brands platform to connect with retailers.

Deloitte Email Platform and Client Data Hit by Cyberattack

Deloitte Email Platform and Client Data Hit by Cyberattack

25 Sep 2017 comment

Following record results that flagged the growth of its cyber security business, Deloitte LLP has revealed that it has been successfully targeted by a cyberattack that let hackers access data from an internal email platform, according to Bloomberg.

Uber Regroups After London Setback as Lyft Signals Interest

Uber Regroups After London Setback as Lyft Signals Interest

25 Sep 2017 comment

Uber is prepared to make concessions to restore its revoked London taxi license, the Sunday Times reported, two days after the ride service said it would fight the suspension in court, according to Bloomberg.

DJI Proposes Systems For Managing And Monitoring Drone Traffic

DJI Proposes Systems For Managing And Monitoring Drone Traffic

25 Sep 2017 comment

DJI believes existing technology and local communication protocols can provide a robust system for managing and monitoring drone traffic, without requiring new equipment or a massive new database of all drone flights.

Telekom Austria Group turns A1 Into a Brand for All of its Operations

Telekom Austria Group turns A1 Into a Brand for All of its Operations

21 Sep 2017 comment

The Telekom Austria Group announced the decision to roll out A1, its successful brand in the Austrian market, across all of the Group's operations in a gradual manner depending on local circumstances. It will, according to sources also include Croatian market where Vipnet is the second largest telco operator.

IFA 2017: DT will continue to invest in fiber-optic network

IFA 2017: DT will continue to invest in fiber-optic network

3 Sep 2017 comment

At the opening of IFA 2017, Niek Jan van Damme, member of the Board of Management of Deutsche Telekom AG responsible for Germany, made a clear commitment to expanding the broadband network in Germany and explained the measures that have been taken so far. “I am very proud that we currently run the largest fiber-optic network in Germany, with approximately 455,000 kilometers of cables,” said van Damme. “Through our investment, we have succeeded in more than doubling the overall size of the network since 2007.” As a result of this expansion, Deutsche Telekom has gained more fiber-optic customers than any other European network operator, with approximately 8.2 million lines.

Sky Is Said to Plan High-Speed Broadband Service for Italy

Sky Is Said to Plan High-Speed Broadband Service for Italy

3 Aug 2017 comment

Sky plans to add a high-speed broadband service in Italy to its premium content packages, seeking to shake up a market dominated by Telecom Italia, according to Bloomberg, citing people familiar with the matter.

Microsoft Adds Cloud Security to Keep Out Hackers and Government

Microsoft Adds Cloud Security to Keep Out Hackers and Government

17 Sep 2017 comment

Microsoft, working with Intel, is offering a cloud-computing service with more powerful encryption to secure data from hackers, and protect it from secret government data-gathering, according to Bloomberg.

DNA Finland chooses Ericsson for metadata

DNA Finland chooses Ericsson for metadata

14 Sep 2017 comment

Ericsson has signed a content discovery services contract with DNA, the largest pay-TV operator and one of the leading telecommunications operators in Finland. Ericsson will provide editorial services and rich metadata for over 150 TV channels in Finnish, English and Swedish from DNA’s cable network, the Finnish digital-terrestrial network and over broadband.

Cargill Data Helps Farmers Make Happier Cows That Make More Milk

Cargill Data Helps Farmers Make Happier Cows That Make More Milk

13 Sep 2017 comment

Cargill, one of the world’s biggest agricultural companies, is tapping big data to help U.S. farmers make their cows more comfortable and more productive, according to Bloomberg.

Best Self-Driving Tech Going Nowhere as Rules Stall Under Trump

Best Self-Driving Tech Going Nowhere as Rules Stall Under Trump

24 Sep 2017 comment

The technology that gives cars superpowers to see around corners and through walls won’t be on the first self-driving rides hitting the road in the next few years, according to Bloomberg.

Robots Endangering Workers Drives German Startup to Airbags

Robots Endangering Workers Drives German Startup to Airbags

23 Sep 2017 comment

Two years ago, a robot crushed a 22-year-old man to death at a Volkswagen factory in Germany. While this type of tragedy is still relatively rare, efforts to improve safety are intensifying as factories around the world become increasingly automated, according to Bloomberg.

New Global Initiative to Harness Technology to Tackle Environmental Issues

New Global Initiative to Harness Technology to Tackle Environmental Issues

21 Sep 2017 comment

A new initiative to identify, fund and scale new ventures, partnerships and business models that harness Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) technologies to transform how the world tackles environmental issues, was launched at the World Economic Forum Sustainable Development Impact Summit.