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EU Said to Search for Google Solution That Stands Test of Time

EU Said to Search for Google Solution That Stands Test of Time

25 Mar 2017 comment

The European Union is seeking to draft “future-proof” solutions for how Google might change its shopping search service, according to Bloomberg citing people familiar with the probe into the search-engine giant.

Toshiba Shares Climb After Effissimo Becomes Top Shareholder

Toshiba Shares Climb After Effissimo Becomes Top Shareholder

24 Mar 2017 comment

Toshiba’s shares jumped as much as 10 percent after a hedge fund disclosed that it had become the embattled conglomerate’s biggest shareholder, fueled by optimism that the company will be able to cope with a looming multibillion-dollar writedown from its Westinghouse nuclear-equipment business, according to Bloomberg.

MENA Region IT Spending to Reach $155.8 Billion in 2017

MENA Region IT Spending to Reach $155.8 Billion in 2017

24 Mar 2017 comment

Middle East and North Africa (MENA) IT spending is projected to reach $155.8 billion in 2017 a 2.4 percent increase from 2016, according to the latest forecast by Gartner. The devices segment will represent nearly 17 percent of total IT spending in 2017.

Samsung Apologizes to Shareholders for Involvement in Scandals

Samsung Apologizes to Shareholders for Involvement in Scandals

24 Mar 2017 comment

Samsung apologized for its involvement in scandals that’ve led to the ouster of South Korea’s president and the recall of its Note 7 smartphones, pledging to improve governance in the face of pressure from investors, according to Bloomberg.

Versatile Mobile Devices Expected to Grow in 2017

Versatile Mobile Devices Expected to Grow in 2017

24 Mar 2017 comment

Western European personal computing devices (PCDs), including traditional PCs (a combination of desktop, notebook, and workstations) and tablets (slates and detachables), will total 76.4 million shipments in 2017, a 6.1% YoY decline, according to IDC.

Struggling Music Service SoundCloud Raises $70 Million in Debt

Struggling Music Service SoundCloud Raises $70 Million in Debt

24 Mar 2017 comment

SoundCloud, the popular but financially struggling online music service, said it has received $70 million in debt to fund growth plans, according to Bloomberg.

ICT Security Conference 2017 Announced

ICT Security Conference 2017 Announced

24 Mar 2017 comment

The fourth international conference ICT Security 2017 will be held May 30-31, 2017 at the Hotel Crowne Plaza in Belgrade, Serbia. One of the most important events in the region that deals with advanced issues in information security is organized by eSecurity Association.

Samsung Shareholders Meeting Overshadowed by Trial

Samsung Shareholders Meeting Overshadowed by Trial

23 Mar 2017 comment

Samsung’s shareholders will be meeting for the first time since the arrest of de facto chief Jay Y. Lee, with questions looming over whether any changes to its corporate structure are in store, according to Bloomberg.

Traditional Companies Embrace Digitalisation With MWCapital

Traditional Companies Embrace Digitalisation With MWCapital

10 Mar 2017 comment

Mobile World Capital Barcelona (MWCapital) have gathered more than 130 companies from traditional industry sectors through its GoingDigital programme between 27 February and 1 March within the framework of GSMA Mobile World Congress and 4YFN.

Healthcare CEOs Concerned About Cyber Threats

Healthcare CEOs Concerned About Cyber Threats

7 Mar 2017 comment

Most healthcare CEOs believe it’s harder for businesses to gain and keep trust in the digital world, citing cyber threats as a growing concern and breaches in data security and ethics as the number one risk to stakeholders’ trust.

Tata Communications Launched Digital Transformation Roadmap

Tata Communications Launched Digital Transformation Roadmap

3 Mar 2017 comment

Tata Communications Transformation Services Limited (TCTSL) has launched the digital transformation roadmap at Mobile World Congress. The idea behind that report is to enable Communication Service Providers (CSPs) to derisk their transformation journey.

EU Said to Search for Google Solution That Stands Test of Time

EU Said to Search for Google Solution That Stands Test of Time

25 Mar 2017 comment

The European Union is seeking to draft “future-proof” solutions for how Google might change its shopping search service, according to Bloomberg citing people familiar with the probe into the search-engine giant.

Toshiba Shares Climb After Effissimo Becomes Top Shareholder

Toshiba Shares Climb After Effissimo Becomes Top Shareholder

24 Mar 2017 comment

Toshiba’s shares jumped as much as 10 percent after a hedge fund disclosed that it had become the embattled conglomerate’s biggest shareholder, fueled by optimism that the company will be able to cope with a looming multibillion-dollar writedown from its Westinghouse nuclear-equipment business, according to Bloomberg.

Samsung Apologizes to Shareholders for Involvement in Scandals

Samsung Apologizes to Shareholders for Involvement in Scandals

24 Mar 2017 comment

Samsung apologized for its involvement in scandals that’ve led to the ouster of South Korea’s president and the recall of its Note 7 smartphones, pledging to improve governance in the face of pressure from investors, according to Bloomberg.

Ericsson Tries to Avoid Patent War by Publishing Rates for 5G

Ericsson Tries to Avoid Patent War by Publishing Rates for 5G

22 Mar 2017 comment

Ericsson has taken the unusual step of publicly setting a price tag on what it will cost to license their technology for the next generation of high-speed mobile phone networks, according to Bloomberg.

Vodafone and Idea merge in Fat Big Telco in India

Vodafone and Idea merge in Fat Big Telco in India

20 Mar 2017 comment

Vodafone's Indian unit agreed to merge with Idea Cellular to create a wireless company that’s more than twice as big as AT&T by subscribers, and a new leader in a market that’s so competitive after India’s richest man offered phone calls for free, according to Bloomberg.

Amazon Open for Pushing Content Through Cable

Amazon Open for Pushing Content Through Cable

18 Mar 2017 comment

Amazon, the e-commerce giant that’s shaking up the entertainment industry, says it’s open to pursuing deals to stream content through cable operators’ set-top boxes, much like Netflix has done in the U.S. and Europe, according to Bloomberg.

IBM Launches Secure Enterprise-Ready Blockchain Services

IBM Launches Secure Enterprise-Ready Blockchain Services

23 Mar 2017 comment

IBM announced the new release of IBM Blockchain, the first enterprise-ready blockchain service based on the Linux Foundation's Hyperledger Fabric version 1.0. The service enables developers to quickly build and host security-rich production blockchain networks on the IBM Cloud, and is underpinned by IBM LinuxONE, the industry’s most secure Linux server.

ZTE unveils Smart Street 2.0 and Smart City Implementations in Germany

ZTE unveils Smart Street 2.0 and Smart City Implementations in Germany

22 Mar 2017 comment

Chinese company ZTE announced its “Smart Street 2.0 – Highlights Your City” solution at CeBIT in Hannover, Germany. Smart Street 2.0 is the second generation of ZTE’s Low-Power Wide-Area-Network (LPWAN) based solution which helps city administrators transform public services on the city’s streets and roads, thus creating a solid foundation for a practical smart city.

Huawei Presented Their Road to Digital Transformation

Huawei Presented Their Road to Digital Transformation

21 Mar 2017 comment

At CeBIT 2017, held in Hannover, Germany, Huawei unveiled its Global OpenLab Program, outlining its development of 15 new OpenLabs and investment plan for the next three years.

Wearables Shipments Will Reach 2.3 Million Units in CEE by 2018

Wearables Shipments Will Reach 2.3 Million Units in CEE by 2018

23 Mar 2017 comment

The Central and Eastern European (CEE) wearables market reached a record volume of 1.6 million units in 2016, reflecting 33.8% growth year on year. In the fourth quarter of the year (4Q16) 581,000 units were shipped, which translated to 29.4% growth, according to data from the Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker published by IDC.

First Dry Process Office Papermaking System Comes to Europe

First Dry Process Office Papermaking System Comes to Europe

22 Mar 2017 comment

Epson has unveiled many new products at CeBIT in Hannover, but one of the most exciting is PaperLab, the world's first dry process compact office papermaking system that was presented for the first time in Europe.

The First Full Scale Passenger Hyperloop Capsule is Being Built

The First Full Scale Passenger Hyperloop Capsule is Being Built

21 Mar 2017 comment

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) has begun construction of the world’s first full scale Passenger Hyperloop Capsule. This first capsule is the culmination of over three years and thousands of hours of design, research, and analysis.