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Alibaba Sales Beat Estimates on Surging Chinese Consumer Demand

Alibaba Sales Beat Estimates on Surging Chinese Consumer Demand

19 Aug 2017 comment

Alibaba Group’s quarterly revenue beat analysts’ estimates, powered by Chinese consumers’ thirst for cheaper and higher quality goods online, according to Bloomberg.

Nokia-Maker Mixes With Apple, Samsung in New Smartphone Launch

Nokia-Maker Mixes With Apple, Samsung in New Smartphone Launch

19 Aug 2017 comment

Finnish company HMD Global unveiled its latest Nokia-branded smartphone in a first bid to win over Samsung and Apple customers, according to Bloomberg. The Nokia 8 will be available in September and will retail for a global average price of 599 euros, HMD said.

Google, GoDaddy Drop Neo-Nazi Group's Domain Registration

Google, GoDaddy Drop Neo-Nazi Group's Domain Registration

19 Aug 2017 comment

Google yanked its web domain support for the Daily Stormer three hours after the neo-Nazi website moved to the search engine’s registry system following its rejection from another, according to Bloomberg.

Lenovo Posts Surprise Loss as PC Sales Crater and Costs Climb

Lenovo Posts Surprise Loss as PC Sales Crater and Costs Climb

18 Aug 2017 comment

Lenovo posted a surprise quarterly loss after losing its grip on the global personal computer market, while its smartphone unit continues to bleed money, according to Bloomberg.

Trump Advisory Forum Could No Longer Serve Purpose, IBM CEO Says

Trump Advisory Forum Could No Longer Serve Purpose, IBM CEO Says

18 Aug 2017 comment

IBM CEO Ginni Rometty, who had been a member of U.S. President Donald Trump’s strategy and policy advisory group, said the panel was dissolved Wednesday after members determined that it could “no longer serve the purpose for which it was formed,” according to Bloomberg.

Gartner Releases Hype Cycle for the Digital Workplace, 2017

Gartner Releases Hype Cycle for the Digital Workplace, 2017

18 Aug 2017 comment

Digital business execution is requiring more frequent and complex decision making, continuous problem solving and rapid pattern recognition, all of which require workforce digital dexterity, according to new Hype Cycle by Gartner.

Europe's Old Media Forge Ad Pacts in Fight With Facebook and Google

Europe's Old Media Forge Ad Pacts in Fight With Facebook and Google

18 Aug 2017 comment

In an effort to retain advertisers and slow the advance of Google and Facebook, European broadcasters are setting aside traditional rivalries to forge alliances that offer wider reach for ads and internet-style data about audiences, according to Bloomberg.

Czech Security Solutions Market Driven by Rising Demand

Czech Security Solutions Market Driven by Rising Demand

18 Aug 2017 comment

The Czech security solutions market (comprising software, appliances, and services) grew by almost 14% year on year in 2016, according to the new study from IDC. Escalating security concerns are expected to drive further market expansion throughout the forecast period, with spending approaching $400 million by 2021.

AZOP is Rapidly Preparing for the Implementation of the GDPR Regulation

AZOP is Rapidly Preparing for the Implementation of the GDPR Regulation

26 Jun 2017 comment

We continue with our big topic of GDPR regulations, and the answers to this topic were given by the Director of the Data Protection Agency Anto Rajkovača. According to him, AZOP will get some new powers as well, and the Agency continuously undertakes a series of measures and actions focused on organizational and personnel staffing and on providing sufficient resources to be ready to carry out all its tasks.

Apple Hires Sony's 'Breaking Bad' Team as TV Push Gains Momentum

Apple Hires Sony's 'Breaking Bad' Team as TV Push Gains Momentum

18 Jun 2017 comment

Apple hired two former Sony television executives who oversaw the development of acclaimed shows like “Breaking Bad” and “The Crown,” further evidence that the technology giant is getting serious about producing its own video programming, according to Bloomberg.

Gartner: AI Could Turn Some Skilled Practices Into Utilities

Gartner: AI Could Turn Some Skilled Practices Into Utilities

10 May 2017 comment

CIOs have a major role to play in preparing businesses for the impact that artificial intelligence (AI) will have on business strategy and human employment, according to Gartner. They predicts that by 2022, smart machines and robots may replace highly trained professionals in tasks within medicine, law and IT.

Alibaba Sales Beat Estimates on Surging Chinese Consumer Demand

Alibaba Sales Beat Estimates on Surging Chinese Consumer Demand

19 Aug 2017 comment

Alibaba Group’s quarterly revenue beat analysts’ estimates, powered by Chinese consumers’ thirst for cheaper and higher quality goods online, according to Bloomberg.

Nokia-Maker Mixes With Apple, Samsung in New Smartphone Launch

Nokia-Maker Mixes With Apple, Samsung in New Smartphone Launch

19 Aug 2017 comment

Finnish company HMD Global unveiled its latest Nokia-branded smartphone in a first bid to win over Samsung and Apple customers, according to Bloomberg. The Nokia 8 will be available in September and will retail for a global average price of 599 euros, HMD said.

Google, GoDaddy Drop Neo-Nazi Group's Domain Registration

Google, GoDaddy Drop Neo-Nazi Group's Domain Registration

19 Aug 2017 comment

Google yanked its web domain support for the Daily Stormer three hours after the neo-Nazi website moved to the search engine’s registry system following its rejection from another, according to Bloomberg.

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.

MTS trials live Licensed Assisted Access

MTS trials live Licensed Assisted Access

20 Jul 2017 comment

Together with MTS, the largest mobile network operator in Russia, and Qualcomm Technologies, a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, Ericsson has conducted the first successful live trial with a commercial small cell product of Rel-13 Licensed Assisted Access (LAA) technology in Russia.

Ericsson builds end-to-end NB-IoT system for Chunghwa Telecom

Ericsson builds end-to-end NB-IoT system for Chunghwa Telecom

17 Jul 2017 comment

Ericsson will build a NarrowBand IoT (NB-IoT) system for Chunghwa Telecom, Taiwan’s largest integrated telecommunications services company, enabling the island to take its first steps toward joining the Internet of Things. Chunghwa Telecom will use the system to trial a range of IoT devices and applications in its laboratory.

Microsoft Announces the Coco Framework

Microsoft Announces the Coco Framework

17 Aug 2017 comment

Microsoft announced the Coco Framework, a first-of-its-kind innovation that will advance enterprise adoption of blockchain technology. Current blockchain protocol technology requires complicated development techniques to meet the operational and security needs of enterprises.

HSBC and IBM Develop Cognitive Intelligence Solution to Digitise Global Trade

HSBC and IBM Develop Cognitive Intelligence Solution to Digitise Global Trade

16 Aug 2017 comment

HSBC is working with IBM to develop a cognitive intelligence solution combining optical character recognition with advanced robotics to make global trade safer and more efficient for thousands of businesses.

IBM Leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Backup and Recovery Solutions

IBM Leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Backup and Recovery Solutions

14 Aug 2017 comment

IBM has been recognized as a storage software Leader in the 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Center Backup and Recovery Solutions. In its Magic Quadrants’, Gartner analysts evaluate technology and solutions with an ‘Ability to Execute’ and a ‘Completeness of Vision’.

Workers Believe Personal Skills Will Remain in Demand Despite Automation

Workers Believe Personal Skills Will Remain in Demand Despite Automation

9 Aug 2017 comment

Almost three quarters (74%) of people surveyed by PwC are ready to learn a new skill or completely retrain to keep themselves employable, seeing it as their personal responsibility and not employers, to keep their skills updated.

IBM Sets New Record for Magnetic Tape Storage

IBM Sets New Record for Magnetic Tape Storage

4 Aug 2017 comment

IBM Research scientists have achieved a new world record in tape storage, their fifth since 2006. The new record of 201 Gb/in2 (gigabits per square inch) in areal density was achieved on a prototype sputtered magnetic tape developed by Sony Storage Media Solutions.

CEVA Deep Neural Network Software Named 2017 Most Innovative Product

CEVA Deep Neural Network Software Named 2017 Most Innovative Product

2 Aug 2017 comment

The company CEVA announced that their Deep Neural Network (CDNN2) software framework has been honored with the “2017 Most Innovative Product” award from OpenSystems Media’s Embedded Computing Design.