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Google Sued for Anti-Conservative Bias by Fired Engineer

Google Sued for Anti-Conservative Bias by Fired Engineer

20 Jan 2018 comment

The engineer who was fired by Google after he criticized its diversity policies claims in a lawsuit that he and others at the internet giant were harassed over their conservative political views, according to Bloomberg.

Toshiba Agrees to Sell Westinghouse Assets, Boosting Capital

Toshiba Agrees to Sell Westinghouse Assets, Boosting Capital

19 Jan 2018 comment

Toshiba has agreed to sell claims in its Westinghouse U.S. nuclear unit to bolster its capital by 410 billion yen ($3.68 billion) by March, helping it to erase negative shareholder equity and avoid being delisted, according to Bloomberg.

IBM Falls After Sales in New Business Fail to Impress Bulls

IBM Falls After Sales in New Business Fail to Impress Bulls

19 Jan 2018 comment

IBM managed to increase sales for the first time in almost six years, but that growth wasn’t fueled as much by cloud computing and other new products as some analysts had hoped, causing shares to tumble, according to Bloomberg.

Understanding Net Neutrality Makes Consumers More Likely to Support it

Understanding Net Neutrality Makes Consumers More Likely to Support it

19 Jan 2018 comment

A new GfK study shed light on one of the most talked-about subjects at this year’s CES conference – Internet (“net”) neutrality.

Uber Completes Sale of $9.3 Billion in Stock Led by SoftBank

Uber Completes Sale of $9.3 Billion in Stock Led by SoftBank

19 Jan 2018 comment

Uber completed its deal with SoftBank, triggering a slate of governance reforms at the ride-hailing company, according to Bloomberg.

Public Cloud Drives Growth of Cloud IT Infrastructure Revenues in 3Q17

Public Cloud Drives Growth of Cloud IT Infrastructure Revenues in 3Q17

19 Jan 2018 comment

According to IDC, vendor revenue from sales of infrastructure products for cloud IT, including public and private cloud, grew 25.5% year over year in the third quarter of 2017, reaching $11.3 billion.

Twitter, Facebook and YouTube Support Bid to Restore Net Neutrality

Twitter, Facebook and YouTube Support Bid to Restore Net Neutrality

19 Jan 2018 comment

Facebook, Twitter and YouTube told lawmakers that they support a legislative effort to restore net neutrality rules wiped out by the FCC last month, according to Bloomberg.

Where Europeans Consider Corruption Widespread

Where Europeans Consider Corruption Widespread

18 Jan 2018 comment

Corruption takes many forms including bribery, trading in influence and abuse of functions. A recent Eurobarometer survey set out to gauge awareness levels of the problem among EU citizens.

Infosys Names Salil S Parekh as CEO

Infosys Names Salil S Parekh as CEO

4 Dec 2017 comment

Indian software-outsourcing giant Infosys named outsider Salil S Parekh as CEO, ending the company’s search for a new leader after previous head Vishal Sikka quit following criticism from a group of founders, according to Bloomberg.

Bosch IT Head Elmar Pritsch Named CIO of the Year

Bosch IT Head Elmar Pritsch Named CIO of the Year

27 Nov 2017 comment

The outstanding efforts of Bosch IT head Elmar Pritsch and his team have not gone unnoticed. The trade journals CIO and Computerwoche named the 48-year-old executive “CIO of the year” in the large company category at its gala in Munich.

HP Enterprise CEO Whitman to Step Down

HP Enterprise CEO Whitman to Step Down

22 Nov 2017 comment

Hewlett Packard Enterprise said Chief Executive Officer Meg Whitman is stepping down after six years leading the company, according to Bloomberg.

Google Sued for Anti-Conservative Bias by Fired Engineer

Google Sued for Anti-Conservative Bias by Fired Engineer

20 Jan 2018 comment

The engineer who was fired by Google after he criticized its diversity policies claims in a lawsuit that he and others at the internet giant were harassed over their conservative political views, according to Bloomberg.

Toshiba Agrees to Sell Westinghouse Assets, Boosting Capital

Toshiba Agrees to Sell Westinghouse Assets, Boosting Capital

19 Jan 2018 comment

Toshiba has agreed to sell claims in its Westinghouse U.S. nuclear unit to bolster its capital by 410 billion yen ($3.68 billion) by March, helping it to erase negative shareholder equity and avoid being delisted, according to Bloomberg.

IBM Falls After Sales in New Business Fail to Impress Bulls

IBM Falls After Sales in New Business Fail to Impress Bulls

19 Jan 2018 comment

IBM managed to increase sales for the first time in almost six years, but that growth wasn’t fueled as much by cloud computing and other new products as some analysts had hoped, causing shares to tumble, according to Bloomberg.

Verizon Selects Samsung for 5G Commercial Launch

Verizon Selects Samsung for 5G Commercial Launch

12 Jan 2018 comment

Samsung announced that it has been selected to supply Verizon with commercial 5G Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) network solutions. The two companies will begin by launching commercial 5G services in Sacramento, California in the second half of 2018.

Ericsson Signs Funding Agreements for 5G Research

Ericsson Signs Funding Agreements for 5G Research

2 Jan 2018 comment

Ericsson has signed agreements for credit facilities with the Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) for USD 220 million, maturing in 2023, and AB Svensk Exportkredit (SEK) for USD 150 million, maturing in 2025.

Huawei and NTT DOCOMO Achieve a New Breakthrough in 5G

Huawei and NTT DOCOMO Achieve a New Breakthrough in 5G

27 Dec 2017 comment

Huawei and NTT DOCOMO have completed a successful joint field trial for 5G mobile communications over a long distance with 39 GHz Millimeter Wave (mmWave) band in Yokohama, one of largest commercial areas in Japan.

CES: Bosch Sees Future in Smart-city Business

CES: Bosch Sees Future in Smart-city Business

12 Jan 2018 comment

German company Bosch has presented many new smart-city solutions at this year's CES in Las Vegas. They range from a new compact unit that measures and analyzes air quality in real time, to a system that digitally monitors river water levels and gives early warning of flood risks and  a completely automatic parking space service.

CES: CEVA Introduced NeuPro Processors and ClearVox Solution

CES: CEVA Introduced NeuPro Processors and ClearVox Solution

12 Jan 2018 comment

At CES in Las Vegas, CEVA introduced NeuPro, specialized AI processor family for deep learning inference, and ClearVox, a software suite of advanced voice input processing algorithms.

CES: Samsung Delivers Vision for Open and Intelligent IoT Experiences

CES: Samsung Delivers Vision for Open and Intelligent IoT Experiences

11 Jan 2018 comment

At CES 2018 in Las Vegas, Samsung outlined its vision and strategy for IoT experiences. South Korean company demonstrated its ability to make seamlessly connected consumer experiences across devices at home, at the office and on-the-go.

Alibaba's AI Outgunned Humans in Key Stanford Reading Test

Alibaba's AI Outgunned Humans in Key Stanford Reading Test

16 Jan 2018 comment

Alibaba has developed an artificial intelligence model that scored better than humans in a Stanford University reading and comprehension test, according to Bloomberg.

EU Launches One Billion Euros Supercomputing Plan

EU Launches One Billion Euros Supercomputing Plan

13 Jan 2018 comment

The European Union will spend one billion euros to try to catch up to China, the U.S. and Japan in supercomputing, the European Commission said.

Intel Says Chip-Security Fixes Leave PCs No More Than 10% Slower

Intel Says Chip-Security Fixes Leave PCs No More Than 10% Slower

12 Jan 2018 comment

Intel, trying to defuse concern that fixes to widespread chip security vulnerabilities will slow computers, released test results showing that personal computers won’t be affected much and promised more information on servers, according to Bloomberg.