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AI Will Help Protect European Borders

AI Will Help Protect European Borders

16 Dec 2017 comment

Weather anomalies, illegal immigrants and terrorist activities are only a few causes of unusual ship behavior at sea. It will be monitored by the European Border and Coastal Guard Agency Frontex with an advanced IT system developed by Asseco.

Amazon Music Unlimited Expands to 28 More Countries

Amazon Music Unlimited Expands to 28 More Countries

16 Dec 2017 comment

Amazon Music Unlimited announced its expansion into 28 additional countries, offering a catalog of more than 40 million songs and thousands of playlists and personalized stations.

Twitter Falls Behind the Competition

Twitter Falls Behind the Competition

15 Dec 2017 comment

Twitter's biggest problem for the past few years has been its lackluster user growth. Under the circumstances it must have been especially hard for the company to admit that it overstated its monthly active user numbers by one or two million since the fourth quarter of 2014 due to a miscalculation.

Verizon Awards 5G Contract to Ericsson

Verizon Awards 5G Contract to Ericsson

15 Dec 2017 comment

Verizon has selected Ericsson to provide networking equipment for their commercial 5G launch. Verizon will deploy the pre-standard 5G commercial radio network and the 5G Core network in select markets in second half of 2018.

Programmatic Ad Spending Continues to Grow in the UK

Programmatic Ad Spending Continues to Grow in the UK

15 Dec 2017 comment

eMarketer’s latest forecast of programmatic ad spending indicates that, despite recent negative press, the UK remains a market leader in programmatic, and strong growth will continue over the next few years.

Disney Buys Fox Assets in $52 Billion Split of Murdoch Realm

Disney Buys Fox Assets in $52 Billion Split of Murdoch Realm

15 Dec 2017 comment

Walt Disney agreed to a $52.4 billion deal to acquire much of the global empire that media baron Rupert Murdoch assembled over three decades, according to Bloomberg.

OTT TV Revenues to Surge, Approaching $120 Billion by 2022

OTT TV Revenues to Surge, Approaching $120 Billion by 2022

15 Dec 2017 comment

New data from Juniper Research has found that SVOD (Subscription Video on Demand) services, provided by the likes of Netflix and Amazon, will drive a surge in OTT revenues to reach $120 billion in 2022, up from $64 billion in 2017. The research also found that over a quarter of global households will subscribe to SVOD services by 2022.

Combis Achieved the Prestigious Microsoft Gold Cloud Platform Status

Combis Achieved the Prestigious Microsoft Gold Cloud Platform Status

15 Dec 2017 comment

Combis, the leading provider of IT services in Croatia, has secured Microsoft Gold Cloud Platform status due to its recognized expertise and several successfully implemented cloud projects.

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.

Amazon Music Unlimited Expands to 28 More Countries

Amazon Music Unlimited Expands to 28 More Countries

16 Dec 2017 comment

Amazon Music Unlimited announced its expansion into 28 additional countries, offering a catalog of more than 40 million songs and thousands of playlists and personalized stations.

Disney Buys Fox Assets in $52 Billion Split of Murdoch Realm

Disney Buys Fox Assets in $52 Billion Split of Murdoch Realm

15 Dec 2017 comment

Walt Disney agreed to a $52.4 billion deal to acquire much of the global empire that media baron Rupert Murdoch assembled over three decades, according to Bloomberg.

Combis Achieved the Prestigious Microsoft Gold Cloud Platform Status

Combis Achieved the Prestigious Microsoft Gold Cloud Platform Status

15 Dec 2017 comment

Combis, the leading provider of IT services in Croatia, has secured Microsoft Gold Cloud Platform status due to its recognized expertise and several successfully implemented cloud projects.

Verizon Awards 5G Contract to Ericsson

Verizon Awards 5G Contract to Ericsson

15 Dec 2017 comment

Verizon has selected Ericsson to provide networking equipment for their commercial 5G launch. Verizon will deploy the pre-standard 5G commercial radio network and the 5G Core network in select markets in second half of 2018.

Huawei Selected as an OpenStack Supplier for Vodafone Group

Huawei Selected as an OpenStack Supplier for Vodafone Group

11 Dec 2017 comment

Huawei announced that it has been selected by Vodafone Group as an approved vendor to supply its FusionSphere OpenStack platform, to support the operator’s global roll out of Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) and Software Defined Networks (SDN).

T-Mobile and Ericsson Exceed 1 Gbps With LAA Demo

T-Mobile and Ericsson Exceed 1 Gbps With LAA Demo

10 Dec 2017 comment

T-Mobile and Ericsson have achieved speeds of 1.1 Gbps using 12-layer Licensed Assisted Access (LAA) technology, the first in the world to hit speeds beyond the 1 Gbps threshold on unlicensed spectrum.

AI Will Help Protect European Borders

AI Will Help Protect European Borders

16 Dec 2017 comment

Weather anomalies, illegal immigrants and terrorist activities are only a few causes of unusual ship behavior at sea. It will be monitored by the European Border and Coastal Guard Agency Frontex with an advanced IT system developed by Asseco.

Microsoft and SAP Join Forces for Digital Transformation in the Cloud

Microsoft and SAP Join Forces for Digital Transformation in the Cloud

4 Dec 2017 comment

Microsoft and SAP announced integrated offerings to provide enterprise customers with a clear road map to confidently drive more business innovation in the cloud. In a bold show of commitment, the two companies also announced they will be deploying each other’s cloud solutions internally.

Samsung Launches SeeColors App for People with Color Vision Deficiency

Samsung Launches SeeColors App for People with Color Vision Deficiency

3 Dec 2017 comment

Samsung announced the launch of SeeColors app, which is compatible with all Samsung QLED TVs. It helps people with Color Vision Deficiency (CVD) diagnose their personal visual deficiencies through the app.

Samsung Starts Producing 512 GB Flash Storage for Mobile Devices

Samsung Starts Producing 512 GB Flash Storage for Mobile Devices

11 Dec 2017 comment

Samsung announced that it has begun mass production of the industry’s first 512-gigabyte embedded Universal Flash Storage solution for use in next-generation mobile devices.

IBM Unveils New Server Designed for Artificial Intelligence

IBM Unveils New Server Designed for Artificial Intelligence

9 Dec 2017 comment

IBM unveiled its next-generation Power Systems Servers incorporating its newly designed POWER9 processor.

Samsung Starts Production of 2nd Generation 10nm FinFET Technology

Samsung Starts Production of 2nd Generation 10nm FinFET Technology

5 Dec 2017 comment

Samsung Electronics announced that its Foundry Business has commenced mass production of System-on-Chip (SoC) products built on its second generation 10-nanometer (nm) FinFET process technology, 10LPP (Low Power Plus).