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GoPro Turnaround Plan Takes Off

GoPro Turnaround Plan Takes Off

28 Apr 2017 comment

GoPro surprised investors with higher sales than analysts expected, showing that a cost-cutting plan is starting to stem the action camera maker’s decline, according to Bloomberg.

Nokia Sales Top Estimates as Network Slump Begins to Ease

Nokia Sales Top Estimates as Network Slump Begins to Ease

28 Apr 2017 comment

Nokia reported first-quarter sales that topped analysts’ estimates as a slump in wireless-network demand began to ease and the company reaped more revenue for its patents, according to Bloomberg.

85% Enterprises Will Have Started Windows 10 Deployments by End of 2017

85% Enterprises Will Have Started Windows 10 Deployments by End of 2017

28 Apr 2017 comment

Migration to Windows 10 is expected to be faster than previous operating system (OS) adoption, according to a survey by Gartner.

Amazon Extends Growth Streak

Amazon Extends Growth Streak

28 Apr 2017 comment

Amazon’s unbroken 20-year streak of double-digit revenue growth shows no sign of slowing this year, helped by an influx of online shoppers who are abandoning stores and new business for its cloud-computing division, according to Bloomberg.

Smartphone Shipments up 4.3% in 1Q17

Smartphone Shipments up 4.3% in 1Q17

28 Apr 2017 comment

According to preliminary results from the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, phone companies shipped a total of 347.4 million smartphones worldwide in the first quarter of 2017.

Goodspeed Roaming wins Best e-SIM Provisioning Provider Award

Goodspeed Roaming wins Best e-SIM Provisioning Provider Award

28 Apr 2017 comment

UROS, Uni-fi Roaming Solutions, announced that Goodspeed Roaming App was awarded Best e-SIM Provisioning Provider at MVNO Awards 2017.

Twitter Surprises by Adding New Users

Twitter Surprises by Adding New Users

27 Apr 2017 comment

Twitter finally showed signs of addressing its biggest challenge: attracting new users, according to Bloomberg.

One Third Happy to Ditch Cash as Europe Looks to Digital Future

One Third Happy to Ditch Cash as Europe Looks to Digital Future

27 Apr 2017 comment

Cash may still be king for most Europeans, but more than one in three would be happy to abandon it altogether, according to Bloomberg.

5% of Large Companies Prepared for the New Digital Business

5% of Large Companies Prepared for the New Digital Business

18 Apr 2017 comment

Dell EMC announced the results of a new study conducted by Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG). The study revealed that a majority of senior IT leaders and decision-making managers of large companies surveyed around the world indicate their organizations have yet to fully embrace the aspects of IT Transformation needed to remain competitive.

Google Denies Pay Disparity Allegations

Google Denies Pay Disparity Allegations

16 Apr 2017 comment

Google denied Department of Labor allegations that an in-progress investigation suggests “systemic compensation disparities against women” at the internet giant, according to Bloomberg.

Toshiba Said to Put Chip Sale Process Temporarily on Hold

Toshiba Said to Put Chip Sale Process Temporarily on Hold

16 Apr 2017 comment

Toshiba temporarily canceled all meetings and decisions related to the sale of its memory chip business to address concerns raised by an industry partner Western Digital, according to Bloomberg citing people familiar with the matter.

GoPro Turnaround Plan Takes Off

GoPro Turnaround Plan Takes Off

28 Apr 2017 comment

GoPro surprised investors with higher sales than analysts expected, showing that a cost-cutting plan is starting to stem the action camera maker’s decline, according to Bloomberg.

Nokia Sales Top Estimates as Network Slump Begins to Ease

Nokia Sales Top Estimates as Network Slump Begins to Ease

28 Apr 2017 comment

Nokia reported first-quarter sales that topped analysts’ estimates as a slump in wireless-network demand began to ease and the company reaped more revenue for its patents, according to Bloomberg.

Amazon Extends Growth Streak

Amazon Extends Growth Streak

28 Apr 2017 comment

Amazon’s unbroken 20-year streak of double-digit revenue growth shows no sign of slowing this year, helped by an influx of online shoppers who are abandoning stores and new business for its cloud-computing division, according to Bloomberg.

COMMENTARY: Very good results of Vipnet

COMMENTARY: Very good results of Vipnet

26 Apr 2017 comment

Domestic telecom operator Vipnet has grown in all segments of its business in the first quarter, and this may also be due to the consolidation of Metronet's revenue that has been consolidated since February 1 when this domestic fixed-to-business telecom operator enters into consolidation.

Vipnet achieved growth of 11.2 percent in revenue, and of 21.3 percent in profit

Vipnet achieved growth of 11.2 percent in revenue, and of 21.3 percent in profit

26 Apr 2017 comment

The second largest domestic telecom operator, Vipnet, in the first quarter of this year achieved revenue of EUR 98.4 million, with growth in revenue of 11.2 percent. In the same period, the profit before interest, amortization and depreciation (EBITDA) increased by as much as 21.3 percent to EUR 21.2 million, according to Vipnet's owner, Telekom Austria, owned by America Móvil.

COMMENTARY: High exposure of Tele2 due to Tisak and Agrokor

COMMENTARY: High exposure of Tele2 due to Tisak and Agrokor

26 Apr 2017 comment

Although Tele2's business results are very good and above expectations in terms of revenue, one information from the report published by the Swedish owner Tele2 AB shows a very high exposure to banks, which is the result of Agrokor's major financial problems and of the companies within the concern, mainly Tisak. This exposure rose to very high 123 million Swedish crowns, or HRK 96 million.

Blockchain: Your Permanent Record of Business

Blockchain: Your Permanent Record of Business

27 Apr 2017 comment

We consider it a natural process that online transactions are getting smoother and faster day by day. Be it a purchase from your favorite webshop, an Airbnb booking or registering for a music streaming service, we want them to be quick, with as little friction in the process as possible. However as the digital economy is getting more global and complex, eliminating friction from our everyday online transactions seems to be a continuous fight.

Google and Partners Try to Block the March of Ad-Blockers

Google and Partners Try to Block the March of Ad-Blockers

24 Apr 2017 comment

After seven months of work, the biggest digital advertising companies think they have a solution to the existential threat of consumers blocking online ads. According to Bloomberg, Google is at the center of the plan, although the company and its partners are keen to present the initiative as a group effort.

More Industrie 4.0 Projects Will Get Algorithms From Marketplaces

More Industrie 4.0 Projects Will Get Algorithms From Marketplaces

21 Apr 2017 comment

Industrie 4.0, a German Federal-Government-sponsored initiative to create smart manufacturing that is gaining broader support as a framework for connected, smart products and systems, has been underway for more than five years.

Goodspeed Roaming wins Best e-SIM Provisioning Provider Award

Goodspeed Roaming wins Best e-SIM Provisioning Provider Award

28 Apr 2017 comment

UROS, Uni-fi Roaming Solutions, announced that Goodspeed Roaming App was awarded Best e-SIM Provisioning Provider at MVNO Awards 2017.

Facebook Envisions Using Brain Waves to Type Words

Facebook Envisions Using Brain Waves to Type Words

23 Apr 2017 comment

Facebook’s research unit Building 8 is working to make it possible for people to type using signals from their brains, part of the lab’s broader effort to free people from their phones, according to Bloomberg.

Radwin Wins Passenger Innovation of the Year Award 2017

Radwin Wins Passenger Innovation of the Year Award 2017

19 Apr 2017 comment

Israeli company Radwin, provider of train-to-ground wireless communications solutions, received the prestigious Passenger Innovation of the Year 2017 Award last week at the SmartRail Europe Innovation Awards in Amsterdam, Holland. The company has earned this award for its FiberinMotion train-to-ground solution.