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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.

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.

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.

Blockchain and AI: the Tech Trends at DES2017

Blockchain and AI: the Tech Trends at DES2017

27 Apr 2017 comment

DES, Digital Business World Congress 2017, the biggest international meeting on digital transformation, which will be held in Madrid on 23, 24 and 25 May, has revealed the structure for the event.

SAP Sales Rise Again

SAP Sales Rise Again

27 Apr 2017 comment

SAP’s sales topped analysts’ estimates for the fourth straight quarter, as business software spending grew, though the costs of transitioning to a web-delivered model weighed on profitability, according to Bloomberg.

Swedish Carriers Raided by EU Over Anti-Competition Concerns

Swedish Carriers Raided by EU Over Anti-Competition Concerns

27 Apr 2017 comment

Sweden’s biggest mobile-phone companies were raided by European Union antitrust investigators over concerns they may have conspired to prevent others from offering services to consumers, according to Bloomberg.

Google Rewrites Its Search Rankings to Bury Fake News

Google Rewrites Its Search Rankings to Bury Fake News

26 Apr 2017 comment

Google isn’t planning to rid fake news from its search results, but it’s trying to purge it from the top, according to Bloomberg.

SK Hynix Posts Record Profit

SK Hynix Posts Record Profit

26 Apr 2017 comment

SK Hynix posted its best-ever quarterly operating profit after strong demand for computer-server chips pushed up prices, boosting confidence in the Apple supplier’s bid for Toshiba’s semiconductor business, according to Bloomberg.

Ericsson CEO to Cull Contracts as Cost Cuts Are Insufficient

Ericsson CEO to Cull Contracts as Cost Cuts Are Insufficient

26 Apr 2017 comment

Ericsson CEO Borje Ekholm promised to intensify efforts to cut costs and get rid of more than $1 billion in unprofitable contracts in his bid to revive the ailing Swedish wireless network supplier, according to Bloomberg.

Apple Funds New Program to Turn Emerging Artists Into Pop Stars

Apple Funds New Program to Turn Emerging Artists Into Pop Stars

25 Apr 2017 comment

Apple is introducing a program to promote young musicians with a monthlong barrage of videos, playlists and new music, deepening the technology giant’s direct investment in artists through Apple Music, according to Bloomberg.

New Brand on Slovenian Telco Market – A1 is Si.mobil and Amis

New Brand on Slovenian Telco Market – A1 is Si.mobil and Amis

25 Apr 2017 comment

New brand presence of the Slovenian subsidiary creates synergies within the company group, improves customer experience and supports repositioning as a convergent provider.

Samsung to Roll Out Software Fix After Galaxy S8 Owners See Red

Samsung to Roll Out Software Fix After Galaxy S8 Owners See Red

25 Apr 2017 comment

Samsung is releasing two software updates for its new Galaxy S8 phone after some users complained of seeing red-tinted screens and spotty Wi-Fi connections, according to Bloomberg.

IFA 2017: New Consumer Electronics Trends on the biggest show in the world

IFA 2017: New Consumer Electronics Trends on the biggest show in the world

24 Apr 2017 comment

As the world’s leading trade fair for Consumer Electronics, from 1 to 6 September 2017 IFA will exhibit the products that inspire millions of customers for purchases during the Christmas shopping season.

IFA NEXT: The Edge of Innovation

IFA NEXT: The Edge of Innovation

24 Apr 2017 comment

Turnover in the digital market remains high. Nearly $950 billion in total annual sales are expected in both 2017 and 2018. Whether at home or on the road, the smartphone is shaping market advances.

IFA 2017: Consumer electronic fair bigger than ever

IFA 2017: Consumer electronic fair bigger than ever

24 Apr 2017 comment

The IFA organizer Messe Berlin announced that IFA 2017 will drive growth and innovation in the consumer electronics and home appliances markets – by offering brands more space than ever before.

Tele2 Croatia's results better than expected - 8% increase

Tele2 Croatia's results better than expected - 8% increase

24 Apr 2017 comment

Third largest domestic telecommunications operator in Croatia Tele2 achieved 4 percent sales growth to 354 million Swedish crowns in the first quarter of 2017, according to the latest business results published in the business results for the first quarter of this year of Tele2 AB, Sweden's owner of the company in Croatia.

IFA 2017: Accelerating Growth and Innovation in Consumer and Home Electronics

IFA 2017: Accelerating Growth and Innovation in Consumer and Home Electronics

24 Apr 2017 comment

More space for brands, a new platform for innovators and a dedicated, larger venue for components manufacturers at IFA Global Markets.

Conservatives Prepare for U.K. Election Social Media War

Conservatives Prepare for U.K. Election Social Media War

24 Apr 2017 comment

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May has re-hired the digital experts who ran her Conservative Party’s successful 2015 election campaign as she prepares for a social media war with Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party, according to Bloomberg.

Comcast Said to Plan Online Rival to Netflix Using Hit NBC Shows

Comcast Said to Plan Online Rival to Netflix Using Hit NBC Shows

23 Apr 2017 comment

Comcast plans to introduce an online video service offering hit shows from its NBCUniversal TV networks in the next 12 to 18 months, an effort to compete with rivals Netflix and CBS, according to Bloomberg citing people familiar with the matter.

Apple Readies iPhone Overhaul for 10th Anniversary

Apple Readies iPhone Overhaul for 10th Anniversary

23 Apr 2017 comment

Ten years after Steve Jobs presented the original iPhone, Apple is planning its most extensive smartphone lineup to date, according to Bloomberg. The company is preparing three iPhones for launch as soon as this fall, including upgraded versions of the current two iPhone models and a new top-of-the-line handset with an overhauled look, according to people familiar with the matter.

Xiaomi Is Preparing to Make a Comeback With Latest Marquee Phone

Xiaomi Is Preparing to Make a Comeback With Latest Marquee Phone

22 Apr 2017 comment

Xiaomi's trying to get back in the game. According to Bloomberg, the Chinese electronics maker unveiled a new flagship smartphone days after Samsung's Galaxy S8 hit stores, hoping to regain lost ground even as Apple prepares to introduce its most anticipated device in years.

Sony Reports Preliminary Profit Above Forecast on Savings

Sony Reports Preliminary Profit Above Forecast on Savings

22 Apr 2017 comment

Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai is showing the turnaround at the company was no fluke, according to Bloomberg.

Western Digital Makes Case for Taking Over Toshiba Chip Unit

Western Digital Makes Case for Taking Over Toshiba Chip Unit

21 Apr 2017 comment

Western Digital is making a forceful case for its bid to take control of Toshiba’s memory-chip business amid a fierce bidding war, according to Bloomberg.

eBay Struggles With Turnaround as Goliath Amazon Holds Sway

eBay Struggles With Turnaround as Goliath Amazon Holds Sway

21 Apr 2017 comment

eBay is struggling in its effort to carve out a unique place in an e-commerce industry dominated by Amazon, according to Bloomberg.

PayPal and Google Sign New Digital Wallet Partnership

PayPal and Google Sign New Digital Wallet Partnership

21 Apr 2017 comment

PayPal and Google deepened their relationship with a new agreement that enables payments through the tap of a phone from PayPal accounts at thousands of new retail locations, according to Bloomberg.

Western Digital and Japan Investors Discussing Toshiba Unit Sale

Western Digital and Japan Investors Discussing Toshiba Unit Sale

20 Apr 2017 comment

Western Digital said it’s discussing options related to the sale of Toshiba’s flash memory unit with state-backed fund Innovation Network of Japan and Development Bank of Japan, as well as the country’s government, according to Bloomberg.

Qualcomm Performs Better than Expected in the Second Quarter

Qualcomm Performs Better than Expected in the Second Quarter

20 Apr 2017 comment

Qualcomm said a push into new markets such as automotive and connected devices bolstered sales in the second quarter, helping relieve concerns that growth will be hurt by legal challenges in its licensing business, according to Bloomberg.

Five Days to 17th WinDays Conference

Five Days to 17th WinDays Conference

20 Apr 2017 comment

Microsoft WinDays17, the largest ICT business conference in Croatia, will take place in Valamar Isabella Island Resort in Poreč from 25th till 28th April 2017. This will be the second year in a row that Poreč hosts this event.