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Intel Wins Round in Fight Over 1.06 Billion Euro Antitrust Fine

Intel Wins Round in Fight Over 1.06 Billion Euro Antitrust Fine

7 Sep 2017 comment

Intel won a round in its eight-year fight with the European Union over a 1.06 billion-euro fine in a case that could have ramifications for a list of disputes involving U.S. tech giants including Google and Qualcomm, according to Bloomberg.

IFA 2017: Order Volume of 4.7 Billion Euro Achieved

IFA 2017: Order Volume of 4.7 Billion Euro Achieved

7 Sep 2017 comment

IFA 2017 has attracted more than 253,000 visitors to Berlin, as the power of innovation and brands yet again turned the event into the world’s most important tradeshow for consumer electronics and home appliances. With more than half of all trade visitors coming from abroad, IFA Berlin provided a huge boost for both manufacturers and retailers in the crucial run-up to the holiday period, which runs from Thanksgiving in the United States all the way to Christmas and the New Year.

IFA 2017 in Photos: Fair that has something for everyone

IFA 2017 in Photos: Fair that has something for everyone

6 Sep 2017 comment

This year IFA is finished, it’s closed the doors this evening. When we look back in these almost eight crazy journalistic days at Berlin’s fairgrounds, it is the fair for everybody. You have here the consumer electronics like refrigerators, washing machines, coffee maker but also traditional gadgets like smart watches, smart bands, smartphones and of course TV sets from small to really extra-large.

Just look and see our special IFA Photo Gallery.

Huawei Braces for Board Revamp as Western Markets Beckon

Huawei Braces for Board Revamp as Western Markets Beckon

6 Sep 2017 comment

Huawei will shake up its board for the first time in six years as the Chinese company prepares to push deeper into developed markets such as the U.S. for growth, according to Bloomberg.

Spying on Worker Emails Gets New Hurdle in EU Court Ruling

Spying on Worker Emails Gets New Hurdle in EU Court Ruling

6 Sep 2017 comment

Prying into workers’ emails just became a bit harder following a European Court of Human Rights ruling that a company violated a Romanian man’s privacy rights by firing him after spying on his personal Yahoo chats, according to Bloomberg.

Dell Says EMC Merger Pays Off as Customers Seek Fewer Partners

Dell Says EMC Merger Pays Off as Customers Seek Fewer Partners

6 Sep 2017 comment

Michael Dell, whose namesake company merged with EMC almost a year ago to create one of the biggest providers of computers, storage and software, said the deal is paying off as corporate customers seek to buy more of their gear from a smaller number of vendors, according to Bloomberg.

IFA 2017 Heithecker: Exhibitors are very satisfied at IFA in Berlin

IFA 2017 Heithecker: Exhibitors are very satisfied at IFA in Berlin

5 Sep 2017 comment

The biggest trade show in consumer electronics IFA will tomorrow close its doors for this year. More exhibitors, trade visitors from all around the world, journalists have been in Berlin for more than six days. Berlin was again this year the center of consumer electronics industry.

PayPal Debuts Credit Card Targeting Brick-and-Mortar Stores

PayPal Debuts Credit Card Targeting Brick-and-Mortar Stores

5 Sep 2017 comment

PayPal is turning to its old nemesis, plastic, to help it expand beyond the digital realm, according to Bloomberg.

Intel's Billion-Euro Fight Puts EU's Winning Streak in Jeopardy

Intel's Billion-Euro Fight Puts EU's Winning Streak in Jeopardy

5 Sep 2017 comment

Intel’s eight-year clash with the European Union over chip pricing has dragged on so long that the 1.06 billion-euro antitrust fine, a record at the time, now seems like a distant memory, according to Bloomberg.

Bitcoin Tumbles as PBOC Declares Initial Coin Offerings Illegal

Bitcoin Tumbles as PBOC Declares Initial Coin Offerings Illegal

5 Sep 2017 comment

Bitcoin tumbled the most since July after China’s central bank said initial coin offerings are illegal and asked all related fundraising activity to be halted immediately, according to Bloomberg.

IFA 2017: New Zipato partnership with Conrad Connect

IFA 2017: New Zipato partnership with Conrad Connect

4 Sep 2017 comment

On the biggest consumer electronics show, IFA in Berlin, Sebastian Popović, CEO of Zipato, exclusively confirmed for ICTbusiness.biz that Zipato has made a partnership with one of the biggest German retailers Conrad Connect. Zipato is a complete control and automation platform, Popović explained.

Alcatel Unveils New Smartphones in Berlin

Alcatel Unveils New Smartphones in Berlin

4 Sep 2017 comment

At the IFA 2017 show in Berlin Alcatel announced new smartphones. IDOL 5, IDOL 5S, A7 and A7XL bring very good performance and design in a lower and medium price range.

IFA 2017: New Smartphones From Wiko

IFA 2017: New Smartphones From Wiko

4 Sep 2017 comment

French company Wiko presented new smartphones at this years IFA show in Berlin. The View series brings premium design and lots of features from higher segments at affordable price.

IFA 2017: Lenovo Showcases New Interesting Devices

IFA 2017: Lenovo Showcases New Interesting Devices

3 Sep 2017 comment

At the biggest consumer electronics show, IFA 2017 in Berlin, Lenovo announced five new smart devices that unlock the power and potential of intelligent technology today – using artificial intelligence (AI), unleashing smart features and deploying augmented (AR) and virtual reality (VR).

Micro Focus Has No Size Limit for Software M&A After HPE Deal

Micro Focus Has No Size Limit for Software M&A After HPE Deal

3 Sep 2017 comment

The U.K. software company just completed a $8.8 billion deal for Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co.’s software assets and wants to keep growing, according to the news report from Bloomberg. “Our funding ability has increased now that we are bigger” Kevin Loosemore, executive chairman of Micro Focus International Plc, said in an interview. “There is no practical cap in terms of size of future deals.”

IFA 2017: Hangar18 awarded the EISA Best Buy Smartphone award for NOA H10le

IFA 2017: Hangar18 awarded the EISA Best Buy Smartphone award for NOA H10le

3 Sep 2017 comment

During the IFA fair held at Berlin, Hangar18 was awarded the EISA Best Buy Smartphone 2017 -2018 award at the gala evening in Hotel Kempinski Bristol. Mario Kralj, CEO, and owner of Hangar 18 recieved the award. In competition with other smartphone manufacturers such as Samsung, Huawei, Sony, Honor and LG, the Croatian firm situated in the town od Koprivnica has recieved a prestigious EISA Best Buy Smartphone 2017 - 2018 award for the NOA H10le smartphone. This smartphone offers the best value for money regarding price, design, components, performance, and functionality.

Deutsche Telekom Tests 5G in Real Life in the Berlin Center

Deutsche Telekom Tests 5G in Real Life in the Berlin Center

2 Sep 2017 comment

DT has gone live with a 5G connection at over two gigabit per second and a low latency of three milliseconds over a 3.7 gigahertz spectrum link on its commercial network in central Berlin.

Zuckerberg Takes Leave After Second Daughter's Birth

Zuckerberg Takes Leave After Second Daughter's Birth

2 Sep 2017 comment

Mark Zuckerberg is going on paternity leave after he and his wife, Priscilla Chan, welcomed their second daughter, according to Bloomberg.

Toshiba Fails to Pick Winner as Three Groups Bid for Chip Unit

Toshiba Fails to Pick Winner as Three Groups Bid for Chip Unit

2 Sep 2017 comment

Toshiba disclosed it’s in talks with three consortiums for its memory chip unit and that it’s still unable to make a final decision on a buyer, according to Bloomberg.

VR Game Gathering Data for Dementia Researchers

VR Game Gathering Data for Dementia Researchers

2 Sep 2017 comment

New game Sea Hero Quest VR is helping neuroscientists design a new test for dementia, according to Bloomberg.

LG Presents New Smartphone at IFA 2017

LG Presents New Smartphone at IFA 2017

2 Sep 2017 comment

LG took the wraps off their new mobile device, LG V30. The latest iteration of the company’s V series flagship smartphones was presented this week in Berlin at the IFA show.

IFA 2017: Sony Unveils Its New Innovations

IFA 2017: Sony Unveils Its New Innovations

1 Sep 2017 comment

At the IFA show in Berlin, Sony is set to showcase an array of its latest products. One day before the official start of IFA, Japanese company showcased its new products at a press conference.

IFA 2017: New Smart Devices From Lenovo

IFA 2017: New Smart Devices From Lenovo

1 Sep 2017 comment

Lenovo announced new smart devices that are using artificial intelligence, augmented and virtual reality. At the special event in Berlin they unveiled Mirage AR headset, Moto X4 smartphone, Tab 4 Home Assistant and Yoga 920.

Apple Will Debut Revamped iPhone on September 12 Launch Event

Apple Will Debut Revamped iPhone on September 12 Launch Event

1 Sep 2017 comment

Apple has set Sept. 12 for its most significant new product announcement in years, according to Bloomberg.

IFA 2017: New DJI Drones Showcased in Berlin

IFA 2017: New DJI Drones Showcased in Berlin

1 Sep 2017 comment

DJI, the world's leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, has introduced two new drones, the Mavic Pro Platinum and Phantom 4 Pro Obsidian and announced the 'Sphere' mode for the Spark at IFA 2017 in Berlin.

Panasonic Presents New Products, Technologies and Innovations at IFA 2017

Panasonic Presents New Products, Technologies and Innovations at IFA 2017

31 Aug 2017 comment

At a press conference, held yesterday in Berlin, Panasonic announced its latest products, tehnologies and innovations that will be presented at IFA. Under the motto ‘A Better Life, A Better World’, the company showcased some of its products that will hit the sotres later this year.

Uber Confirms Dara Khosrowshahi as CEO

Uber Confirms Dara Khosrowshahi as CEO

31 Aug 2017 comment

Dara Khosrowshahi is the new CEO of Uber Technologies, according to Bloomberg. The ride-hailing company has confirmed the reports, as well as comments he made to the press.

Samsung Presents The New Normal Campaign at IFA 2017

Samsung Presents The New Normal Campaign at IFA 2017

31 Aug 2017 comment

Samsung showcased its latest consumer products and technology in Berlin that are, the company claims, helping make the impossible tomorrow’s ‘new normal’. During its press conference the Korean giant highlighted its focus on the craftsmanship and connectivity of its products, along with partnerships that are enabling its technology to rapidly set new standards.

German Carmakers Urged to Challenge Tesla by Senior Merkel Aide

German Carmakers Urged to Challenge Tesla by Senior Merkel Aide

30 Aug 2017 comment

German automakers must invest more in electric vehicles and take on Elon Musk’s Tesla, Chancellor Angela Merkel’s chief of staff said, according to Bloomberg.

Oracle Hiring 5,000 for Cloud Business in Race With Salesforce

Oracle Hiring 5,000 for Cloud Business in Race With Salesforce

30 Aug 2017 comment

Oracle is hiring another 5,000 employees for its cloud software business as it fights Salesforce for market share in the fast-growing industry, according to Bloomberg.