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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.