ICT solutions

Microsoft Adds Cloud Security to Keep Out Hackers and Government

Microsoft Adds Cloud Security to Keep Out Hackers and Government

17 Sep 2017 comment

Microsoft, working with Intel, is offering a cloud-computing service with more powerful encryption to secure data from hackers, and protect it from secret government data-gathering, according to Bloomberg.

DNA Finland chooses Ericsson for metadata

DNA Finland chooses Ericsson for metadata

14 Sep 2017 comment

Ericsson has signed a content discovery services contract with DNA, the largest pay-TV operator and one of the leading telecommunications operators in Finland. Ericsson will provide editorial services and rich metadata for over 150 TV channels in Finnish, English and Swedish from DNA’s cable network, the Finnish digital-terrestrial network and over broadband.

Cargill Data Helps Farmers Make Happier Cows That Make More Milk

Cargill Data Helps Farmers Make Happier Cows That Make More Milk

13 Sep 2017 comment

Cargill, one of the world’s biggest agricultural companies, is tapping big data to help U.S. farmers make their cows more comfortable and more productive, according to Bloomberg.

Adobe Pushes Toward a Future of Digital Ads in Cars

Adobe Pushes Toward a Future of Digital Ads in Cars

12 Sep 2017 comment

Adobe has helped companies tackle digital marketing on computers and smartphones, and now, according to Bloomberg, it wants the next key device: your car.

IBM and MIT Start Joint Research and Establish New Watson AI Lab

IBM and MIT Start Joint Research and Establish New Watson AI Lab

12 Sep 2017 comment

IBM and MIT announced plans to make a 10-year, $240 million investment to create the MIT–IBM Watson AI Lab. The lab will carry out fundamental artificial intelligence (AI) research and seek to propel scientific breakthroughs that unlock the potential of AI.

Adobe and Microsoft Expand Strategic Partnership

Adobe and Microsoft Expand Strategic Partnership

11 Sep 2017 comment

Adobe and Microsoft recently delivered their first set of joint solutions to help enterprises transform their customer experience with Adobe Experience Cloud, Microsoft Azure and Microsoft Dynamics. The companies are now expanding their strategic alliance to increase workforce productivity and drive more efficient business processes.

IBM Launched Watson Media at the 2017 US Open Tennis Championships

IBM Launched Watson Media at the 2017 US Open Tennis Championships

8 Sep 2017 comment

At the end of August, IBM launched Watson Media, a new suite of AI-powered solutions on the IBM Cloud that analyze images, video, language, sentiment and tone, at the US Open. By combining Watson with video capabilities, the United States Tennis Association (USTA) is able to rapidly share highlight videos of more matches while engaging and informing fans more than ever before.

IBM and SAP Will Offer New Co-created Industrial Solution

IBM and SAP Will Offer New Co-created Industrial Solution

6 Sep 2017 comment

IBM and SAP have teamed up to provide a co-innovated solution for the retail and consumer packaged goods industries to help both increase profitability and improve the consumer experience.

Your Computer Can Help Find Connection Between Bacteria and Autoimmune Diseases

Your Computer Can Help Find Connection Between Bacteria and Autoimmune Diseases

28 Aug 2017 comment

The general public's help is being enlisted in what's thought to be the biggest study of the human microbiome, the bacteria that live in and on the human body, and are believed to affect health.

IBM Announces Major Blockchain Collaboration to Address Food Safety

IBM Announces Major Blockchain Collaboration to Address Food Safety

24 Aug 2017 comment

A group of leading companies across the global food supply chain today announced a major blockchain collaboration with IBM intended to further strengthen consumer confidence in the global food system.

Steve Harvey World Group Taps IBM Cloud to Transform Fan Experience

Steve Harvey World Group Taps IBM Cloud to Transform Fan Experience

23 Aug 2017 comment

IBM announced that Steve Harvey World Group (SHWG), a media conglomerate led by entertainer, author, entrepreneur and humanitarian Steve Harvey, will launch a new digital experience, including a website and mobile app, built on the IBM Cloud.

Microsoft Announces the Coco Framework

Microsoft Announces the Coco Framework

17 Aug 2017 comment

Microsoft announced the Coco Framework, a first-of-its-kind innovation that will advance enterprise adoption of blockchain technology. Current blockchain protocol technology requires complicated development techniques to meet the operational and security needs of enterprises.

HSBC and IBM Develop Cognitive Intelligence Solution to Digitise Global Trade

HSBC and IBM Develop Cognitive Intelligence Solution to Digitise Global Trade

16 Aug 2017 comment

HSBC is working with IBM to develop a cognitive intelligence solution combining optical character recognition with advanced robotics to make global trade safer and more efficient for thousands of businesses.

IBM Leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Backup and Recovery Solutions

IBM Leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Backup and Recovery Solutions

14 Aug 2017 comment

IBM has been recognized as a storage software Leader in the 2017 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Center Backup and Recovery Solutions. In its Magic Quadrants’, Gartner analysts evaluate technology and solutions with an ‘Ability to Execute’ and a ‘Completeness of Vision’.

IBM Named a Global Leader Among Salesforce Implementation Partners

IBM Named a Global Leader Among Salesforce Implementation Partners

8 Aug 2017 comment

IBM announced that it was named a Salesforce Implementation Partner Leader in Forrester Research’s report “The Forrester Wave: Salesforce Implementation Partners, Q3 2017.” IBM was among a select group of eleven Salesforce implementation partners that Forrester identified as companies that “matter most for digital transformation.”

InnovMatch Competition in Solving Business Challenges

InnovMatch Competition in Solving Business Challenges

7 Aug 2017 comment

InnovMatch aims to enable innovative companies, start-ups, developers, entrepreneurs and students from around Central and Eastern Europe to tackle specific business challenges, and by using SAP Cloud Platform, helps them unlock new business value for customers.

eMarketer Announces Launch of Benchmarks

eMarketer Announces Launch of Benchmarks

20 Jul 2017 comment

eMarketer announced Benchmarks, a new tool that enables marketers to instantly evaluate and compare their campaign performance against a collection of reliable industry benchmarks.

SEAT Breaks New Ground in Training for Industry 4.0

SEAT Breaks New Ground in Training for Industry 4.0

30 Jun 2017 comment

SEAT has introduced a training programme centred on the future challenges facing Industry 4.0. Aimed at all the 14,000 employees, the company has designed a programme to make workers aware of the real meaning of the Industry 4.0 concept in an entertaining, interactive way, as well as the importance of people and their continuous training at the core of what is known as the fourth industrial revolution.

Facebook Enlists AI and Human Experts in New Push Against Terrorism

Facebook Enlists AI and Human Experts in New Push Against Terrorism

19 Jun 2017 comment

Facebook has hired more than 150 counterterrorism experts and is increasingly using artificial intelligence that can understand language and analyze images to try to keep terrorists from using the social network for recruiting and propaganda, according to Bloomberg.

IN2 has transformed and turned to digital transformation, blockchain, IoT, drones

IN2 has transformed and turned to digital transformation, blockchain, IoT, drones

19 Jun 2017 comment

One of the largest domestic IT companies started their own digital transformation and adaptation to major market change. We talked about that with Sanja Svilokos, Executive Director of the IN2 Group, in charge of Digital Business.

Actility and Blink Will Bring Nationwide IoT Connectivity to Sweden

Actility and Blink Will Bring Nationwide IoT Connectivity to Sweden

14 Jun 2017 comment

Actility and Blink Services announced that they are working together to launch a national IoT network in Sweden.

Startup Digitizing Tattoo Industry

Startup Digitizing Tattoo Industry

11 Jun 2017 comment

With about a quarter of all adults now having a tattoo in the U.S. and the U.K., one Swedish startup intends to become the Expedia for getting inked, according to Bloomberg.

IoT Will Transform Utilities in Croatia

IoT Will Transform Utilities in Croatia

7 Jun 2017 comment

Croatian company IN2 organized a special business-technology conference aimed at representatives from utility companies. More than 150 experts from gas and water distribution and supply services sector gathered in the Plaza Center in Zagreb.

New iOS Adds Augmented Reality Features

New iOS Adds Augmented Reality Features

6 Jun 2017 comment

Apple took the wraps off new iOS 11, the operating system that will power the next iPhone as well as current and some past iPhone models, previewing new augmented reality features and a redesigned App Store at the company’s annual developers conference, according to Bloomberg.

Four Smart Parking Vendors Recognized as IDC Innovators

Four Smart Parking Vendors Recognized as IDC Innovators

5 Jun 2017 comment

IDC published an Innovators report recognizing four innovative smart parking vendors with revenue under $100 million. The four vendors named IDC Innovators for smart parking solutions are Fybr (USA), Parkmobile (USA), Smart Parking Ltd. (Australia), and Worldsensing (Spain).

New Industrial Security Solution for Secure Modbus Protocol Communication

New Industrial Security Solution for Secure Modbus Protocol Communication

1 Jun 2017 comment

German company Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity announced the availability of its new Modbus protocol detection and extraction capabilities provided by the deep packet inspection (DPI) engine R&S PACE 2.

MWCapital Selects Two Projects to Improve Lives

MWCapital Selects Two Projects to Improve Lives

30 May 2017 comment

d-LAB, the Mobile World Capital Barcelona (MWCapital) digital transformation programme that boosts the use of mobile technology to improve people’s lives, has held the Premios d-LAB awards ceremony. The names of the two winning projects of the first challenge, aimed at boosting mobile and digital solutions to empower people with disabilities, have been announced.

Five Software Defined-WAN Vendors Named as IDC Innovators

Five Software Defined-WAN Vendors Named as IDC Innovators

29 May 2017 comment

IDC published its new Innovators report recognizing five software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) vendors with revenue under $100 million. The five vendors profiled as IDC Innovators are CloudGenix, Cybera, VeloCloud, Versa, and Viptela.

WannaCry Event Underscores Need for Risk-Based Defenses

WannaCry Event Underscores Need for Risk-Based Defenses

25 May 2017 comment

The recent WannaCry ransomware outbreak infected 200,000 endpoints across 150 countries, highlighting the devastating effects of ransomware. While patching systems and preaching to users are prudent actions, those recommendations have proven ineffective.

VisoCon Named a 2017 Cool Vendor by Gartner

VisoCon Named a 2017 Cool Vendor by Gartner

23 May 2017 comment

Austrian company VisoCon, provider of Video Communication Technology, announced that it has been named a Cool Vendor in the 2017 Gartner report for Unified Communications.