ICT solutions

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.

Gartner Provides Three Immediate Actions to Take as WannaCry Spreads

Gartner Provides Three Immediate Actions to Take as WannaCry Spreads

17 May 2017 comment

Since its discovery on Friday May 12, the WannaCry ransomware attack has continued to spread. Jonathan Care, research director at Gartner, outlined steps that cybersecurity professionals must take immediately.

HT and COMBIS Accomplished a Large ICT Project at Allianz Group

HT and COMBIS Accomplished a Large ICT Project at Allianz Group

16 May 2017 comment

HT Group members, Hrvatski Telekom (HT) and COMBIS, implemented a complex regional ICT project together at Allianz Group. They have become providers for the central Cisco Unified Communications platform through which more than 15,000 Allianz Group employees communicate within the CEE regions, Turkey and Greece.

Burger King Seeks Edge Over McDonald's in Mobile-Payment Battle

Burger King Seeks Edge Over McDonald's in Mobile-Payment Battle

15 May 2017 comment

In the fast-food industry’s race to let customers order and pay with their phones, Burger King is seeking an early lead on McDonald’s, according to Bloomberg.

Paul Allen Goes Digital to Save Endangered Animals

Paul Allen Goes Digital to Save Endangered Animals

14 May 2017 comment

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen plans to cover 90,000 square miles of African territory with smart sensors and drones by the end of this year to bring hyper-connectivity to Africa’s most remote, wildlife-packed corners, according to Bloomberg.

Alphabet Aims Toronto for its Digital City Dream

Alphabet Aims Toronto for its Digital City Dream

13 May 2017 comment

Larry Page's dream of using technology to fix cities may come to Canada first. According to Bloomberg, Sidewalk Labs, the urban innovation unit of Page's Alphabet, has applied to develop a 12-acre strip in downtown Toronto, responding to a recent city agency request for proposals, according to two people familiar with the plans.

Microsoft Wants Windows to Play Nice With iPhones and Android

Microsoft Wants Windows to Play Nice With iPhones and Android

12 May 2017 comment

Microsoft unveiled an update to Windows 10, adding key features that are likely to benefit users of gadgets that run rival mobile operating systems iOS and Android, according to Bloomberg.

Microsoft Unveils New Cloud Services for AI and Industrial Sensors

Microsoft Unveils New Cloud Services for AI and Industrial Sensors

11 May 2017 comment

Microsoft is showing off new cloud services for AI and industrial sensors as well as database software tools designed to give Oracle a headache, according to Bloomberg.

Hrvatski Telekom Launched the Largest IT Project in Croatia

Hrvatski Telekom Launched the Largest IT Project in Croatia

8 May 2017 comment

Hrvatski Telekom, the forerunner of digitalisation and digital transformation in Croatia, has launched the largest IT project in Croatia today that will result in a comprehensive business IT transformation of the company.

New Award for Microblink in the US

New Award for Microblink in the US

4 May 2017 comment

Finovate is a conference of a specific format. It is not allowed to hold a power point and similar presentations or to play a video, because only live demo technologies or applications can be used for a maximum of 7 minutes. This is why Microblink's success is even greater.

New EdgeX Foundry Unifies the IoT Marketplace

New EdgeX Foundry Unifies the IoT Marketplace

3 May 2017 comment

The Linux Foundation announced the launch of EdgeX Foundry. It is an open source project to build a common open framework for Internet of Things (IoT) edge computing and an ecosystem of interoperable components that unifies the marketplace and accelerates enterprise and Industrial IoT.

Apple Maps Update for Europe Includes Focus on Electric Vehicles

Apple Maps Update for Europe Includes Focus on Electric Vehicles

1 May 2017 comment

Apple is expanding the capabilities of its Maps app in Europe to help users charge their electric vehicles or find bike rental hubs, according to Bloomberg.

Facebook Messenger Doubles Down on Bots After Slow Start

Facebook Messenger Doubles Down on Bots After Slow Start

1 May 2017 comment

Last year, when Facebook said its chat application Messenger would get users to talk to businesses through automated bots, it sparked a wave of hype and then skepticism, because the tools were so rarely used, according to Bloomberg.

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.

Facebook Strategy for Augmented Reality Starts With Phones

Facebook Strategy for Augmented Reality Starts With Phones

20 Apr 2017 comment

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg laid out his strategy for augmented reality, saying the social network will use smartphone cameras to overlay virtual items on the real world rather than waiting for AR glasses to be technically possible, according to Bloomberg.