ICT solutions

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.

IoTSWC to Feature New Blockchain and Quantum Computing Tracks

IoTSWC to Feature New Blockchain and Quantum Computing Tracks

18 Apr 2017 comment

Next October, the Internet of Things Solutions World Congress (IoTSWC) will host its third edition and will include two new tracks focusing on innovations that will soon disrupt the technological landscape forever changing the way we produce and communicate: Blockchain and Quantum computing.

Apple Said to Near Road Tests of Self-Driving Car Software

Apple Said to Near Road Tests of Self-Driving Car Software

17 Apr 2017 comment

Apple will soon take its self-driving car software platform to public streets for the first time, a major step that gets the world’s largest technology company into a crowded race to transform transportation, according to Bloomberg.

Reimagine Food Launches Cognitive Discovery Tool on IBM Cloud

Reimagine Food Launches Cognitive Discovery Tool on IBM Cloud

13 Apr 2017 comment

IBM announced that Reimagine Food, an international hub devoted to boosting food innovation, has chosen IBM Cloud on which to develop and operate a new discovery tool for the food industry.

SAP is Making the Move From GUI to VR

SAP is Making the Move From GUI to VR

4 Apr 2017 comment

SAP is aiming to reach new heights of technological advancement, and a Hungarian company Netlife will help them in that quest. In 2013, SAP announced a new, Web-based User Interface framework for its ERP system, optimized for phone and tablet usage, SAP Fiori.

Agrivi Made the List of World Farm Software

Agrivi Made the List of World Farm Software

27 Mar 2017 comment

New study by Accuray Research “The Global Farm Management Software Market” is poised to grow at a CAGR of around 18.7% over the next decade to reach approximately $6.8 billion by 2025. In the featured research one of the best companies between 12 companies from all around the world is Croatian startup Agrivi.

Alexa Takes Fight With Siri to Marriott Hotel Rooms

Alexa Takes Fight With Siri to Marriott Hotel Rooms

26 Mar 2017 comment

Amazon’s battle with  Apple over digital assistants is moving to a new venue: hotel rooms, where Alexa and Siri are both vying to be the voice-controlled platform of choice for travelers, according to Bloomberg.

IBM Launches Secure Enterprise-Ready Blockchain Services

IBM Launches Secure Enterprise-Ready Blockchain Services

23 Mar 2017 comment

IBM announced the new release of IBM Blockchain, the first enterprise-ready blockchain service based on the Linux Foundation's Hyperledger Fabric version 1.0. The service enables developers to quickly build and host security-rich production blockchain networks on the IBM Cloud, and is underpinned by IBM LinuxONE, the industry’s most secure Linux server.

ZTE unveils Smart Street 2.0 and Smart City Implementations in Germany

ZTE unveils Smart Street 2.0 and Smart City Implementations in Germany

22 Mar 2017 comment

Chinese company ZTE announced its “Smart Street 2.0 – Highlights Your City” solution at CeBIT in Hannover, Germany. Smart Street 2.0 is the second generation of ZTE’s Low-Power Wide-Area-Network (LPWAN) based solution which helps city administrators transform public services on the city’s streets and roads, thus creating a solid foundation for a practical smart city.

Huawei Presented Their Road to Digital Transformation

Huawei Presented Their Road to Digital Transformation

21 Mar 2017 comment

At CeBIT 2017, held in Hannover, Germany, Huawei unveiled its Global OpenLab Program, outlining its development of 15 new OpenLabs and investment plan for the next three years.

CeBIT 2017: The Impact of Digitalization on the Healthcare Sector

CeBIT 2017: The Impact of Digitalization on the Healthcare Sector

20 Mar 2017 comment

Digitalization is fundamentally changing companies and their business models the world over. The healthcare sector, too, is on the cusp of radical change that will affect every aspect of the patient journey. This pending paradigm shift raises many questions which will be addressed at CeBIT's d!conomy Healthcare Digital Summit.

Safe4 Enhances Offering with Smart Door Locks from ASSA ABLOY

Safe4 Enhances Offering with Smart Door Locks from ASSA ABLOY

15 Mar 2017 comment

ASSA ABLOY Scandinavia, with its home security brands ASSA, Ruko, TrioVing and Yale, has entered a strategic partnership with Safe4 Security Group to provide enhanced smart security solutions for private residences.

Italtel and Exprivia Launch New Telemedicine System

Italtel and Exprivia Launch New Telemedicine System

13 Mar 2017 comment

Italtel and Exprivia have announced the launch of an advanced telemedicine solution. It brings together Italtel’s DoctorLINK open web platform with Exprivia’s eLifeCare home care solution, by providing the required infrastructure and services necessary for complete care management.

Ericsson to Transform Dubai Transportation System

Ericsson to Transform Dubai Transportation System

10 Mar 2017 comment

Dubai's Road and Transport Authority (RTA) and Ericsson have signed an agreement whereby Ericsson will provide an innovative Regulatory Monitoring System to transform and regulate the future of public transportation in Dubai.

Amazon WorkSpaces Customers Can Now Subscribe to TeamViewer through AWS Marketplace

Amazon WorkSpaces Customers Can Now Subscribe to TeamViewer through AWS Marketplace

10 Mar 2017 comment

TeamViewer announced its listing on AWS Marketplace for Desktop Apps, which offers subscription based applications to Amazon WorkSpaces customers. Amazon WorkSpaces is a fully managed, secure desktop computing service which runs on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud. The integration of TeamViewer means Amazon WorkSpaces users can benefit from TeamViewer’s remote support and access capabilities.