Technology

Goodspeed Roaming wins Best e-SIM Provisioning Provider Award

Goodspeed Roaming wins Best e-SIM Provisioning Provider Award

28 Apr 2017 comment

UROS, Uni-fi Roaming Solutions, announced that Goodspeed Roaming App was awarded Best e-SIM Provisioning Provider at MVNO Awards 2017.

Facebook Envisions Using Brain Waves to Type Words

Facebook Envisions Using Brain Waves to Type Words

23 Apr 2017 comment

Facebook’s research unit Building 8 is working to make it possible for people to type using signals from their brains, part of the lab’s broader effort to free people from their phones, according to Bloomberg.

Radwin Wins Passenger Innovation of the Year Award 2017

Radwin Wins Passenger Innovation of the Year Award 2017

19 Apr 2017 comment

Israeli company Radwin, provider of train-to-ground wireless communications solutions, received the prestigious Passenger Innovation of the Year 2017 Award last week at the SmartRail Europe Innovation Awards in Amsterdam, Holland. The company has earned this award for its FiberinMotion train-to-ground solution.

New Phantom 4 Advance Hits the Market

New Phantom 4 Advance Hits the Market

18 Apr 2017 comment

DJI has introduced a new addition to the Phantom family, the Phantom 4 Advanced, offering creators an affordable way to capture aerial imagery with a more powerful camera and more precise controls.

AMD Betting on Extra-Fast Wi-Fi to Open Up Virtual Reality

AMD Betting on Extra-Fast Wi-Fi to Open Up Virtual Reality

13 Apr 2017 comment

Semiconductor maker AMD is betting that their purchase of a chipmaker Nitero will help drive the adoption of more portable virtual reality headsets, according to Bloomberg. Nitero has developed a 60 gigahertz wireless chip that it says can transmit high-resolution video without delays or lags.

App Time Will Make up Nearly 20% of Total Media Time in 2017

App Time Will Make up Nearly 20% of Total Media Time in 2017

12 Apr 2017 comment

Americans are spending more time within mobile apps and less time within mobile browsers. However, the number of apps being used regularly is dropping, as users concentrate their activities in core apps, according to eMarketer.

Five Multicloud Management Vendors Named as IDC Innovators

Five Multicloud Management Vendors Named as IDC Innovators

11 Apr 2017 comment

IDC released an Innovators report recognizing five multicloud management software and SaaS vendors with revenue under $100 million. The five vendors recognized as IDC Innovators are Cirba, Datadog, Embotics, RightScale, and Turbonomic.

Laptop Ban Spurs Fire Warning on Batteries in Planes

Laptop Ban Spurs Fire Warning on Batteries in Planes

10 Apr 2017 comment

The U.S. order prohibiting passengers from carrying laptop computers and other electronics into the cabins of some overseas flights is raising concerns about a risk not related to terror, but the potential for those devices’ lithium-based batteries to catch fire in the baggage hold, according to Bloomberg.

Bezos Sells $1 Billion a Year in Amazon Stock for Space Project

Bezos Sells $1 Billion a Year in Amazon Stock for Space Project

9 Apr 2017 comment

Internet billionaire and aspiring rocket man Jeff Bezos said he sells $1 billion a year in Amazon stock to fund  Blue Origin, the company fueling his dream of sending people into space, according to Bloomberg.

Magewell to Launch 4K USB Video Capture Devices at NAB Show

Magewell to Launch 4K USB Video Capture Devices at NAB Show

3 Apr 2017 comment

Magewell will unveil new 4K models in its USB Capture Plus series of plug-and-play, external video capture devices at the upcoming 2017 NAB Show. The new devices combine the highly-regarded quality, feature-richness and ease-of-use of the USB Capture Plus family with full-resolution 4K capture capabilities.

Intel Tries to Fire Up High-End PC Demand With New Memory Chips

Intel Tries to Fire Up High-End PC Demand With New Memory Chips

1 Apr 2017 comment

Intel is going back to its roots as a memory chipmaker in a bid to get consumers excited about high-end desktop computers, according to Bloomberg. The world’s largest chipmaker is offering a new memory chip package it says will improve desktop performance in a way that consumers will notice and be willing to pay for.

SpaceX Pulls Off First Reused Rocket Mission

SpaceX Pulls Off First Reused Rocket Mission

1 Apr 2017 comment

Elon Musk’s SpaceX flew a reused rocket to space and back again, a key milestone to reducing launch costs and one day enabling people to live on other planets, according to Bloomberg.

Australian Organisations Seek an Open IoT Ecosystem

Australian Organisations Seek an Open IoT Ecosystem

30 Mar 2017 comment

Open systems feature highly on IOT decision makers radars in Australia, according to recently published IDC research. IoT decision makers are putting a high priority on open standards for data and connectivity and on open source software standards. 81% of organisations rank common data and connectivity standards as extremely or very important, 63% rate open source software standards the same.

Domino's Will Begin Using Robots to Deliver Pizzas in Europe

Domino's Will Begin Using Robots to Deliver Pizzas in Europe

30 Mar 2017 comment

Starship, the London-based company that has created six-wheeled self-driving delivery robots, will begin taking customers Domino’s pizzas in Germany and the Netherlands, according to Bloomberg.

DT Chooses Sealed Cloud Solution by Uniscon

DT Chooses Sealed Cloud Solution by Uniscon

28 Mar 2017 comment

Deutsche Telekom has expanded its Managed Security Services to now include “Versiegelte Cloud”, i.e. a sealed cloud. The technology is provided by the cloud security provider Uniscon and excludes, via purely technical means, all unauthorized third-party access, even by service provider staff, at all times.

Uber Self-Driving Car Tests Resume in San Francisco After Crash

Uber Self-Driving Car Tests Resume in San Francisco After Crash

27 Mar 2017 comment

Uber Technologies Inc.’s self-driving cars were back on public roads Monday morning in San Francisco, three days after a crash in Arizona put the company’s testing program on hold, according to Bloomberg report.

Latest Driver Tech is Very Important to 1 in 3 People

Latest Driver Tech is Very Important to 1 in 3 People

27 Mar 2017 comment

Independent global researcher GfK, has released findings showing which vehicle features, from a given list, people see as being ‘very important’ in a vehicle. Significant numbers state that the latest driver technology and passenger technology is ‘very important’ to them – and the percentage of people claiming this increases notably with income.

Wearables Shipments Will Reach 2.3 Million Units in CEE by 2018

Wearables Shipments Will Reach 2.3 Million Units in CEE by 2018

23 Mar 2017 comment

The Central and Eastern European (CEE) wearables market reached a record volume of 1.6 million units in 2016, reflecting 33.8% growth year on year. In the fourth quarter of the year (4Q16) 581,000 units were shipped, which translated to 29.4% growth, according to data from the Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker published by IDC.

First Dry Process Office Papermaking System Comes to Europe

First Dry Process Office Papermaking System Comes to Europe

22 Mar 2017 comment

Epson has unveiled many new products at CeBIT in Hannover, but one of the most exciting is PaperLab, the world's first dry process compact office papermaking system that was presented for the first time in Europe.

The First Full Scale Passenger Hyperloop Capsule is Being Built

The First Full Scale Passenger Hyperloop Capsule is Being Built

21 Mar 2017 comment

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) has begun construction of the world’s first full scale Passenger Hyperloop Capsule. This first capsule is the culmination of over three years and thousands of hours of design, research, and analysis.

ICT Trade Between Germany and Japan Shows Significant Rise

ICT Trade Between Germany and Japan Shows Significant Rise

20 Mar 2017 comment

German Digital Association Bitcom unveiled ahead of the official start of CeBIT that Japan regains importance in digital technology trade with Germany. The import of ICT commodities into Germany has increased by 11 percent to 1.5 billion euro. The import has risen by 33 percent in the last three years, and Germany now ranks among the ten most important import markets.

California Says Autonomous Cars Have no Need for Human Drivers

California Says Autonomous Cars Have no Need for Human Drivers

18 Mar 2017 comment

California relaxed several rules on self-driving cars as the state tries to maintain its status as a leading test bed for the future of transportation, according to Bloomberg. The state’s Department of Motor Vehicles released proposed regulations for autonomous vehicles, dropping an earlier requirement that a human driver had to be present while testing on public roads.

Earin Announces Global Partnership With Red Bull Racing

Earin Announces Global Partnership With Red Bull Racing

17 Mar 2017 comment

Swedish company Earin announced a global partnership with Red Bull Racing to be the official audio brand for the Formula One team. The one-year partnership places the Earin brand front and center with F1 fans around the world as the company gets ready to launch the next generation in their line of True Wireless Earbuds.

Galaxy S8 Said to Adopt Facial Recognition for Payments

Galaxy S8 Said to Adopt Facial Recognition for Payments

17 Mar 2017 comment

Samsung’s new Galaxy S8 will employ facial-recognition technology for mobile payments within months of release, adding cutting-edge security to help the marquee device stand out from rivals such as Apple’s iPhone, according to Bloomberg citing people familiar with the matter.

Bitcoin Unlimited Solution Crashes After Bug Exploit

Bitcoin Unlimited Solution Crashes After Bug Exploit

16 Mar 2017 comment

A controversial plan to fix bitcoin’s network congestion suffered a setback after attackers used a newly-discovered bug to crash the software, according to Bloomberg. Bitcoin Unlimited was attacked after developers brought the bug to light.

Bosch Teaches Cars How to Learn and Take Appropriate Action

Bosch Teaches Cars How to Learn and Take Appropriate Action

15 Mar 2017 comment

At the international Bosch ConnectedWorld 2017 conference in Berlin, the supplier of technology and services presented an onboard computer for automated vehicles. Thanks to artificial intelligence (AI), the computer can apply machine learning methods.

OpenStack Elects Huawei as Platinum and H3C as Gold Member

OpenStack Elects Huawei as Platinum and H3C as Gold Member

14 Mar 2017 comment

The Board of Directors of the OpenStack Foundation elected Huawei as a Platinum Member and H3C as a Gold Member of the Foundation during its meeting on March 9, 2017. Huawei has built OpenStack-powered telecoms, enterprise and government clouds around the world, and the company has contributed dozens of developers and community organizers to the open source project. Huawei has been a Gold Member of the OpenStack Foundation since November 2013 and will now take the place of HPE as one of eight Platinum Members.

Android fast racing against Microsoft Windows

Android fast racing against Microsoft Windows

13 Mar 2017 comment

About five years ago, Microsoft Windows enjoyed a massive 80 percentage point lead over Android when it came to the operating systems used the most to access the internet around the world. When looking at all platforms, this gap has now narrowed to 1.2 points.

Ericsson Released Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Report

Ericsson Released Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Report

8 Mar 2017 comment

Ericsson's 24th annual Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility report published last week details progress toward connecting business and sustainability. Using Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a framework for the company's impact on society, the report summarizes Ericsson's achievements.

Column: New Heights, New Opportunities – Dronefest 2017

Column: New Heights, New Opportunities – Dronefest 2017

6 Mar 2017 comment

Tihomir Šašić, Program Manager UAS's at IN2 Group writes about this years' Dronefest, Croatian technology conference about UAVs that will be held late March in Zagreb.