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Toshiba Sees Record Loss as Nuclear Unit Files Bankruptcy

Toshiba Sees Record Loss as Nuclear Unit Files Bankruptcy

29 Mar 2017 comment

Toshiba projected its annual loss could more than double to a record 1.01 trillion yen ($9.1 billion) as its U.S. nuclear unit Westinghouse filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, according to Bloomberg. The collapse of Westinghouse, once the linchpin of Toshiba’s plans to diversify away from consumer electronics, caps a disastrous run for the Japanese conglomerate as project delays crippled earnings from the nuclear plant business.

Canon Buys U.K. Photo Startup in Bid for Smartphone Relevance

Canon Buys U.K. Photo Startup in Bid for Smartphone Relevance

29 Mar 2017 comment

Canon is buying U.K. startup Kite, a company that helps people order photo albums, mugs or phone cases customized with images from their smartphone cameras, according to Bloomberg.

What Creates Competition in Telecom Market

What Creates Competition in Telecom Market

29 Mar 2017 comment

Telecom operators, regulators and competition authorities need to update their knowledge of what creates competition in the market, according to Strand Consult’s report. Consolidation in the telecom market is heating up around the world, particularly in Europe.

Big Data and Business Analytics Revenues Will Reach $150.8 Billion in 2017

Big Data and Business Analytics Revenues Will Reach $150.8 Billion in 2017

29 Mar 2017 comment

A new update to the Worldwide Semiannual Big Data and Analytics Spending Guide from IDC forecasts worldwide revenues for big data and business analytics (BDA) will reach $150.8 billion in 2017, an increase of 12.4% over 2016.

Ericsson Sees Up to $1.7 Billion in Costs as Revamp Begins

Ericsson Sees Up to $1.7 Billion in Costs as Revamp Begins

29 Mar 2017 comment

Ericsson will book as much as 15 billion kronor ($1.7 billion) in extra costs in the first quarter as new CEO Borje Ekholm cuts back the wireless network maker after four straight quarters of declining revenue, according to Bloomberg.

Rudd to Meet Social-Media Companies on Fighting Terrorism

Rudd to Meet Social-Media Companies on Fighting Terrorism

29 Mar 2017 comment

U.K. Home Secretary Amber Rudd will meet social-media companies to ask for help in combating terrorism after calling on Facebook to open the encryption of its WhatsApp messaging system to security services, according to Bloomberg.

Samsung Opens Door to Re-Selling Note 7s as Refurbished Phones

Samsung Opens Door to Re-Selling Note 7s as Refurbished Phones

28 Mar 2017 comment

Samsung has detailed its plans for the millions of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones it pulled off shelves when some caught fire last year, including recycling materials and potentially letting customers use them as refurbished devices, according to Bloomberg.

Uber to Withdraw From Denmark

Uber to Withdraw From Denmark

28 Mar 2017 comment

Uber is closing its ride-hailing service in Denmark ahead of regulation changes it said would make its app unworkable for consumers, according to Bloomberg. The company said it’s stopping the service used by 2,000 private drivers in the country as of April 18.

Ericsson Sees Up to $1.7 Billion in Costs as Revamp Begins

Ericsson Sees Up to $1.7 Billion in Costs as Revamp Begins

29 Mar 2017 comment

Ericsson will book as much as 15 billion kronor ($1.7 billion) in extra costs in the first quarter as new CEO Borje Ekholm cuts back the wireless network maker after four straight quarters of declining revenue, according to Bloomberg.

Traditional Companies Embrace Digitalisation With MWCapital

Traditional Companies Embrace Digitalisation With MWCapital

10 Mar 2017 comment

Mobile World Capital Barcelona (MWCapital) have gathered more than 130 companies from traditional industry sectors through its GoingDigital programme between 27 February and 1 March within the framework of GSMA Mobile World Congress and 4YFN.

Healthcare CEOs Concerned About Cyber Threats

Healthcare CEOs Concerned About Cyber Threats

7 Mar 2017 comment

Most healthcare CEOs believe it’s harder for businesses to gain and keep trust in the digital world, citing cyber threats as a growing concern and breaches in data security and ethics as the number one risk to stakeholders’ trust.

Toshiba Sees Record Loss as Nuclear Unit Files Bankruptcy

Toshiba Sees Record Loss as Nuclear Unit Files Bankruptcy

29 Mar 2017 comment

Toshiba projected its annual loss could more than double to a record 1.01 trillion yen ($9.1 billion) as its U.S. nuclear unit Westinghouse filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, according to Bloomberg. The collapse of Westinghouse, once the linchpin of Toshiba’s plans to diversify away from consumer electronics, caps a disastrous run for the Japanese conglomerate as project delays crippled earnings from the nuclear plant business.

Canon Buys U.K. Photo Startup in Bid for Smartphone Relevance

Canon Buys U.K. Photo Startup in Bid for Smartphone Relevance

29 Mar 2017 comment

Canon is buying U.K. startup Kite, a company that helps people order photo albums, mugs or phone cases customized with images from their smartphone cameras, according to Bloomberg.

Rudd to Meet Social-Media Companies on Fighting Terrorism

Rudd to Meet Social-Media Companies on Fighting Terrorism

29 Mar 2017 comment

U.K. Home Secretary Amber Rudd will meet social-media companies to ask for help in combating terrorism after calling on Facebook to open the encryption of its WhatsApp messaging system to security services, according to Bloomberg.

Ericsson Tries to Avoid Patent War by Publishing Rates for 5G

Ericsson Tries to Avoid Patent War by Publishing Rates for 5G

22 Mar 2017 comment

Ericsson has taken the unusual step of publicly setting a price tag on what it will cost to license their technology for the next generation of high-speed mobile phone networks, according to Bloomberg.

Vodafone and Idea merge in Fat Big Telco in India

Vodafone and Idea merge in Fat Big Telco in India

20 Mar 2017 comment

Vodafone's Indian unit agreed to merge with Idea Cellular to create a wireless company that’s more than twice as big as AT&T by subscribers, and a new leader in a market that’s so competitive after India’s richest man offered phone calls for free, according to Bloomberg.

Amazon Open for Pushing Content Through Cable

Amazon Open for Pushing Content Through Cable

18 Mar 2017 comment

Amazon, the e-commerce giant that’s shaking up the entertainment industry, says it’s open to pursuing deals to stream content through cable operators’ set-top boxes, much like Netflix has done in the U.S. and Europe, according to Bloomberg.

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.

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.