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ZTE Accelerates Pre5G Evolution to Build 5G-Ready Networks

ZTE Accelerates Pre5G Evolution to Build 5G-Ready Networks

23 Oct 2017 comment

ZTE officially launched a total solution designed to accelerate the Pre5G evolution for 5G-ready networks. It represents a comprehensive upgrade following ZTE’s proposal on its Pre5G innovation philosophy and development of a series of solutions.

Converged Systems Revenue Increased 6.2% in 2Q17

Converged Systems Revenue Increased 6.2% in 2Q17

23 Oct 2017 comment

According to IDC, worldwide converged systems vendor revenues increased 6.2% year over year to $3.15 billion during the second quarter of 2017 (2Q17). The market consumed 1.78 exabytes of new storage capacity during the quarter, which was up 5.6% compared to the same period a year ago.

TSMC Foresees Double-Digit Sales Growth as iPhone X Hits Shelves

TSMC Foresees Double-Digit Sales Growth as iPhone X Hits Shelves

23 Oct 2017 comment

TSMC forecast 11 to 12 percent growth in revenue in the holiday quarter, when Apple’s much-anticipated iPhone X goes on sale, according to Bloomberg.

Public Cloud Services Revenue Will Reach $260 Billion in 2017

Public Cloud Services Revenue Will Reach $260 Billion in 2017

23 Oct 2017 comment

The worldwide public cloud services market revenue is projected to grow 18.5 percent in 2017 to total $260.2 billion, up from $219.6 billion in 2016, according to Gartner.

Facebook, Google and Twitter Will Send Lawyers to Face Congress

Facebook, Google and Twitter Will Send Lawyers to Face Congress

23 Oct 2017 comment

Facebook, Twitter and Google will all send their top lawyers to testify Nov. 1 in front of congressional committees investigating how Russian state actors used social networks and online platforms to interfere in the U.S. presidential election, according to Bloomberg.

Lyft Raises $1 Billion From Big New Ally in Battle With Uber

Lyft Raises $1 Billion From Big New Ally in Battle With Uber

22 Oct 2017 comment

Lyft raised $1 billion in a deal that values the ride-sharing startup at $11 billion, steps up competition with rival Uber and builds ties with internet giant Alphabet, according to Bloomberg.

Google Wants to Train Other Companies to Use its AI Tools

Google Wants to Train Other Companies to Use its AI Tools

22 Oct 2017 comment

Google is starting what it calls an "AI crash course" of free online tutorials, scripted by its staff, on how to write software that trains computers to translate text, sort images and understand videos, according to Bloomberg.

Chinese Smartphone Upstart That Beat Apple Is Now Venturing West

Chinese Smartphone Upstart That Beat Apple Is Now Venturing West

22 Oct 2017 comment

Vivo, the fast-growing smartphone brand backed by reclusive Chinese billionaire Duan Yongping, will begin selling to Western markets for the first time as it accelerates a global expansion, according to Bloomberg.

Samsung Electronics CEO Steps Down

Samsung Electronics CEO Steps Down

13 Oct 2017 comment

Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman and CEO Kwon Oh-hyun is stepping down after more than three decades at the company, saying that he’s making way for new leadership amid a corruption trial surrounding the de facto chief, according to Bloomberg.

Repsly Appoints Ivana Smoljan as VP of Engineering

Repsly Appoints Ivana Smoljan as VP of Engineering

11 Oct 2017 comment

Repsly, a SaaS company, announced the addition of Ivana Smoljan Dobranovic to the firm’s leadership team. She joins Repsly to head the company’s engineering team based in Zagreb, Croatia.

Adel Al-Saleh to Become DT Board Member and CEO of T-Systems

Adel Al-Saleh to Become DT Board Member and CEO of T-Systems

10 Oct 2017 comment

Adel B. Al-Saleh (53) will become new Member of the Board of Management at Deutsche Telekom and CEO of T-Systems on January 1, 2018. Adel succeeds Reinhard Clemens, who will, as was already announced, leave DT.

TSMC Foresees Double-Digit Sales Growth as iPhone X Hits Shelves

TSMC Foresees Double-Digit Sales Growth as iPhone X Hits Shelves

23 Oct 2017 comment

TSMC forecast 11 to 12 percent growth in revenue in the holiday quarter, when Apple’s much-anticipated iPhone X goes on sale, according to Bloomberg.

Facebook, Google and Twitter Will Send Lawyers to Face Congress

Facebook, Google and Twitter Will Send Lawyers to Face Congress

23 Oct 2017 comment

Facebook, Twitter and Google will all send their top lawyers to testify Nov. 1 in front of congressional committees investigating how Russian state actors used social networks and online platforms to interfere in the U.S. presidential election, according to Bloomberg.

Lyft Raises $1 Billion From Big New Ally in Battle With Uber

Lyft Raises $1 Billion From Big New Ally in Battle With Uber

22 Oct 2017 comment

Lyft raised $1 billion in a deal that values the ride-sharing startup at $11 billion, steps up competition with rival Uber and builds ties with internet giant Alphabet, according to Bloomberg.

ZTE Accelerates Pre5G Evolution to Build 5G-Ready Networks

ZTE Accelerates Pre5G Evolution to Build 5G-Ready Networks

23 Oct 2017 comment

ZTE officially launched a total solution designed to accelerate the Pre5G evolution for 5G-ready networks. It represents a comprehensive upgrade following ZTE’s proposal on its Pre5G innovation philosophy and development of a series of solutions.

5G Readiness on the Rise

5G Readiness on the Rise

17 Oct 2017 comment

Ericsson has released the 5G Readiness Survey 2017. The report shows that many operators have accelerated preparations for the new technology and trials are being carried out by 78 percent of the respondents.

5G New Radio Connection With 2 Gigabits per Second

5G New Radio Connection With 2 Gigabits per Second

14 Oct 2017 comment

Four radio cells in the Deutsche Telekom network are demonstrating the future of communication right now. The antennas in Berlin are the first in Europe with a live 5G connection in a real world setting.

U.K. Sees 630 Billion Pounds Gain on Artificial Intelligence by 2035

U.K. Sees 630 Billion Pounds Gain on Artificial Intelligence by 2035

22 Oct 2017 comment

Artificial intelligence could add 630 billion pounds to the U.K. economy by 2035, a government-commissioned report said, according to Bloomberg.

Symantec Powers Consumer Security With the Microsoft Cloud

Symantec Powers Consumer Security With the Microsoft Cloud

19 Oct 2017 comment

Microsoft announced that cybersecurity leader Symantec is using the Azure cloud to help deliver its Norton consumer products to a global community of more than 50 million people and families. Azure provides Symantec with a highly reliable, trusted cloud that offers global scale and cost efficiencies.

IBM Announces Blockchain Solution to Speed Global Payments

IBM Announces Blockchain Solution to Speed Global Payments

19 Oct 2017 comment

IBM announced a new blockchain banking solution that will help financial institutions address the processes of universal cross-border payments, designed to reduce the settlement time and lower the cost of completing global payments for businesses and consumers.

DJI Unveils Technology To Identify And Track Airborne Drones

DJI Unveils Technology To Identify And Track Airborne Drones

18 Oct 2017 comment

DJI has unveiled AeroScope, its new solution to identify and monitor airborne drones with existing technology that can address safety, security and privacy concerns.

Intel Says New Chip Shows Rapid Progress in Quantum Computing

Intel Says New Chip Shows Rapid Progress in Quantum Computing

15 Oct 2017 comment

Intel said it delivered a test chip to a research partner that demonstrates the rapid progress being made in the field of quantum computing, according to Bloomberg. That chip, in theory would, be able to perform tasks on huge amounts of data and do it faster than regular computers.

Battery Maker Backed by African Fuel Company Seeks More Cash

Battery Maker Backed by African Fuel Company Seeks More Cash

8 Oct 2017 comment

A U.K. battery maker backed by the biggest producer of fuel from coal is raising new funds to develop novel technology for airplanes, drones and spaceships, according to Bloomberg.