Lenovo, which breathed new life into IBM’s personal-computer business, bet that it could do the same with mobile phones and data centers, according to Bloomberg. Now, it’s beginning to look like that gamble is dragging the Chinese manufacturer in the wrong direction.
This year, the world’s largest social network will see a decline among teen users in the U.S., according to Bloomberg, citing a forecast by eMarketer. It’s the first time the research company has predicted a fall in Facebook usage for any age group.
(ISC)² today announced the results of the annual election for its Board of Directors and Croatian expert Biljana Cerin becomes one of them. The 13-member board provides strategy, governance and oversight for the organization, grants certifications to qualifying candidates and enforces adherence to the (ISC)² Code of Ethics.
Infosys begins the search for a new CEO this week with a tough set of requirements for any candidate, according to Bloomberg. That person must be capable of leading a 200,000 employee organization, willing to tackle sweeping changes in the outsourcing industry and brave enough to drop in the middle of open warfare between the company’s board and co-founders.
Google is developing new tools designed to boost subscriptions for news publishers, according to Bloomberg. It follows a similar olive branch from Facebook to an industry that has seen the digital behemoths take over the online advertising market.
Effective integration of privacy into all business processes is only possible by raising awareness of the importance of personal information, the benefits their processing brings to an individual and society, as well as the negative impact that unethical use of personal data may have.
Tencent is reaping the rewards of marrying social media with mobile gaming, according to Bloomberg. The Chinese internet giant posted its fastest revenue growth in seven years and a record profit that surpassed estimates by 35 percent, thanks to its marquee hack-and-slash title Honour of Kings.
Ericsson sued smartphone maker Wiko, in the regional courts of Düsseldorf and Mannheim in Germany, for infringement of patents essential for 2G, 3G and 4G cellular technology, as well as implementation patents.
Uber’s co-founder Travis Kalanick fired back at investor Benchmark, saying its lawsuit seeking to oust him from the ride-hailing company’s board is based on “a fabrication” and accused the firm of threats and intimidation, according to Bloomberg.
Apple plans to spend about $1 billion on original programming in the next 12 months, intensifying efforts to compete with Amazon and Netflix in video streaming, according to Bloomberg, citing people familiar with the plan.
Finnish company HMD Global unveiled its latest Nokia-branded smartphone in a first bid to win over Samsung and Apple customers, according to Bloomberg. The Nokia 8 will be available in September and will retail for a global average price of 599 euros, HMD said.
Google yanked its web domain support for the Daily Stormer three hours after the neo-Nazi website moved to the search engine’s registry system following its rejection from another, according to Bloomberg.
IBM CEO Ginni Rometty, who had been a member of U.S. President Donald Trump’s strategy and policy advisory group, said the panel was dissolved Wednesday after members determined that it could “no longer serve the purpose for which it was formed,” according to Bloomberg.
In an effort to retain advertisers and slow the advance of Google and Facebook, European broadcasters are setting aside traditional rivalries to forge alliances that offer wider reach for ads and internet-style data about audiences, according to Bloomberg.
In a fierce competition among well known smartphone producers, such as Samsung, Huawei, Sony, Honor and LG, Croatian company Hangar18 has won a prestigious award for the EISA Best Buy Smartphone 2017-2018.
Uber is in exclusive talks to line up funding from four investors, but a deal, which could reach as much as $12 billion, hangs on the outcome of a courtroom brawl between two board members, according to Bloomberg.
A Twitter account called @YesYoureRacist sparked controversy after exhorting its 300,000 followers to identify white nationalist and supremacist protesters from last weekend’s march and violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, according to Bloomberg.
Rovio Entertainment is planning an initial public offering as early as next month that could value the maker of the Angry Birds mobile games and movie at about $2 billion, according to Bloomberg, citing people familiar with the matter.
DPIA is the heart of GDPR. At its core, GDPR wants to restore control of personal information to owners through a change of thinking about them, and responsible behavior towards personal data at the social level can only be achieved by educating generations that are conscious of risks of irresponsible or malicious use of personal data.
Microsoft and Kaspersky have settled a dispute that led to antitrust complaints in Europe and an investigation in Russia, according to Bloomberg. As part of the agreement, Microsoft will make changes to the next update of Windows this fall.
Toshiba’s talks to sell its chips business to a consortium led by Bain Capital hit an impasse over the timing of payments for the business and governance issues, according to Bloomberg, citing people familiar with the matter.