German software maker SAP plans to capitalize on the Trump administration’s efforts to encourage the repatriation of cash held by U.S. companies overseas, which could set the stage for spending by businesses on large-scale software upgrades, according to Bloomberg.
The European Union is seeking to draft “future-proof” solutions for how Google might change its shopping search service, according to Bloomberg citing people familiar with the probe into the search-engine giant.
Toshiba’s shares jumped as much as 10 percent after a hedge fund disclosed that it had become the embattled conglomerate’s biggest shareholder, fueled by optimism that the company will be able to cope with a looming multibillion-dollar writedown from its Westinghouse nuclear-equipment business, according to Bloomberg.
Samsung apologized for its involvement in scandals that’ve led to the ouster of South Korea’s president and the recall of its Note 7 smartphones, pledging to improve governance in the face of pressure from investors, according to Bloomberg.
The fourth international conference ICT Security 2017 will be held May 30-31, 2017 at the Hotel Crowne Plaza in Belgrade, Serbia. One of the most important events in the region that deals with advanced issues in information security is organized by eSecurity Association.
Samsung’s shareholders will be meeting for the first time since the arrest of de facto chief Jay Y. Lee, with questions looming over whether any changes to its corporate structure are in store, according to Bloomberg.
The CeBIT show in Hannover, Germany, is the world’s leading trade fair for the digitalization of the economy, society and government. It carries a powerful message that resonates with top-level IT industry decision-makers from around the globe.
Google’s advertising crisis went global after some of the biggest marketers, including AT&T and Johnson & Johnson, halted spending on YouTube and the internet company’s display network, citing concern their ads would run alongside offensive videos, according to Bloomberg.
Google is giving marketers more control over their online ads after a slew of brands halted spending in the U.K. over concerns about offensive content, according to Bloomberg. The Alphabet unit also expanded its definition of hate speech under its advertising policy to include new protected groups.
Billionaire Jack Ma’s Ant Financial is considering whether to make a higher offer for MoneyGram, according to Bloomberg citing a person familiar with the negotiations, after the U.S. company said a smaller rival’s bid could be a better deal.
CeBIT, that started in Hannover, Germany, will put the spotlight on the possibilities and opportunities of digitalization in an action-packed showcase themed "d!conomy – no limits". The five-day show will feature around 3,000 exhibitors from 70 nations, and attract some 200,000 visitors from around the globe.
Samsung is in preliminary talks to expand its manufacturing operations in the U.S. with a new facility for home appliances, according to Bloomberg. South Korean technology giant expects to spend at least $300 million on the project and is discussing the plans with at least five states, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Will Smith’s next movie, part cop flick, part sci-fi, has all the makings of a Hollywood blockbuster except one. When “Bright” is released later this year it’ll be playing on Netflix’s streaming service, not thousands of theater screens, according to Bloomberg.
Microsoft officially rolled out its Teams workplace-collaboration software, counting on integration with its ubiquitous Office and Outlook programs and partnerships with popular business software makers such as SAP to challenge Slack for big corporate customers, according to Bloomberg.
The Croatian team, selected through a public call by the Central Bureau of Statistics, won the first place at the first European Big Data Hackathon, which was initiated by Eurostat and the European Commission. Among 22 national teams competing, both evaluation teams – for statistics and technology – were thrilled by the software solution that uses results of statistical surveys and publicly available data to provide insight into the characteristics of the labor market, i.e. shows a regional gap in the current skills of people seeking employment and needs of certain jobs across the EU.
Swatch Group said it’s developing an alternative to the iOS and Android operating systems for smartwatches as Switzerland’s largest maker of timepieces vies with Silicon Valley for control of consumers’ wrists, according to Bloomberg.
Oracle posted third-quarter revenue and profit that topped analysts’ estimates, signaling growing demand for their cloud-based services that compete with Amazon and Salesforce, according to Bloomberg. Profit before certain items was 69 cents a share, compared with an average estimate of 62 cents.
The U.S. government accused Russia of directing some of the world’s most notorious cybercriminals to break into computer systems, namely a half-billion accounts at Yahoo, in a broad scheme that married illicit profits and intelligence gathering, acording to Bloomberg.
As Dutch voters went to the polls yesterday, a swath of high-profile Twitter accounts have been hacked, with the attackers posting content supporting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in his feud with Germany and the Netherlands, according to Bloomberg.
The U.S. charged four people, including two Russian intelligence officers, over the theft of hundreds of millions of accounts of Yahoo users from a computer breach that threatened to derail its acquisition by Verizon, according to Bloomberg.
Germany threatened to fine social networks as much as 50 million euros if they fail to give users the option to complain about hate speech and fake news or refuse to remove illegal content, according to Bloomberg.
Teraco Data Environments, which claims it is the largest provider of data-center services in Africa, said it raised 1.2 billion rand ($90 million) from South African lender Barclays Africa to invest in information-technology infrastructure on the continent, according to Bloomberg.
Pandora announced that Pandora Premium, its first ever on-demand streaming tier, launches this week. Invites for a free trial of Pandora Premium roll out to selected listeners on March 15 and an option to upgrade will be available to all listeners over the coming weeks.
MyTaxi is to begin converting London users of its acquired Hailo app to the German company’s smartphone software, as the unit of Daimler begins its fightback against Uber in the U.K. capital, according to Bloomberg.