For the first time in Europe, Huawei, Vodafone Germany, and Bosch have successfully tested the extended usage of Cellular vehicle to everything (C-V2X R14) in combination with Bosch’s Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) driver assistance system.
Political ad buyers on Facebook, Google and other online platforms could face stricter disclosure requirements after the Federal Election Commission voted unanimously to move ahead on new rules for the internet, according to Bloomberg.
Microsoft will open data centers in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, its first in the Middle East, part of their rapid geographic expansion to win cloud-computing business worldwide and pry customers from Amazon, according to Bloomberg.
Google will ban online advertisements promoting cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings starting in June, part of a broader crackdown on the marketing of a new breed of high-risk financial products, according to Bloomberg.
Dropbox is aiming to go public at a valuation well below the $10 billion it clocked in its last private funding round, despite posting healthy revenue growth and turning cash-flow positive in the intervening four years, according to Bloomberg.
Technology is rapidly disrupting economies, legal frameworks and industries including the financial services industry. In 2017, IDC estimated that banks and financial services organizations in Europe were expected to spend approximately EUR 90 billion on IT with a growing proportion of this to be invested in new cloud technologies such as analytics and mobile.
One of VMware’s largest investors called on its board to end talks with Dell about a potential reverse merger, arguing it would be a “terrible deal” for the company and shareholders, according to Bloomberg.
Predicting demand for rides has been a key part of Uber’s strategy for disrupting taxi and transport providers. Now, Toyota is betting that it can direct drivers just as efficiently, according to Bloomberg.
Snap has been full of surprises in its first year as a public company, including a controversial redesign. The latest one may be turning profitable three years sooner than Wall Street had imagined, according to Bloomberg.
Dell reported an increase in revenue in the fourth quarter after a retooling of its sales team to target its biggest enterprise clients and a jump in corporate demand for servers, according to Bloomberg.