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LG Presents New Smartphone at IFA 2017

LG Presents New Smartphone at IFA 2017

2 Sep 2017 comment

LG took the wraps off their new mobile device, LG V30. The latest iteration of the company’s V series flagship smartphones was presented this week in Berlin at the IFA show.

IFA 2017: Sony Unveils Its New Innovations

IFA 2017: Sony Unveils Its New Innovations

1 Sep 2017 comment

At the IFA show in Berlin, Sony is set to showcase an array of its latest products. One day before the official start of IFA, Japanese company showcased its new products at a press conference.

IFA 2017: New Smart Devices From Lenovo

IFA 2017: New Smart Devices From Lenovo

1 Sep 2017 comment

Lenovo announced new smart devices that are using artificial intelligence, augmented and virtual reality. At the special event in Berlin they unveiled Mirage AR headset, Moto X4 smartphone, Tab 4 Home Assistant and Yoga 920.

Apple Will Debut Revamped iPhone on September 12 Launch Event

Apple Will Debut Revamped iPhone on September 12 Launch Event

1 Sep 2017 comment

Apple has set Sept. 12 for its most significant new product announcement in years, according to Bloomberg.

IFA 2017: New DJI Drones Showcased in Berlin

IFA 2017: New DJI Drones Showcased in Berlin

1 Sep 2017 comment

DJI, the world's leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, has introduced two new drones, the Mavic Pro Platinum and Phantom 4 Pro Obsidian and announced the 'Sphere' mode for the Spark at IFA 2017 in Berlin.

Panasonic Presents New Products, Technologies and Innovations at IFA 2017

Panasonic Presents New Products, Technologies and Innovations at IFA 2017

31 Aug 2017 comment

At a press conference, held yesterday in Berlin, Panasonic announced its latest products, tehnologies and innovations that will be presented at IFA. Under the motto ‘A Better Life, A Better World’, the company showcased some of its products that will hit the sotres later this year.

Uber Confirms Dara Khosrowshahi as CEO

Uber Confirms Dara Khosrowshahi as CEO

31 Aug 2017 comment

Dara Khosrowshahi is the new CEO of Uber Technologies, according to Bloomberg. The ride-hailing company has confirmed the reports, as well as comments he made to the press.

Samsung Presents The New Normal Campaign at IFA 2017

Samsung Presents The New Normal Campaign at IFA 2017

31 Aug 2017 comment

Samsung showcased its latest consumer products and technology in Berlin that are, the company claims, helping make the impossible tomorrow’s ‘new normal’. During its press conference the Korean giant highlighted its focus on the craftsmanship and connectivity of its products, along with partnerships that are enabling its technology to rapidly set new standards.

German Carmakers Urged to Challenge Tesla by Senior Merkel Aide

German Carmakers Urged to Challenge Tesla by Senior Merkel Aide

30 Aug 2017 comment

German automakers must invest more in electric vehicles and take on Elon Musk’s Tesla, Chancellor Angela Merkel’s chief of staff said, according to Bloomberg.

Oracle Hiring 5,000 for Cloud Business in Race With Salesforce

Oracle Hiring 5,000 for Cloud Business in Race With Salesforce

30 Aug 2017 comment

Oracle is hiring another 5,000 employees for its cloud software business as it fights Salesforce for market share in the fast-growing industry, according to Bloomberg.

IFA 2017 is Fully Booked

IFA 2017 is Fully Booked

30 Aug 2017 comment

With 1,823 exhibitors and 159,000 square meters of sold-out show floor, IFA confirms its role as the leading showcase for the global technology industry. IFA 2017 will host not only more innovation and product launches than any previous event; it also presents more digital lifestyle products in one place than any other show worldwide.

Google Will Comply With EU Search Demands to Avoid More Fines

Google Will Comply With EU Search Demands to Avoid More Fines

30 Aug 2017 comment

Google will comply with Europe’s demands to change the way it runs its shopping search service, a rare instance of the internet giant bowing to regulatory pressure to avoid more fines, according to Bloomberg.

Expedia Drops With CEO Khosrowshahi is Taking Over Top Position at Uber

Expedia Drops With CEO Khosrowshahi is Taking Over Top Position at Uber

30 Aug 2017 comment

Dara Khosrowshahi saw Expedia through 12 years of stock gains, multibillion-dollar acquisitions and fierce competition. According to Bloomberg, he has taken the opportunity to take the hot seat of Uber CEO.

U.S. Seeks to Curb Freedom of Cyber-Crook, or Hero, Hutchins

U.S. Seeks to Curb Freedom of Cyber-Crook, or Hero, Hutchins

29 Aug 2017 comment

A British security researcher charged in the U.S. with creating malware used to hack banking systems has too much freedom while awaiting trial and may skip the country, government prosecutors warned a judge, according to Bloomberg.

Amazon Primes Whole Foods for More Visitors

Amazon Primes Whole Foods for More Visitors

29 Aug 2017 comment

Starting this week, Amazon will lavish its most loyal customers with benefits and more when they shop at Whole Foods, the high-end grocery chain it's buying for $13.7 billion, according to Bloomberg.

Samsung Will Invest $7 Billion in China Flash-Memory Production

Samsung Will Invest $7 Billion in China Flash-Memory Production

29 Aug 2017 comment

Samsung, the world’s biggest maker of memory chips, will invest $7 billion in a Chinese semiconductor plant to meet growing demand for the NAND flash memory used in smartphones and other devices, according to Bloomberg.

Big school of GDPR  Lesson 10: Legal Aspects - How to Avoid Penalty?

Big school of GDPR Lesson 10: Legal Aspects - How to Avoid Penalty?

29 Aug 2017 comment

The violation of the right to privacy, irresponsible behavior towards personal data and their misuse to generate profits, and at the cost of causing an individual's damage, has become the business practice of many. Technologically advanced companies such as those in the telecom and banking sector, and innovative startups that today offer public services to millions, and even billions of users, brought the processing of personal data to perfection.

CROZ opens their subsidiary in the Netherlands

CROZ opens their subsidiary in the Netherlands

28 Aug 2017 comment

Motivated by excellent business results in the markets of Great Britain and Germany, CROZ has decided to move on to other prestigious European markets. The primary objective is to expand into the markets of the Benelux and Scandinavian countries, and the first step was to open an office in the Netherlands. The CROZ d.o.o. daughter company, BV, started to operate in the beginning of August and will be led by Executive Director, Martin Stenkilde. He has a vast knowledge in the field of technology and extensive experience in building and running complex sales networks in Europe and the USA. He will play a key role in the expansion of CROZ’ operations in the Northern European markets.

Uber Is Said to Favor Whitman for CEO as Immelt Withdraws

Uber Is Said to Favor Whitman for CEO as Immelt Withdraws

28 Aug 2017 comment

Uber is moving closer to picking a new CEO, who will fill the seat left vacant for more than two months since the abrupt ouster of co-founder Travis Kalanick, according to Bloomberg.

Cyber Bank Robbers Steal $225 Million in Ethereum This Year

Cyber Bank Robbers Steal $225 Million in Ethereum This Year

28 Aug 2017 comment

Phishing scams have helped push up criminal losses to about $225 million this year, according to Bloomberg, citing Chainalysis.

HTC Is Said to Explore Strategic Options

HTC Is Said to Explore Strategic Options

28 Aug 2017 comment

HTC, the beleaguered manufacturer that once ranked among the world’s top smartphone makers, is exploring options that could range from separating its virtual-reality business to a full sale of the company, according to Bloomberg, citing people familiar with the matter.

Apple Is Said to Plan 4K TV Box Reveal

Apple Is Said to Plan 4K TV Box Reveal

27 Aug 2017 comment

Apple is planning to unveil a renewed focus on the living room with an upgraded Apple TV set-top box that can stream 4K video and highlight live television content such as news and sports, according to Bloomberg, citing people familiar with the matter.

Uber Investor Escalates Kalanick Clash Over CEO Search

Uber Investor Escalates Kalanick Clash Over CEO Search

26 Aug 2017 comment

Venture-capital firm Benchmark asked a judge to temporarily block Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick from filling two vacant company board seats, claiming his interference hampers the search for his successor as chief executive officer, according to Bloomberg.

U.K. Warns Tech Industry May Be Damaged Without Brexit Deal

U.K. Warns Tech Industry May Be Damaged Without Brexit Deal

26 Aug 2017 comment

Britain risks damaging crucial parts of its technology industry unless it can secure an unprecedented deal with the European Union on data exchange after Brexit, according to Bloomberg, citing a government paper.

Toshiba and Western Digital Are Negotiating on Deal, Kyodo Says

Toshiba and Western Digital Are Negotiating on Deal, Kyodo Says

25 Aug 2017 comment

Toshiba is in advanced discussions to sell its chips unit to a consortium that includes Western Digital, switching from a previously announced preferred bidding group led by Bain Capital, according to Bloomberg, citing Kyodo News.

Samsung Heir Sentenced to Five Years for Graft Conviction

Samsung Heir Sentenced to Five Years for Graft Conviction

25 Aug 2017 comment

Jay Y. Lee, vice chairman of Samsung Electronics, was convicted of bribery and sentenced to five years in prison, a blow to the heir apparent of the world’s biggest maker of smartphones and memory chips, according to Bloomberg.

Uber Narrows Loss to $645 Million, Boosts Revenue in Turmoil

Uber Narrows Loss to $645 Million, Boosts Revenue in Turmoil

25 Aug 2017 comment

Even as Uber’s investors mounted a revolt against the then-CEO over a string of self-inflicted scandals, the ride-hailing company’s financial performance continued to improve in the second quarter of the year, according to Bloomberg.

Samsung Seeks to Restore Reputation With Flame-Free Note 8

Samsung Seeks to Restore Reputation With Flame-Free Note 8

25 Aug 2017 comment

The stakes are high for Samsung’s rollout of the Note 8, after the previous model’s exploding battery fiasco last year, according to Bloomberg. “None of us will ever forget what happened last year,” Samsung Mobile chief executive DJ Koh told a New York audience at the phone’s unveiling.

Merkel Hits Games Convention in Bid for Vanishing Youth Vote

Merkel Hits Games Convention in Bid for Vanishing Youth Vote

24 Aug 2017 comment

Angela Merkel is freshening up her campaign persona after 12 years as German chancellor, hobnobbing at Europe’s biggest computer-gaming convention as she seeks to reverse her party’s woeful record in capturing younger voters, according to Bloomberg.

Salesforce Raises Annual Forecast on Bigger Product Lineup

Salesforce Raises Annual Forecast on Bigger Product Lineup

24 Aug 2017 comment

Salesforce raised its revenue forecast for the fiscal year, showing confidence that its expanded lineup of cloud-based software will continue to attract new business, according to Bloomberg.