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Huawei Defies Global Troubles With Accelerating Sales Growth

Huawei Defies Global Troubles With Accelerating Sales Growth

19 Mar 2019 comment

Huawei has withstood criminal charges and international scrutiny to post rising growth in the first two months of the year, according to Bloomberg.

Apple Announced New iPads

Apple Announced New iPads

19 Mar 2019 comment

Apple has announced two new iPads, a week before the company rolls out a media and entertainment bundle.

Germany's Bid to Catch Up on Digital Age Hinges on 5G Sale

Germany's Bid to Catch Up on Digital Age Hinges on 5G Sale

19 Mar 2019 comment

Germany’s effort to catch up to the digital age starts this week with an auction of the airwaves needed to build ultrafast 5G wireless networks, according to Bloomberg.

Oracle Slips on Disappointing Forecast as Cloud Woes Persist

Oracle Slips on Disappointing Forecast as Cloud Woes Persist

18 Mar 2019 comment

Oracle’s shares fell after the company gave a disappointing fourth-quarter revenue and profit forecast, according to Bloomberg.

Qualcomm and Bosch Announce Research Collaboration on 5G NR for IIoT

Qualcomm and Bosch Announce Research Collaboration on 5G NR for IIoT

18 Mar 2019 comment

Qualcomm and Bosch announced a research collaboration focused on 5G NR technology applications for the Industrial Internet of Things.

Apple Is Said to Pursue Prestigious Awards for New Video Service

Apple Is Said to Pursue Prestigious Awards for New Video Service

18 Mar 2019 comment

Apple is targeting prestigious awards for an upcoming slate of original movies and TV shows, according to Bloomberg, citing people familiar with the plans.

Tesla Raises Prices as Musk Backtracks on Closing Stores

Tesla Raises Prices as Musk Backtracks on Closing Stores

17 Mar 2019 comment

Elon Musk is backtracking from a jarring change in Tesla’s retailing strategy, keeping many of the company’s stores open and raising the prices of its electric cars as a result, according to Bloomberg.

Google Changes How It Displays Ads in Bid to Please EU

Google Changes How It Displays Ads in Bid to Please EU

17 Mar 2019 comment

Google is making changes to how it displays shopping, local and other search results as it tries to avoid EU criticism over its compliance with a 2017 antitrust order, according to Bloomberg.

AI Research Group Starts For-Profit Arm

AI Research Group Starts For-Profit Arm

16 Mar 2019 comment

OpenAI, the AI research group, is starting a for-profit arm that will allow it to raise more money, according to Bloomberg.

Qualcomm Wins Patent Infringement Case Against Apple in San Diego

Qualcomm Wins Patent Infringement Case Against Apple in San Diego

16 Mar 2019 comment

Qualcomm announced that a jury in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California has found that Apple's iPhone models 7, 7 Plus, 8, 8 Plus and X infringe three of their patents.

Social Media Blindsided by Mosque Shooter's Live Video

Social Media Blindsided by Mosque Shooter's Live Video

16 Mar 2019 comment

Social media platforms are facing harsher scrutiny after a shooter accused of killing 49 people in two mosques in New Zealand appeared to livestream the murders over the internet, according to Bloomberg.

Apple Faces Spotify Antitrust Complaint to EU Over App Store

Apple Faces Spotify Antitrust Complaint to EU Over App Store

15 Mar 2019 comment

Apple should be probed by the EU’s antitrust agency over how it allegedly squeezes rival music streaming services, Spotify said, according to Bloomberg.

IBM Named One of the 2019 World's Most Ethical Companies

IBM Named One of the 2019 World's Most Ethical Companies

15 Mar 2019 comment

IBM is being recognized as one of the 2019 World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute.

Facebook Says Server Change Caused Widespread Outage

Facebook Says Server Change Caused Widespread Outage

15 Mar 2019 comment

Facebook said a shift in the setup of its computer servers caused a widespread outage described as the largest ever recorded to hit the social-media network and its other services, according to Bloomberg.

News Corp. Wants Australia to Break Up Google

News Corp. Wants Australia to Break Up Google

14 Mar 2019 comment

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. Australia asked the country’s regulators to push to break up or effective separation of Google’s digital advertising business, according to Bloomberg.

Iskratel Drives Software-enabled Broadband Access with New ONF Collaboration

Iskratel Drives Software-enabled Broadband Access with New ONF Collaboration

14 Mar 2019 comment

Iskratel announced it has joined the Open Networking Foundation as an ONF Collaborator.

GSMA: EU Risks Undercutting 5G Future with Connected Car Legislation

GSMA: EU Risks Undercutting 5G Future with Connected Car Legislation

14 Mar 2019 comment

The European Commission made a technology choice in its Connected Car Legislation that, in the view of the GSMA, undercuts its own 5G Action Plan and jeopardises its digital competitiveness.

Twitter Boosts Reporting Feature to Plug Personal Data Sharing

Twitter Boosts Reporting Feature to Plug Personal Data Sharing

13 Mar 2019 comment

Twitter added to efforts to address concerns over privacy protection on social media, according to Bloomberg.

Top U.S. Universities Shun Cash From Huawei Under Trump Pressure

Top U.S. Universities Shun Cash From Huawei Under Trump Pressure

13 Mar 2019 comment

Top U.S. universities are shunning research money from Huawei amid pressure from Congress and the Trump administration, according to Bloomberg.

Apple Announces March 25 Event to Unveil Video and News Services

Apple Announces March 25 Event to Unveil Video and News Services

12 Mar 2019 comment

Apple announced an event March 25 where the iPhone maker is expected to introduce an original video programming service and a new premium magazine subscription plan, according to Bloomberg.

Nvidia to Buy Mellanox for $6.9 Billion in Data Center Push

Nvidia to Buy Mellanox for $6.9 Billion in Data Center Push

12 Mar 2019 comment

Nvidia agreed to buy chipmaker Mellanox for $6.9 billion, gaining expertise to help it push into the growing market for data center components, according to Bloomberg.

Facebook to Take Harsher Action Against Anti-Vaccine Content

Facebook to Take Harsher Action Against Anti-Vaccine Content

11 Mar 2019 comment

Facebook is taking steps to reduce the visibility of the anti-vaccine information in search and the news feed, according to Bloomberg.

Huawei and MTN Sign a Joint Business Innovation MoU

Huawei and MTN Sign a Joint Business Innovation MoU

11 Mar 2019 comment

Huawei announced it has signed a joint business innovation MoU with MTN at the 2019 Mobile World Congress.

Telefónica and Ericsson Sign AI-powered Network Operations Agreement

Telefónica and Ericsson Sign AI-powered Network Operations Agreement

11 Mar 2019 comment

Ericsson and Telefónica have penned a new four-to-six-year managed services deal for AI-powered Network Operations in the UK, Colombia, Peru, Ecuador and Uruguay.

Lightspeed Shares Soar in Debut After $179 Million IPO

Lightspeed Shares Soar in Debut After $179 Million IPO

11 Mar 2019 comment

Lightspeed, a software maker for retailers and restaurants, soared in its trading debut after raising $179 million in the biggest IPO by a Canadian tech company in almost nine years, according to Bloomberg.

Ericsson and VMware Collaborate to Simplify Network Virtualization for CSPs

Ericsson and VMware Collaborate to Simplify Network Virtualization for CSPs

10 Mar 2019 comment

Ericsson and VMware have signed a global alliance agreement that will simplify deploying and running a combination of Ericsson applications and VMware’s vCloud NFV platform for CSPs.

Hollywood Studios Dodge EU Fines on Sky U.K. Antitrust Pact

Hollywood Studios Dodge EU Fines on Sky U.K. Antitrust Pact

10 Mar 2019 comment

Walt Disney and other Hollywood studies avoided EU antitrust fines by settling a five-year probe into pay-TV contracts that hampered EU viewers from watching Sky’s U.K. broadcasts, according to Bloomberg.

Angry Birds Maker Seeks Backers for Netflix of Games Service

Angry Birds Maker Seeks Backers for Netflix of Games Service

10 Mar 2019 comment

The next success for the company behind Angry Birds could be two-fold, according to Bloomberg.

Apex Legends Hits 50 Million Players, Faster Than Fortnite

Apex Legends Hits 50 Million Players, Faster Than Fortnite

9 Mar 2019 comment

Electronic Arts said 50 million players have signed up for its Apex Legends video game in the title’s first month, according to Bloomberg.

Huawei Sues U.S. Over Equipment Ban, Escalating Legal Clash

Huawei Sues U.S. Over Equipment Ban, Escalating Legal Clash

9 Mar 2019 comment

Huawei sued the U.S. government for barring its equipment from certain networks, delivering a legal riposte to American accusations it aids China in espionage, according to Bloomberg.