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Google Unveils Pixel 6 Smartphones

Google Unveils Pixel 6 Smartphones

21 Oct 2021 comment

Google announced new Pixel smartphones, focusing on camera technology and AI in an updated form-factor.

Facebook to Change Company Name and Rebrand

Facebook to Change Company Name and Rebrand

21 Oct 2021 comment

Facebook is planning to rebrand with a new group name that focuses on the metaverse, according to the report by the Verge.

Apple Unveils New Laptops Powered by Custom Chips

Apple Unveils New Laptops Powered by Custom Chips

20 Oct 2021 comment

Apple announced its new laptops based on custom chips, new AirPods and HomePod minis, and a deeper integration of Apple Music with Siri.

China Sales Pulls Down Ericsson’s Earnings in 3Q21

China Sales Pulls Down Ericsson’s Earnings in 3Q21

20 Oct 2021 comment

In a financial report for the third quarter of 2021, Ericsson posted a 2% decline in sales compared with the same period last year.

Veracomp Becomes Distributor for Palo Alto Networks’ Cybersecurity Solutions

Veracomp Becomes Distributor for Palo Alto Networks’ Cybersecurity Solutions

19 Oct 2021 comment

Veracomp has signed a distribution agreement to offer Palo Alto Networks solutions across Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, North Macedonia, Montenegro, Albania and Kosovo.

AI Software Can Automate Dentistry Diagnosis Process

AI Software Can Automate Dentistry Diagnosis Process

18 Oct 2021 comment

Many industries use digital devices to improve and accelerate processes nowadays, but not all of them have fully implemented artificial intelligence in a way that can be considered a groundbreaking innovation yet, said co-founder of Ideavers Andrea Vecci in an interview with ICTbusiness.info.

Salesforce Completes Acquisition of LevelJump

Salesforce Completes Acquisition of LevelJump

16 Oct 2021 comment

Salesforce has completed its acquisition of LevelJump, a sales enablement and readiness solution built on the Salesforce platform.

IBM Commits to Skill 30 Million People Globally by 2030

IBM Commits to Skill 30 Million People Globally by 2030

16 Oct 2021 comment

IBM announced a commitment and global plan to provide 30 million people of all ages with new skills needed for the jobs of tomorrow by 2030.

Orange Invests €1.3 Million in Telemedicine Startup Rofim

Orange Invests €1.3 Million in Telemedicine Startup Rofim

16 Oct 2021 comment

Orange’s investment company invested €1.3 million into France-based telemedicine start-up Rofim to improve patient care through digital healthcare services.

Google Launches Distributed Cloud

Google Launches Distributed Cloud

15 Oct 2021 comment

Google became the third hyperscale computing operation to shift its cloud architecture to operator data centers and edge locations.

European Parliament Seeks Free Roaming Extension

European Parliament Seeks Free Roaming Extension

15 Oct 2021 comment

European authorities want to extend rules providing consumers with free roaming services when travelling in the European Union.

Honor Beats US Sanctions with Google Services

Honor Beats US Sanctions with Google Services

14 Oct 2021 comment

Honor completed a significant coup by securing Google Mobile Services as the software platform for its Honor 50 range ahead of a reported expansion in availability.

Apple Says Cybercrime Risks to Rise if they Allow Others' Software

Apple Says Cybercrime Risks to Rise if they Allow Others' Software

14 Oct 2021 comment

Apple warned that EU draft rules, that would force it to allow users to install software from outside its App Store, will boost the risk of cybercrime.

IBM Board of Directors Approves Separation of Kyndryl

IBM Board of Directors Approves Separation of Kyndryl

13 Oct 2021 comment

IBM announced that its board of directors has approved the previously announced separation of Kyndryl, the company’s managed infrastructure services business.

EC to Probe Nvidia-Arm Deal

EC to Probe Nvidia-Arm Deal

13 Oct 2021 comment

Nvidia will face a European roadblock to an acquisition of UK-based chip designer Arm.

Samsung Presents Foundry Capacity Boost Plans

Samsung Presents Foundry Capacity Boost Plans

12 Oct 2021 comment

Samsung unveiled plan to boost the production capacity of its foundry business and start mass production of chips using 2nm processing technology in 2025.

Sony, TSMC Consider Building Joint Chip Factory

Sony, TSMC Consider Building Joint Chip Factory

11 Oct 2021 comment

TSMC and Sony could make a joint investment of approximately $7 billion into a chip factory in Japan.

Siemens Acquires Wattsense to Boost IoT Systems for Buildings

Siemens Acquires Wattsense to Boost IoT Systems for Buildings

10 Oct 2021 comment

Siemens Smart Infrastructure has completed the acquisition of French startup Wattsense.

Samsung Forecasts Double-Digit Growth in Q3

Samsung Forecasts Double-Digit Growth in Q3

9 Oct 2021 comment

Samsung announced it expects double-digit growth in profitability in the third quarter of 2021.

Intel Is No Longer Considering Factory in UK

Intel Is No Longer Considering Factory in UK

8 Oct 2021 comment

Intel is no longer considering the UK as a potential site for a chip factory.

European Startup Launches STEM-Based Autonomous Batmobile

European Startup Launches STEM-Based Autonomous Batmobile

7 Oct 2021 comment

Croatian-based startup CircuitMess announced its licensing deal with Warner Brothers and its Kickstarter campaign for the CircuitMess Batmobile.

Facebook Outage Shows the Need for Greater Choice

Facebook Outage Shows the Need for Greater Choice

7 Oct 2021 comment

The Executive Vice President of the European Commission, Margrethe Vestager, commented Facebook outage on Twitter.

IHS Towers Launches IPO

IHS Towers Launches IPO

6 Oct 2021 comment

IHS Towers launched an IPO seeking a valuation of more than $7 billion after offering 22.5 million shares.

EU to Regulate Tech Giants Where they Are Based

EU to Regulate Tech Giants Where they Are Based

6 Oct 2021 comment

US tech giants need to be regulated by the EU country where they are based, according to proposed EU rules.

DT, PPF offer Changes in their Czech Agreement

DT, PPF offer Changes in their Czech Agreement

5 Oct 2021 comment

Deutsche Telekom and PPF proposed changes in operating a network sharing agreement sealed between their subsidiaries in the Czech Republic.

Facebook Apps Hit by Global Outage

Facebook Apps Hit by Global Outage

5 Oct 2021 comment

Facebook suffered severe problems yesterday which impacted its mobile and desktop sites, as well as its WhatsApp and Instagram applications.

Facebook Extends Message Functions Across its Platforms

Facebook Extends Message Functions Across its Platforms

4 Oct 2021 comment

Facebook continued efforts to enhance interoperability between Instagram and Messenger.

RBVC Establishes Boyuan Capital to Expand its Investment Coverage in China

RBVC Establishes Boyuan Capital to Expand its Investment Coverage in China

3 Oct 2021 comment

Robert Bosch Venture Capital (RBVC), the corporate venture capital company of the Bosch Group, has publicly announced the establishment of Boyuan Private Equity Capital Management Company.

Private Companies Propose Italian National Strategic Hub

Private Companies Propose Italian National Strategic Hub

1 Oct 2021 comment

CDP Equity, Leonardo, Sogei and TIM presented the Italian Ministry for Technological Innovation and the Digital Transition (MITD) with a proposal for a public-private partnership for the creation of the National Strategic Hub.

HT Invests HRK 700,000 in STEM Education

HT Invests HRK 700,000 in STEM Education

1 Oct 2021 comment

Hrvatski Telekom continues with the Generation NOW donation competition, through which it invests in STEM knowledge of future young generations.