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Lenovo Selected for 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

Lenovo Selected for 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

8 Feb 2019 comment

Lenovo has been recognized as one of 230 companies selected for the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index which distinguishes companies committed to transparency in gender reporting and advancing women’s equality.

Intel Announces New Class of RealSense Tracking Camera

Intel Announces New Class of RealSense Tracking Camera

8 Feb 2019 comment

Intel introduced the  RealSense Tracking Camera T265, a new class of stand-alone inside-out tracking device that will provide developers with a powerful building block for autonomous devices, delivering high-performance guidance and navigation.

Huawei Deals for Tech Will Have Consequences, U.S. Warns EU

Huawei Deals for Tech Will Have Consequences, U.S. Warns EU

8 Feb 2019 comment

Any Western country allowing Huawei or other Chinese equipment to be used in critical infrastructure projects will face the risk of U.S. countermeasures, the U.S. envoy to the European Union said, according to Bloomberg.

Infineon and AMS Warn Investors as Demand Hits Europe Tech

Infineon and AMS Warn Investors as Demand Hits Europe Tech

7 Feb 2019 comment

Infineon and AMS have warned investors about future growth, adding to investor concerns about prospects for chipmakers and Apple suppliers, according to Bloomberg.

Bosch Will Assume Full Control of Electric Motor Manufacturer EM-motive

Bosch Will Assume Full Control of Electric Motor Manufacturer EM-motive

7 Feb 2019 comment

Bosch is assuming full control of EM-motive, one of Europe’s most successful manufacturers of electric motors.

Google Warns Data Privacy Changes Could Hurt Its Business

Google Warns Data Privacy Changes Could Hurt Its Business

7 Feb 2019 comment

Google parent Alphabet warned that its business may be damaged by changing data privacy practices, according to Bloomberg.

Slack Moves Ahead Amid Direct Listing Plans

Slack Moves Ahead Amid Direct Listing Plans

6 Feb 2019 comment

Slack filed with regulators to go public in the U.S. without disclosing details of its share-sale plans, according to Bloomberg.

TomTom Expands Partnership with Microsoft

TomTom Expands Partnership with Microsoft

6 Feb 2019 comment

TomTom and Microsoft announced that they are expanding their partnership, bringing TomTom’s maps and traffic data into a multitude of mapping scenarios across Microsoft’s cloud services.

Alphabet Profit Margins Slide as Google Costs March Upward

Alphabet Profit Margins Slide as Google Costs March Upward

6 Feb 2019 comment

Google parent Alphabet reported thinner profit margins as the internet giant spent heavily to expand its cloud and YouTube businesses, according to Bloomberg.

Facebook Faces 7 Data Probes as Irish Watchdog Gets Tough

Facebook Faces 7 Data Probes as Irish Watchdog Gets Tough

5 Feb 2019 comment

Facebook faces seven separate data-protection probes in Ireland as the country’s privacy regulator looks to take advantage of new rules that allow it to impose hefty fines, according to Bloomberg.

LG Partners with Microsoft to Accelerate Automotive Revolution

LG Partners with Microsoft to Accelerate Automotive Revolution

5 Feb 2019 comment

LG and Microsoft entered into a memorandum of understanding to enhance and further grow LG’s autonomous vehicle and infotainment system business.

BNP Paribas Signs an Agreement with IBM Services

BNP Paribas Signs an Agreement with IBM Services

5 Feb 2019 comment

Banks are faced with changing consumer behaviors and expectations, in areas such as real-time banking, mobile services and access to a more complete view of their financial situation.

Sony Drops Most Since 2016 on Weak PlayStation 4 Demand

Sony Drops Most Since 2016 on Weak PlayStation 4 Demand

5 Feb 2019 comment

Sony reported weaker profits in the PlayStation business and cut its annual revenue forecast, triggering the steepest share decline in almost three and a half years, according to Bloomberg.

Foxconn Says It Will Build Wisconsin Plant After Trump Talks

Foxconn Says It Will Build Wisconsin Plant After Trump Talks

4 Feb 2019 comment

Foxconn said it will proceed with plans to build a factory in Wisconsin after U.S. President Donald Trump and company Chairman Terry Gou discussed the matter, according to Bloomberg.

Facebook Said to Be Target of More U.S. Probes on Privacy

Facebook Said to Be Target of More U.S. Probes on Privacy

4 Feb 2019 comment

Facebook has become the target of at least three more state probes into the alleged mishandling of user data, according to Bloomberg, citing people familiar with the matter.

Nintendo Tops Profit Estimates, Cuts Switch Shipments Target

Nintendo Tops Profit Estimates, Cuts Switch Shipments Target

3 Feb 2019 comment

Nintendo topped quarterly profit estimates on holiday, but weak Switch demand forced the company to cut its shipments forecast for the gaming device, according to Bloomberg.

Apple Is Said to Prep New 3-D Camera for 2020 iPhones in AR Push

Apple Is Said to Prep New 3-D Camera for 2020 iPhones in AR Push

3 Feb 2019 comment

Apple plans to launch iPhones with a more-powerful 3-D camera as soon as next year, according to Bloomberg, citing people familiar with the plans.

Lenovo Launches Consulting Services in China

Lenovo Launches Consulting Services in China

3 Feb 2019 comment

Lenovo officially launched Lenovo Consulting, its digital transformation consulting services.

Hon Hai Expands Operations in India, Vietnam Amid Trade Tensions

Hon Hai Expands Operations in India, Vietnam Amid Trade Tensions

2 Feb 2019 comment

Key iPhone assembler Hon Hai, also known as Foxconn, is increasing its presence in Vietnam and India amid the growing trade spat between the U.S. and China, according to Bloomberg.

Croatian Football Team Coach Enlists NOA F20 Pro into the MWC Team

Croatian Football Team Coach Enlists NOA F20 Pro into the MWC Team

2 Feb 2019 comment

NOA will present its new series of smartphones, called the F series, at this year's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

Microsoft Sales Meet Estimates

Microsoft Sales Meet Estimates

2 Feb 2019 comment

Microsoft reported second-quarter sales that met projections, according to Bloomberg.

Facebook's Sales Beat Estimates as Advertisers Ignore Scandals

Facebook's Sales Beat Estimates as Advertisers Ignore Scandals

1 Feb 2019 comment

Facebook reported revenue that beat Wall Street estimates as advertisers stuck with the social media company through a series of privacy scandals, according to Bloomberg.

Amazon Sales and Profit Top Estimates

Amazon Sales and Profit Top Estimates

1 Feb 2019 comment

Amazon’s sales and earnings in the busy holiday quarter beat analysts’ estimates, according to Bloomberg.

Bosch Hits Another Record Year in 2018

Bosch Hits Another Record Year in 2018

1 Feb 2019 comment

The Bosch Group continued on a successful course in 2018.

EIT Presented Manufacturing and Urban Mobility Communities

EIT Presented Manufacturing and Urban Mobility Communities

31 Jan 2019 comment

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) presented its two newest Innovation Communities - EIT Manufacturing and EIT Urban Mobility.

Qualcomm Projects In-Line Sales Supported by Move to 5G

Qualcomm Projects In-Line Sales Supported by Move to 5G

31 Jan 2019 comment

Qualcomm gave a sales forecast in line with analysts’ estimates, indicating the company is getting a lift from the move to 5G, according to Bloomberg.

Social Networks Ad Sales Seen Rising Even Amid Privacy Woes

Social Networks Ad Sales Seen Rising Even Amid Privacy Woes

31 Jan 2019 comment

Concerns over privacy and regulation aren’t hurting Facebook and Google where it matters, their multibillion dollar advertising businesses, according to Bloomberg.

Apple Results Suggest Stability After a Tough End to 2018

Apple Results Suggest Stability After a Tough End to 2018

31 Jan 2019 comment

Apple reported holiday-quarter results and gave a forecast that together suggested the company’s performance has begun to stabilize after a punishing end to 2018, according to Bloomberg.

Bosch Grows with Connected Energy and Building Solutions

Bosch Grows with Connected Energy and Building Solutions

30 Jan 2019 comment

Bosch is growing with connected energy and building solutions.

EU Warns U.S. Tech Giants

EU Warns U.S. Tech Giants

30 Jan 2019 comment

EU warned the world’s biggest tech and advertising companies that they need to intensify efforts to combat disinformation ahead of European elections, or face regulation, according to Bloomberg.