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Google Merges DeepMind Health App With Other AI Efforts

Google Merges DeepMind Health App With Other AI Efforts

17 Nov 2018 comment

Alphabet is merging part of its London-based artificial intelligence company DeepMind into sister company Google, according to Bloomberg.

Dell Boosts Final Offer for Tracking Stock to $120 a Share

Dell Boosts Final Offer for Tracking Stock to $120 a Share

16 Nov 2018 comment

Dell boosted an offer to shareholders of its tracking stock, DVMT, to win support for the company’s plan to return to public markets, according to Bloomberg.

Huawei Releases European Talent Program and Employee Value Proposition

Huawei Releases European Talent Program and Employee Value Proposition

16 Nov 2018 comment

Huawei held a talent engagement event "DigitALL Night" in Rome.

Waymo Said to Launch First Driverless Car Service in December

Waymo Said to Launch First Driverless Car Service in December

16 Nov 2018 comment

Waymo, the subsidiary of Alphabet Inc, is planning to launch the world’s first commercial driverless car service in early December, according to Bloomberg, citing a person familiar with the plans.

Singapore Awarded as Smart City of 2018

Singapore Awarded as Smart City of 2018

16 Nov 2018 comment

The city of Singapore has been chosen as the Smart City of 2018 at the Smart City Expo World Congress.

Hon Hai's Profit Miss Reflects Growing iPhone-Supplier Woes

Hon Hai's Profit Miss Reflects Growing iPhone-Supplier Woes

15 Nov 2018 comment

Hon Hai’s disappointing earnings will fan fears that Apple’s legion of global hardware suppliers are in for hard times, according to Bloomberg.

SoftBank Is Raising $21 Billion in IPO to Fund Tech Deals

SoftBank Is Raising $21 Billion in IPO to Fund Tech Deals

15 Nov 2018 comment

SoftBank Group founder Masayoshi Son is seeking to raise 2.4 trillion yen ($21.1 billion) in an initial public offering of his Japanese telecom business, according to Bloomberg.

Facebook Stopped 141 Suspected Russian Accounts on FBI Tip

Facebook Stopped 141 Suspected Russian Accounts on FBI Tip

14 Nov 2018 comment

Facebook took down some accounts ahead of U.S. midterms that federal authorities told them might possibly be from the Russian Internet Research Agency, the same group that tried to influence the 2016 election, according to Bloomberg.

Siemens and Aruba Form Strategic Partnership for Integrated Networks

Siemens and Aruba Form Strategic Partnership for Integrated Networks

14 Nov 2018 comment

Siemens and Aruba announced a strategic partnership focused on bridging the Operational Technology and Information Technology worlds.

Microsoft, Google and Samsung Back Paris Cyber Pledge

Microsoft, Google and Samsung Back Paris Cyber Pledge

14 Nov 2018 comment

Microsoft, Google and Samsung are backing a cybersecurity pledge coming out of Paris that promises to unite tech giants and governments in battling election tampering, compromised electronic components and software hacks, according to Bloomberg.

Amazon Splits HQ2 Between New York and Washington

Amazon Splits HQ2 Between New York and Washington

14 Nov 2018 comment

Amazon will build new offices in New York City and Arlington, Virginia, according to Bloomberg.

UH Data Science Institute Receives $10 Million Boost from HPE

UH Data Science Institute Receives $10 Million Boost from HPE

13 Nov 2018 comment

The University of Houston announced a new collaboration with Hewlett Packard Enterprise, including a $10 million gift.

SAP to Buy Qualtrics for 7 Billion Euros in its Largest-Ever Deal

SAP to Buy Qualtrics for 7 Billion Euros in its Largest-Ever Deal

13 Nov 2018 comment

SAP is making its largest acquisition yet as it battles rivals in selling software to clients that want to better understand their customers, according to Bloomberg.

Amazon to Start Selling Latest Apple Products, Excluding Speaker

Amazon to Start Selling Latest Apple Products, Excluding Speaker

13 Nov 2018 comment

Apple and Amazon, two of the world’s most valuable technology companies, struck a deal to get the newest iPhones into the hands of Amazon customers, according to Bloomberg.

Telecom Italia Is Said to Discuss Open Fiber Network Deal

Telecom Italia Is Said to Discuss Open Fiber Network Deal

12 Nov 2018 comment

Telecom Italia is discussing a deal to lease network capacity from broadband rival Open Fiber that would shift the competitive landscape in Italian telecoms, according to Bloomberg, citing people familiar with the matter.

Gap Chose Microsoft Cloud for Their Digital Transformation

Gap Chose Microsoft Cloud for Their Digital Transformation

12 Nov 2018 comment

Gap announced it has established a strategic partnership with Microsoft to drive its digital transformation strategies and continue to create new customer experiences across all brands.

Lenovo Had Revenue and Profit Growth in 3Q18

Lenovo Had Revenue and Profit Growth in 3Q18

12 Nov 2018 comment

For the third straight quarter, Lenovo achieved strong double-digit growth in revenue year-over-year.

Alibaba Sets Singles' Day Record With $31 Billion in Sales

Alibaba Sets Singles' Day Record With $31 Billion in Sales

12 Nov 2018 comment

Alibaba logged 213.5 billion yuan ($30.7 billion) in sales for its annual Singles’ Day extravaganza setting a record, according to Bloomberg.

IBM and VMware Advance the Existing Partnership

IBM and VMware Advance the Existing Partnership

11 Nov 2018 comment

IBM and VMware announced new offerings to help accelerate enterprise hybrid cloud adoption.

Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower Fears for 2020 U.S. Election

Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower Fears for 2020 U.S. Election

11 Nov 2018 comment

The whistle-blower behind the Cambridge Analytica revelations said he had no confidence that enough is being done to prevent foreign interference via social media in the run-up to the 2020 U.S. Presidential election, according to Bloomberg.

Samsung Opens AI Center in Montreal

Samsung Opens AI Center in Montreal

11 Nov 2018 comment

Samsung announced that it is establishing another AI center in Montreal, the second biggest city in Canada and home to one of the world’s fastest growing AI communities.

SoftBank IPO Is Said to Seek $18 Billion From Retail Investors

SoftBank IPO Is Said to Seek $18 Billion From Retail Investors

10 Nov 2018 comment

SoftBank is seeking to raise a record 2 trillion yen ($18 billion) from Japanese individuals in the initial public offering of its mobile phone unit, according to Bloomberg, citing people familiar with the matter.

Sony and Lenovo Announce Patent Agreement for VR Headsets

Sony and Lenovo Announce Patent Agreement for VR Headsets

10 Nov 2018 comment

Sony Interactive Entertainment and Lenovo announced they have signed a two-year patent license agreement.

Kyocera Taps IBM for Cloud-based Services

Kyocera Taps IBM for Cloud-based Services

9 Nov 2018 comment

IBM announced that it will deliver cloud-based services to manage all of the mission-critical applications for Kyocera Document Solutions America.

Siemens Signs Future Pact for Germany as an Industrial Location

Siemens Signs Future Pact for Germany as an Industrial Location

9 Nov 2018 comment

Siemens plans to make its biggest single investment ever in the company's history in Berlin.

Uber Plans to Triple Headcount on Food Delivery in Europe Region

Uber Plans to Triple Headcount on Food Delivery in Europe Region

9 Nov 2018 comment

Uber said it’ll triple headcount working on food delivery across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, according to Bloomberg.

Dell Is Said to Contact DVMT Investors to Discuss Terms of Deal

Dell Is Said to Contact DVMT Investors to Discuss Terms of Deal

8 Nov 2018 comment

Dell has reached out to investors to determine what it would take to win their support for its plans to return to the public markets, according to Bloomberg, citing a person familiar with the matter.

HP Completes Acquisition of Apogee

HP Completes Acquisition of Apogee

8 Nov 2018 comment

HP announced it completed the acquisition of Apogee Corporation, a U.K. based office equipment dealer and Europe’s largest independent provider of print, outsourced services, and document and process technology.

South East European Startups Select IBM Cloud

South East European Startups Select IBM Cloud

8 Nov 2018 comment

At its THINK South East Europe conference, IBM announced momentum of its cloud solutions among European startups.

Amazon Is Said Near Plan for HQ2 in New York and Virginia

Amazon Is Said Near Plan for HQ2 in New York and Virginia

8 Nov 2018 comment

Amazon’s yearlong search for a second headquarters is nearing an end, people with knowledge of the matter said, according to Bloomberg.