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U.S. Ramps Up Huawei Fight With Iran and Trade-Secret Charges

U.S. Ramps Up Huawei Fight With Iran and Trade-Secret Charges

30 Jan 2019 comment

U.S. prosecutors filed criminal charges against Huawei, alleging it stole trade secrets from an American rival and committed bank fraud by violating sanctions against doing business with Iran., according to Bloomberg.

Amazon Mulls Building Physical Stores in London

Amazon Mulls Building Physical Stores in London

29 Jan 2019 comment

Amazon is considering building physical shops in London and across southern England, as the online giant seeks to expand its retail presence, according to Bloomberg, citing a report in the Daily Mail.

CEOs Plead With EU Not to Impose Tech Tax

CEOs Plead With EU Not to Impose Tech Tax

29 Jan 2019 comment

CEOs from some of Europe’s largest tech companies have urged European governments not to adopt a tax on digital revenues, according to Bloomberg.

TDA's $10,000 Project Funding Competition

TDA's $10,000 Project Funding Competition

29 Jan 2019 comment

Top Digital Agency (TDA) is ringing in the New Year with a global project competition for companies.

Uber Open to Outside Investment for Self-Driving Unit

Uber Open to Outside Investment for Self-Driving Unit

29 Jan 2019 comment

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said it was "possible" the company would look for outside investors for its self-driving car unit, but isn’t currently searching for backers, according to Bloomberg.

Wynd Raises 72 Million Euros to Become the Leader in Unified Commerce

Wynd Raises 72 Million Euros to Become the Leader in Unified Commerce

29 Jan 2019 comment

Natixis, Sofina and BNF Capital join Sodexo, Orange and Alven in acquiring an interest in Wynd, which brings up to 112 milion euros the capital raised by the startup.

IBM and Vodafone Business Create a New Venture

IBM and Vodafone Business Create a New Venture

28 Jan 2019 comment

IBM and Vodafone Business announced that they are creating a new venture designed to help companies across Europe and beyond deliver innovation faster and succeed in a digital world.

Texas Instruments Eases Fear of Major Slowdown With Forecast

Texas Instruments Eases Fear of Major Slowdown With Forecast

28 Jan 2019 comment

Texas Instruments gave a quarterly sales forecast that was in line with reduced expectations, calming investor concerns about a collapse in global demand for electronics, according to Bloomberg.

Leading Industry 4.0 Players Collaborate to Accelerate Digital Transformation

Leading Industry 4.0 Players Collaborate to Accelerate Digital Transformation

28 Jan 2019 comment

Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), McKinsey & Company, SAP, Siemens and TÜV SÜD announced a collaboration to support companies, both big and small, scale the adoption of Industry 4.0 technologies.

Top Analyst Sees Gaming Industry Slumping in 2019

Top Analyst Sees Gaming Industry Slumping in 2019

27 Jan 2019 comment

Video game revenue is headed for the first decline since 1995, with sales expected to fall by 1 percent to $136.5 billion this year, according to Bloomberg.

SK Hynix Profit Misses Estimates

SK Hynix Profit Misses Estimates

27 Jan 2019 comment

SK Hynix announced a 50 percent increase in dividends along with plans to cut investment if necessary, helping to bolster its stock even after reporting lower-than-projected sales and profit, according to Bloomberg.

Intel Sales Miss as Data-Center Demand Slows

Intel Sales Miss as Data-Center Demand Slows

26 Jan 2019 comment

Intel reported lower-than-projected fourth-quarter sales and profit and gave a disappointing forecast for the current period, according to Bloomberg.

Facebook Is Planning to Merge Some of its Apps

Facebook Is Planning to Merge Some of its Apps

26 Jan 2019 comment

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is planning to integrate the chat tools on the WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger services, according to Bloomberg.

NOA Will Present the New F Series Based on AI in Barcelona

NOA Will Present the New F Series Based on AI in Barcelona

26 Jan 2019 comment

Croatian company Hangar 18 will once again present its line of NOA smartphone devices at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

Honor Presented its New Flagship Smartphone – View20

Honor Presented its New Flagship Smartphone – View20

25 Jan 2019 comment

At the announcement event held in Paris, Honor highlighted five world’s first features of View20.

IBM Services Strikes Agreement with Juniper Networks

IBM Services Strikes Agreement with Juniper Networks

25 Jan 2019 comment

IBM Services announced a $325 million agreement with Juniper Networks.

Tech Optimism at Davos Tempered by Trade Anxiety and Regulation

Tech Optimism at Davos Tempered by Trade Anxiety and Regulation

25 Jan 2019 comment

Tech companies are back pitching the promise of innovation, but this time they’re welcoming government oversight, according to Bloomberg.

Huawei Phone Chief Counters Political Forces With Record Sales

Huawei Phone Chief Counters Political Forces With Record Sales

25 Jan 2019 comment

Huawei’s consumer chief dismissed U.S. “political forces” and attempts to crimp the company’s growth, saying sales of smartphones and other devices surged by about 50 percent to a record $52 billion in 2018, according to Bloomberg.

Microsoft Seeks to Restrict Abuse of its Facial Recognition AI

Microsoft Seeks to Restrict Abuse of its Facial Recognition AI

24 Jan 2019 comment

Microsoft is planning to implement self-designed ethical principles for its facial recognition technology by the end of March, according to Bloomberg.

AMD Kicks-Off 2019 Offering Complete Mobile Portfolio

AMD Kicks-Off 2019 Offering Complete Mobile Portfolio

24 Jan 2019 comment

AMD has recently announced the first members of its 2019 mobility line-up encompassing all notebook segments.

Intel Achieves Gender Pay Equity Globally

Intel Achieves Gender Pay Equity Globally

24 Jan 2019 comment

Intel announced it has reached a major milestone in global inclusion, achieving gender pay equity across worldwide workforce while also adding stock-based compensation to pay equity analysis.

Apple Ordered to Pull Part of Press Statement in iPhone Case

Apple Ordered to Pull Part of Press Statement in iPhone Case

24 Jan 2019 comment

Apple was ordered to stop using part of a press release that claims all iPhones would still be available in Germany after it was banned from distributing several versions of the device in the country, according to Bloomberg.

Salesforce Is Planning to Add About 1,500 Jobs in Ireland

Salesforce Is Planning to Add About 1,500 Jobs in Ireland

23 Jan 2019 comment

Salesforce is planning to add as many as 1,500 jobs in Ireland over five years, in one of the largest such expansions in the history of the state, according to Bloomberg.

Samsung Expands Partnerships and Certification Centers for HDR10+

Samsung Expands Partnerships and Certification Centers for HDR10+

23 Jan 2019 comment

Samsung announced its HDR10+ ecosystem expansion to 45 industry partners and the construction of a new certification center in China.

IBM Gains as Quarterly Earnings and 2019 Outlook Beat Estimates

IBM Gains as Quarterly Earnings and 2019 Outlook Beat Estimates

23 Jan 2019 comment

IBM beat analysts’ estimates for sales and earnings in the fourth quarter and gave a positive forecast for this year, led by its consulting businesses, according to Bloomberg.

U.K. Ministers Urged to Clarify Position on Huawei

U.K. Ministers Urged to Clarify Position on Huawei

23 Jan 2019 comment

U.K. ministers are being pressed to explain why Huawei hasn’t been banned from Britain’s next-generation mobile network, the Sunday Times reported, according to Bloomberg.

Netherlands Ponders Restrictions on Huawei Ahead of 5G Auction

Netherlands Ponders Restrictions on Huawei Ahead of 5G Auction

22 Jan 2019 comment

The Dutch government will need to make a decision this year on whether to restrict Huawei from playing a role in building a 5G network in the Netherlands, according to Bloomberg.

Google Gets 50 Million Euros Fine as France Uses New EU Privacy Law

Google Gets 50 Million Euros Fine as France Uses New EU Privacy Law

22 Jan 2019 comment

Google was at the receiving end of a hefty fine of 50 million euros by France’s privacy regulator, according to Bloomberg.

IBM Signs $540M Services Agreement with Nordic's Nordea Bank

IBM Signs $540M Services Agreement with Nordic's Nordea Bank

22 Jan 2019 comment

IBM Services announced that they signed a managed services agreement with Nordea, under which Nordea Bank will outsource its IBM Z operations to IBM.

Lenovo’s LanSchool Air Joins Edwin, a Digital Learning Ecosystem

Lenovo’s LanSchool Air Joins Edwin, a Digital Learning Ecosystem

21 Jan 2019 comment

Lenovo announced that LanSchool Air, the company’s new classroom management platform, is now integrated into Edwin, Canada’s newest educational innovation.