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VMware Agrees to Buy Carbon Black and Pivotal for $4.8 Billion

VMware agreed to purchase two software companies on Thursday for almost $5 billion, expanding its reach in development tools and cybersecurity, according to Bloomberg.

Google Doesn’t Want Staff Debating Politics at Work Anymore

Google posted internal rules that discourage employees from debating politics, a shift away from the internet giant’s famously open culture, according to Bloomberg.

HP Projects Profit In Line With Estimates on Cost Cutting

HP gave a profit forecast for the current quarter that was in line with Wall Street estimates, according to Bloomberg.

Digital Wallet Spending Will Increase 40 Percent in 2019

Consumer spend via digital wallets across Europe and North America will increase by 40% this year to nearly $790 billion, according to a new study from Juniper Research.

ECB Says the Next European Bank Hack Is Just a Matter of Time

A senior official at the European Central Bank warned that banks embracing external data storage and other digital technology need to know that there’s a good chance they’ll get hacked, according to Bloomberg.

Intel and Auto Industry Publish New Automated Driving Safety Framework

Intel published “Safety First for Automated Driving,” a framework for the design, development, verification and validation of safe automated passenger vehicles.

Huawei Founder Sees Live or Die Moment From U.S. Uncertainty

Huawei’s founder Ren Zhengfei warned in an internal memo the company is at a “live or die moment,” according to Bloomberg.

U.S. Will Ease Huawei Sanctions for Another 90 Days

The U.S. will extend for another 90 days a limited set of exemptions that had protected rural networks and other U.S. customers from a ban on doing business with Huawei, according to Bloomberg, citing Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross.

Facebook's Libra Gets EU Antitrust Scrutiny

European Union antitrust regulators are already probing Facebook’s two-month-old Libra digital currency project, according to Bloomberg.

Nokia Wins 5G Deal with Vodafone New Zealand

Nokia is set to bring 5G to New Zealand, following the announcement of the first commercial 5G network in the country available by Vodafone.

Nvidia Tops Estimates for Sales and Profit on Game-Chip Rebound

Nvidia’s second-quarter sales and profit topped analysts’ estimates, suggesting that a slump in orders may be easing amid a revival in demand for graphics chips and parts used in data centers, according to Bloomberg.

Huawei Predicts 10 Megatrends for 2025

Huawei launched its Global Industry Vision report, continuing its predictions for technology and industry development up to 2025.

Apple and EU Set for September Showdown Over Record Tax Bill

Apple’s 13 billion-euro battle with the EU reaches the bloc’s courts next month in a hearing, acording to Bloomberg.

U.S. Regulator Bans Recalled Apple Laptops From Flights

U.S. airline safety regulators banned select MacBook Pro laptops on flights after Apple recently said that some units had batteries that posed a fire risk, according to Bloomberg.

Russia’s First 5G Zone Deployed in Moscow

Ericsson and Tele2 have launched Russia's first 5G zone in central Moscow on Tele2's commercial network.

ECB Says One of Its Websites Was Hacked, Data Possibly Captured

The European Central Bank said one of its websites was hacked by unauthorized people who may have stolen private information including contact data, according to Bloomberg.

GfK Launched AI-based Intelligence Tool for Shoppers Purchases

GfK launched Attribution+, an AI-based solution for grocery and drugstore retailers to gain valuable intelligence on shoppers.

Very Painful Trade War Has Tech Suppliers Moving Out of China

HP laptop maker Inventec said it will to shift production of notebooks for the U.S. market out of China within months, according to Bloomberg.

Facebook Paid Contractors to Transcribe User Audio Files

Facebook has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to Bloomberg, citing people with knowledge of the work.

Samsung Strengthens Neural Processing Capabilities for AI Applications

Samsung announced that it will strengthen its neural processing unit (NPU) capabilities to further extend the reach of its AI solutions.

Deliveroo Pulls Out of Germany in Abrupt Retreat

Amazon-backed food-delivery service Deliveroo announced an abrupt retreat from Germany after more than four years, according to Bloomberg.

Mobile Money Transfers Will Exceed 200 Billion Transactions in 2024

New data from Juniper Research has found that the volume of domestic money transfers via mobiles will exceed 203 billion in 2024, up from 130 billion in 2019.

Huawei’s Founder Wants an Invincible Iron Army to Fight U.S.

Huawei’s founder intends to kick off a three- to five-year overhaul of the networking giant, creating an “iron army” that can help it survive an American onslaught while protecting its lead in 5G, according to Bloomberg.

Bosch Is Helping Cities in the Battle Against Pollution

Across the globe, major cities therefore face a major challenge: providing mobility for people and goods while also improving the quality of the air we breathe.

U.S. Holds Off on Huawei Licenses as China Halts Crop-Buying

The White House is holding off on a decision about licenses for U.S. companies to restart business with Huawei after Beijing said it was halting purchases of U.S. farming goods, according to Bloomberg, citing people familiar with the matter.

Samsung Loosens Sony's Grip on Cutting-Edge China Phone Cameras

Samsung scored a victory over Sony after a major Chinese customer declared it was going with the Korean company’s camera sensors in future smartphones, according to Bloomberg.

Lyft Exceeds Estimates and Forecasts Shrinking Losses for the Year

Lyft reported second-quarter results that were better than expected and boosted its forecast for the year, according to Bloomberg.

Intel and HPE Unveil New Programmable Acceleration Card

Intel announced it is working with to provide increased workload acceleration capacity for the HPE ProLiant DL380 Gen10 server.

Public Cloud Services Spending Will More Than Double by 2023

Worldwide spending on public cloud services and infrastructure will more than double over the 2019-2023 forecast period, according to IDC.

Trump Says He's Watching Google Closely Ahead of Election

U.S. President Donald Trump once again accused Google of amplifying negative news stories about him, according to Bloomberg.

Lenovo and Intel Announce Multiyear Global Collaboration

Intel and Lenovo announced a multiyear collaboration focused on the rapidly growing opportunity in the convergence of high-performance computing and AI.

Google Auction NDA Seen as Way to Keep Rivals From Talking to EU

Google requires rivals to sign a non-disclosure agreement to take part in an auction that will decide which search providers are listed as alternatives on Android smartphones, according to Bloomberg.

Chipmakers Tumble as Trade Tensions Add to Recent Concerns

Semiconductor stocks tumbled in on Monday, extending a recent decline as the escalating trade war between the U.S. and China added to headwinds surrounding the sector, according to Bloomberg.

Facebook to Put Its Name on Instagram, WhatsApp Brands

Facebook plans to attach its name to Instagram and WhatsApp, branding them “Instagram from Facebook” and “WhatsApp from Facebook,” according to Bloomberg.

Apple Suspends Listening to Siri Queries Amid Privacy Outcry

Apple said it is suspending its global internal program for “grading” a portion of user Siri commands after some consumers raised concerns about the program, according to Bloomberg.

BT CEO Confronts the Reality of Boris Johnson's Fiber Ambitions

BT Group Chief Executive Officer Philip Jansen has given Boris Johnson a reality check, according to Bloomberg.

Nintendo Misses Profit Estimates Amid Sluggish Game Lineup

Nintendo reported fiscal first-quarter profit that missed the lowest analyst estimate as consumers shrugged at a sluggish lineup of new games, according to Bloomberg.

Sony Cuts Sales Forecast as Almost Everything Starts to Shrink

Sony cut its full-year revenue outlook as sales of PlayStation 4, televisions and smartphones declined faster than the company originally anticipated, according to Bloomberg.

Haier, China Mobile and Huawei Launch First AI+5G Interconnected Factory

Haier, China Mobile, and Huawei jointly launched the world's first AI+5G interconnected factory at the 2019 World Industrial Internet Conference (WIIC) in Qingdao.

Intel Launches First 10th Gen Core Processors

Intel officially launched 11 new 10th Gen Core processors designed for sleek 2-in-1s and laptops.

Microsoft Research on State of IoT Adoption

Microsoft announced IoT Signals, a new research report designed to provide a global overview of the IoT landscape.

HP Survey Highlights Webcam Security and Privacy Behaviors

HP released the results of a study that works to better understand the level of awareness associated with webcam hacking and how consumers changed their behavior as a result.

Huawei Sales Growth Slumps as U.S. Sanctions Start to Bite

Huawei has seen a dramatic slowdown in sales growth as it deals with U.S. efforts to curb its business and warned of tougher days ahead, according to Bloomberg.

Bosch Plans to Acquire the Building Automation Specialist GFR

Bosch Building Technologies plans to acquire GFR (Gesellschaft für Regelungstechnik und Energieeinsparung) headquartered in Verl, Germany.

Google and VMware Bolster Alliance to Lift Sales

Google’s cloud-computing unit unveiled an expanded partnership with VMware, as the Alphabet division seeks to catch up to rivals that have similar deals, according to Bloomberg.

Uber to Cut About 400 Employees, Citing Mediocre Results

Uber said it’s cutting a third of its marketing department globally, as the CEO seeks to address concerns that the business is slowing down, according to Bloomberg.

Twitter Adds 5 Million Users; Sales Top Estimates

Twitter reported sales that beat Wall Street expectations as the company attracted millions of new users, according to Bloomberg.

HPE Announces $500 Million Investment in India

HPE announced plan to invest $500 million in India over the next five years.

Intel Sales Beat Analyst Estimates

Intel posted second-quarter sales and profit that topped analyst projections and gave an upbeat third-quarter forecast, according to Bloomberg.

DOJ Escalates Big Tech Scrutiny in the U.S. With New Antitrust Probe

The U.S. Justice Department announced a broad antitrust review into whether the tech companies are using their power to thwart competition, according to Bloomberg.

FTC Privacy Settlement Won't Hinder Facebook's Ad Business

The Federal Trade Commission unveiled details of settlement with Facebook for violating an order to protect users’ privacy, according to Bloomberg.

Alphabet Sales Top Analyst Estimates

Alphabet reported revenue that beat Wall Street expectations, calming concern about slowing growth at the heart of the internet giant, according to Bloomberg.

Telefonica Halts Seven-Quarter Sales Slump on Price Hike

Telefonica sales stabilized in the second quarter as the phone carrier benefited from price hikes for premium products in Spain, according to Bloomberg.

Strong Second Quarter for Nokia

Nokia delivered a strong second quarter, driven by 5G demand, a competitive end-to-end portfolio and strengthened operational execution.

Facebook Tops Revenue Estimates; FTC Opens Antitrust Probe

Facebook showed that its business can weather all kinds of regulatory scrutiny as long as people keep flocking to the social network, according to Bloomberg.

US DOJ Opens Probe of Online Platforms Over Competition

The U.S. Justice Department said it’s investigating whether dominant technology companies are thwarting competition in their markets, according to Bloomberg.

OpenAI Forms Exclusive Computing Partnership with Microsoft

Microsoft and OpenAI have partnered to further extend Microsoft Azure’s capabilities in large-scale AI systems.

Huawei Rewards Staff for Accelerating Revenue Despite a U.S. Ban

Huawei quickened revenue growth to roughly 30% in the first half after select teams secured critical supplies to keep production going, according to Bloomberg, citing people familiar with the matter.

Apple Is Said to Be in Talks With Intel for Cellular Modem Unit

Apple is negotiating to buy Intel’s struggling cellular modem unit, said a person familiar with the matter, according to Bloomberg.

Amazon's Prime Day Surpassed Black Friday and Cyber Monday Combined

This year, Prime Day was once again the largest shopping event in Amazon history with more than one million deals exclusively for Prime members.

Big Tech Meeting Sets Stage for U.S.-China Talks

The U.S. and China are moving closer to their first trade negotiations in months, with a meeting between tech chief executives and President Donald Trump, according to Bloomberg.

Microsoft Pays $25 Million to End U.S. Probe Into Bribery Overseas

Microsoft agreed to pay $25 million to settle U.S. government investigations into alleged bribery by former employees in Hungary, according to Bloomberg.

YouTube Reaches Settlement With U.S. on Children’s Privacy

YouTube reached a settlement with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission resolving allegations that the company violated rules about advertising to children, according to Bloomberg, citing a person familiar with the matter.

Microsoft Cloud Software Fuels Sales and Profit Beat

Microsoft topped quarterly sales and profit projections, fueled by steady demand for cloud-computing services and a surprisingly strong Windows business, according to Bloomberg.

Intel CEO Says Customers Demand Solutions, Not Just Products

Intel CEO Bob Swan said that what differentiates Intel is the company’s ability to deliver not just products, but solutions tuned for specific environments.

Netflix Is Losing US Customers on Price Hike

Netflix shocked investors by reporting a drop in U.S. customers and much slower growth overseas, according to Bloomberg.

Amsterdam Hits Pause on Data-Center Boom

Amsterdam reckons it has more data centers than any other major city in the world, and that’s turned out to be too much of a good thing, according to Bloomberg.

Microsoft Data Shows Hackers Are Still Targeting U.S. Elections

State-backed hackers have attempted to infiltrate targets related to U.S. elections more than 700 times in the past year, according to Bloomberg, citing a Microsoft blog post.

Banning Huawei Could Make U.K. Networks Less Secure, MPs Say

Barring Huawei from operating in the U.K. could lower security standards and make networks less resilient to malicious attacks, according to Bloomberg, citing Parliament’s intelligence and security committee.

Amazon Settles German Antitrust Probe Ahead of EU Battle

Amazon struck a deal with Germany and Austria to shut down antitrust probes into how it handles other merchants on its site, according to Bloomberg.

Intel and SAP Broaden Their Technology Partnership

Intel and SAP announced a multiyear technology partnership focused on optimizing Intel’s platforms for SAP’s end-to-end enterprise software applications.

Qualcomm Fined 242 Million Euros by EU for Predatory Pricing

Qualcomm was fined 242 million euros by EU antitrust regulators for deliberately pricing some chips so low they could eliminate a smaller rival, according to Bloomberg.

IBM Profit Tops Estimates as Focus Turns to Red Hat for Growth

IBM reported earnings that topped analysts’ estimates in the fiscal second quarter as investors look to the Red Hat acquisition to fuel future growth in cloud computing, according to Bloomberg.

AT&T Signs Startegic Partnerships With IBM and Microsoft

U.S. telecommunications giant AT&T has signed two significant strategic contracts with IBM and Microsoft.

Half the World’s Population Will Use Digital Wallets by 2024

A new study from Juniper Research has found that the number of people using digital wallets will increase from 2.3 billion this year to nearly 4 billion, or 50% of the world’s population, by 2024.

Facebook Libra Senate Hearing: Digital Coin Draws Tough Questions

Republican and Democratic Senators sharply questioned Facebook’s plan to create its own digital money, according to Bloomberg.

Dell Achieves Many 2020 Social Impact Goals Ahead of Schedule

Dell announced that it will complete or exceed over 75% of the goals outlined in its 2020 Legacy of Good plan ahead of schedule.

Amazon in EU Crosshairs as Vestager Fights Big Tech to the End

Amazon faces a full-blown EU antitrust probe as Margrethe Vestager prepares for a summer finale to her five-year crackdown on U.S. technology giants, according to Bloomberg.

Intel’s One API Project Will Deliver Unified Programming Across Architectures

Intel's engineering leaders recently provided an update on their software project “One API”.

Ericsson, T-Mobile, and Qualcomm Conduct 5G Data Session on Low-Band Spectrum

Ericsson, T-Mobile, and Qualcomm completed the world’s first low-band 5G-New Radio (NR) data session on a commercial 5G modem.

Huawei Plans to Cut Jobs in U.S.-Based Subsidiary

Huawei is planning to cut jobs at its U.S. subsidiary, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing unidentified people familiar with the situation, according to Bloomberg.

HPE Releases 4th Annual ESG Report

Hewlett Packard Enterprise released its annual Living Progress Report for 2018.

SEAT and Grupo Sesé Link Up via Drone

The SEAT factory in Martorell is the first Spanish plant to receive components via drone delivery.

Oracle Loses Challenge to $10 Billion Pentagon Cloud Contract

Oracle lost its legal challenge to the Pentagon’s $10 billion cloud contract, clearing the way for the government to award the contract to Amazon or Microsoft, according to Bloomberg.

Nintendo Unveils Cheaper Version of Switch Gaming Console

Nintendo introduced a cheaper version of its portable Switch gaming console, as the company seeks to expand the potential market for games, according to Bloomberg.

Microsoft Sets Up Shop Next to Apple With First European Store

Apple’s flagship central London retail store got a new neighbor, as Microsoft opened its inaugural European high-street presence just meters away, according to Bloomberg.

Germany Makes Push for Cloud Service Independent of U.S.

German Economics Minister Peter Altmaier plans to build up a German cloud service to allow European companies to store data independent of Asian or U.S. rivals, according to Bloomberg.

Gartner Says Worldwide PC Shipments Grew 1.5 Percent in 2Q19

After two quarters of decline, the worldwide PC market grew 1.5% in the second quarter of 2019, according to preliminary results by Gartner.

France Plans to Tax Tech Firms In Spite of U.S. Trade Threat

France won’t back off from its planned tax on tech companies even after the U.S. suggested it may use trade tools against the levy, according to Bloomberg.

U.S. Says Huawei Still Blacklisted, Except When It’s Not

The U.S. would grant licenses allowing companies to export goods to Huawei but won’t remove the Chinese company from an export blacklist, according to Bloomberg.

TIM Takes First Commercial 5G Steps in Italy

TIM is switching on its 5G network in Italy and has chosen Ericsson 5G commercial hardware, software and solutions for the initial deployment of the new technology.

Orange CEO Richard Cleared Over Decade-Old Payout Scandal

Orange CEO Stephane Richard was cleared by Paris judges in a scandal related to his role at the Finance Ministry in a 403 million euros arbitration payout a decade ago, according to Bloomberg.

Seven Mistakes to Avoid in Blockchain Projects

Interest in blockchain continues to be high, but there is still a significant gap between the hype and market reality, according to Gartner.

Smart Cities Initiatives Forecast to Drive $189 Billion in Spending in 2023

A new forecast from IDC shows global spending on smart cities initiatives will reach $189.5 billion in 2023.

Broadcom Makes Progress on Symantec Deal With Financing and Savings

Broadcom has secured financing and identified cost savings for the acquisition of Symantec, according to Bloomberg.

Digital Time in Canada Surpasses Traditional Time

Media consumption in Canada has reached a tipping point. This year, for the first time, adults in Canada will spend more daily time with digital content than with traditional media, according to eMarketer.

Gaming PCs and Monitors Deliver Mixed Results in 1Q19

Worldwide shipments of gaming desktops and notebooks reached 7.5 million units during the first quarter of 2019, down 6.2% from last year, according to IDC.

Orange CEO Must Quit If Convicted in Trial, French Official Says

Orange CEO Stephane Richard will have to resign if he’s convicted on decade-old allegations of fraud, a top finance ministry official said, according to Bloomberg.

Amazon to Hire 2,000 in U.K. for Latest Technology Ventures

Amazon is set to hire more than 2,000 workers in the U.K., including engineers, software developers and data scientists, to develop its latest technology ventures, according to Bloomberg.

RCS, RDS and Ericsson Go Live with 5G Mobile Service in Romania

Ericsson and RCS&RDS have launched a 5G commercial service in the busiest parts of Bucharest, Romania.