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US eCommerce Will Cross $1 Trillion in 2022

This year will mark a major US retail milestone, as eCommerce will cross the $1 trillion mark for the first time, according to Insider Intelligence.

Google Faces Another EU Probe

Google could be the target of another European Union antitrust probe.

A Flat Performance for PC Monitors in 1Q22

The global PC monitor market posted flat results in the first quarter of 2022 (1Q22), according to IDC.

Race for DT Towers Picks Up

Investment companies KKR, Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP), and Stonepeak Partners jointly made a binding offer for a controlling stake in Deutsche Telekom’s tower portfolio.

EC Welcomes New Code of Practice on Disinformation

The European Commission announced it welcomes the publication of the strengthened Code of Practice on Disinformation.

Vodafone Trials First Self-Powering Mast in the UK

Vodafone UK commenced a trial of the nation’s first wind and solar-powered mobile phone mast.

TIM Secured €725 Million from Italian 5G Fund

Telecom Italia secured €725 million of funding made available by Italy’s government.

Nokia and Innventure Partner on Cooling Technology Commercialization

Nokia and Innventure announced plans to commercialize high-performance cooling technology developed by Nokia Bell Labs for data centers and mobile network equipment.

Qualcomm Acquires Cellwize

Qualcomm agreed to buy Israel-headquartered mobile network automation and orchestration vendor Cellwize.

Siemens Agrees to Acquire Senseye

Siemens is further expanding its portfolio in the field of innovative predictive maintenance and asset intelligence with the acquisition of Senseye.

CFOs See Self-Service Data and Analytics as a Driver of Employee Productivity

As CFOs look for ways to fight inflation’s impact on margins, self-service analytics will be a critical tool for driving employee productivity, according to a survey by Gartner.

USB-Type C to Become the EU's Common Charger in 2024

European Parliament and EU countries have reached an agreement to make USB type-C the common charging standard for small electronic devices by autumn 2024.

IaaS Public Cloud Services Market Grew 41.4 Percent in 2021

The worldwide infrastructure as a service (IaaS) market grew 41.4% in 2021, to a total of $90.9 billion, up from $64.3 billion in 2020, according to Gartner.

Smartphone Shipments Expected to Decline 3.5 Percent in 2022

Shipments of smartphones will decline 3.5% to 1.31 billion units in 2022, according to IDC.

Orqa and FlyFive33 Enter Partnership

FlyFive33 and Orqa officially entered into a partnership.

Telefonica Chief Hails Telecom Environmental Efforts

Jose Maria Alvarez-Pallete, CEO of Telefonica, at the World Economic Forum in Davos said that environmental and digital transitions are firmly linked.

Spain to Increase Chip Investment to €12.2 Billion

Spanish government unveiled plans for a major push into the semiconductor and microchip industry.

Cerebras and HPE to Build AI System for Leibniz Supercomputing Centre

The Leibniz Supercomputing Centre (LRZ), Cerebras Systems, and Hewlett Packard Enterprise announced the joint development and delivery of a new system.

Omdia Names Adobe as World’s Most AI-Forward SaaS Company

Signaling a significant AI market trend, an elite group of SaaS companies is embedding AI into their products intending to improve business outcomes for their customers.

TriLite and Dispelix Partner on Projection Display for AR Glasses

TriLite, the developer of the world's smallest projection display, announced it is working with Dispelix, the leader in see-through waveguides for wearables, to create an ultra-compact display system for AR smart glasses.

Smart Home Devices Market Grew 11.7 Percent in 2021

The worldwide market for smart home devices grew 11.7% in 2021 compared to 2020 with more than 895 million devices shipped, according to IDC.

Broadcom to Buy VMware in a $69 Billion Mega-Deal

Broadcom agreed to acquire cloud software company VMware in one of the largest US technology acquisitions to date.

Samsung to Invest Over $350 Billion in the Next Five Years

Samsung plans to up total investments over the next five years by 36.4%.

Qualcomm Unveils New Snapdragon Platforms

Qualcomm announced its latest lineup of mobile platforms, Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 and Snapdragon 7 Gen 1, to power the next generation of premium and high-tier Android smartphones.

EU Backs 5G FWA Fiber Alternative

The European Commission highlighted the benefits of fixed wireless access 5G deployments.

Multi-Factor Authentication to Generate $27 Billion for Mobile Operators

Operators will generate $27 billion from the termination of SMS messages related to multi-factor authentication in 2022; an increase from $25 billion in 2021, according to a new study by Juniper Research.

Open RAN and vRAN Revenues Surge in 1Q22

Preliminary findings suggest total Open RAN revenues, including O-RAN and OpenRAN radio and baseband, surged in the first quarter of 2022, according to Dell’Oro Group.

Component Shortages Affected Xiaomi's First Quarter Results

Xiaomi recorded sizeable drops in shipments and smartphone revenue in the first quarter of 2022.

62 Percent of Mobile Sector to Cut Emissions This Decade

The number of mobile operators committed to rapid emissions cuts has increased by more than 50% over the last year, according to a new GSMA report.

QR Code Payments to Reach $3 Trillion Globally by 2025

Global spending using QR code payments will reach over $3 trillion by 2025; rising from $2.4 trillion in 2022, according to Juniper Research.

Ericsson Makes Changes to Group Structure and Executive Team

Ericsson announced changes to its group structure and in the executive team.

IBM iX Croatia to Open Office in Osijek

IBM's digital agency, IBM iX, will open its 57th office worldwide and the third in Croatia this year in Osijek.

Habana Labs Launches New AI Processors for Training and Inferencing

Intel announced that Habana Labs, its data center team focused on AI deep learning processor technologies, launched its second-generation deep learning processors for training and inference.

Deutsche Telekom Raises 2022 Outlook

Deutsche Telekom continued growth at the start of 2022, with net income and revenue boosted by its T-Mobile US unit.

The Rise in Business Technologists is Driving Purchases Outside of IT

74% of technology purchases are funded, at least partially, by business units (BUs) outside of IT, according to a recent Gartner survey.

EU Publishes Report on the Security of Open RAN

The EU Member States, with the support of the European Commission and ENISA, the EU Agency for Cybersecurity, published a report on the cybersecurity of Open RAN.

Nokia Demonstrates 600G Transmission Over 1008 km Long-Haul Network

Nokia announced the successful completion of a network trial with TIM using the PSE-Vs fifth-generation super coherent optics.

Telecom Italia Boss Confident on Network Merger Talks

Telecom Italia CEO Pietro Labriola said the operator could seal a deal to merge its fixed network with state-backed Open Fiber in a matter of days.

EC Informs Apple of Objections for Apple Pay Service

The European Commission has informed Apple of its preliminary view that it abused its dominant position in markets for mobile wallets on iOS devices.

Ericsson Gets Approval for 5G in Romania

Ericsson got the green light to provide 5G network equipment to mobile operators in Romania.

Nokia Reports Almost Flat Sales in the First Quarter

During the first quarter of 2022, Nokia saw minimal growth in sales compared with the same period last year.

Orqa Acquires ImmersionRC to Create EU-Based Drone Powerhouse

Croatian-based startup Orqa will acquire ImmersionRC.

Siemens Software Expands Xcelerator as a Service

Siemens Digital Industries Software announced that its transition to a software-as-a-service (SaaS) led business is progressing well and its momentum is increasing.

Netflix Expects Tough Year After Subscriber Loss

2022 didn't start as planned for Netflix.

Bosch, Mitsubishi, and BPSE Develop Business Models for Battery Swapping

When it comes to electric vehicles, even high-speed charging is not always speedy enough.

IBM Annual Think Conference to Expand Globally

IBM announced the international expansion of its annual Think conference, returning as a series of exclusive, invite-only, in-person event experiences held in more than a dozen cities around the world.

EP Committee Agrees on New Charger Rules

A European Parliament committee backed a proposal that would force all smartphone makers to offer USB-C charging.

29 Percent of IT Workers Have High Intent to Stay With Their Current Employer

IT workers are more inclined to quit their jobs than employees in other functions, with a 10.2% lower intent to stay than non-IT employees, the lowest out of all corporate functions, according to a survey by Gartner.

IBM Continues Growth in the First Quarter of 2022

IBM marked another successful quarter with significant growth in the cloud, software, and consulting revenue.

GSMA Postpones MWC Shanghai 2022

After the recent cancelation of the M360 Eurasia event in Moscow, the GSMA expressed regret as it postponed MWC Shanghai 2022.

Zagreb to Host a Regional AI and Data Science Event in May

An exclusive event DSC Croatia 22 will be held in Zagreb from May 10 to 12.

Two-Thirds of Tech Companies Experienced Fraud in the Past 2 Years

Cybercrime tops the list of current threats facing businesses, while emerging risks from ESG-reporting fraud and platform fraud could impact businesses in the future, according to PwC.

Smartphone Shipments Fall 11 Percent in 1Q22

Worldwide smartphone shipments fell 11% amid unfavorable economic conditions and sluggish seasonal demand in the first quarter of 2022, according to Canalys.

Musk Makes $43 Billion Takeover Offer for Twitter

Elon Musk made a $43 billion cash takeover offer to acquire Twitter.

Ericsson Grew Sales in the First Quarter

Ericsson had encouraging sales in its key markets and continued momentum in 5G in the first quarter of 2022. However, the company booked an 8% decline in net profit to SEK2.9 billion ($307.2 million).

Worldwide PC Shipments Declined 7.3 Percent in the First Quarter of 2022

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 77.5 million units in the first quarter of 2022, a 7.3% decrease from the first quarter of 2021, according to preliminary results by Gartner.

Ericsson and Nokia Suspend Business in Russia

Following the war in Ukraine, global companies are freezing their activities in Russia.

Boeing and Microsoft Deepen Partnership in Digital Aviation

Boeing and Microsoft announced the deepening of their strategic partnership to accelerate Boeing’s digital transformation.

Meta Cancelled F8 Developer Conference

Meta canceled this year’s edition of their F8 developer conference.

Samsung's Profit Grew 50 Percent in Q1 on Solid Chip Demand

In its earnings guidance for the first quarter of 2022, Samsung reported a 50% jump in operating earnings.

Companies to Increase Spending on AI by Almost 20 Percent in 2022

Worldwide revenues for the AI market, including software, hardware, and services, are forecast to grow 19.6% year over year in 2022 to $432.8 billion, according to IDC.

Siemens Leads 2021 German Patent Ranking

Siemens filed more patents than any other company in Germany in 2021, climbing to fifth place in the European Patent Office's applicant ranking.

Spain to Invest €11 Billion in the Chip Sector

The Spanish government plans to invest €11 billion in the country’s chip industry.

Nokia and Rakuten Mobile Reach 1 Terabit per Channel in Live Network

Nokia and Rakuten Mobile announced that the two companies have demonstrated the first live 1 Tb/s per channel transmission over Rakuten’s commercial Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexer (DWDM) network.

Belgium Gets a Potential New Entrant in the Mobile Market

The prospect of a fourth mobile network operator entering the Belgian mobile market became more likely.

Intel Launches Its Fastest Desktop Processor

Intel announced full details and availability for the new 12th Gen Core i9-12900KS, the processor the company claims to be the world’s fastest desktop processor.

Motorola Becomes Third Largest Smartphone OEM in the US in 2021

Motorola emerged as the third-largest smartphone brand in the US in 2021, according to Counterpoint Research.

Ericsson Starts Iraq Review

Ericsson launched a comprehensive review of its conduct relating to Iraq and how this was addressed.

Qualcomm Launches $100 Million Snapdragon Metaverse Fund

Qualcomm announced the launch of the Snapdragon Metaverse Fund.

Five Trends to Help Hybrid Work – Work

Microsoft released its second annual Work Trend Index report, “Great Expectations: Making Hybrid Work Work.”

Top 10 Government Technology Trends for 2022

Gartner identified the top 10 government technology trends for 2022 that can guide public-sector leaders in accelerating digital transformation and mitigating disruption risks.

5G Smartphone Sales Penetration Surpassed 4G in January 2022

Sales penetration of 5G-capable smartphones reached 51% globally in January 2022, surpassing the penetration of 4G smartphones for the first time, according to Counterpoint Research.

Xiaomi Announces Its Smartphone 12 Series

Xiaomi announced plans to roll out its latest flagship line to international markets.

Intel Announces Initial Investment of Over €33 Billion in EU

Intel announced the first phase of its plans to invest as much as 80 billion euros in the European Union.

Deutsche Telekom Starts Tower Sale Process

According to media reports, Deutsche Telekom started the sales process for its mobile towers business.

IBM Acquires Neudesic, Leading Microsoft Azure Consultancy

IBM announced it has acquired Neudesic, a leading U.S. cloud services consultancy specializing primarily in the Microsoft Azure platform, along with bringing skills in multicloud.

Lenovo Delivers Another Record Quarter

Lenovo announced record quarterly results for the Group, with historic highs for both profit and revenue and the Group’s first US$20 billion quarter.

Bosch to Invest in Extending Semiconductor Production in Reutlingen

In an additional move to combat the ongoing global chip shortage, Bosch plans to further extend its wafer fab in Reutlingen.

EU Sues China for Technology Patent Policies

EU filed a case against China with the World Trade Organisation.

IBM Targets Security with Next-Generation Flash Storage Offerings

IBM unveiled FlashSystem Cyber Vault, a solution designed to help companies better detect and recover quickly from ransomware and other cyberattacks.

Nokia and Kyndryl to Collaborate on Private Networks

Nokia and IBM spin-off Kyndryl teamed to build specialized 4G and 5G private wireless networking services for industrial enterprises.

Intel to Acquire Tower Semiconductor for $5.4 Billion

Intel and Tower Semiconductor announced a definitive agreement under which Intel will acquire Tower for $53 per share in cash, representing a total enterprise value of approximately $5.4 billion.

European Publishers File Antitrust Complaint Against Google

The European Publishers Council filed an antitrust complaint against Google with the European Commission.

AMD Completes Acquisition of Xilinx

AMD announced the completion of its acquisition of Xilinx in an all-stock transaction.

Largest European Telecoms Seek Action on Streaming Players

Chiefs of Vodafone Group, Deutsche Telekom, Telefonica, and Orange issued an urgent plea for European regulators to force large content platforms to contribute to the cost of the digital infrastructure delivering their services.

A Successful Start of the Fiscal Year for Siemens

In the first fiscal quarter of the financial year 2022, Siemens recorded significant growth.

NVIDIA and SoftBank Group Announce Termination of Arm Acquisition

NVIDIA and SoftBank Group (SBG) announced the termination of the previously announced transaction whereby NVIDIA would acquire Arm from SBG.

EC Proposes Chips Act to Confront Semiconductor Shortages

The European Commission proposed a set of measures to ensure the EU's security of supply, resilience, and technological leadership in semiconductor technologies and applications.

Lenovo Unveils TruScale HPC as a Service

Lenovo recently unveiled a new service named TruScale High-Performance Computing as a Service (HPCaaS).

GSMA Signs Deal with the 5G-ACIA

The GSMA signed a memorandum of understanding with the 5G Alliance for Connected Industries and Automation (5G-ACIA).

Alphabet Posts Record Results in Q4

Google parent Alphabet finished 2021 with record quarterly sales that topped expectations.

BlackBerry to Sell Remaining Mobile Patents

BlackBerry struck a deal to sell remaining patents related to its defunct mobile business to a specialist IP company.

HBO Max to Launch in 15 European Countries

HBO Max streaming service announced it will launch service in 15 European countries on March 8.

Samsung Introduces Fingerprint Security IC for Biometric Payment Cards

Samsung introduced its new fingerprint security IC (integrated circuit) with enhanced security features.

Heydemann to Step-in as an Orange CEO

Orange has selected Christel Heydemann as the new CEO.

FedEx and Microsoft Announce New Logistics Solution for e-Commerce

FedEx and Microsoft announced the next solution as part of their multi-year collaboration to transform commerce, supply chains, and logistics.

Nvidia Works on Meta's AI Supercomputer to Power Metaverse

Meta chose Nvidia's technologies for a new supercomputer designed to scale up and develop the next generation of AI technology.

Apple Posts Record Results for the First Fiscal Quarter

Apple reported record sales in the holiday quarter due to high iPhone demand and growing subscribers.

Nokia and OIV to Deliver First 5G SA Private Network in Croatia for AD Plastik

Nokia is partnering with OIV to deliver a 5G private wireless network solution that will enhance operational efficiency and enable new capabilities at AD Plastik’s automotive component manufacturing facility in Croatia.

AMD Unveils Professional Graphics for Mainstream Workstation Users

AMD announced new additions to the Radeon PRO W6000 Series desktop and mobile workstation graphics lineup.