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Samsung Completes 8nm RF Solution Development

Samsung introduced its newest radio frequency technology based on 8-nanometer process.

HT Launches Premium Fiscal Cash Register

Hrvatski Telekom widened its portfolio of business solutions with the Premium Fiscal Cash Register.

Finnish and Japanese Groups Form 6G Alliance

Japanese and Finnish mobile technology organisations agreed to collaborate on the development of 6G technologies.

POS Transaction Values to Exceed $17.3 Trillion Globally by 2026

The total value of transactions processed by POS terminals will exceed $17.3 trillion in 2026, from $14.8 trillion in 2021; growing 28%, according to Juniper Research.

Huawei Opens Cyber Security and Privacy Protection Transparency Center

Huawei opened its largest Global Cyber Security and Privacy Protection Transparency Center in Dongguan, China.

Investments and Experiments in Quantum Computing on the Rise

Investments in quantum computing are expected to increase in the next 24 months, according to new survey results from IDC.

Bosch Opens Wafer Fab of the Future in Dresden

In the German town of Dresden, Bosch opened one of the world’s most modern wafer fabs.

Pandemic-Driven Online Adoption Habits to Be Future Norm

The move to handling essential elements of everyday life online, prompted by the Global pandemic, will remain a fundamental reality for people around the world long after the pandemic has passed, a comprehensive new consumer report by Ericsson predicts.

Gideon Brothers Raises $31 Million Series A Investment

Gideon Brothers, a robotics and AI solutions company, has raised a $31 million Series A investment to accelerate the development and commercialization of its AI & 3D vision-based autonomous mobile robots (AMRs).

AI Based Solution for DT Business Clients

Deutsche Telekom and its technology partner Cognigy offer an AI-based solution for customer contact management to business customers.

HT Launches First 5G Roaming Service in Croatia

Hrvatski Telekom concluded an agreement for 5G roaming with Magyar Telekom, member of Deutsche Telekom Group.

Internet Glitch Hits Thousands of Websites

A glitch has taken down thousands of government, news and social media websites across the globe.

Teo Radman Wins the Finals of Hrvatski Telekom e-League

Teo Radman is the winner of this year's Hrvatski Telekom e-League, the esport competition with nine Croatian football clubs participating.

Infobip Enables Businesses to Respond Via Instagram Messaging

Infobip, global cloud communications company, announced it has added Instagram Messaging to the portfolio of channels available through its global Communications-Platform-as-a-Service offering.

Altcoins to Drive the Next Surge Post Crypto Market Crash

All cryptocurrencies other than Bitcoins are known as altcoins, and with the crypto market crashing recently and the prices of Bitcoins witnessing a heavy turbulence.

Smart City Technology Markets Continue to Evolve at a High Pace

In 2020, the global installed base of individually controlled smart street lights amounted to 13.0 million units (excluding China), according to news research from Berg Insights.

Google Prepares Ad Tracking Restrictions for Android

Google plans to restrict advertiser tracking of Android users by preparing to anonymise identifiable data.

Demand for Data Privacy Management Software Will Remain Strong

The data privacy management software market saw soaring growth in 2020 with worldwide revenues up 46.1% year over year, according to IDC.

Ericsson, DT and Partners Achieve End-to-End Multivendor 5G Voice Call

Ericsson has partnered with Deutsche Telekom to achieve the first 5G voice over new radio (VoNR) call on an end-to-end multivendor network.

Daimler and Nokia Sign Patent Licensing Agreement

Daimler and Nokia have signed a patent licensing agreement.

Bosch Is Making the Smart Home Even More User-Friendly

More and more people in Germany are opting for connected appliances that interact intelligently.

OnePlus, Xiaomi Shine in Finland, Netherlands and Denmark Smartphone Market

The European smartphone market is on the road to recovery, growing 6% annually in 1Q21 after a year hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Counterpoint Research.

More Gen Zers Now Use TikTok than Instagram in the US

After explosive user growth in 2019 and 2020, TikTok will reach a pivotal milestone with respect to its youngest users, according to eMarketer.

Smart Assistants in Russia

At the end of April, SberDevices opened beta testing of the Visper platform to create a virtual presenter which can read a text like a live speaker.

The Average Salary in Croatia Rose over 4 Percent

The average monthly paid off net earnings per person in employment in legal entities of the Republic of Croatia for the first quarter of 2021 amounted to 7 262 kuna for men and to 6 806 kuna for women.

Huawei Launches a Range of New Products Powered by HarmonyOS 2

Huawei launched its Harmony operating system for smartphones in a push to recover from U.S. sanctions.

Record Revenue and Income for Dell in FY 2022 First Quarter

Dell announced record financial results for its fiscal 2022 first quarter.

TCCM Is Helping 50 Telecoms and 200 Smartphone Sellers Across CEE

Founded by recognized entrepreneur Kamil Vacek, TCCM specialize in partnering with mobile phone brands to establish and develop their business across Central & Eastern Europe.

Nevera, First Commercial Hypercar from Rimac Automobili

Rimac Automobili unveiled the production version of the C_Two, now becoming the Nevera, an all-electric, 1914hp, 258mph, €2m hypercar designed and engineered to unleash an unprecedented level of performance.

Japanese Companies and Government to Fund Domestic TSMC Chip Factory

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co is working with a group of more than 20 Japanese companies on chipmaking technology.

Telemedicine to Save Healthcare Industry $21 Billion Globally by 2025

Telemedicine will save the healthcare industry $21 billion in costs by 2025; rising from $11 billion in 2021, according to Juniper Research.

China Telecom Makes NB-IoT Milestone

China Telecom said it is the first operator in the world to break 100 million connections on its NB-IoT network.

Public Cloud Services Market Totaled $312 Billion in 2020

The worldwide public cloud services market grew 24.1% year over year in 2020 with revenues totaling $312 billion, according to IDC.

HP Beats Estimates in the Second Fiscal Quarter

HP beat Wall Street estimates in its second fiscal quarter of 2021.

Notebook PC Delivered Strong First Quarter

With remote and hybrid work options and e-learning continuing worldwide, demand for Notebook PCs is at its highest, driving 81% year-on-year shipment growth, according to Strategy Analytics.

Lenovo Delivers Record Quarter Results and New Fiscal Year Milestone

Lenovo Group had record results for both its fourth quarter and fiscal year, with growth across all parts of the business.

Instagram and Facebook Bring New Set of Privacy Tools

All users on Instagram and Facebook now have the option to hide their public like counts, so they can decide what works best for them.

Sony Explores Opportunities in Mobile Gaming

Sony is exploring how to make a fresh start in the mobile gaming market.

TIM and the University of Rome to Create a New Digital Communication Hub

The University of Rome Unitelma Sapienza and TIM have signed a memorandum of understanding to create the Communication and Digital Media Academy.

Spending on Blockchain Solutions to Reach Nearly $19 Billion in 2024

Organizations are forecast to spend nearly $6.6 billion on blockchain solutions this year, an increase of more than 50% compared to 2020, according to IDC.

T-Mobile US Expects Market Rebound

Mike Sievert, president and CEO of T-Mobile US, said that the market is on the brink of a return to normal customer churn patterns.

Digital Commerce Spend to Exceed $11.6 Trillion in 2021

Digital commerce spending will rise to over $11.6 trillion by the end of 2021, from $10.5 trillion last year; a growth of 11.5% in a single year, according to Juniper Research.

Nokia and Proximus Deploy Fastest Live Fiber Network

Nokia and Proximus turned on the world’s fastest fiber access network in Antwerp, Belgium.

2021 Smartphone Growth to Reach Its Highest Level Since 2015

IDC has raised its near-term outlook for the global smartphone market.

Xiaomi Posts Record Profit and Revenue in 1Q21

Xiaomi had a record-breaking first quarter of 2021.

Smartwatch Shipments Jump 35 Percent in 1Q21

Global smartwatch shipments in grew 35% in the first quarter of 2021, according to Counterpoint Research.

Germany to Cover Rural Areas with €1.1 Billion EU Scheme

Germany pushed forward with plans to fund 5,000 masts in areas with severely limited mobile coverage, after the European Commission signed-off the €1.1 billon scheme.

EMEA PC Market Poised for Fifth Consecutive Quarter of Double Digit Growth

EMEA shipments of traditional PCs will total 99.7 million in 2021, a 19.8% YoY growth, according to IDC.

Amazon to Acquire MGM for $8.45 Billion

Amazon and MGM  announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Amazon will acquire MGM for a purchase price of $8.45 billion.

Global Top 100 Companies Surge to Record Highs

Since the declines seen in early 2020, global equity markets have not only recovered lost ground, but have surged to record highs, according to PwC.

PC Market Continues to Surge with Expected Growth of 18.1 Percent in 2021

Despite ongoing concerns around semiconductor shortages the PC market continues to be one of the many consumer technology markets that is thriving, according to IDC.

iPhone 12 Series Captures One-third of Smartphone Revenues in 1Q21

Apple’s iPhones dominated the best-selling models’ list for the first quarter of 2021 both in terms of volume as well as value, according to Counterpoint Research.

Ericsson Faces Loss of China Market Share

Ericsson warned it will face a higher risk of taking lower market share in China than it currently holds.

HT Presents Virtual Stadium for Croatian Football Fans

Hrvatski Telekom, a long-term partner of the Croatian national football team, presented the Virtual Stadium.

Global Ride Hailing Market Rebound in Sight

Although 2020 was tough for ride-hailing operators everywhere, with a decline of 18% in worldwide total revenue across the sector, Strategy Analytics’ global-ride hailing report and forecast says a rebound is clearly in sight.

Telecom Italia Confident on Annual Goals

Telecom Italia is confident it will achieve its targets for 2021, despite revenue remaining flat at €3.8 billion in the first quarter.

eCommerce Losses to Online Payment Fraud to Exceed $20 Billion in 2021

The value of losses due to eCommerce fraud will rise this year, from $17.5 billion in 2020 to over $20 billion by 2021; a growth of 18% over a single year, according to Juniper Research.

DT and SoftBank Said to Discuss T-Mobile Trade

According to media reports, Deutsche Telekom entered talks with SoftBank Group to buy the Japanese company’s stake in T-Mobile US.

Qualcomm Announces Latest Snapdragon Chipset

At its annual 5G Summit, Qualcomm revealed its latest chipset for high-end smartphones, the Snapdragon 778G 5G mobile platform.

Amazon Music Offers Free HD Upgrade to its Users

Amazon Music announced that its high-quality streaming tier will be available to all Unlimited subscribers at no extra cost.

Ericsson Enters Partnership on Industry 4.0 Safety

Ericsson announced it has entered partnership with Sigma Connectivity and Mobilaris to advance the next generation of 5G workforce safety for Industry 4.0.

Consumer Enthusiasm Drives the Wearables Market to Growth in 2020

Worldwide shipments of wearable devices reached 153.5 million in the fourth quarter of 2020 (4Q20), a year-over-year increase of 27.2% according to IDC.

DT Plans to Accelerate Growth over the Coming Years

Deutsche Telekom plans to significantly accelerate its growth in the coming years.

Global Smartphone Wholesale Revenue Passes $100 Billion in 1Q21

Global smartphone shipment revenue rose 37% year on year in 1Q21 to pass $100B in wholesale terms, according to Strategy Analytics.

GSMA Unveils Plans for MWC21

CEO of GSMA John Hoffman, claims that the organisation will be an industry trailblazer as it prepares to host more than 35,000 attendees at MWC21 in Barcelona next month.

Route Mobile appoints John Owen as its CEO for Europe and Americas

Route Mobile UK announced the appointment of John Owen as its CEO of Europe and Americas, based in the UK (London) office, with immediate effect.

FutureProof, an App that Helps Young People Find Their Ideal Professions

To help young people become aware of their talents and maximize their potentials, and thus find the ideal profession, Hrvatski Telekom has launched the FutureProof project.

Legal Technology Budgets Will Increase Threefold by 2025

Legal technology budgets will increase threefold through 2025 as general counsel face unprecedented pressure both in terms of managing legal workload and driving efficiency in their departments, according to Gartner.

IFA 2021 Canceled and Will Return in 2022

Messe Berlin and gfu Consumer & Home Electronics GmbH are jointly announcing that IFA 2021 will not take place in September as a physical live event as originally planned. The decision was made following detailed conversations with public health experts and multiple stakeholders. Ultimately, several key global health metrics did not move as fast in the right direction as had been hoped for - from the rapid emergence of new COVID-19 variants, for example in South Asia, to continued uncertainties about the speed of the rollout of vaccination programmes around the world.

IFA 2021 Canceled and Will Return in 2022

Messe Berlin and gfu Consumer & Home Electronics GmbH are jointly announcing that IFA 2021 will not take place in September as a physical live event as originally planned. The decision was made following detailed conversations with public health experts and multiple stakeholders. Ultimately, several key global health metrics did not move as fast in the right direction as had been hoped for - from the rapid emergence of new COVID-19 variants, for example in South Asia, to continued uncertainties about the speed of the rollout of vaccination programmes around the world.

Daily Office Occupancy Levels Across Europe Are Increasing

A new forecast from IDC shows that in 2020 the number of home-based office workers increased by 17.7 times compared to 2019.

Security and Risk Management Spending to Exceed $150 Billion in 2021

Worldwide spending on information security and risk management technology and services is forecast to grow 12.4% to reach $150.4 billion in 2021, according to Gartner.

GSMA Calls on Governments to License 6 GHz to Power 5G

The GSMA called on governments to open sufficient amounts of 6GHz spectrum for licensing 5G.

Cellular IoT Connections to Reach 3.5 Billion by 2030

5G comprised less than 1% of IoT connections in 2020 but will rise to 40% of all the overall connections by 2030, according to Strategy Analytics.

AT&T and Discovery Combine Entertainment Units

AT&T will combine its WarnerMedia unit with pay-TV broadcaster Discovery.

Amazon’s Share of the US Digital Ad Market Surpassed 10 Percent in 2020

Amazon's advertising business grew by 52.5% last year, pushing their share of the US digital ad market past 10% for the first time, according to eMarketer.

Qualcomm to Skip MWC Barcelona This Year

Qualcomm joined the list of several major tech companies that will not attend Mobile World Congress this year.

Autonomous Robot Triages COVID-19 Patients

Over the past year, sick patients stepping into the hospital in Mexico immediately have their temperature, blood oxygen level and medical history recorded by RoomieBot.

IBM Warns on Chips Shortages until 2023

IBM president Jim Whitehurst indicated a current chip shortage impacting production of smartphones could last for another two years.

71 Percent of Smartphones Sold in 2021 will be AI Powered

On-device Artificial Intelligence is being rapidly implemented by smartphone vendors, according to Strategy Analytics.

5G Already Changing Smartphone Use Behavior

A new report by Ericsson ConsumerLab highlights the impact that 5G is already having on smartphone users worldwide and what they expect the technology to deliver in the future.

AI Grows as Businesses Strive for Resilience

New market research commissioned by IBM found that almost one-third of IT professionals surveyed globally say their business is now using AI.

Domestic Digital Money Transfer Values to Grow to $3.4 Trillion by 2025

Digital domestic money transfer transaction values will rise from $2 trillion in 2020 to $3.4 trillion in 2025, driven by the growth of mobile money transfers, according to Juniper Research.

Global Chip Shortage Expected to Persist Until Second Quarter of 2022

The worldwide semiconductor shortage will persist through 2021, and is expected to recover to normal levels by the second quarter of 2022, according to Gartner.

Enterprise Adoption of 5G Smartphones Is Taking Off

5G business smartphone shipments will grow at a CAGR of 28% over the 2021-2026 forecast period, according to a new Strategy Analytics forecast.

Nokia Selected as a Supplier for Swisscom's New Optical Transport Network

Nokia was selected by Swisscom to transform the operator’s existing infrastructure to a fully automated and high capacity optical transport network.

CEOs Anticipate an Economic Boom Over the Next Two Years

More CEOs anticipate an economic boom (60%) than stagnation (40%) in 2021 and 2022, according to a recent survey of CEOs and senior executives by Gartner.

Samobor, Pučišća, Tounj and Trpanj Get Free WiFi Internet

Hrvatski Telekom has implemented free WiFi internet in the Town of Samobor and the municipalities of Pučišća, Tounj, and Trpanj, which provides access to the internet in public locations for citizens and visitors.

Demand in the Second Half of 2020 Helped the Global Telecommunications Market

Worldwide Telecommunications Services and Pay TV Services revenues totaled $1.53 trillion in 2020, representing flat year-over-year growth, according to IDC.

Facial Recognition For Payments to Be Used by 1.4 Billion People by 2025

The number of users of software-based facial recognition to secure payments will exceed 1.4 billion globally by 2025, from just 671 million in 2020, according to Juniper Research.

PC Shipments Forecast to Grow 18.2 Percent in 2021

Despite many regions beginning their reopening process from COVID-19, PC demand across the globe remains strong and in some cases at record levels exiting 2020.

Nokia Unveils 5G Femtocell

Nokia introduced an indoor small cell that will support 5G.

Oversight Board Upholds Facebook’s Decision to Suspend Trump’s Accounts

The Oversight Board upheld Facebook’s suspension of former US President Donald Trump’s Facebook and Instagram accounts.

Digital Preparedness Helped Organizations Adapt to COVID-19

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) released the results of an in-depth study of how the relationship between technology, business and people evolved during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apple Leads the $100 Billion+ Smartphone Market with 42 Percent Share

The global smartphone market posted record first-quarter revenues driven by strong revenue growth of top five OEMs, according to Counterpoint Research.

IBM Unveils World's First 2 Nanometer Chip Technology

IBM unveiled a breakthrough in semiconductor design and process with the development of the world's first chip announced with 2 nanometer nanosheet technology.

Infobip Acquires SMS Firewall Business Anam

Infobip Group, a global cloud communications platform company for businesses, announced it has acquired Anam, the number one SMS firewall service provider.

Banks Face the Time of the Greatest Transformation So Far

Croatian finance and IT leaders gathered at a Combis panel called DiscussIT "Innovation for a Better Society".

US Mobile Payment Users Will Surpass 100 Million This Year

The pandemic accelerated the adoption of mobile payment platforms (used at point-of-sale), as Americans sought out retailers offering contactless services, according to eMarketer.

Chromebooks Lead PC Revival in 1Q21

Total worldwide PC market (including tablets) grew strongly for a fourth successive quarter, with shipments up 53.1% year on year at 122.1 million units, according to Canalys.