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Japan's Fukui Bank Moves to IBM Cloud

IBM Services announced an agreement with Japan-based Fukui Bank to migrate its distributed processing system to IBM Cloud.

TSMC Expects Another Weak Quarter as Smartphone Woes Persist

TSMC is predicting another weak quarter for revenue growth, as the chipmaker to Apple and Huawei grapples with global smartphone market malaise, according to Bloomberg.

Samsung's Foldable Screens Fail in Some Early Review Models

Some test models of Samsung’s new foldable phone suffered defects after only days of use, according to Bloomberg.

B2B Manufacturing Brands Must Improve Digital Marketing Operations

Most B2B manufacturers are struggling to build the digital marketing strategies and purchase guidance needed to help buyers make the most informed decisions, according to Gartner.

Spotify to Surpass Pandora Listeners by 2021, Sooner Than Expected

Pandora may be the most popular music streaming service in the US, but it won’t retain the No. 1 spot for much longer, according to eMarketer.

The Future of App Development Is Multiexperience

As user application touchpoints increase in frequency, change in modalities and expand in device type, the future of app development is multiexperience, according to a recent survey by Gartner.

Converged Systems Revenue Increased 14.8 Percent in 4Q18

According to IDC, worldwide converged systems market revenue increased 14.8% year over year to $4.15 billion during the fourth quarter of 2018 (4Q18).

Big Day for Commercial 5G in U.S. and South Korea

Wednesday, April 3, was a big day for commercial 5G.

IBM Revenue Falls Almost 5 Percent in the First Quarter

IBM reported reported a decline in revenue from the cloud-computing, AI and cognitive software unit. It had a 2 percent drop, to $5.0 billion, according to Bloomberg.

Public Cloud Revenue Will Grow 17.5 Percent in 2019

The worldwide public cloud services market is projected to grow 17.5 percent in 2019 to total $214.3 billion, up from $182.4 billion in 2018, according to Gartner.

Hangar18 opens it’s first Noa Irish store

The first NOA „brand shop“ has been opened in Ireland, in one of the largest shopping centers in Northern Dublin, Swords Pavillions. Croatian company Hanga18 is behind Noa brand of mobile phones and TV sets. With the goal of making the NOA product family and NOA Premium Care guarantee accessible to interested customers, NOA has offered on the Irish market a large part of the NOA product assortment: NOA mobile phones, NOA Vision TV sets, NOA tablets, and the NOAline lifestyle accessories brand.

Trust is the Most Important in Successful Blockchain Implementations

According to the latest report from on the impact of blockchain technology, what the aerospace industry doesn’t know about its planes is costing it serious money.

Uber's Operating Losses Piled Up to $12 Billion Since 2014

According to the filing, Uber had 91 million monthly active users by the end of last year.

Commercial Virtual Card Payments Will Exceed $1 Trillion by 2022

A new report from Juniper Research found that the annual value of virtual cards used by businesses will grow 90% over the next four years.

Top 10 Global Retailers Will Use Real-Time In-Store Pricing by 2025

Gartner predicts that by 2025, the top 10 global retailers by revenue will leverage contextualized real-time pricing through mobile applications to manage and adjust in-store prices for customers.

Qualcomm Launches AI SoCs and Dedicated Smart Speaker Platform

Qualcomm launched the new QCS400 SoC series.

Tesla and Panasonic Moderate Expansion Plans for Battery Factory

Tesla and Panasonic are tempering expansion plans for the battery gigafactory they’ve plugged billions into the last few years, according to Bloomberg.

Siemens and Intel Demonstrate AI for Real-Time Cardiac MRI Diagnosis

Intel and Siemens Healthineers are collaborating on a break-through AI-based cardiac MRI segmentation and analysis model that has the potential to provide real-time cardiovascular disease diagnosis.

YouTube, Answering Critics, Tries a New Metric: Responsibility

YouTube is changing the way it measures success on the world’s biggest video site following a series of scandals, according to Bloomberg.

Facebook Expanding Efforts to Block False Information

Facebook said it’s rolling out a slew of new and expanded ways to rein in the spread of misinformation across its websites and apps, according to Bloomberg.

Siemens Unveiled New Generation of High-End Industrial PCs

Siemens has added a new generation of high-end IPCs to its portfolio of industrial PCs.

AI Investments Will Reach $5 Billion Across European Industries in 2019

AI systems spending will reach $5.2 billion in Europe in 2019, a 49% increase over 2018, according to IDC.

Ericsson Launched Industry Connect Solution

Ericsson has launched Ericsson Industry Connect, an easy-to-use cellular connectivity solution to accelerate Industry 4.0 digital transformation.

Over Half of Organizations with Cybersecurity Plans Fail to Test Them

IBM Security announced the results of a global study exploring organizations' preparedness when it comes to withstanding and recovering from a cyberattack.

Top 10 Strategic Technologies Impacting Higher Education in 2019

Gartner has identified the top 10 strategic technologies impacting higher education in 2019.

European Spending on Security Solutions Will Reach $27.3 Billion in 2019

Spending on security hardware, software, and services in Europe is expected to reach $27.3 billion in 2019, an increase of 8.3% over 2018, according to IDC.

Telekom Srbija and Ericsson Go Live with Core Network Virtualized Functions

Ericsson and Telekom Srbija mark an important milestone in the path towards 5G, virtualizing some of the Core Network functions.

Double-Digit Growth Expected in the Smart Home Market

The global market for smart home devices is expected to grow 26.9% year over year in 2019 to 832.7 million shipments, according to IDC.

Qualcomm Unveils Power Efficient AI Accelerator Cloud AI 100

Qualcomm announced that it is bringing the company’s AI expertise to the cloud with the Qualcomm Cloud AI 100.

AR and VR Headsets Poised for Significant Growth

Worldwide shipments of AR/VR headsets are forecast to reach 8.9 million units in 2019, up 54.1% from the prior year, according to IDC.

Wireless IoT Devices in the Oil and Gas Industry Reached 1.3 Million in 2018

According to a new research report from Berg Insight, the number of devices featuring cellular or satellite connectivity deployed in oil and gas applications amounted to 1.3 million at the end of 2018.

Consumer Retail Spend Will Rise by 25 Percent by 2023

A new study from Juniper Research has identified a range of strategies for payment providers to deploy if they are to maximise their opportunities across both the offline and online space.

Europe Will Spend $815 Million on Blockchain Technologies in 2019

Despite a slow start, Europe is now one of the fastest-growing regions worldwide for blockchain spending, according to IDC.

Sony Develops a Stacked CMOS Image Sensor Technology

Sony announced that it has succeed in developing Pregius S, a stacked CMOS image sensor technology.

Snapchat Adds Video Games to App in Latest Bid to Boost Sales

Snap is getting into the video-game business, according to Bloomberg.

Photomath partners with Snapchat

Photomath, the world’s most used math education app, today announced a new partnership with Snap Inc. that invites Snapchat users to solve any math equation through their camera. To access the feature, users simply “press and hold” on the Snapchat camera when a math equation is in view, and Photomath’s math solver engine will recognize the problem and immediately generate a solution on the Snapchat camera screen. Problem scanning works for both handwritten and printed math problems. The Photomath function will begin rolling out slowly to Snapchatters these days.

Samsung Profit Drops Most in Four Years as Chip Prices Slump

Samsung reported its worst operating-profit drop in more than four years, buffeted by falling memory-chip prices and slowing smartphone sales, according to Bloomberg.

Data Management Startup Segment Now Has a $1.5 Billion Valuation

Segment, a startup that helps companies manage the streams of data they collect about their customers, raised $175 million in venture funding, according to Bloomberg.

Smartphone Assembly Volumes Drop 6.2 Percent in 4Q18

Due to weakening channel demand, worldwide smartphone ODM/EMS assembly shipment volumes dropped 6.2% year over year during the fourth quarter of 2018 (4Q18) with total shipments of 356.7 million, according to IDC.

A2P Business Messages Will Reach 3.5 Trillion by 2023

A new study from Juniper Research found that 3.5 trillion business A2P messages will be delivered by 2023, up from an estimated 2.5 trillion in 2019, a 40% growth.

Twitter CEO Adds His Voice to Support of Regulation in Tech

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said rules like Europe’s GDPR have had a positive impact on the technology industry, according to Bloomberg.

Millions of Facebook Records Found on Amazon Cloud Servers

Facebook user data is still showing up in places it shouldn’t, according to Bloomberg.

Infobip Enhances Security and Privacy for Uber Riders and Drivers

Infobip is helping Uber extend its safety initiatives and improve the privacy of riders and drivers through number masking technology.

Contactless Ticketing Users Will Reach 468 Million by 2023

A new study from Juniper Research found that contactless ticketing users will reach 468 million by 2023, up from an estimated 180 million in 2019.

Server Revenue Grew 17.8 Percent in 4Q18; Shipments Increased 8.5 Percent

The worldwide server market continued to grow through 2018 as revenue increased 17.8 percent in the fourth quarter, while shipments grew 8.5 percent year over year, according to Gartner.

US Esports Ad Revenues Will Grow 25 Percent in 2019

Esports ad revenues are poised to surpass $200 million by next year, according to eMarketer.

EMEA External Storage Market Closed 2018 with Record Growth

The EMEA external storage systems market recorded another positive quarter in 4Q18, with 9.4% year-on-year growth in dollars (12.9% in euros), according to IDC.

Apple Grows iPhone Share in US, Despite Overseas Challenges

While iPhone sales have been lackluster in some overseas markets, Apple’s smartphone continues to gain users in the US, according to eMarketer.

Spending on AI Systems Will Grow to Nearly $35.8 Billion in 2019

Worldwide spending on AI systems is forecast to reach $35.8 billion in 2019, an increase of 44.0% over the amount spent in 2018, according to IDC.

Apple Cancels AirPower Wireless Charging Mat in Rare Retreat

Apple, in an unprecedented retreat, canceled its highly anticipated AirPower wireless charging mat and apologized to customers who were waiting for it, according to Bloomberg.

Huawei Posts 25 Percent Jump in Full-Year Earnings

Huawei posted a 25 percent jump in annual profit even as the Chinese teech giant faces a U.S.-led push to keep it out of 5G networks, according to Bloomberg.

Sony Chairman Hirai Will Retire This Year

Sony Chairman Kazuo Hirai will retire in June after spending more than three decades at the company, according to Bloomberg.

Tokić Is the First Croatian Company to Deploy Fully Autonomous Mobile Robots

Tokić, a leading Croatian car-parts retailer, has partnered with robotics and AI company Gideon Brothers to deploy autonomous mobile robots in its logistics and distribution center.

Enterprise Storage Systems Market Revenue Grew 7.4 Percent in 4Q18

Vendor revenue in the worldwide enterprise storage systems market increased 7.4% year over year to $14.5 billion during the fourth quarter of 2018, according to IDC.

Bosch Achieves Sales in the Billions with Industry 4.0

Over the past four years, Bosch has made more than 1.5 billion euros with Industry 4.0 applications.

Ekholm: Ericsson Is Leading the Way in 5G

Speaking at the Ericsson Annual General Meeting 2019, President and CEO Börje Ekholm summarized the company's financial performance and improved market position, as well as the company’s leadership position in 5G commercialization.

PCD Shipments Forecast to Continue Their Slow Decline

Unit shipments for the worldwide personal computing devices (PCD) market, comprised of Traditional PCs and Tablets, are expected to decline 3.3% in 2019, according to IDC.

US Digital Ad Spending Will Surpass Traditional in 2019

For the first time, digital ad spending in the US will be greater than traditional ad spending, according to eMarketer.

Huawei Unveils P30 Series

During an exclusive launch event in Paris, Huawei unveiled its new flagship smartphones, P30 and P30 Pro.

Ericsson, Telia and Volvo CE Team Up on 5G for Industrial Use

Ericsson, Volvo Construction Equipment (CE), and Telia are operating Sweden’s first 5G network for industrial use.

Up to Two-Thirds of iPaaS Vendors Will Not Survive By 2023

Although the market for integration platform as a service (iPaaS) shows strong growth, the first signs of market consolidation are starting to emerge, according to Gartner.

Server Market Revenue Increased 12.6 Percent in 4Q18

Vendor revenue in the worldwide server market increased 12.6% year over year to $23.6 billion during the fourth quarter of 2018 (4Q18), according to IDC.

EU Said to Urge Member States to Share Intel on 5G Cyber Threats

The European Union is set to call on member states to exchange information to manage the cybersecurity risks of 5G wireless networks, according to Bloomberg.

Facebook Says Users' Passwords Were Visible to Employees

Facebook disclosed a flaw on its social network that made passwords of hundreds of millions of users visible to employees and said the issue has now been fixed, according to Bloomberg.

Most Businesses Recognize Value of Data But Struggle with Protection

Dell EMC announced the results of the third Global Data Protection Index revealing an explosive growth rate of data of 569 percent.

Mobile Roaming Operator Billed Revenues Will Stay Flat at $51 Billion

A new study from Juniper Research found that operator revenues from international mobile roaming are expected to recover slightly.

Qualcomm Signs Agreement with EURECOM, IMT and France Brevets

France Brevets, IMT and EURECOM announced a joint agreement with Qualcomm to foster research into new technologies for future 5G standards.

Uber Plans to Expand Its Trucking Business to Europe Next Month

Uber is expanding its business helping independent trucking companies with logistics, according to Bloomberg.

Stanford Medicine Announces Results of Apple Heart Study

Stanford Medicine reported results of the Apple Heart Study, the largest study ever of its kind.

Micron Says It Will Cut Production as Memory Chip Demand Stalls

Micron, the largest U.S. maker of computer memory chips, said it’s cutting production in response to a slump in demand for its key products, according to Bloomberg.

Strong Growth in the Worldwide Wearables Market in 4Q18

The worldwide market for wearable devices grew 31.4% during the fourth quarter of 2018 (4Q18), reaching a new high of 59.3 million units, according to IDC.

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi launches Intelligent Cloud on Microsoft Azure

Automotive alliance Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi announced the production release of the Alliance Intelligent Cloud.

Bank Cost Savings via Chatbots Will Reach $7.3 Billion by 2023

A new study from Juniper Research has found that the operational cost savings from using chatbots in banking will reach $7.3 billion globally by 2023, up from an estimated $209 million in 2019.

SK Telecom and Samsung Completed Dual Connectivity Test

SK Telecom and Samsung announced that they have successfully completed the network device interoperability test applying Dual Connectivity technology using both 4G and 5G networks.

Blockchain Unchained? The Limitations of the Blockchain Technology

Harald Trautsch, technology expert and CEO of Dolphin Technologies, has been dealing with the topic of blockchain for some time now.

Google Fined 1.49 Billion Euros in Antitrust Case

Google was fined 1.49 billion euros by the European Union for thwarting advertising rivals, according to Bloomberg.

Netflix Confirms That It Won't Be Part of Apple's New Service

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings confirmed that his company won’t be participating in Apple’s new streaming platform, according to Bloomberg.

Consumers Moving Away from Traditional Entertainment and Media

Consumers are increasingly using digital technology for more than just shopping, according to PwC.

Google Unveils Stadia, Its Online Video Game System

Google has unveiled Stadia, a new game streaming platform that will deliver instant access to games on any type of screen.

Huawei Takes Nearly a Quarter of EMEA Smartphone Market in 4Q18

Huawei continued its rapid rise in the EMEA smartphone market in the fourth quarter of 2018, according to IDC.

IBM X-Force Red Launches New Service for Blockchain Security Testing

X-Force Red announced the launch of a new blockchain testing service to help identify weaknesses and strengthen security of a wide range of solutions that incorporate the fast-growing technology.

Smartwatch Shipments Will Reach 166 Million by 2023

A new study by Juniper Research has found that the 4 biggest smartwatch vendors will have their market share for connected watch shipments fall to 47% by 2023.

37 Percent of Service Leaders Are Piloting or Using AI Bots and VCAs

37 percent of service leaders are either piloting or using AI bots and virtual customer assistants, according to Gartner.

Oracle Slips on Disappointing Forecast as Cloud Woes Persist

Oracle’s shares fell after the company gave a disappointing fourth-quarter revenue and profit forecast, according to Bloomberg.

Digital Twins Are Entering Mainstream Use

13 percent of organizations implementing IoT projects already use digital twins, while 62 percent are either in the process of establishing digital twin use or plan to do so, according to a recent IoT implementation survey by Gartner.

Worldwide Ethernet Switch Market Increased 12.7 Percent in 4Q18

The worldwide Ethernet switch market (Layer 2/3) recorded $7.8 billion in revenue in 4Q18, an increase of 12.7% year over year, according to IDC.

Tesla Raises Prices as Musk Backtracks on Closing Stores

Elon Musk is backtracking from a jarring change in Tesla’s retailing strategy, keeping many of the company’s stores open and raising the prices of its electric cars as a result, according to Bloomberg.

Google Changes How It Displays Ads in Bid to Please EU

Google is making changes to how it displays shopping, local and other search results as it tries to avoid EU criticism over its compliance with a 2017 antitrust order, according to Bloomberg.

Qualcomm Wins Patent Infringement Case Against Apple in San Diego

Qualcomm announced that a jury in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California has found that Apple's iPhone models 7, 7 Plus, 8, 8 Plus and X infringe three of their patents.

Apple Faces Spotify Antitrust Complaint to EU Over App Store

Apple should be probed by the EU’s antitrust agency over how it allegedly squeezes rival music streaming services, Spotify said, according to Bloomberg.

85 Percent Organizations Favor a Product-Centric Application Delivery Model

85 percent of organizations have adopted, or plan to adopt, a product-centric application delivery model, according to a survey by Gartner.

Tablet Market in EMEA Recorded a Strong Decline in 4Q18

The overall tablet market in EMEA declined 9.6% YoY, shipping 14.1 million units in the last quarter of 2018 (4Q18), according to IDC. 2018 closed with a 9.4% YoY drop for the region.

Samsung Showcased AI-based Medical Technologies

At the European Congress of Radiology, Samsung showcased its latest diagnostic imaging medical equipment and AI-based solutions.

Iskratel Drives Software-enabled Broadband Access with New ONF Collaboration

Iskratel announced it has joined the Open Networking Foundation as an ONF Collaborator.

New K-12 Mobile PC Report Confirms 2018 Growth and Upbeat Future

The global K-12 mobile PC market continues to develop, with annual shipments exceeding 29 million units for the first time last year, according to Futuresource Consulting.

Twitter Boosts Reporting Feature to Plug Personal Data Sharing

Twitter added to efforts to address concerns over privacy protection on social media, according to Bloomberg.

Ericsson Is Committed to Extend OSSii Agreement to Include 5G

Ericsson, Huawei and Nokia have agreed to initiate discussions to extend an OSSii Memorandum of Understanding to cover 5G network technology.

Gartner Debunks Five AI Misconceptions

Gartner said IT and business leaders developing projects must separate reality from myths to devise their future AI strategies.

Apple Announces March 25 Event to Unveil Video and News Services

Apple announced an event March 25 where the iPhone maker is expected to introduce an original video programming service and a new premium magazine subscription plan, according to Bloomberg.

Four Imperatives for Customer Service and Support Leaders in 2019

Emerging digital trends are top of mind for customer service and support leaders in 2019, according to a recent survey by Gartner.