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Your Computer Can Help Scientists in Seeking COVID-19 Treatments

Anyone in the world with a PC, laptop or Mac and an Internet connection could help scientists seek chemical compounds that might be effective against COVID-19, IBM announced.

The Merger of T-Mobile US and Sprint Is Finalized

T-Mobile US and Sprint, merged to create the all-new, larger T-Mobile.

Huawei Released 2019 Annual Report with revenue up 19.1 percent

Chinese tech giant Huawei released its 2019 Annual Report, detailing a solid business performance.

Governmental and Business Representative Activities in the Last Week are Showing Results

The second package of Government measures is very similar to the list of 10 demands the Initiative GLAS PODUZETNIKA sent ten days ago.

Ekholm Believes that Pandemics Will Not Derail Ericsson's Strategy

At the annual general meeting, Ericsson CEO Borje Ekholm told shareholders that the ongoing coronavirus pandemic would not derail its strategy.

AI Solution Spend by Network Operators Will Reach $15 Billion by 2024

A new study from Juniper Research has found that total operator spend on AI solutions will exceed $15 billion by 2024; rising from $3 billion in 2020.

ICT Spending Growth in CEE in 2020 Will Fall Short of Previous Year

Overall ICT market spending in Central and Eastern Europe is forecast to grow by 3.1% in 2020 year on year, which is a decline from the 4.0% growth seen in 2019, according to IDC.

Self-Sovereign Identity Will Be a Billion-Dollar Industry by 2024

The self-sovereign identity movement will reach annual revenue of $1.1 billion by 2024, according to Juniper Research.

Samsung Begins Production of 16GB LPDDR5 DRAM for Smartphones

Samsung has begun mass producing the industry’s first 16-gigabyte (GB) LPDDR5 mobile DRAM package for next-generation premium smartphones.

3D Scanner Market Will Have a Strong Growth in the Next Three Years

Worldwide shipments of 3D scanners will be more than 635 million units in 2023 with a CAGR of 21.2% over the 2019-2023 forecast period, according to IDC.

COVID-19 Delayed New 5G Protocols

Technical specifications industrial group 3GPP has pushed back the release of the next two batches of 5G protocols by three months.

Nokia Completes Acquisition of Elenion Technologies

Nokia completed acquisition of Elenion Technologies, a U.S.-based company focusing on silicon photonics technology.

Huawei Boosts R&D to Prepare for COVID-19 Financial Hit

In order to prepare for a financial hit from the COVID-19 outbreak, Huawei has accelerated its commitment to develop home-grown technologies by boosting R&D spending.

Operators Will Lose $25 Billion in Roaming Revenue Over the Next 9 Months

The impact of Coronavirus on the international travel industry could cost operators over $25 billion in lost revenue during the next 9 months, according to Juniper Research.

Coronavirus Will Add 5 Percent to Global SVOD Subscriptions in 2020

Although the longer term impact of COVID-19 clearly remains uncertain, early evidence suggests that a boost to SVOD usage globally can be expected.

COVID-19 Will Wipe $42 Billion Revenue in Device Shipments in 2020

New analysis from Juniper Research found that Coronavirus could cause around a $42 billion revenue gap over the next 9 months for smart device vendors.

Samsung Introduces Data Security Chip Solution for Mobile Devices

Samsung introduced a Common Criteria Evaluation Assurance Level 5+ certified Secure Element turnkey solution for mobile devices.

Croatia Faces 300,000 Layoffs Within Three Months

VOICE OF ENTREPRENEURS initiative requests dismissal of minister Horvat

GSMA Announced Details of a Financial Package for MWC20

Following the cancellation of MWC Barcelona 2020, the GSMA has considered a financial package for its clients.

Social Distancing Doubled the Volume of Voice Calls in the U.S.

In its latest Network report, Verizon said it is now handling twice the number of wireless calls on weekdays compared to Mother’s Day.

Will COVID-19 Change the Way We Interact with Machines?

A new report from Strategy Analytics has examined the likely long-term impact of the pandemic on consumer human-machine interface preferences.

Bosch Is Increasing Stake in Ceres Power

Bosch has increased its stake in Ceres Power from 3.9 to 18 percent.

POS Software Annual Spending Will Surpass $1.7 Billion by 2024

New data from Juniper Research forecasts that the total global annual spend on POS software by retail and restaurant businesses will grow to $1.7 billion in 2024 from $1.1 billion in 2019.

ITU Issued Emergency Telecoms Guidelines

The International Telecommunication Union issued guidelines for countries to develop emergency plans to maintain access to telecom networks and services during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Blockchain Smart Contracts Will Increase Data Quality by 50 Percent

Gartner predicts that by 2023, organizations using blockchain smart contracts will increase overall data quality by 50%, but reduce data availability by 30%.

Market for Used Smartphones Will Grow to 332.9 Million Units in 2023

IDC expects worldwide shipments of used smartphones, inclusive of both officially refurbished and used smartphones, to reach 332.9 million units in 2023.

Global Smartphone Shipments Tumble 38 Percent YoY in February 2020

According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, global smartphone shipments tumbled 38 percent year-on-year in the month of February, 2020.

HMD Unveiled First Nokia 5G Smartphone

HMD Global unveiled four Nokia devices, including the first 5G smartphone using the iconic brand.

Photokina 2020 Is Canceled

After intensive consultation, Koelnmesse has decided to cancel Photokina 2020, originally planned to be held 27 to 30 May 2020.

European Regulators Warn Operators to Comply with Open Internet Rules

Market regulators across EU have warned operators to comply with open internet rules which only allow exceptional traffic management measures to mitigate impending network congestion.

AR and VR Headsets Will See Shipments Decline Due to COVID-19

Worldwide shipments of AR and VR headsets are forecast to decline in the first half of 2020 due to supply chain disruptions caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, according to IDC.

Organizations Push Employees to Work From Home Due to Coronavirus

A Gartner survey of 800 global HR executives found that 88% of organizations encouraged or required employees to work from home, regardless of whether or not they showed coronavirus-related symptoms.

69 Percent of Routine Managers Work Will Be Fully Automated by 2024

AI and emerging technologies such as virtual personal assistants and chatbots are rapidly making headway into the workplace, according to Gartner.

COVID-19 Will Have Significant Effect on Semiconductor Market in 2020

The impact of COVID-19 spread on the global economy is only beginning to be appreciated and has deep implications for the world's technology supply chain, according to IDC.

Infrastructure Giants Lead 5G Standardization

Even though there are more than 600 member companies in 3GPP, the 5G standardization process is actually led by a few leading players, according to Strategy Analytics.

China Maintains 5G Leadership Role in the Face of COVID-19

China has cemented its position as a global 5G leader as a result of significant operator investment and growing enthusiasm amongst consumers and enterprises, according to GSMA.

Cyber Attacks and Disruptive Events Are on the Rise

Dell's Global Data Protection Index 2020 Snapshot reveals that organizations on average are managing almost 40% more data than they were a year ago.

France Postpones 5G Auction

French telecoms regulator Arcep put plans for a 5G spectrum auction, scheduled to take place in April, on hold.

Most Supply Chain Blockchain Initiatives Will Remain at a Pilot Stage by 2022

Through 2022, 80% of supply chain blockchain initiatives will remain at a proof-of-concept or pilot stage, according to Gartner.

Wearables Market Braces for Short-Term Impact Before Recovery

The global wearables market is expected to grow 9.4% in 2020, reaching 368.2 million shipments, according to IDC.

Ericsson Launches AI-Powered Energy Infrastructure Operations

Ericsson has launched AI-powered Energy Infrastructure Operations, a new energy management solution.

Spending on Robotics Systems and Drones Will Reach $128.7 Billion in 2020

Worldwide spending on robotics systems and drones will be $128.7 billion in 2020, an increase of 17.1% over 2019, according to IDC.

Nokia Bell Labs Sets Another World Record

Nokia Bell Labs said that its researchers have set the world record for the highest single carrier bit rate at 1.52 Terabits per second over 80 km of standard single mode fiber.

Bill Gates Steps Down from Microsoft Board of Directors

Microsoft announced that Co-Founder and Technology Advisor Bill Gates stepped down from the company’s Board of Directors.

Siemens Launches New Smart Building Suite

Siemens Smart Infrastructure has launched a smart building suite.

BT Chief Runs Business from Home After Virus Infection

Philip Jansen, CEO of BT Group, assured that there would be no disruption to the operator’s business after the company revealed he had self-isolated at home following a positive diagnosis for coronavirus.

IDC Updates European ICT Market Forecast

The coronavirus outbreak across Europe and containment measures put in place by governments will substantially affect European ICT markets, accelerating the impact already felt from the shocks in Asia.

Infobip Rated Tier 1 SMS Firewall Vendor in ROCCO Survey

Infobip has achieved a Tier 1 rating status in the ROCCO SMS Firewall survey for the third year running, receiving a 4.37 overall rating out of a possible 5.

OTT Service Churn Reached 35 Percent in 2019

The churn rate among all OTT services was 35% in 2019, an increase of 25% from 2018, according to Parks Associates.

Independent Scientific Commission Says 5G Is Not Harmful

The International Commission on Non‐Ionizing Radiation Protection said it has found no evidence suggesting that 5G technologies might pose a risk to human health.

Twitch Will Surpass 40 Million Viewers by 2021

eMarketer estimates that 37.5 million people in the US will watch streaming video on Twitch at least monthly in 2020.

Coronavirus Hits IDC's IT Spending Forecast

IDC expects to see a significant slowdown in spending on hardware, in particular during the first half of 2020, with software and services spending also affected.

CIOs Should Focus on Three Actions to Prepare for Coronavirus Disruptions

With the spread of the coronavirus, CIOs should focus on three short-term actions to increase their organizations’ resilience against disruptions and prepare for rebound and growth, according to Gartner.

Shipments of Wearable Devices Reach 336.5 Million Units in 2019

The worldwide market for wearable devices grew 82.3% in the fourth quarter of 2019, reaching a new high of 118.9 million devices shipped, according to IDC.

Worldwide 5G Connections Will Reach 1.01 Billion in 2023

The number of 5G connections to grow from roughly 10.0 million in 2019 to 1.01 billion in 2023, according to IDC.

Tokenisation Will Generate Over $40 Billion in Revenues by 2024

Annual revenues from tokenised mobile payments will exceed $40 billion by 2024, growing from an estimated $17 billion in 2019, according to Juniper Research.

European Commission Approves Vodafone Italy, TIM Tower Merger

The tower infrastructure merger of Vodafone Italy and Telecom Italia was approved by the European Commission.

Huawei and Samsung Capture 73 Percent 5G Smartphone Shipments in 2019

Global 5G smartphone shipments reached 19 million units in 2019, with demand much higher than expected, according to Strategy Analytics.

Digital Commerce Transactions Will Exceed 1.1 Trillion by 2024

A new study from Juniper Research found that global transaction volumes from digital commerce will exceed 1.1 trillion by 2024, up from 641 billion in 2019.

Bosch Helps Cars Keep an Eye on Their Passengers

To avert critical driving situations and possibly also accidents, it is planned that cars will in the future use their sensors not simply to monitor the road but also the driver and other passengers.

Oppo Unveils Flagship Smartphones with 5G Connectivity

Oppo has unveiled its lastest flagship 5G smartphones, Find X2 and Find X2 Pro.

5G Will Reach 1.5 Billion Connections Globally by 2025

A new study from Juniper Research found that the total number of 5G connections will reach 1.5 billion globally by 2025, rising from only 5 million in 2019.

Google Cloud and T-Systems Announce Strategic Partnership

Google Cloud and T-Systems  announced a partnership to deliver solutions and managed services to help enterprise customers digitally transform with the cloud.

Lenovo Is Number One in Consumer and Business Segment in Croatia

Lenovo is a number one PC vendor in three countries in our region according to Igor Sarić, Director for Consumer and SMB South East Europe.

5G Moves from Hype to Reality, but 4G Is Still the King

5G has gained significant traction over the past year and is now live in 24 markets worldwide, supported by an expanding roster of 5G devices and growing awareness among consumers.

Collaboration of Business and IT Teams Will Increase 50 Percent by 2022

Over the next two years, 50% of organizations will experience increased collaboration between their business and IT teams, according to Gartner.

Ericsson Produces First Base Stations in their USA 5G Smart Factory

Ericsson's smart factory in Lewisville, Texas, has produced its first 5G base station.

HPE and AMD Will Deliver World’s Fastest Supercomputer

Hewlett Packard Enterprise announced that it will deliver the world’s fastest exascale-class supercomputer for the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration.

Sony Unveils FE 20mm F1.8 G Large-aperture Ultra-wide-angle Prime Lens

Sony announced the launch of a new G Lens series, the FE 20mm F1.8 G.

Global Smartphone Sales Fell Slightly in the Fourth Quarter of 2019

Global sales of smartphones to end users contracted in the fourth quarter of 2019, declining by 0.4%, according to Gartner.

Purchases Via Smart Speakers Are Not Taking Off

While some US consumers are warming to the idea of making voice-based purchases via smart speakers, the number of those doing so is smaller than initially estimated, according to eMarketer.

Purpose and Provenance Drive Bigger Profits for Consumer Goods in 2020

IBM released a study on global consumer trends, revealing the importance of brand purpose surpasses cost and convenience for today's shoppers.

Suri Steps Down, Lundmark Will Be New Nokia CEO and President

Nokia’s Board of Directors has appointed Pekka Lundmark as President and CEO.

Microsoft Will Open New Datacenter Region in Spain

Microsoft and Telefónica announced plans to further expand their strategic partnership.

HP Wins 12 iF DESIGN 2020 Awards

HP is among winners of this year’s iF Design Award, the world-renowned design prize.

HPE eHealth Centers Facilitate Over a Million Patient Visits in India

Hewlett Packard Enterprise announced that its eHealth Centers have collectively facilitated over 1 million patient visits across India.

U.S. Continues its Efforts to Remove Chinese Equipment from Networks

The US Federal Communications Commission began collecting information from operators about how much Huawei and ZTE equipment is currently in use in their networks.

Global Market for PCDs Will Be Impacted by COVID-19

With 2019 in the rearview mirror and the emergence of the COVID-19 virus, IDC has lowered its forecast for personal computing devices.

Fixed Broadband Penetration in the Netherlands Will Reach 48 Percent by 2024

The report reveals that the Netherlands’ fixed broadband penetration of the population will reach 48% by 2024, according to Global Data.

Smartphone Market Rebound on Standby Because of COVID-19 Outbreak

The global smartphone market recovery will be impacted in 2020 as uncertainties around COVID-19 increased over the last month, according to IDC.

Wearable Tech is Maturing

Wearable technology is an emerging sub-market in the IoT theme, but is yet to establish itself in the IoT mainstream, according to GlobalData.

52 Percent of Smart Speaker Owners Are Controlling TV With Voice

75 million people in the US are now using a smart speaker, and more than half of them, 39 million, are using it to control their smart TV, video streamer or other TV device at least weekly.

EMEA PC Market Will Be Impacted but Not Rocked by the Coronavirus in 2020

Shipments of EMEA traditional PCs will total 72.2 million in 2020, a 1.0% YoY decline.

A1 Starts Largest 5G Network in Austria

With combination of fiber network and 3.5 GHz frequency for 5G services, A1 Telekom started the 5Giganetwork in Austria.

Spending on AR and VR Expected to Reach $18.8 Billion in 2020

Worldwide spending on AR/VR is forecast to be $18.8 billion in 2020, an increase of 78.5% over the $10.5 billion, according to IDC.

Sony Unveils its First 5G Devices

Japanese tech giant Sony has unveiled two 5G smartphones and a mid-tier Xperia.

Global Smartphone Market Remains Stable in 2020

Smartphones will again occupy nearly half of the consumer budget for tech and durable goods in 2020 and will generate a total turnover of €444 billion, according to GfK.

Huawei Unveils New Foldable Phone

Huawei presented its latest product line, led by its new foldable smartphone Mate Xs.

Ericsson Launched Fully-Automated eSIM Solution

Ericsson has recently presented its fully-automatic eSIM solution.

Blockchain Adoption Combined With IoT Adoption Is Booming in the U.S.

Recent survey results from Gartner reveal that the majority of IoT technology adopters in the U.S. are also adopting blockchain and combining it with their IoT networks.

Google Deletes Apps from Store Because of Intrusive Ads

Google culled almost 600 apps from Play Store for displaying adverts it judged to be obstructing user experience.

HT Further Improved 4G Signal Coverage and Speeds in All Parts of Croatia

Complete modernization of Hrvatski Telekom's mobile network has been completed.

Apple Lowers Revenue Guidance due to Coronavirus

Apple lowered its revenue guidance because of the coronavirus's impact on both production and sales in China.

Record Breaking Quarter for Lenovo

In its third fiscal quarter, Lenovo Group delivered a record performance.

Goran Car Is the New Combis CEO

Goran Car is the new member of the Management Board and CEO of Combis, the company’s Assembly decided.

Telco Sector Will Play Strategic Role in Europe’s Digital Roadmap

The GSMA said it applauds the European Commission’s vision in the Digital Strategy, which recognises connectivity as the most fundamental aspect of digitalisation.

2019 Was a Record Year for Deutsche Telekom

Record revenue, profit growth in all operating segments, and a further increase in investments are the highlights fo Deutsche Telekom's previous business year.

eCommerce in UK Surpassed 25 Percent of Retail Sales During the Holidays

Strong growth in online sales over the 2019 holiday season propelled the UK retail sector past a milestone, according to eMarketer.

Hrvatski Telekom Had Lower Revenue and Profit in 2019

Hrvatski Telekom, the largest operator in Croatia, reported lower revenue and profit in 2019, but, at the same time, increased investments in the network.

5G Could Boost IT Spending in 2020

Worldwide IT spending is set to increase by 5% this year as software and services investment remains stable while smartphone sales recover on the back of a 5G-driven upgrade cycle in the second half of the year, according to IDC.