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EMEA CIOs More Likely to Scale Digital Initiatives

Digital business has reached a tipping point in EMEA, with 35 percent of CIOs being in a position to scale their digital initiatives, according to Gartner’s annual global CIO survey.

Smartphones Will Further Decline in 2018 and Return to Growth in 2019

According to IDC, worldwide smartphone shipments are expected to decline by 3% in 2018 before returning to low single-digit growth in 2019 and through 2022.

O2's All-Day Outage Caused Havoc in Ways Many Didn't Expect

When the U.K.’s second-biggest cell-phone network went down Thursday, it struck transit riders, workers in the gig economy, small businesses and the self-employed, according to Bloomberg.

Tomašković leaves HT on 1 april 2019, Konstantinos Nempis appointed as his successor

At today's session of the Supervisory Board of Hrvatski Telekom, Davor Tomašković submitted his resignation and announced that as of 1 April 2019 he shall be leaving the position of the President of the Management Board of the company to continue his career outside of the Deutsche Telekom group. The Supervisory Board has appointed Konstantinos Nempis to his position, who will assume the duties of President of the Management Board as of 1 April 2019.

Telenor Selects Ericsson for 5G Core Network Transformation

Ericsson has inked a new deal with Telenor Group to transform its core network in Sweden, Denmark and Norway.

Accounting Will Affect Growth of the Telecom Services and Pay TV Spending

Worldwide spending on Telecom Services and Pay TV Services will increase by 0.6% in 2018 (in constant dollar terms), according to IDC.

Five Emerging Trends That Will Blur the Lines Between Human and Machine

The 35 must-watch technologies represented on the Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2018 revealed five distinct emerging technology trends that will blur the lines between humans and machines.

Top Computer Scientists Form European Lab Devoted to AI

A group of prominent computer scientists has come together to form a new pan-European laboratory devoted to artificial intelligence, according to Bloomberg.

Digital Video in Germany Taking Off Faster Than Expected

With more content available than ever before, the number of Germans watching digital video is surpassing expectations, according to eMarketer.

Black Friday Sales Continue to Increase in Europe

Discounts on so-called "Black Friday" are becoming increasingly popular among European consumers, according to GfK.

Intel Drone Solutions Increase Efficiency for US Bridge Inspections

Intel collaborated with two departments of transportation in the U.S. to improve bridge inspections.

BT Is Replacing Huawei Equipment in Mobile Unit's Core Network

BT is removing Huawei equipment from the core of the mobile network it acquired two years ago, bringing it into line with the British telecom company’s longstanding policy toward the Chinese vendor, according to Bloomberg.

Sweden’s First 5G Network is Live at KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Telia Company, Ericsson and KTH Royal Institute of Technology launched a 5G network on the KTH campus in Stockholm that will serve as an innovation and research platform for the academia and partner companies.

New York Sets Minimum Wage for Uber and Lyft Drivers

New York City’s Taxi and Limousine Commission voted to set a minimum wage for Uber and Lyft drivers, according to Bloomberg.

Organisations are Not Doing Enough to Prepare for the Future of Work

While the majority of businesses recognise which capabilities are important for their future success, many are failing to take the actions needed to build or even introduce them into their organisations, according to PwC.

Grocery App Usage to Grow Nearly 50 Percent in 2018

Grocery apps are some of the fastest-growing apps in the US, according to eMarketer’s latest app usage forecast.

Samsung Brings Larger Capacities SSDs at Accessible Price

Samsung unveiled its new consumer solid state drive (SSD) lineup, the 860 QVO SSD, featuring up to four terabytes of storage capacity.

5G Network Infrastructure Revenue Will Reach $26 Billion in 2022

With the first instances of 5G services rolling out in the fourth quarter of 2018, 2019 is set to be a seminal year in the mobile industry, according to IDC.

7 Technologies to Reach Mainstream Adoption Within the Next 5 Years

Speech recognition will reach the Plateau of Productivity within the next two years and six other technologies will reach mainstream business adoption in the next two to five years according to Gartner.

IBM Talent Business Uses AI To Rethink The Modern Workforce

IBM announced IBM Talent & Transformation, a new business to help companies and their employees flourish in the era of AI and automation.

Younger Users Flock to Snapchat in the UK

Snapchat will have a larger user base among UK adults ages 18 to 24 than Facebook in 2018, according to eMarketer’s forecast on social network usage.

Fees on Calls Across the EU Capped by 2019 and 5G Network by 2020

EU citizens will have access to a 5G network by 2020 and see the costs of their international calls capped, thanks to a provisional deal reached on Tuesday night.

Apple Is Said to Miss Rapid 5G Takeoff, Sitting Out Tech Shift

Apple plans to hold off until at least 2020 before offering an iPhone that can connect to 5G, according to Bloomberg, citing people familiar with its plans.

Qualcomm Rules Out Another Bid for NXP After China Opens Door

Qualcomm ruled out any chance of a return to bid for NXP after U.S. and Chinese political leaders appeared to open the way for possible approval of the transaction, according to Bloomberg.

Demand for Top Chinese Brands Drove Smartphone Sales in 3Q18

In the third quarter of 2018, Chinese brands Huawei and Xiaomi, helped drive global smartphone sales, according to Gartner.

Future Of Work Trends Reinforce Lenovo's Intelligent Transformation Vision

Lenovo has partnered with IDC to examine the fundamental shifts that will change the concept of work and how it will be done in the next few years.

SoftBank Sets $21 Billion IPO, Skipping Price Range

SoftBank dispensed with a price range and chose to set a single preliminary figure for the $21 billion initial public offering of its Japanese telecom business, according to Bloomberg.

Proptech Platform Revenues for Rentals Will Reach $6.5bn by 2023

A new study from Juniper Research has found that revenues generated for vendors by Proptech rental platforms will reach $6.5 billion by 2023, up from an estimated $290 million in 2018.

Digital Maturity in Asia/Pacific Has Reached a Tipping Point

31 percent of CIOs in Asia/Pacific have evolved their digital initiatives to the scaling stage, up from 19 percent in 2018, according to a survey from Gartner.

Intel Unveils the Neural Compute Stick 2

Intel introduced the new version of their Neural Compute Stick.

HPE to Acquire BlueData

Hewlett Packard Enterprise announced a definitive agreement to purchase BlueData.

Sad but True: No More CEBIT, the Fair Is Canceled

Deutsche Messe announced in Hannover that it is streamlining its event portfolio: it will integrate CEBIT's industry-related topics into HANNOVER MESSE while also developing additional CEBIT topics into specialist events for decision-makers from vertical industries. The realignment is due to reduced space bookings for CEBIT 2019.

Battered Bitcoin Miners Seen Shutting Down as Losses Pile Up

Bitcoin miners hit hard by the cryptocurrency’s crash may be throwing in the towel, according to Bloomberg.

5G Operator Billed Service Revenues Will Reach $300 Billion by 2025

A new study from Juniper Research found that annual operator billed revenues from 5G connections will approach $300 billion by 2025.

IBM Predicts Strong Holiday Shopping Season in U.S.

IBM's 2018 Holiday Retail Forecast indicates this shopping season could be a win in many segments, with a 4.83% year-over-year growth seen across the industry this year.

New Zealand Bans Huawei From 5G Wireless Networks

New Zealand has followed Australia in banning Huawei from supplying 5G equipment to the nation’s telecommunications operators, citing national security concerns, according to Bloomberg.

Five Business Strategies for CHROs to Lead Digital Transformation

67 percent of business leaders agree their company must become significantly digitalized by 2020 to remain competitive, and they are looking for HR leaders to lead this transformation, according to Gartner.

5G Estimated to Reach 1.5 Billion Subscriptions in 2024

5G is expected to reach more than 40 percent global population coverage and 1.5 billion subscriptions for enhanced mobile broadband by the end of 2024, according to the Ericsson Mobility Report.

Google Attacked by EU Consumer Groups Over Location Tracking

Google runs the risk of hefty fines from the EU’s data-protection watchdogs after consumer groups accused them of abusing tools that track users’ location, according to Bloomberg.

IDC Reveals Worldwide CIO Agenda 2019 Predictions

IDC unveiled the IDC FutureScape: Worldwide CIO Agenda 2019 Predictions to support CIOs in their race to reinvention.

GDPR Has a Negative Impact on Venture Investment in Europe

Many European politicians have touted the GDPR, saying it would “level the playing field” against the American internet companies and empower European consumers.

iPhones May Get Hit With 10 Percent Tariff, Trump Suggests

Apple is poised for another setback after U.S. President Donald Trump suggested that 10 percent tariffs could be placed on mobile phones and laptops made in China, according to Bloomberg.

Commercial Renewals Maintain Stability in The EMEA PC Market

The Europe, Middle East, and Africa traditional PC market came in stable in the third quarter of 2018, with the market turning positive (+0.5% YoY) and totaling 18.1 million units, according to IDC.

Digitalization Will Make Most Heritage Financial Firms Irrelevant by 2030

By 2030, 80 percent of heritage financial services firms will go out of business, become commoditized or exist only formally but not competing effectively, according to Gartner.

U.S. Urges Allies to Avoid Using Huawei Equipment, WSJ Says

The U.S. government is contacting allies to get them to persuade telecom companies in their countries to avoid using equipment from Huawei, according to Bloomberg, citing the Wall Street Journal report.

Strong Values Drive Growth for Family Business Amid Disruption Fears

Family businesses should seek to maximise the competitive advantage that comes from their strong values-led culture, according to the Global Family Business Survey 2018 released by PwC.

From US to Croatia and Poslovna inteligencija

Lauren Blatchford from North Carolina has chosen to do a student practice in Croatia at Business Intelligence.

Instagram Pushes Another Traditional Broadcaster to Go Vertical

Germany’s ProSiebenSat.1 Media has started vertical business “Vert” to help it capture advertising dollars migrating from classical TV to the internet, according to Bloomberg.

Brexit Data Talks Have Come a Long Way Since Protection Warning

The European Union and the U.K. appear set to maintain commercial and personal data flows after Brexit, according to Bloomberg.

Ahead of EU Vote, Google Unveils New Policy for Election Ads

Google said it will roll out new policies in Europe to provide more transparency around political ads, ahead of European Union elections in the spring, according to Bloomberg.

Google Taking Over Health Records Raises Patient Privacy Fears

Three years ago, AI company DeepMind embarked on a landmark effort to transform health care in the U.K., according to Bloomberg.

TV Ad Spending in Germany Dropped Below 25 Percent of Total Spend in 2017

Even though TV ad spending in Germany still trends upward, its share of total media ad spending is shrinking, as digital takes a larger share of the pie.

Intel Accelerates Timing for XMM 8160 5G Modem to Support 5G Rollouts

Intel announced the XMM 8160 5G modem, a multimode modem optimized to provide 5G connectivity to devices like phones, PCs and broadband access gateways.

Ten Opportunities for Businesses to Build Digital Trust

PwC’s Digital Trust Insights survey has found that businesses of all sizes are equally unprepared to address these threats and protect themselves and their customers.

Zuckerberg Says He Hopes to Work With Sandberg for Decades

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has come under fire for her handling of company disclosures about Russia’s election influence.

DISH Selects Ericsson for NB-IoT Radio Access and Core Network

DISH Network has selected Ericsson to deliver a radio access and core network for their Narrowband Internet of Things network slated for completion in March 2020.

Commerce Opportunities Drive Connected Cars to Exceed 775 Million by 2023

A new report from Juniper Research has revealed that 775 million consumer vehicles will be connected via telematics or by in-vehicle apps by 2023.

Microblink awarded The Most Innovative Croatian Company in 2018

Microblink received the Golden Kuna Award for its achievements in innovation, presented by the Croatian Chamber of Economy. Every year, the Croatian Chamber of Economy celebrates its anniversary with the Golden Kuna award ceremony, acknowledging the most successful businesses and their contribution to the Croatian economy. The award selection criteria include innovation, technological and financial excellence, the contribution to the industry it works in, as well as the contribution to the country’s overall economy. Their solution is also part of PhotoMath, which recently received the investment of $ 6 million and like Microblink received an award on yesterday’s Golden Kuna Award ceremony.

Facebook's Ads System Suffers Glitch Days Before Black Friday

Facebook’s system for buying ads is acting up just days before one of the busiest online shopping days of the year, according to Bloomberg.

Huawei Unveils 5G Home Broadband Capability in London

Huawei and Three UK showcased a 5G home broadband demonstration using Three UK’s 100MHz C-Band spectrum.

New Technologies Drive ICT Annual Spending to $6 Trillion by 2022

New technologies will drive ICT spending to more than $6 trillion by 2022, according to IDC.

Seagate and IBM Will Reduce Hard Drive Counterfeiting with Blockchain

Seagate and IBM announced they are working together to reduce product counterfeiting using blockchain and security technologies.

UK Holiday Sales to Hit Nearly £100 Billion

The UK holiday shopping season is on pace to hit two major milestones this year, according to eMarketer.

Phones Fail in California Fires, Highlighting Cell Vulnerability

As wildfires raged across California, mobile phones went silent as towers and lines succumbed to the flames, according to Bloomberg.

Senators Threaten to Regulate Facebook Unless It Makes Fixes

Senators Chris Coons and Bob Corker warned that Congress would impose new regulations to rein in Facebook unless the company addresses concerns about privacy and the spread of misinformation, according to Bloomberg.

Leading European Companies Select IBM Blockchain

IBM announced work underway with leading European companies to continue to innovate with blockchain, progressing projects from proof of concept to production environments.

Retail IoT Platform Revenues Will Exceed $4.3 Billion by 2023

A new study from Juniper Research has found that revenues generated by IoT retail platforms will exceed $4.3 billion by 2023, up from an estimated $890 million in 2018.

Bosch Sends Sensor System to ISS

Bosch in North America and Astrobotic Technology announced a research partnership to send experimental sensor technology to the International Space Station (ISS) as early as May 2019.

Mobility Market in Europe Will Reach Nearly $325 Billion in 2022

European spending on mobility solutions is forecast to reach $293 billion in 2018, according to IDC.

Nvidia Gives Lackluster Forecast on Inventory

Nvidia gave a disappointing sales forecast for the current quarter, showing the lingering loss of demand from the collapse of cryptocurrency mining, according to Bloomberg.

Retailers Invest Heavily in Digital to Meet Customer Expectations

Global retail sector technology spending will grow 3.6 percent to reach almost $203.6 billion in 2019, with similar growth rates for the next two years, according to the latest forecast from Gartner.

Whirlpool Will Manage Global Operations on the IBM Services Cloud

IBM and Whirlpool announced that Whirlpool will use IBM Cloud to manage and provide 24/7 access to the company's critical enterprise applications.

Stability in EMEA Smartphone Market Masks Regional Disparities

Volumes dropped by nearly 5% in the EMEA smartphone market in the third quarter compared with the same quarter in 2017, but market value was up more than 10% over the year, according to IDC.

Facebook Board Defends How Zuckerberg and Sandberg Handled Crisis

Facebook’s board defended how Zuckerberg and Sandberg have handled problems faced by the company, according to Bloomberg.

SpaceX Wins FCC Approval to Deploy 7,518 Satellites

Elon Musk’s SpaceX won permission to deploy more than 7,000 satellites from U.S. regulators who also moved to reduce a growing risk from space debris, according to Bloomberg.

HPE Will Build Fastest Supercomputer for Industrial Production

The High-Performance Computing Center of the University of Stuttgart (HLRS) and HPE announced a collaboration to build and deliver a next-generation supercomputer.

Video Swells to 25 Percent of US Digital Ad Spending

This year will mark a milestone for digital video advertising in the US, according to eMarketer’s latest ad spending forecast.

Mobility-as-a-Service Revenues Will Exceed $11 Billion by 2023

A new study from Juniper Research has found that revenues generated by the use of MaaS platforms, which integrate multi-modal transport services, will exceed $11 billion by 2023.

Singapore Awarded as Smart City of 2018

The city of Singapore has been chosen as the Smart City of 2018 at the Smart City Expo World Congress.

Hon Hai's Profit Miss Reflects Growing iPhone-Supplier Woes

Hon Hai’s disappointing earnings will fan fears that Apple’s legion of global hardware suppliers are in for hard times, according to Bloomberg.

Top Predictions for IT Organizations and Users in 2019 and Beyond

Gartner revealed its top predictions for 2019 and beyond.

Spending on Security Solutions Will Reach $133.7 Billion in 2022

Worldwide spending on security-related hardware, software, and services is forecast to reach $133.7 billion in 2022, according to IDC.

Facebook Stopped 141 Suspected Russian Accounts on FBI Tip

Facebook took down some accounts ahead of U.S. midterms that federal authorities told them might possibly be from the Russian Internet Research Agency, the same group that tried to influence the 2016 election, according to Bloomberg.

Unfavourable Outlook for Bitcoin as Restrictions Bite

A new study from Juniper Research has found that the value of annual Bitcoin transactions is expected to slide further from the latter half of next year.

UH Data Science Institute Receives $10 Million Boost from HPE

The University of Houston announced a new collaboration with Hewlett Packard Enterprise, including a $10 million gift.

Samsung Comprises One Third of Digital Signage Market in 2Q18

The worldwide digital signage market saw shipments of more than 870,000 units in the second quarter of 2018 (2Q18), up 15.9% year over year and an increase of 10% compared to the first quarter of 2018, according to IDC.

Enterprises Are Entering the Third Era of IT

Gartner's annual global survey of CIOs showed that the CIO role will remain critical in transformation workflows.

Telecom Italia Is Said to Discuss Open Fiber Network Deal

Telecom Italia is discussing a deal to lease network capacity from broadband rival Open Fiber that would shift the competitive landscape in Italian telecoms, according to Bloomberg, citing people familiar with the matter.

China and Europe Post Double Digit Increases in R&D Spending

Annual worldwide corporate R&D spending increased by 11% in 2018, totaling US$782bn in annual investment, based on an analysis of the 1000 largest global public companies by R&D spend conducted by PwC’s Strategy&.

Lenovo Had Revenue and Profit Growth in 3Q18

For the third straight quarter, Lenovo achieved strong double-digit growth in revenue year-over-year.

By 2023 All Smart Meters in Europe Must Be Made Secure by Design

According to a new report from the IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, the installed base of smart electricity and gas meters in Europe will grow by 22 percent in 2018 to reach 151.9 million.

IBM and VMware Advance the Existing Partnership

IBM and VMware announced new offerings to help accelerate enterprise hybrid cloud adoption.

Samsung Opens AI Center in Montreal

Samsung announced that it is establishing another AI center in Montreal, the second biggest city in Canada and home to one of the world’s fastest growing AI communities.

HPE Delivers Supercomputing Services for Astronauts

Hewlett Packard Enterprise announced it is opening high-performance computing capabilities to astronauts on the International Space Station as part of its continued experiments on the Spaceborne Computer project.

Kyocera Taps IBM for Cloud-based Services

IBM announced that it will deliver cloud-based services to manage all of the mission-critical applications for Kyocera Document Solutions America.

Seven Steps for Successfully Leading an Agile Marketing Organization

Marketing leaders must adopt new skills, rooted in more modern collaborative leadership styles, in order to successfully lead an agile team today, according to Gartner.

Mobile Merchant Transactions in Emerging Markets Will More Than Double

A new study from Juniper Research forecasts that the use of mobile devices to make retail and store payments will act as a driver for financial inclusion of the unbanked in emerging markets.

Dell Is Said to Contact DVMT Investors to Discuss Terms of Deal

Dell has reached out to investors to determine what it would take to win their support for its plans to return to the public markets, according to Bloomberg, citing a person familiar with the matter.

Cybersecurity Breaches Will Result In 146 Billion Records Stolen by 2023

A new report by Juniper Research found that over 33 billion records will be stolen by cybercriminals in 2023 alone.

South East European Startups Select IBM Cloud

At its THINK South East Europe conference, IBM announced momentum of its cloud solutions among European startups.