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TSMC to Invest $40 Billion in US Chip Plants

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) confirmed it will expand chip production in the US.

Software Revenues in 2022 Should Record Steady Increase

The IDC Worldwide Semiannual Software Tracker finds strong revenue results for the global software industry despite fears of inflation and the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war.

DT Signed Roaming Declaration

Representatives of EU and Western Balkans mobile network operators presented a joint declaration on the next steps for reducing the data roaming fees between the EU and Western Balkans.

Prime Video Surpassed Netflix in the US

Parks Associates has released its updated list of the top 10 US subscription over-the-top (OTT) video services, based on estimated numbers of subscribers through September 2022 from the firm’s OTT Video Market Tracker.

AT&T Settles to Pay $6.3 Million Over SEC Lawsuit

The US operator AT&T agreed to pay the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) $6.3 million.

Research Shows the Global Popularity of SMS 30 Years After the First Message

Research from Infobip shows the global popularity of Short Message Service (SMS) within customer communications, 30 years after a software programmer sent the first message on 3 December 1992.

Apple Continues to Shift Production Out of China

Apple stepped up a transfer of some production out of China.

OTT-Based Conversational Commerce Spending to Surpass $25 Billion in 2023

Global spending for conversational commerce over OTT channels, including WhatsApp or WeChat, will rise from $13.3 billion in 2022 to $25.1 billion in 2023, according to Juniper Research.

DT Sets Even Faster Pace for Fiber Rollout

In the coming year, Deutsche Telekom plans to significantly increase the pace of its fiber rollout.

Top Predictions for IT Organizations and Users in 2023 and Beyond

Gartner revealed its top strategic predictions for 2023 and beyond.

US Court Orders New Google Play Store Lawsuit

A US court ordered a lawsuit against Google over allegations of illegally monopolizing the app distribution market for Android devices that could proceed as a class action case.

Siemens Launches Digitalization Academy

Siemens is launching an academy for continuing education that will focus on technical up- and reskilling.

Hardcopy Peripherals Shipments Increased by 1.2 Percent in 3Q22

Worldwide shipments of hardcopy peripherals grew 1.2% year over year to 21.2 million units in the third quarter of 2022 (3Q22), according to IDC.

Google Drags Massive Android Fine to ECJ

Google decided to continue the fight against a €4.1 billion fine levied by the European Commission for alleged market dominance of its Android operating system.

Germany Approves Bosch and Mercedes-Benz’s Driverless Parking System

Bosch and Mercedes-Benz have reached an important milestone on the way to automated driving. Germany’s Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) has approved their highly automated parking system for use in the P6 parking garage run by APCOA at Stuttgart Airport.

Demand and Setbacks in China to Continue Impact on Smartphone Shipments

An updated forecast for the worldwide smartphone market from IDC is showing a more prolonged recovery than previously expected.

US Drops Charges Against Huawei CFO

Prosecutors told a judge to dismiss charges against Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, the daughter of founder Ren Zhengfei.

BYD Widens Gap with Tesla in 3Q22, Leads Global EV Market

Global passenger electric vehicle (EV) sales grew 71% in the third quarter of 2022, according to Counterpoint Research.

IDC Forecasts Further Contraction for the Global PC and Tablet Markets

In a new IDC forecast, the outlook for PCs and tablets continues to get worse.

Smart Home Device Growth Slows Along with Global Economy

The slowdown in buying is expected to result in flat growth for smart home device shipments in 2022, according to IDC.

Ericsson Predicts 1 Billion 5G Subscriptions in 2022

In its latest Mobility Report, Ericsson predicts that 5G subscriptions would reach 1 billion by end-2022.

Automated Driving with 5G Network Slicing and Quality of Service

Deutsche Telekom, BMW, Valeo, Ericsson, and Qualcomm announced the world's first demonstration of an automated driving application supported by 5G Standalone (SA) network slicing with controlled network features for Quality of Service (QoS).

India Becomes the Biggest Smartwatch Market in 3Q22

Despite inflation and geopolitical crises that have continued since the beginning of this year, the global smartwatch market shipments increased by 30% in the third quarter of 2022, according to Counterpoint Research.

EC Adopts the New Drone Market Development Strategy

The European Commission adopted the European Drone Strategy 2.0.

Nokia to Open New 5G and 6G Research and Development Center in Portugal

Nokia announced the opening of a new research and development center focused on 5G and future 6G mobile network technology at its Portuguese campus in Amadora.

Contactless Mobile Payments to Surpass One Billion Users in 2024

The total number of unique contactless mobile payment users will reach 1 billion globally by 2024; rising from 782 million in 2022, representing a growth of 60%, according to Juniper Research.

GSMA Announces Innovation Fund for Humanitarian Crises

Organizations with mobile and digital solutions which anticipate and enable early emergency responses to humanitarian crises can now apply for the GSMA Innovation Fund for Anticipatory Humanitarian Action.

Semiconductor Revenue Growth Expected to Decline 3.6 Percent in 2023

Global semiconductor revenue is projected to decline by 3.6% in 2023, according to the latest forecast from Gartner.

Musk Hints Aiming at Smartphone Production

Elon Musk indicated he would reluctantly move into the smartphone-making business if Twitter was taken off Apple and Google’s app stores.

Border Security Technology Market to Surpass $70 Billion by 2027

The value of the border security technology market will exceed $70 billion globally in 2027; rising from $48 billion in 2022, according to Juniper Research.

DT Testing 6 GHz Frequency Spectrum for Future Mobile Communications

Deutsche Telekom is campaigning for the use of additional frequency bands for mobile communications.

Games Peripherals Revenue to Reach $8.5 billion in 2027

Total consumer spending on games peripherals stood at $8.2 billion in 2021, according to Omdia.

A New European Supercomputer Was Inaugurated in Italy

The European Commission together with the European High-Performance Computing Joint Undertaking (EuroHPC JU), the Italian Ministry of Universities and Research, and the CINECA consortium inaugurated Europe's latest supercomputer.

IT Companies Dominate the Global Top 100 Brand Corporations List

In the 2022 edition of the European Brand Institute’s Global Top 100, IT companies are dominating the top of the list.

EC Buoyant on In-Flight 5G Coverage

The European Commission detailed progress in delivering 5G coverage for in-flight connectivity and road transport.

Ericsson Report Highlights Potential Economic Benefits of 5G in Emerging Markets

A new study by management consulting firm Analysys Mason, commissioned by Ericsson, highlights the potential economic, consumer, and environmental benefits of 5G connectivity in 15 national emerging markets.

Economic Uncertainty Delays Arm IPO

Arm chiefs warned investors although it was committed to IPO the business during 2023, it would be unlikely to meet its initial timeline of early in the year.

Fiber Optic Access Continues to Spread in Croatia

Hrvatski Telekom has started building fiber optic infrastructure in the Town of Sveta Nedelja, the Town of Samobor, and the municipality of Stupnik.

Mobile Operators to Lose Billions of Messaging Revenue to OTT Apps by 2023

A new Juniper Research study has revealed that mobile operators will lose out to OTT business messaging providers such as Messenger, WeChat, and WhatsApp to the tune of $2.5 billion next year, an increase of 20% over 2022.

The Rising Dominance of Chat Apps for Customer Communications

New research from Infobip reveals that chat apps such as WhatsApp are becoming crucial channels for customer communications, demonstrating the growing importance of conversational experiences.

HT's Regional Telekom eSport Championship Competition Ends

The first regional Telekom eSport Championship, launched by Hrvatski Telekom, Crnogorski, and Makedonski Telekom, for gaming enthusiasts from Croatia, Montenegro, North Macedonia, and the entire region, had its grand finale last weekend.

Infobip Enters Street Fashion by Launching a Limited Edition NFT Hoodie

Infobip collaborated with IUTD Studios to launch an innovative, limited-edition NFT hoodie.

New Opportunities Emerging for Digital Suppliers

Organizations have rapidly accelerated efforts to deliver a modern, mobile, and digitally enabled workplace, according to Omdia.

B2B Payments to Exceed $111 Trillion Transactions in 2027

The global transaction value of the B2B payments market will exceed $111 trillion in 2027, from just over $88 trillion in 2022, according to Juniper Research.

Buy Now Pay Later Spending Expected to Reach Over $437 Billion by 2027

Consumer spending using BNPL (Buy Now, Pay Later) platforms will reach $437 billion globally in 2027; rising from $112 billion in 2022, according to Juniper Research.

Cisco Reaches Record Quarterly Revenue

Cisco delivered the largest quarterly revenue in the company’s history.

12.5 Million Consumer VR Headsets in 2022, with $1.6 Billion Spending on Content

Consumer virtual reality will be worth $6.9 billion in 2022, increasing to $20 billion in 2027, according to Omdia.

Qualcomm Unveils AR Chipset for Smart Glasses

Qualcomm announced its new AR chipset developed for use in smart glasses.

German Industry Needs 137,000 IT Experts

Germany's shortage of information technology specialists has worsened, according to the digital industry association Bitkom.

Broadband Internet Access Soon Available in Brod-Posavina County

Hrvatski Telekom has started building fiber optic infrastructure in Brod –Posavina County.

IFA Remains at Messe Berlin as the New Chapter Begins

gfu and Clarion Events reached an agreement with Messe Berlin for IFA to remain at the Berlin exhibition grounds.

ENT and HT Mostar Continuation Successful Cooperation

HT Mostar and Ericsson Nikola Tesla signed new contracts worth more than HRK 57 million.

Infobip Finished Dialogflow Integration in a Partnership with Google Cloud

Infobip has integrated with Dialogflow, Google Cloud’s AI-powered chatbot building platform, to provide enhanced messaging capabilities for Dialogflow customers.

Western European HCP Market Declined in 3Q22

Western European shipments of hardcopy peripherals declined 6.7% year over year to 3.8 million units in the third quarter of 2022, according to IDC.

Telecom Services Revenue to Fall 4.2 Percent per User by 2027

Total worldwide telecoms revenues from mobile and fixed broadband services will grow 14% between 2022 and 2027 to reach €1.2 trillion according to the latest research from Omdia.

European Smartphone Market Stumbled 16 Percent in 3Q22

The European smartphone market continued to suffer from a deteriorating economic climate and ongoing geopolitical uncertainty with shipments declining by 16% year-on-year in the third quarter of 2022, according to Counterpoint Research.

CSPs Need Stronger 5G Network Security Capabilities as Breaches Mount

Communication service providers (CSPs) require stronger 5G network security capabilities as cyber breaches mount, according to the GlobalData analysis commissioned by Nokia.

5G Service Revenue to Reach $315 Billion Globally in 2023

A new study from Juniper Research has found that operator‑billed 5G service revenue will reach $315 billion in 2023; rising from $195 billion in 2022.

The Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2023

Gartner announced its list of 10 top strategic technology trends that organizations need to explore in 2023.

Bosch to Invest Billions in Areas of Future Digital Growth

Bosch announced it will invest €10 billion in digitalization and connectivity by 2025.

AdScanner Gets €5 Million Investment

AdScanner announced it has closed a Series A financing round with an investment of €5 million from Lead Ventures, J&T Ventures, and South Central Ventures.

Renault Expands Partnerships with Google and Qualcomm

Renault Group expanded a partnership with Google to include the design of software-defined vehicles (SDVs).

Nokia Completed First Phase of the Share Buyback Program

Nokia has completed the first phase of the share buyback program.

Travel and Expense Management Software Revenue to Surpass $16 Billion by 2027

The total revenue generated by T&E (Travel & Expense) management software will reach $16 billion globally by 2027; up from $8.7 billion in 2022, according to Juniper Research.

Over Half of Organizations Employ Borderless Technology Talent

58% of organizations report having at least some technology talent working in a fully remote borderless arrangement, according to a new Gartner survey.

DT Continues Growth and Once Again Raises Full-Year Guidance

Deutsche Telekom continued its stable growth course.

VMware Extends SD-WAN Leadership

VMware unveiled its next-generation SD-WAN solution, including a new SD-WAN Client, to help enterprises more securely, reliably, and optimally deliver applications, data, and services—no matter where they reside—to the site, branch, and home, across any network to any device.

VMware Unveils New Anywhere Workspace Updates

VMware announced new capabilities across its Anywhere Workspace platform to help further ease this management burden for IT teams and improve their productivity with automation.

VMware Unveils New Sovereign-Ready Solutions

VMware announced the number of VMware Sovereign Cloud providers has more than doubled to 25 partners globally.

VMware Announced New Multi-Cloud Offerings

At the VMware Explore 2022 Europe event in Barcelona company announced innovations, new offerings, services, and expanded partnerships that further enable customers to optimize their journey to multi-cloud.

SIEM Spending to Exceed $6.4 Billion by 2027

Total business spending on SIEM (Security Identity & Event Management) will exceed $6.4 billion globally by 2027, from just over $4.4 billion in 2022, according to a new study from Juniper Research.

HT's Data Center Received a Tier III Certificate

Hrvatski Telekom's Data Center in Zagreb met the highest security, technological, and industrial standards and received a TIER III certificate from the UpTime Institute.

eCommerce Losses to Online Payment Fraud to Exceed $48 Billion in 2023

The total cost of eCommerce fraud to merchants will exceed $48 billion globally in 2023, from just over $41 billion in 2022, according to Juniper Research.

Leaders Without Full Automation Expect to Increase Automation by 2025

85% of infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders that do not currently have any full automation expect to become more automated in the next two to three years, according to a new survey by Gartner.

DT Leads 6G NeXt Research Consortium

Deutsche Telekom is taking the lead for 6G NeXt, a research project that is a part of the '6G industry projects for research into integrated systems and sub-technologies for 6th generation mobile communications' program.

Meta Investors Losing Faith in Metaverse

Meta Platforms shareholders hit out at the company’s management about its plans to increase spending on its long-term bet around the metaverse.

Telecom Services See Accelerated Growth Due to Inflation

Worldwide spending on telecommunications and pay-TV services will be nearly $1.6 trillion in 2022, representing a year-over-year increase of 1.9%, according to IDC.

Zalando Reaches 50 Million Users; Ups Sales to €3,28 Billion

Zalando, one of Europe’s leading online platforms for fashion and lifestyle, delivered growth in the third quarter.

Lenovo Delivers 10ᵗʰ Straight Quarter of Improved Profitability

Lenovo Group announced second fiscal quarter results, with profitability improving year-on-year for the 10th consecutive quarter.

New DJI Mavic 3 Classic Comes to Market

DJI announced that the world's best camera drone is now more accessible with the Mavic 3 Classic, giving creators a new way to experience the Hasselblad camera.

Musk Details Twitter Subscription Plan

Elon Musk detailed plans to increase Twitter subscription fees alongside introducing a monthly charge for the blue tick used to indicate an account has been verified.

ENT Earns Award at Gloria Business Talks Conference

The Gloria Business Talks business conference offered a series of interesting presentations and lectures on the topic "Strength is in empathy – leadership of the new age."

HT Posts Solid Business Results in the Third Quarter

Despite macroeconomic challenges, inflationary pressures, and energy prices, Hrvatski Telekom recorded solid business results.

Sierra Space and IBM Collaborate on Space Technology and Software Platforms

Sierra Space, a commercial space company, and IBM, a technology leader within the space industry going back to the earliest days of the U.S. space program, announced the signing of a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).

HT Concludes the Term Sheet for the First Corporate vPPA in Croatia

Hrvatski Telekom and Liburana, a company owned by Professio Energia, concluded a Term Sheet for the first-ever corporate renewable energy Virtual Power Purchase Agreement (vPPA) in Croatia.

Strategy Analytics: Apple Hits Best Q3 Smartphone Market Share in 12 Years

Global smartphone shipments fell 9% YoY to 297 million units in the third quarter of 2022, according to Strategy Analytics.

Counterpoint: Global Smartphone Market at Lowest Q3 Level Since 2014

The global smartphone market remained under pressure given deteriorating economic conditions with shipments declining by 12% year-on-year, reaching 301 million units in 3Q22, according to Counterpoint Research.

Canalys: Poor Demand Caused a 9 Percent Decline in the Smartphone Market

The latest Canalys smartphone analysis indicates weak demand in the third quarter of 2022 caused worldwide smartphone shipments to decline by 9% year-on-year to 297.8 million units.

Apple Reports a Record Quarterly Revenue

Despite the difficult global economic and political situation, Apple managed to post record results in its fiscal fourth quarter.

Infobip Creates AI-Powered Chatbot for Uber

Infobip developed an AI-powered chatbot for Uber.

ENT Posts Solid Results for 3Q22

In the first nine months of 2022, Ericsson Nikola Tesla Group maintained stable operations and achieved solid results.

Online Video Advertising to Generate More Revenue than SVOD in 2027

In the next five years, online advertising revenues will almost double from $190 billion in 2022 to $362 billion in 2027, according to Omdia.

EC Proposes to Accelerate the Rollout of Instant Payments

The European Commission has adopted a legislative proposal to make instant payments in euros, available to all citizens and businesses holding a bank account in the EU and EEA countries.

Global PC Shipments Record a Double-Digit Crash in Q3

Global PC shipments fell 15.5% in the third quarter of 2022 to reach 71.1 million units, according to Counterpoint Research.

Alphabet Revenue Slows in Q3

Google parent Alphabet’s revenue rose 6% year-on-year to $69 billion in the third quarter of 2022.

Fuel Cost Savings from MaaS Use to Reach $10.8 Billion by 2027

MaaS (Mobility‑as‑a‑Service) will generate fuel cost savings of $10.8 billion by 2027 globally; increasing from $2.8 billion in 2022 – a growth of 282%, according to a new study from Juniper Research.

The Average Purchasing Power of Europeans in 2022 Is €16,344

The average per capita purchasing power in Europe in 2022 is €16,344. However, there are tremendous differences among the 42 countries.

The First Live Edition of MWC Africa Opened in Kigali

The first in-person edition of MWC Africa started yesterday in Kigali, Rwanda. It brings together a variety of industry sectors, business leaders, and policymakers with the region’s mobile ecosystem.

International Digital Remittances to Surpass 2 Billion Transactions by 2027

The total volume of international digital remittances will exceed 2 billion globally in 2027, from just over 1.1 billion in 2022, according to Juniper Research.

ENT and Crnogorski Telekom Continue Cooperation

Crnogorski Telekom and Ericsson Nikola Tesla signed €12.5 million five-year agreement.