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Ericsson continues to develop its service-provider-focused 5G platform through the launch of new software and hardware solutions to expand 5G deployment options.
Huawei has an advantage that the U.S. can’t undermine: a vast, global portfolio of patents on critical technology, according to Bloomberg.
By 2021, 90% of current enterprise blockchain platform implementations will require replacement within 18 months to remain competitive, secure and avoid obsolescence, according to Gartner.
Intel has signed an agreement to acquire Barefoot Networks.
The combined consumer and enterprise WLAN market segments increased 6.9% year over year in the first quarter of 2019, finishing at $2.4 billion, according to IDC.
Slack is expected to be valued by investors at $16 billion to $17 billion when it lists its shares publicly next week, according to Bloomberg, citing people familiar with the matter.
Ericsson’s 5G leadership is at the heart of U.S. communications services provider Sprint’s commercial mobile 5G launch across four cities– Atlanta, Dallas, Houston and Kansas City.
IBM announced a new set of capabilities for Watson Studio designed to automate many of the often complicated and laborious tasks associated with designing, optimizing and governing AI in the enterprise.
Asseco Voice Banking, one of the first products on the Polish market enabling voice support for online banking, is being developed by the VivicLabs team.
Global cellular IoT module shipments increased by 16 percent in 2018 to a new record level of 221 million, according to Berg Insights report.
The treatment of Huawei by the U.S. and other countries will inform how Britain approaches the Chinese company’s role in 5G networks, the U.K.’s digital minister said, according to Bloomberg.
Generation Z consumers are 1.5 times more likely to follow a brand that provides content that boosts their own image, according to Gartner.
The overall tablet market in EMEA declined 10.9% YoY, shipping 9.7 million units in the first quarter of 2019, according to IDC.
Rapid early momentum and enthusiasm for 5G has led Ericsson to forecast an extra 400 million enhanced mobile broadband subscriptions globally by the end of 2024.
The EMEA smartphone market reached 83.7 million units in the first quarter of the year, a 3.3% drop on the same quarter last year.
New data from Juniper Research found the global number of successful retail chatbot interactions will reach 22 billion by 2023, up from an estimated 2.6 billion in 2019.
Nokia is winning contracts “quite handsomely” in 5G networks as the top three suppliers go head-to-head for the emerging business, CEO Rajeev Suri said, according to Bloomberg.
33 percent of CIOs in China rank digital initiatives as their No. 1 business priority, according to a global survey conducted by Gartner.
Ericsson has been selected by SoftBank as a primary 5G vendor for the deployment of a multi-band 5G network in Japan.
Salesforce.com Inc., which makes America’s dominant sales-tracking software, agreed to buy Tableau Software Inc. in an all-stock deal valued at $15.3 billion that it said will help give customers more ways to analyze data. The takeover will mark Salesforce’s largest deal to date, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. Co-Chief Executive Officers Marc Benioff and Keith Block have been chasing new markets to reach an annual revenue goal of as much as $28 billion by fiscal 2023. Benioff has helped Salesforce increase revenue at a rapid clip by acquiring more than 60 companies in 20 years.
According to PwC, consumers are embracing the expanding opportunities to enjoy media experiences tailored to their needs.
This year, for the first time, US adults will spend more time using their mobile devices than they will spend watching TV, with smartphone use dominating mobile time, according to eMarketer.
A lawyer for a pair of Fox studios described Netflix’s hiring of 17 Fox executives as “very audacious” as the companies head toward a trial over talent poaching, according to Bloomberg.
IBM announced the global expansion of Watson Decision Platform for Agriculture, with AI technology tailored for new crops and specific regions to help feed a growing population.
Huawei won’t be allowed access to users’ location data even if its equipment is used in the roll out of France’s 5G network, according to Bloomberg, citing the head of the French cyber security agency.
A growing number of candidates are regretting their career decisions, according to Gartner.
Shipments of EMEA traditional PCs will total 71.3 million in 2019, a 0.4% YoY decline, according to IDC.
BT Group revealed the first eight locations that will house its workplaces of the future as part of a three-to-five-year programme to improve and consolidate its workplaces across the UK.
IDC forecasts that European technology spending by LOB decision makers will steadily grow and will increase faster than spending funded by IT organizations through 2022.
Microsoft and Oracle announced a cloud interoperability partnership enabling customers to migrate and run mission-critical enterprise workloads across Azure and Oracle Cloud.
By 2023, 90% of blockchain-based supply chain initiatives will suffer ‘blockchain fatigue’ due to a lack of strong use cases, according to Gartner.
The self-driving vehicle test track in the Hungarian city of Zalaegerszeg, known as the ZalaZone, was officially opened late May.
IDC estimates that worldwide shipments of connected vehicles will reach 51.1 million units in 2019, an increase of 45.4% over 2018.
Croatian Ministry of economy, entrepreneurship and craft has funded Hangar 18 to the amount of 124.000 euros of non-refundable EU funds.
Apple upgraded the operating systems that power its devices, previewed a new Mac Pro desktop and showed off new health and AR features at its annual developer conference, according to Bloomberg.
Ericsson and the Vietnamese government have now forged a strategic partnership around Industry 4.0 activities.
Gartner predicts that, by 2025, 20% of the top 10 global grocers by revenue will be using blockchain for food safety and traceability to create visibility to production, quality and freshness.
IDC published an Innovators report profiling four companies in EMEA with compelling and differentiated 3D printing workflow management solutions.
SK Telecom and Microsoft signed a memorandum of understanding for comprehensive cooperation in leading-edge ICT, including 5G, AI and cloud.
Apple’s developer conference beginning Monday will move the company closer to a future in which the iPhone is no longer the central cog for other products and services, according to Bloomberg.
On the second day of Combis Conference in Vodice, Croatia, a large number of participants attended a long-awaited plenary lecture given by a former football referee and one of the most famous people on the planet Pierluigi Collina.
Top Justice Department officials want T-Mobile US and Sprint to lay the groundwork for a new wireless carrier with its own network, according to Bloomberg, citing a person familiar with matter.
Adults in France are continuing to devote more time to digital, especially video, according to eMarketer.
According to IDC, global smartphone shipments will face another challenging year in 2019 with volumes forecast to decline 1.9% from 2018.
Ericsson has opened the doors of a new 5G Innovation Hub in Moscow, giving Russian service providers the opportunity to test innovations on live 5G and IoT networks.
The number of active tracking devices deployed for cargo loading units reached 6.1 million worldwide in 2018, according to new Berg Insights research.
According to IDC, India’s smartphone market got off to a good start with a total shipment of 32.1 million units in 1Q19, maintaining a healthy 7.1% year-on-year growth.
Startup Village 2019, the seventh annual international conference, began today at the Skolkovo Innovation Center.
The Western European printer and multifunction (MFP) market decreased by 5.8% in unit terms in 1Q19 compared with the same period a year ago, according to IDC.
Global sales of smartphones to end users declined 2.7% in the first quarter of 2019, totaling 373 million units, according to Gartner.
The Boston Consulting Group predicts that people around the world will take 1 billion flights in air taxis in 2030.
Worldwide spending on telecom services and pay TV services totaled $1.6 billion in 2018, reflecting an increase of 0.8% year on year, according to IDC.
Typeqast develops inventory tracking system through Bluetooth, IoT technologies and cloud services, and the first pilot project was created in one Belgian hospital.
Telstra announced the launch of its first 5G device, a 5G smart hub for business and the home.
Organisations that take a business-driven cybersecurity approach to their digital initiatives achieve better outcomes and outperform their peers, according to PwC’s May 2019 Digital Trust Insights Survey.
Shipments of wearable devices in Europe grew 30% year over year to 28.3 million units in 2018, according to IDC.
TransferWise leapfrogged fintech startups, more than doubling its valuation to $3.5 billion in a fundraising round that pushes back the need for an initial public offering, according to Bloomberg.
YouTube is littered with extreme and misleading videos, and the company has been criticized for not doing enough to limit the dreck, according to Bloomberg.
Lenovo posted record fiscal year results with revenue reaching all time high of US$51 billion, up 12.5% year-on-year.
Robert Bosch Venture Capital (RBVC), the corporate venture capital company of the Bosch Group, has completed an investment in Veego’s seed round.
New data from Juniper Research found that B2B transactions processed by pureplay digital operators will reach $14 trillion by 2023, up from $6.7 trillion in 2018.
The EMEA traditional PC market declined YoY in 1Q19 for the second consecutive quarter, but at a softer rate (-2.7%) and totaling 17.0 million units, according to IDC.
Google is at risk of another hefty privacy fine in Europe after Irish regulators opened a probe of possible violations into how the search giant processes users’ data in advertising transactions, according to Bloomberg.
Enterprises around the world are making significant investments in the technologies and services that enable the digital transformation of their business models, products and services, and organizations, according to IDC.
IBM Security issued new research highlighting that the travel industry and its customers are increasingly the targets of cyberattacks as criminals seek to monetize highly valuable travel data.
ZTE launched its first cybersecurity laboratory in Rome, Italy.
New data from Juniper Research has revealed that smart street lighting deployments will realise $15 billion in cumulative energy savings for cities to 2023.
Big data and analytics allow marketers to know their target audience better than ever.
Lenovo North America announced a local partnership with Team SoloMid (TSM), the premier digital gaming platform that includes gaming strategy sites, influencers and championship esports teams.
New study by Juniper Research found that the number of cross-border transactions recorded on the blockchain will surge to 1.3 billion by 2023, a CAGR of 82% over the next 4 years.
Among the highly conservative industries, when it comes to the use of advanced technologies, the insurance industry is close to the top.
Krithik Ramesh, 16, of Greenwood Village, Colorado, was awarded first place for developing a machine learning technology for orthopedic surgeons at this year’s ISEF.
According to a new report from Berg Insight, 5G will make its first appearance in the IoT market in late 2020.
Following its unpopular redesign, Snapchat has been struggling to gain users in the US.
TSMC has started production of a new chip for Apple’s next line of iPhones launching later this year, according to Bloomberg, citing people familiar with the matter.
Germany has opened the first stretch of an electric highway that will connect hybrid trucks to overhead wires, allowing them to recharge while traveling, according to Bloomberg.
Europe needs urgent and decisive action if it is to benefit from the competitive and innovative capabilities of 5G or it will lose out to the U.S., China, and other regions, Ericsson President and CEO, Börje Ekholm, has warned.
Syniverse and IBM have joined forces to help advance the next generation of mobile roaming solutions.
Gartner has identified the key trends impacting platform as a service (PaaS) technologies and platform architecture in 2019 and beyond.
Worldwide revenues for IT Services and Business Services totaled $513 billion in the second half of 2018 (2H18), an increase of 4.5% year over year in constant currency, according to IDC.
IBM has developed a virtual assistant "Andělín" to help patients of the Czech Neurorehabilitation Center ERGO Aktiv after a stroke with their return to an active life and work.
The latest forecast update to the Semiconductor Applications Forecaster from IDC forecasts that worldwide semiconductor revenue will decline 7.2% in 2019.
Croatian company Combis has a good streak of three years in which they have achieved record breaking results.
IBM announced relationships with European companies that could redefine the future of their auto industry with hybrid cloud and AI.
A new study from Juniper Research found that the global spending by retailers on AI services will reach $12 billion by 2023, up from an estimated $3.6 billion in 2019.
In the fourth quarter of 2018, the smart home market in Europe reached almost 33 million units, representing 15.1% growth annually, according to research by IDC.
HMD Global has entered into a direct worldwide license arrangement with Qualcomm to cover branded single-mode and multimode devices manufactured and marketed under the Nokia brand.
Bosch is ready to be fully climate-neutral as early as next year, the company said in a press release.
Ericsson and Deutsche Telekom have achieved a landmark data transmission rate by consistently topping 100 Gbps in a trial microwave link over 1.5km.
Google’s paid music services have eclipsed 15 million subscribers, according to Bloomberg, citing two people familiar with the numbers.
There is an exodus from Snapchat in the UK, according to eMarketer
A new study from Juniper Research has found that revenues from Digital Twins will reach $13 billion by 2023.
A planned $7.7 billion merger of Vodafone’s struggling Australian business with TPG Telecom was blocked by the regulator, according to Bloomberg.
Binance, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, said hackers withdrew 7,000 Bitcoins worth about $40 million via a single transaction in a “large scale security breach,” according to Bloomberg.
Nearly three out of four Americans surveyed think the weather is growing increasingly severe, according to a study fielded by The Weather Company in partnership with Morning Consult.
Facebook intends to drive a global expansion of mobile payments on WhatsApp from London, accelerating its efforts to make money off the popular messaging service, according to Bloomberg.
Uber Technologies Inc. took a conservative approach to its initial public offering Thursday, picking a share price toward the bottom of the marketed range and at a valuation below its last private funding round, according to Bloomberg. On Friday, public market investors will get to decide whether that was a good idea.
Gartner has identified the top 8 supply chain technology trends in 2019.
The worldwide market for traditional PCs, inclusive of desktops, notebooks, and workstations, declined 3.0% year over year in the 1Q19, according to preliminary results from IDC.
Uber Technologies Inc. raised $8.1 billion in its initial public offering after pricing shares near the bottom of their marketed range, according to Bloomberg. The ride-hailing company sold 180 million shares for $45 each, according to a statement Thursday. It had marketed them for $44 to $50 apiece. But Uber said maybe it will never go into profitability. Uber will begin trading publicly on today.