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Ericsson and Intel Develop Next-Generation Software Defined Infrastructure

Ericsson and Intel have begun a multi-year collaboration to align ongoing development efforts in software-defined infrastructure and Intel Rack Scale Design.

Repsly Is Here to Stay and Be the Part of the Big Thing

The past, the today, the future was the key thing that we were talking with Marko Kovač one of cofounders of Repsley which has most of their customers are distributors or vendors of CPG brands.

Huawei Crackdown Exposes Europe as Laggard in Global 5G Race

Europe hasn’t been at the forefront on 5G, even before the Trump administration began pushing allies to block Huawei, according to Bloomberg.

Europe's Investment-Screening Plan Clears Final Political Hurdle

The European Union established rules to prevent foreign investments from threatening national security in a sign of growing political unease over Chinese acquisitions, according to Bloomberg.

New Standards Aim to Achieve Modularization of DBA Function

Broadband Forum has released new standards for the modularization of the DBA function, representing a significant advance in the QoS of optical access systems and a milestone for 5G by accelerating the time-to-market for time-critical applications.

Spy Chief Says Outright Huawei Ban Might Not Be Right for U.K.

The head of the U.K.’s foreign-intelligence agency gave the strongest hint yet that he will not press for an outright ban on Huawei, according to Bloomberg.

T-Mobile Chief Gives Congress Pledge Not to Use Huawei Gear

T-Mobile US CEO John Legere says his company doesn’t use equipment from Huawei, and won’t after buying Sprint form a bigger No. 3 in the U.S. wireless market, according to Bloomberg.

14 Percent Of Online US Consumers Use Instore Mobile Contactless Services

Despite high levels of support from retailers, only 14% of US respondents currently use OEM-Pay for instore purchases, according to a new survey from Juniper Research.

37 Percent of Organizations Have Implemented AI in Some Form

The number of enterprises implementing AI grew 270 percent in the past four years and tripled in the past year, according to the Gartner.

Intel Tech Will Power Rakuten’s Mobile Network

Intel announced it will provide technology to internet services provider Rakuten for a new cloud-native network.

IBM Watson Is Now Available Anywhere

IBM announced a new chapter in the journey from AI experimentation to wide-scale deployment and industry transformation.

Sony Names New PlayStation Chief for Second Time in Two Years

Sony promoted a marketing executive to become the new chief of its PlayStation business, according to Bloomberg.

Pompeo Hints at Huawei Ultimatum to Countries Buying Equipment

U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo came close to issuing an us-or-them ultimatum to nations buying from Huawei, according to Bloomberg.

Comba Telecom Will Provide Facial Recognition Solution at MWC

Comba Telecom announced it will be deploying the ScanViS ID facial recognition solution to expedite venue access at MWC19 in Barcelona.

MaaS Will Replace 2.3 Billion Private Car Journeys Annually by 2023

A new study from Juniper Research has found that adoption of MaaS (Mobility-as-a-Service) platforms will replace over 2.3 billion urban private car journeys annually by 2023.

First NOA Smartphone with a Triple Main Camera

At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, NOA will present another smartphone from the Element F series, NOA F10 Pro.

Global Talent Shortage Is the Top Emerging Risk Facing Organizations

Staff shortages have escalated in the last three months to become the top emerging risk organizations face globally, according to Gartner.

GoPro CEO Still Sees Growth in China, Despite Economic Slowdown

GoPro CEO Nick Woodman still sees China as an important market and growth opportunity for the action camera-maker, according to Bloomberg.

Motorola Announces Four New G7 Smartphones

Motorola unveiled four new models that make its moto G7 smartphone family. All phones come with improved cameras, longer battery life, higher processing speed and larger displays.

Tim Richardson New COO at Rimac Automobili

New Rimac Automobili COO Tim Richardson combines years of experience as an automotive executive leading large operational organizations and developing manufacturing capabilities.

Sony Plans Biggest-Ever $910 Million Buyback of Its Own Shares

Sony is buying back as much as 100 billion yen ($910 million) of its own stock, the electronics maker’s first-ever large scale repurchase, according to Bloomberg.

China Will Surpass US in Total Retail Sales in 2019

China is poised to become the world’s top retail market in 2019, displacing the US, according to eMarketer.

Cloud IT Infrastructure Surpassed Traditional IT Revenues for the First Time

Vendor revenue from sales of IT infrastructure products for cloud environments grew 47.2% year over year in 3Q18, reaching $16.8 billion, according to IDC.

New York Beats Out San Francisco to Be World’s Best Tech City

A new study shows New York City is the best place on the planet for technology, according to Bloomberg.

Immersive Experience for Football Fans with Intel True View

In partnership with Arsenal FC, Liverpool FC and Manchester City, Intel will deliver immersive experiences via True View at Emirates Stadium, Anfield and the Etihad Stadium.

Amazon CEO Bezos Accuses National Enquirer of Blackmail

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos accused the National Enquirer and its publisher David Pecker of extortion and blackmail, according to Bloomberg.

German Government Said to Rule Out Huawei Ban in 5G Expansion

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government has ruled out an outright ban targeting Huawei, according to Bloomberg, citing a government official.

Lenovo Selected for 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

Lenovo has been recognized as one of 230 companies selected for the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index which distinguishes companies committed to transparency in gender reporting and advancing women’s equality.

Intel Announces New Class of RealSense Tracking Camera

Intel introduced the  RealSense Tracking Camera T265, a new class of stand-alone inside-out tracking device that will provide developers with a powerful building block for autonomous devices, delivering high-performance guidance and navigation.

Huawei Deals for Tech Will Have Consequences, U.S. Warns EU

Any Western country allowing Huawei or other Chinese equipment to be used in critical infrastructure projects will face the risk of U.S. countermeasures, the U.S. envoy to the European Union said, according to Bloomberg.

Bosch Will Assume Full Control of Electric Motor Manufacturer EM-motive

Bosch is assuming full control of EM-motive, one of Europe’s most successful manufacturers of electric motors.

Companies Collaborate to Establish Blockchain for the Healthcare Industry

Five companies announced a new collaboration to design and create a network using blockchain technology to improve transparency and interoperability in the healthcare industry.

Google Warns Data Privacy Changes Could Hurt Its Business

Google parent Alphabet warned that its business may be damaged by changing data privacy practices, according to Bloomberg.

TomTom Expands Partnership with Microsoft

TomTom and Microsoft announced that they are expanding their partnership, bringing TomTom’s maps and traffic data into a multitude of mapping scenarios across Microsoft’s cloud services.

Singtel, Ericsson and Singapore Polytechnic Open 5G Garage

Singapore’s first live 5G facility, a collaboration between Ericsson, Singtel and Singapore Polytechnic, has opened.

Alphabet Profit Margins Slide as Google Costs March Upward

Google parent Alphabet reported thinner profit margins as the internet giant spent heavily to expand its cloud and YouTube businesses, according to Bloomberg.

Facebook Faces 7 Data Probes as Irish Watchdog Gets Tough

Facebook faces seven separate data-protection probes in Ireland as the country’s privacy regulator looks to take advantage of new rules that allow it to impose hefty fines, according to Bloomberg.

Marketing Strategies Are at Risk Due to Consumer Behavior and Technology

Shifting consumer behaviors, mounting regulatory pressures, organizational shifts and disruptive automation combine to pose a real and destabilizing threat to many marketing leaders and their strategies for the years ahead, according to Gartner.

European Spending on IoT Will Grow by 20 Percent in 2019

Revenues for the European Internet of Things (IoT) market are forecast to increase by 19.8% year on year to reach $171 billion in 2019, according to IDC.

Foxconn Says It Will Build Wisconsin Plant After Trump Talks

Foxconn said it will proceed with plans to build a factory in Wisconsin after U.S. President Donald Trump and company Chairman Terry Gou discussed the matter, according to Bloomberg.

Spending on the Internet of Things Will Reach $745 Billion in 2019

Worldwide spending on the Internet of Things is forecast to reach $745 billion in 2019, an increase of 15.4% over the $646 billion spent in 2018, according to IDC.

Ericsson and Qualcomm Complete 5G Data Call on 2.6 GHz Band

Ericsson and Qualcomm have achieved a non-standalone 5G New Radio data call on 2.6 GHz, adding a new frequency band to those successfully tested for commercial deployment.

25 Percent of Digital Workers Will Use Virtual Employee Assistants by 2021

By 2021, Gartner predicts that 25 percent of digital workers will use a virtual employee assistant on a daily basis.

Nintendo Tops Profit Estimates, Cuts Switch Shipments Target

Nintendo topped quarterly profit estimates on holiday, but weak Switch demand forced the company to cut its shipments forecast for the gaming device, according to Bloomberg.

Lenovo Launches Consulting Services in China

Lenovo officially launched Lenovo Consulting, its digital transformation consulting services.

Croatian Football Team Coach Enlists NOA F20 Pro into the MWC Team

NOA will present its new series of smartphones, called the F series, at this year's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

Ericsson Lays Out Vision for Cellular IoT

Ericsson unveiled the next steps in the evolution of cellular IoT and launched new solutions.

Infobip Enables WhatsApp Business for Raiffeisenbank Customers in Russia

Infobip has enabled Raiffeisenbank in Russia to communicate with its customers over WhatsApp.

Bosch Hits Another Record Year in 2018

The Bosch Group continued on a successful course in 2018.

EIT Presented Manufacturing and Urban Mobility Communities

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) presented its two newest Innovation Communities - EIT Manufacturing and EIT Urban Mobility.

RPA Revenues In Banking Will Reach $1.2bn by 2023

New data from Juniper Research has found that Robotic Process Automation (RPA) revenues in banking will reach $1.2 billion by 2023.

Smartphone Shipments Down 4.9 Percent in the Holiday Quarter

According to preliminary data from IDC, smartphone vendors shipped a total of 375.4 million units during the fourth quarter of 2018, down 4.9% year over year and the fifth consecutive quarter of decline.

Bosch Grows with Connected Energy and Building Solutions

Bosch is growing with connected energy and building solutions.

DT Is Said to Warn Huawei Ban Would Hurt 5G

Europe would fall behind the U.S. and China in the race to install 5G if governments ban Huawei, according to Bloomberg, citing an internal assessment by Deutsche Telekom.

Healthcare Spend in Wearables to Reach $60 Billion by 2023

New findings from Juniper Research reveal that wearables are set to become ‘must haves’ in delivering healthcare.

EU Warns U.S. Tech Giants

EU warned the world’s biggest tech and advertising companies that they need to intensify efforts to combat disinformation ahead of European elections, or face regulation, according to Bloomberg.

Global IT Spending to Reach $3.8 Trillion in 2019

Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $3.76 trillion in 2019, an increase of 3.2 percent from 2018, according to the latest forecast by Gartner.

Remote Patient Monitoring Revenues Will Reach € 46.1 Billion in 2023

According to a new market report from Berg Insight, revenues for remote patient monitoring (RPM) solutions reached € 17.5 billion in 2018.

TDA's $10,000 Project Funding Competition

Top Digital Agency (TDA) is ringing in the New Year with a global project competition for companies.

Wynd Raises 72 Million Euros to Become the Leader in Unified Commerce

Natixis, Sofina and BNF Capital join Sodexo, Orange and Alven in acquiring an interest in Wynd, which brings up to 112 milion euros the capital raised by the startup.

IBM and Vodafone Business Create a New Venture

IBM and Vodafone Business announced that they are creating a new venture designed to help companies across Europe and beyond deliver innovation faster and succeed in a digital world.

Worldwide Semiconductor Revenue Grew 13.4 Percent in 2018

Worldwide semiconductor revenue totaled $476.7 billion in 2018, a 13.4 percent increase from 2017, according to preliminary results by Gartner.

EMEA Server Spending Increased by 24.5 Percent in 3Q18

The EMEA server market reported a year-over-year increase in vendor revenues of 24.5% to $4.0 billion and an increase of 2.9% in units shipped to 551,000 in the third quarter of 2018 (3Q18), according to IDC.

Top Analyst Sees Gaming Industry Slumping in 2019

Video game revenue is headed for the first decline since 1995, with sales expected to fall by 1 percent to $136.5 billion this year, according to Bloomberg.

Intel Sales Miss as Data-Center Demand Slows

Intel reported lower-than-projected fourth-quarter sales and profit and gave a disappointing forecast for the current period, according to Bloomberg.

NOA Will Present the New F Series Based on AI in Barcelona

Croatian company Hangar 18 will once again present its line of NOA smartphone devices at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

Honor Presented its New Flagship Smartphone – View20

At the announcement event held in Paris, Honor highlighted five world’s first features of View20.

IBM Services Strikes Agreement with Juniper Networks

IBM Services announced a $325 million agreement with Juniper Networks.

Amazon Echo Dominates UK Smart Speaker Market

The number of smart speaker users in the UK is set to grow by almost one-third in 2019, after doubling this year, according to eMarketer.

Tech Optimism at Davos Tempered by Trade Anxiety and Regulation

Tech companies are back pitching the promise of innovation, but this time they’re welcoming government oversight, according to Bloomberg.

Bad Financial Decisions Cost Firms More Than 3 Percent of Profits

Chronic occurrence of poor operational decisions by midlevel managers is eroding margins and costing firms upward of 3 percent of profits, according to Gartner.

Microsoft Seeks to Restrict Abuse of its Facial Recognition AI

Microsoft is planning to implement self-designed ethical principles for its facial recognition technology by the end of March, according to Bloomberg.

Two-Thirds of Organizations Intend to Deploy 5G by 2020

66% of organizations have plans to deploy 5G by 2020, according to a new 5G use case and adoption survey by Gartner.

Intel Achieves Gender Pay Equity Globally

Intel announced it has reached a major milestone in global inclusion, achieving gender pay equity across worldwide workforce while also adding stock-based compensation to pay equity analysis.

2019 Marketing Trends Report by IBM Watson Marketing

With AI continuing to gain usage among marketing professionals, IBM announced a new report from IBM Watson Marketing identifying a new breed of marketers coming to the forefront.

Salesforce Is Planning to Add About 1,500 Jobs in Ireland

Salesforce is planning to add as many as 1,500 jobs in Ireland over five years, in one of the largest such expansions in the history of the state, according to Bloomberg.

CEO Confidence in Growth Dips Dramatically

Nearly 30% of business leaders believe that global economic growth will decline in the next 12 months, approximately six times the level of 5% last year, a record jump in pessimism.

Six Technologies That Will Reach Mainstream Adoption in Five to Ten Years

Of the 29 technologies on Gartner’s new Hype Cycle, eight are entering the Slope of Enlightenment and climbing toward the Plateau of Productivity.

DT and Ericsson Achieve Fiber-Like Results with Wireless Backhaul

Ericsson and Deutsche Telekom are the first to successfully demonstrate a millimeter wave link with a data transmission rate of 40Gbps.

Netherlands Ponders Restrictions on Huawei Ahead of 5G Auction

The Dutch government will need to make a decision this year on whether to restrict Huawei from playing a role in building a 5G network in the Netherlands, according to Bloomberg.

Top Ten Tech Predictions for 2019 by Juniper Research

Juniper Research has drawn up a list of predictions for 2019, all neatly wrapped up as the top trends for the technology industry.

81 Percent of Legal Departments Are Unprepared for Digitalization

Eight in 10 corporate legal departments are unprepared to support their organizations’ digital initiatives, according to Gartner.

U.K. Said to Double-Down Criticism of Huawei's Flawed Systems

Huawei has failed to improve its devices and software, putting U.K. national security at risk, British officials have concluded, according to Bloomberg.

Lenovo’s LanSchool Air Joins Edwin, a Digital Learning Ecosystem

Lenovo announced that LanSchool Air, the company’s new classroom management platform, is now integrated into Edwin, Canada’s newest educational innovation.

Xiaomi Became the Largest Wearables Vendor in EMEA in 3Q18

Shipments of wearable devices in EMEA grew 55% year over year to 6.6 million units in 2018Q3, according to IDC.

Digitalizing HR is the Top-Priority Initiative for Chief HR Officers

Business leaders are looking to digitalization to create a higher-performing workforce, therefore digitalizing HR is the top-priority initiative for chief HR officers this year, according to Gartner.

Telecom Italia's Network Separation Plan Rejected by Regulator

Italy’s communications regulator turned down Telecom Italia’s plan to separate its landline network, according to Bloomberg.

Google Spends $40 Million for Fossil Watch Tech to Fight Apple

Google agreed to acquire smartwatch technology and personnel from Fossil Group in a bid to boost the search giant’s nascent efforts in the category, according to Bloomberg.

U.S. Plan Would Permit Drone Flights Over Crowds

The federal government has unveiled a long-awaited set of proposals to dramatically expand civilian drone flights while also tightening security, according to Bloomberg.

Apple Is Planning Three New iPhone Models This Year

Apple is planning to release three new iPhone models this year, including a device to succeed the newly-created XR model, the Wall Street Journal reported, according to Bloomberg.

Facebook Is Said to Face Record U.S. Fine on Privacy Violations

A U.S. privacy investigation of Facebook is likely to result in a record fine against the company, according to Bloomberg, citing  a person familiar with the matter.

Honor Sees Strong Growth Amid Global Industry Decline

Huawei’s brand Honor has cemented its position with strong growth in 2018, despite a global industry downturn, according to the latest IDC report.

Global Economic Growth Expected to Slow in 2019

The global economy as a whole is expected to slow in 2019 as G7 countries return to long-run average growth rates, according to new projections from PwC in its latest Global Economy Watch.

Vehicle to Vehicle Communication Will Be in 62 Million Vehicles by 2023

A new report from Juniper Research has revealed that over 62 million vehicles will be capable of Vehicle-to-Vehicle communication by 2023, rising from just over 1.1 million in 2019.

IDC Names Crawford Del Prete Its New President

IDC announced that Crawford Del Prete has been named by its parent company, International Data Group, as IDC's new President.

87 Percent of Organizations Have Low BI and Analytics Maturity

More than 87 percent of organizations are classified as having low business intelligence and analytics maturity, according to a survey by Gartner.

IBM Earns Record 9,100 Patents in 2018, Tops U.S. Patent List

IBM inventors received a record 9,100 patents in 2018, marking the company's 26th consecutive year of U.S. patent leadership.

Older Americans Drive Growth of Wearables

Americans 55 and older are the fastest-growing group of electronic wearable users in the US, according to eMarketer’s forecast, largely due to the devices’ enhanced health features.

Swiss Data Backup Startup Veeam Raises $500 Million

Swiss data-backup company Veeam just won a $500 million vote of confidence from its backers, according to Bloomberg.

Uber Calls on Europe to Step Up Investment in Public Transport

Uber is making a new pitch to European officials: invest in public transportation, according to Bloomberg.