The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess the proposed acquisition of Shazam by Apple under the EU Merger Regulation. The Commission is concerned that the merger could reduce choice for users of music streaming services.
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After years of producing a variety of mobile messaging apps, Google is taking a new tack: embracing a new global standard for Rich Communication Services (RCS) messages.
TransUnion announced today it has agreed to purchase Callcredit Information Group, the second largest and fastest growing consumer credit bureau in the U.K., headquartered in Leeds.
Authorities in Russia have threatened to block Facebook as they attempt to extend their control of the Internet and shut down encrypted messaging service Telegram.
Today at the RSA conference in San Francisco, A10 Networks announced a new cybersecurity solution with its One-DDoS Protection software. This software is designed to greatly enhance A10 Networks previous cybersecurity applications and continue to provide unmatched defense against DDoS attacks.
Microsoft and Ionic Security team up to simplify risk management and accelerate enterprise cloud adoption
Ionic Security today announced it is working with Microsoft to offer enterprises a strategic solution that extends the Microsoft Azure Information Protection (AIP) platform to interoperate with Ionic Security's best-in-class cross-cloud data trust platform.
Russia’s internet watchdog has blocked an estimated 16m IP addresses in a massive operation against the banned Telegram messaging app that could set a new precedent for Russian online censorship.
A Russian court in Moscow court has banned the popular Telegram messaging app. The court ruling on Friday came after Telegram refused to give Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) encryption keys that would grant access to user messaging data.
Vodafone today completed the first test of new 5G spectrum across an existing live network between Manchester and the company’s headquarters in Newbury, Berkshire. This is a major milestone in UK telecommunications, as it is the first time that the 3.4 Gigahertz (GHz) radio frequency allocated for 5G has been used in the UK.
LG today opened the doors to its new Software Upgrade Center in South Korea, the first such facility aimed at providing customers worldwide with faster, timelier, smartphone operating system and software updates.
A US federal jury in Texas ordered Apple to pay a total of $502.6 million to VirnetX for infringing on patents for secure communications after a protracted legal battle that has dragged on for eight years.
Microsoft and C3 IoT have announced a strategic partnership to deliver new technology developments and go-to-market initiatives that accelerate enterprise AI and IoT application development.As part of this partnership, the companies will create a “better together” solution, comprising the C3 IoT Platform, a low-code, high-productivity PaaS for scaling AI and IoT across enterprises, fully integrated to operate on Microsoft Azure. C3 IoT will leverage Microsoft Azure as a preferred cloud platform and tap into the power of…
Mission critical software company Deep3, formerly Deep Sky Blue, announced today its change in name to reflect the increasing level of insight and expertise required by its national security customer base, including the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and MOD's Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl).
SonicWall today introduced the SonicWall Capture Cloud Platform, which tightly integrates security, management, analytics and real-time threat intelligence across the company’s full portfolio of network, email, mobile and cloud security products. SonicWall also is introducing new and enhanced products in its portfolio of hardware, virtual appliances and endpoint clients.
Researchers at cyber-security firm Trustlook Labs have discovered an Android trojan which, once installed, can execute its malicious software every time a device is loaded up, and steal data from some of the most popular Android apps.
LG today announced its preliminary earnings results for the first quarter of 2018. The company reported tentative consolidated revenues for the first quarter of 2018 at KRW 15.1 trillion with an operating profit of KRW 1.1 trillion, marking the highest first quarter revenues and operating profit in the history of the company.
This Saturday marks the opening of Apple Shinjuku in Tokyo, delivering Apple’s latest retail design Japan, where Apple opened its first international store. Since opening in Tokyo’s Ginza neighborhood in 2003, Apple has welcomed 70 million visitors to its stores across the country.
Samsung today announced the launch of the Samsung Design Innovation Center (SDIC), a design lab dedicated to the integration of disruptive user-experiences to product design, in San Francisco, California. Dr. Federico Casalegno, an associate professor of the practice at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).