Earlier today, Netflix announced it was reducing video quality on its services in Europe for the next 30 days in an attempt to alleviate the strain on internet service providers. Amazon and YouTube have both now confirmed that they will join Netflix by reducing the quality of their streams.
Huawei chairman Liang Hua has said that the company is working on a plan to build its own components in Europe, as the company strives to overcome US sanctions.
Huawei and StorTrec AG have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to advance support service for Huawei's intelligent computing business.
The basis on which the UK will leave the EU has still to be decided but the Government has made clear that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be absorbed into UK law at the point of exit, so there will be no substantive change to the rules that most organisations need to follow.
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.
Microft has opened a $20 million venue in London to help the UK remain the home of technology innovation in Europe. The Reactor, in Shoreditch, will be used to “nurture and develop start-up talent in the UK” by giving new businesses access to Microsoft partners, customers and products, UK Chief Executive Cindy Rose said.
BlackBerry has announced details of a BlackBerry Secure World Tour 2018 covering North America, Europe, and Australia. The BlackBerry Secure World Tour 2018 is aimed at BlackBerry customers and Technology and Business leaders.