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30Jun/20

Google Cloud and Telefónica partner to accelerate digital transformation for Spanish businesses

– The agreement signals a firm commitment by both companies to boost the digitalization of companies, support Spain’s public administration and aid the economic recovery of the country post-COVID-19.

– Google Cloud announces plans to launch a cloud region in Spain that will leverage Telefonica’s Madrid region infrastructure with the highest international security and data protection standards.

– Telefonica and Google will jointly develop a portfolio of solutions for 5G using Google Cloud’s Mobile Edge Computing platform.

– The alliance widens the scope of collaboration between the two companies and reinforces Telefónica Tech’s multi-cloud strategy for the B2B market.

– Telefonica will also advance its own digital transformation using Google Cloud. Continue reading

11Jan/18

iPhone addiction: vice or virtue?

Apple Inc investors are shrugging off concerns raised by two shareholders about kids getting hooked on iPhones, saying that for now a little addiction might not be a bad thing for profits. Ivor Bennett reports. Continue reading

21Nov/17

Tencent surpasses Facebook in market value

Tencent Holdings has racked up some impressive gains this week – becoming the first Chinese firm to be worth more than $500 billion and surpassing Facebook to be the world’s fifth-most valuable company. Grace Lee reports Continue reading

27Jul/17

Home maps collected by Roomba could be sold to tech giants

The maker of Roomba robot vacuum iRobot said they could share or sell maps of users’ homes to tech companies, such as Amazon, for profit. Continue reading

28Jan/17

Trump travel ban sparks panic abroad, lawsuits at home

U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily barring visitors from seven predominantly Muslim countries and banning Syrian refugees indefinitely will likely land his administration in court. Zachary Goelman reports. Continue reading

20Aug/16

AT&T, Apple, Google to work on ‘robocall’ crackdown

Tech giants and the U.S. Federal Communications Commission launch crackdown on robocalls. Bobbi Rebell reports.
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05Feb/16
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Tech sell off sends Wall St lower at week’s end

Weak forecasts from tech companies including LinkedIn and worries about lofty valuations sends Wall St lower to end the week.
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