Business Cloud News
All articles by : Dawinderpal SahotaRSS

Google acquires audio authentication startup

Google has acquired Tel-Aviv based security solutions provider SlickLogin for an undisclosed sum

Tech giant Google has acquired Tel-Aviv based security firm provider SlickLogin for an undisclosed sum. The start up, founded less than a year ago, specialises in sound-based password alternatives.

Lenovo continues spree, acquires Motorola Mobility from Google for $2.91bn

Lenovo plans to acquire Google’s handset business Motorola Mobility for around $2.91bn

Chinese hardware maker Lenovo plans to acquire Google’s handset business Motorola Mobility for around $2.91bn. Lenovo said that the acquisition will give it a stronger presence in the North America and Latin America markets, as well as an entry route to the Western Europe market.

Telefónica and Orange grow European startups

Telefónica and Orange have thrown their weight behind a project led by the European Commission to aid growth among the region’s technology startups

European operator groups Telefónica and Orange have thrown their weight behind a project led by the European Commission to help the region’s technology startups to grow into global internet firms. The EC said it plans to “take on Silicon Valley” with the launch of two initiatives; an acceleration programme called the Startup Europe Partnership and a think tank called the European Digital Forum.

Telstra acquires enterprise network and security integrator

Telstra has acquired Melbourne-based network solutions and services provider O2 Networks

Australian operator Telstra has acquired Melbourne-based enterprise network and security integrator O2 Networks (no relation to the Telefónica owned operator). The acquisition was made to bolster Telstra’s network application and services (NAS) portfolio, as the continues to pursue opportunities in the enterprise space.

BlackBerry’s pursuit of SAP personnel signals strategic shift towards enterprise

BlackBerry’s management restructure has seen the hiring of four former SAP staff

Canadian handset maker BlackBerry’s management restructure has continued with the appointment of Eric Johnson as president of global sales. Johnson is the fourth former SAP executive to join since John Chen took over as CEO, suggesting that the handset maker is looking to regain its focus on the enterprise market.

Global M2M revenues set to almost triple by 2018

Revenues derived from M2M services are set to almost triple globally over the next five years, according to Ovum

Revenues from M2M services are set to almost triple globally over the next five years, according to research firm Ovum. However, mobile operators stand to miss out on this revenue opportunity unless they strategically partner with other stakeholders in the M2M ecosystem, the research firm warned.

Intel showcases wearable technology

Intel has showcased designs for wearable devices at the CES consumer trade show in Las Vegas as well as a PC in an SD card

Chip maker Intel has showcased designs for wearable devices at the CES consumer trade show in Las Vegas. The firm also demonstrated Edison, a dual core PC with built-in wireless capabilities in an SD card form factor.

Modular connected car platform unveiled by AT&T

Modular connected car platform unveiled by AT&T

US operator AT&T is pitching a modular connected car platform packaging connectivity, billing, data analytics and infotainment to car makers and developers to create their own customised offerings.

Google joins auto makers in connected car alliance

Google joins auto makers in connected car alliance

Leading tech firms have teamed up with automotive manufacturers to create an industry alliance aimed at bringing the Android platform to connected cars. Audi, GM, Honda, Hyundai and Nvidia have joined Google to form the Open Automotive Alliance (OAA).

Chinese operators invest in cloud computing parks

China Mobile and China Unicom have both begun constructing their own cloud computing parks in the country’s Guizhou Province

Chinese operators China Mobile and China Unicom have both begun constructing their own cloud computing parks in the country’s Guizhou Province, according to state news agency Xinhua.

@BizCloud
News