Regional News

Dramatic surge in cryptocurrencies predicted for 2018

Article by: Scott Lester, CEO, Flixmedia 1. Cryptocurrency will emerge as a method of purchase The value of Bitcoin – perhaps the most well-known and widely used of cryptocurrencies – experienced a dramatic surge last year, with its value climbing from less than $1,000 to over $6,000. This will likely grow further still over the […]

HIVE Blockchain announces major expansion in Sweden

HIVE Blockchain Technologies Ltd. (the “Company” or “HIVE”), the leading publicly listed blockchain infrastructure company, has announced that it has entered into binding letter agreements dated December 13, 2017 with its strategic partner and major shareholder, Genesis Mining Ltd. (“Genesis”), the largest digital currency mining Hash Power provider, to significantly expand the Company’s digital currency […]

Healthcare company expands its services in Europe

Precision for Medicine, part of Precision Medicine Group, has announced it is expanding its biomarker data management and translational informatics services into Europe. The addition of a Geneva, Switzerland-based team of experts complements Precision’s US offerings to provide clients with truly global translational research services. The Geneva team also gives Precision another European operational base, […]

Biometric advancement predictions for 2018

Article by: Tom Harwood, Chief Product Officer and Co-Founder at Aeriandi “As it stands, it is estimated that between 30 percent to 50 percent of all fraud incidents are initiated with a phone call, meaning telephone agents in contact centres are particularly vulnerable to social engineering and manipulation. Web-based security measures have evolved much faster […]

Sapiens expands its digital division and provides digital solutions

Sapiens International Corporation, a leading global provider of software solutions for the insurance industry, with a growing presence in the financial services sector, has announced that it has expanded its digital division’s capabilities through the acquisition of (KnowledgePrice), a technology specialist with expertise in digital insurance services and consulting. Based in Riga, Latvia, privately-held […]

British health technology company expanding into ten European countries

Atlas Biomed, the personalised health tech company has announced its successful launch in ten European countries, just six months after its UK launch. The UK-based health technology company, the only company worldwide to offer both DNA and microbiome tests directly to consumers, pushed forward expansion plans after seeing strong sales in the UK. The company […]

Coexistence of C-V2X and ITS-G5 technology offers benefits for Europe

The 5G Automotive Association (5GAA), a cross-industry association of the telecoms and automotive industry, held a policy debate on Tuesday 5 December in Brussels to discuss the concrete actions necessary to implement 5G connected and automated vehicles in Europe. A recurring theme in the debate was the cohesive development and implementation of cellular “vehicle to […]

Keenondots partners with Tele2 to automate Microsoft cloud services

Keenondots has announced that it has been selected by Tele2 Group to automate the European delivery of cloud services to its business customers. The strategy of Tele2 Group in the business market is to become a full service provider for the digital workspace. Therefore Tele2 Group is extending its telecom portfolio with cloud workspace solutions […]

Ericsson: first 5G Life Campus to open in Belgium

Ericsson and Corda Campus are launching the first 5G Life Campus in Hasselt, Belgium. The 5G Life Campus will be located at Corda Campus, a technology park, and will be fully connected to Ericsson’s R&D centre in Aachen, Germany, where 5G development and international pilot projects are executed. By jointly implementing the first Belgian 5G […]

Cyberbit supplied ISE Systems with a Cyberbit Range for training centre

Cyberbit Ltd., a world leading provider of cybersecurity training and simulation platforms, has announced that it supplied ISE Systems, a French data governance and cybersecurity consulting and service provider, with the Cyberbit Range training and simulation platform. ISE Systems recently opened its new Cyber Range Training Center in Paris in order to provide cybersecurity certifications […]

Diebold Nixdorf Software benefits Turkey’s VakifBank

VakifBank, a leading Turkish bank, is expanding the functionality of its self-service channel by introducing new software and cash recycling systems from Diebold Nixdorf, a world leader in enabling connected commerce for millions of consumers each day across the financial and retail industries. The bank is upgrading 400 automated teller machines (ATMs) with multi-vendor software […]

Camden Market first to offer WeChat Pay in the UK with SafeCharge

SafeCharge, a leading payments technology company, in partnership with Camden Market, a part of the Market Tech portfolio, has announced the ground-breaking integration of WeChat Pay, a widely adopted e-Wallet payment solution in China. The iconic Camden Market, London’s fourth biggest tourist destination, is the first in the UK to make WeChat Pay available at […]

New GDPR legislation that could cost you your next job and a 30% pay rise

New data privacy laws could move executive careers into the slow lane around the globe. Senior executives are jeopardising their future career prospects due to a widespread lack of awareness that new European data privacy laws could affect them wherever they are in the world. That’s according to global research which reveals that if professionals […]

TUV Rheinland: Data protection with IoT data privacy certificates

TUV Rheinland’s Global Competence Center for IoT Privacy has announced a new package of services addressing the end-to-end data protection requirements in the rapidly growing Internet of Things (IoT) market. By providing first-of-a-kind protected privacy certificates, it is uniquely positioned with a differentiated set of capabilities. The solution is focused on providing a product and […]

Equinix to expand direct access to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

Equinix, the global interconnection and data centre company and a Gold-level member of the Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), has announced a significant expansion of its dedicated, private access to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) to 16 additional Equinix International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data centres in North America and Europe. As a part of the expansion, customers can […]

Equinix to expand into Spain and Portugal through acquisition of Itconic

Equinix, the global interconnection and data centre company, has announced that it has entered into an agreement with The Carlyle Group for the purchase of Itconic, a leading data centre, connectivity and cloud infrastructure solutions provider in Spain and Portugal, and CloudMas, an Itconic subsidiary that is focused on supporting enterprise adoption and use of […]

Saxo Bank uses Interoute’s advanced network to support trading platform

Interoute, owner-operator of one of Europe’s largest networks and a global cloud services platform, has announced that Saxo Bank, a specialist in global online trading and investment, is leveraging Interoute’s high capacity low latency network to connect its award-winning multi-asset trading platform to the bank’s clients, brokers and the global financial markets. Saxo Bank, an […]

Workonline Communications expands presence in Interxion’s data campuses

INTERXION HOLDING NV, a leading provider of carrier and cloud-neutral colocation data centre services in Europe, today announced that Workonline Communications, the leading pan-African IP transit network, has deployed Points of Presence (PoPs) in its Amsterdam and Frankfurt data centre campuses. With PoPs located at these key locations, Workonline Communications interconnects with other global networks […]

RateGain brings real-time, big data intelligence to airline pricing

RateGain announces the launch of AirGain, a real-time airline pricing intelligence solution that collects and analyses airline fares for diverse categories and attributes across multiple distribution channels. With AirGain, an airline aims to solve such critical business challenges as inaccurate/delayed pricing, understanding ancillaries pricing, and tackling the airline rate parity issues. RateGain CEO, Bhanu Chopra, […]

How do you verify fibre for European regulations?

Article by: Didier Claeys, Director of Product Line Management for in-building cable at CommScope Intelligent CIO spoke to Didier Claeys and questioned him on ways of verifying compliance of fibre optic cables to new European CPR regulations for in-building applications. He informed us that the Construction Product Directive (CPD), later the Construction Product Regulation (CPR), […]