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IBM and Vodafone launch new European venture in bid to catch China and US in race to 5G

IBM and Vodafone will launch a new $550 million venture aimed at boosting Europe’s 5G, A.I. and cloud capabilities, the companies announced Thursday. The venture will allow Vodafone to access all of IBM’s cloud services, while the London-based telecommunications conglomerate…

Europe's cloud market is giving a big boost to U.S. giants like Amazon and Salesforce

Over the past year, Europe’s tech sector has been overshadowed by privacy scandals, stricter regulation and the trade war between the U.S. and China. But there’s one bright spot where the outlook isn’t quite so bleak: cloud computing. Europe’s public…

Google gets a victory over privacy rights in the EU's top court

Google doesn’t need to guarantee the “right to be forgotten” to users outside of the European Union, an advisor to the EU’s top court said Thursday. The written opinion by an advocate general in the European Court of Justice is…

Amazon could surge 20 percent this year as opportunities are 'mostly unconstrained'

Amazon is set for a bull run in 2019 as shares could surge more than 20 percent, according to a new report from Pivotal Research Group. In a research note published Monday, analyst Brian Wieser initiated coverage of Amazon with…

Finland is trying to compete with China and the US in the race for 5G

In January, Nokia will become one of the first countries to enable the launch of commercial 5G networks. Telia, a Swedish telecom, is one of three operators that has won a license to offer commercial 5G. The licenses were granted…

Facebook says it got users' permission to share data. Those users might say differently

The saying goes: ask for forgiveness, not permission. But when it comes to Facebook there’s a common line of defense in response to persistent concerns over how it handles user data: We did it with permission. After the New York…

Facebook responds to NYT report it gave other tech firms access to private messages

Facebook has admitted it allowed other big tech companies to read users’ private messages, but denies it did so without consent. The response came in a blog post by the firm Wednesday after a New York Times investigation found that…

Google to invest $1 billion in new campus in New York City

Google will invest $1 billion in a new campus in New York City, the company announced on Monday. The new “Google Hudson Square” campus will be located at 315 and 345 Hudson Street in Manhattan. Google acquired the space through…

Apple to invest $1 billion in new Texas campus

Apple will invest $1 billion in a new campus in Austin, Texas, the company announced on Thursday. The 133-acre campus will be located in North Austin and will accommodate an initial 5,000 employees, with capacity for 15,000 employees in total.…

In race to IPO, Uber is bigger but Lyft is friendlier, survey finds

As they race to become public companies, Uber is bigger but Lyft is friendlier. That’s according to a new survey of 1,062 U.S. consumers conducted by investment firm Raymond James. The report, published Monday, found Uber is the most popular…