Privacy interest groups file complaint with EU over LinkedIn
Digital civil rights organizations recently filed a complaint with the EC against LinkedIn. This business social media platform is allegedly using privacy-sensitive data to display advertisements.
According to the complaint to the EC by Bits of Freedom, EDRi, Global Witness and Gesellschaft für... Read more
Liveblog Broadcom/VMware: VMware EUC finds new home at KKR for $4 billion
In this blog, Techzine reports on the latest developments surrounding VMware's acquisition of Broadcom.
February 26 - KKR reports that it has signed a definitive agreement with Broadcom. The deal includes the End-User Computing Division (EUC Division). The investment company will pay 4 billion d... Read more
Google: Microsoft offered to sell Bing to Apple
Microsoft offered Bing for sale to Apple in 2018, but Apple would not be interested because of the search engine's quality.
That's what Google claims in a legal battle. Google's claim was made public last weekend. The lawsuit against Alphabet relates to the possible monopoly around search engine... Read more
Qualcomm makes on-device AI more readily available to developers
Qualcomm is introducing a range of new AI-supported devices and solutions at MWC 2024 in Barcelona. With this, according to the chip manufacturer, the commercial exploitation of on-device AI has truly begun.
Qualcomm is bringing AI to mobile devices through chipsets, allowing end users to use th... Read more
Eurofiber partners with Nokia to offer Private 5G service
Eurofiber will expand its portfolio to offer private mobile networks for the first time. At MWC 2024 in Barcelona, it announced that it is partnering with Nokia for the new solution. The emphasis of the new Mobile Private Network (MPN) service is on security and reliability.
Private 5G, referred... Read more
AWS adds Mistral LLMs to Amazon Bedrock
AWS is going to make two open-source LLMs from Mistral available in Amazon Bedrock. This should give customers even more choice in terms of AI models for their business needs.
The underlying reasons for offering Mistral's LLMs through Amazon Bedrock are several, according to AWS. First, these AI... Read more
X now lets all users make audio and video calls
X now offers audio and video calling functionality to all users. Previously, this was only available to Premium subscribers. With this, the social media platform aims to compete with apps like WhatsApp or Apple's FaceTime.
The audio and video message features were limited to only X Premium users... Read more
Lenovo unveils transparent screen and new range of AI laptops
Lenovo has showcased a transparent Micro-LED display for laptops during MWC 2024. The proof-of-concept device containing it is known as the ThinkBook Transparent Display Laptop Concept. In addition, Lenovo also introduced a range of new business AI laptops based on Intel Core Ultra processors.
D... Read more
Google Docs now supports written annotations on Android
The Android version of Google Docs will support annotations written by hand or a stylus pen. Among other things, this can be useful for providing feedback on a text.
The new feature will be available for smartphones and tablets running on the Android operating system. The annotation toolbar will... Read more
‘Carbon Black no longer for sale, Broadcom preparing major layoffs’
As Broadcom is busy selling VMware End-User Compute (EUC) for $3.8 billion, Carbon Black is being retained. However, a major round of layoffs is said to follow in March, after which the former security company may be merged with Symantec.
Broadcom initially planned to sell Carbon Black (CB). On ... Read more