Category: Privacy & Compliance

IBM received most new patents in 2018

IBM received most new patents in 2018

2018 was the year of IBM when it comes to patents. However, the total number of patents granted over the year has decreased slightly compared to other years. The vast majority of patent applications came from the United States (46 percent), followed by Asia (31 percent). The company IFI Claims, whic... Read more

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DXC Technology buys Luxoft for 2 billion dollars

DXC Technology buys Luxoft for 2 billion dollars

DXC Technology is going to take over software company Luxoft for about 2 billion dollars, reports ZDNet. The acquisition should accelerate DXC's digital growth and scaling strategy and broaden access to digital talent. Luxoft now has almost 13,000 employees. According to the deal, $59 is paid for e... Read more

date4 years ago
Microsoft cooperates with Kroger on cash-less shops

Microsoft cooperates with Kroger on cash-less shops

Microsoft and Kroger are working together to compete with Amazon's cash-less stores. The two companies are going to launch a shop automation platform on the market, which will be built on Microsoft Azure. Kroger has already started testing parts of the platform in a handful of stores, reports Silico... Read more

date4 years ago
IBM’s Weather Channel sued for misuse of location data

IBM’s Weather Channel sued for misuse of location data

The city of Los Angeles is suing IBM's Weather Channel branch. The city believes that the company has misled consumers about how it uses information about their location. The company would not resell the data, but would use it in other ways than by informing consumers. That's what Bloomberg reports ... Read more

date4 years ago
Rejected Google’s facial recognition lawsuit

Rejected Google’s facial recognition lawsuit

A lawsuit brought against Google by users who found that the company was invading their privacy by using facial recognition technology was dismissed by an American court. Judge Edmond E. Chang found that there was no concrete damage to the plaintiffs. That's what press agency Bloomberg writes in a m... Read more

date4 years ago
These are 5 tech trends that we are going to see more of this year

These are 5 tech trends that we are going to see more of this year

2019 has only just begun, it is high time to take stock. Technical development is very fast and everything around us is getting smarter and smarter. But what technological developments are really relevant this year? We've set up a top five. Trend 1: the arrival of 5G 4G needs to be replaced and its ... Read more

date4 years ago
Several popular apps share detailed information with Facebook.

Several popular apps share detailed information with Facebook.

Various apps, including TripAdvisor and MyFitnessPal, share information with Facebook without the user's explicit consent. In some cases, the apps share data with the social network as soon as they open. Among the submitted data there is also a unique identifier with which Facebook knows exactly whi... Read more

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