Microsoft commissions Ferrovial to build Madrid datacenter
Although the financial details weren't confirmed, Spanish media suggest the deal may be worth hundreds of millions of euros as Microsoft prepares to invest more than €12 billion ($12.75 billion) across 17 European areas.
The datacenter will be located in San Sebastian de Los Reyes, a city of r... Read more
AWS launches new cloud region in Spain
AWS' latest cloud region allows Spanish customers to run workloads and store data with low latency.
This week, Amazon Web Services announced the launch of its eighth cloud region in Europe, the AWS Europe (Spain) Region. An AWS region is a cluster of cloud datacenters located in the same geograp... Read more
Cisco plans to open a new chip design center in Barcelona
The Spanish government says the facility will be built using EU funding.
Cisco Systems will open a new semiconductor chip design center in Barcelona, according to Reuters. The plan to open the new facility was announced by the office of Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez on Thursday, the report says.
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Orange’s financial results beat expectations, Spain returns to growth
The third quarter saw a surge in Orange's profits. The telecom operator has regained its footing on the Spanish market.
Orange said its third-quarter core operating profit edged up 0.2 percent from last year, according to a report by Reuters. The organization, which holds the title of France's ... Read more
Booking.com faces antitrust investigation in Spain
The Spanish competition authority has opened a new antitrust inquiry into online travel company Booking.com, focusing on unfair trade conditions and commercial strategies.
The National Commission for Markets and Competition (CNMC) announced that it will investigate whether Booking.com enforces u... Read more
Spain to attract expats with a digital nomad visa
Spain plans to develop a 'digital nomad' visa that would allow residents from the United Kingdom and other non-EU nations to work in the country while enjoying the climate and reduced cost of living.
The visa's full details are still being worked out, but it will be available to anyone working r... Read more
Oracle opens Oracle Cloud region in Spain
To meet the increasing needs for enterprise cloud facilities, Oracle announced the inauguration of the first-ever Oracle Cloud region in Spain. The region is the 40th international Oracle Cloud region and the 7th in the European Union.
Oracle is expanding its enterprise cloud services in Spain b... Read more
Spain to invest 12.25 billion Euros on microchip industry
A plan to spend 12.25 billion Euros ($13.12 billion) on the semi-conductor and the microchip industry by 2027 has been approved by the government of Spain.
The program, which primarily consists of the European Pandemic Relief Fund, will be directed toward the growth of the Digital Economy and wi... Read more
Telefonica invests in Israel’s high-tech sector for further expansion
According to a senior executive, Telefonica, Europe's third-largest telecoms operator, plans to invest more in Israel's high-tech industry this year, particularly in e-health and other consumer-facing businesses.
Luisa Rubio, the CEO of Telefonica's innovation arm, WayraX, has already made one i... Read more
Artificial intelligence (AI) skills gap throughout Europe: IBM study
As per IBM research, the technology sector across Spain, Germany, and the UK struggle to find workers having adequate AI experience or skills.
The AI experience or skills gap throughout Europe endangers digital innovation and curbs economic growth. More than 20% (a quarter) of technology recruit... Read more