Shopify lawyers up as governments increase pressure on tech industry
Shopify is starting to expand its government affairs teams in the US and Europe by recruiting top Silicon Valley firm lobbyists with experience on both sides of the Atlantic.
Regulators and government agencies worldwide have started to put pressure on the most renowned digital agencies during th... Read more
Spanish scale-ups are coming together to alter the technology policy memo
Spanish scale-ups have been teaming up to lobby legislators and push their economic/business case for a high-growth and high-tech business model.
The lobby group, known as “EsTech,” was launched recently with nine members as its founders ranging from industries like B2B software, health tech... Read more
Vodafone plans to hire 7,000 engineers in Europe by 2025
Vodafone plans to recruit 7,000 software engineers for its European workforce by 2025. The hope is that this addition will speed up its transition from a traditional telecom provider into a technology company.
The belief by the firm is that 5G, fiber, IoT, and digital platforms investments will ... Read more
Europe’s startup funding breaks all records this year
European startups get record-breaking investments as a precursor to immense growth within the technology sector.
European businesses are finally easing into normalcy as pandemic restrictions are relieved across the continent. However, this has caused a sudden increase in the number of startups s... Read more
US announces tech council for creation of new trade rules
The European Union and the United States are all set to announce a trade and technology initiative to counter China’s rising influence. The joint council will also devise new standards for emerging technologies.
The goals of this initiative
Europe and the U.S. are ready to announce a collec... Read more
Should Europe compete for technological world domination?
The United States is in the process of increasing their dominance in the world. It does this by arguing with other countries, starting trade wars and by banning companies, products and services. The technology sector plays a major role in their attempt to stay in the lead. The trade war is focusing... Read more
The new CAIAC alliance will deploy AI in the fight against COVID-19
The Collective and Augmented Intelligence Against Covid-19 (CAIAC), is a newly formed global alliance of think tanks that are working to deliver a platform, driven by AI to curb the effects of Covid-19 on the economy and public health.
The aim is to fight the virus's effects by way of advising p... Read more
First Raspberry Pi competition successfully completed in the Netherlands
During last week's final in the Johan Cruijff Arena of the first Dutch Raspberry Pi-competition, four student teams managed to win a cash prize. The competition was organised by the IT specialists of PA Consulting and House of Digital.
With the Raspberry Pi Competition, the initiators want to encour... Read more
China is considering putting an end to forced transfer technology
It is something that foreign investors are not very happy about when they look at the Chinese market. Non-Chinese companies must enter into a joint venture with a Chinese company if they want to be active in the market. This often means that technology is being transferred, which, of course, foreign... Read more