U.S. Officials Visit Britain In Last Ditch Push For Huawei Ban

According to Reuters, U.S. officials are visiting Britain in an effort to persuade the government to ban Huawei. The UK is expected to make a decision later this month on what role Huawei will or will not play in the…

Google Finds A Way To Profit From EU Antitrust Ruling—At Bing’s Expense

Last March Google was fined a record $5 billion by the EU over antitrust charges related to the company tying its browser and search engine to the Android OS. It appears the company has found a way to abide by…

U.S. Senator Wants Ban On Intel Sharing With Countries Using Huawei

In an escalation of the U.S. campaign to convince allies not to use Huawei, U.S. Senator Tom Cotton is calling for a ban on intelligence sharing with countries that use the company’s 5G equipment, according to Reuters. Huawei has been…

U.S. National Security Advisor Warns UK About Dangers of Huawei

According to the Financial Times (FT), U.S. National Security Advisor Robert O’Brian has warned the UK about the dangers of using Huawei for its 5G networks. In the ongoing war between the U.S. and Huawei, the U.S. has been pressuring…

Virtual Restaurants Helping Power Uber Eats Growth

“Virtual restaurants is a very interesting initiative,” says Uber Eats EMEA head Rodrigo Arevalo. “Basically by leveraging the data on our platform, we can partner with other restaurants in order to cuisine types that only exist on food delivery platforms.”

Next Frontier: Edge Centric, Cloud-Enabled, Data-Driven, Says HPE CEO

We believe the Edge is the next frontier, says HPE CEO Antonio Neri. “When we talk about the enterprise of the future, we see an Edge centric cloud-enabled data-driven enterprise,” notes Neri. “What that means is the cloud is moving closer to where the data is created. That’s driven by the use cases we see around us.”

Future of Fintech is Cloud, AI, Blockchain, IoT, 6G, and Quantum Computing, Says KPMG

The future of fintech is cloud, AI, blockchain, IoT, 6G and quantum computing, says Anton Ruddenklau, Global Co‐leader of FinTech at KPMG. Those are the technologies that are fueling the digital transformation and will be central to financial services in the UK and the world going forward.

Pinterest Expands Promoted Pins Internationally

Pinterest announced the launch of Promoted Pins in the UK, its first international expansion of the product. According to the company, this is a major market for Pinterest with Pinners in the UK having grown 50% over the past year.…

Twitter Launches Moments in Another Country

Twitter announced the launch of its new Moments offering in the UK – its third country. Moments launches in the UK today! https://t.co/heTLl0Sb4Y — Twitter Moments (@TwitterMoments) December 15, 2015 From a post on the Twitter UK blog: Here in…

PayPal Ad Ruined Christmas, Say Pissed Off Parents

The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority could launch an investigation into a PayPal ad that many parents say spoils the Santa secret. The ad, which first aired on Sunday during The X Factor, features two kids worrying about not getting any…