Trump's China tech war backfires on automakers as chips run short

By Ben Klayman and Stephen Nellis (Reuters) – Automakers around the world are shutting assembly lines because of a global shortage of semiconductors that in some cases has been exacerbated by the Trump administration’s actions against key Chinese chip factories, industry officials said. The shortage, which caught much of the industry off-guard and could continue […]

Italian data authority takes aim at Whatsapp's privacy disclaimer

MILAN (Reuters) – Facebook Inc-owned messenger WhatsApp did not clearly communicate to users changes to its privacy policy, potentially making it difficult for people to decide whether to drop the service, Italy’s data protection authority said on Thursday. WhatsApp, Italy’s most popular messaging platform, said on Jan. 4 it reserved the right to share some […]

Why New Email Clients Rely Heavily on the Latest Big Data Advances

It is no secret that email technology has then significantly shaped by new developments with big data. We have talked extensively about the benefits of using big data in the field of email marketing. However, there are plenty of other novel data technology applications that email providers are rolling out. Over the last few years, […]

Nokia signs up Google for building cloud-based 5G network

(Reuters) – Nokia on Thursday partnered with Alphabet’s Google Cloud unit to build 5G core network infrastructure and allow business customers to offer services such as smart retail and automated manufacturing. Cloud computing units of big technology companies such as Microsoft and Amazon are also tying up with telecoms vendors ahead of deployment of 5G […]

When to trade bitcoin? When Saturn crosses Mercury, of course

By Anna Irrera and Tom Wilson LONDON (Reuters) – Bitcoin seems so flighty, some might argue you may as well consult a crystal ball, read the runes or stare at the stars to divine the direction of the capricious cryptocurrency. Enter Maren Altman, bitcoin investor and astrologer. The New Yorker has been following the movements […]

EU companies in China should 'prepare for the worst' in digital decoupling: report

BEIJING (Reuters) – Digital decoupling between China and the United States could severely impact EU businesses in China and they should “prepare for the worst” and may be forced into a costly separation of their international operations, European business groups said. While political, trade and financial decoupling are concerning, China-U.S. rivalry in the technology sphere […]

U.S. judge in Facebook antitrust lawsuits sets March, April deadlines for responses

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The judge overseeing separate lawsuits against Facebook by the Federal Trade Commission and a big group of states set a March deadline for the social media company to respond, according to a court filing on Wednesday. The regulator and state attorneys general sued Facebook in December with allegations that the company broke […]

Big Data Improves Email Verification and Email Technology

Big data is playing a very key role in the future of email communications. A growing number of companies are finding more innovative ways to use data technology to streamline communications and build more personalized relationships between various stakeholders. One of the most important benefits of big data lies with email verification. Data-driven companies are […]

Validate, evolve, and control schemas in Amazon MSK and Amazon Kinesis Data Streams with AWS Glue Schema Registry

Data streaming technologies like Apache Kafka and Amazon Kinesis Data Streams capture and distribute data generated by thousands or millions of applications, websites, or machines. These technologies serve as a highly available transport layer that decouples the data-producing applications from data processors. However, the sheer number of applications producing, processing, routing, and consuming data can […]

Qualcomm eyes challenge to Apple, Intel with $1.4 billion deal for chip startup

By Stephen Nellis (Reuters) – Qualcomm Inc on Wednesday said it will acquire Nuvia Inc, a chip startup founded by Apple Inc veterans, for $1.4 billion, with plans to put the firm’s technology into its smartphone, laptop and automotive processors. The deal marks a big push by Qualcomm to reestablish a leading position in chip […]