Technology

Barrister at law examines legal implications of GDPR six months on and how it is changing relationships

November 25th marks the six month anniversary of General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) officially coming into effect. Barrister-at Law Quentin Hunt has been examining the implications of early high profile test cases  under the regulations – and reporting on what this might mean for organisations in the future. Although it adopts the same principle-based approach […]

Samsung unveils folding smartphone to developers

Samsung has unveiled a folding handset at an event in San Francisco. It described its Infinity Flex Display as “the foundation of the smartphone of tomorrow” and said it intended to start production within months. When unfolded, the device resembles a 7.3in (18.5cm) tablet. When closed, a separate smaller “cover display” on the handset’s other […]

Digital Transformation set to shift from theory to reality in next 12 months thanks to AI and Robotics

Dimension Data Tech Trends 2019 report identifies fundamental industry trends that will come to define the business technology landscape in 2019 across customer experience, cybersecurity, digital business, digital infrastructure, digital workplace, technology futures, and services. In the report, Group CTO Ettienne Reinecke claims that 2019 will finally see digital transformation become a reality and predicts a spate […]

US attacks UK budget plan for digital services tax on tech giants

The US has hit back against a UK plan to impose a new tax on sales by technology giants. US political leaders and business groups say the proposal would violate tax agreements by targeting US firms. They warned the tax could spark US retaliation and hurt prospects for a US-UK trade deal. In a statement […]

Twitter earnings boosted by major sports broadcasts

Coverage of major football and baseball games in the US helped Twitter generate better-than-expected sales and profits in the third quarter. The social network said revenue jumped 29% to $758m in the period, beating analyst estimates. But its total number of users declined as it closed “spammy and suspicious” accounts, and it forecast further falls. […]