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The most valuable global retail brands for 2019

The results of the second annual BrandZ Top 75 Most Valuable Global Retail Brands have been revealed. The research shows that the world's most valuable retail brands are worth $339 billion more...

14 May 2019

GLOBAL

Successful retail chatbot interactions to grow eightfold by 2023

The global number of successful retail chatbot interactions will reach 22 billion by 2023, up from an estimated 2.6 billion in 2019, as AI offers compelling new engagement solutions...

9 May 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#IFA16: Waterproof gadgets make a splash at Berlin tech fair

From smartphones that can survive a dip in the sink to sweat-resistant earphones and floating speakers for your next pool party...

5 Sep 2016

GERMANY

Merkel urges closer tech ties with rising IT giant China

HANOVER, GERMANY: German Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged closer high-tech cooperation with China as she opened a major IT business fair where the Asian giant is the official partner country...

17 Mar 2015

GERMANY

China's ambitious IT sector lays claim to global role

HANOVER, GERMANY: China's huge IT sector is out in force in Germany this week, signalling to the world it is ready to not just copy but lead as a tech superpower...

16 Mar 2015

GERMANY

BlackBerry gets OK to buy encryptors of Merkel's mobile

BERLIN, GERMANY: Germany said on Friday it had approved Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry's purchase of data encryption firm Secusmart, whose customers include Chancellor Angela Merkel...

3 Dec 2014

GERMANY

Germany weighs how to hit back in US spying row

BERLIN, GERMANY: Germany debated retaliatory measures against the United States on Tuesday after reports of an alleged double agent stoked still smouldering public anger over the NSA scandal.

9 Jul 2014

GERMANY

Germany says 16m email accounts compromised

BERLIN, GERMANY: German authorities said the digital identities of 16m online users had been stolen, compromising their email accounts, linked social media and other services.

23 Jan 2014

GERMANY

German military knew about PRISM: report

BERLIN, GERMANY: The German military has known for years of the sweeping US online surveillance programme PRISM, a newspaper reported Wednesday, citing a NATO document from the Afghanistan mission.

18 Jul 2013

UNITED STATES

Deutsche Telekom sweetens T-Mobile-MetroPCS pitch

NEW YORK, US/BERLIN, GERMANY: Deutsche Telekom AG on Wednesday said it submitted final, sweetened terms it hoped will win shareholder backing for a merger of subsidiary T-Mobile USA with rival wireless carrier MetroPCS.

11 Apr 2013

FRANCE

Increase in IT spending predicted in 2013 for EMEA CIOs

PARIS, FRANCE / BERLIN, GERMANY / WARSAW, POLAND / LONDON, UK / UAE: Research commissioned by Riverbed reveals that 71% of CIOs are increasing investment in IT.

20 Mar 2013

GERMANY

Technical consumer goods market with positive annual balance

NUREMBERG, GERMANY: The Technical Consumer Goods market closed the fourth quarter, as well as the total year, with a sales growth of 2.8%. Sales volume generated from October to December amounted to €15.1bn. The total sales volume for 2012 was around €51.6bn. This is the result of GfK TEMAX Germany for the fourth quarter of 2012.

20 Feb 2013

GERMANY

Digital innovator's Summit 2013

BERLIN, GERMANY: The Digital Innovators' Summit 2013 conference is coming and here are more details about the programme. Conference sessions include:

12 Jan 2013

FRANCE

Nikon's big hands campaign draws attention

PARIS, FRANCE: Across major cities in Europe, Nikon builds huge sculpted 'hands' in a pose, as though holding a Nikon camera.

7 Nov 2012

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