Google Cloud Summit Lifts the Hood to its Global Network in Stockholm

STOCKHOLM, Sweden — Google hosted its second annual Cloud Summit at Kistamassan located in Stockholm, Sweden, where Eva Fors served as Keynote Speaker in front of a large audience of tech enthusiasts, entrepreneurs and innovators. Fors, Managing Director of Northern Europe Google Cloud, whom holds a lengthy resume within the tech sector, is one of…

Amazon Selects New York City and Northern Virginia for New Headquarters

SEATTLE, Washington — Amazon announced this week that it has selected New York City and Arlington, Virginia, as the locations for the company’s new headquarters. The announment comes after the world’s largest Internet retailer — electronic commerce and cloud computing company based in Seattle, Washington, that was founded by Jeff Bezos in 1994 recently released…

Spotify launches in 13 new markets across the Middle East and North Africa

STOCKHOLM, Sweden — Spotify announced that it will be launching in 13 new markets across the Middle East and North Africa. Now, all users in the Middle East and North Africa will have access to Spotify’s entire catalogue of over 40 million tracks and billions of playlists, including a library of brand new, fully curated…

AeroMobil and Baoneng Motor have signed Strategic Cooperation Agreement

SHANGHAI, China  — AeroMobil and Baoneng Motor signed a non-exclusive Strategic Cooperation Framework Agreement today at the China International Import Expo 2018. During the last day of China’s most important trade event this year, both parties finalised discussions about the non-exclusive cooperation in the personal aerial vehicles (PAV) area and potential investment of Baoneng Motor…

Khula App Provides boosts for Farmers in South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA — Khula, an award-winning mobile application helps farmers in South Africa connect with supermarkets by making it easier for them to market, sell and transport their produce. The app which was created by young entrepreneurs Karidas Tshintsholo and Matthew Piper — allows businesses to order fresh, organic vegetables straight from the ground. “We…

Alibaba Sets Singles’ Day Sales Record With $24.3 billion

SHANGHAI, China — Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. surpassed their 2017 e-commerce sales numbers, with 168.3 billion yuan ($24.3 billion) in sales in 16 hours for a record day during its annual Singles’ Day extravaganza. “Alibaba is making use of all of its platforms to make Singles’ Day a holiday that also includes dining and entertainment,”…

Samsung Wins 30 CES 2019 Innovation Awards for Outstanding Design and Engineering

NEVADA, Las Vegas — Samsung Electronics, a global leader in technology, announced that 30 of its new product innovations have been recognized as CES® 2019 Innovation Awards winners, including two Best of Innovations accolades. This prestigious program honors devices and services that display outstanding design and engineering in cutting-edge technology. The awards highlight Samsung’s heritage…

Talend to Acquire Stitch for $60 million

REDWOOD CITY, California — In a move designed to accelerate its cloud momentum, Talend announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Stitch, a leader in the fast-growing, self-service data integration market. Stitch offers an easy-to-use service for moving data from popular sources to leading cloud data warehouse platforms. The acquisition gives Talend…

Amazon Announces Launch of Amazon Music for Mexico

MEXICO CITY, Mexico  — Amazon Mexico announced the launch of Amazon Music, Amazon’s music streaming service offering customers a variety of ways to listen to and discover music, from chart-topping releases by today’s top artists including Natalia Lafourcade, Ariana Grande, Reik, Calvin Harris, J Balvin, and Shakira, as well as an immense selection of locally-curated playlists and stations,…