France declared war on freeloaders this week, as the Paris Métro cracked down on ticket fraud and the nation's newspapers formed a bloc against ad-blockers. But it seems freeloading does still pay.
Altice, a network operator active in the U.S. and across Europe, is betting on French company Sigfox to expand its machine-to-machine business, even as it tests LTE-M, a narrowband version of the 4G standard slimmed down for the Internet of Things.
Micro Focus hopes to boost its dev-ops chops with the acquisition of application lifecycle management specialist Serena Software.
Deutsche Telekom is introducing new services to help prevent "bring your own device" from turning into "bring your own disaster" for corporate networks.
CardioSecur has just four wires but can provide the same results as a "12-lead" ECG (which confusingly uses just 10 wires), or even a 22-lead one taken at the doctor's office.
PatchBox cables automatically adjust to the distance between your patch panel and your server shelf.
German telecos are rolling out new cloud services this week to compete with those from the big U.S. providers. Their selling point is location -- though their “home grown” infrastructure is still dependent on technology from U.S. and Chinese suppliers.
Forget learning lock-picking: At Cebit, Digiwell will fit you with an NFC chip that will let you open doors without a key.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise has a new business model for the clothing retail, fitness and PC gaming industries: Get into the modeling business.
New York got its first taste of free gigabit Wi-Fi in January, when CityBridge turned on its first LinkNYC hotspots. Now it's Berlin's turn.
Small businesses with global ambitions will soon have a new cloud partner -- at least wherever Vodafone has data centers.
Japan's Mizuho Bank is considering using blockchain technology to speed the cross-border transfer of financial instruments.
Legislators in France are trying to make the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation jealous of their French counterparts.
In-flight Internet provider Gogo plans to boost access speeds after a legal spat with customer American Airlines over slow service.
Cisco Systems is buying in some chip expertise that could help it in the datacenter.