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Infineon signs MoU with Alibaba to promote IoT

Infineon, the Munich-based semiconductor and microelectronics company, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Alibaba Cloud Computing to promote Chinese IoT. The MoU focuses on increasing uses and speeding adoption of IoT for smart life and smart industry applications in China. Infineon will collaborate with Alibaba Cloud to expand and promote AliOS Things, the… Read More

Chancellor Merkel proposes tax on big data

German Chancellor Angela Merkel proposed a big data tax that would treat data as a raw material used in production at this week’s Global Solutions policy forum in Berlin. The proposed reform is intended to reduce tax disparities between digital and traditional companies. “The pricing of data, particularly the data of consumers, is the central… Read More

Digital Realty opens second Frankfurt data centre

Major data centre, colocation and interconnection provider Digital Realty has opened its second Frankfurt site. The new facility, working to a capacity of nine megawatts, will be the first of three at the firm’s new campus in Sossenheim, a data centre hub around three miles west of Frankfurt. This campus, named the Wilhelm-Fay-Strasse site, is… Read More

Interxion and Oracle partner on European interconnection service

Interxion’s Frankfurt site is now an Oracle FastConnect location, meaning Oracle’s cloud is now available at all European Interxion sites through its Cloud Connect interconnection platform. A leader in the European carrier-neutral colocation data centre market, Interxion hopes this offering will tempt enterprise businesses in with private, reliable and low-latency access to the Oracle cloud,… Read More

Amazon launches artificial intelligence research centre in Germany

Amazon is launching an artificial intelligence (AI) research centre in Germany’s Cyber Valley, in an attempt to improve customer experience. Germany’s Cyber Valley, in a region near Stuttgart and Tübingen, a traditional university town, was created through a collaboration between the Max Planck Society, universities, and six major companies including Facebook and BMW. The collaborative… Read More

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