• Google spends €1bn over German cloud centres

      Google spends €1bn over German cloud centres

      The technological conglomerate Google announced it intended to invest some one billion euros by 2030 to upgrade its cloud computing infrastructure in Germany and further boost the usage of renewable energy sources. Google noted it planned to raise new cloud computing centres in the Berlin region and in the town of Hanau, close to the DE-CIX data exchange in Frankfurt, AP reported.

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    • iPhone 13 targets satellite connectivity

      iPhone 13 targets satellite connectivity

      Apple is just about to unveil a revolutionary model of its iPhone. If the technological conglomerate keeps its schedule for introducing new models, the audience may see it in just a few weeks with the premiere of the iPhone 13. Strong signals suggest that the new edition of the Apple flagship could have a built in potential for satellite connectivity, The Verge reported.

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    • Australia tightens rules for tech giants digital wallets

      Australia tightens rules for tech giants digital wallets

      The Australian government is debating on series of new laws that will be submitted to parliament and would tighten the rules related to digital payment services offered by tech giants such as Apple and Google. Services such as Apple Pay, Google Pay and WeChat Pay, which enjoyed robust growth in recent years, are not currently acknowledged as payment systems, putting them outside of the regulatory system, Reuters reported.

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    • Lufthansa recovers 88% of pre-Covid 19 destinations

      Lufthansa recovers 88% of pre-Covid 19 destinations

      The German flag carrier airline Lufthansa announced it had managed to recover 88% of its pre-pandemic destinations. The airline noted it was carrying about 50% of the passengers it flew before the coronavirus crisis in 2019, Reuters reported. Lufthansa also announced it hoped to lure travelers with improved catering and new menus and more flights for passengers.

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    • Oil surges as hurricane Ida sweeps US refineries

      Oil surges as hurricane Ida sweeps US refineries

      Crude oil prices soared on supply concerns as powerful hurricane Ida swept the US Gulf and forced a large number of companies to halt the activity of offshore refineries and urgently evacuate the personnel. On international markets crude oil soared after three weeks of prices slowly rising, Reuters reported. Traders are not certain whether and how many of the platforms are still functional.

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    • Apple's boss pockets $750m payout

      Apple's boss pockets $750m payout

      The CEO of the technological conglomerate Apple Tim Cook got a $750m payout, BBC reported. Cook has received more than 5m shares in Apple, as he kept his job for ten years. Apple notified officially US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that he had sold most of the shares for more than 750 million dollars.

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    • Microsoft alarms clients over data leak

      Microsoft alarms clients over data leak

      The hi-tech giant Microsoft issued a specific warning to its cloud customers over possible security failure that exposed thousand databases. Intruders are believed they could read and delete contents, Reuters reported. Microsoft clients of the cloud services are one of the world’s biggest companies.

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