News highlights – 29 August 2017

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News highlights for 29 August 2017

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Google presents plans to EU on antitrust ruling

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Google has submitted details of how it plans to stop favoring its shopping service to comply with a European Union antitrust order, EU regulators said on Tuesday. Read more…

Soon skin diseases will be diagnosed with Smartphone pics

Kyocera announced that its subsidiary, Kyocera Communication Systems (KCCS) has started joint research with the University of Tsukuba to develop an artificial intelligence (AI) system capable of detecting melanoma and other skin diseases by analyzing digital images of a patient’s skin. Read more…

KPN builds bridge between Chinese and European IoT markets

KPN and China Unicom have reached a partnership agreement on their Internet-of-Things-networks (IoT). National and international KPN customers will be able to easily access the Chinese IoT market, and local China Unicom customers can enter the European IoT market. Read more…

Smartphone growth down to single figures for first time: IDC

FRAMINGHAM, Mass – According to a new forecast from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, worldwide smartphone shipments are expected to maintain positive growth through 2021. IDC expects shipments to grow from 1.47 billion in 2016 to just over 1.7 billion in 2021. Read more…

Canadian Kik to launch its own crypto currency

(Reuters) – Kik Interactive, the Ontario, Canada-based creator of the global chat platform Kik, valued at $1 billion, said on Tuesday it will launch in two weeks the sale of its own crypto currency which is expected to raise $125 million. Read more…

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