Artificial intelligence will play a crucial role in the transformation of the auto industry in 2019. The reasons: Automakers have to better understand their customers as they forge a more direct relationship. And growing amounts of available data will require the auto industry to adopt more sophisticated analysis tools to remain competitive. AI is also coming Read More..
Digital security provider Gemalto will supply data security and encryption technology to Faraday Future, which aims to deliver its first FF 91 production vehicle by the end of 2018. Gemalto’s SafeNet Hardware Security Modules (HSMs) will be deployed, with associated professional services to develop the public key infrastructure (PKI). This will generate digital certificates and Read More..
Top executives at medium-size companies often sidestep corporate data security rules, according to a new study. CEOs and other senior executives could well be the weakest link in corporate efforts to protect highly sensitive and confidential company information, the study by Iron Mountain found. The information management and archiving specialist Iron Mountain polled company managers Read More..
Robert Bosch is spending 800 million euros on a company-wide upgrade of its office productivity systems. Answering questions put to him by automotiveIT, Elmar Pritsch, who became CIO of the German automotive supplier in early 2015, recently provided some more details of the project. automotiveIT: Mr Pritsch, Bosch is putting new office software on 240,000 Read More..
Marc Lampe moved to Beijing as regional CIO of Daimler’s operations in September of 2013. Before taking charge of the carmaker’s IT operations in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, he was responsible for IT in the German companyâ€˜s vans segment. Lampe’s primary job in China is to support the growth of Daimler and its Mercedes-Benz Read More..
German companies and larger public organizations have posted 33.6 billion euros less revenue in the past 12 months because they have lost data as a result of a technical problem, according to a new study. The EMC Data Protection Index, compiled by US-based software and storage group EMC, also found that data losses have risen Read More..
HANOVER – The ties between the automotive and IT industries will get a major push from the introduction in Europe of eCall, a senior German government official said Thursday. “At the latest with the firm introduction of eCall the connection of all cars with the internet can no longer be stopped,” said Cornelia Rogall-Grothe. Rogall-Grothe Read More..
Volkswagen Group CEO Martin Winterkorn, opening Europe’s biggest high-tech fair, strongly committed the automaker to a future of connected cars and more digitalization across the industry. In an opening address at the CeBIT fair in Hanover, Winterkorn said digital technologies will have a fundamental impact on the mobility of the future. Cars are already “mobile Read More..
Recent revelations that US agencies are engaged in widespread international surveillance are an opportunity for Europe, Neelie Kroes said this week. “The NSA revelations are a big let-down for American companies, undermining their competitive position,” said Kroes, referring to international online spying activities conducted by the US National Security Agency. “But they’re a big opportunity Read More..
Companies are investing more in IT security and data protection, according to a recent study. Most companies polled by Germany’s National Initiative for Information and Internet Security Â (NIFIS) expected to significantly increase their spending data security in the next 12 months. Seventy-seven pc of the companies projected they would be spending one-third more than in Read More..