Peter Sayer

IDG News Service - Paris bureau chief

Peter Sayer covers European public policy, artificial intelligence, the blockchain, and other technology breaking news for the IDG News Service.

Making digital transformation work around the world

Making digital transformation work around the world

Businesses around the world are undergoing, or at least planning, digital transformations. Yours might be one of them. Here's your chance to see how you measure up against 1,625 global business leaders questioned on their attitudes to...

10 incredibly useful Excel keyboard shortcuts

10 incredibly useful Excel keyboard shortcuts

Here are 10 incredibly useful Excel keyboard shortcuts you probably haven't discovered yet.

EU wants more complaints about Privacy Shield deal with US

EU wants more complaints about Privacy Shield deal with US

European Union officials want more people to complaint about Privacy Shield, the exemption to European Union data protection law that allows businesses to export personal information to the U.S. for processing.

10 smart browser alternatives to Chrome for Android

10 smart browser alternatives to Chrome for Android

Just because almost everyone else uses Google's Chrome browser on their Android smartphone, doesn't mean you have to.

10 alternative browsers for iOS

10 alternative browsers for iOS

Chances are your corporate IT policy dictates which browser you use on your laptop or desktop. On your iPhone, though, you may be free to choose a more exotic browser, so we've rounded up 10 Safari alternatives -- some talkative, some...

Nvidia asks enterprises to join it in Holodeck VR environment

Nvidia asks enterprises to join it in Holodeck VR environment

Nvidia is inviting 3D designers aboard its Holodeck, a high-resolution collaborative environment that businesses can use to design, develop and demonstrate their products in virtual reality.

Facebook tests stand-alone Workplace Chat app

Facebook tests stand-alone Workplace Chat app

The social network has quietly published a standalone Workplace Chat app to complement its existing browser-based Workplace enterprise networking service.

EU wants all online businesses to pay their taxes

EU wants all online businesses to pay their taxes

Corporations can escape death for as long as they make a profit -- but they still have to pay their taxes, the European Commission has ruled in two cases involving Apple and Amazon.com. At the same time, the Commission has unveiled...

Hewlett Packard Enterprise opens app store for factories

Hewlett Packard Enterprise opens app store for factories

Hewlett Packard Enterprise wants to make it almost as easy for production managers to deploy new software to the factory floor as to their mobile phone.

Google has changed its Shopping ads after an EU antitrust ruling

Google has changed its Shopping ads after an EU antitrust ruling

What could be the world's most expensive store redesign opens for business today: Google's comparison shopping service. It offers online businesses new opportunities -- and new costs too.

Sigfox shows 20-cent IoT wireless module

Sigfox shows 20-cent IoT wireless module

What if every package shipped contained a $0.20 tracker chip that could report when and approximately where the package was opened?

SAP wants to embrace all your data stores with Data Hub

SAP wants to embrace all your data stores with Data Hub

If data warehouses are for tidiness freaks -- information packaged into neat inferences, sorted and stacked, the rest discarded -- and data lakes are for hoarders -- tip everything in, you never know what might be useful -- then SAP's...

SAP buys Gigya to boost customer identity access management offering

SAP buys Gigya to boost customer identity access management offering

SAP is giving its business software users a new way to track their customers, with the acquisition of customer identity management specialist Gigya.

Imagination wants to add intelligence to smartphone chips

Imagination wants to add intelligence to smartphone chips

Specialized hardware needed to accelerate machine learning algorithms is moving out of the data center and into high-end mobile phones. Soon it could be in everyone's pocket, if chip designer Imagination Technologies has its way.

Google tightens grip on Android hardware with HTC deal

Google tightens grip on Android hardware with HTC deal

Google is buying its way back into the smartphone business, almost four years after selling its stake in Motorola Mobility to Lenovo.

Here's how to fix the future of the internet, suggests ISOC

Here's how to fix the future of the internet, suggests ISOC

From smart but sulky light bulbs to shopping malls that filter potential clients the way we filter spam, ISOC has imagined how the future of the internet might take a wrong turn, and makes recommendations for how we can set things...

How the iPhone X changes the way you will use iOS

How the iPhone X changes the way you will use iOS

The iPhone X has no home button, which means a whole new set of gestures to learn, to include in corporate training materials, and to allow for in app design and website interactions. Here's an animated guide.

Google appeals $2.9 billion EU antitrust fine

Google appeals $2.9 billion EU antitrust fine

Google has decided to appeal the record-breaking fine imposed on it by the European Union's highest antitrust authority in July.

IFA: The corporate electronics show

IFA: The corporate electronics show

True, IFA's many halls are dominated by home entertainment equipment and white goods such as smart washing machines and connected refrigerators. But some of the products on show would be equally at home in the enterprise. Here's a...

Google invites private networks into its cloud

Google invites private networks into its cloud

Google is offering enterprises a new way to build hybrid infrastructure, with a service that extends corporate networks into its cloud platform.

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