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.

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SAP will shut down SAP Anywhere service for SMBs

SAP will shut down SAP Anywhere service for SMBs

Two years after its launch, the service had attracted around 30 active customers.

EU plans special tax on digital services revenue

EU plans special tax on digital services revenue

The European Union plans to make cross-border digital service providers pay tax in the countries where they do business, a move that will affect not just Google and Facebook but European companies too.

SAP settles licensing dispute with AB InBev

SAP settles licensing dispute with AB InBev

SAP wanted $600 million in damages, both companies are keeping quiet about whether AB InBev paid.

2017's biggest tech mergers and acquisitions

2017's biggest tech mergers and acquisitions

It's been a busy year for mergers and acquisitions in the IT industry, with a number of billion-dollar deals that did happen, or may yet do so. There's been action in cloud services, storage, microprocessors and transport. Here's our...

Is your digital transformation behind the curve? See how you compare

Is your digital transformation behind the curve? See how you compare

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...

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.

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 new...

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.

EU fines Google $2.72 billion, orders changes in search results

EU fines Google $2.72 billion, orders changes in search results

Google abused its dominant position in the search engine market to illegally promoted its comparison shopping service, the European Union's top antitrust authority ruled Tuesday.

It's time to upgrade to TLS 1.3 already, says CDN engineer

It's time to upgrade to TLS 1.3 already, says CDN engineer

Businesses dragging their heels over rolling out TLS 1.2 on their website might have an excuse to delay a little longer: Version 1.3 of the TLS (Transport Layer Security) encryption protocol will be finalized later this year, and...

Uber CEO resigns, leaving company in search of a new strategy

Uber CEO resigns, leaving company in search of a new strategy

Uber is now a driverless vehicle, after CEO Travis Kalanick stepped down Tuesday.

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