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.

Uber offers taxi service, not software as a service, says EU court official

Using Salesforce to access SAP? Pour yourself a stiff drink

Using Salesforce to access SAP? Pour yourself a stiff drink

SAP targets major customers for millions in damage awards, claiming violations of "named-user" license terms

NSA suggests using virtualization to secure smartphones

NSA suggests using virtualization to secure smartphones

It's now feasible to secure smartphones using virtualization, a technology the NSA currently requires only on tablets and laptops

German court upholds WhatsApp-Facebook data transfer ban

German court upholds WhatsApp-Facebook data transfer ban

But the court overturned the privacy regulator's order that the companies delete data they had already transferred

Read all about IT: CEOs see IT as more important than ever

Read all about IT: CEOs see IT as more important than ever

But CEOs are turning less to CIOs when they want to learn about new technologies, says Gartner

Researchers build a microprocessor from flexible materials

Researchers build a microprocessor from flexible materials

Researchers have built a primitive microprocessor out of a two-dimensional material similar to graphene, the flexible conductive wonder material that some believe will revolutionize the design and manufacture of batteries, sensors and...

The goal of a new machine

The goal of a new machine

At Cebit, Hewlett Packard Enterprise is showing how it intends to reshape computing with The Machine

HPE unveils a new SimpliVity appliance

HPE unveils a new SimpliVity appliance

Two months after acquiring SimpliVity for $650 million, Hewlett Packard Enterprise is beginning to reshape the company's converged infrastructure offering in its own image.

Cebit showcases security after Snowden

Cebit showcases security after Snowden

One of the biggest changes on the internet in the four years since his revelations about NSA surveillance is the growth in the use of encryption

BlackBerry readies a more secure version of the Samsung Galaxy S7

BlackBerry readies a more secure version of the Samsung Galaxy S7

SecuSuite for Samsung Knox is a new version of BlackBerry's established security platform tailored for Samsung Electronics' high-end smartphones

SAP adds new features to Vora and readies a cloud version

SAP adds new features to Vora and readies a cloud version

New data engines will run on SAP Cloud Platform Big Data Services and elsewhere

Twitter accounts hacked, Twitter Counter steps forward as culprit

Twitter accounts hacked, Twitter Counter steps forward as culprit

It's the second time in four months that Twitter Counter has allowed hackers to post messages to high-profile Twitter accounts

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