The Spanish broadband and phone provider is facing stiff competition thanks to the arrival of streaming services and a period of consolidation in the country.
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The Catalan city has opened a big data center to accelerate business innovation - and hopefully become the most important data processing hub in southern Europe.
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In Spain, where smartphone use is the norm and peer-to-peer lending is taking off, banks' shift from payment processors to financial services advisors is particularly noticeable.
A clever experiment in Portugal is showing how adding new technology to the city's vehicles - including garbage trucks - can be put to new uses.
A plan to turn Catalonia into Spain's foremost tech region is taking shape with the merger of six of its tech centres.
The upcoming closure of Google News has reawakened the debate over the consequences of a law that experts have described as quite simply "nonsense".
After revisions to Spain's intellectual property law, Google has taken its ball and gone home.
Data visualisation company Duckboard's was on the verge of closure until a casual email changed the company's destiny entirely.
Spanish football club will offer data analytics platform to players, staff, and fans.
If the deal does go through, it could impact several European countries and beyond the continent too.
The Spain Startup South Summit 2014 conference recently took place in Madrid, where fledgling companies from a variety of industries mixed with investment groups and startup accelerators. ZDNet looks at some of the brightest tech startups on show.
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