U.S. suspects Huawei in theft of trade secrets – WSJ

U.S. federal authorities are pursuing an investigation of China’s Huawei for allegedly stealing trade secrets from U.S. business partners, including technology used by T-Mobile US Inc to test smartphones, Wall Street Journal reported citing sources. The investigation is tied to civil suits fil...

Google launches Polish version of Google Assistant

Google is launching the Polish-speaking version of its Google Assistant, the company said. With the help of Assistant customers can, among others, send SMS or a message to Whatsapp, turn on music on YouTube or Spotify, check the weather or start navigating on Google Maps. In the coming weeks, Polish...

Huawei executive arrested on suspicion of spying for China

Polish Internal Security Agency (ISA) detained two men – a Huawei employee and a former Polish security agent. Both are accused of spying for China. The Huawei employee is a Chinese citizen Weijing W. responsible for sales to Poland. Another detained person is a Polish citizen Piotr D., a form...

Kraków Airport plans to serve 7.9 mln passengers in 2019

Kraków Airport plans to transport 7.9 million passengers in 2019, while in 2018 the airport served 6.77 million. This year the airport plans to launch flights to Tel Aviv, Olsztyn, Bucharest, and Dubrovnik. In addition, the passengers will be offered Wizz Air flights to London, Kiev, Nice, Turku, Do...

60% of family businesses see their situation as good

Nearly 60 percent of family businesses in Poland expect that in the coming year their economic situation will be good or very good, KPMG report showed. In whole Europe, 73 percent of respondents expressed such an opinion. More than 30 percent of Polish firms recorded in 2018 better financial results...

McDonald’s tests paper straws in Poland

McDonald’s started testing paper straws on a dozen markets including Poland.  Plastic straws, because of their small size, are difficult to segregate and recycle. “This is one of the aspects of wider disposable packaging topic, on which we focus as part of the Scale For Good strategy, &#...

Every forth city-dweller in Poland tried carsharing

More than one-third of Poles (34 percent) from big cities are familiar with carsharing services, according to a research company ARC Rynek i Opinia. Among them, one out of four already has experience with the service, and almost half (45 percent) plan to try it.

Grant Thornton: 36% of firms plan to raise wages in 2019

The number of companies that plan to raise salaries this year grew to 36 percent from 31 percent in 2018, according to Grant Thornton survey conducted among medium and large companies. Wage growth may accelerate to 8-9 percent y/y in 2019. Over one-fifth (23 percent) of medium and large employers pl...

500+ positively impacts professional life – Gazeta Prawna

The governmental program 500+ positively influenced the professional activity of Poles, mainly women, Gazeta Prawna newspaper reported citing results of Central Statistical Office (GUS) survey. GUS asked 300,000 people how 500+ impacted their professional life. 76,000 admitted that thanks to the pro...