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Analysis of the key appointments, dismissals, job cuts/expansions (headcount), and skills requirements affecting the communications networking and services sector.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/20/2018
Turmoil continues at one of the world's biggest emerging market operators with the announcement of further executive departures.
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 7/20/2018
This week in our WiC roundup: Facebook reveals latest diversity numbers; Microsoft still in lawsuit battle; African women's tech access; and more.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/18/2018
A turnaround at the Swedish equipment vendor owes as much to a renewed focus on R&D as any cost-cutting activities.
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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/18/2018
Swedish equipment vendor returns to operating profitability after slashing jobs and witnessing more favorable conditions in its main networks market.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/16/2018
Chinese vendor's share price rises in Hong Kong after the US finally lifts a ban that has stopped it from acquiring US components for the past three months.
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 7/13/2018
This week in our WiC roundup: Trans women in tech teach bros; benefits rank different importance depending on gender; girls run the (tech) world; and more.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/11/2018
Swedish equipment vendor says divestment of its field services unit supports its focus on restoring profitability.
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By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 7/6/2018
This week in our WiC roundup: Welcome Robotics Engineer Barbie; VMware CEO hikes Mount Kilimanjaro; Zillow aces hiring practices; and more.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 7/5/2018
Exec is exiting Tivo less than a year after taking the helm and as Tivo eyes options that could lead to the sale of the company.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/4/2018
US authorities will allow the Chinese vendor to maintain existing networks and other equipment while it tries to meet the conditions for a full reprieve.
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 6/29/2018
This week in our WiC roundup: STEM students experience sexual harassment; a 14-year-old CEO; crypto and cannabis; and more.
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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 6/28/2018
In pampering their leaders, while ordinary workers face unemployment or pay stagnation, telcos are fueling concern about the growing wealth gap and emergence of an economic elite.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 6/27/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nuage Networks sells SD-WAN with e-Qual; UK jobs lost as Facebook downs its drone project; Uber gets a second chance in London.
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DOJ Will Now Alert US Public to Foreign Interference, Attacks
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 7/20/2018
This week, the Justice Department released a new report on cyber attacks ...
LabCorp Investigating Possible Attack & Data Breach
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 7/20/2018
LabCorp, one of the largest medical and diagnostic companies in the world, is ...
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Smart Homes as a Hedge Against High Rural Electric Bills
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 7/20/2018
Rural customers pay up to 40% higher utility bills than their more urban peers. ...
NG-PON2: The Case for 5G Trumps Lackluster Equipment Volumes
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 7/19/2018
Chinese telcos won't buy enough NG-PON2 to drive down volume costs. But does that ...
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NFV Is Down but Not Out
Iain Morris , News Editor , 5/22/2018
NFV has failed to live up to the original expectations five years after it was ...
Robot Wars: Telecom's Looming AI Tussle
Iain Morris , News Editor , 3/14/2018
Telcos performing routine chores will be ripe for AI-based automation. But whose ...
Light Reading's 2017 Survey of Women in Comms
Sarah Thomas , Director, Women in Comms , 9/18/2017
The results are in from Light Reading's first-of-its-kind survey, taking the ...
Trump & Tech: Round 1
Iain Morris , News Editor , 2/8/2017
Just a few weeks into power, Donald Trump already seems to have had a big impact ...
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