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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 Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 2/23/2018
This week in our WiCipedia roundup: Motherhood is on the rise; Damore gets shut down; Hollywood gets something right; and more.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 2/20/2018
Sigfox has lost another of its most senior executives with the departure last week of Rodolphe Barronet-Fruges, the man responsible for the global deployment of the ...
By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 2/19/2018
It is rare that you come across a 32-year-old female associate director of strategy in any business, rarer still in the telecom industry. Amanda Lye, a young and ...
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 2/16/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia cuts jobs in Finland; Three Ireland earmarks funds for 5G; Deutsche Telekom extends edge computing R&D.
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This week in our WiCipedia roundup: Another tech conference, another inappropriate after-party; views on math affect performance; equal pay schmequal pay; and more.
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 2/15/2018
IBM has filed suit against Microsoft for hiring away its Chief Diversity Officer Lindsay-Rae McIntyre, alleging it violates a non-compete agreement. The resulting war ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 2/12/2018
"As we know, there are known knowns; there are things we know we know. We also know there are known unknowns; that is to say we know there are some things we do not ...
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By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 2/9/2018
This week in our WiCipedia roundup: SheHacks hosts largest female hackathon in world; the birth of diversity data; wear your geek on your sleeve; and more.
By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 2/5/2018
Malaysian women in the communications industry have come a long way, but now is time for the senior female executives to help the new entrants carve a niche for ...
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 2/2/2018
This week in our WiCipedia roundup: Federal IT needs women; CEOs under spotlight for views on diversity; "perceived gender bias" in schools; and more.
By Alan Breznick, Cable/Video Practice Leader, Light Reading, 1/31/2018
Add Shaw Communications to the list of major cable and telecom players downsizing its workforce and restructuring its operations as it seeks to adapt to changes in ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 1/31/2018
Ericsson revealed early Wednesday that it had failed to sell the entirety of its media business, instead offloading a 51% stake, and that it had slashed more than ...
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Users Value Security Over Convenience – Finally
Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 2/23/2018
Convenience is at last taking a back seat to security, according to an IBM study.
Amazon Launches Repository for Open Source Serverless Code
Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 2/22/2018
Users and developers can share code for machine learning, image processing, ...
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Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 2/23/2018
Huawei previews its plans for 5G, including how artificial intelligence and the ...
Deutsche Telekom Demos 5G Interop in Germany
Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 2/22/2018
Along with partners Huawei and Intel, Deutsche Telekom has proven out 5G ...
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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 ...
Mentors Among Us: 65 Inspiring Women in Comms
Sarah Thomas , Director, Women in Comms , 12/26/2016
WiC has been profiling female movers and shakers in the next-gen comms industry ...
DT's Pan-Net Picks Up the Pace
Iain Morris , News Editor , 6/6/2016
Deutsche Telekom is preparing to open the first of three data centers that will ...
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