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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 3/21/2018
MADRID -- Zero Touch & Carrier Automation Congress -- Spain's Telefónica will start ramping up investments in automation tools, including a "cognitive self-optimizing ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 3/21/2018
Technology is the easy part of transformation, Ernst & Young Partner Janet Balis tells Light Reading. Coexistence, culture, diversity, inclusion and a sense of purpose also play a critical role.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 3/21/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telecom Italia recruits new chief commercial officer; Sunrise said to be in talks with Liberty Global over potential JV; Net ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 3/20/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ofcom kicks off 5G spectrum auction; Salt shakes things up in Switzerland; EU WiFi scheme is go!
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 3/16/2018
At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Light Reading sat down with Facebook's Jay Parikh to take a closer look at how the Telecom Infra Project has changed the social ...
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 3/16/2018
This week in our WiCipedia roundup: IWD2018 makes a statement; Facebook's 'secret courts'; a VC accountability list; and more.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 3/14/2018
Matrixx Software Founder and VP of Marketing, Jennifer Kyriakakis, explains why digital transformation goes hand-in-hand with diversity and inclusion in the workforce. Jennifer shares how Matrixx Software has made both a priority.
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 3/12/2018
The gender balance in DevOps may not be changing much, but the dialogue is, and that gives Jayne Groll, co-founder and CEO of the DevOps Institute (DOI), hope for the ...
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 3/9/2018
This week in our WiCipedia roundup: Getting more female keynoters is key; Lesbians Who Tech take SF by storm; women need more degrees for parity; and more.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 3/7/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia and Orange spread 4G across Africa; smartening up a vertical city; spectrum sharing in Egypt; part-time apprenticeships.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 3/6/2018
Turning a motley assortment of ageing telecom networks into a cutting-edge pan-European cloud was never going to be an overnight task. But Deutsche Telekom's ...
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 3/5/2018
Lynn Conway's contributions to the field of computing and VLSI microelectronics have been nothing short of groundbreaking, but the world almost never knew she was ...
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 3/2/2018
This week in our WiCipedia roundup: The best cities for women in tech in 2018; biotech, AI and cryptocurrency need women on the ground floor; MWC lacks women; and more.
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ISF: Nation States, AI Will Upend Enterprise Security
Scott Ferguson, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 3/21/2018
In its annual look ahead at the changing security landscape, the Information ...
Oil & Gas Industry Face Significant Cybersecurity Threat – Study
Larry Loeb, Author, 3/21/2018
A Ponemon survey finds a growing concern among cybersecurity professionals who ...
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Emerging Markets Gain Most From Transformation
Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 3/21/2018
Heavy Reading Analyst Roz Roseboro explains why emerging markets will benefit the ...
5G Accelerating Drive Towards Autonomous Cars
Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 3/20/2018
A new 5G Americas white paper outlines how 5G can power self-driving cars and ...
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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 ...
TCS Pivots to Products, Plans M&A
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 2/6/2018
Systems integration giant Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is transforming itself ...
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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