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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.
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Walmart tapped Microsoft for a five-year agreement to use the cloud, machine learning, AI and other technologies to transform retail, and help both companies take on Amazon.
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By James Crawshaw, Senior Analyst – Service Provider IT and Automation, Heavy Reading, 7/16/2018
The use of artificial intelligence by telcos is currently limited, but the Acumos AI Project looks set to make machine learning applications more easily created and readily available.
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 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 Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 6/29/2018
A fiber cut by a backbone network partner took out service for business and residential customers of Xfinity Internet, video and voice, according to Comcast.
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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 Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 6/22/2018
This week in our WiC roundup: Fembots 2.0; Google's diversity battles; women's voices aren't heard; and more.
By Scott Raynovich, Founder and Principal Analyst, Futuriom, 6/15/2018
There is nothing wrong with large amounts of debt if you methodically expand a business, but what are these guys doing?
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 6/15/2018
This week in our WiC roundup: Google slams diversity measures at leadership level; fatigue sets in on the Valley; men's careers are nurtured more than women's; and more.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 6/14/2018
Ciena CTO Steve Alexander explains why some operators are leery of fully autonomous networks, and how Ciena is collaborating with carriers to prepare for 5G deployments with platforms like the Adaptive Network.
By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 6/13/2018
AT&T's Chris Penrose says the IoT industry is quickly moving toward a focus on applying data in a proactive manner to further improve operational efficiency for customers.
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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 ...
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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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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 7/20/2018
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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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Light Reading's 2017 Survey of Women in Comms
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The results are in from Light Reading's first-of-its-kind survey, taking the ...
Calix Gambles on a Software-Defined Reboot
Carol Wilson , Editor-at-large , 6/28/2017
Having invested big bucks to become a software company, Calix seems poised for a ...
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Silence Like Diamonds – Finale: When in Rome
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Yip and Marcus find out who kidnapped them -- and why.
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Like many other service providers, BT is looking to software-defined WAN services and cloud-based unified communications to deliver the flexibility for which ...
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