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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 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 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.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 3/1/2018
BARCELONA -- MWC 2018 -- Russian mobile and fixed-line giant MTS is planning to cut about 1,000 jobs at its customer services division this year as it continues to ...
By Light Reading, 2/28/2018
Susan Johnson, SVP Global Supply Chain of AT&T, discusses her leadership strategy and how her background in investment banking prepared her for a career in the telecom industry. Susan also talks about lessons learned from the different roles she has held at AT&T over the course of her career.
By Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 2/27/2018
Having women in leadership positions has been shown to be good for business profitability, better understanding consumers, encouraging women to rise the ranks and ...
By Gagandeep Kaur, Contributing Editor, 2/23/2018
India's government is making a serious effort to have an impact in 5G, the next-generation mobile technology in which operators are starting to invest.
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Palo Alto Builds Automation, Compliance Muscle With $300M Evident.io Buy
Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 3/16/2018
Palo Alto Networks expects to seal the deal to buy the five-year-old security ...
FBI & DHS Accuse Russia of Hacking Critical Infrastructure
Scott Ferguson, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 3/16/2018
In a report from US-CERT, the FBI and DHS accuse Russia of trying to hack ...
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Australia Sees $45B Transformation Potential
Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 3/16/2018
Australia could add $45 billion to its GDP by 2021 through digital ...
Indoors Will Be 5G's Biggest Challenge
Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 3/15/2018
The indoors will be a big challenge with 5G networks, but Heavy Reading says ...
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Robot Wars: Telecom's Looming AI Tussle
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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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