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Google & Amazon Heat Up Machine Learning Rivalry
Wagner’s Ring | 12/5/2017

The two companies are introducing separate, competitive automated video and language recognition services fueled by machine learning.

Ergen Out as Dish CEO
News Analysis | 12/5/2017

All eyes are on Dish's wireless future.

Juniper Takes On Network Automation for Telefónica
News Analysis | 12/5/2017

Juniper and Telefonica lay out major automation project to create a 'self-driving network.'

Intel & Hyper Combine on a Container Alternative
News Analysis | 12/5/2017

Intel and Hyper each aimed to improve VMs by adding the lightweight nature of containers. Now they're joining forces under the auspices of the OpenStack Foundation.

Next-Gen Services Need Customer Control
News Analysis | 12/5/2017

Panel at Future of Cable Business Services event says putting the customer in charge requires automation to create simple but powerful interfaces.

CoreOS Extends Tectonic Into Open Cloud Services
News Analysis | 12/5/2017

Automated developer tools become part of CoreOS's Kubernetes package, Tectonic, as a way of encouraging open services in the cloud.

TRAI (Again) Recommends in Favor of Net Neutrality
News Analysis | 12/5/2017

India's regulator has backed net neutrality just as US authorities turn away from it.

IBM's Power9-Based AC922 System Designed for AI Workloads
Scott Ferguson | 12/5/2017

The AC922 is the first commercial server to use IBM's Power9 processor and is designed specifically for artificial intelligence applications. These same systems form the basis of the new 'Summit' and 'Sierra' supercomputers for the US Energy Department.

Eurobites: Nokia Lands Analytics Deal in Nigeria
News Analysis | 12/5/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Ericsson extends UK managed services deal; Vodafone cozies up to SoftBank, chooses Huawei's OpenStack offering; ETSI forms augmented reality group.

RAD Shares Insights on Latest Developments in vCPE & SD-WAN, & the MEF17 Silver Award Winning PoC
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase | 12/5/2017

RAD's VP of Marketing and Business Development, Ilan Tevet, sits down with Light Reading's Editor-At-Large, Carol Wilson, to discuss the recent developments in vCPE and SD-WAN, along with how RAD's Flexible vCPE-Toolbox with its vCPE-OS for any server allows operators to deploy white boxes at the network's edge today. In addition, this talk also discusses the MEF17 silver award winning PoC.

Broadcom Aims to Strong-Arm Qualcomm
News Analysis | 12/5/2017

With no sign of 'constructive dialogue' from its takeover target Qualcomm, Broadcom has turned tough.

Skilled Women Can Fuel Tech Growth
Women in Comms Introduction Videos | 12/4/2017

LONDON, 12/4/2017 - There are skill shortages in many emerging technology areas, making it more important to attract and train women, notes Carolyn Dawson.

Moffett: Watch for Telco 'Wounded Animals'
News Analysis | 12/4/2017

Cable companies' success in the business services market may be a dangerous thing.

BT's Bogeyman: A Soccer-Mad Amazon
Morris Lore | 12/4/2017

A shimmy into the UK's soccer market by Amazon could hasten the need for a strategy rethink at BT.

Silver Peak Racks Up 600 Customers Despite SD-WAN 'Shake Out'
News Analysis | 12/4/2017

SD-WAN supplier Silver Peak has racked up over 600 enterprise production customers despite an increasingly competitive SD-WAN market.

Net Neutrality Is Not a Rational Debate
Morris Lore | 12/4/2017

Irrational scaremongering about net neutrality is rife, and the real problems are being ignored.

SD-WAN: Where's the Money Savings?
News Analysis | 12/4/2017

SD-WAN is one software-defined technologies that could have big implications for enterprises of all sizes. However, it's important to remember that there are some essential best practices to ensure that SD-WAN can save the business money.

Orange Open Labs Invites Enterprise App Development
News Analysis | 12/4/2017

Orange Business Services is launching a new initiative to invite enterprise customers to develop customized Cisco Spark applications at Orange Labs.

Eurobites: Prysmian to Buy General Cable for $3B
News Analysis | 12/4/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Blackberry loses patents case to Nokia; Telecom Italia looks at fixed-line network; Tele2 goes with Infobip for enterprise messaging.

Amazon Launches Managed Kubernetes Service
Wagner’s Ring | 12/4/2017

Amazon was late to Kubernetes, but now it wants to take the hassle out of managing Kubernetes on the Amazon Web Services cloud.

LR Podcast: Cable Nibbles Away at Telco Services
News Analysis | 12/4/2017

In this edition, Alan Breznick and Mari Silbey dissect the cable business services market, Mari gives her take on the Arris acquisition of Ruckus Wireless and Craig Matsumoto looks at the phantom M&A action involving Nokia and Juniper.

Facebook Shrugs Off Brexit With UK Jobs Move
News Analysis | 12/4/2017

Social networking giant says it will recruit 800 London-based employees next year as it opens a new facility in central London.

A Supercomputer Small Enough to Fit in Your Cloud
News Analysis | 12/4/2017

For decades, supercomputer and high-performance systems were out-of-reach for mostly everyone, expect big government agencies and research universities with deep pockets. However, the cloud is changing all that.

Equinix Makes a Major Global Cloud Play
News Analysis | 12/4/2017

Expanded Equinix Cloud Exchange gives enterprises almost on-demand access to cloud players and interconnections that are part of its ecosystem.

So Who's Going to Buy Interoute?
Shades of Ray | 12/3/2017

European fiber network operator and cloud service provider is up for sale, but who's got the money and the will for such a deal? You might want to look east...

Busting Myths About Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything (C-V2X)
News Analysis | 12/1/2017

Connected vehicles with Advanced Driver Assistance Systems are accelerating the race towards the autonomous vehicle and Intelligent Transport Systems.

Arris Reels in Ruckus – Why I Like This Deal
MariNation | 12/1/2017

Hello convergence.

Verizon Delivers Bundled Billing
News Analysis | 12/1/2017

As the latest update to its SDN platform, Verizon's Virtual Network Services - One provides enterprise customers with a new option for more centralized contracting and billing for hardware, software and management services.

Intel's Diane Bryant Jumps Over to Google Cloud
News Analysis | 12/1/2017

Diane Bryant, who headed Intel's highly visible Data Center Group, has left to become COO at Google Cloud under Diane Greene.

Amazon Introduces 'DeepLens,' a $249 AI-Enabled Video Camera
Wagner’s Ring | 12/1/2017

Amazon Web Services pitches DeepLens as a tool to help developers teach themselves machine learning.

AWS GuardDuty Looks to Lock Down Cloud Security
Scott Ferguson | 12/1/2017

At its re:Invent show in Las Vegas this week, Amazon Web Services is looking to expand its cloud security portfolio with a new featured dubbed GuardDuty.

WiCipedia: Apple's Diversity Dilemma & Women Have Tech Edge, Study Finds
WiCipedia | 12/1/2017

This week in our WiC roundup: Watch your words to avoid the chopping block; Valley-ites expand to less tech-centric locales; LinkedIn works to close the STEM gap early; and more.

Eurobites: EE Commits to Railways 4G Boost
News Analysis | 12/1/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Altice sells off Swiss data center unit; MegaFon raises forecast, but warns of challenges ahead; MTS goes with Microsoft's Azure for cloud services.

Apple Will Ditch Dialog, Design Own Power Chips – Report
News Analysis | 12/1/2017

iPhone maker will stop using Dialog Semiconductor and start designing its own power management chips, says report.

Epsilon: Future Wholesale Markets Need Better APIs
LRTV Interviews | 12/1/2017

ORLANDO, 12/1/2017 - Wholesaler Epsilon developed its own system for delivering connectivity to CPaaS players and others, but longer term, the industry needs a plan, says Mark Daley, director of digital strategy and business development.

America's First 5G? So Far: So Blah!
Jonestown | 12/1/2017

Fixed 5G will be good for Verizon and friends, but it surely doesn't appear to be anything like a wireless revolution. Yet!

EU Court Ruling Challenges Cloud DVR Services
News Analysis | 12/1/2017

The EU Court of Justice has ruled that time-shifting video in the cloud is defined as 'communication to the public' and requires the prior permission of the rights holder.

Contenders Rev Their Engines at the Start of the V2X Race
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 12/1/2017

Cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) systems are gaining traction in the market, and may surpass dedicated short range communications (DSRC) systems in traffic safety applications across the world.

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