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AI Likely to Outperform Humans in Less Than 50 Years
Scott Ferguson | 6/5/2017

A joint report from Oxford and Yale universities finds that artificial intelligence will outperform humans in most tasks in 45 years, and could automate all jobs in 120 years.

SK Telecom Moves Closer to 1Gbit/s 4G
News Analysis | 6/5/2017

South Korean operator claims to launch a 900Mbit/s service and says gigabit-speed 4G connections are coming early next year.

NetApp Expands Into Hyperconverged, Hybrid Cloud
Scott Ferguson | 6/5/2017

NetApp is breaking away from its traditional storage roots and diving deeper into hyperconverged infrastructure and hybrid cloud.

Verizon Lays Out a Vision for Mobile, Fiber & Cloud
News Analysis | 6/5/2017

In his BCE 2017 keynote, Verizon's Ed Chan discusses what it will take to deliver on 5G and IoT – and how that changes the priorities for a service provider.

Eurobites: Vodafone Netherlands Finally Switches on NB-IoT Network
News Analysis | 6/5/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telkom revenues up 10%; MTS cozies up to Nokia on IoT and more; EU wants more from Qualcomm.

SoftBank Seeks Another $7B in Plan for World Tech Domination – Report
News Analysis | 6/5/2017

SoftBank is said to be in discussions with potential investors in Canada and the Middle East as CEO Masayoshi Son looks to realize his technology ambitions.

Why Starman Switched to 10G EPON
LRTV Interviews | 6/5/2017

Jaanus Erlemann, CTO at Estonia's Starman, explains why the cable operator opted to upgrade its broadband access network with 10G EPON tech.

Arris Has Designs on a Smarter Cable Edge
News Analysis | 6/2/2017

Cable network nodes are in for a major intelligence boost.

AT&T Takes Charge With Vyatta OS Buy
News Analysis | 6/2/2017

Network operator will own the Vyatta operating system and software for both white box and cloud-based VNFs by acquiring Brocade technology.

Beware the Blockchain Bubble
Wagner’s Ring | 6/2/2017

Plans to use blockchain for business call to mind another word starting with 'B.'

IBM Loans Cloud Power to Community Grid
Scott Ferguson | 6/2/2017

The World Community Grid, which IBM's philanthropic arm created in 2004, is moving off a traditional data center and to the company's Bluemix public cloud.

Dynamic Storage a Key Support for Cloud Networks
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 6/2/2017

As operators make the push towards NFV, it's equally important to move towards data-on-demand storage.

Level 3 CTO: Lack of NFV Standards a Hindrance
LRTV Interviews | 6/2/2017

At BCE, Level 3 CTO Andrew Dugan told Light Reading that the lack of NFV standards is a 'pain point' and a hindrance to achieving scalability.

Eurobites: Vivendi Chief Adds Top Job at Telecom Italia
News Analysis | 6/2/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telefónica trumps The Donald on climate change commitment; MegaFon rides the rails; Elisa joins Tampere smart city project; Google fine imminent?

SoftBank Suffers Satellite Strategy Setback
News Analysis | 6/2/2017

A proposed merger of SoftBank-backed satellite operator OneWeb and Intelsat has fallen through – now SoftBank is expected to look elsewhere for a tie-up.

WiCipedia: Best Initiatives for Women & Highest-Ranked Companies
WiCipedia | 6/2/2017

This week in our WiC roundup: A roundup of the best initiatives for women in tech; women rank their companies; South LA on the rise; and more.

VMware's Cloud Momentum Continues in Q1
News Analysis | 6/1/2017

VMware ups its 2018 sales forecasts as a strategy built on hybrid clouds and cross-cloud architectures continues to bear fruit.

Doughnuts From the Sky? Oh My!
Jonestown | 6/1/2017

Doughnuts get the delivery drone treatment in Denver, because... of course they do.

Nokia Gets in on Verizon 5G Tests
News Analysis | 6/1/2017

All of the tests, which are taking place in multiple US facilities, are focused on 28GHz millimeter wave (mmWave) radios.

Is Ciena in Breakaway Mode?
News Analysis | 6/1/2017

CEO sees today's positive financial results as proof its long-term investment strategy is paying off during an industry shakeout period.

Cloud Growth Spawns Worries, Mary Meeker Reports
Wagner’s Ring | 6/1/2017

Enterprise cloud spending is nearly equal to spending on conventional data centers, but security is still a concern, along with other potential problems.

Is Heterogeneous Coexistence a Requirement for Mobile IoT?
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 6/1/2017

Learning from and building on the lessons of heterogeneous LPWA deployments makes a lot of sense.

Microsoft Draft Looks to Make Containers Easier
Scott Ferguson | 6/1/2017

Microsoft is releasing Draft, an open source tool that looks to make deploying apps in containers, as well as within Kubernetes environments, easier.

MetTel: SD-WAN Ramp-Up 'Astronomical'
LRTV Interviews | 6/1/2017

MetTel's VP of Network Services, Ed Fox, shares insight into the spike in demand for SD-WAN and the challenges of meeting that demand.

Eurobites: Telia Adds 4G Access to VPN Package
News Analysis | 6/1/2017

Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: 3 completes UK Broadband acquisition; Telefónica trumpets security first; Murdochs huddle with Ofcom to chew over Fox-Sky deal; Brits live dangerously with their mobiles.

Accelerating IP/Optical Network Visibility & Control
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase | 6/1/2017

Sedona Systems CTO Ori Gerstel speaks with Light Reading's Ray Le Maistre about the latest advances in IP/Optical network control.

IoT Food for Thought
Heavy Lifting Analyst Notes | 6/1/2017

Don't forget about the potential of the 'smart farm.'

Verizon Offered $100B+ for Charter – Report
News Analysis | 6/1/2017

Months after it was first mooted, a new report suggests Charter has spurned a takeover bid from Verizon worth more than $100 billion.

Ownership Reform Won't Save Unicom
News Analysis | 6/1/2017

A scheme to revitalize China's weakest telecom operator seems unlikely to succeed.

Why India's RJio Wants to Lease Dark Fiber From Govt.
News Analysis | 6/1/2017

Could RJio's sudden interest in serving rural communities spark a rush into India's hinterland?

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