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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 6/21/2018
"Mind the gap" is an automated, verbal warning issued to customers disembarking London's crowded tube trains, lest travelers half disappear into the darkness between ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 6/21/2018
Intel's CEO, Brian Krzanich, has abruptly resigned over a relationship with an employee, the chipmaker said Thursday.
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Switch on your smartphone and tiny letters at the top of the screen handily indicate whether you are using a 3G or 4G data network. How soon 5G pops up could depend ...
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 6/21/2018
Chinese electronics manufacturer Xiaomi has started on the road towards an IPO on the Hong Kong stock exchange that could value the company at up to US$70 billion.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 6/20/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Archos to install blockchain-based browser on its devices; Dialog in talks to buy Synaptics; Eurofins acquires Insite Security.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 6/19/2018
Shares in ZTE fell another 25% in Hong Kong Tuesday after the US Senate voted to reinstate a ban on the Chinese company's use of components made in the US.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 6/15/2018
ZTE just cannot catch a break. Despite yesterday's news of plans for a $10.7 billion line of credit, and its nomination of board members untarnished by past ...
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By Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, Editor, 6/14/2018
OTTAWA -- The telecom industry is moving toward autonomous networks, but Ciena says it is taking a different approach. As a supplier of optical, packet and software ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 6/14/2018
Following its resumption of trading yesterday, ZTE is looking to raise about $10.7 billion in financing as it tries to get its business back on track, according to ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 6/14/2018
The 3GPP has finalized specifications for the "standalone" (SA) variant of 5G technology, paving the way for the rollout of 5G networks that are fully independent of ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 6/13/2018
Shares in embattled Chinese telecom vendor ZTE lost nearly 42% of their value in Hong Kong today as the company resumed trading and said it would replace all members ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 6/12/2018
Ericsson has nearly doubled its forecast for the number of cellular Internet of Things (IoT) connections after witnessing faster-than-expected growth in the last few ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 6/11/2018
One intriguing possibility offered by the Trump administration lifeline deal for ZTE Thursday is whether it could float a similar deal for bigger Chinese vendor ...
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Phishing Attacks Are Increasing & Gaining in Sophistication
Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 6/25/2018
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Adware & Cryptomining Remain Top Enterprise Security Threats
Larry Loeb, Author, 6/25/2018
New research from Morphisec Labs finds that adware remains a consistent if ...
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Google in 'The Case of the Minimal Microtrenching'
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 6/22/2018
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Frontier CFO Resigns, Stock Price Drops
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 6/21/2018
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Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 4/11/2018
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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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