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By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 11/15/2019
This week in our WiC roundup: Smaller conferences have edge; Hidden Figures ladies formally celebrated; AI is sexist; and more.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 11/11/2019
A group of representatives in the House Energy and Commerce Committee reiterate request for a report from the FCC on wireless network operators' sale of customers' location information.
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 11/8/2019
This week in our WiC roundup: Techies are pretty dang happy at work; AI's effect on female blue-collar workers; college students are majority female though tech workforce lags; and more.
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By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 11/4/2019
Volterra has $50 million funding in its pocket and a platform designed to enable operators and enterprises to deploy applications and network services across multi-cloud environments.
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 11/1/2019
This week in our WiC roundup: Mobile World Congress LA releases stats on female speakers; Ernst & Young reveals blast-from-the-past training program; women are feeling less uncomfortable at work; and more.
By Martha DeGrasse, Contributor, Light Reading, 10/25/2019
Startup Aurora Insight said it raised $18 million in a Series A round of funding from the likes of Alsop Louie Partners, True Ventures, Tippet Venture Partners, Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund, Promus Ventures, Alumni Ventures Group, ValueStream Ventures and Intellectus Partners.
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 10/24/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Orange promotes startups and more in Russia and Senegal; ADVA's Q3 hit by US trade policy; Deutsche Telekom defends its smart speaker set-up.
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By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 10/18/2019
This week in our WiC roundup: Gen Z is skeptical of the future of tech; growing the number of women in aviation; women don't leave tech industry because of the actual work; and more.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 10/15/2019
FCC regulations haven't yet caught up with startups' 5G plans.
By Martha DeGrasse, Contributor, Light Reading, 10/15/2019
Celona, a startup stemming from CommScope's purchase of Ruckus, is targeting the market for enterprises building their own private 5G and LTE wireless networks, eschewing WiFi.
By Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, 10/11/2019
This week in our WiC roundup: Lawsuits may be tech's 'wake-up call'; coming out as trans in tech; Melinda Gates dedicates cash for a cause; and more.
By Martha DeGrasse, Contributor, Light Reading, 10/8/2019
Startup is hoping to sell telcos new technology to peek into the operations of enterprise networks.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 10/8/2019
Through his family's private investment firm, billionaire Michael Dell is pushing the FCC to enact new rules that would allow 5G operations in the 12GHz spectrum band.
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Phoenix Keylogger Rises & Steals Information
Larry Loeb, Author, 11/21/2019
Keylogger first emerged in July 2019, and is packed with myriad ...
MSFT Jumps on DoH
Larry Loeb, Author, 11/20/2019
Microsoft has announced that an upcoming version of Windows 10 will have support ...
Broadband World News
Climate Change Cries Out for Infrastructure That Withstands the Storm
11/21/2019
The strength of natural disasters like hurricanes is worsening, scientists say, ...
BBWN Bites: Loon Floats Broadband to Peru's Amazon
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 11/21/2019
Also today, Ofcom CTO leaves for new smart city, CEO change at Telia Norway, USDA ...
Telecom Innovators Video Showcase
Prime Reading
Ericsson, Huawei & Nokia Are Facing an 'Oil Crisis' Upheaval
Iain Morris , International Editor , 7/31/2019
Years of consolidation have left the global mobile network market largely in the ...
NFV Is Down but Not Out
Iain Morris , International Editor , 5/22/2018
NFV has failed to live up to the original expectations five years after it was ...
Robot Wars: Telecom's Looming AI Tussle
Iain Morris , International Editor , 3/14/2018
Telcos performing routine chores will be ripe for AI-based automation. But whose ...
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 ...
CxO Spotlight - Executive Interviews
Dish Network last week announced it hired Marc Rouanne (of Nokia) and Stephen Bye (of Sprint) to build and sell its planned 5G network. Both executives spoke with ...
As the so-called "streaming wars" heat up with last week's debut of Apple TV+ and the coming launches of Disney+, HBO Max and NBCU's Peacock, there's a widely held ...
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