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IBM’s Steve Canepa is innovating for a 5G world

Written by Arzi Rachman | June 24, 2019 | Big Thinkers, Media and Entertainment, Telecommunications

This story is part of Big Thinkers, a series of profiles on business leaders transforming industries with bold ideas. more

Research director Bola Rotibi focuses on the people behind the technology

Written by Rich McKay | March 6, 2019 | Artificial Intelligence, Big Thinkers, Telecommunications

UK-based Creative Intellect Consulting’s research director and founder is turning the conversation around network transformation from product to people. more

How the cloud could save your life in a wildfire

Written by Jordan Teicher | February 22, 2019 | Cloud, New Normal, Telecommunications

Kenji Kato's app can keep first responders and residents informed during a wildfire like never before. more

5G changes everything

Written by Justine Jablonska | February 20, 2019 | Customer Experience, Deep Dive, Telecommunications

As telcos around the world gear up for 5G in 2019 and beyond, IBM's Marisa Viveros and Linux Foundation Networking's Arpit Joshipura chat about what 5G means for industry. more

TELUS’ CTO is tackling telcos’ bad customer experience rap

Written by Jordan Teicher | January 29, 2019 | Artificial Intelligence, Big Thinkers, Telecommunications

Ibrahim Gedeon sees his work as CTO as an integral part of the TELUS customer experience. more

‘I felt absolutely horrible’: the world record-holder for binge watching looks back

Written by Jordan Teicher | March 21, 2018 | Cloud, Media and Entertainment, Telecommunications

Binge-watching is a quintessential 21st-century pastime. But few have binged like Guinness World Record holder Alejandro “AJ” Fragoso. more

The race to scale network virtualization through automation is accelerating

Written by Jordan Teicher | February 23, 2018 | Cloud, Telecommunications

The idea of network function virtualization first emerged in 2012 as a way for telcos to meet rising demand for bandwidth, cut down costs, and speed up delivery of new services. But for the most part, implementations have been slow and modest in their scope. In 2018, that’s changing. more

Garry Kasparov: it’s time for humans and machines to work together

Written by Jordan Teicher | February 20, 2018 | Cloud, Media and Entertainment, Telecommunications

Chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov is now a vocal advocate of friendly collaboration between humans and AI. more

The little-known story of the first IoT device

Written by Jordan Teicher and | February 7, 2018 | Automotive, Electronics, IoT...

How some techies tinkered with a soda machine and casually made history. more