The battle cry to “save the Internet” has emerged as activist groups protest the FCC’s “Order to Restore Internet Freedom,” which went into effect in June 2018, eliminating most net neutrality regulations.
At its annual re:Invent 2018 conference, Amazon Web Services rolled out a blinding number of micro-specialised solutions, marking a fundamental shift away from monolithic, best of breed applications in favour of best of need capabilities.
Huawei Technologies, the world’s largest provider of telecom infrastructure and second largest handset manufacturer behind Samsung, faces the biggest challenge of its 30-year history with the detention of its CFO, Meng Wanzhou, by Canadian authorities in December.
Live sports are an essential part of any Pay-TV package, and are one of the key reasons why many haven’t yet cut the cord and gone exclusively OTT.
Diane Greene led the Google Cloud enterprise charge, helping the provider make up lost ground with an ambitious agenda that included major customer acquisitions, investments in AI, and new strategic partnerships. But for all of Google’s forward momentum, the provider still hasn’t close the gap with IaaS leaders Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure.
It ain’t over ‘til it’s over, and in the case of European net neutrality regulation, it appears carriers and regulators will be at legislative odds for several years to come.
If blockchain is such a good idea, why hasn’t the enterprise IT industry already put it to work at scale?
Flagship smartphones are getting increasingly expensive in the United States and across the world.
Creating and maintaining an effective culture takes hard work and attention, so why then does senior management spend so little time managing it and improving it?
A new study pegs the global economic value of Wi-Fi at nearly $2 trillion, on par with tech giants Apple and Amazon.
While the IBM buy of open-source software company Red Hat was historic in many ways, especially the $34bn price tag, little is known how IBM’s executives are planing to carry out this mega-merger with a company whose culture and technology differs vastly from its own.
Facebook is experiencing falling advertising revenue from its stalwart product—News Feed.
Self-driving taxi’s will be here before you know it; are you ready to hail an autonomous cab?
Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee is tackling digital privacy concerns with a new toolkit that allows developers to build decentralised applications that shift data storage and access control back to the user.
Since taking the reins at Cisco in 2015, CEO Chuck Robbins has projected an image of stability, even as the company navigates tricky challenges like the move from hardware-centric to software-defined networks.
It should surprise no one that a “Brexit strategy advisory firm” is a thing that exists.
Acquired by Amazon for $970m in 2014, the streaming platform, Twitch, which is most associated with people broadcasting them playing videogames, was one of the internet giant’s largest acquisitions.
Data and analytics have historically belonged to the technological elite, those able to understand the subtleties of inner vs outer database joins or those willing to learn the difference between a scatter plot and histogram.
Original content is at the heart of Netflix’s strategy, with titles such as ‘Orange is the New Black’ and ‘Stranger Things’ becoming pop-culture staples, but Netflix debt is growing in an attempt to remain ahead.
Millions of Yahoo email account users from across the globe will soon be eligible for damages, to a collective tune of $50m, to compensate for arguably the biggest data privacy security breach in modern history.
From coffee to fish to palm oil, blockchain, a digital ledger technology, is being applied to global food supply chains in ways that promise to benefit producers, distributors, retailers and consumers.
Comcast’s recent $39bn winning bid for Sky, and corollary acquisition of Fox’s 39% stake for another $15bn, will take Comcast’s total debt load above $100bn mark.
Once a leader in the US prepaid market, ZTE is disappearing from prepaid operator shelves thanks to its troubles with the US government.
In January 2018, the Republican-led US Federal Communications Commission issued the “Restoring Internet Freedom Order,” eliminating net neutrality rules and ceding management of any alleged violations to the US Consumer Protection Commission.
The adoption of cloud services in the Asia-Pacific region is accelerating as cloud providers expand their presence across the region and China’s Alibaba Cloud becomes a force to be reckoned with in this market.
Talk of 5G has been around for so long that it already feels like an old technology event even though it isn’t commercially available yet.
Text messaging has always been a staple of the mobile phone.
There’s a 5G arms race in North America!
5G is here, via the Verizon 5G launch of its home broadband service, even though it looks suspiciously like 4G.. But that’s OK: carriers are just monetizing the foundation they need to build today in order to provide the full 5G services we’ll enjoy in the next decade.
Netflix won its first Emmy in 2013, fast-forward 5 years and streaming giants Amazon and Neflix Emmy success counted 31 wins combined at this year’s award ceremony.