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The 5G Market Impact and Evolution

One of the things I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about is the reality of 5G and the impact it is going to have on the market. However, it isn’t going to hit handsets until late 2019. The current 5G E service is LTE or 4G Evolved. The…

Why AWS’s building block structure can benefit SMBs

With every year that passes, the popularity of cloud technology increases as more businesses choose to make the move. This has led to more and more SMBs implementing AWS products to increase their operational services and improve their overall…

Phishers Target Anti-Money Laundering Officers at U.S. Credit Unions

A highly targeted, malware-laced phishing campaign landed in the inboxes of multiple credit unions last week. The missives are raising eyebrows because they were sent only to specific anti-money laundering contacts at credit unions, and many…

5G Revolution: Telcos Becoming the New App Store for Industrial Apps

5G technology is knocking on our doors and is said to be around the corner. Mobile service providers have upped their game recently and are holding talks, events and discussions to formulate a plan for the launch of this futuristic network.…

7 Reasons Why You Should Consider Deploying SD-WAN Alongside Public Cloud Services

Software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) and public cloud IaaS services both offer powerful benefits to virtually any business. Many of these same businesses, however, are missing out on an incredible opportunity by either accessing the internet using…

Ultimate Software agrees to $11 billion buyout by investor group

(Reuters) – Ultimate Software Group Inc, a cloud-based human resources applications developer, said on Monday it agreed to be bought by an investor group led by private equity firm Hellman & Friedman for about $11 billion. The $331.50…

Go-Jek raises $1 billion in round led by Google, Tencent, JD

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesian ride-hailing firm Go-Jek has raised around $1 billion in a funding round, led by Alphabet Inc’s Google, JD.com Inc and Tencent Holdings, sources familiar with the matter said on Friday. Google, Tencent and…

Alibaba sales grow at weakest pace in three years as slowing China bites

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – E-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s quarterly revenue grew at its weakest pace since 2016, as the impact of a slowing Chinese economy and a crippling Sino-U.S. trade war kept buyers away during its top-sale…

10 Enterprise Analytics Trends to Look Out For in 2019

Today’s intelligent world requires more from businesses then they have ever had to deliver. Prioritizing and implementing analytics doesn’t cut it anymore – organizations have to step out of their comfort zones and think differently about…

Huawei’s problems deepen as western suspicions mount

Many question marks hang over the telecom but the Chinese tech monolith is far from finished Chinese telecom giant Huawei is at the centre of an increasingly tense standoff between China and the US. What began as a trade spat and grievances…