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That 5G is going to be the successor network to 4G LTE isn’t in question by analysts, but rather the question is how fast.  Right now we are seeing several carriers driving hard to offer their customers a first taste of 5G.  They are moving faster than standards bodies and... Read More
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As the industry overcomes technical hurdles of Augmented and Virtual Reality, it’s grappling with an existential crisis: how to remain ethical in the race to be first with new technologies. Dan Robbins, of industry frontrunner HTC, dives into the technical and the ethical advances as 5G wireless prepares to cut... Read More
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Truth and plain ol’ facts as we know it, changed in 2016. Donald Trump became the President of the United States. With the Brexit referendum, UK citizens voted to leave the European Union. In both instances, truth and objective facts did not sway public opinion. Clickbait “news stories” –  that... Read More
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A transformation has been taking place across the African continent, especially below the Sahara. And it’s accelerating. These developments will have an enormous impact on the 1.2 billion people who live on the continent. More importantly, what is taking place there will soon reverberate across the world. For a number... Read More
Dr. Jagdish N. Sheth wrote an excellent book on why good companies fail, called “The self-destructive habits of good companies and how to break them.” In it, I found that the average life of a company was about 14 years. Sheth believes that there are at least six significant external... Read More
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Blockchain euphoria has given way to blockchain fatigue. The hope remains that distributed ledger technologies (DLT) like blockchain will lead to an “Internet of value” in which anything of importance can be virtually managed, transacted and exchanged in a private and secure way. The reality so far, however, has been... Read More
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5G, or fifth generation mobile telecommunications, will drive a chain reaction of innovation that will transform virtually every industry. The rollout of 5G networks will mean a very different business and communications ecosystem, connecting a vast network of sensors, robots, and autonomous vehicles through sophisticated artificial intelligence (AI) and machine... Read More
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No longer a pipe dream, the technology for autonomous vehicles is rolling into reality, and while it may seem like it’s all coming fast and furious, the progression to full autonomy will take time. The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) drafted the five distinct “levels” of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems... Read More
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This article is the second part in a series on smart cities. See more from Christine Wong. Smart cities are already spawning success stories. They’re using sensors, analytics, apps and mobile devices to gain deeper insights about local citizens and their environment. The end goal? Offer residents better information and... Read More
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A new artificial intelligence (AI) arms race is underway. Led by software giants like Google and Facebook in the United States, and Baidu and Tencent in China, AI is provoking a technological revolution that is fundamentally different from revolutions of the past. Ownership and control of AI and machine learning... Read More

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