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34 tech giants sign Cybersecurity Tech Accord

April 18, 2018

Upwards of 34 global technology and security companies have announced the creation of the Cybersecurity Tech Accord, which its members described as a watershed agreement among the largest-ever group of companies agreeing to defend all customers everywhere from malicious attacks

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Rogers, Ericsson join forces with 5G testing initiative

April 18, 2018

Rogers Communications has announced a multi-year network plan that includes working with Ericsson in 5G deployment. “We are at the advent of the fifth generation of wireless networks,” said Jorge Fernandes, chief technology officer at Rogers. “Similar to how 4G

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TE Connectivity debuts new waterproof USB Type-C connector

April 18, 2018

TE Connectivity (TE) today introduced its new waterproof on-board USB Type-C receptacle connector, which the company said is designed to help protect devices in harsh environments with IPX8 dust and water ingression performance. “With an IPX8 rating, this connector could

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CommScope AR tech assessment puts whole new spin on cable admin tasks

April 11, 2018

CommScope today said it recently demonstrated augmented reality (AR) capabilities with its imVision automated infrastructure management offering, which will allow IT personnel to physically “see” what’s going on in their local area networks. The software-based imVision currently enables IT managers

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APOLAN says POL a critical piece in smart building digital transformation

April 11, 2018

The Association for Passive Optical LAN (APOLAN) has created a roadmap for how POL can streamline an organization’s smart building digital transformation to keep pace with the massive growth in Internet of Things (IoT) and mobility applications. The organization said

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IBM launches its first ‘skinny’ mainframe based on single-frame design

April 11, 2018

IBM announced its first “skinny” mainframe — the IBM z14 Model ZR1 and IBM LinuxONE Rockhopper II, the latest addition to its line of Z14 mainframe technology announced in 2017. The new systems are cloud-ready and feature a 19-inch industry

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Smart city market value to surpass US$2 trillion by 2025, study predicts

April 4, 2018

By 2050, over 80% of the population in developed countries is expected to live in cities. This number is expected to be over 60% for the developing world, says the research firm Frost & Sullivan. The creation of smart cities

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Six key technologies to impact industrial manufacturing in a huge way: ABI

April 4, 2018

Market foresight advisory firm ABI Research has identified six technologies, along with big-picture questions and answers, to help guide senior industrial leaders to make key transformative technology decisions. The end result is a six-page research deliverable, The Top Questions &

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Ottawa announces policy updates to advance digital services

March 29, 2018

Scott Brison, president of the federal treasury board today announced key changes to policies he said will continue to lay the groundwork for the government’s transformation of digital services and their delivery. These updates build upon a number of transformative

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Toronto ranks among fastest-growing global tech innovation hubs: KPMG

March 28, 2018

Toronto is poised to break out as one of the world’s leading technology innovation hubs over the next four years, according to an annual survey of global tech industry leaders in KPMG International’s latest Global Technology Innovation report. “Toronto has