Month: June 2022

Despite widespread interest in increasing testing automation, it remains a challenge for organizations, according to new research commissioned by Keysight Technologies. Three-quarters of those surveyed said that their business relies on a combination of automated and manual testing, with only 11% reporting that they have a “fully automated” test strategy. The report is based on
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Back in 2016, the UK government introduced the IPA, defining and in many cases expanding the electronic surveillance powers of the British intelligence agencies, including Secret Intelligence Service (SIS or MI6), the Security Service (MI5), the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) and Defence Intelligence.   Quickly nicknamed the Snoopers’ Charter by the media, the IPA allowed
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Alphabet unit Google has been targeted by a French consumer group and its peers in complaints to privacy watchdogs over its vast trove of users’ personal data harvested via their Google accounts, European consumer organisation BEUC said on Thursday. In addition to the French consumer group, others in Greece, the Czech Republic, Norway and Slovenia
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Vodafone UK warned more needed to be done to ensure the country did not miss out on the full economic benefits of 5G, forecasting in a report the right level of investment could be worth up to £7 billion a year by 2030. The Vodafone Digital Ambition 2030 report was authored by consultancy WPI Strategy
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The inventive boffin arm of Spanish operator Telefónica – Telefónica Tech – has developed a security monitoring service for IoT environments. The service, which for some reason doesn’t appear have a name, inspects network traffic to visualize the assets connected to the network, analyses and highlights vulnerabilities, and detects potential threats, we are told. It
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Wireless transport company Aviat Networks has made public its efforts to buy competitor Ceragon, offering to acquire Ceragon for $2.80 per share in cash and announcing its intent to call a special shareholder meeting in an attempt to replace Ceragon board members to get a friendlier reception to its offer. Aviat already owns more than
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In a classic Wimbledon upset, Serena Williams has been knocked out by little know French contender Harmony Tan, but imagine an even bigger disaster. Imagine Wimbledon with no strawberries… In a classic Wimbledon upset, Serena Williams has been knocked out by little know French contender Harmony Tan, but imagine an even bigger disaster. Imagine Wimbledon
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Following six months of negotiations between management and a union representing workers at US operator AT&T, a ‘tentative’ contract agreement that raises base wages and more has been reached. Communications Workers of America is a broad church of a union, claiming to represent workers in telecommunications, customer service, media, airlines, health care, public service and
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LG officially pulled the plug on its smartphone division in April of last year. It was another signpost in a dramatically changing mobile market that had left the electronics giant behind. HTC tends to be lumped into that conversation, though the Taiwanese manufacture has – in spite of everything – continued to press on, even
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A 2019 poll found that children would rather be YouTubers than astronauts. It made headlines and led to plenty of grumbling about “kids these days”. But it’s not surprising that young people – up to 1.3 million in the UK – want to make their income by creating social media content. The global influencer market
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Back in 2019, a group of Chinese cable broadcast and television operators, then known as China Broadcasting Network (CBN), won spectrum in the country’s national 5G spectrum auction, signalling their ambition to become the nation’s fourth fully-fledged nationwide mobile operator.   The government-backed company won 80 MHz of 700 MHz spectrum and 100 MHz of
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 [Barcelona, Spain, June 23] In the recently held 2022 NGON WDM forum, WOM, a carrier from Chile, shared its strategic plan and vision for optical network construction with industry partners and the media. WOM also provided testimonials about Huawei’s all-optical autonomous driving network (ADN) solution and said that they look forward to cooperate with Huawei
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Taiwan’s GlobalWafers will spend $5 billion (roughly Rs.39,320 crore) on a new plant in Texas to make silicon wafers used in semiconductors, switching to the United States after a failed European investment. The company said late Monday the new plant, manufacturing 300-milimetre silicon wafers, would start being built later this year and generate as many as
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China Broadnet – the country’s most recently licenced operator – launched 5G services, joining its three big-name rivals in offering the latest generation of mobile technology. Multiple news outlets in China reported on the formal service launch, which the country’s state-owned press service Xinhua noted took place at the Museum of the Communist Party of China
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Softbank, continuing its interest in high-altitude communications, says it has successfully tested a tethered autonomous aerostat during a field trial in Japan. Working with U.S.-based Altaeros Energies (in which Softbank is an investor), the two companies say they “achieved stable and wide-area network coverage” with the tethered blimp during testing at Hokkaido Spaceport, Taiki Town
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Since the middle of 2019, the UK’s mobile operators have been racing to deploy 5G technology around the country, broadly proclaiming that the technology would revolutionise the consumer experience in a short few years. But while the new technology has the potential to unlock many exciting new use cases, from virtual reality to industrial automation,
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There’s More Inside Your Splice Closure than You Think – Telecoms.com https://telecoms.com/wp-content/themes/telecoms.com/assets/images/dummy/tcoms-logo.png Partner Resources Written by CommScope 3 days ago As fibre is being pushed deeper into the OSP network and technologies grow more sensitive to performance-eroding contamination, the variety of sealing technologies used to protect the fibres inside the closures have evolved. Until very
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Spain’s defence minister Margarita Robles warned on Friday of a possible cyberattack during the NATO summit in Madrid next week. Asked if Spain feared Russia could launch such an attack, Robles told journalists “the possibility of a cyberattack exists”, without mentioning the country by name. “There are many challenges and many threats,” she said, adding
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