Category: Cloud


The Telecoms.com Podcast: Automotive, edge and Huawei smartphones

Iain returns to join Scott this week and they welcome special guest Paul Myles, Editor of TU Automotive. They start by looking at the connected car from both the telecoms and car industry perspectives, before moving on to a discussion of the growing importance of mobile edge computing. To conclude they question why anyone would buy a Huawei Android smartphone now that they’re not supported by Google.

Is the consumer the broadcaster of tomorrow?

It’s an interesting thought that might force telcos to rethink how networks are built; will the increasingly influential trend of consumer created content demand greater upload speeds?

If operators want to own the edge they need to be decisive and brave

At the recent Edge Computing Congress event in London Telecoms.com Editor Scott Bicheno discussed the main talking points from the keynotes with Light Reading Editor Ray Le Maistre. A central theme was the opportunity telcos have to own the edge infrastructure, but the window is small so they need to act quickly and be prepared to take risks in order to get the rewards.

Should operators try to own the edge?

At the Edge Computing Congress 2019 event in London, the keynotes and panel discussions focused on the unique opportunity for operators to own the edge if they want to.

Azure is on a spending spree

Cloud has led the Microsoft recovery in recent years, and the Azure team is doubling down on that momentum with a third acquisition in as many months.

US DoJ has found another Chinese target

The US Department of Justice is reportedly on the verge of putting the brakes on a Google and Facebook funded Pacific subsea cable over national security concerns over a Chinese partner.

Europe set to join the facial recognition debate

With more authorities demonstrating they cannot be trusted to act responsibly or transparently, the European Commission is reportedly on the verge of putting the reigns on facial recognition.

Polls

Should privacy be treated as a right to protect stringently, or a commodity for users to trade for benefits?

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