Technology Industry News

Vodafone announced that Affectiva is developing AI software that enables machines to detect human emotions and complex cognitive states.

Cybersecurity news

Advances in cybersecurity hopefully made life difficult for cyber criminals throughout the holiday season, and into the New Year.

An evaluation conducted by found that Versa Networks has achieved the highest possible rating of “AAA” in the industry’s first-of-its-kind Cloud Network Firewall comparative test. Xage announced that it was selected by the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to join the first Clean Energy Cybersecurity Accelerator (CECA) program cohort.

Radware is delivering state-of-the-art DDoS protection for a leading SaaS provider of global cloud-based communications services. To increase protection around its hybrid computing environment and ensure optimal delivery of its services and application traffic, the industry leader purchased Radware’s DefensePro DDoS Protection solution as part of a multimillion-dollar deal.

Sophos’ Intercept X endpoint security detected and stopped commodity, real-world cyberattacks and simulated targeted attacks with 100 percent accuracy in SE Labs’ enterprise, small and medium-sized business, and consumer tests.

5G, mobile, and network news

Network transformation was a key trend throughout 2022, is providing to be a persistent trend as we progress into 2023, and it also happens to be this month's Pipeline magazine issue theme. 

AT&T and City of Amarillo, TX officials broke ground on a new state-of-the-art fiber network that will provide high-speed Internet to more than 22,000 customer locations in the city.

Nokia has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with leading network measurement technology provider, Rohde & Schwarz, to embed QualiPoc 4.9G/LTE and 5G network measurement capabilities into the Nokia Drone Networks platform.

The Federal Communications Commission proposed rules to more precisely route wireless 911 calls and texts to 911 call centers, which can result in faster response times during emergencies.

Ekinops has been selected by telecom infrastructure provider Bandwidth & Cloud Services Group (BCS) for its network backbone upgrade, which will enhance connectivity throughout Africa. Meanwhile, Clearwave Fiber's installation of ultra-fast, state-of-the-art, all-Fiber Internet network is nearly complete in Lansing, Kansas, enabling over 3,100 locations for fiber services.

Nokia announced that the Societe du Grand Paris (SGP) will deploy its 5G-ready IP/MPLS multiservice, mobile core, and radio access network (RAN) solutions to support the implementation of four automated train lines that link 200 kilometers of Paris and transport up to two million passengers a day.

Big data, AI and advanced analytics news

Artificial intelligence is increasingly making headlines across the technology industry. Advances in AI have lead to real-world use cases throughout 2022, and new research and developments are leading to additional innovation as we kick of the New Year.

Vodafone announced that Affectiva is developing AI software that enables machines to detect human emotions and complex cognitive states. Meanwhile, Info-Tech Research Group has published its new industry blueprint titled AI Governance which regards the ethics of using AI.

VERSES announced that a team of fifteen of the world’s leading computational neuroscientists and AI Ph.D.s, in association with universities across Canada, UK, Germany, Australia, The Netherlands, and the USA, published a landmark research white paper describing their novel approach to the design and development of the next generation of AI known as Artificial General Intelligence (AGI) intelligent agents with human-level intelligence that can learn, adapt and act in the world.


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