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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailHow does a mobile operator, in the business of airtime subscriptions, go beyond selling straight connectivity? Because this must be the goal, and the measure of ambition. There is no …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailThe first “neutral aggregating platform” for tracing the provenance of goods in the supply chain has launched, pulling together and making visible data from sundry blockchains. The World Economic Forum …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailAfter leading the early automation revolution at the beginning of the 20th century, manufacturers are once again seeking a technological edge. A whopping 72% of manufacturing companies plan to significantly …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailMost people in Britain would support regulated usage of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or drones, for critical services and industrial enterprises, according to a report by Vodafone. Eighty per cent …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailThe World Economic Forum has zeroed-in on skills and training as it seeks to put the world right in Davos this week. It has launched a programmer, Reskilling Revolution, to …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailABI Research has poured water on the idea Wi-Fi 6 will gain mass adoption in the IoT space in the near-term. It has also said a few dominant chipset vendors …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailTelecoms operators must do more than just sell connectivity. It is a maxim that gets repeated, often, and always – and one that, in the end, becomes more like a …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailSpending on factory data applications will grow from $18 billion in 2019 to just over $27 billion in 2024, a rise of 50 per cent in the period, according to …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailThe Irish government has unveiled a five-year Industry 4.0 strategy to help manufacturing firms to respond to technological change.  The plan, announced last month, includes €23.5 million of funding for …

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FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailAs the headline suggests, this analysis should be seen in context. It offers only rapid arithmetic around the World Economic Forum’s (expanding) list of ‘lighthouse’ factories, which claim the most …

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