Smart data could help city authorities get onto the front foot in terms of reducing the numbers of people killed or seriously injured on the road.
The European Commission is exploring ways to force US tech firms to take steps to make it easier for smaller rivals to compete with them amid fears that existing antitrust measures are failing.
London boroughs’ failure to plan for the launch of 5G may slow down the rollout of the technology in the capital, according to new research.
A deal signed by the UK government and Amazon to allow the latter to use NHS data for free on its Alexa virtual assistant platform has come under the scrutiny of privacy group Privacy International and organisations.
The explosive growth of internet-connected devices, along with new applications that require real-time computing power, are forcing businesses to rethink the ways they manage and transport data. As businesses continue to turn digital, they’re moving their computing from centralised data centres to a hybrid infrastructure at the edge. At its basic level, this means moving computation and data storage closer to the devices where it’s being gathered, rather than relying on a central location that can be thousands of miles away.
As data centres grow in 2020, enterprises will refine the balance between on-premises and cloud resources, adopt AI on servers and try to manage data sprawl effectively.
To hear the major mobile carriers talk about it, 5G is here. They’ve deployed it, it works, and it’s ready to start changing the world just about right away, with ultra-fast connectivity, low latency and a dramatically improved ability to handle huge numbers of different connections at once.
Ofcom has today begun inviting applications for their new Shared Spectrum Licences, which enables small businesses to create their own local wireless networks in radio spectrum bands (ranging from 1.8GHz to 26GHz) that could previously only be used by national mobile and broadband providers.
The Ministry of Justice has lost 354 smartphones, PCs, laptops and tablets in the past 12 months, according to a Freedom of Information request, and other government departments are in the same boat
BT Ireland and Huawei conduct what they claim is a record-setting live trial between two data centres in Dublin. (Huawei)
BT Ireland and Huawei are laying claim to the industry’s first 1.2 Tb/s transmission real-time trial based on a commercial product platform in a live network