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Hans Vestberg to take over as Verizon’s CEO in August

Verizon today announced CEO Lowell McAdam is stepping down from his post as August 1, 2018, seven years to the day he took the spot. He will stay on as Executive Chairman of the Board through the end

When modern day innovators begin to stray

Qualcomm is leveraging this essential patent to distort the market for new smartphones by forcing companies that need to license the technology into paying unfair licensing fees and blocking competito

Matterport grabs $5M more to accelerate deep learning development for their 3D capture tech

Matterport is picking up new funding as it looks to speed the development of deep learning tech in its capture technology which brings immersive views of spaces into 360-degree 3D The company, which l

Toyota, Intel and others form big data group for automotive tech

A collection of prominent names in the tech industry have teamed up with Toyota to work on developing big data systems to support self-driving cars and other future automotive advances. Denso, Ericsso

Alchemist Accelerator closes $2.5 million to back enterprise tech startups

Alchemist Accelerator has closed a $2.5 million fund for very early-stage investments in tech startups serving large organizations in an era when robotics, artificial intelligence and the Internet of

Ericsson’s CEO steps down as the company begins search for a replacement

After a half-dozen years heading the company, Hans Vestberg is out as Ericsson’s CEO. The Swedish telecommunications giant announced today that the exec is stepping down from his post effective imme

INNOVATE2016: How 5G will change everything… including the network neutrality debate

According to Hans Westberg, chief executive of the Swedish telco giant Ericsson, the next big thing is 5G.

Ericsson acquires data center automation service NodePrime

Ericsson today announced it has acquired NodePrime, a San Francisco-based startup that helps enterprises manage their data centers. NodePrime came out of stealth last September after the company rais

Facebook’s Plan to Monopolize The Internet In India Should Be Defeated

Despite rebranding its free Internet.org ‘walled garden’ of apps plan in India under the new name of “Free Basics,” Facebook remains in direct violation of an open internet. Facebook’s first

Following Patent Deal, Every Time Apple Sells An iPhone, Ericsson Gets A Bit Of Money

Telecommunications infrastructure company Ericsson just <a target="_blank" href="http://www.ericsson.com/thecompany/press/releases/2015/12/1974964">announced</a> that it has reached an agreement with

Ericsson + Cisco Ink Strategic Deal Projected To Bring Each $1B More In Sales By 2018

It’s not another massive enterprise merger, but two of the biggest companies whose equipment and technology underpin a lot of our communications networks today are now teaming up. Ericsson and

6.1B Smartphone Users Globally By 2020, Overtaking Basic Fixed Phone Subscriptions

Today there are 2.6 billion smartphone subscriptions globally, and while growth has been levelling off in developed markets like the U.S. and Europe, it’s not stalling altogether by a long shot.

Ericsson Sues Apple Over Patent Licensing, Seeks To Block iPhone And iPad Sales

Ericsson, the pioneering wireless technology company that holds many patents related to cellular network connectivity, has filed suit against Apple both with the International Trade Commission (ITC) a

How To Reinvent A $38 Billion Company

With its illustrious 138-year history, its 114,000 global workforce and its $38 billion dollar market cap, you'd think that the Swedish tech giant Ericsson would be secure as the world's leading provi

Internet.org Lets f8 Developers Test Apps On A Simulated Low-Bandwidth Network

Until now, Internet.org has been a lot of talk about connecting the world without much to touch. But today at f8, Facebook and Ericsson gave Internet.org its first physical incarnation with a hands-on

Facebook-Led Internet.org Partners With Nokia On SocialEDU In Rwanda, Unilever In India, Ericsson On New Lab To Connect Developing Economies

Later today Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will be <a target="_blank" href="http://www.mobileworldcongress.com/2014-agenda/">appearing onstage at Mobile World Congress</a> -- his first appearance at the

Samsung & Ericsson End Long-Running Patent Dispute With New Licensing Deal

Samsung has secured another front against patent attack by shelling out to renew an IP-licensing deal with Ericsson -- settling pending litigation attached to the long-running dispute.

Facebook And Internet.org Detail “1000X” Technologies They Hope Will Bring Earth Online

Air Traffic Control, HipHop, WebP, and Supplemental Downlink are some of the futuristic technologies that will bring the Internet to the five billion people still disconnected. A 70-page whitepaper re

Keen On… The Mobile Future: Why IT Might Not Happen

"The future is already here, it's just not very evenly distributed", William Gibson <a target="_blank" href="http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/William_Gibson">famously</a> said. But, with 20 billion conne

OpenStack Cloud Builder Mirantis Raises $10M In Second A Round From Red Hat, Ericsson And SAP Ventures

<a target="_blank" href="http://mirantis.com">Mirantis</a> has raised another $10 million from Red Hat, Ericsson and SAP Ventures to fuel the growing demand for the build out of <a target="_blank" hre
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