UK 5G speeds slower than rest of world5G in the UK: everything you need to knowOperators reach £1bn shared rural network deal5G awareness According to research conducted by Global Wireless Solutions (GWS), awareness among businesses is strong but 5G is not a priority. More than half (56 per cent) say 5G is already important to their organisation and 27 per cent believe it will be so in the future. However just fifth are treating it with urgency over the next 12 months with coverage issues and call quality bigger issues. … [Read more...] about UK business and consumers ‘confused’ about benefits of 5G
Master the market shifts: On the surface, stepping away from car manufacturing and sales to trucks only in the US seems radical. But Ford has pushed forward on a business transformation driven by data and analytic excellence. Recognizing changing customer needs as well as the nuances of various markets let Ford expand car production and sales in some global locations and still be confident of pulling back in the US. After COVID-19, Ford is practicing elastic manufacturing in response to new coronavirus safety practices and cases emerging on its plant lines, as well as bottlenecks from parts partners. It is able to model production to manage and predict the output to match economic opening, anticipate and measure contraction from shutdowns, and optimize practices to get plants open and running again after shutdowns. … [Read more...] about COVID-19 didn’t break your business. Data did.
IDC said the economic effects of the pandemic will drive the market further down in the second half of 2020. Despite this bleak outlook, digital transformation projects, for example in education, may be among the few bright spots. IDC includes both standard tablets larger than 7in. and smaller than 16in. and devices that come with a detachable keyboard in its figures. … [Read more...] about Microsoft Surface is a hit with business, but outlook for other tablets is bleak
TRACXPOiNT’s cart is fully integrated with hardware and GPU-accelerated software. Training on a DGX Station provided a 3x performance increase, and the company made its money back after just two months of 24/7 training versus GPU-accelerated cloud solutions. It conducts inferencing using TensorRT software running on the NVIDIA Jetson embedded platform, which enables it to recognize up to 100,000 different products in under a second. … [Read more...] about At GTC Israel, Hot Startups Using NVIDIA DGX Station to Accelerate Their Business
The Commerce Dept and FTC may have more teeth when it comes to actually placing financial consequences on companies that don't do what the Trump administration wants. But there's a high likelihood that any action taken against companies by either group would hit a strong legal rebuttal. After all, Section 230 is the law, and that means in this case the existing law is on Twitter, Facebook and Google's side. It would take actual Congressional work to make changes to Section 230 itself — until that happens, I don't foresee any actual changes in the way these companies are operating regarding speech, moderation and content display. Techdirt's headline summed it up nicely: "Two Things To Understand About Trump's Executive Order On Social Media: (1) It's A Distraction (2) It's Legally Meaningless." … [Read more...] about Thankfully for everyone, Trump’s misguided attack on social networks faces many roadblocks