Technology

Wi-Fi is Essential to Bridge the Digital Divide in Rural Areas

WBA report sets out strategies for mobile operators, fiber providers & cable companies to serve the 1 billion unconnected to Wi-Fi

 

London, UK, 29 November 2022: The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) today announced publication of “Rural Wi-Fi Connectivity: Challenges, Use Cases and Case Studies,” a report that demonstrates why Wi-Fi is the most economical and effective technology for bridging the digital divide in small towns, remote communities and other sparsely populated areas, utilising the best available backhaul solution.

 

IT Buyers Urged to Address the Sustainability Gap by Breaking Technology Refresh Cycles

Bracknell, UK. 29th November 2022 – European IT Buyers are stuck in a four-year cycle of refreshing their computing devices for the mobile workforce, despite increasing sustainability pressures, according to new research from Panasonic TOUGHBOOK. On average, IT Buyers reported they were refreshing their mobile computing technology every four years and they expected manufacturers to support devices for just over three years after product launch.

Fine to be fined? 43% of property professionals ignore rising threat of money laundering fines

Fine to be fined? 43% of property professionals ignore rising threat of money laundering fines

 

·         Over a third (36%) haven’t reviewed the sanction list in the last month

·         Training staff on the latest regulations identified as weakest part of anti-money laundering process

 

The Top Technologies to Support Worker's Cognitive Performance

A wonderful thing that businesses cannot afford to operate without is technology. Since we live in a digital era, companies must find ways to embrace the new wave of technology.

Cognitive technologies are one aspect that can entirely benefit your organization. Today, they exist by conducting tasks traditionally performed by people. They support employees’ performance, helping businesses with cost, speed and quality.

With cognitive technology, it’s possible to automate tasks such as planning, learning and reasoning from uncertain information. Read on to learn about the latest cognitive solutions and how they’re helping employees improve their performance.

A Qwiizlab USB C Hub for the Mac Mini M1

A year ago I purchased for home use Apple's Mac Mini M1 with 512 GB SSD built into the computer. Coming more from a Windows and Linux background, it wasn't the operating system or Apple services that lured me to make the purchase but instead its small footprint in both size and presence. While the Mac Mini is a neat computer on its own, there are a couple tradeoffs. The negatives include fewer ports and the lack of ability to upgrade both memory and internal storage. I was afraid to turn this around, I was looking at unattractive cables to external devices spread across my desktop making that "small footprint" no more.

Industry Report Reveals 33% Plan to Deploy Wi-Fi 7 by 2024

London, UK, October 19th 2022: Wi-Fi 7 is emerging as one of the most important areas of investment in new connectivity technologies. That is one key finding from the latest cross-industry survey of service providers, technology vendors and enterprises by the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), the global industry body dedicated to improving Wi-Fi standards and services.