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The Line Between Commercial and Industrial Data Science

by Mark Bernardo, VP Global Services for GE Digital on December 14, 2017
The purpose, tasks, and required skillsets are dramatically different for data scientists and their work in commercial and industrial environments.
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Sports Tech Brings New Fan Experiences & Big Opportunities to Venues

by Andy Steen on December 14, 2017

We’ve all got firsthand experience in how technology constantly changes our lives, how we work and play. Play? Let’s zero

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FCC overturns current net neutrality rules amid commission, industry group protest

by Sean Buckley on December 14, 2017
As expected, the FCC has voted along party lines (3-2) to overturn the net neutrality rules during its December monthly meeting, bypassing calls from public interest and consumer groups as well as between FCC commissioners.
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Verizon wraps its acquisition of WideOpenWest’s Chicago fiber assets

by Sean Buckley on December 14, 2017
Verizon has completed its $225 million acquisition of WideOpenWest’s fiber network assets in Chicago, a deal that will help the service provider scale its network to accommodate wireline and its future 5G wireless deployments.
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TDS Telecom gets new leadership rank in order as Butman takes CEO position

by Sean Buckley on December 14, 2017
Now that Jim Butman is set to take on his new role as the CEO of TDS Telecom, the company revealed its new top management team.
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Preventing the Next Equifax, New Tactics Required

by Gary Bloom, CEO, MarkLogic on December 14, 2017
US regulators and companies can follow the lead of the EU, with its GDPR, to better protect consumer data while recognizing that the data belongs to the customer, not a company.
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Ribbon taps Hobbs to be CEO, President, replaces Dolan

by Sean Buckley on December 14, 2017
Ribbon Communications has named Fritz Hobbs, a director of the company, as its new President and CEO, replacing Ray Dolan who stepped down from leading the company.
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Analytics Lessons from the Sports Data Revolution

by Howard M. Cohen Contributing Writer on December 14, 2017
A new MIT program helps executives engage in guided strategic thinking to develop an analytics program through best practices from the sports industry.
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CenturyLink: FCC should continue to oversee interconnection agreements following net neutrality rule change

by Sean Buckley on December 13, 2017
CenturyLink wants the FCC to continue policing network interconnection agreements between providers for exchanging and carrying network traffic even if the regulator is successful at repealing current net neutrality rules.
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Rural providers pledge support for Pai’s net neutrality proposal

by Sean Buckley on December 13, 2017
A group of 63 smaller service providers, the majority of which serve rural areas, sent a letter to Congress asking members to support FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s proposal to overturn the current net neutrality rules based on Title II of the Communications Act.
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