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Europe looks to set new rules for OTT in September
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Europe looks to set new rules for OTT in September

The European Commission is set to release new rules in September, which will aim to tighten up how OTT’s such as WhatsApp and Skype are regulated in the European markets, according to the Financial Times. How Over-the-top players are regulated has been a point of contention within the European markets […]

AI is getting there but still confusing…
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AI is getting there but still confusing…

Research from Narrative Science claims confusion over the definition of artificial intelligence is holding it back, although 62% of enterprise respondents believe it will be place by 2018, reports Telecoms.com. Although this is an encouraging statistic, the report also highlights there is confusion over the definition of the technology itself. […]

Intel digs deep into wallet to buy its way into AI game
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Intel digs deep into wallet to buy its way into AI game

Virtual reality may well have been capturing the imagination of the industry in recent months, but Intel’s $400 million of AI start-up Nervana highlights it’s not all fun and games, reports Telecoms.com. Having set its position as a leader in the data centre market and then largely missed out on […]

CMA ruling requires open API for banks to bring finances into single app
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CMA ruling requires open API for banks to bring finances into single app

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has released the final report from its retail banking market investigation enforcing widespread technological upgrades in some of the industry’s more traditional institutions, report Telecoms.com. The five person investigation committee, which was initially launched in November 2014, were required to decide whether features of […]

Google backs multi-cloud strategy with Orbitera purchase
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Google backs multi-cloud strategy with Orbitera purchase

Google has confirmed the acquisition of cloud commerce platform Orbitera, marking an alternative strategy to its main cloud rivals AWS and Microsoft, reports Telecoms.com. The Orbitera platform acts as a marketplace for cloud solutions which simplifies the way in which customers search and purchase products. The platform currently supports deploying […]

Media and comms growth fueled by telcos
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Media and comms growth fueled by telcos

Telcos have accounted for roughly 50% of growth in the media and communications industry, which stood at a £0.4 billion increase to £56 billion, a rise of 0.9%, reports Telecoms.com. According to Ofcom’s Communications Market Report 2016, the telco industry grew by £200 million over the course of 2015, which […]

AWS, Microsoft, Google and IBM continue cloud market dominance
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AWS, Microsoft, Google and IBM continue cloud market dominance

New research from Synergy states while the cloud market is growing at a healthy rate quarter-by-quarter, the four dominate cloud brands are continuing to pull away from the pack, controlled more market share month-by-month, reports Telecoms.com. Data from Synergy Research claims the four companies now collectively control more than 50% […]

Microsoft Azure to deliver 2016 Olympics
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Microsoft Azure to deliver 2016 Olympics

Microsoft has announced it has partnered with broadcaster NBC for its Azure cloud platform to help deliver cross-platform multi-streaming coverage of the 2016 Olympic Games, reports Telecoms.com. The Azure cloud platform will help NBC deliver more than 4,500 hours of coverage from the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games throughout August. […]