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Getting a Foot in the Door for Smart City Projects

Feb 22, 2021 |

The potential impact of smart city initiatives is colossal. PwC pegged it as a $2.5 trillion opportunity by 2025. But getting projects greenlit for long term deployment can be quite difficult, especially with budget shortfalls. Read more…

Hitching a Ride to the Edge with Akamai

Feb 4, 2021 |

The edge, according to marketers, is a magical place where nearly anything is possible. But for Akamai Technologies, the $18-billion company that put content delivery networks (CDNs) on the map during the dot-com boom, the rise of edge computing and 5G networks marks a significant shift in how data and business logic will be distributed and consumed in the future. Read more…

5G Chipmaker EdgeQ Gets Backing from Former Qualcomm CEO

Jan 26, 2021 |

EdgeQ, a Silicon Valley startup that’s building a customizable RISC-V system-on-a-chip (SoC) that includes a 5G modem, got a big boost today when it announced that former Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs has signed on as an advisor to the company. Read more…

2021 Predictions from the Edge and IoT

Jan 11, 2021 |

The Internet of Things (IoT) has been lurking on the edge of our networks and our consciousness for some time. With a substantial increase in bandwidth promised via 5G networks, the potential for businesses to seize a competitive advantage in 2021 is sizable. Read more…

Verizon Expands Deal with AWS for 5G Edge Platform

Jan 4, 2021 |

Verizon added Denver and Seattle to the list of cities that will be the recipients of a mobile edge computing (MEC) platform called 5G Edge that it co-developed with Amazon Web Services to accelerate data processing–including machine learning on GPUs–on the edge. Read more…

Chip Startup Merges AI, 5G at the Edge

Nov 17, 2020 |

The low-latency connectivity of 5G wireless is being combined with AI-based computing in an edge platform unveiled by a system-on-chip startup emerging from stealth mode.

Founded in 2018, EdgeQ surfaced this week with a $38.5 million funding round, bringing its venture funding total to $51 million. Read more…

When it Comes to Data Transfer, 5G is Just the Beginning

Nov 13, 2020 |

If ever there was a technology tailor made for the world we currently live in, it’s 5G. Everything we do seems based on the need for speed and connectivity. High bandwidth and low latency enables hospital employees working in remote ICUs to communicate with, and quickly send information back to, their main campuses. Read more…

Why Databases Are Needed on the Edge

Nov 11, 2020 |

The proliferation of smart devices and the IoT are putting pressure on developers to adopt more sophisticated processes to manage data. Some developers may prefer to continue using simpler file systems to keep track of data, while others want to outsource that responsibility to the cloud. Read more…

Larry Smarr: The Future of Distributed Computing Is Here

Aug 24, 2020 |

Larry Smarr may have stepped back from full-time work in the Computer Science and Engineering Department at the University of California, San Diego, but that doesn’t mean he’s slowing down. Read more…

5G is Driving the Acceleration of Customer Expectations

May 27, 2020 |

Fifth-generation wireless technology, more commonly known as 5G, promises download speeds of up to 100 times faster than 4G, all with dramatically lower latency. U.S. carriers are beginning to boast about the number of 5G markets in which they have rolled out 5G service. Read more…

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