The industrial internet is a term that can easily sound misleading. For most, it is industry plus the internet. However, the fact is that the traditional internet as an instrument cannot meet the high requirements of industries. The massive amount of data processing needed for the smooth functioning of various company-related operations cannot afford a lag in connectivity at any cost. New technologies such as IoT, edge computing, machine learning and AI, which are incorporated into industrial operations, generate a high volume of unstructured data that needs efficient sorting to derive genuine value from it. Thus, the industrial internet provides a breakthrough option for new development in the industry sector.

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Oliver Tuszik has been announced as the next president of Cisco Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). With over 10 years of experience at Cisco, Tuszik most recently held the position of senior vice president of the Cisco Global Partner Sales and Routes to Market business, where he supported Cisco's expansive global ecosystem of partners and advocated for customer needs.

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Telecommunication services are crucial during emergencies, and to be well-prepared, the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) recently conducted an Emergency Response Committee Meeting to review its Telecom Emergency Response Plan. This plan aims to prevent possible disruptions and ensure that the TRA and the industry can work together to maintain the continuity of telecommunication services during emergencies.

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Communications service providers (CSPs) face a host of barriers — accessing high-quality data, for example — that impede their ability to effectively deploy AI, which could improve network and service operations, according to new research commissioned by Nokia and conducted by Analysys Mason.

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In 2022, the world witnessed a groundbreaking shift in Artificial Intelligence (AI) with the introduction of consumer-facing applications like ChatGPT. This marked the emergence of Generative AI, a paradigm shift that has the potential to transform the relationship between humans and technology.

Read more: From Algorithms to Dollars: The Battle to Commercialize Generative AI

Have you ever received a call from a kidnapper demanding money to bring your daughter back to you while hearing her scream in the background? Or maybe someone impersonates a close friend and asks you to meet in an unfamiliar location? As implausible as these scenarios sound, with artificial intelligence, nothing is impossible, even accurate, if potentially troubling, voice cloning.

Read more: Caution Ahead: Exploring the Benefits and Dangers of AI Voice Cloning

Fortinet®, the global cybersecurity leader driving the convergence of networking and security, announced the latest semiannual Global Threat Landscape Report from FortiGuard Labs. In the first half of 2023, FortiGuard Labs observed a decline in organizations detecting ransomware, significant activity among advanced persistent threat (APT) groups, a shift in MITRE ATT&CK techniques used by attackers, and much more. In addition to the highlights below, readers can find the full analysis by reading the H1 2023 Global Threat Landscape Report.

Read more: FortiGuard Labs: Rise in Attack Impact Overshadows Decline in Ransomware Detection

stc Group, an engine of digital transformation in the MENA region, announces that iot squared, a joint venture between the Public Investment Fund (PIF) and stc Group, is completing a highly successful first year since its establishment by signing a binding agreement to acquire 100% of Machinestalk, a pioneer provider of IoT solutions and applications in Saudi Arabia. The acquisition will accelerate iot squared's growth and solidify its position as the leading provider of IoT solutions in the region.

Read more: iot squared Climbs to New Heights With Machinestalk Acquisition

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