Huawei chief touts 5G progress

first_img Previous ArticleChina Telecom calls for 5G collaborationNext ArticleBT CTIO cautions on convergence complexity Steve Costello 5GHuawei HomeMBBFORUM18 – News Huawei chief touts 5G progress Tags Related Steve works across all of Mobile World Live’s channels and played a lead role in the launch and ongoing success of our apps and devices services. He has been a journalist…More Read more AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInLinkedInShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to MoreAddThisMore 20 NOV 2018 center_img Cloud and 5G bring the reality to AR and VR Author LIVE FROM HUAWEI GLOBAL MBB FORUM 2018, LONDON: Ken Hu, Huawei’s rotating chairman (pictured), kicked off this year’s event by providing an update on the path to 5G, stating the technology will deliver a revolution which will “bring new power to all ICT technologies, and trigger sweeping changes in business”.In the opening keynote, the executive said: “Generally speaking, the progress of the 5G network deployment is much faster than we expected 12 months ago. From every angle, 5G is ready: it is ready to use, standards are ready, and end-to-end solutions including the network equipment and devices are ready too. And the commercial deployment has started.”“At Huawei alone, we have shipped more than 10,000 5G base stations to Europe, the Middle East and China.” In total, 154 operators are testing 5G in 66 countries.“More importantly, the demand is here,” Hu said, noting that the most immediate use case is for fixed wireless access (which the vendor calls WTTx).“Right now there are 230 WTTx networks in the world, and they are using 4G networks to connect many homes. The business model for WTTx is mature and these networks are ready for 5G,” he said.5G transformationsHu also outlined five fundamental changes that will come alongside 5G. It will turn connectivity into a platform, providing seamless, ubiquitous and limitless connectivity for all people and things. And being online and connected “will be the default for everything”.Through the availability of high-speed connectivity, the cloud will provide massive computing power with instant transfer speeds and near-zero lag. This will mean intelligence is available on-demand, everywhere, creating new business models like Huawei’s Cloud X concept, with devices boosted by “inexhaustible cloud-based resources”.Devices will be redefined, as artificial intelligence (AI) turns them from “plug and play to plug and think”, with the ability to understand users more efficiently and interact in more natural ways: “I hope that we will see many new form factors with 5G devices, and we can expect many disruptions to existing electronic devices,” he said.And finally, 5G will enable a seamless experience, with Hu noting the current user experience is fragmented: “For example, when we go from our home, to the car, to the office, to the airport, our online experience doesn’t really travel with us. But in future, with 5G, the network will travel with you; your service and applications will travel with you, and your experience [will be] seamless. We believe that this kind of seamless experience will be fundamental to converging the digital and physical worlds”.CooperationOf course, there are still some barriers which need to be addressed around 5G network deployment. Availability of spectrum and challenges with site resources are at the forefront.“We believe 5G will make a big contribution to our society and it will be great if all of the stakeholders can work together to overcome all of those barriers. We need a joint effort,” he said. Subscribe to our daily newsletter Back Tapping digital to maximise progress on SDGs MBBFORUM18 – News Three UK: From building capacity to sci-filast_img read more

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Social Science PhD Fellowships, Univ. of Amsterdam

first_img LinkedIn 0 Similar Stories Pocket Tweet Share 0 +1 Social Science PhD Fellowships, Univ. of Amsterdam Deadline: 29 October 2013 (urban studies PhD fellowships) and 30 October 2013 (political science fellowship)Open to: candidates with a Master’s degree in relevant fieldsFellowship: €2,000 – €2,664 gross salary per monthDescriptionThe Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR) unites all social science research of the University of Amsterdam. The research programme focuses on the functioning of contemporary societies and their interrelationships from historical, comparative and empirical perspectives. They are currently offering several PhD Fellowships for eligible candidates.1. PhD Fellowship in Political Science at the Faculty of Social & Behavioural SciencesThe PhD project is part of a grant financed by the U.S. Department of Defense Minerva Initiative for the project ‘Political Reach, State Fragility, and the Incidence of Maritime Piracy and Pirate Organizations, 1993-2012.’ The project proposes new theoretical explanations of maritime piracy, collects data on the incidence of piracy and the characteristics of pirate organizations, and uses advanced quantitative methods to conduct empirical analyses.The full-time appointment will be for a period of three years (12 months plus a further 24 months contingent on a satisfactory performance during the first year) at 38 hours per week, starting 1 January 2014. Salary will be €2,000 gross per month.EligibilityCandidates must possess a completed Master’s degree in political science, international relations, economics, development studies, or other related subject; and good skills in research methods, quantitative methods, and data management. Additional desirable qualifications include experience with Geographic Information Systems and a background in conflict research or the study of criminal organizations.ApplicationApplications should be sent electronically to [email protected] by 30 October 2013. They should comprise (in one single PDF file) a letter of motivation, a full CV, grades obtained in the Master’s degree, contact information for three references, and a research statement of maximum 3,000 words.Questions about the project should be directed to: Dr. Ursula Daxecker at [email protected] See the official call for applications HERE for further details.2. Four PhD candidates for research project Public-Private Security AssemblagesIn cities across the world, people increasingly rely on a broad range of interconnected security providers: police, uniformed security guards, voluntary neighbourhood watches, or armed vigilantes. These different actors, who both compete and collaborate in securing urban spaces and populations, are central to public-private ‘security assemblages’. The PhD candidates will be based in Amsterdam and conduct up to twelve months of fieldwork in one of the following cities: Jerusalem, Miami, Nairobi or Recife.The candidate’s tasks will include: conducting focused ethnographic field research, possibly including quantitative survey research; writing and completing a PhD dissertation within four years; participating in the AISSR or CERES PhD program; 10% teaching; collaborating with supervisors and peers in research and publications; and participating in conferences, workshops, seminars and other scholarly activities.Salary will be €2,083 to €2,664 gross per month, based on 38 hours per week. The starting date for the appointment will be 1 February 2014. The full-time appointment is initially for a period of one year; contingent on satisfactory performance it will be extended by a maximum of three additional years leading to the completion of a PhD. EligibilityPhD candidates should have the following credentials: a Master’s degree in a social science discipline such as anthropology, human geography or sociology; relevant fieldwork experience; ideally in Jerusalem, Miami, Nairobi or Recife and/or on topics related to security, crime, citizenship and governance. Ethnographic experience is considered an advantage; excellent written and spoken English; linguistic skills relevant to the research location; and ability and interest to work in a team.ApplicationApplications should be sent electronically to Barbara Lawa at [email protected] by 29 October 2013. They should comprise a letter of motivation, a full CV, grades obtained in the Master’s degree, and a research statement of maximum 2,000 words.For more information please contact Dr. Rivke Jaffe at [email protected] and see the official call for applications HERE.3. PhD candidate for research project Visual Culture and Criminal IconizationThe PhD position is part of the NWO research project ‘The Popular Culture of Illegality: Criminal Authority and the Politics of Aesthetics in Latin America and the Caribbean’. This project will study the popular music, visual culture and material culture through which the socio‐political authority of criminal organizations is produced.The candidate’s tasks will include: conducting focused visual analysis in concert with ethnographic methods; writing and completing a PhD dissertation within four years; participating in the AISSR or CERES PhD program;10% teaching; collaborating with supervisors and peers in research and publications; participating in conferences, workshops, seminars and other scholarly activities.Salary will be €2,083 to €2,664 gross per month, based on 38 hours per week. The starting date for the appointment will be 1 February 2014. The full-time appointment is initially for a period of one year; contingent on satisfactory performance it will be extended by a maximum of three additional years leading to the completion of a PhD.EligibilityThe PhD candidate should have the following credentials: a Master’s degree in visual culture studies or a related field (e.g. anthropology, cultural studies, cultural geography or art history); relevant research experience; ethnographic fieldwork experience is considered an advantage; excellent written and spoken English; and ability and interest to work in a team.ApplicationApplications should be sent electronically to Barbara Lawa at [email protected] by 29 October 2013. They should comprise a letter of motivation, a full CV, grades obtained in the Master’s degree, and a research statement of maximum 2,000 words.For more information please contact Dr. Rivke Jaffe at [email protected] and see the official call for applications HERE. 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83 Year-old Gives $25,000 After Watching Sheriff’s Screening of Anti-Gay Bullying Film

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMoreWhen the Broward Sheriff’s Office held a town hall-style screening of the anti-gay bullying documentary film ‘Bullied: a Student, a School and a Case that Made History,’ they hoped to change a few minds and attitudes.They got all that, and a check, to boot. 83-year-old Leonard Solomon stood up and announced he was giving $25,000 to fight hate crimes and bullying.“The movie made me realize the size of the bullying problem,” the retired Fort Lauderdale resident explained. “There was a lot that struck me about it -– the lawsuit, how lax the school administration was. I knew I wanted to get involved.”(READ the story, and view the film’s trailer at Huffington Post)Photo by Sun StarAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMorelast_img read more

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Heavy rainfall affecting Dominica

first_imgLocalNews Heavy rainfall affecting Dominica by: – April 18, 2013 La Plaine river overflowing its banks. Photo credit: Facebook ProfileAlthough the 2013 hurricane season has not yet commenced, several villages are being affected by heavy rainfall associated with a trough system. The Dominica Meteorological Service has advised that the trough system will continue to cause cloudiness, showers and possible isolated thunderstorms mainly across the central portion of the island chain during the next 24 to 48 hours.Residents in areas prone to flooding, land/mudslides and falling rocks should remain vigilant. There have been reports of landslides in Bagatelle and flooding in La Plaine.The hurricane season commences on June 1st and meteorologists have already called for citizens to begin preparations.The World Meteorological Organization released the 2013 Atlantic Basin tropical cyclone names At its thirty-fifth (35th) session of the Regional Association (RA) IV Hurricane Committee was held in Willemstad, Curacao from 8 to 12 April 2013.The names are:• Andrea• Barry• Chantal• Dorian• Erin• Fernand• Gabrielle• Humberto• Ingrid• Jerry• Karen• Lorenzo• Melissa• Nestor• Olga• Pablo• Rebekah• Sebastien• Tanya• Van• WendyAt that meeting, the name ‘SANDY’ was retired from the official list of Atlantic Basin tropical cyclone names due to the extreme impacts it caused from Jamaica and Cuba to the North east United States in October 2012.Storm names are reused every six years for both the Atlantic and eastern North Pacific basins. Whenever a storm is so devastating that the future use of the name would be insensitive or confusing, the WMO hurricane committee may retire the name. The name will be replaced with “SARA” beginning in 2018.Dominica Vibes News Sharing is caring! Share 27 Views   no discussionscenter_img Tweet Share Sharelast_img read more

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Former OF Nick Swisher Disses the Indians to TMZ – Says Baseball Needs Cubs to Win World Series More

first_img Related TopicsCubsIndiansNick SwisherWorld Series Matt Loede has been a part of the Cleveland Sports Media for over 21 years, with experience covering Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association, the National Football League and even high school and college events. He has been a part of the Cleveland Indians coverage since the opening of Jacobs/Progressive Field in 1994, and spent two and a half years covering the team for 92.3 The Fan, and covers them daily for Associated Press Radio. You can follow Matt on Twitter HERE. Matt Loedecenter_img Well, well – Mr.Ohio – aka former Indians OF Nick Swisher may be showing his true colors, stating that he thinks it’s better for baseball if the Cubs rally from down three to two to win the World Series instead of the Indians.Yes, the guy that got paid a lot of money to do very little over his time with the Tribe, told TMZ that he thinks baseball would benefit more with a Cubs comeback than if his old team won their first World Series in 68 years.“I just think it would be good for baseball if the Cubbies pulled this thing out,” Swisher told TMZ. “I have so many good friends on Cleveland’s team and wish them good luck.”Doesn’t sound like it Nick.In 46 games with the Braves this season, Swisher hit .195 with four homers and 17 RBI. Here’s the video of Swisher yapping on at LAX to TMZ last_img read more

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Kelleher stars at Green Valley

first_img2nd Alan Thomas (5) 31pts3rd Lawrence Lee (14) 31ptsDivision 21st Ted Senior (16) 33pts2nd Chris Plona (36) 30pts3rd Billy Allan (21) 29ptsWhen Kwon Young-Jun’s name was called out as being the winner of A Flight he sprang from the crowd and smothered the Emcee in soggy kisses and gave him an unbreakable bear hug. A happy winner indeed!In division two it was a lot quieter and a more reserved as Ted Senior took out first place with a mere 33 points. He didn’t have much opposition though as second place only scored thirty and third twenty-nine.Tuesday, Feb. 19, Green Valley – StablefordDivision 11st Andy Kelleher (10) 40pts2nd Paul Durkan (07) 37pts3rd Paul West (12) 37ptsDivision 21st Will Doc (14) 36pts2nd Arnold Jones (14) 31pts3rd Jakob Skadegaard (19) 31ptsToday Andy Kelleher impressed his playing partners with a brilliant display of his golfing ability. Andy posted two solid nines of 20 and finished with 40 points overall for a much deserved top spot.In division two Will Doc brought home the bacon with 36 points, smashing his closest rivals by a massive five shots. The Doc was unaccustomed to being in division two but with the utmost gratitude, accepted the split and the subsequent prize money.Wednesday, Feb. 20, Crystal Bay – StablefordDivision 11st Ian Bell (8) 39pts2nd Peter Park (4) 36pts3rd Alan Thomas (5) 35ptsDivision 21st Bruce Berriman (16) 41pts2nd Frank Hughes (21) 37pts3rd Vinnie Connellan (16) 36ptsWe had some very mixed reports about the condition of Crystal Bay, whilst some players enjoyed the course and the layout; the majority of the players were not impressed.One person who wasn’t fazed by the conditions was Ian Bell who smashed his way to victory with an unbeatable 39 points and took pride of place in division one. Over in division two Bruce Berriman AKA “Angry Ant” was also undeterred by the state of play and took the course apart with an incredible 41 points.Thursday, Feb. 21, Phoenix – StablefordDivision 11st Mike Rushant (11) 39pts2nd Brady Roades (11) 35pts3rd Paul Durkan (7) 33ptsDivision 21st Frank Courtney (19) 38pts2nd Brian Munnings (22) 37pts3rd Suresh Mehta (20) 36ptsMike Rushant knows Phoenix like the back of his hand and last week he took out the number one spot here with thirty-nine points. Today he posted the exact same score and once again secured the victory.In division two it was Frank Courtney who only just managed to stay clear of the strong finishing Brian Munnings. Having secured twenty two points on the front nine Frank was feeling very confident; however on the turn he encountered the “Eebee Jeebee’s” and just managed to scramble over the line with a very credible 38 points.Friday, Feb. 22, Burapha – StablefordDivision 11st Alan Thomas (5) 39pts2nd Paul Durkan (8) 39pts3rd Brady Roades (11) 38ptsDivision 21st John Welch (32) 37pts2nd Derek Thorogood (16) 36pts3rd Brian Munnings (21) 36ptsThis week the tees here were so far forward it was driver, wedge to most of the par fours and all the par five’s were reachable in two for the single figure handicaps.It took a countback which went down to the last three holes to determine a winner in A flight but when the dust had settled Alan Thomas emerged the victor. In division two it was the man with the shots, John Welch, who used them wisely and scored an impressive 37 points to claim today’s honours.Saturday, Feb. 23, Plutaluang – Stableford1st Chris Plona (36) 40pts2nd Stew Grant (21) 38pts3rd Paul Colfar (03) 33ptsWhat do you call someone who plays off a 36 handicap and shoots 40 points? Answer “Sir” because he’s probably pointing a gun at you and wearing a mask. Chris Plona posted a score better than his handicap today and finished two shots clear of the oldest teenager in Pattaya, young Stew Grant. Andy Kelleher & Kwon Young-Jun.The Traveller’s Rest Golf GroupMonday, Feb. 18, The Emerald – StablefordDivision 11st Kwon Young-Jun (12) 36ptslast_img read more

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