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  • Valentine's feeling: first impression matters in dating as much as in advertising

    Lovers celebrating Valentine's Day tomorrow know it well. All it took was a first sight to know they were made for each other, and they might be right! Research shows that it takes less than a second to figure out such a match – but is it only true for dating? What about advertising?

    added by KISS 2 min Read
  • CW Member Ofcom appoints Simon Saunders as Director of Emerging Technology

    Ofcom has announced that Professor Simon Saunders will join Ofcom next month as Director of Emerging Technology.

    added by Ofcom 1 min Read
  • Restricting supply risks fanning the grey market - Steve Rawlins CEO Anglia Components Ltd.

    Restricting choice by limiting the franchised distribution network to a few global distributors does nothing to control the grey market. It just annoys customers and as a result can actually have the opposite to the intended effect.

    added by Anglia 2 min Read
  • CW Member O2 grows IoT offering with national LTE-M rollout for business

    Low-power technology will enable asset tracking and remote monitoring

    added by Telefonica O2 UK 2 min Read
  • CW Member Ofcom makes Dame Melanie Dawes their Chief Executive and is expected to be appointed Online Harms Regulator by Government

    On the same day that Ofcom announces the appointment of Dame Melanie Dawes as its CEO, they also release a response to today's Government announcement on Online Harms regulation.

    added by Ofcom 4 min Read
  • Key market trends that stood out in 2019

    Ollie Croft, Design Engineer and Business Development Representative at eg technology, talks about key market trends that stood out in 2019.

    added by eg technology Limited 3 min Read
  • 5G-ACIA develops global dialogue on industrial automation in Coventry, UK

    First-ever 5G-ACIA plenary and workshop in the UK in January 2020 150 UK and international stakeholders discuss the opportunities 5G offers to industry 5G-ACIA hosted by UK5G and WM5G The UK’s 5G and manufacturing sectors recently hosted the international 5G Alliance for Connected Industries and Automation’s (5G-ACIA) quarterly workshop at Coventry.

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  • CW Member Arm announces 480x uplift in ML performance on latest Cortex-M design

    New AI technology from Arm delivers unprecedented on-device intelligence for IoT

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  • CW Members (that would have been) at MWC 2020

    MWC is fast approaching. It’s the largest mobile event in the world, bringing together well over 2,000 companies to showcase the latest innovations and hot industry topics. GSMA are expecting well over 100,000 attendees to fill the halls and >1M business meetings to take place over the course of the week. For businesses looking to make their mark in the mobile sector, this is an event not to be missed!

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 4 min Read
  • CW Member Cambridge Consultants’ world-class designers recognized with two iF DESIGN AWARDS

    Breakthrough innovation specialist Cambridge Consultants has won two prestigious iF DESIGN AWARDS. The awards, in the professional concept category, are for Aalto, an injection device for rheumatoid arthritis patients, and Alma, a smart cooling case for injectable fertility drugs. These awards are the latest in a series of accolades for Cambridge Consultants’ team of world-class designers.

    added by Cambridge Consultants 2 min Read
  • What does the Coronavirus crisis mean for your business in China?

    Ting Zhang is Founder & CEO of, the first full-service platform dedicated bto helping businesses better engage with China. Known as “the Go-to Person for China”, Ting has 25+ years’ experience of UK-China international business, trade and investment. Here she shares what the Coronavirus crisis means for your business in China?

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  • CW Member Samsung has launched the AirDresser, a revolutionary way to care for clothes

    Samsung Electronics Ltd. has announced the launch of the AirDresser in the UK, a ground-breaking solution to some of clothing care’s most wearing problems.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • So, You Want to Build a Mobile App, What Next?

    This article explores the steps that need to be taken in the development of an effective mobile app strategy, including how to conduct the right market research to target the right audience segment, determining the device you are building the app and reaching out to mobile app development consultancies and services who can turn your idea into a reality.

    added by Coderus 5 min Read
  • The benefits of networks and networking

    Rouzet Agaiby, Head of Business Development at eg technology, discusses the benefits of networks and networking.

    added by eg technology Limited 2 min Read
  • Five ways digital marketers p*ss me off

    We’re a very digital marketing agency and our job as marketers is to strive for a seamless, pleasurable ‘user journey’ (UX) experience, from initial enquiries through to purchase and beyond. Lately, I’ve had some online experiences that are awful, and I feel sad for marketers – some in big companies – throwing good digital budget after bad. With so many devices, so many routes in and different needs, it can’t always be perfect, but we should aim high! So – onto things that p*ss me off:

    added by KISS 3 min Read
  • TikTok vs the rest of us

    Snapchat and Instagram feel like ageing figures from that distant era called the ‘2010s’ compared to the monumental rise of new social media platforms like TikTok. But just because it’s the latest and greatest trend to come out of the gen Z social media armoury, does this mean that as marketers, we need to be on it too? Absolutely not.

    added by KISS 2 min Read
  • The Coronavirus Epidemic – How Worried Should We Be?

    The current epidemic results from infection by a coronavirus, one of a family of viruses that infect the nose, sinuses, or upper throat. Infection causes illnesses that range from the common cold to pneumonia and severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). The virus is named after its characteristic shape, which under an electron microscope looks like a royal crown with bulbous protrusions around it.

    added by Plextek 3 min Read
  • CW Member CGI CGI in the UK named as a Top Employer 2020


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  • Analytics at the edge - Why IoT can’t end up the same as Big Data

    IoT has yet to deliver on its promises; if this is not one more technology doomed to disappear down the same path of failure as Big Data, IoT deployment needs a rethink. Peter Ruffley, CEO at Zizo, outlines the value of an edge analytics model that delivers both context and actionable insight from IoT.

    added by Zizo Software 2 min Read
  • IoT – there’s money to be made in data

    With the rise of IoT, businesses are capturing more data than ever before – but are they missing a trick when it comes to gaining additional value from that data? Great swathes of IoT data alone are not enough – from data context or business model, there is more to delivering value. Peter Ruffley, CEO at Zizo, explores the opportunities for monetising IoT data.

    added by Zizo Software 2 min Read
  • European Space Agency awards a contract for a terrestrial / satellite 5G tool kit to CW Member CGI

    The European Space Agency (ESA) is working with CGI (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A) to develop a tool-kit known as Carnot-Sat for Integrated Radio Planning of heterogeneous terrestrial/ satellite networks, which will enable network operators to quickly and efficiently design and optimise 5G networks with the use of satellites.

    added by CGI 2 min Read
  • CommAgility and NXP Collaborate for 5G New Radio platform

    CommAgility has collaborated with NXP® Semiconductors in connection with their recently-announced Layerscape® Access LA12XX Programmable Baseband Processors for 5G New Radio (NR).

    added by CommAgility 1 min Read
  • Top Providers of SDN Services

    As 5G networks become a reality, so too are the technologies that will enable operators to handle the gigantic expansion in data rates, data formats, devices and platforms that will ensue. Software Defined Networking (SDN) is one such simplifier of 5G. It is a distributed software management system that can automate processes and enable agile network control from a centralised location.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 4 min Read
  • CW Member Anritsu Introduces Industry’s First 43.5 GHz 1-port VNA Family

    Anritsu Corporation introduces the ShockLine™ MS46131A USB vector network analyzer (VNA), the industry’s first modular 1-port VNA that supports measurement frequencies up to 43.5 GHz. With 8 GHz and 20 GHz models also available in the series, the MS46131A brings cost and efficiency advantages to measuring antennas and other 1-port 5G devices at sub-6 GHz, as well as in the 28 GHz and 39 GHz millimeter wave (mmWave) bands. 

    added by Anritsu 1 min Read
  • Anglia unveils total battery pack service to support growth in untethered electronics

    Anglia today announced a total battery pack service, offering full design-in support on standard, customised and fully bespoke solutions based on primary or rechargeable cells in a choice of output voltages and capacities.

    added by Anglia 3 min Read
  • CW Member CGI helps utilities transition to a sustainable future grid by unlocking data insight and accelerating innovation

    Yesterday CGI launched its new OpenGrid360 solution to empower utility network owners and operators to address the demands of the decarbonized, decentralized and digitized energy market. The solution accelerates utilities' efforts to transform their power grids by providing more unified, accurate and real-time data. With this enhanced visibility, utilities can optimize operations, improve customer and workforce experiences, and create new revenue opportunities.

    added by CGI 2 min Read
  • CW Member O2 to further improve network service for customers using Open Radio Access Network (RAN) technology

    O2 has today announced a new Open Radio Access Network (O-RAN) project to help customers better utilise its network. O-RAN is an open and software-defined network technology that enables operators to broaden their number of network infrastructure partners in order to facilitate a better and more cost-effective network service for customers.

    added by Telefonica O2 UK 2 min Read
  • Deep Learning Tool Enables the Identification of Alkanes For Lubricants With Superior Physical Properties

    Deep learning tool Alchemite™ accurately predicts the physical properties of alkanes and will facilitate the development of new lubricants.

    added by Intellegens Limited 2 min Read
  • CW Member AstraZeneca’s ‘Ambition Zero Carbon’ strategy to eliminate emissions by 2025 and be carbon negative across the entire value chain by 2030

    The $1bn programme will include the launch of next-generation respiratory inhalers and a wide range of energy initiatives to reduce climate impact to zero

    added by AstraZeneca 4 min Read
  • Is Rakuten's network cloud-native, multi-vendor & fully virtualised?

    Guest blog by Matt Pooley, Virtualisation Practice Lead at STL Partners. Japanese new-entrant mobile operator Rakuten Mobile has made waves recently for its claims that it has built a cloud-native, multi-vendor 5G network. The hype is justified: this is a world first. But how true are these claims? And why does this matter?

    added by STL Partners 3 min Read
  • Anritsu “Your Partner for Limitless Connection” at Mobile World Congress 2020

    Anritsu will show advanced solutions supporting the latest 5G standards and network deployments at Mobile World Congress 2020 on Hall 6 Stand F40.

    added by Anritsu 2 min Read
  • Anglia signs leading M2M wireless module supplier

    Anglia has significantly strengthened its M2M wireless offering with the signing of a UK and Ireland distribution agreement with SIMCom Wireless Solutions Co., Ltd, one of the world’s leading suppliers of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) wireless modules and solutions.

    added by Anglia 3 min Read
  • CW Member Qualcomm Launches Three New Snapdragon Mobile Platforms to Address Ongoing Demand for 4G Smartphones

    Enabling Extraordinary Gaming and Entertainment, Advanced Connectivity Features, and Next-Generation Artificial Intelligence

    added by Qualcomm Technologies International 1 min Read
  • CW Member Arm's Mali-G77 GPU named Best Processor IP in The Linley Group’s Analysts’ Choice Awards

    Today, Arm has announced that the Arm Mali-G77 GPU has been named the winner of the Best Processor IP category in The Linley Group’s Analysts’ Choice Awards 2019.

    added by Arm 1 min Read
  • Multi-award-winning cofinitive rockets to 2nd position in prestigious ‘Image Makers’ rankings

    We are absolutely thrilled to announce that cofinitive has rocketed to 2nd position in the 2020 ‘Image Makers’ rankings in Business Weekly’s coveted New Year Honours list.

    added by Cofinitive 2 min Read
  • CW Member Anglian Water to trial fibre-optic cables to find hidden leaks in water mains

    Anglian Water engineers are once again pushing the boundaries of engineering innovation as they begin a trial using fibre optic cables to detect leaks in their water pipe network.

    added by Anglian Water 2 min Read
  • Hydrogen will clean up the planet and bees will check we're doing it!

    Stephen Starkie, Group Lead, Software, at eg technology, discusses how hydrogen could clean up the planet and bees will check we are doing it.

    added by eg technology Limited 4 min Read
  • CEO Mark Thomas Graduates From Goldman Sachs Leadership Course

    Our CEO, Mark Thomas recently graduated from the 10,000 Small Business Programme at his Goldman Sachs Graduation in Oxford. We caught up with him to ask him a few questions about his return to University.

    added by Coderus 3 min Read
  • CW Launches Community Survey with Annual Report

    Please take this opportunity to share your thoughts on what you would like CW to do more of, and what we need to improve!

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • Anritsu's Wireless Connectivity Test Set Now Supports IEEE 802.11ax

    Anritsu Corporation introduces a new option for its Wireless Connectivity Test Set MT8862A to support the latest IEEE 802.11ax.

    added by Anritsu 1 min Read
  • Anglia expands with Hirose and removes MOQ

    Anglia today announced that it has significantly expanded its inventory profile on HIROSE interconnect products and is offering all parts with no minimum order quantity (MOQ) in order to further support designers and SME manufacturers in the UK.

    added by Anglia 2 min Read
  • Your 2020 essentials – trust and truth

    Our hectic, 24-hour lifestyles have inevitably led to an increase in the number of stories required to keep up with our constantly ‘switched on’ demands, and unfortunately fewer people to produce those stories. This has unsurprisingly resulted in ‘less than accurate’ content being shared across different platforms. Add ‘fake news’ to the mix, and a multitude of channels to communicate across, and there was always going to be a consequence: a complete lack of trust and the rise of ‘mis and disinformation’.

    added by KISS 2 min Read
  • J A Kemp Appoints Biotechnology and Life Sciences Partner

    J A Kemp LLP has appointed Dr Ian MacLeod as a Partner in its London office.

    added by J A Kemp LLP 1 min Read
  • CW Members Smarten Mobility at CES 2020

    The annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is one of the largest and craziest technology events of the year. Innovators from across the world come together to demonstrate what our lives could be like in the future, and this year that future included a lot of robots, talk about 5G, content delivery and most prominently for many of CW’s members, smart mobility.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • CW Member Nokia Highlights Momentum with 63 Commercial 5G Deals

    Nokia today announced that it had reached 63 commercial 5G contracts worldwide, positioning it as a global leader in the delivery of end-to-end 5G solutions. The figure includes customers such as AT&T, KDDI, Korea Telecom, LG Uplus, NTT DOCOMO, O2, SK Telecom, SoftBank, Sprint, STC, T-Mobile US, Verizon, Vodafone Italy and Zain Saudi from key 5G early adopter and progressive markets.

    added by Nokia 2 min Read
  • Plextek Joins ARM Mbed Partnership to Support IoT Innovation

    Innovation and design consultancy Plextek has joined the Arm® Pelion™ and Mbed™ Partner Ecosystem, a growing group of leading embedded and cloud companies, component manufacturers, system integrators and OEMs committed to driving innovation in IoT.

    added by Plextek 1 min Read
  • Panasonic presents distribution award to Anglia

    Panasonic Industry Europe named Anglia Components as its Regional Distributor of the Year at the recent distribution conference in Garmisch, Germany in recognition of its strong sales growth and design in activity. This is the second occasion Anglia has been presented with the award, an exceptional achievement amongst Panasonic’s network of regional distributors in Europe.

    added by Anglia 2 min Read
  • Young, black, working class and female – and not in that order!

    Society has so many misconceptions surrounding different demographics, and as a young, black, working-class female I sometimes feel like I’m in never ending battles made up of stereotypes, myths and restrictions – particularly in the workplace!

    added by KISS 4 min Read
  • Measuring, Analysing and Implementing Environmental or Financial Improvements with Home Automation

    Analysing and implementing Smart Home Automation Devices and Technology has proven to significantly lower costs in the home, including heating and energy costs, with huge savings on annual heating and electricity bills.

    added by Coderus 3 min Read
  • CW Member Qualcomm Introduces Car-to-Cloud Service for Over-the-Air Vehicle Updates and On-Demand Services & Features

    Secure, Connected-Car Services and Lifecycle Management Allows for Vehicle Feature Update and Upgrades Throughout Product Lifecycle

    added by Qualcomm Technologies International 3 min Read
  • Plextek Wins Defence and Security Accelerator Contracts to Defend Against Hostile Drones

    Plextek-DTS (Defence Technology Solutions) has been awarded two contracts under the £2 million Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) competition to develop new capabilities to detect, disrupt, and defeat the hostile and malicious use of drones.

    added by Plextek 1 min Read
  • ‘tis the season to be jolly. And we’ve lots to be jolly about after a great Q4

    It's been a busy time for the cofinitive team, take a look at some of our highlights from the final three months of 2019.

    added by Cofinitive 3 min Read
  • Christmas ads 2019: A KISS review

    With the BIG day in just two days, the KISS team gathered around the TV, fought for a spot on the sofa and popped open a bottle of bubbly to vote for their favourite Christmas advert of 2019.

    added by KISS 3 min Read
  • Keeping your networks optimised and preparing for 5G

    Seasons Greetings from the Chronos team. We are closed over the holiday period from Friday 20th December until Thursday 2nd January 2020. Our customers with Support Contracts will receive support as usual throughout the holiday period.

    added by Chronos Technology 1 min Read
  • Are we measuring the right things?

    As leaders and company owners we spend quite a lot of time measuring things like gross revenues, margins and operating costs, or costs of sales. But are we measuring the right things? We try to encourage clients to think wider than this, and frankly at KISS I think we need to try harder ourselves sometimes.

    added by KISS 1 min Read
  • The Importance of Internships

    Helen Coppen, Director at eg technology, discusses why internships are important. Finding the right job for a graduate at the end of their course can be a challenge. Competition is strong with many graduates vying for limited places on coveted graduate programmes and for graduate positions. What sets a graduate apart in the eyes of a potential employer is that all important work experience in industry.

    added by eg technology Limited 2 min Read
  • Intellegens is one of 10 startups selected for the ATI Boeing Accelerator to boost UK innovation in Aerospace

    Intellegens, a Cambridge tech start-up with a unique Artificial Intelligence toolset that can train deep neural networks from sparse or noisy data, has been selected to be part of the ATI Boeing Accelerator  programme. 

    added by Intellegens Limited 3 min Read
  • Most Contagious 2019: Sustainable global consumption

    At my recent visit to Most Contagious 2019, I wasn’t expecting global consumption to be the emerging trend of the day, however this was a topic that came up time and time again at one of the UK’s biggest marketing conferences.

    added by KISS 2 min Read
  • 2019 - A year of CW

    With 2019 and the current decade drawing to a close, we take a fond look back on all that CW has accomplished during the year that the first-ever image of a black hole was unveiled and the seventh in line of succession, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, was born to Prince Harry & Meghan Markle.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 7 min Read
  • Helping visually impaired people to navigate indoor spaces

    Cambridge Consultants and Waymap have created a unique smartphone service that helps visually impaired people to navigate through complex indoor spaces, such as public transport hubs.

    added by Cambridge Consultants 2 min Read
  • Intel acquires Artificial Intelligence chipmaker Habana Labs

    Combination Advances Intel’s AI Strategy, Strengthens Portfolio of AI Accelerators for the Data Center.

    added by Intel 3 min Read
  • Helping visually impaired people to navigate indoor spaces

    Breakthrough innovation specialist Cambridge Consultants has partnered with Waymap to create a unique smartphone service that helps visually impaired people to navigate through complex indoor spaces, such as public transport hubs. The service provides audio instructions to help the user to reach their destination with accuracy to within a single footstep. Crucially, there is no dependency on unreliable GPS signals or requirement to install specialist navigation equipment. The ultimate mission is to provide independence, confidence and freedom of travel to millions of blind and visually impaired people.

    added by Cambridge Consultants 2 min Read
  • Three little words

    Get Brexit Done BBC research shows that this was by far the single most powerful message retained by voters from the UK elections this month, and like Saatchi’s (in)famous ‘Labour isn’t Working’ poster from 1979 this single communications strategy won it, despite it being misleading.

    added by KISS 2 min Read
  • Anglian Water completes biggest solar energy project to date

    Water company’s largest solar array at Jaywick goes live.

    added by Anglian Water 2 min Read
  • PA Consulting and Codibly partner on digital technology and innovation offering for US energy and utilities companies

    PA Consulting (PA), the consultancy that’s bringing ingenuity to life, has partnered with Codibly, a European technology and consulting company, to help US energy and utilities clients leverage digital technology and innovations to deliver clean, reliable and affordable energy.

    added by PA Consulting Group 1 min Read
  • Brand ambassadors – a dose of authenticity

    As I contemplate today’s results, one number stood out to me during the UK election campaign : voter registrations spiked by 236 percent on the final day, and a huge number were aged under 34. Grime artist Stormzy’s final-day tweets probably helped and this got me thinking about the power of endorsement, its strengths and weaknesses.

    added by KISS 2 min Read
  • ANSYS Granta, Intellegens, and University of Birmingham Secure Funding to Improve Battery Metrics with Artificial Intelligence

    A collaboration between ANSYS Granta, Cambridge AI start-up Intellegens, and the University of Birmingham has secured funding from the Faraday Battery Challenge to optimise the battery manufacturing processes helping ensure the UK leads the world in the transition to a low carbon economy.

    added by Intellegens Limited 4 min Read
  • Intel research identifies digital skills gap slowing Industry 4.0

    Intel released the results of a new study today, “Accelerate Industrial,” that represents the most comprehensive view of Industry 4.0, the digital transformation of the manufacturing sector.

    added by Intel 2 min Read
  • E-bikes, audiobooks and industrial 5G among technology, media and telecoms predictions for 2020

    Deloitte predicts that over 130 million e-bikes will be sold globally between 2020 and 2023;

    added by Deloitte LLP 5 min Read
  • Ofcom awards four new community radio licences

    Ofcom has today announced the award of four new community radio licences in England, Scotland and Wales.

    added by Ofcom 1 min Read

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