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Xfinity takes out Ookla’s US broadband report

(Image: Ookla) The major city with the fastest fixed broadband in the United States is Kansas City, with the fastest state New Jersey, according to Ookla. Ookla’s 2018 US Fixed Report, published on Wednesday, measured speeds from 24.3 million unique users, 66.7 million samples, 115.5 million tests, and 3.2 million …

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Networking Tips for Those Who Seriously Dislike Networking

How do you network if you’re an introvert, or simply quiet and reserved? Patricia Lenkov of Agility Executive Search has the answer. By Patricia Lenkov If you don’t like networking, remember it’s quality over quantity. (Credit: Rawpixel on Unsplash) Truth be told, I am not a natural networker. But as …

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Acing The Art Of Networking [Infographic]

Networking is an art and it is essential for a young entrepreneur to master it. Networking doesn’t sound that hard. After all, how hard it can be hard to pitch in your idea, exchange contact information and find a potential buyer. It is not as easy as it sounds. If …

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Cisco to Acquire July Systems to Boost Intent-Based Networking – June 20, 2018

Cisco (CSCO – Free Report) recently announced it plans to acquire Burlingame, CA-based July Systems. The private company provides cloud-based mobile application platform.The financial terms have been kept under wraps. July Systems facilitates digitization of physical business enterprises with their subscription indoor location software service. The company’s flagship product, Proximity …

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NBN rips up 100Mbps fixed-wireless plans

(Screenshot: Chris Duckett/ZDNet) Australia’s National Broadband Network (NBN) company has killed off its plans to offer a 100/40Mbps fixed-wireless product, with NBN CEO Bill Morrow telling Senate Estimates on Thursday there is no economic case for it. “We killed it,” Morrow said. According to the CEO, while expanding capacity on …

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Making Time for Networking as a Working Parent

Executive Summary We all know networks are an important career asset. But it can be a challenge for working parents to make time for networking, since networks often seem to grow during after-hours activities — like after-work drinks, weekend off-sites, or far-away conferences. But there are ways that working parents can …

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