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Re-Imagining The Network

Communication networks are evolving to keep pace with increasing consumer needs and business demands. We’ve already experienced the progressive jumps from 1G to 4G wireless networks and 5G is looming in the not-too-distant future. But 5G is much more than 4G plus 1. In the manner of an evolutionary leap, 5G technologies and ICT networks […]

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New Software Solutions For Streamlining Maritime Operations

A new software application designed to make reporting obligations for shipping operators simpler and more cost effective has been developed through the FP7-funded EMAR project. The new system, called i-Ship, connects vessels, operators and reporting authorities together in a collaborative web-based reporting system that offers greater clarity and speed. The system achieves this by providing […]

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Ethical Questions Around Vetting Candidates On Social Media During Recruitment

A recent article in the Journal of Applied Communication Research discusses the practice of cybervetting potential employees online as part of the recruitment process. Is such surveillance an unethical invasion of privacy? Or, is it simply a way for employers to enhance their review of formal credentials to ensure a good person-environment fit? The authors […]