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Resideo becomes Zigbee Alliance board member

February 5, 2020

The Zigbee Alliance recently announced that Resideo Technologies, Inc. has joined its board. As part of the board, Resideo will work with other members on the Connected Home over IP project, which aims to simplify development for manufacturers and increase

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It’s official! Wesco is acquiring Anixter in US$4.5-billion deal

January 14, 2020

“The transformational combination of Wesco and Anixter will create a premier electrical and data communications distribution and supply chain services company.”

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Marie-Eve Poulin joins Dura-Line Canada’s sales team

January 9, 2020

Marie-Eve Poulin is the newest addition to Dura-Line Canada’s sales team, and will start in her new role on Jan. 20, 2020. Marie brings extensive experience in the Canadian telecommunications and conduit industry from both a sales and end user

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Wesco submits revised proposal to acquire Anixter for $97/share

January 8, 2020

Wesco International, a provider of electrical, industrial and communications MRO and OEM products, construction materials, advanced supply chain management and logistics services, has submitted a revised proposal to the board of directors of Anixter International to acquire the company for

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Deadline nears for IEEE World Forum paper submissions

December 16, 2019

The IEEE 6th World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT 2020) is now accepting Late Breaking News papers. The IEEE WF-IoT 2020 technical program will include oral and poster sessions, student paper contest, MSc/PhD Forum, demo sessions, special sessions and

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John H. Daniels named BICSI’s executive director and CEO

December 13, 2019

BICSI’s Board of Directors have announced that they have selected John H. Daniels as the association’s new executive director and CEO, effective January 1, 2020. “BICSI and the ICT industry is approaching a time of growth and opportunity,” said BICSI president-elect Todd

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Sobeys pilots Canada’s first intelligent shopping cart

November 20, 2019

Starting in late October, Sobeys began piloting the Sobeys Smart Cart, the first intelligent shopping cart, in its Glen Abbey location in Oakville, Ont. The technology-enhanced shopping cart was designed to improve the in-store experience, including one of the most

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BICSI announces 2020-21 board members

October 22, 2019

BICSI has announced its 2019 Board of Directors, following balloting that ended on Sept. 30, 2019. The five new Board members will serve two-year terms. The newly-elected Board members are Carol Everett Oliver, president-elect; David M. Richards, treasurer; Barry Shambrook,

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BIoT Canada welcomes new editor: Kavita!

September 10, 2019

Kavita Sabharwal-Chomiuk takes over editorial responsibilities for both BIoT Canada—“the intelligent buildings infrastructure magazine”—and Electrical Business Magazine.

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Whitepaper discusses 5G and cybersecurity issues

August 8, 2019

The 5G Americas publication defines the threats to 5G security and the ongoing standards development to keep it safe.