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    Last weekend, my family and I celebrated the ancient Midsummer holiday just like the majority of Swedes. And just like many Stockholmers, we left the city in favor of traditional Swedish feasts in the beautiful nature Swedish countryside. Once we arrived, my daughter commented on the fresh air, the absence of traffic and all the….

    Today, we are featuring a guest post from Fredrik Jejdling, President and Regional Head for Sub-Saharan Africa, Ericsson, published on the World Economic Forum’s Cities and Urbanisation blog. My family and I were recently stuck in moderate traffic in Sandton, Johannesburg, which led to a discussion between me and my kids about how traffic, and the way….

    Editor’s note: Today we are honored to introduce guest blogger Jose Luis Serrato, head of Operations in Region Latin America and Caribbean as well as President of Ericsson Mexico. He’s on his way to the World Economic Forum on Latin America as a delegate and submits a few thoughts here: I’ve been an Ericsson employee….

    Earth Hour 2015 took place on Saturday, March 28, between 8:30 and 9:30 pm local time around the world. The tagline for the global campaign was “Change Climate Change,” returning to the movement’s original focus to initiate citizen action on global warming. A day before the event, over 170 countries and territories had confirmed their….

    Smartphones are reaching critical mass, and people and devices are constantly generating data. Whether it is streaming a video, playing the latest game or making in-app purchases, user activity generates data about people’s needs and preferences, and the quality of their experiences. In a new white paper, Ericsson estimates that by 2018 each device will….

    We talk a lot about smart cities. Connected cars, connected buses and connected homes. Smart work, smart meters and smart education. E-health, e-services and e-government. But are smart cities actually sustainable cities? Does increased use of ICT automatically lead to improved environmental, economic and social conditions?