Category: Networking

Mobility, Networking, Tech

Why Apple Waiting Until 2020 for a 5G iPhone Makes Sense

December 3, 2018

Via: Fortune

Apple has decided to wait until at least 2020 to offer an iPhone with 5G connectivity, according to a new report. And if that’s true, you’ll be happy it did. Earlier on Monday, Bloomberg cited industry sources who said Apple […]

Federal, Networking, Policy, Tech

Federal Auction of 5G Airwaves Gets Off to a Slow Start. Here’s Why

November 14, 2018

Via: Fortune

The latest federal airwave license auction got off to a slow start on Wednesday, with initial bids in the first round totaling just $36 million and about one-third of the licenses getting no opening bid at all. Still, it’s just […]

Networking, Tech

What Is the ‘Paris Call?’ Google and Microsoft Back Emmanuel Macron’s New Plan to Protect the Internet

November 12, 2018

Via: Fortune

Tech giants including Alphabet and Microsoft are reportedly backing a call for greater online regulation targeting everything from cyber-attacks and election interference to intellectual property theft and barriers to Internet access. The initiative, known as the “Paris Call for Trust […]

Networking, Tech

AT&T steps up copyright enforcement, kicks customers off network

November 7, 2018

Via: ArsTechnica

AT&T is terminating the broadband service of more than a dozen customers who were accused multiple times of copyright infringement, according to a report by Axios today. “It’s the first time AT&T has discontinued customer service over piracy allegations since […]

Federal, Networking, Policy, Tech

Trump Sets Out to Apply His America First Approach to 5G Wireless

October 26, 2018

Via: Fortune

U.S. President Donald Trump issued a presidential memorandum Thursday calling on various government agencies to develop a “sustainable spectrum strategy.” The memorandum says “it is imperative that America be first in fifth-generation (5G) wireless technologies.” In practical terms, it requires […]

Networking, Software, Tech

The Failure of GE’s Digital Transformation

May 24, 2018

Via: Fortune

It is painful, but necessary, to read about failure in business. By any measure the decline of General Electric these past months is an epic fail for the ages. Fortune’s Geoff Colvin should know. He repeatedly profiled the storied industrial […]

Networking, Tech

Nokia buys SpaceTime Insight to expand IoT, machine learning, analytics portfolio

May 7, 2018

Via: ZDnet

Nokia is building out its Internet of things portfolio and ability to target the transportation and energy industries via the acquisition of SpaceTime Insight. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. Nokia unloaded Withings, a wearable device maker last week. With […]

Federal, Infrastructure, Networking, Networking, Policy, Tech

NYC official resigns from ‘unproductive’ FCC broadband committee

March 30, 2018

Via: StateScoop

A second official has resigned his position from the FCC’s Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee (BDAC), citing concern that the group’s recommendations are being skewed to favor private industry over the public’s interests. NYC Chief Technology Officer Miguel Gamiño announced his […]

Networking, Networking Security, Security, Tech

Internet Association wants in on the lawsuit challenging Net Neutrality repeal

March 22, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

The Internet Association has filed to intervene in the ongoing lawsuit against the FCC challenging the repeal of net neutrality protections. The Internet Association is a trade association that represents some of the world’s biggest internet companies, including Google, Facebook, […]

Infrastructure, Networking, Networking, Tech

Blockchain: What Business Leaders Need to Know About This Disruptive Technology

March 16, 2018

Via: InformationWeek

IT and business leaders can benefit from learning what blockchain means to their organizations and explaining the benefits, and drawbacks Some are calling blockchain the next Internet, saying that it holds the promise to disrupt (and hopefully improve) our lives […]