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Networking, Tech

Huawei reportedly helped North Korea build out 3G network in secret

July 22, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

A new report could ultimately prove another bombshell in Huawei’s on-going conflicts with the U.S. government. New documents obtained by The Washington Post tie the Chinese hardware giant to North Korea’s commercial 3G wireless network. If proven, the ties would […]


Networking, Tech

Verizon Once Again Has the Best Mobile Network of Any Carrier

February 12, 2019

Via: Fortune

Verizon is still the best mobile network carrier for overall quality, according to a new report. The nation’s biggest consumer wireless company placed first by sweeping all six categories (with one tie) for the second half of 2018, said mobile […]


Networking, Tech

A sampling of networking gear from CES: TP-Link goes Wi-Fi 6, D-Link goes 5G

January 10, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

The halls of CES might be filled with voice assistants and OLED televisions, but few things make a bigger impact on your day-to-day experience with technology than your networking solution. And there were a bunch of announcements on that front […]


Networking, Tech

GE spins off digital assets to form internet of things company

December 13, 2018

Via: CNBC – Top News

General Electric announced plans Thursday spin off its GE Digital business and establish an independent internet of things company, built around several GE Digital technologies. GE also said it is simultaneously selling a majority stake in Service Max to private […]


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 […]