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Federal, Mobility, Policy, Tech

Report: DOJ pursuing criminal charges against Huawei for theft of tech

January 17, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

In the wake of a civil lawsuit by T-Mobile and other telecommunications companies against the Chinese networking and telecommunications company Huawei, the US Department of Justice is reportedly conducting a criminal investigation of the company. According to a Wall Street […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure, Networking, Unified Communications, Wireless Infrastructure

IBM and Vodafone form cloud, 5G and AI business venture and ink $550M service deal

January 17, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

IBM is one of the world’s biggest system integrators, but to get closer to where enterprises are actually doing their work, it’s been inking partnerships with companies that build devices and run the networks enterprises are using for their IT, […]


Events

‘Wall that damn thing off’: What government CIOs can do to improve cybersecurity

January 16, 2019

Via: StateScoop

Chief information officers should continue to expand the roles they play in their organizations’ cybersecurity policies, especially as enterprise networks evolve to support new products and malware becomes more sophisticated, Linda Gerull, the chief information officer of San Francisco, said […]


Federal, Policy

Nancy Pelosi to Trump: Reschedule State of the Union or just submit it in writing

January 16, 2019

Via: CNBC – Top News

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, citing the ongoing government shutdown, urged President Donald Trump in a letter Wednesday to either reschedule his State of the Union address set for later this month or to deliver it in writing to Congress. Pelosi, […]


Federal, Policy

Heidi Heitkamp: This government shutdown ignores massive problems threatening America’s future

January 15, 2019

Via: CNBC – Top News

I wish I were shocked by the ongoing shutdown of the federal government. I wish I were surprised by the inability of both sides to see past their political bases to achieve a responsible solution and compromise. After recently serving […]


Federal, Policy

Feds forcing mass fingerprint unlocks is an abuse of power, judge rules

January 15, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

According to a new ruling issued last week by a federal magistrate in Oakland, California, the government can’t get a warrant granting permission to turn up at a local house allegedly connected to a criminal suspect, seize all digital devices, […]


Networking Security, Security

Verizon charges new “spam” fee for texts sent from teachers to students

January 15, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

A free texting service used by teachers, students, and parents may stop working on the Verizon Wireless network because of a dispute over texting fees that Verizon demanded from the company that operates the service. As a result, teachers that […]


Hardware, Tech

Chinese Direct Investment in the U.S. Is Plummeting—and Likely to Fall Further

January 15, 2019

Via: Fortune

Chinese foreign direct investment in the U.S. totalled a paltry $4.8 billion last year, according to analysts at Rhodium Group. As the research outfit noted in a new analysis, that’s a whopping 84% drop from the $29 billion investment seen […]


Federal, Policy

Delta Warns Government Shutdown Will Affect Travel Demand and Airfares

January 15, 2019

Via: Fortune

Delta Air Lines warned that its ability to raise fares is likely to slow this quarter as the U.S. government shutdown weakens travel demand, adding pressure to the carrier as a rising industry seat supply weighs on ticket prices. Revenue […]


Attacks & Breaches, Security

Some of the biggest web hosting sites were vulnerable to simple account takeover hacks

January 14, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

A security researcher has found, reported, and now disclosed a dozen bugs that made it easy to steal sensitive information or take over any customer’s account from some of the largest web hosting companies on the internet. In some cases, […]