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MEF Moves to Set SD-WAN Ground Rules

20 Jul, 2017

The MEF will define SD-WAN using its Lifecycle Service Orchestration (LSO) Reference Architecture and Framework (MEF 55).

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July Has Been a Good Month for IoT Networking

19 Jul, 2017

Creation of ubiquitous networks featuring low power consumption without sacrificing necessary functionality is one of the biggest challenges facing the Internet of Things (IoT).

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Time Warner/AT&T Merger: No Sure Thing During Age of Trump

18 Jul, 2017

The desire of the president to bring CNN to heel may override all traditional considerations in a merger.

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CenturyLink Faces Billing Fraud Lawsuits

14 Jul, 2017

A class-action suit against CenturyLink over overbilling has been joined by seven states.

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Microsoft Proposes $10B White Space Project

13 Jul, 2017

One of the challenges is that a sophisticated infrastructure is necessary to ensure that white space transmissions don’t impact neighboring broadcasters.

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Microsoft Accelerates and Simplifies Cloud Approach

12 Jul, 2017

The move to the cloud is irreversible. Microsoft is doubling down and trying as best it can to simplify its offerings.

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Qualcomm Asks ITC to Sanction Apple

10 Jul, 2017

Qualcomm is asking for a Limited Exclusion Order barring importation of iPhone 7 and use of infringing technology not made by Qualcomm affiliates.

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OECD Sees Mobile, Wired Broadband Subscription Growth

07 Jul, 2017

Subscription rates of wired and mobile broadband have increased for the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), which is comprised of 35 countries.

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The Virtual Reality Sector Grows for Consumers and Businesses

07 Jul, 2017

Virtual reality is a long-term play and the numbers look promising, if not huge.

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Privacy Concerns Deepen as AI and Machine Learning Grow More Powerful

06 Jul, 2017

Even legitimate uses of data as fodder for AI and machine learning is too intrusive for many people. As time passes, ever stricter policies and safeguards are necessary. In the relatively near future, however, even these may not be enough.

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Ubiquitous Low-Power Networks Up the IoT Ante

05 Jul, 2017

The introduction of IoT functionality on ubiquitous low-power networks suggests that whatever challenges existed before soon will be multiplied.

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Second Tier of Supercomputer Rankings Shifts as Quantum Looms

05 Jul, 2017

The Top500.org list of supercomputers shows big changes.

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Charter Files Complaint Against Verizon on Pole Attachments in New York

30 Jun, 2017

The complaint charges that Verizon denied Charter access to its poles.

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GoldenEye Ransomware Worse than WannaCry

28 Jun, 2017

A major ransomware attack is occurring that is playing havoc with computers and networks around the world.

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G.fast Products Certified by UNH-IOL

27 Jun, 2017

Gfast is designed to approach gigabit speeds over short distances. UNH-IOL approved equipment from ARRIS, Calix, Huawei, Metanoia, Nokia and Technicolor.

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Rural Broadband Still Challenging, but Progress Possible

26 Jun, 2017

Rural broadband continues to be a hot issue. Any discrepancy between speeds available in urban and suburban areas on one hand and rural areas on the other raises concerns.

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Wearables Will Wear Well in the Enterprise

26 Jun, 2017

Smart watches and smart glasses almost certainly will continue to be the most common wearables. But niches, such as materials used to make clothing and that can detect dangerous fumes, heat or illness, will become stable.

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The Unlicensed Un-carrier: T-Mobile USA Seeks FCC OK for LTE-U Tests

26 Jun, 2017

Unlicensed spectrum, as the name implies, is open to all comers. Therefore, it is a chaotic environment.

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Cisco Passes the Torch from Humans to Machines

22 Jun, 2017

The virtualization of networks is based on the triumph of software over hardware. This new generation of software is awesomely smart and continues, day by day, to widen the gap between it and the humans who developed it.

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Telemedicine Basically Healthy, with Some Complications

20 Jun, 2017

The promise of telehealth and telemedicine is profound, but lots of issues must be overcome.

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