Carl Weinschenk

Carl Weinschenk

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Autonomous Vehicles and Hacking

22 Jul, 2016

News this week included autonomous vehicle vulnerabilities, a Google Fiber delay, low demand for high-speed Internet in Tennessee, updating penetration testing strategies, and combining augmented and virtual realities.

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Networking Choices in the IoT World

21 Jul, 2016

Networking IoT devices will be a massive undertaking, and there is room for more than one approach.

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IPv6 Is Safe, If Approached with Care

20 Jul, 2016

Whether IPv6 is dangerous or not depends more on the people running it than the addressing scheme itself.

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The Merger of Telecom and Artificial Intelligence

19 Jul, 2016

Artificial intelligence can be leveraged to anticipate rather than simply react to events, as less sophisticated AI platforms have done in the past. Telecom carriers are taking advantage.

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The U.S. Invasion of Cuban Telecom Happening Slowly

18 Jul, 2016

Things are better between the U.S and Cuba, but nowhere near perfect, including in telecommunications planning.

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The FCC Moves on 5G Spectrum

15 Jul, 2016

News this week included 5G spectrum, PC sales, TelePacific's SD-WAN, an FDIC hack, and digital transformation difficulties.

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IoT Developers Face Long List of Challenges

14 Jul, 2016

All new platforms present questions and potential pitfalls. This will be especially true in the world of the IoT.

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Software-Defined Networks Just Want to Get Along

13 Jul, 2016

The UNH-IOL and a couple of vendors have taken steps to ease the transition to SDN technology.

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Companies Are Working Hard to Make the IoT More Secure

12 Jul, 2016

Many announcements have been made recently in regard to the IoT and security, suggesting that the industry is working hard to put people’s fears to rest.

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5G: Which Came First, the Technology or the Standard?

11 Jul, 2016

Providers and vendors are announcing tests, choosing sides and generally building hype long before anyone knows precisely what 5G is.

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Skype Meetings Goes After Small Businesses

08 Jul, 2016

News this week included Skype Meetings, telemental health service ratings, a CenturyLink fiber move, a Polycom sale, and numbers on mobile video revenue.

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Mobile Payments Still Confusing, Still Growing

07 Jul, 2016

One quarter of U.S. smartphone owners use payment apps at least once monthly and more than 3 million retailers use Apple Pay and Android Pay.

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BlackBerry Passes Two Milestones

06 Jul, 2016

While it's making a move from hardware to software, BlackBerry is still bringing out new phones.

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Why Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Are Important

05 Jul, 2016

DR and BC are like any other type of insurance: People generally understand its importance, but tend to not pay attention until it is too late.

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Peace on Hold on the LTE-U Front?

01 Jul, 2016

News this week included a recurrence of discussions about LTE-U, a massive health care data hack, telecom positions from Hillary Clinton, and good new for small cells, IoT and SDN.

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802.11ac Making Waves

29 Jun, 2016

The rollout of the 802.11ac family, which has been going on for a couple of years, reached a milestone this week with the extension of the Wi-Fi Alliance’s certification program to include Wave 2 features.

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CCTV Systems Still Are Vulnerable

28 Jun, 2016

The use of surveillance technology has been growing for years. The idea that a good percentage of it is inherently unsecure is unsettling.

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Microsoft Targets Hybrids at the Workplace

27 Jun, 2016

While the market seems to be in flux, it seems certain that the physical attributes of hybrids are very well tailored to work environments.

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BlackBerry Phone Sales Down – Which May Not Be Too Big a Deal

24 Jun, 2016

As it edges away from oblivion, BlackBerry has simultaneously edged away from being a device company.

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Industry’s 5G Foresight Better than 2020

22 Jun, 2016

The general consensus clearly is that the 2020 deadline for 5G services can be beat.

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