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FCC authorizes $50 discounts for low-income households’ internet bills

February 26, 2021

Via: The Verge

The Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously on Thursday to adopt a program that provides emergency discounts of up to $50 per month toward broadband internet service for low-income households. The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program also provides up to $75 per […]


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Verizon outspent every other carrier combined in latest FCC 5G spectrum auction

February 25, 2021

Via: TechSpot

Cellco Partnership, otherwise known as Verizon Wireless, spent a total of $45.5 billion in exchange for 3,511 licenses. AT&T placed second with a total expenditure of $23.4 billion, which garnered 1,621 licenses, while T-Mobile shelled out $9.3 billion to snag […]


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AT&T challenges T-Mobile’s ‘best 5G network’ advertising claim and wins

February 24, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Hyperbolic use of language that’s not always in line with reality or objectively verifiable might be the oldest trick in the marketing playbook, but the National Advertising Division (NAD) of BBB National Programs is sure doing everything in its power […]


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Microsoft builds industry-specific clouds for financial services and manufacturing firms

February 24, 2021

Via: Computer Weekly

Microsoft is continuing to expand its push to build industry-specific cloud offerings for its customers by rolling out tailored product and service bundles for firms operating in the financial services, manufacturing and non-profit spaces. The bundles are designed to provide […]


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Why Microsoft Azure wins with enterprise customers

February 22, 2021

Via: Info World

As the old IT truism goes, nobody ever got fired for buying IBM. Now, in the cloud era, many are starting to apply the same logic to another well-known vendor: Microsoft. For enterprises with extensive Microsoft footprints—spanning Office, Windows, Dynamics, […]


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T-Mobile just brought back a true unlimited data plan with 5G and no throttling

February 22, 2021

Via: The Verge

T-Mobile has just announced a new monthly phone plan called Magenta Max that the company says is designed for the era of 5G. According to this press release, T-Mobile claims Magenta Max is “the first and only 5G consumer smartphone […]


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Data lake storage: Cloud vs on-premise data lakes

February 18, 2021

Via: Computer Weekly

Handling large amounts of data is a prerequisite of digital transformation, and key to this are the concepts of data lakes and data warehouses, as well as data hubs and data marts. In this article, we’ll start at the top […]


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Boosting science and engineering in the cloud

February 15, 2021

Via: Info World

It has become cliché to talk about “developers as the new kingmakers,” a point popularized by the analyst firm Redmonk. But the point of gifting power (through infrastructure) to developers was never really about developers. It was about changing how […]


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3 must-haves for your multicloud architecture

February 12, 2021

Via: Info World

Most cloud architects are finding that their world is suddenly heterogenous. Where once we could focus on a single public cloud provider, today we have as many as four in the mix. The patterns of architecture have moved from intra-cloud […]


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Verizon’s deep pockets will do little to threaten T-Mobile’s crushing 5G supremacy

February 10, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

America’s biggest ever wireless spectrum auction may have technically wrapped up last month with an astounding bid total of more than $80 billion, but until early March, it looks like we’ll be left waiting and guessing who actually came out […]