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Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Global telephone companies unite their support for flying cell phone antennas

February 21, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

These days, telephone companies and network providers are working harder and harder to bring fast internet to every corner of the world. Last year, two companies, Google-owner Alphabet and Japanese conglomerate SoftBank, formed an alliance over an interesting new technology, […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Google winds down free Station Wi-Fi program

February 17, 2020

Via: The Verge

Google is shutting down Station, a program that saw the company offer free Wi-Fi across over 400 railway stations in India and over 5000 locations worldwide since 2016, TechCrunch reports. Google says that the service is currently live in Brazil, […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Google appeases Stadia subscribers with the first new game announcements since launch

February 14, 2020

Via: The Verge

Following a troubled launch last year, Google has announced that five specific new games will arrive on its cloud gaming service Stadia “in the coming months,” finally giving us some additional titles we can look forward to playing. Sure, Google […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Microsoft launches Project xCloud streaming game service for iOS devices

February 12, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

After launching Project xCloud, on Android, Microsoft announced today its streaming game service is available on iOS devices. Since the service is still being tested, that’s what iOS users will get, a TestFlight Preview that will allow only a limited […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Microsoft Releases Application Inspector, a Tool for Examining Code Security

February 10, 2020

Via: InfoQ

In a recent blog post, Microsoft announced an open source tool that developers can use to detect security vulnerabilities in their solutions. The tool is called Microsoft Application Inspector and is available on GitHub. As organizations try to reduce their […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Huawei in legal dispute against Verizon for unauthorized patent use

February 6, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Huawei has filed a lawsuit with the Eastern and Western District courts in Texas against Verizon for patent infringement. The allegations against the carrier consist of the unauthorized use of 12 Huawei patents in the field of computer networking, download […]


Hacking, Internet, Security, Wireless & Cloud

Hackers keep getting access to your data. Is Amazon to blame?

February 3, 2020

Via: Mashable

Each new week seemingly brings with it another disturbing discovery of personal data left unsecured and exposed on the internet. Different companies — spanning industries as varied as pornography, cannabis, and medical records — screwing up in hard-to-parse ways, all […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

T-Mobile and Verizon had their own Super Bowl, fighting over 4G speeds and 5G strategies

February 3, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

There’s been a lot of talk about the potential detrimental effects of the merger between T-Mobile and Sprint on competition in the US wireless industry, as the market would shift from four to three major players, but sometimes it feels […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Oracle customers complain of cloud coercion

January 29, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

A poll by the Itam Review has identified anecdotal evidence that IT departments are being offered significant discounts to buy Oracle cloud. The poll comes just six weeks after a US court dismissed a case that alleged Oracle had misled […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Apple reportedly scrapped plans to fully secure iCloud backups after FBI intervention

January 21, 2020

Via: The Verge

Apple reportedly dropped plans to fully secure users’ iPhone and iPad backups after the FBI complained about the initiative, reports Reuters. Apple devices have a well-deserved reputation for protecting on-device data, but backups made using iCloud are a different matter. […]