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GENBAND & Sonus Go Dutch for Merger

Mergers and acquisitions are the norm in business. However, it's not every day that two major cloud communications players with highly complementary o…

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The Killer App for VR: The Ability to Meet Yourself

I was at a VR event this week, and I'm sure the speaker misspoke when he said that one of the benefits of VR is the ability to meet yourself. But the …

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WannaCry Ransomware Holds Files Hostage: Best Practices to Avoid Being a Victim

More than 200,000 computers in more than 150 countries were crippled by a massive ransomware attack, dubbed WannaCry, and security experts warned that…

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LeoSat Secures Japanese Investment for Enterprise Broadband Satellite Network

Another broadband satellite cloud network moved closer to reality this month, with LeoSat securing an investment from SKY Perfect JSAT (SJC) Corporati…

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Organizations Can Combat WannaCry & Jaff Ransomware With Well Instrumented DNS

The Infoblox Intelligence Unit observed two global malware outbreaks on Friday, May 12. Although there is no indication that the two attacks were rela…

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The WannaCry Attack Was Years in the Making

WannaCry doesn't operate like you'd expect. That is, it's not a seedy application or form of spam that self-installs on your computer because you clic…

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GENBAND & Sonus Go Dutch for Merger

By: Maurice Nagle     5/23/2017

Mergers and acquisitions are the norm in business. However, it's not every day that two major cloud communications players with highly complementary offerings join forces in 50/50 fashion. Today, GENBAND and Sonus announced intentions of merging, which results in not just a coup for each company, bu…

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The Killer App for VR: The Ability to Meet Yourself

By: Rob Enderle     5/23/2017

I was at a VR event this week, and I'm sure the speaker misspoke when he said that one of the benefits of VR is the ability to meet yourself. But the idea caught my interest; what if you could meet and talk to yourself? Not in your head as you do now, but as a separate entity in real time?

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WannaCry Ransomware Holds Files Hostage: Best Practices to Avoid Being a Victim

By: Special Guest     5/23/2017

More than 200,000 computers in more than 150 countries were crippled by a massive ransomware attack, dubbed WannaCry, and security experts warned that it may get worse before it gets better.

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LeoSat Secures Japanese Investment for Enterprise Broadband Satellite Network

By: Doug Mohney     5/23/2017

Another broadband satellite cloud network moved closer to reality this month, with LeoSat securing an investment from SKY Perfect JSAT (SJC) Corporation. The exact amount of the investment was not disclosed, but SJC is Asia's largest satellite operator and Japan's only provider of both multi-channel…

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Organizations Can Combat WannaCry & Jaff Ransomware With Well Instrumented DNS

By: Special Guest     5/22/2017

The Infoblox Intelligence Unit observed two global malware outbreaks on Friday, May 12. Although there is no indication that the two attacks were related, both were ransomware attacks with the goal of encrypting the victims' files and demanding payment (mostly in the form of a Bitcoin payment) in or…

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The WannaCry Attack Was Years in the Making

By: Kayla Matthews     5/19/2017

WannaCry doesn't operate like you'd expect. That is, it's not a seedy application or form of spam that self-installs on your computer because you clicked a bad link. It spreads, on its own, through a rather obscure Windows exploit that was only just recently patched by Microsoft engineers. The vulne…

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Google Crosses Lines, Puts Google Assistant on iPhone

By: Steve Anderson     5/18/2017

Google threatens Siri's dominance on iPhone by offering Google Assistant on the device.

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The Six Best Cities in the World for Tech Jobs

By: Larry Alton     5/18/2017

While Silicon Valley gets all of the attention, there are plenty of other tech destinations here in the U.S., as well as abroad. Let's take a brief look at six of the top cities in the world and what makes them so ideal for those in the tech industry.

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India's Current Start-Up Scenario Compared to the US

By: Special Guest     5/16/2017

The burgeoning start-up scenario has undergone a paradigm shift globally. It has witnessed several shifts in the predominant trends throughout the last few years. Though the current changes prevalent in India are also evident among the nations with a comparatively larger start-up ecosystem, like the…

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Inmarsat Adds New Broadband Satellite to Global Xpress Fleet

By: Doug Mohney     5/16/2017

Kennedy Space Center, Florida - SpaceX successfully launched an Inmarsat communications satellite into orbit yesterday evening, May 15. Inmarsat-5 F4 joins three other Global Xpress (GX) satellites already in orbit, while SpaceX continues to operate at a near-term pace of a launch every two weeks. T…

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Wannacry Ransomware: The NSA's Fault, But the Attackers Did Us a Huge Favor

By: Rob Enderle     5/15/2017

Let's focus on the causes of the Wannacry attack and why, as bad as this was, the perpetrators might have done us all a huge favor.

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Inmarsat's Newest Satellite Launch: Business as Usual or Cusp of Change?

By: Doug Mohney     5/15/2017

Kennedy Space Center, Florida - Later today, May 15, 2017, SpaceX is scheduled to put an Inmarsat communications satellite into orbit. Is this a turning point for both companies and the space industry at large? Certainly, SpaceX wants to permanently change the status quo.

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Trump's Cyber Security EO Lacks Substance

By: Paula Bernier     5/12/2017

More than three months after President Trump was expected to sign a cyber security executive order he finally took pen to paper on this important topic. Unfortunately, it was not worth the wait, as this executive order does not seem to do much to protect our national infrastructure and interests fro…

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Six Resources for Startups Looking for Funding

By: Special Guest     5/12/2017

Whether you are a business that is just starting out, or already well on your way, there are plenty of online platforms that offer startups advice and funding opportunities. Here are six online resources that can help you pay the bills and grow your business at the same time.

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Nvidia, Toyota Get Together on Self-Driving Cars

By: Steve Anderson     5/12/2017

Toyota looks to Nvidia's Drive PX supercomputer, Xavier processor, to handle the heavy lifting on its upcoming self-driving car line.

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Verizon Grabs Straight Path from AT&T

By: Paula Bernier     5/11/2017

Less than a month after we got news that AT&T would be buying Straight Path Communications in an effort to expand its spectrum holdings to prepare for 5G, Verizon has swooped in and taken over, snagging the millimeter wave spectrum holder for more than $3 billion.

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