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Freebies from Reliance Jio hasten Indian mobile consolidation

India’s largest operator, Bharti Airtel, is to acquire the Indian mobile business of Norwegian carrier Telenor, in an apparent move to counter the impact of disruptive pricing by new entrant Reliance Jio Infocomm.

Written by John Ribeiro23 Feb. 17 18:52

Samsung starts production of new 10-nm Exynos 9 Series chip

Samsung unveiled Thursday a new octa-core application processor that combines a custom CPU with a gigabit LTE modem and a separate processing unit for security applications, leading to speculation that it could be designed into the new flagship Galaxy S8 smartphone that the company is expected to launch soon.

Written by John Ribeiro23 Feb. 17 16:38

Ahmed Fahour quits Australia Post

Australia Post CEO, Ahmed Fahour, has suddenly quit his position after seven years in the top job​ amidst intense criticism over his $5.6 million salary, even from Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien23 Feb. 17 16:34

Brocade's Ruckus Wi-Fi business finds a buyer

Broadcom will unload the Ruckus Wireless Wi-Fi business for US$800 million after it takes over Brocade Communications Systems later this year.

Written by Stephen Lawson23 Feb. 17 12:48

Audit Office of NSW chases CIO

The Audit Office of New South Wales, the independent auditor of the state’s public sector, is on the hunt for a CIO with a strong track record of achievement in a senior technology role.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien23 Feb. 17 11:42

Kite-surfing could put rural Brits online

Network operator EE will deliver 4G internet access from a kite-like balloon first developed as an observation and communications platform for the military.

Written by Peter Sayer23 Feb. 17 10:19

Controversial LTE-U tech OK'd by FCC

The Federal Communications Commission announced Wednesday that it had approved two cellular base stations – one each from Ericsson and Nokia – to use LTE-U, marking the first official government thumbs-up for the controversial technology.

Written by Jon Gold23 Feb. 17 08:15

Verizon plans 5G trial service in 11 cities this year

Verizon said Wednesday it will launch pre-commercial 5G service in 11 markets around the U.S. by the middle of this year, joining rival AT&T in aggressively deploying the future technology.

Written by Stephen Lawson23 Feb. 17 07:37

New macOS ransomware spotted in the wild

A new file-encrypting ransomware program for macOS is being distributed through bittorrent websites and users who fall victim to it won't be able to recover their files, even if they pay.

Written by Lucian Constantin23 Feb. 17 05:58

Cisco touts next-gen firewall gear for midsize installations

Cisco is coming out with four next generation firewall boxes aimed at giving smaller organizations protection that is better sized to their needs and engineered to minimize performance hits as additional security services are turned on.

Written by Tim Greene23 Feb. 17 04:54

10 happiest cities for CIOs

Robert Half Technology surveyed 2,500 CIOs in 25 metropolitan areas. Respondents from 10 cities reported above-average happiness, with Miami hosting the most content IT chiefs.

Written by Ann Bednarz23 Feb. 17 03:35

Virtual assistants move into DevOps

DevOps practices are fueling adoption of ChatOps and VoiceOps, in which IT departments are leveraging Slack, Amazon.com’s Alexa and other like tools to automate operations.

Written by Clint Boulton23 Feb. 17 02:43

How DOT CIO discovered a network compromised by shadow IT

Finding of hundreds of pieces of unauthorized networking equipment, including many off-the-shelf consumer-grade devices, compelled the Department of Transportation CIO to alert department leadership and launch a rearchitecture of the network.

Written by Kenneth Corbin23 Feb. 17 01:31

5 ways to spot a phishing email

Think you're clever enough to recognize a phishing attempt? Think again. Cybercriminals are getting smarter and their phishing skills are getting better ,but we've together this list of clues to help you avoid a costly error.

Written by Sharon Florentine22 Feb. 17 21:33
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