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Jan
22nd

Verizon Joins ONOS Open-Source SDN Project

Author: eWeek | Files under syndicated

Verizon is the latest major service provider to join the ONOS open-source network virtualization initiative, joining other carriers like AT&T, NTT Communications, China Unicom and SK Telecom in the effort.


Jan
8th

Amazon Jumps Into the Computer Chip Business

Author: eWeek | Files under syndicated

The company’s Annapurna Labs is making ARM-based processors for such systems as home gateways, WiFi routers and NAS devices.


Dec
17th

Linux Foundation Unites Industry Leaders to Advance Blockchain Technology

Author: Linux.com - All Content | Files under syndicated

The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today announced a new collaborative effort to advance the popular blockchain technology. The project will develop an enterprise grade, open source distribute…


Dec
16th

Europe Finally Agrees Tough New Data Protection Rules

Author: TechCrunch | Files under syndicated

Late yesterday European institutions finally agreed the text of new data protection rules (GDPR), more than three years after new regulation was proposed.


Dec
11th

Cyberbullying: Chubb Offers UK "Troll" Insurance Against Digital Threats

Author: ZDNet | Files under syndicated

Having a difficult time on Twitter or harassed on Facebook? Chubb may help. US insurance company Chubb is offering UK residents the chance to sign up for a new kind of personal insurance which also protects consumers from cyberbullying.


Dec
10th

TPP Trade Act Threatens Open Source on IoT and Beyond, EFF Says

Author: The VAR Guy | Files under syndicated

Should governments be able to force source code to be open? Arguably, yes. But the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement prevents authorities from requiring that, as the Electronic Frontier Foundation warned recently. As a resul…


Dec
8th

EU Accuses Qualcomm of Using Market Power to Hinder Rivals

Author: Linux.com - All Content | Files under syndicated

European Union antitrust regulators charged Qualcomm on Tuesday with abusing its market power to thwart rivals, putting the world’s number one mobile chipset maker at risk of a hefty fine.


Dec
7th

NXP Closes Deal to Buy Freescale and Create Top Auto Chipmaker

Author: Linux.com - All Content | Files under syndicated

NXP has closed its nearly $12 billion deal to acquire Freescale, doubling the proportion of auto-related revenue to 40 percent to create the world’s top maker of automotive electronics, the company said on Monday.


Nov
19th

Qualcomm Probed in South Korea Over Licensing Practices

Author: eWeek | Files under syndicated

Officials with the chip maker say South Korean regulators say the company’s licensing practices violate the country’s competition laws.


Nov
18th

Microsoft Sheds Reputation as an Easy Mark for Hackers

Author: The New York Times | Files under syndicated

In recent years, Microsoft has cleaned up its act, even impressing security specialists.