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Huawei and Intel partner on 5G-NR test

Huawei has announced a partnership with Intel to begin testing of 3GPP 5G New Radio (NR)-based infrastructure. The tests are designed to verify the interoperability and maturity of 5G technologies and networks, in anticipation of commercial deployment of end-to-end 5G technology in China. The test will be conducted on a live mobile system connecting Huawei’s… Read More

Houston data centres remain operational despite Hurricane Harvey

Data centres in Houston remain operational despite severe flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey. Harvey has caused flooding thanks to 25 inches of rainfall but data centres in the Texas city have demonstrated resilience and remained operational throughout the extreme weather conditions. Data centres owned by Equinix, CyrusOne, Data Foundry, and Digital Realty Trust have all… Read More

Cisco Meraki suffers data loss caused by human error

Cisco’s cloud management company Meraki has suffered a data breach caused by a staff error. Meraki’s engineering team made a configuration change on August 3rd that applied a policy to the company’s North American object storage service. The erroneous policy caused particular types of data that had been uploaded before 11:20 am Pacific Time (PT)… Read More

Ericsson to build NB-IoT system for Chunghwa Telecom

Ericsson has been selected to build an end-to-end narrow band IoT (NB-IoT) system for Chunghwa Telecom, the leading telecommunications provider in Taiwan. Chunghwa will use the system to test a range of IoT devices and applications in its laboratory, as the two companies work together to identify 5G applications for various industries. The NB-IoT solution developed… Read More

Symantec to acquire Israeli mobile security startup Skycure

U.S. antivirus software giant Symantec has acquired Israeli mobile security firm Skycure in a bid to bolster its Cyber Defense platform for enterprise customers. The predictive threat detection platform, which is specifically designed for mobile devices, will be made available to Symantec Endpoint Protection and Norton Antivirus customers and partners once the deal closes. While… Read More