Take a Network Break! Today’s episode examines what CloudGenix’s $65 million VC infusion means for the SD-WAN market, discusses Nubeva’s new cloud-based packet processor, and parses FCC chair Ajit Pai’s recommendation to block China Mobile from providing telecom services in the United States.
Apple relents in a long-standing legal battle against Qualcomm just before the trial starts, a reporter outlines reasons to avoid first-generation 5G phones, and Fortinet settles with the United States for misleading government resellers.
Facebook reveals that it exposed millions, not thousands as previously stated, of Instagram accounts to internal employees; and Blackberry Messenger announces that the end has come for its consumer service.
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Analysts: SD-WAN 5-year annual growth rate tops 40% – Network World
Qualcomm just beat Apple into submission – SemiAccurate
Why did Intel kill off their modem program? – SemiAccurate
Chips Don’t Lie – On my Om
Don’t buy a 5G smartphone—at least, not for a while – Ars Technica
Fortinet negotiates $545,000 settlement for selling Chinese-made tech to US government – Silicon Valley Business Journal
Keeping Passwords Secure – Facebook