Take a Network Break! We start with a brief follow-up on Fortinet Networks, and then dive into news.
Network verification startup Forward Networks scores $35 million in a series C investment round, engineers have built a working computer chip made from carbon nanotubes, and global SD-WAN revenues have jumped 23% over the previous quarter.
Vodafone dials the OpenRAN project to test equipment alternatives to Ericsson, Nokia, and Huawei; SUSE closes the door on OpenStack; and Extreme Networks shifts StackStorm to the Linux Foundation
We review an August post from Google about the search giant’s supposition that browsers blocking tracking cookies is bad for privacy, GitHub responds to criticism regarding an ICE contract, and Adobe relents on refunds for software licenses that were revoked due to U.S. government sanctions.
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Forward Networks Raises $35 Million in Series C Funding – Forward Networks
OpenRAN fan Vodafone trials white box radio tech in UK – The Register
AT&T, Verizon Inch Toward Open RAN – Light Reading
OpenRAN Project – Telecom InfraProject
US Eyes Nokia, Ericsson Subsidies to Fight Huawei – SDxCentral
StackStorm joins the Linux Foundation – StackStorm
Building a more private Web – Google Blog
Deconstructing Google’s excuses on tracking protection – Freedom To Tinker
GitHub and US Government Developers – GitHub
Blocking Property of the Government of Venezula – Federal Register (PDF)