Tag: US

BT confirms it is providing data to the government on citizen movements

An increasing number of countries are looking at how they can use mobile phone data and apps to track movements and ensure compliance

Why the BBC’s portrayal of a white, male American internet is inaccurate and offensive

The BBC has a responsibility to portray issues accurately, but its docuflix on “Dirty Streaming” was irresponsible, inaccurate and biased

Clearview AI breach – a flaw not a hack. Isn’t that an oxymoron?

The breach raises even more concerns about misuse of facial recognition tech

Dialog snaps up Adesto for $500 million

Adesto supports Dialog’s expansion into smart buildings and industrial automation (Industry 4.0) markets

EU considers ban on facial recognition tech

EU’s proposed facial recognition moratorium could be bad news for European businesses

Security update: quantum security rises up agenda for telcos

QKD rises up agenda as the ITU announces a new standard for QKD networks; BT launches QKD network; SK Telecom and Deutsche Telekom invest in IDQ; and more countries join EU’s Open QKD Project.

Avenga – the new Marvel(lous) MSP

The merger of four managed service providers creates a significant new player spanning Europe, the US and Asia.

Data centre market continues to boom

Fuelled by the move to the Cloud, increased collaboration, the rise and rise of Big Data, plus media streaming.

US update – 5G, net neutrality and privacy

AT&T and Verizon reinvent themselves, Big Tech is hauled over the coals, industry waiting for DC Court judgement, T-Mint clears next round of hurdles

Greenland says no to Trump, but yes to OneWeb

OneWeb announces progress in new polar satellite service for increased connectivity for businesses and homes

UK reviews use of Chinese equipment in its networks

Huawei’s role in European networks continues to be questioned, as EU and GSMA also weigh in.

Digital transformation or digital silo? Why digital should not be just another technology refresh

Digital transformation is failing because it’s being used simply as an excuse for IT renewal or resulting in marketing-led ‘digital skins’. To succeed, it needs to fundamentally alter the DNA of B2B service providers.

Comcast, CenturyLink and Zayo suffer outages

Major outage at Comcast points to opportunity to build business continuity services for SMEs

Colt expands into US

Colt launches in the US, whether through design or necessity, offering 100Gbit/s services in 13 key cities