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Network & Internet

Royal Caribbean Group taps SpaceX's Starlink for high-speed internet aboard cruise ships
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Network & Internet

Royal Caribbean Group taps SpaceX's Starlink for high-speed internet aboard cruise ships

The move will enhance the cruise experience for passengers and crew alike, according to RCG
31 Aug 2022
NTT partners with VMware to launch Edge-as-a-Service
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VMware

NTT partners with VMware to launch Edge-as-a-Service

The integrated solution makes for a fully managed Edge+Private 5G offering
30 Aug 2022
What is a default gateway?
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Network & Internet

What is a default gateway?

A look at one of the most critical components of a well-functioning network
26 Aug 2022
SpaceX and T-Mobile partner to create a satellite-based mobile network
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Network & Internet

SpaceX and T-Mobile partner to create a satellite-based mobile network

Musk claims users' existing phones will work with the Starlink service
26 Aug 2022
What is 6G and how far are we from rollout?
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Network & Internet

What is 6G and how far are we from rollout?

Everything you need to know about 6G mobile connectivity
25 Aug 2022
Nokia and Google score breakthrough in Android 13 network slicing
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Network & Internet

Nokia and Google score breakthrough in Android 13 network slicing

Nokia's solution will allow devices to connect to multiple network slices simultaneously, provided by existing 4G and 5G operators
25 Aug 2022
Microsoft 365 business users targeted with new DocuSign phishing scam
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phishing

Microsoft 365 business users targeted with new DocuSign phishing scam

Threat actors are using fake login forms to trick users into changing their payment details
25 Aug 2022
What is a 502 bad gateway and how do you fix it?
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web hosting

What is a 502 bad gateway and how do you fix it?

We explain what this networking error means for users and website owners
24 Aug 2022
Linksys Atlas Pro 6 review: True wireless freedom
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wifi & hotspots

Linksys Atlas Pro 6 review: True wireless freedom

This neat mesh provides faster, wider coverage than we’d expect from a dual-band system, at a decent price
24 Aug 2022
NEC and Fortinet partner to deliver high-performance security for 5G networks
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5G

NEC and Fortinet partner to deliver high-performance security for 5G networks

The carrier solution will ensure end-to-end security while CSPs contend with increased traffic
23 Aug 2022
Record for the largest ever HTTPS DDoS attack smashed once again
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Network & Internet

Record for the largest ever HTTPS DDoS attack smashed once again

The DDoS attack lasted 69 minutes and surpassed the previous record of 26 million RPS
19 Aug 2022
Google Cloud to retire IoT Core service in 2023
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Internet of Things (IoT)

Google Cloud to retire IoT Core service in 2023

The firm recommends users migrate to an alternative service by partners for continued support
18 Aug 2022
TP-Link Deco X90 review: A winning sweet spot
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wifi & hotspots

TP-Link Deco X90 review: A winning sweet spot

You can pay less for a Wi-Fi 6 mesh, but the X90’s superb coverage and astonishing speeds justify the price
15 Aug 2022
Before buying into cloud-based tech, you must prepare for failure
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cloud computing

Before buying into cloud-based tech, you must prepare for failure

We can all learn lessons from Insteon’s demise, with customers of its IoT smart home devices left with pieces of junk
13 Aug 2022
TP-Link JetStream TL-SX3016F review: Plenty of ports at a pleasing price
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network switches

TP-Link JetStream TL-SX3016F review: Plenty of ports at a pleasing price

A great-value fibre 10GbE switch with a low cost per port, high performance and plenty of features
12 Aug 2022
How do wireless printers work?
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Hardware

How do wireless printers work?

Printers are still essential in the modern office, but wireless printers are perhaps the most useful
11 Aug 2022
DARPA recruits SpaceX, Intel and Amazon for major satellite network project
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Network & Internet

DARPA recruits SpaceX, Intel and Amazon for major satellite network project

11 firms in total will compete to design a satellite translation system, to allow seamless military use of existing networks
11 Aug 2022
BT, Nokia crack four carrier aggregation on a 5G network in first for Europe
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Network & Internet

BT, Nokia crack four carrier aggregation on a 5G network in first for Europe

The breakthrough marks the first successful use of such technology on a live network, and could lead to dramatic network improvements
9 Aug 2022
Zyxel XS1930-12HP review: In a league of its own
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network switches

Zyxel XS1930-12HP review: In a league of its own

A powerful switch with a network connection for every occasion and powerful PoE++ services
9 Aug 2022
Microsoft blocking Tutanota users from Teams registration, claims fix unfeasible
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Business operations

Microsoft blocking Tutanota users from Teams registration, claims fix unfeasible

Tutanota claim this is an antitrust issue, as the company shares the problem with the public
8 Aug 2022
Brave pushes the boundaries of privacy by design
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privacy

Brave pushes the boundaries of privacy by design

It’s quite a big step to abandon the big three of Chrome, Edge and Safari for a niche option that doesn’t just tack privacy on top
6 Aug 2022
Fastly appoints Cisco's Todd Nightingale as new CEO
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chief executive officer (CEO)

Fastly appoints Cisco's Todd Nightingale as new CEO

The former Cisco networking boss will lead Fastly's business strategy and development for its networking portfolio
5 Aug 2022
What is WCAG and how do these guidelines power accessibility online?
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digital divide

What is WCAG and how do these guidelines power accessibility online?

Experts urge a mentality shift, away from box-ticking compliance, to one that incorporates ease of use into the very fabric of web design
5 Aug 2022
North Korean-linked Gmail spyware 'SHARPEXT' harvesting sensitive email content
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Security

North Korean-linked Gmail spyware 'SHARPEXT' harvesting sensitive email content

The insidious software exfiltrates all mail and attachments, researchers warn, putting sensitive documents at risk
4 Aug 2022