VMware has tapped Shekar Ayyar to lead its telecom group as it pursues opportunities for network functions virtualization at telecoms. VMware says it already has more than 80 NFV production deployments around the world.
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UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond today will be announcing a pledge of more than $1.2 billion toward upgrading the company's digital infrastructure, per the Treasury. The money will be used to upgrade to fiber broadband and begin 5G trials.
Senate Democrats appear to have eased their opposition to the renomination of Federal Communications Commission member Jessica Rosenworcel. Sens. Ed Markey, D-Mass., and Ron Wyden, D-Ore., have lifted a hold they imposed after Rosenworcel -- who is also a Democrat -- broke with her party over regulations for set-top boxes.
Security is constantly a concern in cyberspace, at work and play. Biometric technologies are showing promise in tightening security -- but are not without risk and raise privacy concerns. Researchers and companies continue to innovate and test biometric applications that have important implications from national security to enhanced patient care to mobile payment systems. Fingerprints, facial scans and voice recognition can be useful, but each technology has limitations. When combined with other security measures, however, these options can strengthen and protect the user to a greater degree. Read more.
NBCUniversal will live stream the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade using five 360-degree cameras. The stream, which will provide viewers with up-close views of the event, will be available for viewing on Verizon's YouTube channel.
Oracle said it will purchase Dyn, a provider of website platform optimization, although terms were not disclosed. Oracle plans to expand its own cloud computing efforts as well as infrastructure-as-a-service and platform-as-a-service offerings.
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., said that the US election was not influenced by hackers in Russia but that there needs to be a committee focused on cybersecurity. He noted that the military has work to do to boost its cybersecurity.