DownDetector
East Coast Outage Impacts Google, Slack, Verizon, Zoom, AWS

A major outage is impacting customers on the East Coast, with some of the most critical companies being affected.

Cisco
Trouble in Paradise? Cisco Sues to Keep Acacia Deal Alive

Cisco has sued Acacia to keep its $2.6 billion acquisition deal alive after Acacia tried to back out.

Microsoft Office Building
SolarWinds Hackers Gained Access to Microsoft Source Code

Microsoft has revealed that hackers viewed some of its source code as part of the SolarWinds attack that government agencies are still investigating.

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai
FCC Cracks Down on Robocalls, Enlists Telcos to Help

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has unveiled new rules cracking down on robocalls, requiring phone companies’ assistance.

Cybersecurity
NSA Warning of On-Premise to Cloud Attacks

The National Security Agency is warning of attacks that target the local network and ultimately compromise organizations’ cloud resources.

Huawei Factory
Huawei Opening First Factory Outside of China

Huawei is preparing to open its first network equipment factory outside of China, as the company works to address security concerns.

Starlink Launch
SpaceX Wins $885 Million In Subsidies to Expand Starlink

Elon Musk’s other company, SpaceX, has won $885 million in federal subsidies to help it expand its Starlink internet service.

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Cloudflare, Apple and Fastly Create Improved, Private DNS

Engineers from Cloudflare, Apple and Fastly have worked together to create an improved DNS protocol that protects user privacy.

Ericsson
Ericsson Mobility Report: 5G ‘Is Entering the Next Phase’

Ericsson has released the November 2020 edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report and it contains good news for 5G.

Xfinity
Comcast Expanding Data Caps, Will Charge Overage Fees

At a time when Americans are relying on internet access more than ever, Comcast Xfinity is rolling out data caps across its market.