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Facebook's Cryptocurrency: Everything We Know So Far
Pcmag.com

Facebook's big blockchain play will reportedly create a crypto-based payments ecosystem across Facebook, Messenger, Instagram, WhatsApp and beyond. more…

Intel, Qualcomm, and Xilinx quietly lobby to ease Huawei ban
Venturebeat.com

Huawei's American chip suppliers, including Qualcomm and Intel, are quietly pressing the U.S. government to ease its ban on sales to the Chinese tech giant. more…

Facebook, Twitter and major social media sites blocked amid Liberian anti-corruption protest
The Next Web

Telecommunications companies and Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Liberia have restricted Internet access in the country by blocking Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat amid anti-corruption protests by citizens. The move seems to be an in… more…

AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, T-Mobile Hit With FCC Complaint Over Sale of Phone Location Data
Vice News

The Open Technology Institute, Free Press, and the Georgetown Law Center on Privacy & Technology filed the complaint Friday after multiple Motherboard and New York Times investigations. more…

Rethink: A night of talks in partnership with Brightline Initiative
Ted.com

The event: TED Salon: “Rethink,” hosted by TED business curator Corey Hajim and TED tech curator Alex Moura When and where: Thursday, June 6, 2019, at the TED World Theater in New York City The partner: Brightline Initiative, with Brightline executive directo… more…

Is This Facebook's Next Big Thing?
Fool.com

The social network's rumored cryptocurrency plans could pair well with the company's new privacy-focused messaging service. more…

DoT cracks down on illegal mobile signal repeaters in Delhi raids
Indianexpress.com

Mobile operators, who are making record investments in purchasing spectrum and rolling out network equipment, are grappling with this challenge and have called out the authorities to crack down on these installations and take strict action: Cellular Operators… more…

Gujarat braces for cyclone Vayu, deploys quick response forces across districts
Indianexpress.com

The officials in Gujarat government dealing with the disaster management plan have been in touch with the Odisha government to learn and implement the disaster management techniques adopted by them when cyclone Fani hit the state recently, Rupani said. more…

Canada's Trudeau to meet Trump for talks on trade pact, detained Canadians
Reuters

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will meet U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington on June 20 for talks on a new continental trade pact and two Canadians detained in China, Trudeau's office said on Thursday. more…

Building On Rubber To Make Homes More Earthquake-Resilient
Forbes.com

NZ researchers say that waste tires could be reused as seismic isolation for medium-rise buildings. more…

Oracle BrandVoice: Big IT Operations Aren’t Just Moving To The Cloud. They’re Joining Forces With It.
Forbes.com

Oracle Exadata Database Machine X8 is helping companies consolidate their data center operations and move those workloads to the cloud. more…

Moved, promoted or appointed in Lincoln recently | Local Business News - Lincoln Journal Star
Journalstar.com

Moved, promoted or appointed in Lincoln recently | Local Business News Lincoln Journal Star Check out people in our community who have moved up in their fields in recent months. more…

AGL Energy Is Likely To Walk Away From Vocus Communications
Seekingalpha.com

Vocus has received a non binding offer from AGL priced at A$4.85/share. It is valued at 11x EV/Ebitda vs 6.5x peer average. Three other buyers have already walk more…

The World's Best Corporate Websites 2019: What Makes Them Effective
Forbes.com

Bowen Craggs & Co., a corporate communications research and consultancy, has, since 2007, ranked the effectiveness of the websites of the world’s largest corporations. This week it published its annual list of the best corporate websites—a top 30 narrowed dow… more…

Facebook's Libra White Paper Is Now Live
Forbes.com

Everything you wanted to know about Facebook’s new digital currency - Libra. more…

Smarter edge, smarter world: Discover the autonomous edge
Microsoft.com

Whether it’s in self-driving vehicles, mixed reality, or smart buildings, the autonomous edge has incredible potential to transform our lives for the better. In this post, we'll review four challenges to a smarter edge, and how to get started with Azure IoT E… more…

Rogers has finally offered an unlimited wireless data plan — will Bell and Telus follow?
Thestar.com

Rogers announced the first unlimited data wireless plan from a major national carrier in Canada on Wednesday. more…

GoTenna is ramping up public sector mesh networking with a $24M C round
TechCrunch

GoTenna is best known for its outdoors-oriented consumer products that let you text and share locations between smartphones off the grid. But the company has found that government work — military, fire, rescue — is the real market, and is pursuing it with a v… more…

Huawei Cancels Release of New Laptop After US Tech-Ban - The Epoch Times
Theepochtimes.com

Huawei Cancels Release of New Laptop After US Tech-Ban The Epoch Times Chinese tech giant Huawei decided to cancel the release of its new laptop after the U.S. tech ban. It is the first instance. Security concerns made the ban. more…

Chicago-area wireless equipment firm Cambium's IPO could reignite interest in local tech - Crain's Chicago Business
Chicagobusiness.com

Chicago-area wireless equipment firm Cambium's IPO could reignite interest in local tech Crain's Chicago Business Could this be the 'platform company' Chicago tech is looking for? more…