Verizon tech pleads to selling customer call data
Fri Sep 30 11:23:54 EDT 2016
Plea agreement, first reported by Ars Technica, sold Verizon customer info to private investigator for five years As the internet of things, particularly wearables, continues to perpetuate, so too does the conversation around access and dissemination of personal data. But, as a please deal struck by a Verizon technician reveals, the IoT is just one [...]
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Test and Measurement: Anritsu buys Azimuth Systems
Fri Sep 30 11:12:23 EDT 2016
Japan-based test company Anritsu is buying channel emulation specialist Azimuth Systems for an undisclosed sum and plans to turn the company into an Anritsu subsidiary. This expands Anritsu’s overall test portfolio, and Anritsu said that it plans to integrate Azimuth’s channel emulation capabilities across Anritsu product lines. Azimuth Systems is privately held; terms of the [...]
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Nokia: AR and VR will require distributed equipment to address latency
Fri Sep 30 11:10:28 EDT 2016
Nokia CTO and Bell Labs President Marcus Weldon discusses the network of the future PHILADELPHIA–In a part keynote address, part physics lecture at the SCTE/IBSE Cable Tec Expo, Marcus Weldon of Nokia Bell Labs discussed how future networks will need to be highly distributed to keep up with both bandwidth and latency demands of emerging [...]
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How IoT is expected to transform the insurance industry
Fri Sep 30 10:56:14 EDT 2016
Insurance companieslooking to cut costs, improve business practices and better assess clients’ risk levels, will increasingly invest in the internet of things, according to Business Insider. Some auto and health insurers are already offering a new type of insurance, usage-based insurance (UBI), that uses IoT devices to track clients’ activity andoffer discounts or rewards for [...]
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