Taking on the tech giants: the lawyer fighting the power of algorithmic systems | Social networking

In July 2019, Cori Crider, a lawyer, investigator and activist, was introduced to a former Facebook employee whose work monitoring graphic content on the world’s largest social media platform had left deep psychological scars. As the moderator described the fallout of spending each day watching gruesome footage, Crider was first Continue Reading

ProLabs Enables Networking Upgrades for Healthcare Industry – Tempemail

Technology is transforming the way people shop, bank and travel, and perhaps one of its next big challenges is to make major inroads into how they receive healthcare. But reports on progress in the area of healthcare and technology uptake are conflicting. According to global consultants McKinsey, based on their Continue Reading

China may retaliate against Nokia, Ericsson if EU bans Huawei – Networking – Security- Tempemail

China is considering retaliating against telecom gear makers Nokia and Ericsson if the European Union follows the United States and Britain in banning Huawei Technologies from 5G networks, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Britain last week ordered telecom operators not to purchase 5G components Continue Reading

UK asks Japan for Huawei alternatives in 5G networks – Networking- Tempemail

The British government asked Japan to help build its 5G wireless networks without Huawei Technologies, the Nikkei said on Sunday, a further step in a global technology and security war between the United States and China. Britain named NEC and Fujitsu as potential alternative suppliers to Huawei, the business daily Continue Reading

Westpac to start consolidating bank ops onto new core network within weeks – Finance – Networking- Tempemail

Westpac will kick off the third and final phase of its long-running core network transformation within weeks, when it starts migrating all its different business units to run off the new single core. The core network transformation is one of two major programs of work run out of the bank’s Continue Reading

China warns UK that ‘dumping’ Huawei will come at a cost – Networking – Telco/ISP- Tempemail

China warned British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday that his decision to ban Huawei from the 5G network would cost Britain dearly in investment, casting the move as the result of politicised pressure from US President Donald Trump. Hours after Johnson ordered Huawei equipment to be purged from the Continue Reading

Attackers exploiting unpatched F5 BIG-IP devices – Security – Networking- Tempemail

A critical vulnerability in F5 data centre and enterprise network products that was revealed on July 1 this year is being actively exploited remotely, security researchers have observed. Security vendor NCCGroup’s Research and Intelligence Fusion Team (RIFT) has monitored the exploits since July 3 when it saw the first attacks,  Continue Reading

Westpac brings its branch network closer to cloud – Finance – Projects – Cloud – Networking – Telco/ISP- Tempemail

Westpac is one-third of the way through a major network upgrade supporting its 950 bank branches Australia-wide, bringing them NBN fibre, wi-fi 6, and a shorter route to the cloud. The ‘big four’ bank is in the process of deploying a Cisco software-defined WAN or SD-WAN across its physical bank Continue Reading

Nokia to add open interfaces to its telecom equipment – Networking – Software- Tempemail

Finland’s Nokia on Tuesday became the first major telecom equipment maker to commit to adding open interfaces in its products that will allow mobile operators to build networks that are not tied to a vendor. The new technology, dubbed Open Radio Access Network (Open RAN), aims to reduce reliance on Continue Reading