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Time-Machine Tuesday: Sometimes, sharing just isn’t enough

I’m going to take my laptop and go home.

Chains of binary data.

Blockchain marches steadily into global financial transaction networks

SWIFT, which runs the world's largest payments messaging network, announced plans to test blockchain as a method of allowing shareholders of financial services clients to cast votes electronically.

Conceptual blockchain imagery.

Global blockchain spending to hit $12.4B by 2022; finance sector leads growth

Blockchain spending is now expected to reach $12.4 billion within three years, according to IDC, with the U.S. spending more on the distributed ledger technology than any other region of the world.

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Why I’m excited for Apple’s Wi-Fi 6 iPhones

Don’t fret too much when Apple fails to introduce a 5G iPhone this year; it’s not terribly important that it does. Wi-Fi 6, on the other hand…

Throwback Thursday: Logic, shmogic, we've got a process

Company's wired network is being upgraded, and this user sits right next to a main conduit for the wires -- so she has a good idea of what's wrong when things go south.

Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's IP

Pilot fish is the volunteer on-call IT department for a church that has decided to let its congregation use the church's Wi-Fi network. What's so hard about that?

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There’s a newly acknowledged Edge local IP networking bug in Win10

Responding to complaints, Microsoft acknowledges that all of this month’s Win10 Patch Tuesday cumulative updates make it impossible to access certain local pages from Edge.

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Mingis on Tech: All about Google Fi

Google's foray into cellular networking, as an MVNO reselling wireless access, allows it to offer service that can undercut bigger rivals like AT&T and Verizon. Here's an explainer on what Google Fi is and does.

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Tech luminaries we lost in 2018

Hailing from five different nations, the 13 remarkable women and men memorialized here had a lasting influence on technology and the world.

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Why it really doesn't matter if Apple is ‘late’ to 5G

The early players in 5G will deliver half-baked services that don’t work to a thunder of marketing.

Now THAT'S the old-school way to pull wire!

Sure, we knew IT people have recruited animals from time to time to pull network wire through tight spaces -- but who knew it's been going on for a century and a half?

As usual, there's a simple explanation

IT manager puts in an order with an ISP to boost the company's bandwidth and get a bigger block of IP addresses, and the hardware is installed -- so why isn't it working?

What's new in IoT: Trends for 2019

The fourth edition of the Internet of Things Solutions World Congress (IoTSWC), which took place in Barcelona earlier this month, signaled an increasing interest in the technology, with the number of attendees increasing by 25 percent...

Problem solved!

Network services pilot fish visits a client that has recently upgraded its gear and moved everything to a server rack -- and is decidedly unhappy with the result.

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Apple’s Dual SIM tech is right place, right time

While only a few carriers will support Dual SIM at first, that number will grow fast. Here is everything you need to know about the new Dual SIM tech.

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Networks for a yottabyte world

The future requires networks that are qualitatively more flexible, scalable, efficient and manageable. Network function virtualization and software defined networks are the way forward.

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FPGA maker Xilinx aims new software programmable chips at data centers

Xilinx, which for decades has vied with rival Altera (now part of Intel) for technical leadership in FPGAs, is unveiling what it calls a new product category – the Adaptive Compute Acceleration Platform (ACAP) – that, it says, goes...

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Nokia expands home networking reach with mesh Wi-Fi product

Nokia wants to help carriers upgrade their mobile networks to 5G -- but it also wants to give home Wi-Fi a boost

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Broadcom raises its offer for Qualcomm to $120 billion

Broadcom upped its takeover bid for smartphone microprocessor maker Qualcomm on Monday, saying this is its final offer.

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8 lesser-known videoconferencing options for work

If some of your workers are too far away to join you in your huddle room, here are eight options to help them feel they're really there.

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