Strategy – Innovation

Researchers: Are we on the cusp of an ‘AI winter’? – https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-51064369

Shodan IoT Search Engine – https://www.shodan.io/

World Wide Web’s Sir Tim swells his let’s-remake-the-internet startup with Bruce Schneier, fellow tech experts – https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/24/solid_nrupt_plans/

International Women in HPC Summit – https://www.computecanada.ca/featured/international-women-in-hpc-summit/

 

Networking

Remote Communications During A Crisis Can Be Challenging – Some Things To Think About – https://netcraftsmen.com/remote-communications-during-a-crisis-can-be-challenging-some-things-to-think-about/

Why Do Network and Application Performance Need to Be Superior? – https://blogs.cisco.com/sp/why-do-network-and-application-performance-need-to-be-superior

Coronavirus challenges remote networking – https://www.itworld.com/article/3532440/coronavirus-challenges-remote-networking.html

 

Internet Security – Privacy

Microsoft Leaves 250M Customer Service Records Open to the Web – https://threatpost.com/microsoft-250m-customer-service-records-open/152086/

‘Unfixable’ boot ROM security flaw in millions of Intel chips could spell ‘utter chaos’ for DRM, file encryption, etc- https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/05/unfixable_intel_csme_flaw/

Multiple nation-state groups are hacking Microsoft Exchange servers – https://www.zdnet.com/article/multiple-nation-state-groups-are-hacking-microsoft-exchange-servers/

The hairy issue of end-to-end encrypted instant messaging – https://blog.apnic.net/2020/03/19/the-hairy-issue-of-end-to-end-encrypted-instant-messaging/

 

Policy – Regulation

CBC Leads Call for New Government Regulations to Support “Trusted” News Sources – http://www.michaelgeist.ca/2020/02/cbc-leads-call-for-new-government-regulations-to-support-trusted-news-sources/

Would-be .org gobbler Ethos Capital promises to keep prices down in last-ditch effort to keep $1.1bn deal alive – https://go.theregister.co.uk/feed/www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/25/org_purchaser_promises/

FCC grants temporary spectrum access to keep America connected during Covid-19 – https://www.fibre-systems.com/news/fcc-grants-temporary-spectrum-access-keep-america-connected-during-covid-19

 

Open Source Technology

Why freeing Windows 7 opens doors – http://www.fsf.org/blogs/community/why-freeing-windows-7-opens-doors

Let’s Encrypt, Jim Meyering, and Clarissa Lima Borges receive FSF’s 2019 Free Software Awards – http://www.fsf.org/news/lets-encrypt-jim-meyering-and-clarissa-lima-borges-receive-fsfs-2019-free-software-awards

Don’t love diff? Use Meld instead – https://opensource.com/article/20/3/meld

 

Unified Communications – VoIP

Can We Get On With a Distributed Collaborative Workflow, Please? – https://blogs.cisco.com/collaboration/can-we-get-on-with-a-distributed-collaborative-workflow-please

Inside our new Reality: Musings from a Zoom Virtual Event – https://www.nojitter.com/product-news/inside-our-new-reality-musings-zoom-virtual-event

Signal:  Technology Preview: Signal Private Group System – https://signal.org/blog/signal-private-group-system

 

Wireless

CANARIE: eduroam Security Best Practices – https://www.canarie.ca/eduroam-security-best-practices/

FAQ: What in the wireless world is CBRS? – https://www.networkworld.com/article/3180615/faq-what-in-the-wireless-world-is-cbrs.html

 

Cloud Computing

AWS: Session Manager now available directly from the Amazon EC2 console – https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2019/12/session-manager-now-available-directly-from-amazon-ec2-console

7 best practices for managing a multi-cloud environment – https://www.idginsiderpro.com/article/3489759/7-best-practices-for-managing-a-multi-cloud-environment.html

NASA to launch 247 petabytes of data into AWS – but forgot about eye-watering cloudy egress costs before lift-off – https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/19/nasa_cloud_data_migration_mess/

 

Telecom – Carrier

APNIC: At the bottom of the sea: a short history of submarine cables – https://blog.apnic.net/2020/02/12/at-the-bottom-of-the-sea-a-short-history-of-submarine-cables/

Telus to donate $10 million to address public healthcare crisis – https://www.itworldcanada.com/?p=428689

Battle at the Edge: Telcos versus Cloud Giants – https://www.networkcomputing.com/data-centers/battle-edge-telcos-versus-cloud-giants

 

Applications – Servers – Workstations

Linux in 2020: 27.8 million lines of code in the kernel, 1.3 million in systemd – https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/06/linux_2020_kernel_systemd_code/

Surge in home working highlights Microsoft licensing issue: If you are not on subscription, working remotely is a premium feature – https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/20/surge_in_home_working/

Ampere starts shipping 80-core server CPU, Microsoft samples Arm chip – https://www.datacenterdynamics.com/en/news/ampere-starts-shipping-80-core-server-cpu-microsoft-samples-arm-chip/

Discourse for Science and Academia – https://blog.discourse.org/2020/01/discourse-for-science-and-academia/

 

Resort and Hospitality Tech

Trump Administration Orders Shiji to Sell Hotel Tech Company StayNTouch – https://hospitalitytech.com/trump-administration-orders-shiji-sell-hotel-tech-company-stayntouch

For Hoteliers, the COVID-19 Health Crisis May Be an Opportunity to Focus on Technology Improvement – https://hoteltechnologynews.com/2020/03/for-hoteliers-the-covid-19-health-crisis-may-be-an-opportunity-to-focus-on-technology-improvement/