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Counting down the top wireless nightmares

Halloween is upon us and  FierceWireless  is counting down the top wireless nightmares in its annual feature. From Tim Cook's worries over China to John Legere's concerns over Sprint, Phil Goldstein, editor of  FierceWireless, takes a look at various scary scenarios that are keeping wireless industry executives awake at night.  Read more

Wireline Scarefest: What's making executives afraid to turn out the lights

Halloween is time for ghosts, goblins, or maybe firing up the Roku or Wii device to watch Bruce Campbell of Burn Notice fame fight off zombies in the B-movie classic  The Evil Dead on Netflix.  But it's also a time to reflect on some of the challenging issues and scenarios that the wireline industry is facing.

Reports of Exalt's death 'greatly exaggerated,' CEO says

Exalt Communications may be long gone, but its successor, Exalt Wireless, is in for the long haul. So says the company's CEO, who's still bullish on the company's long-term prospects.

TDG: U.S. broadband homes continue to cut the pay-TV cord

Whether it is Netflix, Hulu or Amazon Prime, it's clear that consumers have a plethora of online video choices they can access via their broadband lines.

Online video files used to transport stolen data, cloud security provider says

Online video sharing services are becoming a "perfect medium" for cybercriminals to obtain sensitive data about companies without being detected by traditional security tools, a cloud security company says.

ShoreTel's board rejects Mitel's $540M acquisition bid

ShoreTel's board of directors has rejected Mitel Networks' $540 million unsolicited bid to acquire the company, saying that it undervalues the company and its growth prospects.

Ericsson picks up network deals with Telenor, Algeria Telecom

Ericsson made a good start to the week by announcing two network deals on Monday--one in Europe and one in Africa.

Italy eyes Wi-Fi to close broadband gap

Italy's government will be asked to consider establishing a nationwide €5 million ($6.3 million) public Wi-Fi network considered essential to close broadband coverage gaps relative to neighbouring European countries.

Data center virtualization drives up adoption of next-gen firewalls

As businesses continue to consolidate their data centers and adopt virtualization, software-defined networking (SDN) and cloud computing, the use of next-gen firewalls is rising, says a new ABI Research report.

Equinix brings Amazon Web Services Direct Connect to its German data centers

Equinix has added Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect cloud service to its Frankfurt, Germany, International Business Exchange (IBX) data centers, bringing the total number of Equinix metros offering the service to eight globally.