News of Note—Cisco: interoperability is key; Oracle bows cloud service; Microsoft's AI strategy charts own course

news of note

Here are the other stories we're following today:

> As networks become more complex, it's even more important to have open, interoperable standards in place for the telecom industry. Cisco blog post

> Oracle launched a new autonomous cloud service that includes artificial intelligence and machine learning integrations. BusinessTech article

> Microsoft has decided to go its own way when it comes to artificial intelligence. Wired article