News of Note—Azure helps push Microsoft shares to record high; U.K. board takes dim view of Huawei

news of note
(Pixabay)

Here are the other stories we're following today:

> Thanks in part to its Azure cloud computing services, Microsoft's bullish earnings report pushed its shares to a record high Friday morning. Reuters article

> A government-run oversight board has expressed concern over the use of Huawei's gear across the U.K.'s telecommunications infrastructure. The Register article

FREE DAILY NEWSLETTER

Like this story? Subscribe to FierceTelecom!

The Telecom industry is an ever-changing world where big ideas come along daily. Our subscribers rely on FierceTelecom as their must-read source for the latest news, analysis and data on the intersection of telecom and media. Sign up today to get telecom news and updates delivered to your inbox and read on the go.

> While blockchain has reached mainstream buzzword status, attendance numbers at a recent conference provided a reality check. Mashable article

> Veon, formerly known as VimpleCom, is abandoning its digital transformation efforts and cutting some jobs as it goes back to a more traditional telecoms model. Reuters article

Suggested Articles

After weeks of increases in voice and data traffic from millions of people working from home, network usage is starting to normalize, Verizon says.

TechSee's technology is helping Vodafone Group's customers stay connected while also reducing truck rolls to their homes.

Vodafone Group recently wrapped up a deployment of VMware's network virtual infrastructure across all of its 21 European business markets.