Web Roundup
Items from other news organizations

D.C. government targeted by overseas hacking attempt, referred matter to feds

D.C. officials block ‘widespread’ attempt to breach cyberdefenses

Florida schools turn to emergency tech after campus shootings

AT&T updates on FirstNet, gigabit LTE and 5G

Communications Workers of America (CWA) opposes FCC proposal for ‘one touch’ installations on utility poles

Alaska’s strategy in the fight against ransomware

GRU hackers vs. U.S. elections: How they did it (and likely will try again)

Hackers find creative way to steal $7.7 million without being detected

Despite Trump’s assurances, states struggling to protect 2020 election

T-Mobile and Sprint: How fewer competitors could increase competition

T-Mobile, Nokia teaming up on 3.5 billion 5G deal

The Trump administration is talking to Google and Facebook about potential rules for online privacy

GOP leaders yawn at Trump’s shutdown threats

New York orders Charter out of state, says it must sell Time Warner Cable

California proposal calls for taxes on all connected devices to pay for 911 upgrade

 

Briefing Room   
News announcements from our industry

National 911 Program seeks input on state 911 plans, NG911 guidelines

Motorola Solutions files copyright-infringement complaint against Hytera Communications in federal court

Hytera statement on proceedings in federal district court

Babette Boliek appointed as FCC’s chief economist

Diane Sutter, Anna Gomez named as chair, vice chair of FCC’s Advisory Committee on Diversity and Digital Empowerment

FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly’s letter to Puerto Rico about 911 fee diversion

Panasonic unveils sleeker, slimmer handheld devices to the Toughbook line

LA-RICS expands testing of ESChat capabilities

Avtec intros new family of public-safety dispatch solutions at APCO 2018