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General Electric fixing bug in software after warning about power-grid hacks

AT&T launches ‘5G Evolution’ marketing, boosts network speeds in Austin

AT&T hopes you forget it’s a phone company

Sepura takeover latest: Spanish investigation of Hytera purchase terminated

House homeland-security chair: Expect a major IT-modernization push after cyber executive order

FCC greenlights small-cell free-for-all in the United States

Utility poles pose problems for 5G and more

State CIOs dig into tax data, election hacks and FirstNet

AT&T needs supplemental Band 14 solutions to build FirstNet

Congressional staffers to get a cybersecurity crash course

If the government shuts down, some of its websites, databases and IT does, too

NTIA Internet of Things effort aims to finalize security guidance by June

Six definitions that are preventing consensus on net neutrality

Tech made cities too expensive. Here’s how to fix it

Google Fiber confirms it will wire Louisville

 

Briefing Room   
News announcements from our industry

Motorola Solutions and RapidSOS introduce precise location for 911 smartphone calls

Verizon releases 10th annual data breach investigation report

Westell announces general availability of NFPA-compliant battery backup unit for public-safety and FirstNet signal boosters

NXDN digital protocol accepted by the International Telecommunications Union-Radio Communications Sector (ITU-R)

FCC announces tentative agenda for commission’s May open meeting

Airbus blog: 5 things that professional push-to-talk can do

Kontron takes LoRa network for a journey with its standalone server and IoT gateway for on-board rail

DARPA selects Rockwell Collins to provide technology to help protect platforms against cyberattacks