Telecom and Networking

Intel, Qualcomm and Google are cutting off business with Huawei

It seems that USA-China trade war has really started now: America was the land of free trade … precisely until it is not anymore. https://www.androidauthority.com/intel-qualcomm-huawei-988011/ Intel, Qualcomm, Broadcom, and Xilinx have reportedly moved to stop supplying Huawei. Google has also suspended business with Huawei in the wake of the ban. https://techcrunch.com/2019/05/20/several-chip-companies-including-qualcomm-and-intel-have-reportedly-stopped-supplying-huawei-after-blacklist/ According to Bloomberg, semiconductor

China Spying on Undersea Internet Cables – Schneier on Security

https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2019/04/china_spying_on.html It seems that supply chain security is an insurmountably hard problem in Internet age. For years, the US and the Five Eyes seems to have had a monopoly on spying on the Internet around the globe. Now other countries seem to want in too. The recent focus on cyber security discussion has been a

Internet RFC Series Turn 50

http://www.circleid.com/posts/20190407_internet_rfc_series_turn_50/We have just passed the fiftieth anniversary for the Internet “Request for Comments” (RFC) series which started in April 1969 with the publication of RFC1 titled “Host Software” authored by Stephen D. Crocker. — “Today, more than 8500 RFCs have been published, ranging across best practice information, experimental protocols, informational material, and, of course, Internet

Does 5G pose health risks?| EDN

https://www.edn.com/electronics-blogs/5g-waves/4461754/Does-5G-pose-health-risks—part-1- There has been some talk about 5G and health risks that range from hardly anything to frying your brain and controlling the population. This interesting article series is exploring the health risks posed by mmWave radiation onto humans. Millimeter wave (mmWave) frequencies extend from 30 GHz to 300 GHz. From the literature, there can

New Tech Secures Medical Devices By Using Your Body as a Conduit for Communication

https://blog.hackster.io/new-tech-secures-medical-devices-by-using-your-body-as-a-conduit-for-communication-8ca7b8128f67 The article says: “Virtually all wearable devices today communicate wirelessly through either Bluetooth, WiFi, or simple RF (Radio Frequency) signals. While we could try to make those more secure, there is always the possibility that they could be intercepted or spoofed. This new technology avoids the problem altogether by allowing devices to communicate across

Open-source communities fight over telco market | TechCrunch

https://techcrunch.com/2019/02/27/open-source-communities-fight-over-telco-market/ The Linux Foundation (LF) had its own booth at MWC. The booth is shared by the three LF projects: the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), Hyperleger and Linux Foundation Networking, the home of many of the foundational projects like ONAP and the Open Platform for NFV(OPNFV) that power many a modern network. With the

Networking trends 2019

5G? IoT? Fiber Deep? 600G? We Are ready for networking at 2019! For years we have all been talking about the emergence of 5G services, the Internet of Things (IoT) and the new high-capacity, low-latency network architectures that will be needed to support the resulting onslaught of bandwidth. Higher-speed data rates are critical to electronic evolution