Large Mobile Operators Expand 4G Services Throughout North America with Ceragon's IP-20 Platform

Complete wireless backhaul solution that enables them to meet their operational efficiency targets

CTIA SuperMobility Week

LITTLE FALLS, New Jersey, September 9, 2015 - wireless backhaul specialist Ceragon Networks Ltd. today announced that three large North American mobile operators, all existing Ceragon customers, are deploying its IP-20 platform for their separate 4G network expansion and modernization projects.

Parsec Technologies Announces New Penta-Band LTE Antenna for IoT Applications

High Efficiency With Small Ground Plane Requirements

CTIA SuperMobility Week

Plano, Texas – Parsec Technologies, Inc., a global provider of advanced antenna and semiconductor technology announces a new line of high efficiency LTE antennas beginning with the PTA700-LTE Antenna. Parsec’s PTA-700-LTE Cellular Antenna is a penta-band, surface mount (SMT) antenna based on a revolutionary structure which provides broadband high efficiency cellular connectivity for a variety of devices in the IoT and M2M space. It delivers reliable, 60% efficiency in a design that has a small 1.5” x 2.0” ground plane requirement, with no external matching components needed.

Ex-Intel security chief says cyber firm ForeScout not ready for IPO just yet

Access control technology scans an organization remotely to detect every device connecting to its networks


TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Fast-growing Israeli-U.S. cybersecurity firm ForeScout Technologies is set on listing on Wall Street, but may not be ready to launch an IPO in the next year, especially if financial markets remain volatile, its chief executive said.

Technology research firm Gartner ranks ForeScout as a market leader in the field of access control, which scans an organization remotely to detect every device connecting to its networks, while blocking out anything lacking appropriate credentials.

U.S., tech industry fight over email privacy heads to appeals court

The case is the first in which a U.S. corporation has fought a warrant seeking data held abroad


NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday will consider whether U.S. law enforcement can make American technology companies hand over customers' emails held overseas, in a case closely watched by privacy advocates, news organizations and business groups.

Microsoft Corp is challenging a U.S. search warrant seeking the emails of an individual stored on a server in Ireland as part of a drug investigation. Details of the probe, including the identity of the person, have not been made public.

Key Success Factors for IoT in Manufacturing

Applying Big Data and analytics will be the basis of creating more and improved operations

Today, most advanced version of operating machines are using computer aided systems and controls. Today machines are programmed to perform in synch with each other on production line. The vision of the future is that such machines will communicate and work with each other and will be controlled using internet or wireless infrastructure i.e. IoT.

Justice Department tightens cellphone tracking rules

There will be exceptions that will allow federal agencies to use cell-site simulators without obtaining a warrant


WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors and some federal law enforcement agencies will need to obtain a search warrant to use devices that track cellphone locations, under a policy announced by the U.S. Justice Department on Thursday.

Until now, U.S. attorneys and Justice Department agencies, including the FBI and the Drug Enforcement Administration, have been able to use cell-site simulators without applying for a warrant or outlining a probable cause.

BlackBerry to buy rival Good Technology for $425 million

Deal may help one-time smartphone pioneer win new customers for its enterprise services business


TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's BlackBerry Ltd said on Friday it will buy rival mobile software provider Good Technology Corp for $425 million, to boost its ability to help corporate clients manage smartphones running on different operating systems.

The cash deal may help BlackBerry, a one-time smartphone pioneer, win new customers for its services business, a priority as it shifts focus to device management software for enterprise customers. More than half the devices running on Good's systems are Apple Inc products such as the iPhone.

With abundant energy, Iceland woos power-hungry data centers

Hoping its cool climate and cheap reliable power can entice operators


COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - As it emerges from financial isolation, Iceland is trying to make a name for itself again, this time in the business of data centers -- warehouses that consume enormous amounts of energy to store the information of 3.2 billion internet users.

The island has long been associated with hi-tech trends such as the 'Eve' video game, the genome deCode project or singer Bjork's use of software as well as its links to filesharing site Pirate Bay, the Silk Road online black market and Wikileaks.

Qualcomm president says splitting company may not create value

President Derek Aberle sounds cautionary note about a potential breakup of licensing and chips divisions


NEW YORK (Reuters) - Qualcomm Inc's President Derek Aberle, under pressure from activist hedge fund Jana Partners to improve the licensing and chip design firm's stock performance, on Thursday sounded a cautionary note about a potential breakup of the company.

Stressing that the board and management do not expect to complete a review of a possible split until the end of the year, Aberle told Reuters that Qualcomm agrees with Jana that its stock is undervalued. Shares have fallen 25 percent over the past 12 months, whereas the S&P 500 is down 2.25 percent.

U.S. cyber security firm Tanium valued at $3.5 billion

Technology checks several million computers on a network and can deploy a patch in 15 seconds or less


SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Cyber security software firm Tanium has raised $120 million from investment firms as more U.S. federal agencies rely on its technology to fend off attacks from nation-states and hackers, the company announced Wednesday.

Tanium closed the round - its third in just more than a year - at a $3.5 billion valuation. The company was valued at $1.8 billion in March, the last time it raised cash.

Tanium is the highest-valued venture-backed cyber security company worldwide, according CB Insights, which does research on venture capital.

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