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Mirantis has new telecom edge cloud offering

2020 is the year for the 5G network market, report Gartner says the worldwide market will spike in value as businesses gear up in preparation of 5G rollouts. If 5G is to get anywhere, it needs the cloud. In particular, telecoms need Kubernetes-based edge computing. That’s why Mirantis is bringing the open-source ...

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Telstra places its IT services businesses under Purple banner

Image: Chris Duckett/ZDNet Telstra is taking its business technology services functions and repackaging them under the name of Telstra Purple. Former brands and companies in the market such such as VMTech, MSC, Readify, Kloud, Bridgepoint, O2, NSC, iVision, and Company85 will be retired under the consolidation, which will cover over ...

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All your IoT devices are doomed

Image: Pixar First, it was Aether’s smart speaker, the Cone. Then, it was the Google Revolv smart hub. Then NetGear’s connected home wireless security cameras, VueZone was killed off. And in March of 2019, it was the Jibo cloud-connected robot. And while it’s not rendering the products into e-waste, Google ...

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USB4 is ready: Twice as fast, smaller, and hitting devices in 2020

USB Type-C gets authentication to protect against malicious devices USB-IF announced it will roll out a USB Type-C authentication program to protect against non-compliant USB chargers and USB malware risks. The official Thunderbolt-based USB4 specification is complete, the group that designs it announced on Tuesday. USB4 is the next major ...

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