Frontier: Yes, yes, we’ve filed for bankruptcy protection, but that’s not stopping us giving key staff $38m in bonuses

Judge tells US ISP: OK, seems fair
Despite filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, US ISP Frontier Communications has insisted on giving key staff $38m in bonuses and other incentives – and an American judge has agreed.…

So how are your remote working tools shaping up?

Breaking free from the office – without breaking the office
Comment By now you’ve got this working-at-home business covered. Even if you find you’re occasionally eating your own weight in biscuits, you’ve bought a lighting kit to look professional on v…

BoJo buckles: UK govt to cut Huawei 5G kit use ‘to zero by 2023’ after pressure from Tory MPs, Uncle Sam

Whoa, no Huawei?!
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has reportedly agreed to a plan that will entirely cut Huawei equipment from the nation’s 5G networks within the next three years.…

Record-breaking Aussie boffins send 44.2 terabits a second screaming down 75km of fiber from single chip

Tech is perhaps five years away from actual deployment, we’re told
Australian scientists say they have broken data communications speed records by shifting 44.2 terabits per second over 75km of glass fiber from a single optical chip.…

International space station testing Wi-Fi links to incoming craft, with an eye on autonomous docking

Japanese mission also carrying rolling remote-control robot atop last of a famous rocket family
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency today (JAXA) said it successfully launched the last of its H-II transfer vehicles and a to the International Space St…

AT&T slapped down for its ‘5G E’ ads: You don’t have a 5G network, so stop saying so, says watchdog

Pah, fine, OK, we’ll do what you say, pouts giant telco to NARB
AT&T has been officially slapped down by America’s National Advertising Review Board (NARB) for its 5G Evolution campaign in which it branded its phone and network 5G E, despite not ac…

Imperial College London signs £5m campus sponsorship, 5G deal with Chinese comms bogeyman Huawei

That’ll endear it to the government, definitely
Imperial College London, currently in the headlines for its modelling of the spread of COVID-19 across the UK, has signed a five-year collaboration deal with controversial Chinese tech outfit Huawei.…

Remember April 2020? It brought pandemic, chaos and an unseasonable spike in new domain registrations

UK and Oz registries recorded mini-booms for new names but also an overall domain dip
New domain name registrations spiked in the UK and Australia in April.…

Huawei’s defiant spinning top says Chinese vendor can cope with renewed US sanctions

Is French policy the controversial company’s Achilles’ heel, though?
Huawei’s rotating chairman has admitted to the world’s media that his organisation has been “impacted” by a year of US sanctions against it – and he’s quite unhappy with France, too.……