Roses are red, so is ketchup, ‘naked’ Huawei tells its critics to belt up

Comms giant bared all to Brit security services, says chief
Eric Xu, one of three rotating chairmen at Huawei, has said the company is “naked” before the British security services with whom it shares its most intimate secrets: its source code.…

Sigfox cracks open IoT radio protocol specs for world+dog (+badgers?)

Low-power ultra-narrowband network for your street, ma’am?
Who at one time hasn’t wanted to install a low-power ultra-narrowband radio network in embedded objects all over the neighbourhood? Perhaps you wanted to keep an eye on the local badgers? Well,…

Go big (without our bandwidth) or go home, Verizon: Texas mulls outlawing 911 throttling after Cali wildfire fiasco

Public safety versus profit
A law proposed in Texas would make it illegal for mobile networks in the US state to throttle internet connectivity during an emergency.…

Cisco sues lawyers on its own side – for bigger slice of capacitor price-fixing settlement pie

Class action lawsuit over component sparks legal fight
Cisco is fighting its own side’s lawyers to get a bigger slice of an electronic component price-fixing payout pie in the latest unedifying class-action lawsuit.…

Ivan to be left alone: Russia preps to turn its internet into an intranet

NATO ‘aggression’, state control of browsing, it’s all the same
Russia is reportedly preparing to turn its internet into a nationwide intranet as preparation for hacking attacks from the West.…

Uncle Sam to its friends around the world: You can buy technology the easy way, or the Huawei

US govt State Dept boss Mike Pompeo: We’ll shut you out if you’re using kit from Chinese maker
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says his department may punish countries that purchase hardware from Chinese telecoms giant Huawei.…

Never mind that naked selfie scandal… Brazil lights the, er, kindling, dot-Amazon saga roars back into life

Seven-year battle could be finally coming to an end
A seven-year fight over the introduction of .amazon top-level domains may finally be resolved this week with crunch talks in Brazil.…

Not heard owt bad about Huawei, says EU Commish infosec bod

But you’ll love our sticker scheme… right?
Interview The EU has not seen evidence that Huawei poses a threat to its internal markets – and says that even if it had, blocking the controversial Chinese company’s products is up to EU member nations, not…