Carol Pinchefsky

FCC to Investigate D-Block Auction

The Federal Communications Commission will investigate complaints that a contractor tried to extort potential bidders for a block of the spectrum set aside for emergency responders, and doomed the...

Spectrum Auction Process Disputed

The 700MHz spectrum auction ended March 18 after 50 days of bidding, taking in $19.6 billion for the federal government, even though the D block-reserved for emergency access by...

Ethical Concerns Swirl Around D Block Spectrum Auction

A portion of the wireless spectrum, for which bidding closed March 18, failed to meet the government's reserve price.Now, public interest groups and members of Congress are urging the...

Sun Completes $1B Buyout of MySQL

Sun Microsystems officials said they are ready to start working with MySQL customers and developers after finalizing its $1 billion acquisition of the open-source database software company.Sun CEO and...

Surprises in Spectrum Bidding

Which is more surprising? That Chevron, an oil company awash in cash, could become a wireless carrier?Or that Paul Allen, the multibillionaire Microsoft co-founder, may be planning to boost...

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Liveops Taps CDW to Modernize Services

Arizona-based Liveops is a contact center-as-a-service (CCaaS) provider that provides agent services for several industries, including insurance, retail and health services. The company was...

Palo Alto Networks Shifts Zero Trust To Application Layer

Palo Alto Networks has announced what it calls Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) 2.0, which shifts the focus of ZTNA from the network to...

Airiam’s Art Ocain on Preventing Fraud in the SME Market

I spoke with Art Ocain, VP of Cybersecurity and Incident Response at Airiam, about why small and mid-size enterprises are more prone to cyberattack...

Lenovo Expands SSG Offerings with PCCW Solutions Acquisition

Strategic relationships are commonplace in the tech industry and typically enable the vendors involved to better serve shared customers and markets. But a few...

Komprise’s Krishna Subramanian on Managing Unstructured Data

I spoke with Krishna Subramanian, President and COO of Komprise, about best practices in managing unstructured data, a data type that many companies are...