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Live updates reducing public cloud downtime

The bad news is that a Xen Security Advisory sent to public cloud providers has prompted an update to various infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), which means rebooting the systems. The good news is that IaaS providers have improved their live update capabilities to reduce the number of complete reboots.

Enterprises opting for 'off-the-shelf' when it comes to IoT

Enterprises are increasingly turning to "off-the-shelf" Internet of Things (IoT) products instead of the more expensive customized products that have characterized many enterprise IoT implementations, according to a Verizon report released Monday.

What really happened with Juniper's last CEO?

The sudden departure of Juniper Networks' last CEO Shaygan Kheradpir last year may have been a surprise, but now the mystery of his resignation might be solved.

Verizon beefs up IoT security with managed certificate service

CIOs and IT security pros are concerned about the security risks that millions of Internet of Things devices can pose to their networks and equipment. To address these security concerns, Verizon Enterprise Solutions rolled out last week a managed certificate security service for enterprises to authenticate IoT devices, reported Larry Dignan with ZDNet.

Spotlight: Cablevision sues Verizon over Wi-Fi claims

As Cablevision prepares to launch its Freewheel Wi-Fi phone service, it is suing Verizon Communications for what it alleges are false claims about its Wi-Fi speeds in Verizon ads, reported WirelessWeek.

Spotlight: Researcher uncovers security flaw in Verizon's FiOS service

A security flaw in Verizon's FiOS service exposed email accounts of Verizon customers to hijacking, reports Security Week.

News Scan: Verizon joins Sprint in cutting jobs; Apple to accept China UnionPay cards in China stores; more

Check out the hottest news items for Nov. 17, including the expected job cuts at Verizon, Apple cozying up to China's UnionPay, the growth on the horizon for 802.15.4 wireless devices, new readable tech from Fujitsu and a plan for iBeacons from Hudson's Bay.

Telcos mount opposition to Obama's 'Third Way' for net neutrality

The President could not have been unaware his decision to back Title II reclassification of the Internet as a common carrier would only come after a long, hard fight.

News Scan: Judge orders documents released in GT bankruptcy; Verizon, AT&T work on VoLTE interoperability; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Wednesday, Nov. 5, including a federal judge's orders to publicly release documents related to the bankruptcy of Apple's sapphire supplier GT, Verizon and AT&T's work for VoLTE interoperability by next year, Google and LG's long-term patent cross-licensing agreement, retailers targeting mobile promotions to capitalize on unique features of smartphones and the 49ers use Aruba Networks stadium beacon network and location-based app.

Wireless service providers injecting 'perma-cookies' users cannot opt out of

Companies doing their best to secure and encrypt mobile devices used to transmit sensitive data may be undermined by an injection of a "perma-cookie" from their service providers, recent reports indicate.