Microsoft is adding another piece to its growing 5G technology portfolio by acquiring Metaswitch Networks, which develops networking and voice communications software for cable and wireless providers. Metaswitch was founded in 1981 by former IBM executives. The deal, which follows Microsoft acquisition last month of a similar company called Affirmed Networks, illustrates how cloud providers...
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How to Curb Tech Executives’ Power
This is the month that net neutrality died. But maybe, if we strengthen other checks on the power of tech and telecom company executives, we don’t need to mourn its loss. I believe the inevitable outcome of the horrifying political violence on January 6 is that content noninterference will soon become a fringe position. With each new incident of violence, calls for deplatforming by...
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