Category Archives: Networking

Seasonal affective disorder

Seasonal affective disorder It’s 1984, and pilot fish’s software development unit is getting ready to move into brand-new quarters in a building that’s still under construction. Electricians are already installing the power and telephone wiring for all of the offices and cubicles, so it’s decided to have them install the Ethernet cabling as well. […]

Huawei ban may be delayed, but can the company survive without the U.S.? | TECH(feed)

Huawei ban may be delayed, but can the company survive without the U.S.? | TECH(feed) First the Trump Administration banned business transactions between Huawei and U.S. companies. But now, the White House’s budget director has called for a two-year delay on the ban. If this ban does go into effect, how hard will Huawei […]

How the U.S. ban on Huawei is affecting business | TECH(feed)

How the U.S. ban on Huawei is affecting business | TECH(feed) The U.S. ban on Huawei business has already affected small telecom carriers in rural areas. And, unsurprisingly, Huawei responded to the ban with increased legal pressure. This fight is far from over, and Juliet has the latest updates in today’s episode of TECH(feed). […]

Time-Machine Tuesday: Sometimes, sharing just isn’t enough

Time-Machine Tuesday: Sometimes, sharing just isn’t enough Pilot fish is the IT site manager for a small paper mill where he’s responsible for supporting most of the users. But it’s complicated. “We use a second-party truck-management company,” fish says. “And they have an outside company that supports their IT needs remotely.” And because the […]

The Mobile World Congress 2019 aftermath | TECH(talk)

The Mobile World Congress 2019 aftermath | TECH(talk) This year’s MWC was mainly about 5G networking. And foldable phones. In fact, it was the foldables that stole the show, according to PC World’s Michael Simon. He and Computerworld Executive Editor Ken Mingis chew over both topics in this episode of TECH(talk). Source: Networking

Foldable phones and 5G: Highlights from Mobile World Congress 2019 | TECH(talk)

Foldable phones and 5G: Highlights from Mobile World Congress 2019 | TECH(talk) This year’s MWC was mainly about 5G networking. And foldable phones. In fact, it was the foldables that stole the show, according to PC World’s Michael Simon. He and Computerworld Executive Editor Ken Mingis chew over both topics in this episode of […]

All about the Samsung Galaxy S10, MWC '19 and foldable phones | TECH(talk)

All about the Samsung Galaxy S10, MWC ’19 and foldable phones | TECH(talk) Samsung kicked off a busy week for mobile devices with the Samsung Galaxy S10 line-up, just ahead of this year’s Mobile World Congress. That makes it a perfect time to talk about the S10, foldable phones and 5G networking. Source: Networking

Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's IP

Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor’s IP Pilot fish is the volunteer on-call IT department for a church where it’s been decided that the congregation should be able to use the church’s Wi-Fi. “Easy enough,” says fish. “The existing access points support a guest network. “Another IT volunteer sets up the existing APs in […]