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How longstanding disagreements between the FCC and FAA over potential risks to aircraft remained unresolved in the lead up to the 5G C-band rollout in the US (Wall Street Journal)

Wall Street Journal: How longstanding disagreements between the FCC and FAA over potential risks to aircraft remained unresolved in the lead up to the 5G C-band rollout in the US  —  Longstanding disagreements between federal agencies over potential risks to aircraft remained unresolved in the days leading to the 5G debut Source link

How advances in semiconductor fabrication equipment are being applied to the production of nano-scale microelectromechanical systems, or MEMS (Christopher Mims/Wall Street Journal)

Christopher Mims / Wall Street Journal: How advances in semiconductor fabrication equipment are being applied to the production of nano-scale microelectromechanical systems, or MEMS  —  For years, engineers have made microchips ever smaller and more powerful.  Now they’re applying the technology to a host of miniature marvels. Source link

Anitian, which offers enterprise cloud security and compliance software, raises a $55M Series B led by Sageview Capital, bringing its total funding to $71M (Malia Spencer/Portland Business Journal)

Malia Spencer / Portland Business Journal: Anitian, which offers enterprise cloud security and compliance software, raises a $55M Series B led by Sageview Capital, bringing its total funding to $71M  —  A Portland-area cloud security and compliance software maker has secured $55 million from investors to further fuel growth of its enterprise platform. Source link

BigTime Software, which helps companies monitor and manage their finances through budgeting, tracking, and invoicing, raises $100M from Vista Equity Partners (Jim Dallke/Chicago Business Journal)

Jim Dallke / Chicago Business Journal: BigTime Software, which helps companies monitor and manage their finances through budgeting, tracking, and invoicing, raises $100M from Vista Equity Partners  —  Chicago tech firm BigTime Software has landed a large investment from Vista Equity Partners as it looks to grow its software for professional services firms. Source link

CB Insights: investments in European tech rose to $93.3B in 2021, up 142% YoY, in 7,051 deals, compared to 5,746 in 2020 (Julie Steinberg/Wall Street Journal)

Julie Steinberg / Wall Street Journal: CB Insights: investments in European tech rose to $93.3B in 2021, up 142% YoY, in 7,051 deals, compared to 5,746 in 2020  —  Government acceleration programs show signs of paying off  —  Europe’s tech scene has struggled to emerge from the shadows of giants in the U.S. and Asia …

CB Insights: investments in European tech rose to $93.3B in 2021, up 142% YoY, in 7,051 deals, compared to 5,746 in 2020 (Julie Steinberg/Wall Street Journal) Read More »

Twitter will let iOS users of its Blue subscription service use NFTs as their profile pictures (Salvador Rodriguez/Wall Street Journal)

Salvador Rodriguez / Wall Street Journal: Twitter will let iOS users of its Blue subscription service use NFTs as their profile pictures  —  Service will be available to some users of the company’s Blue subscriber service  —  Twitter Inc. will start allowing some users to use nonfungible tokens as their profile pictures … Source link

Biden signs a memorandum expanding the NSA's role in protecting sensitive government networks, and mandating cybersecurity practices at DoD and spy agencies (Dustin Volz/Wall Street Journal)

Dustin Volz / Wall Street Journal: Biden signs a memorandum expanding the NSA’s role in protecting sensitive government networks, and mandating cybersecurity practices at DoD and spy agencies  —  White House order mandates cybersecurity practices at Defense Department, spy agencies, contractors Source link

AT&T and Verizon temporarily restrict 5G expansion plans near US airports, but a few airlines will still suspend some flights Wednesday amid Boeing guidance (Wall Street Journal)

Wall Street Journal: AT&T and Verizon temporarily restrict 5G expansion plans near US airports, but a few airlines will still suspend some flights Wednesday amid Boeing guidance  —  Flight suspensions occur even as AT&T and Verizon agree to limit signals within 2 miles of runways to address air-safety concerns Source link

Sources: Activision Blizzard has fired or pushed out over 36+ and disciplined ~40 others since July, after allegations of sexual harassment and other misconduct (Kirsten Grind/Wall Street Journal)

Kirsten Grind / Wall Street Journal: Sources: Activision Blizzard has fired or pushed out over 36+ and disciplined ~40 others since July, after allegations of sexual harassment and other misconduct  —  Company’s actions have come in the wake of pressure from investors, business partners and employees to address complaints over its handling of misconduct issues …

Sources: Activision Blizzard has fired or pushed out over 36+ and disciplined ~40 others since July, after allegations of sexual harassment and other misconduct (Kirsten Grind/Wall Street Journal) Read More »

AT&T spent $9.1B, Dish $7.3B, and T-Mobile $2.9B in FCC's 5G auction for the 3.45GHz to 3.55GHz band previously reserved for military use; Verizon was absent (Drew FitzGerald/Wall Street Journal)

Drew FitzGerald / Wall Street Journal: AT&T spent $9.1B, Dish $7.3B, and T-Mobile $2.9B in FCC’s 5G auction for the 3.45GHz to 3.55GHz band previously reserved for military use; Verizon was absent  —  Federal Communications Commission’s most recent auction of wireless spectrum licenses will require military cooperation Source link

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