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8 free Wi-Fi stumbling and surveying tools for Windows and Mac

Measuring signal strength, channels, MAC addresses and security status of Wi-Fi networks is essential to understanding their health, and here are free tools – some for Windows, some for Macs – that can do just that.


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COVID-19: Weekly health check of ISPs, cloud providers and conferencing services

Thousand Eyes, which tracks internet and cloud traffic, is providing Network World with weekly updates on the performance of three categories of service provider: ISP, cloud provider, UCaaS


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CBRS license bids top $2.4 billion as FCC auction heads into third week

The CBRS window is open as bidders battle for choice parts of a unique chunk of U.S. airwaves.


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Merging and sorting files on Linux

There are quite a few ways to merge and sort text files on Linux. The command to choose depends on your data and your preferences.


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How AI can create self-driving data centers

Early adopters are driving the use of AI to optimize power and cooling systems, automate predictive maintenance, and improve workload distribution in enterprise data centers.


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AI and machine learning: Powering the next-gen enterprise

IT leaders are already starting to reap the rewards promised by AI and machine learning -- and a recent survey reveals half are considering greater investment as we hit economic headwinds.


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Microsoft uses AI to boost its reuse, recycling of server parts

Get ready to hear the term 'circular' a lot more in reference to data center gear.


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Federated learning improves how AI data is managed, thwarts data leakage

Researchers from Penn Medicine are studying new AI models using federated learning to improve how brain tumors are detected and treated.


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Many data-center workloads staying on premises, Uptime Institute finds

Power efficiency has plateaued as data-center workloads expand and become more process-intensive.


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Cisco-challenge winners use AI, IoT to tackle global problems

Top prize goes to a startup in Kenya with a milk-chilling transit system that uses AI and IoT to optimize inventory management.


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CIO Think Tank: Setting the multi-cloud agenda

How can enterprises handle the complexity of multiple clouds — and reap unprecedented benefits? In a series of virtual roundtables, 30 IT leaders articulated the challenges and delivered insightful recommendations.


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Organic data-transfer technology holds promise for IoT

Newcastle University researchers propose using organic LEDs for optical wireless communications because they're cheaper than regular LEDs, easy to distribute and eco-friendly.


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5G rises as overall wireless infrastructure spending falls: Gartner report

The pandemic took a measurable toll on the market for wireless infrastructure, but 5G spending remains a bright spot.


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HPE launches 5G test lab

HPE 5G Lab is designed to help telcos accelerate 5G deployment and adoption.


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The new edge in edge computing

The Linux Foundation says networking, edge computing will overtake cloud computing by 2025. Why? And, exactly what will this new edge-based computing world look like?