Have we been keeping up with the latest and greatest telecoms and technology pieces from around the internet? You bet.
Why it’s worth your time: Picture this - a journalist tries to call Cuba. But the number doesn't work. The journalist is connected to a British voice reading the War of the Worlds.
Curious? Sarah Zhang was. In this story she chronicles the process of uncovering real, live telecommunications fraud.
Why it’s worth your time: According to the Financial Times, over $2.3bn has been invested in Europe's “deep tech” sector since 2015.
Companies like Amazon, Microsoft, Facebook, and Google are tapping into this renaissance, investing in and acquiring European companies that specialize in such deep tech efforts as the Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, and virtual reality.
Why it’s worth your time: Last month TeleGeography's Pete Bell took a closer look at the flurry announcements regarding trials and proposed commercial rollouts of Narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT) technology.
Pete explains what can we expect to see from NB-IoT and which operators are looking to deploy it.
Why it’s worth your time: Meet Dmitry Grishin, the co-founder and chairman of Mail.Ru Group. He's the guy behind Russia’s most popular e-mail, gaming, and social networking platforms.
This Wired piece does a nice job looking at Oracle's history and competitors, illuminating why the sale makes sense for the company - as well as why the DDoS attack turned out to be a selling point.