French billionaire wants to buy Iliad
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RAGE: Sing, Goddess, Achilles' rage, Black and murderous,

French tycoon Xavier Niel, the founder and controlling shareholder of telecoms firm Iliad, is making a 3.1 billion euro offer to buy the remaining shares in the company and take it private.

US has bad broadband because of Telco lobbying
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$234 million spent per day

The US has terrible broadband because its telcos are allowed to bribe lobby politicians.

JEDI project abandoned
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The legal force of Big Tech was too strong 

The US Department of Defense announced it’s calling off the $10 billion cloud contract that was the subject of a legal battle between the biggest tech companies.

Microsoft gives up on SQL Server on Windows Container beta
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Ecosystem challenges

Microsoft has suspended its SQL Server on Windows Container beta “with immediate effect”, citing ecosystem challenges.

Ericsson needs Intel inside its 5G midband
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I RAN, I RAN so far away, couldn’t get away

Swedish kit vendor Ericsson has continued is using Intel chips to do its mid-band 5G RAN operations.