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LimeMicro
Lime Microsystems is collaborating with the European Space Agency to make its Ubuntu Core-driven LimeSDR Mini boards available for developing applications running on ESA’s communications satellites.

Open Source LimeSDR Mini Takes Off in Satellites

The topic of 5G mobile networks dominated the recent Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, despite the expectation that widespread usage may be years away. While 5G’s mind-boggling bandwidth captivates our attention, another interesting angle is found in the potential integration with software...
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Set Up a Raspberry Pi Wireless Access Point

Set up a wireless access point with a Raspberry Pi 3, Ubuntu Core, and snaps. Router coverage gaps often have different causes, which repeaters and access points (APs) can remedy. A repeater usually connects to the router over WiFi and amplifies the signal into areas where the router alone is not...
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KRACK
The recent KRACK vulnerability targets the link between your device and the Wi-Fi access point, which is probably a router either in your home, your office, or your favorite cafe. These tips can help improve the security of your connection.

Tips to Secure Your Network in the Wake of KRACK

The KRACK attacks vulnerability is now more than 48 hours old and has been discussed in detail on a number of technology-related sites, so I won’t repeat the technical details of the attack here. To summarize: A flaw in the WPA2 wireless handshake protocol allows attackers to sniff or manipulate...
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island network
Without routers and bridges, we would be lonely little islands; learn more in this networking tutorial.

Linux Networking Hardware for Beginners: Think Software

Last week, we learned about LAN (local area network) hardware. This week, we'll learn about connecting networks to each other, and some cool hacks for mobile broadband. Routers Network routers are everything in computer networking, because routers connect networks. Without routers we would be...
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Billions of Devices Imperiled by New Clickless Bluetooth Attack

Over the past decade, Bluetooth has become almost the default way for billions of devices to exchange data over short distances, allowing PCs and tablets to transfer audio to speakers and phones to zap pictures to nearby computers. Now, researchers have devised an attack that uses the wireless...
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Speed Up Your Access or Optimize Your WAN?

Early this year, researchers from the University College London Optical Networks Group set a record for the fastest-ever data rate for digital information -- 1.125 Tb/s. That's terabits. With that data rate, you could download the entire Games of Thrones series, in HD, within one second! To achieve...
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Open Wireless Standards Could Save Smart Cities 30% on Tech Costs

"Open standards can [ensure] money is invested more efficiently and dramatically accelerate IoT adoption and growth," said Jeremy Green, Machina analyst and author of the report. Machina provides market research and strategic guidance on M2M and IoT. Reliance on open standards should seem obvious,...
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