NYC Wireless Network Outage Raises Questions About Effectiveness, Transparency

A technical glitch took down a wireless network used by New York City’s municipal government, raising serious questions about security and reliability of operational technology used by the city. The New York City Wireless Network, or NYCWiN, was initially deployed in 2008 at a cost of $500 million. It costs the city an additional $37 […]

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April 15, 2019
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Salesforce will integrate with philanthropic arm Salesforce.org

Salesforce said on Monday that it’s merging with its independent philanthropic arm Salesforce.org. The CRM giant is paying $300 million for all shares of Salesforce.org, which will transition from a California public benefit corporation into a business corporation. The $300 million will go to the Salesforce.com Foundation, an independent nonprofit, and distributed philanthropically.  As part of the merger, Salesforce said it will create a new nonprofit and education vertical led by…

April 15, 2019
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Sanders Named Acting Commissioner Of CBP

Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Monday named John Sanders as the acting commissioner of Customs and Border Protection, filling a week-old vacancy created when President Donald Trump put McAleenan in charge of DHS after firing Kirs…

April 15, 2019
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Carriers locking in double-digit trans-Pac contract gains

Sources tell JOC.com large BCOs are signing annual contracts with container carriers for about $1,250 per FEU from Asia to the US West Coast and $2,200 per FEU to the East Coast. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Negotiations on annual ocean carrier contracts in the trans-Pacific trade are in the home stretch, with the largest retailers having wrapped up their contracts at rates roughly 20 percent higher than last year. The largest…

April 15, 2019
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