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Nov. 4, 2016
Cable dressing/bundling tool mounts to hand cart, cable reel, work platform; Questions arise regarding AT&T's domestic spy practices; Wi-Fi Alliance makes WiGig official with products certification; Textbook cabling 'what not to do'

1.) Cable dressing/bundling tool mounts to hand cart, cable reel, work platform
From Tantus Enterprises, LLC, the Bundlizer allows the cable to be bundled while it is being pulled and eliminates the dressing step of the cabling installation process.

2.) Questions arise regarding AT&T's domestic spy practices: Report
Project Hemisphere was first uncovered by the New York Times in 2013. At the time, it was described as a partnership between AT&T and the U.S. government solely for investigating drug trafficking. Now, according to new reporting, it appears the project was used for a range of additional surveillance, including homicide investigations and Medicaid fraud.

3.) Wi-Fi Alliance makes WiGig official with products certification
Get ready for widespread for 60 GHz multi-gigabit networking.

4.) Microsoft to open two Azure data centers solely for US DoD
Meanwhile, Microsoft’s Azure and Azure Government are seen getting more and more government contracts.

5.) Textbook cabling "What not to do"
Robert R., an IT project manager with a large California school district, found this unpleasant surprise.

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