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Post of the Week
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This week in Tech News (TL;DR)
One Fastly customer 'triggered internet meltdown'
A major internet blackout that hit many high-profile websites on Tuesday 8th June has been blamed on a software bug. Keep Reading
Google is making it harder for Android apps to track you once you’ve opted out
Advertising IDs will be disabled for users who opt out of tracking.
US recovers millions in cryptocurrency paid to Colonial Pipeline ransomware hackers
US investigators have recovered millions in cryptocurrency that was paid in ransom to hackers of the East Coast pipeline last month.
Senate approves billions for US semiconductor manufacturing
The funding is on track to meet Biden’s chip goals. Keep Reading
Meme of the Week!
What Is Packet Loss and What is Jitter? A Guide to ISP Metrics That Matter
Most of us are busy, so we don't have time to do research into every product and service. We rely on the salesperson's knowledge to help guide our decisions.
Unfortunately, this trust is often misplaced because many salespeople are incentivized by commission rather than a customer-centric approach. In this blog post by Lightyear, we cover packet loss, jitter, and important factors in negotiating vendor contracts.
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