News of Note—Amazon, China Unicom, Keysight and more

news of note

Here are some other stories we’re following today:

> has agreed to buy video doorbell maker Ring. Reuters article

> Flying cars are just starting to inch their way out of science fiction. But that is not stopping some companies from planning for flying taxi services. New York Times article

> China Unicom has announced the launch of large-scale edge cloud field trials in collaboration with a number of partners including ZTE, Intel, Baidu and Tencent. RCR Wireless article

> Nokia has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Marubeni Corporation to develop, test and deliver the next generation of IoT services to its enterprise customers. Release

> The lack of a clear-cut business case has stopped France's Orange from forging ahead with the virtualization of its radio access network (RAN). Light Reading article

> Keysight Technologies announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Unigroup Spreadtrum & RDA. Release

> VMware boosted its telco network functions virtualization (NFV) and hybrid cloud play at Mobile World Congress with new software-defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) and other capabilities built into its telco NFV platform. SDxCentral article