News of Note—BlackBerry's 'quantum-resistant' code; Verizon's severance; ZTE in India and more

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BlackBerry announced what it claims is “quantum-resistant” code. (Pixabay)

Here are some other stories we're following today:

> BlackBerry announced what it claims is “quantum-resistant” code signing to its lineup of cryptography tools. Venture Beat article

> How an attack by Chinese spies reached almost 30 U.S. companies, including Amazon and Apple. Bloomberg Businessweek article

> ZTE is currently working with Indian carriers to provide end-to-end solutions for the future launch of 5G technologies. RCR Wireless article

> According to OpenVault, average upstream usage for commercial wired internet subscribers is nearly 2.5x the amount observed per residential subscriber, with commercial subs averaging over 30 GB of upstream usage in September. Release

> Verizon is offering voluntary severance to roughly 44,000 employees, or more than a quarter of the carrier’s workforce. WSJ article

> Volkswagen teamed up with Microsoft to create an automotive cloud. IoT News article

> The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is reportedly moving ahead with plans to change rules that bar fully self-driving cars from the roads without equipment like steering wheels. Reuters article

> The market for indoor wireless systems could grow to $11 billion by 2023, according to ABI Research. Release

> Radisys will use specifications from the ETSI Multi-access Edge Computing Industry Specification Group (MEC ISG) for its own platform. SDxCentral article

> Viasat has inked a deal to supply high-speed, in-flight Wi-Fi to 18 new Boeing 737 Max jets ordered by Aeromexico. San Diego Union-Tribune article

> Toyota Motor Corp and SoftBank Group are teaming up to develop self-driving car services in Japan. Reuters story