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German government 'urged' to consider Huawei 5G ban

German government 'urged' to consider Huawei 5G ban

11 hours ago   |   TechRadar

Germany could be the next country to block the use of Huawei technology in building its 5G network. Reports have claimed that members of Germany's interior and foreign...
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Altice USA CEO calls for fixed-wireless consolidation in the U.S

1 day ago   |   Reuters

Altice USA Chief Executive Officer Dexter Goei called on Wednesday for the consolidation of fixed and wireless telecoms businesses in the United States.
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Nigerian ISP says error caused disruption in Google services

2 days ago   |   Phys.org   |   4 articles

A Nigerian internet service provider says a configuration error it made during a network upgrade caused a disruption of key Google services that routed traffic to China and Russia.
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Internet traffic hijack disrupts Google services

3 days ago   |   Phys.org

An internet traffic diversion rerouted data through Russia and China and disrupted Google services on Monday, including search, cloud-hosting services and its bundle of...
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Fizz Mobile to offer home internet, in addition to LTE wireless service

Fizz Mobile to offer home internet, in addition to LTE wireless service

3 days ago   |   MobileSyrup   |   2 articles

Videotron mid-range flanker brand Fizz Mobile appears to be gearing up for the launch of a home internet product with “intelligent Wi-Fi coverage.” Based on information...
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CRTC seeking feedback on creation of mandatory ISP code of conduct

CRTC seeking feedback on creation of mandatory ISP code of conduct

6 days ago   |   MobileSyrup   |   2 articles

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission is calling on Canadians to provide feedback on the proposed creation of a mandatory code of conduct for internet...
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Nokia seals major China mobile deals

Nokia seals major China mobile deals

8 days ago   |   TechRadar

Nokia has revealed a series of major deals with some of the biggest names in the Chinese telecoms market. The iconic Finnish firm has announced it will be working with China...
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UK operators urged to 'consider' 5G equipment suppliers

UK operators urged to 'consider' 5G equipment suppliers

9 days ago   |   TechRadar

The UK government and the National Cyber Security Centre has reportedly written to mobile operators urging them to ensure their suppliers for 5G network equipment are secure...
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Oracle confirms China Telecom internet traffic 'misdirections'

10 days ago   |   ZDnet

Oracle's Internet Intelligence division partially confirms controversial US Naval War College research paper.
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Budget 2018: More funding for rural fibre but no new 5G commitments

Budget 2018: More funding for rural fibre but no new 5G commitments

16 days ago   |   TechRadar

This year's budget included few specific provisions for the UK's communications infrastructure, with the headline pledge being £200 million to boost connectivity in rural...
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Cybercriminals target holiday shoppers with malicious Black Friday apps

Cybercriminals target holiday shoppers with malicious Black Friday apps

As Black Friday approaches, a new study has revealed that there are hundreds of potentially malicious Black Friday apps online targeting unsuspecting consumers. RiskIQ's found... Read more ...

Mark Zuckerberg really wants you to know he reads the New York Times

Mark Zuckerberg really wants you to know he reads the New York Times

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg today held a press call to talk about the company's 2nd Community Standards Enforcement report. It was supposed to last 45 minutes, but it ended up... Read more ...

Samsung invests $22bn in AI and 5G

Samsung invests $22bn in AI and 5G

Samsung Electronics is planning to invest $22bn in 5G networking and AI in order to secure a “minimum” of 20 per cent market share in network equipment by 2020 according to the... Read more ...

FCC approves SpaceX's plan to launch more than 7,000 internet-beaming satellites

FCC approves SpaceX's plan to launch more than 7,000 internet-beaming satellites

The Federal Communications Commission has approved SpaceX's request to launch a constellation of 7,518 satellites into orbit , a major regulatory hurdle the company needed to... Read more ...

Researchers create ‘master key' fingerprints that can fool biometric databases

Researchers create ‘master key' fingerprints that can fool biometric databases

Researchers from New York University have created a set of master fingerprint keys that can be used to spoof biometric identification systems. While the database of... Read more ...

Microsoft launches cloud-based blockchain development kit

Microsoft launches cloud-based blockchain development kit

Big tech is getting in on blockchain in a big way. Microsoft has launched a cloud-based blockchain development kit powered by Azure. “This kit extends the capabilities of our... Read more ...

The contentious Bitcoin Cash hard fork is here, now the hash war begins

The contentious Bitcoin Cash hard fork is here, now the hash war begins

Following a months-long internal strife in the community, the contentious Bitcoin Cash hard fork has finally taken place. The Bitcoin Cash blockchain is now split in three... Read more ...

GitHub Desktop 1.5 makes it easy to resolve frustrating merge conflicts

GitHub Desktop 1.5 makes it easy to resolve frustrating merge conflicts

GitHub today announced a major update to its visual Git client, GitHub Desktop. Version 1.5 introduces a new way to resolve merge conflicts, which are inevitable when working... Read more ...

Firefox will start warning people if a website was breached

Firefox will start warning people if a website was breached

Over the past few months, Mozilla has taken steps to ensure it offers the best privacy and security options in its Firefox browser. The most recent addition to that is ‘Firefox... Read more ...

Firefox Monitor 2.0 gives you desktop notifications if a site suffers a data...

Firefox Monitor 2.0 gives you desktop notifications if a site suffers a data breach

Mozilla has released a new version of Firefox Monitor - a free security tool that helps you find out whether your email address was released in a data breach. In addition to... Read more ...