Neville Ray, T-Mobile US president of technology (pictured), laid out plans to deploy 2.5GHz spectrum on up to 30,000 macro sites over the next two years, as it aims to rapidly expand 5G service and transition Sprint customers to its network. During an investor conference, Ray said the 2.5GHz rollout is the first step in
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Executives from AT&T and Verizon pointed to a rumoured launch of Apple’s first 5G iPhone later this year as pivotal for the next-generation technology in the US in terms of consumer demand. While a number of 5G-enabled Android devices are already available, Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg explained the release of a compatible model by Apple
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Microsoft stepped up its 5G ambitions, striking a deal to acquire Metaswitch Networks, a provider of virtualised network software, as it pursues development of new cloud- and software-based network infrastructure. The transaction is the company’s second 5G-related deal this year, building on its acquisition of Affirmed Networks in March. Yousef Khalidi, Microsoft’s corporate VP for
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OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro have started receiving new OxygenOS updates with the April 2020 security patch. The updates for both phones bring camera improvements, network improvements, and system optimisations. The OnePlus 8 in India is reportedly getting OxygenOS 10.5.7 version through an over-the-air (OTA) update while the OnePlus 8 Pro is getting OxygenOS
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Huawei is reportedly working on an aggressively priced foldable device for launch later this year. Ross Young, CEO of Display Supply Chain Consultants, claims that Huawei is working on in-folding foldable device, similar to the Galaxy Fold, instead of its previously released outward-folding phones like the Huawei Mate X and Huawei Mate Xs. Young claims
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The Telegram messaging service has announced it is ending an ambitious cryptocurrency and payments system project after a legal battle with regulators in the United States. “We are announcing the discontinuation of our blockchain project,” Telegram founder Pavel Durov announced on his Telegram channel late Tuesday, saying it was a “sad day.” The Telegram Open
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Amazon called Wednesday for a US federal law to prohibit price gouging during a national emergency, saying new standards are needed to prevent profiteering from situations like the COVID-19 pandemic. The e-commerce leader, which has been hit with accusations that it has failed to prevent unfair pricing on its platform, said any liability for price-gouging
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Organisations conducting research into COVID-19 may be targeted by computer hackers linked to the Chinese government, according to the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security Neither agency cited any specific examples Wednesday, but they warned that institutions and companies involved in work on vaccines, treatments and testing for the novel coronavirus should take additional
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A mobile banking malware called “EventBot”, which steals personal financial information, may affect Android phone users in India, the federal cyber-security agency has said in a latest advisory. The CERT-In has issued a caution, saying the Trojan virus may “masquerade as a legitimate application such as Microsoft Word, Adobe Flash, and others using third-party application
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Vodafone Idea is introducing a voice-based contactless recharge option for Vodafone and Idea prepaid customers that can be used at retail outlets. Although the company offers recharge option to prepaid users through the respective Vodafone and Idea apps, many customers still rely on retailers for recharging their prepaid mobile number. With the voice-based recharge option,
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