Intel announces Closure of 5G Smartphone Modem Business

Qualcomm and Apple announced Tuesday that they were settling their numerous multibillion-dollar legal fights and paving the way to bring Qualcomm chips back into the iPhone. A few hours later, Intel announced that the company was exiting the 5G Smartphone Modem Business, instead of turning their focus onto 5G infrastructure.

Millions of Facebook users data openly exposed to internet

What has has been clear for some time now is that Facebook quite simply can't be trusted with their users date. Every week or so there seems to be another scandal where the social media company has let down their users over privacy concerns.In the latest revelation, cyber security researchers have revealed that millions of Facebook user records have been "exposed to the internet" in what could be the latest shambles for the social network.

Android OS Disrupting Automotive OS Market

Google's Android automotive OS and Linux are likely to challenge the incumbent QNX, with major original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) like Audi, Volkswagen, and the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubish alliance opting for Android in their next-generation vehicles.

FIS to acquire Worldpay for £32bn

US company Fidelity National Information Services (FIS) is to acquire Worldpay in a $43bn (£32bn) deal. This is the second time Worldpay, which was spun out of Britain’s Royal Bank of Scotland as a condition of its bailout during the financial crisis, has been acquired.

European Commission to hit Google with Third Antitrust Fine

Following a high-profile investigation, The European Commission is set to fine Google for hampering potential rival search advertisers, in the latest antitrust showdown between the EU and the US tech giant. Margrethe Vestager, EU competition commissioner, will announce the fine next week, according to people familiar with the case.

5G and the Evolution of Mobile Networks

Mobile networks are changing with the arrival of 5G and the impact of this change will be felt across the industry. Adrian Taylor, regional VP of sales for A10 Networks, talks about the impact of 5G on the market and how it will change the enterprise world.

Google Screenwise Meter app violates Apple Policy, just like Facebook

It appears that Facebook was not the only one abusing Apple’s system for distributing employee-only apps to sidestep the App Store and collect extensive data on users. Google  has been running an app called Screenwise Meter, which bears a strong resemblance to the app distributed by Facebook Research that has now been barred by Apple. Quite clearly, Google Screenwise Meter for iOS appears to violate Apple’s policy.

Twitter Bug Exposed Android Users Protected Tweets

Twitter has announced that it had identified “an issue” in Twitter for Android that impacted certain users if “certain account changes were made.” Specifically, the issue affected users who had turned on the setting in the app to protect their Tweets, after they made specific changes to their account settings.

Ingenico launches IBM Watson-enabled chatbot

Ingenico Group has launched its innovative payment-enabled chatbot, which uses natural language processing (NLP) from IBM Watson to create a smooth customer experience. Watson capabilities allow Ingenico's chatbot to better understand users' requests once they have been input, whatever they may be.

Cold calls about pensions are now illegal

Cold calls about pensions are now illegal in some circumstances following a change in the law. Unsolicited calls are the most common method for companies who operate pension scams to contact people and new legislation introduced by the government from 9 January aims to tackle this.

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