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Apple today announced the completion of a major expansion of its Apple authorised service network. With nearly 1,000 Best Buy stores across the US now providing expert service and repairs for Apple products, customers have even easier and more convenient access to safe and reliable repairs.
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EE is now allowing more services to be streamed without eating into users' monthly data allowances. From today, anyone with a Video Data Pass can stream and download anything from the BBC iPlayer and YouTube without fear of running out of internet access.
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Huawei will reduce its production capacity which could hit revenue growth, said Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei on Monday, as he revealed his plans to deal with the continued pressure from the U.S.
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With 5G deployments rapidly gathering momentum globally, Ericsson has launched new software and hardware solutions to expand 5G deployment options. The new solutions extend network capacity and coverage, enabling smooth network evolution, and facilitating new consumer and industry use cases.
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Israeli security company Cellebrite has announced that they have found a way to extract data from every iOS devices ever produced.
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Huawei is facing major problems due to President Donald Trumps ban but the company is now facing a backlash of its own making with the emergence of lock screen adverts on some of its phones.
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Telegram faced a severe distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack today; although it appeared to have stabilised after beginning around midday GMT. The major cyber-attack appeared to originate from China, the company’s CEO said Thursday, linking it to the ongoing political unrest in Hong Kong.
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The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined Smart Home Protection Ltd £90,000 for making nuisance calls to people registered with the Telephone Preference Service (TPS).
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A UK decision about Huawei's role in 5G networks is "a more difficult judgement than it was before," said a senior British government minister at today's 5G World event in London.
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Vodafone customers can now make and receive calls through their Amazon Echo speakers, using the Alexa voice assistant. By simply linking their mobile phone number to their Alexa account, Vodafone customers will be able to call any of their contacts, hands free, using their existing mobile phone plan.
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Google's new 2-Step Verification (2SV) method which turns Android phones into physical security keys can now be used by those who own iOS devices. The 2SV method enables Android phones to be used as physical keys to log into Google accounts.
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UK Carriers are urging the Government to clarify the UK's position on Huawei, claiming that uncertainty could harm Britain's chances of being a world leader in 5G.
Infinera and SIAE MICROELETTRONICA Demonstrate SDN-enabled Multi-domain Service Orchestration for 5G Networks
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Infinera and SIAE MICROELETTRONICA announced today the successful completion of end-to-end, software-defined networking (SDN)-enabled service orchestration across integrated IP/Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) transport and microwave/millimeter-wave transport domains.
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Three has announced it will launch its 5G network in August, but it will only be available in London as a home broadband service. Three 5G home broadband customers will be able to plug a hub into the wall to immediately become connected, without lengthy engineer wait times or a long-term contract.
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Companies such as Apple, Facebook, Google and Twitter will soon have to pay taxes regardless of their physical presence or measured profits in a country after G20 finance ministers agreed to accelerate a radical shake-up of cross-border corporate tax.
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Chinese officials have warned US Tech giants, as well as major tech companies from other countries, about consequences for cooperating with Washington’s ban on trading with Chinese firms.