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Foxconn Not in Settlement Talks With Qualcomm in Apple Battle: Attorney  Gadgets 360 · 4 hours
The conflict is but one aspect of the global legal battle between regulators, Apple and Qualcomm, which supplies modem chips that help phones connect to wireless... more
Volvo's new self-driving truck teams up to fight inefficiency video - CNET  CNET · 2 hours
The Vera operates on an autonomous network, so you won't be seeing it on the streets anytime soon. more
NBA League Pass is free on Amazon Prime Video Channels through Dec. 20  Windows Central · 2 days
It runs $29 a month after that. The NBA season is in full swing. And if you're looking to watch way more... more
eBay's sitewide sale offers up to 15% off everything today only  Windows Central · 2 days
Don't miss your shot! Today only, eBay is taking up to 15% off your order when you enter promo code PICKUPSALE during checkout. This code can... more
What's new on Hulu in January 2019  Windows Central · 3 days
It's the return of Future Man. And other things not quite as advanced. This January we travel further into the future. Not just because it's a new month, and a new year, but because... more
Check whether your photos were exposed in latest Facebook bug - CNET  CNET · 3 days
The social network announced that some users' unpublished photos were potentially exposed. Here's how to find out if you were affected. more
ZTE Loses Major German Mobile Contract With Telefonica's O2  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
ZTE's contract to maintain mobile operator O2's network, which is owned by Spain's Telefonica, "will come to an end as planned at the end of the year." more
SoftBank Telecom IPO Said to See Strong Demand Despite Huawei, Network Disruption  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
Domestic investors have sought nearly double the number of shares offered by SoftBank Group Corp's soon-to-list wireless unit. more
Tumblr returns to App Store after porn ban  BBC · 3 days
The social network has returned to Apple's app store after revealing plans to ban adult content. more
Build your own personal cloud with the $170 Qnap TS-328 NAS system  Windows Central · 4 days
Attached to the network. The Qnap TS-328 3-bay Diskless Personal Cloud NAS Storage System is down to $169.99 at Woot. This same NAS device... more
Apple Music Connect to Shut Down, Suffering Same Fate as iTunes Ping  MacRumors · 4 days
Apple today announced that its Apple Music Connect social platform for artists is in the process of shutting down, suffering the same fate as... more
Huawei's Troubles Spell Opportunity for Samsung as 5G Nears  Gadgets 360 · 4 days
While Samsung remains the world's biggest smartphone and semiconductor maker, Huawei dominates networking by a large margin. more
On this week's podcast... Microsoft Edge, Surface Centaurus, ARM, and more  Windows Central · 5 days
This week on the Windows Central Podcast: Microsoft Edge goes Chrome, another new Surface device, Windows on ARM, and more! We're back with another exciting episode... more
Accenture will acquire digital ad company Adaptly  TechCrunch · 5 days
Accenture announced today that it’s reached an agreement to acquire Adaptly. The digital advertising company launched in 2010 with self-serve tools for running ads across different social networks. In a blog post about the... more
Huawei Fights US Spying Allegations on Crucial European Front  Gadgets 360 · 5 days
Of Huawei's 22 commercial contracts for next-generation 5G telecom networks, 14 are in Europe. more
Instagram tightens eating disorder filters after BBC investigation  BBC · 5 days
The photo network’s filters don’t always halt posts that can promote anorexia and bulimia. more
Google+ is taking a dirt nap early video - CNET  CNET · 6 days
Google is killing off its social network sooner than planned after a bug affected over 52 million users. Meanwhile, Samsung and Huawei introduce notch-less Android phones with cameras... more
The 10 best Facebook alternatives for Android and iOS - CNET  CNET · 6 days
Whether you're part of the #DeleteFacebook crowd or the 'Time Well Spent' movement, these are your best alternatives to the world's largest social network. more
Google Cloud Expands Partnership With Palo Alto Networks  Gadgets 360 · 6 days
Palo Alto Networks will run its Application Framework and GlobalProtect service on Google Cloud. more
Google accelerating demise of Plus after new security flaw affected 52 million  CBC · 6 days
Google is still having trouble protecting the personal information on its Plus service, prodding the company to accelerate its plans to shut down a... more
Google+ shutting down earlier than planned, Amazon fires seller scam workers video - CNET  CNET · 6 days
Today's major tech stories include Google's Plus social network shutting down earlier than scheduled, Amazon's firing of workers involved in... more
National security top priority in assessing Huawei’s role in Canada’s 5G network: minister  Global News · 7 days
National security "comes first" in deciding whether to allow Huawei Technologies to take part in developing Canada's 5G network, Infrastructure Minister Francois-Philippe... more
National security 'comes first' on Huawei 5G review: infrastructure minister  CBC · 7 days
​Infrastructure Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne says national security must come first in deciding whether to allow Huawei... more
Google will shut down Google+ four months early after second data leak  THE VERGE · 7 days
Google+ has suffered another data leak, and Google has decided to shut down the consumer version of the social network four months earlier than... more
This is what you should do first on your Synology NAS  Windows Central · 7 days
Here's what to do when setting up your new Synology NAS. When buying prebuilt Synology Network Attached Storage, you're also acquiring a license to the manufacturer's... more
Google+ bug affected 52.2 million people, social network to shut down in April - CNET  CNET · 7 days
The bug, separate from another bug disclosed in October, means Google+ is shutting down earlier than expected. more
Add an Ethernet port to your laptop with this $8 TP-Link USB adapter  Windows Central · 7 days
Better than wireless. This TP-Link foldable USB 3.0 to Gigabit Ethernet network adapter is down to $7.99 on Amazon. That price is... more
Verizon says 10,400 managers accept buyout offer  ABC NEWS · 7 days
Verizon says 10,400 workers accept voluntary buyouts as the company seeks to invest in 5G next-generation network more
All the networking gear you could ever need is on sale today  Windows Central · 1 week
You've got a limited time to save big on these networking products Whatever your networking needs, you'll find something in today's sale at Amazon... more
Electronics for everyone are on sale thanks to Amazon's 12 Days of Deals  Windows Central · 1 week
From networking gear to wireless chargers, there's something for everyone here! Even though Black Friday and Cyber Monday are behind us, the... more
How 5G aims to end network latency - CNET  CNET · 1 week
Low communication latency is why 5G will be radically different from today's mobile networks. more
Activist allowed to enter Poland ahead of climate march  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Campaign group Climate Action Network says one of its employees has been allowed to enter Poland after earlier being stopped by border guards citing unspecified security threats more
Create your own media server with Netgear's $160 ReadyNAS 2-bay device  Windows Central · 1 week
You'll need one of these for all your data. Amazon has the Netgear ReadyNAS RN212 2-bay diskless Personal Cloud NAS for $159.99, which is a price... more
Everything you need to build your own NAS setup (and what it will cost)  Windows Central · 1 week
Instead of labeling 20 external hard drives and keeping them in a secure location, it may be a better option... more
Google warns app developers of three malicious SDKs being used for ad fraud  TechCrunch · 1 week
A few days ago, Google removed popular Cheetah Mobile and Kika Tech apps from its Play Store following a BuzzFeed investigation, which discovered... more
Stephen Harper urges Canada to ban Huawei from 5G network in Fox News appearance  Global News · 1 week
Harper told Fox that Chinese tech giants Huawei and ZTE are tightly tied to the Chinese security apparatus, "and we... more
Here’s what caused yesterday’s O2 and SoftBank outages  TechCrunch · 1 week
It appears that most mobile carriers, including O2 and SoftBank, have recovered from yesterday’s cell phone network outage that was triggered by a shutdown of Ericsson equipment running on their networks. That... more
Huawei Finds Unlikely Ally in Germany Amid Talk of Excluding 5G Network Suppliers  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
Germany has debated the issue, but the country's telecoms industry has defended its longstanding relationship with Huawei. more
O2 and Ericsson Apologize After 4G Service Outage Affects Millions of Smartphones  MacRumors · 1 week
Cellular network operator O2 on Friday said its data networks had been restored after millions of smartphones across the UK and Japan were taken... more
Neural networks let microscopists see more  nanowerk · 1 week
Researchers develop a method to overcome the limitations of microscopes. more
Grab invests $100M into India’s OYO to expand its budget hotel service in Southeast Asia  TechCrunch · 1 week
Southeast Asian ride-hailing firm Grab has made its most ambitious investment to date after it backed India-headquartered budget... more
O2 4G network restored after data outage  Sky News · 1 week
O2 has said its 4G network has been restored after a massive data outage which affected millions of people. more
O2 4G data network restored after day-long outage  BBC · 1 week
The mobile phone company says its 3G and 4G services are fully working after a day of disruption. more
O2 data 'fully restored' by Friday morning  BBC · 2 weeks
O2 says it will start to restore the network this evening and with services fully restored by Friday. more
Facebook defends Mark Zuckerberg's exposed emails  BBC · 2 weeks
The social network publishes a detailed rebuttal of some of the claims made against it. more
FB QVC? Facebook tries Live video shopping  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Want to run your own home shopping network? Facebook is now testing a Live video feature for merchants that lets them demo and describe their items for viewers. Customers can screenshot something they want... more
No OnePlus 5G phone for Verizon in the first half of 2019 - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Despite the OnePlus 6T supporting Verizon's network, don't expect a formal partnership soon. more
Data problems hit O2 mobile network  BBC · 2 weeks
Millions of O2 customers are unable to use their smartphones to access the internet. more
O2 investigating network data problems  BBC · 2 weeks
The service has problems with data and 4G services, say thousands of customers via social media. more
02 investigating as users say data services down  Sky News · 2 weeks
02 says it is investigating after users have been reporting that data services on the network are not working. more
Stop deleting your files and upgrade to one of these discounted drives  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Hard drives, flash drives, microSD cards, network-attached storage, and more! We're all accumulating more digital content every day — photos, videos, files, apps, messages,... more
Seized cache of Facebook docs raise competition and consent questions  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
A UK parliamentary committee has published the cache of Facebook documents it dramatically seized last week. The documents were obtained by a legal discovery process by a startup that’s... more
Breakthrough in blood vessel engineering  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Researchers grow functional network of blood vessels at centimeter scale. more
Facebook's seized files published by MPs  BBC · 2 weeks
The correspondence includes internal emails sent between members of the social network's staff. more
YouTube creators blindsided by major network’s collapse  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
More than 80 employees were allegedly laid off, and hundreds of thousands of dollars are still missing Continue reading… more
BT bars Huawei's 5G kit from core of network  BBC · 2 weeks
It still plans to use the Chinese company's phone mast antennas and certain other products. more
Rise of the robo-vegetal hybrid society  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Plants can grow elaborate shapes for public spaces through a network of sensors and 3D-printed robotic nodes. more
Today's 12 Days of Deals discounts focus on all your PC accessory needs  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Flash drives, hard drives, keyboards, oh my! Even though Black Friday and Cyber Monday are behind us, the holiday shopping season is... more
BT to Remove Huawei Equipment From Its Core 4G Network: Report  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
BT has also excluded Huawei from bidding for contracts to supply equipment for use in its core 5G network, the report added. more
The first ‘real world’ 5G test was a dud  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
This week’s Qualcomm Snapdragon Technology Summit was supposed to be the coming-out party for blazing-fast 5G cellular networks... more
Verizon’s first 5G hotspot will launch in 2019  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Verizon today announced that its first 5G — and I mean real, proper 5G NR — hotspot device will launch... more
Snapdragon 855 is Qualcomm's next flagship mobile platform built for 5G  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Here's a new processor for you to lust after. It's official: the latest and greatest mobile platform from Qualcomm to lust after is the Snapdragon 855.... more
Ring creates a digital neighborhood watch with Neighbors app video - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
From The 3:59 show: A look at a crop of apps that meld social networks with home security. more
9to5Mac Gift Guide: IT professional picks — tech toolkit, network monitor, more  9to5Mac · 2 weeks
The Christmas season is upon us, and everyone that I know is out trying to cross people off their gift buying list. Being an... more
Materials data space for additive manufacturing: Creating digital twins of materials  nanowerk · 2 weeks
To ensure the digital networking of production systems and the optimization of material-specific requirements, we need to measure, analyze and replicate the changes in material properties... more
4 ways to stop anyone from stealing your Wi-Fi - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
If your network is slow or acting weird, it's possible someone is stealing your signal (and maybe more). more
Apple Is Said to Miss Rapid 5G Takeoff, Sitting Out Tech Shift  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Apple plans to hold off until at least 2020 before offering an iPhone that can connect to 5G networks, according to people familiar with... more
How does Ubiquiti's AmpliFi HD stack up against the mesh Wi-Fi competition?  Windows Central · 2 weeks
A basic mesh Wi-Fi system with range and performance for most average homes. AmpliFi has a number of networking products available, ranging from single... more
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