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Intel Says Its 5G Modem Chips Will Not Appear in Phones Until 2020  Gadgets 360 · 6 hours
Intel's announcement raises the possibility Apple will be more than a year behind rivals in delivering a device that uses the faster... more
You can't miss out on these top Xbox shooters  Windows Central · 14 hours
Xbox has been long-considered the home of shooters, first shaped by its pioneering Xbox Live network atop the Halo franchise. This persists today, with most major entries to the genre... more
Cyberspy agency says networks are protected as U.S issues Huawei warning  CBC · 22 hours
Government and cyber security officials are insisting that Canada already has restrictions in place... more
YouTube Walks a Tightrope With Its Video Makers, Advertisers  Gadgets 360 · 23 hours
YouTube has plenty of problems to deal with, ranging from advertiser boycotts to a recommendation engine often blamed for encouraging conspiracies on the video-sharing network. more
MWC 2019: Under Fire Huawei and Foldable Phones in Focus at Top Mobile Fair  Gadgets 360 · 1 day
Phone makers will focus on foldable screens and the introduction of blazing fast 5G wireless networks at MWC 2019 -... more
5G networks: Trump says US shouldn't block technology  BBC · 1 day
The comments come as the US has pressured its allies to exclude China's Huawei from their 5G networks. more
Web watchdog warns over knee-jerk regulation of social networks  BBC · 1 day
Internet Watch Foundation says regulation of social networks could have "unintended consequences". more
Google makes it easier to find prescription drug disposal sites  TechCrunch · 2 days
In an effort to combat the opioid crisis, Google will begin labeling places where people can safely dispose of their prescription drugs. Now, users can find clearly labeled... more
Facebook accused of tricking kids in complaint to FTC - CNET  CNET · 2 days
Child advocates are asking the Federal Trade Commission to investigate whether the social network violated US law. more
Facebook hit with FTC complaint for allegedly tricking kids - CNET  CNET · 2 days
Child advocates want the Federal Trade Commission to investigate whether the social network violated US law. more
Facebook faces complaint to FTC for allegedly tricking kids - CNET  CNET · 2 days
Child advocates are asking the Federal Trade Commission to investigate whether the social network violated US law. more
Pinterest has a perfect response to harmful misinformation  THE VERGE · 2 days
Programming note: The Interface will be off Thursday as I finish up a project that I will share with you... more
Spotinst announces strategic partnership with AWS  TechCrunch · 2 days
Spotinst, the startup that helps customers automate selecting the cheapest set of resources to complete a job, announced a strategic partnership with Amazon Web Services today, joining the AWS Partner Network (APN) Global Startups program. Under... more
5G Wireless Tech Race Is On. Cisco Report Finds Americans Have an Early Lead  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
US policymakers keep wringing their hands over a competition with China to build the world's first mass-market 5G wireless network.... more
Vodafone Idea Says Will Complete Network Integration by June 2020  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
The network integration process of Vodafone Idea is on track and expected to complete by June 2020, said the company's Chief Technology Officer Vishant Vora on Wednesday. more
Twitter wants your help in making conversations less of a mess - CNET  CNET · 3 days
The social network -- a "chaotic hellpit" in one observer's phrase -- still has a lot of work to do. more
Syfy has canceled Nightflyers after a single season  THE VERGE · 3 days
The Syfy channel has canceled its space horror series Nightflyers after a single season, according to The Wrap, just a... more
As US pushes to ban Huawei, UK considers softer approach  ABC NEWS · 3 days
Britain's cybersecurity chief says the country can handle the risks involved with using mobile networks made by China's Huawei more
Connect more devices with TP-Link's USB 3.0 Hub for $8 today only  Windows Central · 3 days
This 4-port USB hub is compatible with computers, game consoles, TVs, and more. Today only, TP-Link's USB 3.0 4-Port Hub is down to just... more
Sports streaming service fuboTV expands its lineup with Viacom’s entertainment channels  TechCrunch · 3 days
Sports streaming service fuboTV and Viacom this morning announced a new carriage deal that will see fuboTV carry Viacom’s entertainment networks as a part of its... more
Save up to 40% on popular networking and storage gear in this one day sale  Windows Central · 3 days
Amazon has a killer one-day sale featuring a ton of networking and storage hardware and accessories from various... more
The holy grail of nanowire production  nanowerk · 3 days
Researchers have come up with a way of growing nanowire networks in a highly controlled and fully reproducible manner. The key was to understand what happens at the onset of nanowire growth, which goes against currently... more
Russian State-Sponsored Hackers 8 Times Faster Than Nearest Competitor: Crowdstrike  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
Russian-backed hackers take less than 19 minutes to move within a network that they have compromised, Crowdstrike said. more
UK would be 'irresponsible' to allow Huawei network access  Sky News · 3 days
The UK would be "naive" and "irresponsible" to allow Chinese tech giant Huawei to contribute to the UK's next mobile phone network, a defence think-tank says. more
Germany Still in Talks on Huawei 5G Network Role, Minister Says  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
Germany is still in talks on whether China's Huawei will be allowed to participate in building the country's 5G infrastructure, Economy Minister Altmaier said. more
Introducing the Verified Experts of Extra Crunch  TechCrunch · 4 days
TechCrunch is launching something a little different today. We’re going to help startup founders find the best outside experts to work with — so you can build a better company, faster. From lawyers to... more
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative rolls on despite Facebook's problems - CNET  CNET · 4 days
Co-founder Priscilla Chan says the philanthropic program is no whitewash for what's ailing the social network. more
Should you invest in a mesh network or range extender for your home?  Windows Central · 4 days
We use hundreds of accessories including routers, mesh networks, and range extenders, to bring you the very best products and recommendations we... more
Palo Alto Networks to acquire Demisto for $560M  TechCrunch · 4 days
Palo Alto Networks announced today that it intends to acquire security startup, Demisto, for $560 million. The company sees a tool that can help enhance the Palo Alto security portfolio by adding... more
Qualcomm's new 5G multimode chip means sleeker phones, better battery life - CNET  CNET · 4 days
The company's first processor capable of running on all networks from 2G to 5G will arrive in devices in late 2019. more
Jio Offers Best Overall Consistent Quality Network, Airtel Tops in 4G Download Speed: Report  Gadgets 360 · 4 days
Airtel offers the best average 4G data download speed, whereas Jio has the slowest 4G download speed. more
U.K. approval of Huawei 5G networks would give Canada breathing room, expert says  Global News · 5 days
British media reports say the U.K. National Cyber Security Centre has concluded that with care and safeguards, Huawei equipment can be used... more
Social networks to become liable for content on their platforms  Sky News · 5 days
The government is planning to make social networks liable for the content on their platforms, but will stop short of giving them the same liability as traditional publishers... more
China accuses U.S. of trying to block its tech development  CBC · 5 days
China's government is accusing the United States of trying to block its industrial development by alleging... more
Australia’s government and political parties hit by cyberattack from ‘sophisticated state actor’  TechCrunch · 5 days
The Australia government suffered a cyberattack that it suspects is the work of a “sophisticated state actor,” according to the country’s prime minister. PM Scott... more
China accuses US of trying to block its tech development  ABC NEWS · 5 days
Media reports say that Britain's intelligence agencies believe it's possible to manage cybersecurity risks associated with using wireless networks by Chinese supplier Huawei more
How does hide.me VPN stack up to the competition? Check out our review.  Windows Central · 5 days
Great security and reliable performance, but is it worth the price? Virtual Private Networks (VPN) add a layer of security that's becoming... more
Huawei risks can be managed, UK cyber chiefs conclude  Sky News · 5 days
Any risks from using equipment made by Chinese tech firm Huawei in the rollout of 5G networks can be managed, UK cyber security chiefs have concluded. more
'Honeypot of juicy political gossip hoovered up' in Oz cyber attack  Sky News · 5 days
A "sophisticated state actor" has carried out a cyber attack on the Australian parliament's computing network - just a month before an election. more
Australia’s government and political parties hit by cyber attack from ‘sophisticated state actor’  TechCrunch · 5 days
The Australia government suffered a cyber attack that it suspects is the work of a “sophisticated state actor,” according to the country’s Prime... more
Huawei’s 5G equipment is a manageable risk, British intelligence claims  THE VERGE · 5 days
The cybersecurity risks of using Huawei’s equipment in 5G networks are manageable, according to an unpublished... more
GoCardless raises $75M Series E for its recurring payments network and heads to America  TechCrunch · 5 days
Compared to startups born into the frothy London fintech space as it exists today, 2011-founded GoCardless could well be considered... more
Sunday's top deals: mixed reality headsets, network storage, and more!  Windows Central · 6 days
On a daily basis there is no shortage of great deals to be had, but sometimes hunting them down can be a bit time consuming. Don't let that... more
ChargedUp picks up £1.2M seed to grow its mobile charging network across UK  TechCrunch · 1 week
ChargedUp, a U.K. startup that offers a mobile charging network that takes inspiration from bike-sharing, has closed £1.2 million in seed investment.... more
ThisPersonDoesNotExist.com uses AI to generate endless fake faces  THE VERGE · 1 week
The ability of AI to generate fake visuals is not yet mainstream knowledge, but a new website — ThisPersonDoesNotExist.com —... more
Mobile networks call for 5G security inspector  BBC · 1 week
The mobile network industry has called for a new security testing scheme to check 5G equipment. more
Apple Releases 2018 Conflict Minerals Report, Remains 'Deeply Committed' to Responsible Sourcing  MacRumors · 1 week
Apple today filed its 2018 Conflict Minerals Report with the SEC as part of its commitment to supplier responsibility. Apple said it remains "deeply... more
ThisPersonDoestNotExist.com uses AI to generate endless fake faces  THE VERGE · 1 week
The ability of AI to generate fake visuals is not yet mainstream knowledge, but a new website — ThisPersonDoesNotExist.com —... more
Samsung Bets Big on Network Gear as Huawei Battles Security Fears  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
Potential customers are taking notice of Samsung's efforts to reinvent itself as a top-tier supplier for 5G wireless networks more
Telecoms Industry Calls for Europe-Wide Network Testing Regime  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
The initiative by the GSMA comes as the United States steps up pressure on its allies to ban China's Huawei on national security grounds. more
Dish TV Removes Network Capacity Fee on Free-to-Air Channels  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
Prior to Dish TV, Tata Sky and Sun Direct had removed the Network Capacity Fee (NCF) on free-to-air (FTA) channels. more
Facebook Tracks Location of ‘Credible Threats’ to Its Employees: Report  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
Facebook gathers intelligence from its platform to identify people who threaten the firm or its workers, the social network said. more
Spotify says it paid $340M to buy Gimlet and Anchor  TechCrunch · 1 week
Spotify doubled down on podcasts last week with a double deal to buy podcast networks Gimlet and Anchor. Those acquisitions were initially undisclosed, but Spotify has quietly confirmed... more
Facebook tracks people who are potential threats to its employees - CNET  CNET · 1 week
The social network sometimes monitors the location of users and ex-employees if the threat appears credible. more
Report: Facebook, FTC discussing 'multibillion dollar' fine  ABC NEWS · 1 week
A report says Facebook and the Federal Trade Commission are negotiating a record, "multibillion dollar" fine for the social network's privacy lapses more
DriveNets emerges from stealth with $110M for its cloud-based alternative to network routers  TechCrunch · 1 week
Software is eating the world, and today a startup that’s taking this maxim to the world of telecoms has raised a big... more
Facebook keeps a list of people who are potential threats to its employees - CNET  CNET · 1 week
The social network sometimes tracks the location of Facebook users and ex-employees if the threat appears credible, CNBC... more
Facebook monitors and tracks the locations of users it deems a threat  THE VERGE · 1 week
Facebook monitors and tracks the locations of its users when the company’s security team finds that they are making credible threats on its social... more
Facebook reportedly keeps a list of people who are potential threats to its employees - CNET  CNET · 1 week
The social network sometimes tracks the location of Facebook users and ex-employees if the threat appears... more
Telus says ban on Huawei over national security concerns could set back 5G network plan  Global News · 1 week
The company acknowledged Thursday that the deployment of its fifth-generation wireless network could be delayed and be more... more
Taking diamond qubits for a spin  nanowerk · 1 week
Scientists use implanted silicon ions and electricity to increase the spin time of quantum bits, moving closer to the tech needed for quantum networks. more
Tata Sky, Sun Direct Remove Network Capacity Fee on Free-to-Air Channels: Report  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
While Sun Direct has revoked the charges completely on all 330 FTA channels, Tata Sky has removed it partially for the subscribers. more
Huawei Ready to Tackle Extra Security to Stay in Race for 5G Networks  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
Huawei was ready to work with governments on any additional measures, such as testing the source codes for products. more
Apple’s video service may launch without HBO and Netflix support  THE VERGE · 1 week
Apple’s upcoming TV service is supposed to let viewers bundle together their favorite networks, but according... more
Engineers develop high-performance quantum dot mode-locked laser on silicon  nanowerk · 1 week
This future technology not only can massively increase the data transmission capacity of data centers, telecommunications companies and network hardware products to come, but do so with high stability, low... more
Eliminate dead spots in your Wi-Fi with these mesh router kits  Windows Central · 1 week
Mesh Wi-Fi kits are a popular way for people to rid their homes of network dead spots. Whether you have a large place or a small... more
Cover your home in Wi-Fi with $80 off the D-Link Covr 3-pack system  Windows Central · 1 week
All around you. The D-Link Covr AC1200 wireless dual-band Wi-Fi system 3-pack is $149.99 at B&H today only. This is part of... more
Build your own personal cloud with the discounted Qnap TS-328 NAS system  Windows Central · 1 week
For your home network. The Qnap TS-328 3-bay Diskless Personal Cloud NAS Storage System has dropped to $169.99 at Woot. The same NAS device... more
Elevate Security announces $8M Series A to alter employee security behavior  TechCrunch · 1 week
It’s well understood that many network breaches begin with phishing emails designed to trick users into giving hackers their credentials. They don’t even have to work... more
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