Welsh gov reveals plans for 5G, cyber security testbeds
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Welsh gov reveals plans for 5G, cyber security testbeds

Plans already have the backing of Cisco and BT
25 Mar 2021
Ikea-owner invests £12m in London-based startup what3words
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Business operations

Ikea-owner invests £12m in London-based startup what3words

The investor says the startup's location technology could be used for drone deliveries and autonomous vehicles
25 Mar 2021
Ericsson’s 5G Core Policy Studio simplifies network policy management
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5G

Ericsson’s 5G Core Policy Studio simplifies network policy management

The studio reduces OPEX for policy configuration tasks by up to 70 percent
23 Mar 2021
LG might shut down its struggling smartphone business
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Mobile Phones

LG might shut down its struggling smartphone business

The mobile division may close for good after accumulating operating losses of nearly £3.2 billion in 2020
23 Mar 2021
Intel’s 10nm Alder Lake CPUs look set to deliver a major performance boost
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Intel’s 10nm Alder Lake CPUs look set to deliver a major performance boost

The desktop chips are said to benefit from a hybrid configuration combining high-power and high-efficiency cores
23 Mar 2021
10 learnings to consider when it comes to enterprise mobility
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Business strategy

10 learnings to consider when it comes to enterprise mobility

While the past 12 months may have been the opposite of 'mobile', it's enabled businesses to target pain points associated with EM
23 Mar 2021
How to move apps to an SD card
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Google Android

How to move apps to an SD card

If your Android device is short on storage, you'll want to move data to external cards
19 Mar 2021
Samsung Galaxy A52 and A72 bring flagship features to the mid-range
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Mobile Phones

Samsung Galaxy A52 and A72 bring flagship features to the mid-range

The Galaxy A52 5G is half the price of Apple's 5G-enabled iPhone 12
17 Mar 2021
Samsung might shelve Galaxy Note due to chip shortages
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Hardware

Samsung might shelve Galaxy Note due to chip shortages

The firm has warned of a "serious imbalance" in supply and demand of semiconductors
17 Mar 2021
UK raises more than £1.3 billion in 5G spectrum auction
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5G

UK raises more than £1.3 billion in 5G spectrum auction

EE and O2 were the biggest spenders with each network buying up £450m of 5G spectrum
17 Mar 2021
Google follows Apple by halving its Play Store fee to 15%
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Google Android

Google follows Apple by halving its Play Store fee to 15%

The reduction applies to the first $1 million of revenue a developer earns each year
17 Mar 2021
How to block a number on iPhone
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Mobile

How to block a number on iPhone

Tired of scam callers? Here's how to block unwanted calls on iOS
16 Mar 2021
Huawei to start demanding 5G royalties from smartphone makers
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5G

Huawei to start demanding 5G royalties from smartphone makers

The move could create a potentially lucrative revenue source for the beleaguered Chinese firm
16 Mar 2021
Hackers spoofed Huawei website to steal 5G information
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Hackers spoofed Huawei website to steal 5G information

McAfee uncovers phishing campaign that may have been motivated by the ban of Chinese technology in the global 5G rollout
16 Mar 2021
Nokia agrees 5G cloud deals with AWS, Azure and Google
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5G

Nokia agrees 5G cloud deals with AWS, Azure and Google

The partnerships will pave the way for better 5G services as Nokia integrates its networking tech with the biggest cloud platforms
16 Mar 2021
Nokia to cut 10,000 jobs in bid to boost R&D funds
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Careers & training

Nokia to cut 10,000 jobs in bid to boost R&D funds

The Finnish telecoms giant plans to save €600m over the next two years to reinvest into emerging technologies
16 Mar 2021
Vodafone Spain fined £7 million for repeated GDPR breaches
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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Vodafone Spain fined £7 million for repeated GDPR breaches

The firm had either been warned or fined smaller amounts on at least 50 occasions between January 2018 and February 2020
16 Mar 2021
Federal judge blocks US trading ban on Xiaomi
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Mobile Phones

Federal judge blocks US trading ban on Xiaomi

Stock price jumps after judge blocks restrictions on Chinese phone maker
15 Mar 2021
Ofcom to review net neutrality laws following EE complaint
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Policy & legislation

Ofcom to review net neutrality laws following EE complaint

The regulator will review the existing framework, which had fallen under EU legislation prior to Brexit
15 Mar 2021
Government secures £1 billion backing for rural 4G project
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mobile networks

Government secures £1 billion backing for rural 4G project

Work to make the Shared Rural Network a reality will finally commence following years of discussion
15 Mar 2021
16 top BBC micro:bit projects
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Hardware

16 top BBC micro:bit projects

Learn everything from beginner projects to challenges for confident coders
12 Mar 2021
EU ploughs €2 billion into digital projects
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Policy & legislation

EU ploughs €2 billion into digital projects

Projects will include the rollout of 5G across critical transport networks by 2030
12 Mar 2021
Google welcomes new applicants for its Career Certificates programme
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Careers & training

Google welcomes new applicants for its Career Certificates programme

Budding tech workers can now study Android development in addition to courses on data analytics and UX design
12 Mar 2021
Qualcomm reportedly struggling to cope with semiconductor demand
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Mobile Phones

Qualcomm reportedly struggling to cope with semiconductor demand

Production bottlenecks are said to be disrupting smartphone manufacturer output
12 Mar 2021