Huawei kit contained flaws of 'national significance', NCSC reports
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Security

Huawei kit contained flaws of 'national significance', NCSC reports

The report finds that the defects were not the result of interference from the Chinese state
2 Oct 2020
EE extends unlimited data offer for NHS workers
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Mobile

EE extends unlimited data offer for NHS workers

Firm estimates the offer has helped NHS staff save up to £250 per person
1 Oct 2020
Google dilutes Pixel 5 amid economic downturn
The Google Pixel 5 in white
Mobile Phones

Google dilutes Pixel 5 amid economic downturn

New budget handset will launch on 15 October with fewer features and a mid-range processor
1 Oct 2020
Delay to 5G rollout will cost taxpayers £2 billion, report finds
A hand flipping a wooden cube with 4G and 5G printed on it
5G

Delay to 5G rollout will cost taxpayers £2 billion, report finds

Subsidised 4G expected to maintain its status as the key connectivity solution for a substantial part of the decade
1 Oct 2020
IT Pro 20/20: The future of augmentation
augmented reality (AR)

IT Pro 20/20: The future of augmentation

The ninth issue of IT Pro 20/20 looks at our changing relationship with augmentation technology
30 Sep 2020
Google officially closes its revenue-share loophole
Google Android

Google officially closes its revenue-share loophole

Developers have until September 30 to comply or risk being dropped from the Google Play Store
30 Sep 2020
DuckDuckGo slams Google's search engine auction as "fundamentally flawed"
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Google Android

DuckDuckGo slams Google's search engine auction as "fundamentally flawed"

Search engine outfit says "pay-to-play" auction is only serving to strengthen Google's dominance
30 Sep 2020
Microsoft unveils Azure for Operators to unlock 5G potential
5G antenna
5G

Microsoft unveils Azure for Operators to unlock 5G potential

Service will help operators to future-proof networks and drive down costs
30 Sep 2020
Police officers told not to download NHS contact-tracing app
Software

Police officers told not to download NHS contact-tracing app

NPCC chair previously said 'it should be everyone’s priority' to curb virus spread
29 Sep 2020
What is shadow IT?
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Security

What is shadow IT?

Hardware and software that isn't authorised by IT departments can leave businesses vulnerable
29 Sep 2020
Nokia will replace Huawei as BT's largest 5G equipment provider
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5G

Nokia will replace Huawei as BT's largest 5G equipment provider

The partnership will also see Nokia replace Huawei in BT's 2G and 4G networks
29 Sep 2020
Red Hat and Samsung team up to drive 5G adoption
5G

Red Hat and Samsung team up to drive 5G adoption

The two companies look to enhance 5G use cases to include edge computing IoT and more
28 Sep 2020
Google removes 17 apps infected with evasive ‘Joker’ malware
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malware

Google removes 17 apps infected with evasive ‘Joker’ malware

Researchers identify three variations in the way the 'fleeceware' strain infects victims' Android devices
28 Sep 2020
The best 4G network
Mobile

The best 4G network

Every mobile provider offers 4G contracts, but which one is the best for you?
28 Sep 2020
Will folding screens ever make it to the mass market?
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Mobile

Will folding screens ever make it to the mass market?

They seem like a pricey novelty, but that may not always be the case
27 Sep 2020
Google toughens enforcement of 30% revenue share with developers
Google Android

Google toughens enforcement of 30% revenue share with developers

Reports indicate the updates could come as soon as next week
25 Sep 2020
Spotify and Epic take on Apple’s 30% ‘App Tax’
Mobile

Spotify and Epic take on Apple’s 30% ‘App Tax’

The Coalition for App Fairness demands changes to the iPhone maker's 'anti-competitive practices'
25 Sep 2020
Hey Google, navigate where there's no COVID-19
Google Maps COVID-19 overlay in Florida
Google Android

Hey Google, navigate where there's no COVID-19

Google Maps will soon offer a COVID-19 overlay at the national, state, county and city levels
24 Sep 2020
Ex-BT boss picked to lead search for Huawei replacement
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5G

Ex-BT boss picked to lead search for Huawei replacement

Removing the Chinese firm from the UK's 5G network leaves just Nokia and Ericsson as potential providers
24 Sep 2020
Every Microsoft Teams update from Ignite 2020
collaboration

Every Microsoft Teams update from Ignite 2020

UI improvements, feature updates, new functionality, and a glimpse at Teams' future on Android
23 Sep 2020
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G review: So ultra it Hertz
Mobile Phones

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G review: So ultra it Hertz

Like its name suggests, the S20 Ultra is a beefed-up smartphone with double the good stuff
23 Sep 2020
Android users told to be on high alert after Cerberus banking Trojan leaks to the dark web
trojans

Android users told to be on high alert after Cerberus banking Trojan leaks to the dark web

The source code for the authenticator-breaking malware is available for free on underground forums
18 Sep 2020
Ericsson acquires Cradlepoint for $1.1 billion
5G

Ericsson acquires Cradlepoint for $1.1 billion

The WAN 4G and 5G solutions provider is expected to maintain its current employees and continue to operate in its Idaho HQ
18 Sep 2020
What is 6G and how far are we from rollout?
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Network & Internet

What is 6G and how far are we from rollout?

Everything you need to know about 6G mobile connectivity
18 Sep 2020