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5G is just steps from becoming reality - CNET  CNET · 3 hours
Qualcomm gave us a glimpse of the 5G future earlier this month. AT&T is poised to launch its service in the next two weeks. more
5G rides one last wave of hype before reality sinks in - CNET  CNET · 1 day
CES is all about big tech promises and buzzwords. So of course 5G will be all over the place. more
ZTE Loses Major German Mobile Contract With Telefonica's O2  Gadgets 360 · 1 day
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
Samsung's SmartThings LTE Tracker is down to just $72 today  Windows Central · 2 days
Buy this now, so you can find it later! Right now you can pick up the Samsung SmartThings Tracker with real-time LTE and GPS for just $72, which... more
When can we expect 5G phones? - CNET  CNET · 2 days
Samsung, LG, OnePlus and more are all developing 5G phones. So when can we get our hands on them? more
Huawei's Troubles Spell Opportunity for Samsung as 5G Nears  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
While Samsung remains the world's biggest smartphone and semiconductor maker, Huawei dominates networking by a large margin. more
Could light bring us superfast mobile broadband indoors?  BBC · 3 days
Superfast 5G mobile connectivity may not be able to reach inside buildings. Could light help? more
On this week's podcast... Microsoft Edge, Surface Centaurus, ARM, and more  Windows Central · 3 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
HP's EliteBook x360 1030 has a couple of options for 4G LTE connectivity  Windows Central · 3 days
Best answer: Yes, the HP EliteBook x360 1030 G3 does support 4G LTE mobile broadband. At checkout, you can choose between a... more
Huawei Fights US Spying Allegations on Crucial European Front  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
Of Huawei's 22 commercial contracts for next-generation 5G telecom networks, 14 are in Europe. more
OnePlus CEO Confirms 5G Phone to Launch by May-End 2019  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
OnePlus is all set to launch a 5G phone next year, and while it won't be the successor to the OnePlus 6T, it is expected to be $200... more
5G is finally starting to feel real - CNET  CNET · 4 days
Qualcomm gave us a glimpse of the 5G future earlier this month. more
Verizon Cuts 10,000 Workers Through Buyouts as Part of Restructuring  Gadgets 360 · 4 days
Verizon said 10,400 employees, or about 6.8 percent of its total staff, were accepted for voluntary buyouts as the company looks to trim $10 billion from costs and... more
National security top priority in assessing Huawei’s role in Canada’s 5G network: minister  Global News · 5 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 · 5 days
​Infrastructure Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne says national security must come first in deciding whether to allow Huawei... more
Verizon says 10,400 managers accept buyout offer  ABC NEWS · 5 days
Verizon says 10,400 workers accept voluntary buyouts as the company seeks to invest in 5G next-generation network more
Verizon announces 10,400 employees will voluntarily leave the company  TechCrunch · 5 days
Verizon today announced 10,400 employees are taking buyouts to leave the company. That’s about 7% of the company’s worldwide workforce. This is part of an effort to trim the telecom... more
Microsoft's next HoloLens will be truly wireless with a Qualcomm ARM CPU  Windows Central · 5 days
Microsoft's next Augmented Reality device is set to be an Always Connected PC with 4G LTE connectivity and instant-on capabilities using Qualcomm processors. Microsoft... more
OnePlus isn't making its first 5G phone for the money - CNET  CNET · 5 days
But the handset, which we know won't be the OnePlus 7, is slated for the end of May anyhow. more
Your 5G phone reality in 2019: A trickle, not a flood - CNET  CNET · 6 days
45 carriers and device makers are committing to Qualcomm's 5G vision. Here's what to really expect. more
Apple waiting on a 5G phone, Qualcomm's ultrasonic fingerprint scanner video - CNET  CNET · 7 days
This week's most important tech stories include Apple's 5G phone plans, Microsoft bailing on its Edge browser and Qualcomm's breakthrough fingerprint scanner... more
5G phones are coming. Here's a (probable) list of them - CNET  CNET · 7 days
The 5G revolution is nearly upon us. Here's when to expect super-fast 5G phones from top phone makers. more
How 5G aims to end network latency - CNET  CNET · 7 days
Low communication latency is why 5G will be radically different from today's mobile networks. 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
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
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
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
People are buying 4G LTE laptops -- and then not activating LTE - CNET  CNET · 1 week
Lenovo has found people buy its Qualcomm-powered always-connected PCs more for their long battery life than the fact they're always... more
O2 services to be 'fully restored by early hours of Friday'  BBC · 1 week
The mobile phone company says its 3G service is already back and faster 4G data will be restored soon. more
OnePlus' 5G phone is going to cost you much more than its predecessors - CNET  CNET · 1 week
CEO Pete Lau's prediction of a $200 to $300 price bump from the OnePlus 6T confirms your worst... more
Qualcomm releases Snapdragon 855 Processor for 5G Mobile Phones  ATechReview · 1 week
During their 3rd annual Snapdragon Summit last December 4, Qualcomm Technologies has released a glimpse of the newly upgraded Snapdragon 855 chip highlighting an ultrasonic improvement on its 3D sensor... more
No OnePlus 5G phone for Verizon in the first half of 2019 - CNET  CNET · 1 week
Despite the OnePlus 6T supporting Verizon's network, don't expect a formal partnership soon. more
Data problems hit O2 mobile network  BBC · 1 week
Millions of O2 customers are unable to use their smartphones to access the internet. more
O2 investigating network data problems  BBC · 1 week
The service has problems with data and 4G services, say thousands of customers via social media. more
5G phones could cost $200 to $300 more, says OnePlus CEO  THE VERGE · 1 week
OnePlus has built a reputation for offering premium phones without a premium price to... more
No, Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 doesn’t automatically mean 5G - CNET  CNET · 1 week
But Qualcomm says it's a platform for 5G. Confused? We break it down. more
How 5G connectivity could keep these hi-tech cows healthy  BBC · 1 week
How superfast mobile connectivity will help dairy farmers monitor the health of their cows. more
Qualcomm details Snapdragon 855 w/ 45% performance improvement, 5G support, camera enhancements  9to5Google · 1 week
After officially unveiling the Snapdragon 855 yesterday, Qualcomm today is fully detailing the specs for its next-generation chip specs for 2019 Android flagships. The... more
Last year’s iPad Pro is more affordable than ever at B&H Photo  THE VERGE · 1 week
The new iPad Pro might be the best fit for those who want its slick, new design, and to take solace in owning the... more
AT&T to offer two 5G phones from Samsung next year - CNET  CNET · 1 week
The mobile carrier adds a second 5G phone to its lineup, just one day after unveiling the first. more
AT&T announces a second Samsung 5G smartphone for 2019  TechCrunch · 1 week
Leave it to Samsung to talk up its second 5G smartphone before most companies have tipped their first. A few days after announcing its first 5G handset via Verizon, the... more
BT bars Huawei's 5G kit from core of network  BBC · 1 week
It still plans to use the Chinese company's phone mast antennas and certain other products. more
BT to Remove Huawei Equipment From Its Core 4G Network: Report  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
BT has also excluded Huawei from bidding for contracts to supply equipment for use in its core 5G network, the report added. more
Samsung and Verizon Announce They Will Launch 5G Smartphone in First Half of 2019  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
Samsung and Verizon are set to unveil a proof of concept, powered by the upcoming flagship Snapdragon SoC at the... more
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC Unveiled With 5G Modem, Improved AI Performance  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
Snapdragon 855 supports the new Qualcomm 3D Sonic Sensor, an ultrasonic fingerprint sensor. 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
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 will bring advanced features to 2019 5G phones - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
The company, which is hosting a conference this week, offers only a few details about its newest processor. more
Qualcomm gives us a glimpse of our future in 5G video - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Qualcomm showed off its latest Snapdragon processor which will power 5G phones coming in 2019 and the first ultrasonic in-display fingerprint reader. more
Qualcomm just gave us our best glimpse yet into the 5G revolution - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
From Qualcomm showing off a 5G prototype phone to Verizon, AT&T and Samsung talking up their 5G plans, it's starting... more
Verizon teases its first true 5G mobile hotspot launching sometime in 2019  9to5Mac · 2 weeks
As we enter the final weeks before 5G begins rolling out, albeit extremely sparingly, across the United States, Verizon today has announced it will... more
Qualcomm 5G phone prototype teases our mobile future - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
The company, hosting a conference this week, is making a big push with the next-generation wireless technology. 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
Qualcomm plots out 5G future: Everything from its Snapdragon Tech Summit - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
The 5G fun starts in 2019. Plus, Qualcomm unveiled the Snapdragon 855 mobile chip and an ultrasonic fingerprint reader. 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
Apple Highlights Five Reasons the iPad Pro Can Be Your Next Computer