Tag: Telecommunications

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

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A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though...

FCC gives state prisons tech options to quash cellphones

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — Federal regulators are giving state prisons across the country more technological options to combat contraband cellphones, which prison officials have long...

Mobile World Congress tech fair, pandemic version, kicks off

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BARCELONA, Spain — A major wireless technology trade fair kicked off in Barcelona on Monday with scaled-back attendance and beefed-up health and safety measures,...

UK cellphone firm EE reintroduces roaming charges to Europe

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LONDON — British cellphone operator EE said Thursday that it will start to charge U.K. customers for using their phones in other European countries...

EXPLAINER: Just how vulnerable is the internet?

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BOSTON — An outage at a little-known firm that speeds up access to websites knocked a lot of top internet destinations offline on Tuesday,...

Biden widens list of Chinese firms off-limits for investment

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President Joe Biden has nearly doubled the list of Chinese companies whose shares are off-limits to U.S. investors in the latest sign he is...

Huawei to roll out its own operating system to smartphones

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HONG KONG — Huawei is launching its own HarmonyOS mobile operating system on its handsets as it adapts to losing access to Google mobile...

Apple brings CEO Tim Cook to court in defense of app store

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SAN RAMON, Calif. — Apple CEO Tim Cook will take the witness stand Friday to defend the company's iPhone app store against charges that...

Apple CEO Tim Cook to testify Friday as Epic trial nears end

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SAN RAMON, Calif — Apple CEO Tim Cook will take the witness stand this Friday in a high-stakes courtroom battle over the lucrative commissions...

Australian telco fined $39M for exploiting Indigenous folk

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CANBERRA, Australia — Australia‚Äôs largest telecommunications company Telstra was fined 50 million Australian dollars ($39 million) on Thursday for unconscionable conduct in selling remote...