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SyrupCast Podcast Ep. 186: All I want for Christmas is spyware

SyrupCast Podcast Ep. 186: All I want for Christmas is spyware

1 day ago   |   MobileSyrup

This week on the SyrupCast, MobileSyrup features editor Igor Bonifacic , telecom reporter Shruti Shekar , and special guest and Android Central managing editor, Daniel Bader...
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'No evidence' of Huawei spying, says German IT watchdog

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

Germany's IT watchdog has expressed scepticism about calls for a boycott of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei, saying it has seen no evidence the firm could use its equipment to...
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Britain to force broadband providers to tell customers their best deals

1 day ago   |   Reuters   |   3 articles

Broadband providers in Britain will have to tell customers about their best deals under planned new rules from telecoms regulator Ofcom aimed at tackling a 'loyalty penalty'...
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Deutsche Telekom reviews vendors in light of China security debate

1 day ago   |   Reuters

Deutsche Telekom, Europe's largest telecoms company, said late on Thursday it was reviewing its network vendor strategy in light of a debate on the security of Chinese network...
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Canadian policymakers tend to overlook vitality of telecom for businesses: report

Canadian policymakers tend to overlook vitality of telecom for businesses: report

2 days ago   |   MobileSyrup

Despite strong discussions on competitiveness and consumer protection, policymakers tend to overlook how “vital” Canada's telecom sector is “to the health of all Canadian...
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Calgary firm invests $4.9 million to install 40km of fibre throughout B.C.'s Haida Gwaii region

Calgary firm invests $4.9 million to install 40km of fibre throughout B.C.'s Haida Gwaii region

2 days ago   |   MobileSyrup

Calgary-based telecom infrastructure company Canadian Fiber Optics has announced plans to invest $4.9 million to install 40 kilometres of fibre throughout British Columbia's...
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NBTC puts 700MHz auction into motion

2 days ago   |   Bangkokpost

The telecom regulator has set the initial auction of the 700-megahertz spectrum range for next year by dividing 45MHz of bandwidth into nine slots, each containing 5MHz of...
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Japan rules out asking private firms to avoid telecoms gear that could be malicious

2 days ago   |   Reuters

Japan's government has no plan to ask private companies to avoid buying telecommunications equipment that could have malicious functions, such as information leakage, its top...
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Last gasp: Net neutrality activists scramble for votes in Congress - CNET

3 days ago   |   CNET

As time gets short to force action in the House, pressure mounts on telecom-backed Democrats.
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FCC will allow carriers to block spam text messages

3 days ago   |   Engadget   |   6 articles

The FCC has rubber-stamped wireless carriers' ongoing efforts to block spam text messages. The regulator voted in favor of a ruling that labels SMS and MMS as information...
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‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 4' multiplayer weapons guide

‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 4' multiplayer weapons guide

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 has several different guns to choose from in its multiplayer mode, and they're split across multiple classes. Here's a guide to all of them and when... Read more ...

Following criticism, Robinhood backtracks on checking and savings feature

Following criticism, Robinhood backtracks on checking and savings feature

Earlier this week, stock-trading app Robinhood announced that it would offer a new feature to users in early 2019: a checking and savings account that didn't have any fees... Read more ...

Voice actress Holly Fields reveals the secret world of video game voice acting

Voice actress Holly Fields reveals the secret world of video game voice acting

Voice actress Holly Fields has led an interesting career, from growing up with Molly Ringwald to working on Star Wars: The Old Republic. Fields appeared on Digital Trends Live... Read more ...

Grit and gear: How Chris Hershman went from retail clerk to music video director

Grit and gear: How Chris Hershman went from retail clerk to music video director

How did Chris Hershman go from working a music retail job to working with bands like NEEDTOBREATHE and Switchfoot? The music video director and filmmaker talks to us about... Read more ...

Microsoft patents a wearable device that could help Parkinson's patients

Microsoft patents a wearable device that could help Parkinson's patients

Ever since the Microsoft Band 2 came out back in 2015, old Redmond has mostly been out of the wearable game. That being said, that wearable did pack some truly impressive and... Read more ...

Protect and organize small electronics with the $8 AmazonBasics Travel Case

Protect and organize small electronics with the $8 AmazonBasics Travel Case

Bring along your most essential tech securely. You probably know the struggle of trying to keep multiple devices and accessories well-protected while on-the-go. Thankfully... Read more ...

Flop: IMAX ferme ses salles de réalité virtuelle

Flop:  IMAX ferme ses salles de réalité virtuelle

La réalité virtuelle a-t-elle un avenir auprès d'un public de masse? Rien n'est moins sûr, comme le montre la décision d'Imax, de fermer ses salles de réalité virtuelle. La... Read more ...

The Best Games of 2018: God of War

The Best Games of 2018: God of War

If, at the beginning of the year, you were worried that the new God of War title was just a cynical money grab from Sony, you definitely weren't alone. After all, the God of... Read more ...

Gérer le temps devant l'écran est désormais plus simple sur les Chromebook

Gérer le temps devant l'écran est désormais plus simple sur les Chromebook

Les Google Chromebook sont une bonne option de première machine pour un enfant. Aujourd'hui, grâce à une mise à jour, il est plus facile de gérer le temps passé devant l'écran. Read more ...

Les particuliers pourraient avoir le droit à une version Microsoft 365

Les particuliers pourraient avoir le droit à une version Microsoft 365

Microsoft serait en train de renouveler son offre d'abonnement. La firme proposerait ainsi un abonnement grand public Microsoft 365, qui donnerait accès à tous ses services y... Read more ...