Monday February 17, 2020 5:30:52 AM PST - The solution to any problem -work, love, money, whatever -is to go fishing, and the worse the problem, the longer the trip should be. - John Gierach
 
 
 

 

 

 
 

Mon, 17 Feb 2020 06:21:33 -0500

Malaysia to choose 5G partners based on own security standards

Malaysia's own security standards will dictate which companies take part in its planned 5G rollout this year, its communications minister told Reuters on Monday, as the United States pushes countries to exclude China's Huawei [HWT.UL].


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Mon, 17 Feb 2020 06:07:41 -0500

Quantum tech company Nanoco files patent infringement lawsuit against Samsung

British nanotechnology company Nanoco said on Monday it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Samsung Electronics Co and affiliates in a district court in Texas relating to quantum dots.


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Mon, 17 Feb 2020 04:25:22 -0500

SoftBank-backed Oyo says annual loss grew over six-fold on China expansion

SoftBank-backed Oyo Hotels and Homes said on Monday losses widened more than six-fold in the year to March 2019, as the India-based hotel chain spent heavily to expand into China.


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Mon, 17 Feb 2020 03:16:31 -0500

India's Vodafone Idea to pay 35 billion rupees in telecom dues this week, shares rise

Beleaguered Indian wireless carrier Vodafone Idea will pay 35 billion rupees ($490 million) in telecoms dues to the federal government by Feb. 21, a lawyer for the company said on Monday.


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Mon, 17 Feb 2020 01:59:45 -0500

India's Vodafone Idea says to pay 25 billion rupees in government dues: ET Now

Indian wireless carrier Vodafone Idea will pay 25 billion rupees ($350 million) of the nearly $3.9 billion it owes to government in telecoms dues, TV news station ET Now reported on Monday.


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Mon, 17 Feb 2020 00:17:38 -0500

UK digital bank Monzo plans to hire 500 and relaunch paid accounts

Fast-growing British digital bank Monzo plans to hire up to 500 people and forecasts it will get 5.5 million users this year, as it prepares to have another crack at charging some customers to turn a profit.


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Sun, 16 Feb 2020 21:50:54 -0500

New York drops fight against T-Mobile-Sprint merger

New York on Sunday dropped its fight against the $40 billion merger of U.S. wireless carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp , saying the state would not appeal a judge's approval of the deal.


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Sun, 16 Feb 2020 12:18:32 -0500

Tesla ordered by German court to stop cutting down trees for Gigafactory

A German court on Sunday ordered Tesla Inc to stop clearing forest land near the capital Berlin to build its first European car and battery factory, a victory for local environmental activists.


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Sun, 16 Feb 2020 11:49:32 -0500

Amazon, Flipkart seek rollback of new Indian tax on online sellers

Amazon and Walmart's Flipkart are among online retailers demanding that India scale back a proposed tax on third-party sellers on their platforms, saying the burden of compliance will hurt the fledgling industry, according to documents seen by Reuters.


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Sun, 16 Feb 2020 07:41:07 -0500

Thailand raises $3.2 billion at 5G license auctions

Thailand's telecoms regulator raised 100.52 billion baht ($3.2 billion) in 5G spectrum auctions on Sunday, with operators snapping up 48 licenses ahead of an expected commercial rollout later this year.


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Sun, 16 Feb 2020 05:20:13 -0500

Treat us like something between a telco and a newspaper, says Facebook's Zuckerberg

Online content should be regulated with a system somewhere between the existing rules used for the telecoms and media industries, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told global leaders and security chiefs on Saturday.


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Sun, 16 Feb 2020 05:03:35 -0500

Thailand's AIS wins 23 spectrum licenses for 5G, True bags 17: regulator

Thailand's Advanced Info Service Pcl won 23 spectrum licenses for 5G in auctions on Sunday, while True Pcl won 17, the country's telecoms regulator said.


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Sat, 15 Feb 2020 18:33:32 -0500

Twitter says Olympics, IOC accounts hacked

Twitter said on Saturday that an official Twitter account of the Olympics and the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) media Twitter account had been hacked and temporarily locked.


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Sat, 15 Feb 2020 13:14:49 -0500

Europe can win global battle for industrial data, says EU industry chief

Europe may have lost the battle to create digital champions capable of taking on U.S. and Chinese companies harvesting personal data, but it can win the war of industrial data, Europe's industry policy chief said on Saturday.


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Sat, 15 Feb 2020 09:08:03 -0500

Rebuffed by UK, U.S. pitches 'big tent' for Huawei rivals in Europe

The United States is seeking to rally European support for competitors to Huawei Technologies following disappointment in Washington over Britain's decision to use 5G equipment made by the Chinese company.


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Sat, 15 Feb 2020 08:32:05 -0500

Vodafone assesses payment to India in dispute over dues

Vodafone Idea Ltd said on Saturday it was assessing how much it would pay the Indian government as part of dues owed and said it proposed making a payment in the next few days.


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Sat, 15 Feb 2020 06:51:50 -0500

Facebook offers more data for research on impacts of social media

Facebook Inc said on Thursday it was providing academic researchers more data to study social media's impact on elections and democracy.


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Sat, 15 Feb 2020 06:50:25 -0500

Tech firms must do more on child abuse, European police chiefs say

European police chiefs have thrown their support behind British demands for technology companies to urgently transform how they operate to prevent access to child sex abuse, Britain's National Crime Agency (NCA) said on Friday.


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Sat, 15 Feb 2020 06:47:46 -0500

U.S. accuses Huawei of stealing trade secrets, assisting Iran

U.S. prosecutors on Thursday accused Huawei of stealing trade secrets and helping Iran track protesters in its latest indictment against the Chinese company, escalating the U.S. battle with the world's largest telecommunications equipment maker.


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Sat, 15 Feb 2020 06:47:46 -0500

Huawei cyber security chief says no operator gives it access to intercept equipment

Huawei's cyber security chief said on Friday that he was not aware of any mobile operator ever having given the Chinese company access to the equipment used to intercept calls when required to do so by security services.


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