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Choosing the Wrong Lane in the Race to 5G
Wired

Opinion: The US should be focusing on building 5G networks with mid-band spectrum, because it will support faster, cheaper, and more ubiquitous deployment. more…

Some Big Tech Firms Cut Employees' Access To Huawei, Muddying 5G Rollout
Slashdot.org

Some of the world's biggest tech companies have told their employees to stop talking about technology and technical standards with counterparts at Huawei in response to the recent U.S. blacklisting of the Chinese tech firm, Reuters reported Monday, citing peo… more…

Saudi Arabia is hunting down women who flee the country by tracking the IMEI number on their cell phones
Insider.com

Saudi Arabia is using military-grade technology to track down the cellphones of women who flee its patriarchal regime, several runaways have told INSIDER. Four women, all anonymous for fear of reprisal, said they were made aware of attempts to track their cel… more…

Exclusive: Some big tech firms cut employees' access to Huawei, muddying 5G rollout - Reuters India
Reuters

Some of the world's biggest tech companies have told their employees to stop talking about technology and technical standards with counterparts at Huawei Technologies Co Ltd in response to the recent U.S. blacklisting of the Chinese tech firm, according to pe… more…

Under fire by U.S. regulators, Chinese telecom lobbying skyrocketed in 2018
Fastcompany.com

ZTE, which is banned from purchasing key components from the U.S., increased its lobbying sixfold last year—from $570,000 to $3.7 million. A Chinese telecommunications giant banned from purchasing key electronic components from the United States increased its… more…

How Satellites Quietly, Constantly Surveil Us
Vice News

In a few short decades, the movement and activities of large swaths of Earth's humans can be tracked at all times. more…

Huawei trademarks its own mobile OS following US ban
Engadget

Huawei is making moves to sidestep the Trump administration's de facto ban by trademarking its own operating system. The OS, which has reportedly been in the works for years, has been trademarked in Peru under the name "Hongmeng," for use within nine... more…

Shah, crisis management committee review situation
The Hindu

Home Minister directs officials to ensure safety of people more…

China Tariffs and Huawei Restrictions Mean Tough Going for Skyworks Solutions
Fool.com

More bad news, this time trade collateral damage, is sending the semiconductor business further into the hole. more…

DoT cracks down on illegal mobile signal repeaters in Delhi raids
Indianexpress.com

Mobile operators, who are making record investments in purchasing spectrum and rolling out network equipment, are grappling with this challenge and have called out the authorities to crack down on these installations and take strict action: Cellular Operators… more…

White House seeks delay on Huawei ban for contractors
Indianexpress.com

The ban is one part of a multifaceted US push against Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, the world’s largest telecoms network gear maker, which Washington has accused of espionage and stealing intellectual property. more…

Some big tech firms cut employees’ access to Huawei, muddying 5G rollout
Indianexpress.com

Chipmakers Intel Corp and Qualcomm Inc, mobile research firm InterDigital Wireless Inc and South Korean carrier LG Uplus have restricted employees from informal conversations with Huawei. more…

Gujarat braces for cyclone Vayu, deploys quick response forces across districts
Indianexpress.com

The officials in Gujarat government dealing with the disaster management plan have been in touch with the Odisha government to learn and implement the disaster management techniques adopted by them when cyclone Fani hit the state recently, Rupani said. more…

Huawei obtains 46 commercial 5G contracts from 30 countries despite US ban
The Times of India

Huawei is caught in the intensifying trade war between China and the US. more…

Modi govt pursuing bold strategies for universal Internet access by 2022: Ajit Pai
The Times of India

Pai said he is looking forward to working with Indian and American business communities in the days ahead. more…

Five things to watch out for at Tesla's AGM
The Times of India

The gathering is a ritualised affair where Musk talks about his bold vision for the future. more…

You can make music with test equipment – Hainbach explains
Cdm.link

Before modulars became a product, some of the first electronic synthesis experiments made use of test equipment – gear intended to make sound, but not necessarily musically. And now that approach is making a comeback. Hainbach, the Berlin-based experimental a… more…

Ying Ma: Trump's tough stance on China is what world needs - Fox News
Fox News

Ying Ma: Trump's tough stance on China is what world needs Fox News The deal that Trump announced would avert tariffs on Mexico reportedly mostly includes things Mexico agreed to do months earlier Business Insider Mexico Agreed to Take Border Actions Months B… more…

How to Deploy Tech Solutions to the World’s Greatest Challenges at Scale
Singularityhub.com

“Build a better mousetrap, and the world will beat a path to your door,” argued Ralph Waldo Emerson, the 19th century US lecturer, philosopher, and essayist. In other words, if scientists and engineers invent a better solution to something, scaling and deploy… more…

Huawei fights to keep U.S. funds flowing to its rural mobile customers
Reuters

China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, the world's biggest telecoms equipment maker, argued on Wednesday that Washington should scrap plans to prohibit wireless companies from using U.S. government funds to buy Huawei gear for their networks. more…