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Either the CEO of AT&T Staged a Robocall During a Live Interview or No One Is Immune to This Plague
Gizmodo.com

The robocalling problem just keeps getting worse and worse—last year, the Federal Communications Commission ordered telecommunications executives to start doing something about the problem, which one report in January 2019 estimated had exploded to the tune o… more…

Phone Companies Are Finally Doing Something About Our Robocall Hell
Gizmodo.com

We live in a robocall hell with an epidemic of 26.3 billion fraudulent calls made to U.S. numbers in 2018. Tired of con artist robots, no one picks up the phone for strangers anymore. My voicemail is filled with Chinese-language scammers using my area code an… more…

U.S. Campaign to Ban Huawei Overseas Stumbles as Allies Resist
The New York Times

American officials have tried to pressure, scold and, increasingly, threaten other countries that are considering using Huawei in building fifth-generation, or 5G, wireless networks. more…

To stay relevant in the 5G era, telcos will need to step up their IoT game
The Next Web

We are now in the early stages of another pivotal moment in technological evolution and paradigm shift. With artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things (IoT), and augmented reality transitioning from buzz words to the backbone of developed economies, wir… more…

FCC to help first responders pinpoint 911 callers in multi-story buildings
Digitaltrends.com

When someone calls 911 from their cell phone, wireless carriers provide operators with an approximate location. Now the Federal Communications Commission wants the carriers to use their technology to provide vertical location data to pinpoint emergency caller… more…

A Time Capsule Is Recovered and Lt. Malloy Experiences Life in 2015 in 'The Orville' Episode 'Lasting Impressions'
Space.com

A simple, back-to-basics episode of "The Orville" reminds us that convoluted plots aren't a prerequisite for quality sci-fi. more…

US Huawei Blackballing Efforts Stall Due To Lack Of 'Actual Facts'
Techdirt.com

During the Trump era, the US government has dramatically ramped up claims that Chinese hardware vendor Huawei is a nefarious spy for the Chinese government, blackballing it from the U.S. telecom market. From pressuring U.S. carriers to drop plans to sell Huaw… more…

POLITICO Playbook: W. hosting a naturalization ceremony, U.S. prepares to keep troops in Syria and 2020 Dems warm to expanding Supreme Court
Politico

And Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) writes a WaPo op-ed on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. more…

3 Exciting Innovations Made Possible by 5G
Fool.com

The new technology will be here before you know it. more…

3 Top Growth Opportunities for Lattice Semiconductor
Fool.com

The data center server market, 5G, and industrial and automotive applications could be a boon for this small chipmaker. more…

The tougher competitors in emerging markets
Mckinsey.com

Emerging market competition is increasing as local companies become battle-hardened as they vie for growth and plug into advanced technologies. Wealth is piling up in areas of economic vitality. more…

EU leaders to discuss ways to limit Chinese influence at summit dinner
Reuters

The European Union will discuss a more defensive strategy on China on Thursday, potentially signaling an end to the unfettered access that Chinese business has enjoyed in Europe but which Beijing has failed to reciprocate. more…

The U.S. Desperately Needs a “Fiber for All” Plan
Eff.org

We have a real, coming broadband access crisis in the United States. Data from the government and independent analysis show that we are falling behind the world. This crisis comes from the fact that fiber-to-the-home deployment, the alternative to your gigabi… more…

Key Takeaways From China Telecom's 2018 Results
Forbes.com

China Telecom published its Q4 and full year 2018 results on Tuesday. The company’s net income for the year grew by about 14% to about RMB 21.21 billion ($3.16 billion) driven by growing wireless and wireline broadband subscriber base as well as lower equipme… more…

A Government-Mandated Wholesale Network Won't Win 5G
Forbes.com

A proposed government mandate for a wholesale-only 5G wireless network is inconsistent with the free market principles the U.S. used to lead the last wireless technology transition. Imposing a wholesale mandate on 5G would seize defeat from the jaws of victor… more…

Huawei P30 And P30 Pro: Here's Everything We Know
Forbes.com

Atherton Research principal analyst Jean Baptiste Su shares his take on the upcoming release of Huawei's new P30 series that the Chinese phone maker will be unveiling next week, on Tuesday, March 26 in Paris, France. more…

The Folly of Having The U.S. Government Build A 5G Network
Forbes.com

As the nation's cellular phone carriers gear up to build their 5G networks a few are calling for the federal government to construct the network instead and be a wholesale supplier of this service to the networks. It is a terrible idea that would inevitably l… more…

Coursera's Global Skills Index: How Does Your Nation And Industry Compare?
Forbes.com

A report on Coursera's global skills assessment. Where does your nation and industry stand? more…

Unveiled at HP Reinvent: Latest innovations in PC experiences for work and life
Windows.com

At HP Reinvent, the company’s largest global partner event, HP unveiled a variety of new offerings designed to transform experiences across work and life – including a ground-breaking security service, a cutting-edge commercial virtual reality (VR) headset, a… more…

FCC approves a new category of experimental licenses for frequencies between 95 GHz and 3 THz
Neowin.net

The US Federal Communications Commission recently opened up experimental spectrum licenses for new services and technologies. This move paves the way for innovation in the wireless technology sector. Read more... more…