News from the Connected World
Google employees are allegedly listening-in on all your conversations, including ones which are not meant to be recorded. This happens via the company's AI-powered Google Assistant on phones and Google Home speakers.
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At a debate held in the Huawei Cybersecurity Transparency Centre in Brussels, Huawei emphasised the important role 5G networks can play in mitigating climate change.
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BlackBerry today launched CylanceGUARD, a managed detection and response (MDR) solution that leverages BlackBerry Cylance security experts and its native AI platform to provide continuous threat hunting and monitoring.
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Amazon has announced that its compatible Fire TV devices (both, TV and dongles) will now run the official YouTube app, while Google has confirmed that Prime Video is now available on Chromecast and Android TV.
Watch Communications and Microsoft partner to bring broadband internet to Indiana, Ohio and Illinois
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Watch Communications and Microsoft have announced an agreement aimed at closing the broadband gap, and the rural digital divide in particular, in the states of Indiana, Ohio and Illinois.
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IMImobile today announced that one of the UK’s largest car manufacturers, Vauxhall Motors, is using Apple Business Chat via its enterprise communications platform to connect with their customers.
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EE, O2, Three and Vodafone have ignored security fears surrounding Huawei and are continuing to work with the company to set up a new 5G network.
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Samsung and Vodafone will unveil the world’s first remote-controlled 5G car at the Goodwood Festival of Speed this weekend. The collaboration has seen the partners working closely to bring 5G to life with a complete end-to-end solution, and this weekend, guests of Goodwood will witness firsthand the speed and connectivity of this advanced technology.
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Facebook is was working to resolve issues faced by some users while sending and receiving media files on Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp. The outages appear to be connected to US cybersecurity firm Cloudflare which has been affected by an outage at telecommunications provider Verizon.
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During GSMA’s MWC19 Shanghai, 5G commercial networks have been officially launched inside the Shanghai New International Expo Center. The deployments are based on Huawei's 5G digital indoor system and extended 5G coverage to all of the seven exhibition halls. This was the first MWC event to offer 5G commercial services, supporting the event’s theme of Intelligent Connectivity.
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EE has launched its 5G mobile broadband plans, making it the first UK carrier to do so. The company isn't pitching its latest 5G offering as a replacement for home broadband but that is likely due to the fact that 5G availability is limited at the moment.
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To advance the deployment of its connected and autonomous vehicle technology, BlackBerry is expanding its partnership with LG. Under the new agreement, LG will use BlackBerry QNX software and services to build digital consolidated cockpits, including infotainment systems, digital instrument clusters, and telematics systems for multiple OEMs.
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O2 is launching an Overpayment Estimator, providing a quick and easy way for people to find out if they are being overcharged for their mobile contracts. The move aims to change the outdated industry practice of charging consumers for phones they already own.
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BlackBerry are due to report Fiscal Year 2020 Q1 results Wednesday, and the company today announced that its QNX software is now embedded in more than 150 million cars on the road today.
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Huawei today announced that its HUAWEI WATCH GT smartwatch has sold more than two million units globally since its launch last October, making it the most popular Huawei smartwatch worldwide.
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EE is now allowing more services to be streamed without eating into users' monthly data allowances. From today, anyone with a Video Data Pass can stream and download anything from the BBC iPlayer and YouTube without fear of running out of internet access.
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With 5G deployments rapidly gathering momentum globally, Ericsson has launched new software and hardware solutions to expand 5G deployment options. The new solutions extend network capacity and coverage, enabling smooth network evolution, and facilitating new consumer and industry use cases.