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Singtel, Ericsson reach Gigabit speeds in LAA trial

Singtel, Ericsson reach Gigabit speeds in LAA trial
Singtel and Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) have achieved an Asia-Pacific first in wireless technology by delivering a peak speed of 1.1 Gbps in a joint trial of a new configuration of Licensed Assisted Access (LAA) technology. Conducted in a Singtel laboratory, the trial delivered speeds that breached the 1 Gbps barrier by combining several key LTE technologies including 256 QAM, 4x4 MIMO, and aggregating two licensed and three unlicensed spectrum bands on a TM500 Test System device. Mark Chong, Singtel’s Group Chief Technology Officer says: “We are very encouraged by this breakthrough in peak speeds. In Singapore, a large percentage of mobile traffic
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Apple is set to buy Shazam for $400 million

Apple is set to buy Shazam for $400 million
Apple is being reported to be close to buy a music recognition app namely " Shazam ". The app would cost Apple about $400 million  (£300million), different media reports has confirmed this purchase. Shazam is a UK based company that was founded in 1999. The company allows people to use their smartphones or computers to identify and buy their favourite music through a snippet of sound. Shazam is a company which claims to have more than one hundred million users each month. The company makes most of its revenue from commissions that are paid on referrals to iTunes Store of
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Human Protection under the law Watch urges China to avoid building the ‘Police Cloud’ data policing platform

Human Protection under the law Watch urges China to avoid building the ‘Police Cloud’ data policing platform
A privileges group on 2o November asked the Chinese language government to avoid building big data policing systems to store private information of its human population, getting in touch with it a violation of personal privacy rights. The Human Protection under the law Watch's affirmation said the authorities Cloud was made to track and anticipate the actions of activists, dissidents and cultural minorities, and will not adhere to international privacy expectations, reports Efe media. "It is terrifying that Chinese government bodies are collecting and centralising a lot more information about vast sums of common people, identifying people who deviate from
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T-Mobile’s Revvl Plus to hit market on 17th November

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T-Mobile is on the way to introduce the mobile world with another branded budget phone as it is now making the phone called the Revvl Plus as a sequel to the Revvl, which had been launched by carrier in August. The will be available just after a few days. According to the reports, some of the Revvl Plus would remain the same as the original Revvl, as the phone sports the same 2GB of RAM and 32GB of storage. Much like the first Revvl, the Revvl Plus has a fingerprint sensor. The phone  runs Android Nougat. But what is new
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Swisscom selects Ericsson as strategic supplier for Gigabit LTE and 5G

Swisscom selects Ericsson as strategic supplier for Gigabit LTE and 5G
Swisscom and Ericsson reaffirm their long-standing, strategic partnership by continuing to drive innovation in Gigabit LTE and 5G Ericsson to provide complete digital transformation of Swisscom’s network to nationwide Gigabit LTE and deployment of 5G Transformation includes the deployment of Ericsson’s full stack telco cloud solution with network slicing technologies, and 5G portfolio offering with Massive MIMO Swisscom, the leading telecommunications provider in Switzerland, has selected Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) for complete digital transformation and evolution of its entire network to deploy nationwide Gigabit LTE from 2018, and 5G from 2020. The deployment of Swisscom’s Gigabit LTE and 5G network will
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Facebook is again trying to fight fake news

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In a bid to weed out fake news, Facebook has recently tried out a new algorithm that did elevate comments with the word "fake". Facebook users were not pleased with this strategy and this attempt resulted in users being more annoyed than impressed. The test, which has been finished, was the latest attempt of social network to fight fake news. The important thing to notice is that Facebook is sticking to its word and continues searching for ways to eliminate fake news from the Facebook once and for all.  Long ago especially since 2016 election, Facebook has been accused of
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North Korean hackers create a menace to global banks according to cybersecurity experts

North Korean hackers create a menace to global banks according to cybersecurity experts
Global Banks are getting ready to protect themselves against North Korea possibly intensifying a years-long hacking spree by wanting to cripple financial sites as Pyongyang weighs in at the risk of US military services action over its nuclear program, cyber security experts said. North Korean hackers have taken vast sums of us dollars from banks in the past 3 years, including a heist in 2016 at Bangladesh Loan company that yielded $81 million, regarding to Dmitri Alperovitch, key technology official at cybersecurity company CrowdStrike. Alperovitch advised the Reuters Cyber Security Summit on Wednesday that bankers were worried Pyongyang's hackers could
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Cyber scammers use messaging software to find new hideouts after dark web market crackdown

Cyber scammers use messaging software to find new hideouts after dark web market crackdown
A law enforcement crackdown on dark web market segments such as AlphaBay and Hansa is travelling cyber criminals to utilize mobile messaging software to find anonymous new hideouts that to operate, a written report by security research workers posted on 25 Oct showed. A report by Israeli risk intelligence software organization IntSights shows a 30-fold upsurge in dark web activity using smartphone-based messaging programs within the last year. Several hundred thousand users are approximated to be trading taken credit cards, accounts qualifications, malware, drugs or even to share hacking steps above the dark web, some of the internet that sits
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Samsung Bixby 2.0 release a soon; will be observed on home appliances in a proceed to compete against Amazon Alexa

Samsung Bixby 2.0 release a soon; will be observed on home appliances in a proceed to compete against Amazon Alexa
Samsung on Wed declared it is replacing its Bixby digital helper and so that it is available for a variety of linked devices, establishing a clash with Amazon's Alexa and more competing for command in artificial cleverness. The Southern Korean electronics large, which is the world's biggest smartphone manufacturer, launched Bixby this past year but limited to its flagship Galaxy handsets. The brand new Bixby 2.0 will most probably to designers in a proceed to put the non-public helper on more devices, the business declared at its designer conference in SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA. "Bixby 2.0 will be ubiquitous, on
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Nokia plans to reduce up to 310 jobs also to stop focussing on digital simple fact camera OZO

Nokia plans to reduce up to 310 jobs also to stop focussing on digital simple fact camera OZO
Nokia plans to lessen up to 310 careers from its Nokia Systems device and halt development of its exclusive truth camera " OZO " and hardware, the Finnish company said on Thursday. The machine has about 1,090 employees and the cuts are anticipated to affect personnel in Finland, america and Britain. Nokia utilized about 102,000 employees by end-June. The machine will continue steadily to give attention to digital health insurance and patent and brand licensing business, Nokia said. "The slower-than-expected development of the VR market means that Nokia Technology plans to lessen investments and target more on technology licensing opportunities,"
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