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New York City Could Make It Illegal To Sell Phone Location Data

There’s a solid chance that New York City might become the first city in the United States to ban the sale of geolocation data to third parties. A bill has been introduced today that’s ...

29 minutes ago from Ubergizmo

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Huawei to build wireless network for Canadian north

Embattled Chinese telecom giant Huawei unveiled plans Monday to deploy high-speed wireless internet to dozens of underserved communities in Canada's remote northern regions.

23 hours ago from TechXplore

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Lost without CBS? There are ways to watch despite AT&T-CBS standoff on DirecTV, U-verse

Millions are still without CBS after AT&T dropped it from DirecTV, DirecTV Now and U-verse. But there's still ways to watch during the carriage tiff.       

22 hours ago from USA today

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6 hard truths about 5G we've learned in our tests across US, Europe and Asia - CNET

The lessons include 5G's effects on your phone's cost, battery life and ability to deal with the heat.

Mon 22 Jul 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

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London Underground Tunnels To Get 4G Next Year

Data coverage for London Underground commuters is set to get much better next year. It has been confirmed that 4G access will be available in the Underground’s tunnels and stations starting ...

Sun 21 Jul 19 from Ubergizmo

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Want to Do Crimes? Upgrade to 5G, Apparently

Europe’s police agency is worried that the 5G will interfere with law enforcement’s ability to track people. Read more...

Fri 19 Jul 19 from Gizmodo

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US networks improved in early 2019 with help from 5G upgrades

Did you have fewer gripes about your cellphone service earlier this year? You're not alone. JD Power's latest US wireless network quality study indicates that the ratio ...

Thu 18 Jul 19 from Engadget

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EU clears Vodafone's $22 billion Liberty deal

Brussels gave its blessing to Vodafone's $22 billion purchase of Liberty Global's cable networks in Germany and central Europe, clearing the way for the British company to become Europe's ...

Thu 18 Jul 19 from Reuters Technology

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More anti-robocall legislation is making its way to the House Energy & Commerce Committee

Back in March, the FTC slapped four robocalling organizations with multi-million dollar fines for their behavior, and in May, the Senate nearly unanimously voted to pass an anti-robocalling ...

Wed 17 Jul 19 from Techspot

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Global Smartphone Sales Poised For Biggest Drop Ever During 2019

Although smartphone OEMs try their best to deliver new smartphone experiences year after year like clockwork, consumers are increasingly becoming immune to their new-device charms. According ...

Wed 17 Jul 19 from HotHardware

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