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Bruce Schneier on 5G Security

Bruce Schneier comments on the issues surrounding 5G security: [...] Keeping untrusted companies like Huawei out of Western infrastructure isn't enough to secure 5G. Neither is banning Chinese
Opinion: Cities should decide how and where 5G is deployed

Opinion: Cities should decide how and where 5G is deployed

We can’t ignore how potentially intrusive deployment of internet infrastructure will affect our cities.

Canada's first 5G network starts rolling out in four cities

Canadians won't have to look on with envy as Americans get 5G. Telecom giant Rogers has started rolling out the country's first 5G network in the downtown cores of four large cities (Montreal, Ottawa,

NextNav raises $120M to deploy its indoor positioning tech to find people in skyscrapers

NextNav LLC has raised $120 million in equity and debt to commercially deploy an indoor positioning system that can pinpoint a device’s location — including which floor it’s on — without GPS . The
T-Mobile’s Fate With Judge After Last Arguments in Sprint Trial

T-Mobile’s Fate With Judge After Last Arguments in Sprint Trial

T-Mobile US Inc.’s bid to buy wireless rival Sprint Corp. is in a judge’s hands after the companies made their final plea for him to reject a state lawsuit seeking to block the deal.
How to Find the Login Page on Public Wifi

How to Find the Login Page on Public Wifi

Depending on where you live, there are tons of places that offer free wifi connections so you can work or study remotely, or avoid cutting into your data limits on your smartphone. However, some

Bluetooth Will Support Hearing Aids, Sharing, and a Better Audio Codec

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: Now that most smartphones don't have headphone jacks, there's no shortage of complaints about Bluetooth. This year at CES, the industry group in

Nuraloop hands-on: Possibly the smartest earbuds around

Nura burst onto the headphone scene a couple of years ago with the Nuraphone. With its app-based hearing test for customized audio, haptic bass, noise cancellation and over-ear-but-still-in-ear

Sprint is shutting down Virgin Mobile ahead of planned T-Mobile merger

Sprint is getting ready for its planned T-Mobile merger by axing one of its prepaid brands. The telecom is shutting down Virgin Mobile service and will transfer all customers to Boost Mobile starting

The Biggest Problems With Bluetooth Audio Are About To Be Fixed

Bluetooth will soon roll out some of its technology's biggest improvements in its nearly 20-year history. From a report: The new Bluetooth standard will be known as LE Audio and one of the biggest
LynQ smart People Compass released to general public

LynQ smart People Compass released to general public

In 2019, the LynQ team raised a sizable amount of cash via crowdfunding and sold 20,000 LynQ people compasses. That’s LynQ, the “people compass” that works with the ability to “keep groups together
LinQ smart People Compass released to general public

LinQ smart People Compass released to general public

In 2019, the LinQ team raised a sizable amount of cash via crowdfunding and sold 20,000 LinQ people compasses. That’s LinQ, the “people compass” that works with the ability to “keep groups together
The first HP Tile tracker-integrated laptop is here

The first HP Tile tracker-integrated laptop is here

HP Elite Dragonfly will be the first device with a Tile tracker embedded within, shown first at CES 2020. This is the first of what’ll probably be a whole line of laptops with “embedded” Tile
The first HP Tile tracker-integrated laptop is here

The first HP Tile tracker-integrated laptop is here

HP Elite Dragonfly will be the first device with a Tile tracker embedded within, shown first at CES 2020. This is the first of what’ll probably be a whole line of laptops with “embedded” Tile
Can I Recover a Lost iPhone If I Only Have the IMEI Number?

Can I Recover a Lost iPhone If I Only Have the IMEI Number?

It’s never fun to lose your phone, but it can get worse. While Androids and iPhones have plenty of protections you can use to lock or otherwise find your device when you’ve misplaced it, or when
Can I Recover a Lost iPhone If I Only Have the IMEI Number?

Can I Recover a Lost iPhone If I Only Have the IMEI Number?

It’s never fun to lose your phone, but it can get worse. While Androids and iPhones have plenty of protections you can use to lock or otherwise find your device when you’ve misplaced it, or when

This new wireless charger from Zens nearly fulfills the promise of Apple’s AirPower

Apple’s cancellation of its AirPower wireless charging mat was one of the company’s few big public flubs, but the concept behind the cancelled product remains attractive: A wireless charging pad that
Kew Labs debuts $105 wireless phone charger you can hide under furniture

Kew Labs debuts $105 wireless phone charger you can hide under furniture

A new under-counter wireless charger can be hidden under virtually any surface, within furniture, enabling fast charging of Samsung and Apple phones.
I fell out of love with VR, but the Vive Wireless rekindled the flame

I fell out of love with VR, but the Vive Wireless rekindled the flame

Virtual reality isn't cheap, but upgrading what you have can be more economical than buying new. While my HTC Vive has languished on the floor for months at a time, perhaps some accessories can teach

China nears completion of its GPS competitor, increasing the potential for internet Balkanization

On Friday, China announced that it would complete its competitor to the U.S.-operated global positioning system network by the first half of next year, increasing the pace of its decoupling from U.S.