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WhatsApp attacked by spyware | TECH(feed)

WhatsApp’s recent spyware hack took advantage of a security vulnerability and allowed attackers to access private, digital communication. In this episode of TECH(feed), Juliet walks through the hack, who was affected and how you can...

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Android swipes right on Apple's iOS gestures | TECH(talk)

At this year's Google I/O, the company highlighted new gestures for navigating in Android Q – gestures that will look surprisingly familiar to iPhone users. Computerworld's JR Raphael and Ken Mingis talk about what's changed and why...

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Apple continues to move toward a 5G iPhone | TECH(feed)

Apple settling a lawsuit with Qualcomm brought us one step closer to the 5G iPhone. But not long after striking a six-year licensing deal with Qualcomm, evidence suggests Apple may not want to depend on vendors for its smartphone...

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Qualcomm and Apple settle lawsuit, plus, a look at the streaming service war | TECH(feed)

Qualcomm and Apple shocked many when the two companies settled their global, multi-billion dollar lawsuit. What could this settlement mean for 5G iPhones? Meanwhile, Intel pulls out of the 5G smartphone market. And, Netflix's earnings...

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Apple pushes further into financial services with its card | TECH(talk)

It already had the Apple Wallet, then Apple Pay. And coming this summer is the Apple Card, a credit card that could help Apple tie itself even tighter to the financial services industry – and to its customers.

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Motorola taps freed-up wireless spectrum for enterprise LTE networks

Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) is developing. Out of the gate, Motorola is creating a private land mobile radio (LMR) system that includes enterprise-level, voice handheld devices and fast data networks.

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IT needs to make mobile unified communications a priority

As more corporate workers rely on mobile devices, enterprises need to adopt mobile unified communications, which is easier to scale and manage than wired UC.

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Wearable tech in the enterprise grows, but few workplace uses exist

Even as smartwatch shipments continue to grow, significant industrial and business use cases for these internet-connected devices have yet to appear.

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How to determine if Wi-Fi 6 is right for you

The Wi-Fi 6 is on the horizon. Follow these steps to determine if your business should upgrade to the new wireless standard and how to prepare.

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Wireless spectrum shortage? Not so fast

There’s no shortage of the radio spectrum essential to wireless communications, thanks to greater spectral efficiency and improving regulatory policies. But vigilance is required.

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Foldable phones and 5G: Highlights from Mobile World Congress 2019 | TECH(talk)

This year's MWC was mainly about 5G networking. And foldable phones. In fact, it was the foldables that stole the show, according to PC World's Michael Simon. He and Computerworld Executive Editor Ken Mingis chew over both topics in...

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Mobile World Congress: The time of 5G is (almost) here

Mobile World Congress, the wireless industry’s big annual showcase, featured a heavy emphasis on 5G, the next generation of licensed mobile networks.

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Juniper grabs Mist for wireless AI, cloud service delivery technology

Juniper's $405M buy of Mist brings with it WiFi technology and a significant Cisco-pedigree

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5G networks in 2019? Plus, blockchain gains interest | TECH(feed)

New 5G phones have been unveiled at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, but will users even be able to access 5G networks? And another country rejects U.S. allegations that Huawei spies on users. All that and more on today’s episode...

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All about the Samsung Galaxy S10, MWC '19 and foldable phones | TECH(talk)

Samsung kicked off a busy week for mobile devices with the Samsung Galaxy S10 line-up, just ahead of this year's Mobile World Congress. That makes it a perfect time to talk about the S10, foldable phones and 5G networking.

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Cisco exec. details how Wi-Fi 6 and 5G will fire-up enterprises in 2019 and beyond

Cisco’s Scott Harrell says Wi-Fi 6 and 5G will change how businesses think about wired vs. wireless networking and add new options for SD-WAN deployments.

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Wi-Fi 6, 5G play big in Cisco’s mobile forecast

Cisco: By 2022, mobile will represent nearly 20 percent of all global IP traffic, fueled in part by the Internet of Things.

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Like 4G before it, 5G is being hyped

U.S. carriers are talking about their 5G wireless offerings before they actually have services that support the likely 5G standard, and they face stiff competition from China and others to lead the way.

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Vapor IO heads new edge computing alliance

The Kinetic Edge Alliance, a group of hardware, software and networking companies, will collaborate to accelerate the integration edge solutions.

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Why Android updates are so late | TECH(talk)

The yearly release of a new version of Android always causes a hopeful stir among users. But most of them have to wait months, or even longer, to get the update on their devices.

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