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How China, Brexit, and the US derailed global 5G wireless

The game of 5G and geopolitics: What’s at stake? The world’s most promising technology platform has become the grand prize in a game of global trade war. As China seizes prime platform territory, US allies find themselves caught in the crossfire. ZDNet’s Scott Fulton sits down with TechRepublic’s Karen Roby ...

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NBN moves into Layer 3 with Sky Muster Plus launch

NBN moves into Layer 3 with Sky Muster Plus launch Broadband wholesaler to exempt certain sites, email, and operating system updates from satellite data quota. The company responsible for deploying the National Broadband Network (NBN) across Australia has taken the wraps off its Sky Muster Plus plan, first flagged in ...

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Airtel pinned for dragging Singtel Q1 down

Image: Singtel Singtel Group has reported a slight dip in revenue of SG$21 million to SG$4.1 billion alongside a 2% drop in earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortisation (EBITDA) to SG$1.18 billion for its first quarter of fiscal year 2020 to June 30. Thanks to a SG$162 million exceptional ...

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New Dragonblood vulnerabilities found in WiFi WPA3 standard

Image: Mathy Vanhoef & Eyal Ronen Earlier this year in April, two security researchers disclosed details about five vulnerabilities (collectively known as Dragonblood) in the WiFi Alliance’s recently launched WPA3 WiFi security and authentication standard. Yesterday, the same security researchers disclosed two new additional bugs impacting the same standard. The ...

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Huawei pushes past 400 billion yuan in half-year revenue

Image: Angela Lang/CNET Huawei has broken 400 billion yuan ($58 billion) in revenue for its first half, despite being under what chair Liang Hua called “immense pressure from the US government”. The company has yet to reveal the full details of its first-half results, but disclosed on Tuesday that it ...

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Kazakhstan government is now intercepting all HTTPS traffic

Starting Wednesday, July 17, 2019, the Kazakhstan government has started intercepting all HTTPS internet traffic inside its borders. Local internet service providers (ISPs) have been instructed by the local government to force their respective users into installing a government-issued certificate on all devices, and in every browser. The certificate, once ...

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Telstra outage takes down ATMs and Eftpos

(Image: Chris Duckett/ZDNet) Telstra has acknowledged it is suffering an outage that has taken out some of the essentials of 21st century Australian life: ATMs and Eftpos terminals. “We’re currently looking into an issue affecting services including Eftpos and access to ATMs,” the company said in a tweet at 4:19pm ...

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