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Mobile network O2 UK leaps into 5G test bed with Greenwich trial

First taste of 5G for consumers, but will it make any cash?

O2 UK is the latest operator to jump on the "5G test bed" bandwagon, with plans to trial the tech at the iconic former Millennium Dome in North Greenwich later this year.…

Arm emits designs to add iSIM tech to Internet of Stuff

I SIM, you SIM, we all SIM for iSIM

Arm has made public the designs to shove SIM technology into ever more connected gizmos by building an iSIM, along with a cellular modem and microcontroller, onto a single chip.…

Lloyds Banking Group to splash £3bn on tech

IT spend will 'reduce overheads'. You mean branch closures?

Lloyds Banking Group is to splash £3bn on IT investment, amid a major outsourcing and cost-cutting programme.…

RIP, Swype: Thanks for all the sor--speec--speedy texting

Pioneering gesture keyboard given bullet by owner Nuance

One of the best-loved mobile apps of the past decade, Swype, has been given the bullet. Parent company Nuance confirmed it will no longer develop the letter-tracing keyboard, which will disappear from the Apple and Google app stores.…

Don't worry, Eugene Kaspersky. Acronis is just busting a security move...

Oh and a touch of HCI, says data protector as it waltzes into adjacent markets

Analysis  Data protector Acronis is building hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) kit for release in 2019 and developing a security product slated for 2020 – markets in little danger of being under-served.…

Docker - The End of Virtualization?

Death reports somewhat exaggerated

Do you remember those guys that invented virtualization, founded a company, got rich and lived happily ever after, remembered fondly by all? Well, that’s almost the story of VMware. But we might see a different story with some of the people behind Docker.…

Samsung left off Google's new official Androids-for-biz list

Five carriers make the cut, plus 32 mobile management apps - and four Chinese phone-makers

Google has launched an Android Enterprise Recommended program it says " makes it simple for businesses to confidently select, deploy and manage Android devices and services that meet elevated enterprise requirements validated by Google" and has left Samsung off the list.…

Venezuela floats its own oily cryptocurrency to save the world economy

Perhaps it should start at home, where people are fleeing due to lack of food?

Venezuela has launched what it claims is "the first State-issued cryptoasset" and asserts it will fix long-standing problems caused by the USA's 1933 abandonment of the gold standard and restore order to the world economy.…

New Google bias lawsuit claims company fired chap who <i>opposed</i> discrimination

Ad giant says complainant's posts went beyond 'lively debate', on Damore and more

The lawsuit sparked by the sexist screed penned by former Google employee has a bitter sequel, after another former Google employee has sued on grounds his opposition to Damore's memo and other discriminatory acts at the company saw him dismissed.…

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