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Apple unveils new iPhones for faster 5G wireless networks

Apple unveiled four new iPhones equipped with technology for use with faster new 5G wireless networks, hoping that demand for higher data speeds will spark demand for new phones. That might not happen as quickly as Apple would like. In a virtual presentation Tuesday, the company announced four […]

China’s facial recognition rollout reaches into mobile phones, shops and homes

SHANGHAI – China on Sunday put into effect new regulations that require Chinese telecom carriers to scan the faces of users registering new mobile phone services, a move the government says is aimed at cracking down on fraud. The rules, first announced in September, mean millions more people […]

Apple cuts prices, ramps up services as iPhone 11 launches

Apple unveiled its iPhone 11 models Tuesday with a price cut for the most basic models while also laying out plans for streaming and gaming services as it bids to weather the slump in the global smartphone market. Price appeared to be a key consideration as the tech […]

5G presents security challenge for telecom operators

While Washington’s concerns that future 5G wireless networks could be vulnerable to spying by China have dominated headlines, businesses have long been pushing to make sure the technology is as secure as possible. With fifth-generation wireless networks, or 5G, starting to be rolled out this year, the issue […]

Vietnam’s Viettel seeks to double Myanmar customer base: CEO

HANOI – Vietnam’s largest telecommunication company, Viettel, is seeking to double its five million subscribers in Myanmar by the end of the year, its president and chief executive officer Le Dang Dung told Reuters an in interview on Friday. Viettel, whose $1.22 billion unit Viettel Global Investment is […]

Waning iPhone demand highlights Chinese consumer anxiety

BEIJING — Apple Inc.’s $1,000 iPhone is a tough sell to consumers in China unnerved by an economic slump and the trade war with the U.S. CEO Tim Cook said in a letter to shareholders released Wednesday that demand for iPhones is waning and revenue for the last […]

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