Category: Technology

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 […]

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 […]

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