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Canada’s Telus says partner Huawei is ‘reliable’: reports – TechCrunch

Canada’s Telus says partner Huawei is ‘reliable’: reports – TechCrunch The US-China tension over Huawei is leaving telecommunications companies around the world at a crossroad, but one spoke out last week. Telus, one of Canada’s largest phone companies showed support for its Chinese partner despite a global backlash against Huawei …

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Mobileye is using its sensors to create detailed maps of the UK – TechCrunch

Mobileye is using its sensors to create detailed maps of the UK – TechCrunch Mobileye, the Israeli-based automotive sensor company acquired by Intel in 2017, is leveraging the huge amounts of data it can collect to help build precise maps of the UK’s roads and infrastructure. The company announced at …

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Still a year away from launch, Meg Whitman and Jeffrey Katzenberg’s Quibi keeps adding talent – TechCrunch

Still a year away from launch, Meg Whitman and Jeffrey Katzenberg’s Quibi keeps adding talent – TechCrunch Video won’t start rolling on Meg Whitman and Jeffrey Katzenberg’s new bite-sized streaming service with the billion dollar backing until the end of 2019, but talent keeps signing up to come along for …

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Nigerian data analytics company Terragon acquires Asian mobile ad firm Bizense – TechCrunch

Nigerian data analytics company Terragon acquires Asian mobile ad firm Bizense – TechCrunch More posts by this contributor Africa Roundup: Local VC funds surge, Naspers ramps up and fintech diversifies Tarform debuted new e-motorcycles but is there a U.S. market? Nigerian consumer data analytics firm Terragon Group has acquired Asian mobile marketing company Bizense in …

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Deloitte: Tech and Telecom Execs Plan to Invest Millions in Blockchain

Deloitte: Tech and Telecom Execs Plan to Invest Millions in Blockchain A new survey from Deloitte found that 40 percent of executives from the telecom, media and technology (TMT) space want to invest millions in blockchain research during the next year. Published Tuesday morning, the findings – included in a report …

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South Korean Telecoms Giant KT Has Built Its Own Blockchain

South Korean Telecoms Giant KT Has Built Its Own Blockchain KT Corporation, one of the two largest telecoms companies in South Korea, has launched a proprietary blockchain network, aiming to apply the technology across areas including ID verification, data roaming and energy trading. According to a report from CoinDesk Korea, …

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UK sets out plan to spend billions on fiber and 5G broadband for all – TechCrunch

UK sets out plan to spend billions on fiber and 5G broadband for all – TechCrunch The UK government has set out a package of measures it’s hoping will futureproof domestic networks and boost international competitiveness by supporting a nationwide rollout of full fiber broadband and 5G mobile technology. The Future …

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A Japanese Telecom Giant Wants to Use Blockchain to Store Contracts

A Japanese Telecom Giant Wants to Use Blockchain to Store Contracts Japanese telecommunications giant Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT) may be looking to invent a new contract agreements system based on blockchain technology, according to a patent application published Thursday. The world’s fourth-largest telecom provider details how it could use …

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The Uberization of telcos – TechCrunch

The Uberization of telcos – TechCrunch Dieter Gerdemann Contributor Dieter Gerdemann is a partner with global management consulting firm A.T. Kearney in the Communications, Media & Technology Practice. For the past decade, telecommunications companies around the globe have been grappling with falling average revenues per user equaling stagnant growth rates. …

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Telecoms Giant Wants to Move Mobile Data Top-Ups to a Blockchain

Telecoms Giant Wants to Move Mobile Data Top-Ups to a Blockchain China Mobile Corporation, one of the three state-owned telecommunications giants in the country, is exploring the use of distributed ledger technology within its core mobile data business. According to patent application filed with China’s State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) …

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