Month: October 2022

Pixel 7a, Google’s purported affordable “A”-tagged mid-range addition to the Pixel 7 series expected to launch in 2023, will reportedly sport a significant upgrade over every previous A-series Pixel smartphones. It has been reported that Pixel 7a will come with better cameras and wireless charging, amongst other features. Google’s first A-series Pixel, the Pixel 3a,
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After last month’s flurry of AAA game launches, one would naturally expect the following days to be a barren wasteland. But, heading into November, PlayStation comes in hot with God of War Ragnarök, an epic-scale title promising a sombre father-son tale, that takes regular breaks to cleave incoming hordes of monsters. Following close behind is
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Ralf Kreher explained EPS Fallback mechanism in his post earlier, which is still quite popular. This post contains couple of videos that also explain this procedure.  The first is a very short and simple tutorial from Mpirical, embedded below: The second is a slightly technical presentation explaining how 5G system can redirect the 5G VoNR
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Elon Musk told Twitter employees Wednesday that he’s not planning on laying off 75% of staff when he takes over the company, Bloomberg reports, citing “people familiar with the matter.” This walks back what Musk reportedly said last week. The celebrity executive denied the previously reported number when he addressed employees at Twitter’s San Francisco
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Meta Platforms said on Friday it has fixed the issue that was preventing users from accessing its social media platforms. “Earlier today, a configuration change caused some people to have trouble accessing our products,” a Meta spokesperson said. More than 11,000 users across Instagram, Facebook and Messenger had reported issues with accessing the apps, sending
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China Telecom ha registrado crecimiento en la adopción de la 5G durante el tercer trimestre, a pesar de las restricciones impuestas en muchas ciudades a raíz de la pandemia de Covid-19. Más del 64% de sus usuarios ya se ha abonado a los servicios de la nueva generación tecnológica. La operadora ha captado 95,5 millones
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Emphasising on the need to create awareness against fake news, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that social media cannot be underestimated and that a small piece of fake news generated by it can create chaos. The Prime Minister appealed for people to check facts before sharing messages on social media. Addressing a ‘Chintan
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New FCC proceeding looks at opening up to 550 megahertz of spectrum The Federal Communications Commission is forging ahead with identifying potential new spectrum to repurpose for cellular systems and has launched a new inquiry into the use of up to 550 megahertz of spectrum at 12.7 to 13.25 GHz. “The FCC expects that this
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YouTube is rolling out a change impacting how videos appear on its platform. The company today announced a redesign that now splits video content into three different tabs on all channel pages — one for YouTube’s traditional long-form content, another for YouTube Shorts only and a third for Live videos, including past, current and upcoming
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Global police agency Interpol said it was preparing for the risk that online immersive environments — the “metaverse” — could create new kinds of cybercrime and allow existing crime to take place on a larger scale. Interpol’s member countries have raised concerns about how to prepare for possible metaverse crime, Madan Oberoi, Interpol’s executive director for
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TRAI’s apprehensions over potential dilution of powers under the draft telecom bill have been addressed, and the government may look at the option of taking up provisions related to strengthening of the regulatory body separately at a later stage, DoT sources said. On over-the-top (OTT) communication apps, sources said, the focus is on user protection
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Juniper Research predicted operator-billed 5G service revenue would hit $315 billion by 2023, up 60 per cent year-on-year, but warned additional revenue outside of subscriptions remained a work in progress. The company forecast the revenue increase would be driven by the migration of mobile subscriptions to 5G networks, propelled by operator strategies which minimise or
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The government on Wednesday unveiled new policy reforms for satellite communications services to ease procedures and streamline clearance processes and nudged the telecom industry to substantially speed up the deployment of 5G towers. Telecom Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said that the current pace of tower deployment at only 2,500 per week for 5G is “very less”
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”We’re focused on helping our customers do more with less” – Microsoft CEO Microsoft reported results Tuesday for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2023 earnings, the period ending September 30, 2022. For the quarter, Microsoft reported revenue of $50.1 billion, moderately higher than the $49.61 billion some Wall Street analysts expected. Operating income was $21.5
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LIVE FROM HUAWEI MBB FORUM, BANGKOK: Thai operators AIS and True Corp predicted uptake of 5G services to gain momentum after the prices of compatible handsets recently dropped to below $200. Lower-priced models from Samsung and Xiaomi were launched last month. Saran Phaloprakarn, head of Mobile and Consumer Products at AIS (pictured) explained 5G devices
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Whenever YouTube superstar MrBeast crops up in business or tech headlines, you’re guaranteed to find a slew of bewildered comments: Who is this guy, and why is a YouTuber such a big deal? Am I old if I don’t know who this is? Why is he younger than me, yet makes so much more money?
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Two alleged Chinese intelligence officers were charged in New York Monday after the FBI used a double agent to document their apparent efforts to interfere in the US prosecution of a major telecommunications company. The Justice Department charged He Guochun and Wang Zheng with obstruction of justice, and He with money laundering, after they allegedly
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LIVE FROM HUAWEI MBB FORUM, BANGKOK: Thomas Hundt, chief strategy and technology officer at Axiata Group (pictured), outlined the company’s efforts to reduce operating costs, as it grapples with the challenge of managing rising capex. Hundt insisted operators can better handle the “capex tsunami” by collaborating and sharing infrastructure and offloading tower assets. He highlighted
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