5G phones and networks are here, but features, effects are unclear
Unclear what the newly launched networks are able to do, experts say it will take years to understand the true potential.
UK to exclude Huawei from role in high-speed phone network
Backtracks after US threatened to sever intelligence-sharing arrangement over concerns over equipment allowing China to infiltrate UK networks.
Promised 25% wireless rate cut is on top of recent reductions: Bains
Rate reductions mandated to achieve over the next two years will be measured starting after the Oct. 21 election.
Problems with wireless voice service? Reasons for outage unclear
Dropped wireless voice calls and customers unable to place or receive wireless voice calls.
Rogers to launch new IoT service in Ontario in step towards 5G
Service will be best used for asset monitoring, industrial automation, utility meters and smart cities.
UK’s pro-Huawei signals give Canada space on 5G decision: expert
UK National Cyber Security Centre has concluded that with care and safeguards, Huawei equipment can be used in 5G networks.
Trump says ‘no folding’ in trade negotiations with China
… but tweeted his support for ZTE, putting him at odds with the US Commerce Department.
ABCs of ZTE: Tech firm in focus amid US China trade dispute
Trump muses about possible easing of sanctions against Chinese telecom company caught violating US embargoes against Iran and North Korea.
Trump offers US aid to penalized Chinese telecom company ZTE
Company accused of misleading US regulators after it settled charges of violating sanctions against North Korea and Iran.
Rogers to test 5G tech in Ottawa, Toronto and other cities
Hardware and software development means networks won’t to be ready for “prime time” until about 2020.
Apple tests the bounds of iPhone love with a $1,000 model
Rumoured to feature a sharper OLED screen that extends from edge to edge of the device.
iS5 gets $750K to develop more secure industrial ethernet products
Cyber security platform and technology will operate in temperatures ranging from -40 to 85 degrees C.
BlackBerry diehards bemoan the end to Canadian made smartphones
Waterloo company is outsourcing production severing the Canadian hardware link.
Samsung urges all consumers to stop using Galaxy Note 7
Global recall urges users to return phones for a replacement.
Samsung releases Canada details of Galaxy Note 7 recall
Voluntary exchange for smartphone model following reports of exploding batteries.
Too many new smartphone models made each year: survey
More than half of respondents from six countries would prefer to change their phones less frequently.
Telus study finds Canadian businesses split on IoT plans
Nearly half have no plans to implement Internet of Things technology.
Chinese phones push aside Apple, Samsung and go global
Cheap Android phones with not-so-cheap features aim for more budget-conscious customers.
Samsung wants $399M smartphone award tossed
Appealing to US Supreme Court over Apple patent dispute
Malware targeting Android phones on the rise
German report says some handsets are infected at sale.
Storm failure a major blow to BlackBerry: Balsillie
Calls for more support aimed at developing Canada’s tech sector.
Apple, Android coming to your dashboard
GM to turn Chevy dashboards into smartphones; other automakers to follow.
BlackBerry issues global layoff notices
Unspecified number will include those who made hardware and software.
UK has top internet economy in G20: BCG
The sector has overtaken manufacturing and retail.
Samsung hopes ride on Galaxy S6 smartphone
Enhanced phones go on sale in 20 countries on Apri1 10.
EDC provides $191M for MDA satellite deal
Financing for construction of multi-mission Amazonas 5.
EU urges quick agreement on major investment plan
Major infrastructure projects will help kick start economies
Com Dev posts Q1 loss of $11.6M
Cites currency hedging and other items.
Samsung takeover of Blackberry: a logical combo?
Analysts say Blackberry’s technology and intellectual property make it attractive to Samsung.
Social media and the distracted thinker
Internet devices are rewiring our brains, but not in a good way.
BlackBerry timetravels with its CrackBerry Classic
Familiar features include menu buttons and a small track pad below the screen.
Maker of glass for iPhones shuts down Phoenix plant
Company files for bankruptcy, 727 jobs eliminated.