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Huawei 5G Kit Must Be Removed From UK By 2027

July 15 2020 | TW News Correspondent

The UK's mobile providers are being banned from buying new Huawei 5G equipment after 31 December, and they must also remove all the Chinese firm's 5G kit from their networks by 2027.

Digital Secretary Oliver Dowden told the House of Commons of the decision.

It follows sanctions imposed by Washington, which claims the firm poses a national security...

Huawei: UK Prepares To Change Course On 5G Kit Supplier

July 14 2020 | TW News Correspondent

The UK government is preparing to change course over the role of Huawei in its 5G telecoms network.

Six months after agreeing it could have a limited role, ministers look set to exclude the Chinese company, with no new equipment installed from next year.

The move is in part a result of pressure from Washington.


Coronavirus: How Can We Make Post-Pandemic Cities Smarter?

July 13 2020 | TW News Correspondent

Streets have been eerily quiet in recent months as coronavirus lockdowns imposed by governments around the world hit the pause button on normal life.

And while many pe...

Dell XPS 13 2020 Review: A Fantastic But Flawed Laptop

July 12 2020 | TW News Correspondent

Dell’s XPS 13 squeezes more screen, more power and even Windows Hello face recognition into a tiny frame, but trips up over software issues.

The XPS 13 is Dell’s top-of-the-line compact laptop and starts at £1,349. Various models with different processors, storage and screen resolutions are available.

The XPS line is where Dell shows off its design chops....

Fugaku vs COVID: The Fast And The Fatal

July 12 2020 | TW News Correspondent

With over nine million infected and nearly half a million lives lost, the COVID-19 pandemic has seized the world’s attention for several months. It has also dominated the supercomputing sector, w...

‘90pc Important Services To Be Digital By 2021’

July 11 2020 | TW News Correspondent

The government plans to provide 90 per cent of important services digitally by 2021.

As per the plan, 90 per cent citizens will be brought under internet facilities within next year.

State Minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Zunaid Ahmed Palak gave the informatio...

Huawei: Why The UK Might Hang Up On 5G And Broadband Kit Supplier

July 11 2020 | TW News Correspondent

These are tense times for Huawei and the UK's telecoms providers.

The prime minister will shortly review use of the Chinese company's equipment, with MPs set to be informed of his decision on Tuesday.

It seems likely...

Facebook Civil-Rights Record Hammered In Own Review

July 09 2020 | TW News Correspondent

Facebook's "vexing and heartbreaking" decisions are causing significant setbacks for civil rights, an audit commissioned by the company says.

The two-year-long review says its actions have left many activists "disheartened, frustrated and angry".

Facebook has already said it will make some - but not all - of the changes called for in the 100-page report.

The offi...

Smartwatch Hack Could Send Fake Pill Reminders To Patients

July 09 2020 | TW News Correspondent

Smartwatch software used to help elderly patients could easily be hacked and abused, security researchers say.

Some of the watches are targeted mai...