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Germany considers barring Huawei from 5G networks

Germany considers barring Huawei from 5G networks

BERLIN (Reuters) – The German government is debating whether to follow the United States and allies like Australia in restricting China’s Huawei Technologies from accessing its next-generation mobile networks on national-security grounds. Some Western countries have barred Huawei [HWT.UL] from their markets after U.S. officials briefed allies that Huawei is at the beck and call [...]

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Facebook blocks accounts linked to Russian state-owned Sputnik

Facebook blocks accounts linked to Russian state-owned Sputnik

(Reuters) – Facebook Inc (FB.O) said on Thursday it had removed hundreds of Russia-initiated accounts, which it judged to be involved in coordinated inauthentic behavior on its platforms, including some linked to state-owned news agency Sputnik. In a separate statement, Sputnik attacked the social network for a decision it said was political and amounted to [...]

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In 5G play, Vodafone and IBM link up cloud systems for business

In 5G play, Vodafone and IBM link up cloud systems for business

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Vodafone is teaming up with IBM to offer businesses a way to link different cloud computing systems to support the next wave of digital advances, such as machine learning, on super-fast fifth-generation telecoms networks. As part of the deal, the UK-based telecoms operator will pay $550 million to IBM under an eight-year [...]

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