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Qualcomm’s New Snapdragon Chip Suggests 5G Is Almost Here
At an event on the island of Maui, Qualcomm and Samsung showed off new tech that should put some 5G
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Tumblr to ban all pornographic content from 17 December
From 17 December, posts with "real-life human genitals or female-presenting nipples" will be banned.
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Google staff pledge cash to striking workmates
The cash would be used to support any staff striking over Google's work on a search engine for China.
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Carphone Warehouse faces Black Friday backlash
Problems with credit checks led some customers to be wrongly refused smartphone contracts.
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Huawei: Why has UK not blocked Chinese firm’s 5G kit?
New Zealand's bar on the company's 5G kit raises questions about why the UK seems less concerned.
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Mobile faster than wi-fi in many countries
Future faster networks will relegate wi-fi networks to the slow lane, global research suggests.
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Google finally cleans up its Esta ads after eight years
It says machine learning will stop expensive unofficial Esta services from advertising on Google.
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Instagram targets fake likes and comments
The photo-sharing service say it will warn those using popularity-boosting services before taking action.
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Black Friday and Cyber Monday online shopping tips
How to be a savvy shopper - and not come a cropper - in the Black Friday sales.
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Rowhammer Data Hacks Are More Dangerous Than Anyone Feared
Researchers have discovered that the so-called Rowhammer technique works on "error-correcting code" memory, in what amounts to a serious escalation.
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Facebook appeals against Cambridge Analytica fine
The social network says the UK's data watchdog £500,000 penalty was unjustified.
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Google helps boost High Street spending with search
Technology showing inventory for local shops will go live on Google search over next 12 months.
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