Tech Hangover: Is Huawei really the enemy?
How do you even pronounce Huawei anyways?
We get it, you have a life. There’s no way you can read all of the day’s news in one single shot, let alone visit every web page, which is why we’re here to help. Well, sort of.
There’s a ton of tech news we weren’t able to cover throughout the day (hey, give us a break, we’re a small independent outfit), so to help you stay up to speed with everything we didn’t get to, we rounded up some of the biggest stories, which should help you keep up to date. Hence the tech hangover.
Here’s some tech news you probably missed out on today (and when we say you, we mean us, but also…you).
U.S. Officials Say Huawei Can Covertly Access Telecom Networks
U.S. officials say Huawei Technologies Co. can covertly access mobile-phone networks around the world through “back doors” designed for use by law enforcement, as Washington tries to persuade allies to exclude the Chinese company from their networks. – WSJ
CIA Spied Using Sabotaged Encryption Equipment It Sold to Foreign Governments Since the 1970s
The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and National Security Agency (NSA) spied on allies and enemies alike through a company they owned that made cryptography equipment, according to an explosive new report from the Washington Post and Germany’s ZDF news outlet. – Gizmodo
Judge approves $26 billion merger of T-Mobile and Sprint
Shares of Sprint soared Tuesday after a U.S. district judge ruled in favor of its $26 billion deal to merge with T-Mobile. – CNBC
Wireless Show Hangs by Thread as Virus Deters More Companies
The number of big companies abandoning the wireless industry’s biggest annual gathering in response to the coronavirus is stacking up, leaving the event’s organizers scrambling to respond. – Bloomberg
And in just case you missed some of our stuff earlier, here’s what you may have missed:
- Quick, Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 is down to just $3 for the Xbox One
- “Privacy-focused” email clients are scraping your inbox and selling your data to third parties
- Here’s the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra in all its 108-megapixel glory
- Samsung’s Galaxy Z Flip is another folding phone no one needs
- The best Android TV apps for all of your entertainment needs
- Score a copy of Borderlands 3 for just $25
- This 8Bitdo controller is perfect for retro gaming – right now it’s just $38
- FIFA is testing a new AI system that helps refs make more accurate offside calls
- Call of Duty: Modern Warfare season two brings back Ghost and Rust
- Is the iPad Pro waterproof?
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