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News highlights – 18 October 2017

News highlights – 18 October 2017

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News highlights for 18 October 2017 Snapchat signs content deal for next year’s Winter Olympics MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – Social media platform Snapchat will present Winter Olympics content at next year’s event in Pyeongchang after striking a deal with Discovery communications’ Eurosport, a move which could help the Games reach the younger demographic it craves. […]

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News highlights – 16 October 2017

News highlights – 16 October 2017

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News highlights for 16 October 2017 Battery startup taps carbon in race to replace lithium-ion cells DETROIT (Reuters) – In an auto industry race to develop electric vehicle batteries that charge faster and are cheaper and safer than lithium-ion cells, startup Zap&Go will do all that with its carbon-ion alternative ‘within a few years’, a […]

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News highlights – 15 October 2017

News highlights – 15 October 2017

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News highlights for 15 October 2017 Oi’s bondholders demand a meeting SAO PAULO (Reuters) – A group of bondholders that are Oi SA’s largest creditors demanded on Sunday that the company’s top executives meet them as soon as possible to renegotiate a debt plan. Read more… Tesla fires hundreds of employees Reuters) – Luxury electric […]

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News highlights – 12 October 2017

News highlights – 12 October 2017

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News highlights for 12 October 2017 Fidelity testing VR for customer service training NEW YORK (Reuters) – Fidelity Investments is testing virtual reality technology to train customer service representatives in its call centers across the United States. Read more… OTT video becoming huge in APAC, driven by content OTT video is expected to witness further […]

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Liberty Global offers customers seamless WiFi handover

Liberty Global offers customers seamless WiFi handover

Written by on October 12, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

The issue of seamless handover between home and public WiFi has been on the list of discussion points for months if not years, and no-one pretended it was going to be easy. Now, though, Liberty Global has announced a partnership with Openet that will deliver just that. Liberty Global’s newly-released Connect App offers its users […]

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News highlights – 11 October 2017

News highlights – 11 October 2017

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News highlights for 11 October 2017 Oi submits restructuring plan BRASILIA/RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazilian phone carrier Oi SA submitted a plan on Wednesday to restructure its 65.4 billion-real ($21 billion) debt burden with a proposal to limit the debt-for-equity swap demanded by creditors to 25 percent of capital. Read more… Samsung chief begins […]

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News highlights – 10 October 2017

News highlights – 10 October 2017

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News highlights for 10 October 2017 UK wants to charge social media levy to keep users safe LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will publish a formal proposal on Wednesday for a levy on social media firms and internet providers to help fund its online safety strategy, designed to tackle bullying, abuse and other risks for children […]

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News highlights – 9 October 2017

News highlights – 9 October 2017

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News highlights for 9 October 2017 Nokia cuts more jobs, halts VR camera production HELSINKI (Reuters) – Nokia plans to reduce up to 310 jobs from its Nokia Technologies unit and halt development of its virtual reality camera “OZO” and hardware, the Finnish company said on Tuesday. Read more… Samsung shares jump on memory chip […]

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News highlights – 8 October 2017

News highlights – 8 October 2017

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News highlights for 8 October 2017 U.S. Treasury investigates illegal surveillance allegations: watchdog WASHINGTON (Reuters) – An internal watchdog at the U.S. Treasury said on Friday it is investigating allegations the department illegally looked at financial records of U.S. citizens. Read more… Drug chains tumble on reports Amazon eyeing their pie (Reuters) – Shares of […]

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News highlights – 5 October 2017

News highlights – 5 October 2017

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News highlights for 5 October 2017 Russian hackers stole U.S. cyber secrets from NSA: media reports WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Russian government-backed hackers stole highly classified U.S. cyber secrets in 2015 from the National Security Agency after a contractor put information on his home computer, two newspapers reported on Thursday. Read more… Social media executives to […]

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