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World's first 5G phone released in South Korea

Telecom giant Samsung Electronics on Friday released the Galaxy S10 5G, the world's first available smartphone with built-in fifth-generation communications, as South Korea seeks to build a lead in the transformative technology.

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Amazon working on internet-serving satellite network

Amazon on Thursday confirmed it is working on a project to deploy a network of satellites for high-speed internet service in underserved parts of the world.

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Want to turn off the internet? It could happen if a solar storm hits the Earth

It's happened before and it could happen again.

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Breakthrough research using quantum cryptography addresses security in 5G networks

New research has demonstrated a ground-breaking solution for securing future critical communications infrastructures, including emerging 5G networks.

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Doctor performs first 5G surgery in step towards robotics 'dream'

Next-generation wireless technology is taking the medical world a crucial step closer to robots performing remotely-controlled surgery, a doctor in Spain said Wednesday after carrying out the world's first 5G-powered telementored ...

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Qualcomm brightens 5G future with modem, antenna module news

Good timing. Just ahead of Mobile World Congress (Feb. 25 to Feb. 28), Qualcomm on Tuesday announced its next gen 5G modem and a new mmwave antenna module. They said the modem "extends the company's 5G and 4G leadership with ...

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Bluetooth 5.1 will improve location accuracy

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) is on the case for location, location, and is striving to make everything find-able. Bluetooth 5.1 has been announced as an update with enhanced support for location services and ...